Church News
Thursday, September 06, 2007
Mission of Hope
The Mission of Hope in Seaford provides rehabilitation, education and housing for men who are homeless. The Mission is looking for a volunteer with "program development" or fund-raising experience. If you have such a background, or know a possible candidate, please contact the Mission at 629-2559, or you can e-mail the Mission at, or write to Seaford Mission, PO Box 1271, Seaford, DE 19973.

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 women's ministry.

Day of Champions
You're invited to a Day of Champions at Laurel Wesleyan Church Sunday, Sept. 9. The rally begins at 10 a.m. with motivational speaker and basketball entertainer Dan Wetzel. After the rally, enjoy free lunch, music, carnival games, sporting contests, and more. Laurel Wesleyan Church is located 1/2 mile north of Laurel on Alt. 13. For more information call the office at 875-5380.

Take My Hand Ministry luau
Join the Board of Directors of Take My Hand Ministry, Inc. for a night of good food, fun, and fellowship while benefiting the ministry. The festivities begin at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Haven Lake in Milford. There will be a live band, The Movies, as well as live and silent auctions, door prizes, and a hula contest. Some very special items will be on the auction block for this event. Tickets are now on sale for $40 per person and $75 per couple. Contact person for tickets is: Dr. Michaele S. Russell at 302-349-4220. You may also send checks or money orders for tickets to: Take My Hand Ministry, Inc., PO Box 900, Greenwood, DE 19950. Each ticket comes with a map.

Ninety & Nine meeting
The Ninety & Nine extends an invitation to all women to join them for their regular quarterly dinner meeting at The Seaford Golf & Country Club in Seaford, on Monday evening, Sept. 10, at 6:30 p.m. Our special speaker for the evening is Lisa Vaughan. This past year, she began to help her husband pastor "The Father's House" in Seaford, after teaching at Epworth Christian School for eight years. Reservations are necessary. Deadline is Sept. 5.

F.I.S.H. Ministry sign-up
Centenary United Methodist Church is beginning a new ministry for children Pre-K through 4th grade. The purpose is to provide fun lessons and activities that will help in building a strong biblical foundation in the young child. The first meeting will be Sept. 20, from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Please call Blair Hall at 875-8106 by Sept. 10, to sign up or get more information.

Mt. Zion holding dinner
Mt. Zion Methodist Church will be holding a Beef and Dumpling Dinner on Saturday, Sept. 8. There will be one seating at 5 p.m. with a limited number of tickets. Carryouts will be available 4:30-5 p.m. only. The community hall is located on 13A between Seaford and Laurel.

Seaford Mission Graduation
The Mission of Hope in Seaford invites you to the graduation of Class 23 from the Mission's Discipleship Program on Friday September 7. A pot luck dinner will begin at 6:30 pm. The graduation ceremony will follow at 7:30 pm. Help us celebrate the beginning of a new season in the lives of our graduates. The dinner and ceremony will be held at St. Johns United Methodist Church, 300 Pine Street, Seaford. Please contact Nancy or Paul at the Mission of Hope at 629-2559. Let us know how many people will be attending and what covered dish item you plan to bring.

Union UMC Celebration
Sept. 9 will be one of the "great days" at Union United Methodist Church. During the 11 a.m. Worship Service, with gratitude and praise, we are proud to be dedicating the new Allen Organ and our new Sound System. At 4 p.m. everyone is cordially invited to share a lovely "Sunday Dinner" in the fellowship hall. Tickets for the dinner are $10 per person, with children 5 and under free. They are available at the 9 a.m. Contemporary Service, the 11 a.m. Traditional Service, at the church office (337-7409), or from Nancy Holden-Smith (424-0601).

Seaford Nazarene Hosts Concert
Seaford Church of the Nazarene invites you to a concert of southern gospel music by the Wilson's on Saturday, Sept 15, at 7 p.m. The Wilson's are a full time singing ministry and have a beautiful sound and spirit. You will be blessed! No charge for admission. Refreshments are available after the concert on a donation basis to help a local family in need. Seaford Nazarene Church is located at 520 South Dual Highway (Rt. 13 South next to the Guide) in Seaford. Call 302-629-3929 or 302-381-6514 for more info.

Victory Tabernacle Revival Time
Revivalist Rick J. Lairsey of Easton, Maryland will be the guest speaker at Victory Tabernacle Church of God in Laurel for "It's Revival Time" Revival Services, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30 and 7 p.m., Monday through Wednesday, Oct. 1-3. The Rev. Lairsey has ministered extensively throughout the United States over the past six years. He is presently serving as Regional Evangelist for the Delmarva-DC Region of the Church of God (Cleveland, Tenn.). Previously, he served as pastor in Maryland, Georgia, and Mississippi. He has ministered in Camp Meetings and Regional Meetings with the Church of God. Come hear the anointed message that will bring healing and help to the hurting, deliverance to those in bondage, and strength to those that are struggling with life. There will be a time of prayer for healing and deliverance in each service. He will minister with a heart of compassion from the brokenness of his own life experiences. You will leave changed and challenged by the Word centered message of Hope. Victory Tabernacle is located on Alt.13 between Laurel and Blades at 28261 Seaford Road. Call 877-0443 for more information.