Church News
Thursday, August 11, 2005
River of Life Youth Ministry
Sold Out Youth Ministry's Friday Nite Live starts Aug. 5, at 7:30 p.m., for ages 13 through young adult at River of Life Christian Center, 17 West Market St., Greenwood.
For more information call (302) 349-9420.

Take My Hand Ministry Auction
Take My Hand Ministry, Inc. will sponsor its seventh annual charity auction on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 on Governors Avenue in Greenwood. The Preview starts at 9 a.m. followed by the auction at 10 a.m. with auctioneer Tommy Tucker of Greenwood. Refreshments will be served by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company. Baked goods are available, too.
The yearly auction benefits needy clients of Take My Hand Ministry, and this year it extends to Supporting Our Troops. The ministry is a nonprofit organization and contributions are tax-deductible. For more information contact Dr. Michaele Russell at 349-4220.

Church of Nazarene VBS
J-Force Vacation Bible School, a high energy, high tech adventure will be hosted by the Seaford Church of the Nazarene. The event will take place Aug. 8-12 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Children ages 5-12 are welcome to attend. Transportation is available. Please contact the church at 629-3929 for more information.

Laurel Wesleyan Church VBS
Laurel Wesleyan Church will be having a Super Hero Vacation Bible School Aug. 15-19, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., for nursery through grade 6. Then on Sunday, Aug. 21, at 10:30 a.m. will be the annual Kids Day with music, drama, crafts and snacks. Laurel Wesleyan Church is located just north of Laurel on U.S. 13A. Register on-line at; or call 875-5380.

Blades Vacation Bible School
Blades United Methodist Church, 306 South Market St., will have a Vacation Bible School Monday, Aug 15, through Thursday, Aug. 18. The time is 6:30-8:30 p.m. A closing program will be held after the 11 a.m. worship service on Sunday, Aug. 21. Theme is Serengeti Trek. The V.B.S. is for ages 4-12. Snacks will be served each night. There is no fee. On Saturday, Aug. 6, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. there will be a registration period at the church. Light refreshments will be served. For those unable to make this time period, registration can be done by calling 629-7265, leaving a message if necessary. Registration before Aug. 15 would be appreciated.

Evangelism classes coming
Evangelism classes start on Saturday, Aug. 6, at 10 a.m. Classes will run on a four-week cycle at the River of Life Christian Center, 17 West Market St., Greenwood. For more information call the church office at 349-9420.

Youth Service in Greenwood
A Friday Nite Live Youth Service (ages 13 to young adult) starts on Aug. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at River of Life Christian Center, 17 West Market St., Greenwood. For details call the church office at 349-9420.

National artist at Epworth
National recording artist Jamie Slocum will perform at Epworth Fellowship Church on Sunday, Aug. 7, at 10:30 a.m., and the community is welcome. The cost of the performance is free, however, a love offering will be taken. Epworth Fellowship Church is located in Laurel at 14545 Sycamore Road. For more information, call the church office at 875-7995.

VBS for Special People
The Bible School for Special people (BSSP) program at Christ Lutheran Church will be hosting a Vacation Bible School program, Aug. 11-15. This program is designed for adults with developmental disabilities. The Vacation Bible School program will begin at 6 p.m. and will conclude at 8 p.m. A free dinner is available to students. This year's theme is "Safari Adventure Ñ Discover Jesus the King." There will be a closing program at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and all are welcome to attend. For more information phone 628-8909.

School Reunion Service
On Sunday, Aug. 14, at 4 p.m., Mt. Pisgah A.M.E. Church, Townsend Street, Laurel, will be hosting the Mt. Calvary Homecoming Choir of Concord, Ala. This service is for anyone who attended Paul Laurence Dunbar School. Parking is available in the church parking lot adjacent to Stop and Shop in Laurel.

Bethel Charge VBS
Bethel Charge, Mt. Zion Church, will have Vacation Bible School (Construction Zone) Aug. 8 to 12. For more information, call 629-4236.