Church News
Thursday, September 20, 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.

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.) Victory Tabernacle is located on Alt.13 between Laurel and Blades at 28261 Seaford Road. Call 877-0443 for more information.

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. September Guest Singers: Sept. 22, "Sounds of Joy", Todd & Diane Crofford, Frank Silva; Sept. 29, "Two Mile Road", Joe LeCates and the Bethel Worship Center Praise Band.

Donations needed
The Seaford Community Food Closet, which is housed at St. John's United Methodist Church, is requesting donations. Specifically, the following items are needed: children's juice boxes, bottled juices, canned fruit, powdered milk, canned meats, and Jello. Donations may be dropped off at St. John's Church office, located on Pine St., Seaford, from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Tuesdays through Thursdays. To volunteer or for more information, call St. John's at 629-9466.

Crossroads Vocal Band
A traditional and contemporary Quartet will be performing Sunday, Sept. 23rd at 6 p.m. at Union United Methodist Church in Bridgeville. Lyle Hamilton and the band are all from Greenwood. Everyone is welcome so come on out and be blessed!

Yom Kippur Dinner
Salisbury University commemorates Yom Kippur with a special dinner featuring traditional Jewish cuisine 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, in the Bistro of the Commons. The menu includes rosemary rib roast, roast chicken with herbs, potato salad with roasted salmon, mashed Yukon gold potatoes with roasted garlic, challah stuffing, roasted root vegetables, challah bread, Jewish apple cake, and poached pears and rasberries. Cost is $9.68, $5.95 for children 6-12, free for children 5 and under (tax not included). For more information call 410-677-4685 or visit the SU website at

St. Luke's Episcopal Church
The vestry of St. Luke's Episcopal Church met on Wednesday evening, Sept. 12. Meetings for September were announced and are as follows. The Brotherhood of St. Andrew will meet on Wednesday evenings (except for the 2nd Wednesday) at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Parlor. On Sunday, Sept. 23, there will be a meeting of the entire Altar Guild following the 9 a.m. Eucharist Service and coffee hour. A covered dish brunch will be served. The ECW (Episcopal Church Women) will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at noon with a bag lunch in the parish hall. On Sunday, Sept. 30, there will be a meeting of all Chalicists, Worship Leaders and Lay Eucharistic Visitors. The meeting will be held in the church following the 9 a.m. Eucharist service and coffee hour. Coffee hour is held each Sunday in the parish hall after the 9 a.m. service. Word Warrior begins training Sept. 9 marked the beginning of Traveling Light Training Center, a Word Warrior Ministries outreach dedicated to helping prepare Christians to fulfill the call of Christ in their lives. The training program begins at 4 p.m. on Sunday afternoons with speaker's training. This is a 13-week program, which will train speakers and equip them with a marketing kit and at least one CD recording of their work. At 5 p.m., participants are asked to attend the Bible fellowship, during which ministry speakers will conduct 45-minute preaching/teaching sessions based on scriptures. Specific ministry needs will be addressed during leadership/administrative training at 6 p.m. Workshop dates are Sept. 30; Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28; Nov. 4, 11, 18, and Dec. 2, 8, 15. The workshops will be conducted in "The Upper Room," in Downtown Seaford. The Upper Room is located above 33 West and the entrance is on Bradford St. Workshops/sessions are free. Donations will be accepted during the three workshops. For more information, call Diane Cook at 302-734-0572 or visit

'Sounds of Joy'
The 'Sounds of Joy' will be performing at Seaford Wesleyan Church 'The Ark' in Seaford on September 23 at 6:30 p.m. It's sure to be a wonderful time of praise. We are located at 26630 Sussex Highway. Call 628-1020 for information. Bring a friend.