Church News
Friday, July 20, 2007
'The Christian Troupers' Concert
St. Paul's United Methodist Church will be hosting a concert by the popular southern gospel group, "The Christian Troupers". The concert will be held on July 22. It will be outside at the Market Square Park, on Market Street, in Laurel, and it is BYOLC, bring your own lawn chair. Don Murray and friends will begin at 6 p.m. and the Christian Troupers will follow. For more information, call Pastor Don, 856-6107.

Family Fun Day - VBS July 22
Seaford Christian Church will kick-off their "Avalanche Ranch" Vacation Bible School with a family fun day on July 22, at 4 p.m. in the church parking lot (across from Harley-Davidson on Rt. 13 North). Featuring horseback rides, games, fabulous food and a "dunk the preacher" booth. The VBS launch promises fun for the whole family from 4-6:15 p.m. The excitement continues with an evening at "Avalanche Ranch" from 6:15-8:30 p.m. The stampede to Avalanche Ranch continues July 23-26, Monday through Thursday from 6:15-8:30 p.m. each evening. Call 629-6298 for details.

John Wesley UMC Camp Meeting
John Wesley United Methodist Church, 804 3rd St., Seaford will hold its Camp Meeting on July 28, at 11 a.m.with food, fun and fellowship. At 5 p.m., guest preacher will be the Rev. Jonathan Whitney, from the East New Market-Linkwood Charge. Pastor is the Rev. Peggy M. Briggs.

Take My Hand Ministry Auction
Take My Hand Ministry, Inc. will hold its Ninth Annual Charity Auction on Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company on U.S. Rt. 13 in Greenwood. The preview of items can be seen from 9 to 10 a.m. The auction starts at 10 a.m. with Tommy Tucker of Greenwood. There will be a bake sale and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Greenwood Vol. Fire Co. will have refreshments for sale. For more information contact Dr. Michaele Russell, executive director: 302-349-4220.

Take My Hand Ministry Meeting
The Mary and Martha Tea Room, a program of Take My Hand Ministry, Inc., meets on the third Wednesday of every month from 2-4 p.m. at 102 Maryland Ave. in Greenwood. A light lunch is served, and a guest speaker teaches and ministers. This is a woman's ministry. July's guest speaker is Pastor Joyce Mizzelle of Grace and Mercy in Greenwood.

Covered Dish Supper and Karaoke
Join us, on July 21 at 6 p.m., in the Bethel Community House, Oak Grove, for our monthly (3rd Saturday) covered dish supper and evening of karaoke with Jerry Butler. Lot's of fun! Everyone welcome.

'End of the Spear' movie July 21
Christ Lutheran Church will be showing the movie "End of the Spear" (Rated PG-13) on Saturday, July 21, at 7 p.m. Based on actual events, this movie is a powerful story of sacrificial evangelism, forgiveness, and reconciliation. The church is located at 315 Shipley St., Seaford. All are welcome - no charge.

A-Y-C-E Spaghetti dinner
Centenary UM Church, Poplar & Market Sts., Laurel, will host an a-y-c-e spaghetti dinner on Saturday, July 21 from 4-6:30 p.m. in the dining room. Adults are $5, Children 6 - 12 are $3 and children under six eat for free. Dinner is sponsored by the Promise Keepers and benefits the college scholarship fund.

Southern Gospel Quartet
The Anchormen in concert, Saturday, July 21, 7 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Tabernacle, 337 Tilghman Road, Salisbury. No admission charge - a love offering will be taken. One of Southern Gospel's premier quartets, they will be singing their latest release, "Reach Out To Jesus," plus many old favorites.

Union U.M.C. V.B.S. Aug. 6-10
A Vacation Bible School will be held Aug. 6-10, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Union United Methodist Church, 2 N. Laws St., Bridgeville. For more information, call 337-7409.

Union UMC Summer Events
The Union United Methodist Church in Bridgeville announces upcoming Summer events. Any questions, call 245-4426. July 30-Aug. 3 - "Son Seekers" Day Camp for children ages 5-10. Sunday, Aug. 5 - at 5:30 p.m., Faith and Family Night. There will be a Shorebirds game, then a concert performed by Higher Ground. Following the concert there will be a Fireworks Extravaganza. Tickets are only $5. For $22 you can meet a member of Higher Ground and enjoy a two-hour all-you-can-eat buffet. $1 from every ticket is donated to the Joseph House. Monday, Aug. 6-10 - At 6 p.m., Vacation Bible School. Sunday, Aug. 12 - At 7 p.m., Community Hymn Sing. Saturday, Aug. 18 - At 7 p.m., Ice Cream Social.

Centenary Church Gospel Café
Centenary UM Church, Poplar & Market Streets, Laurel, is hosting Christian music each Saturday beginning at 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the church. Bruce & Nancy Willey are presenting live Christian music, fellowship, and refreshments. Everyone is invited to attend. Come as you are. For more information, contact the Church office at 875-3983 or Bruce Willey at 875-5539.

Wesley U.M.C. VBS
VBS leaders at Wesley United Methodist Church are grabbing their beach gear for a water park adventure you won't want to miss. This water park adventure will take place daily from 6:15 to 8:45 p.m., July 30-Aug. 3 at Wesley United Methodist Church on Atlanta Road. Dinner will be provided for a $1 charge beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the community house. Call 628-1615 or 628-0720 to register.

Bethel UMC Charge to hold VBS
Bethel UMC Charge will hold a vacation Bible School on August 6 - 10. It will be held at Mt. Zion UMC on Seaford/Laurel highway. Bethel UMC Charge is composed of Portsville, Mt. Zion and Sailor's Bethel. The theme this year is Avalanche Ranch. For questions, call 875-2713.