Church News
Thursday, October 25, 2007
 
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.

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. October 27 - Revived, Amanda Jones, Frank Silva.

'The Judgment House'
"The Judgment House", Oct. 26, 27, from 7 to 9 p.m., at Christ Evangelistic Church, 9802 Camp Road, Laurel, 875-2915. A simulation of the Judgment Seat of Christ – a Christian alternative to the Haunted House. Donations are greatly appreciated to help cover the cost of materials. May not be suitable for young children.

Harvest Bible Fun Day
Harvest Bible Fun Day will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church, 17249 Phillips Hill Road in Laurel on Saturday, November 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be fun and fellowship activities for all ages. The day will include Bible lessons, music, games, crafts, lunch and a hayride. Everyone is invited. To register, please call the Church at 302-875-7715.

United Church of the Nazarene
Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 24-27, the United Church of the Nazarene, 4718 Jackson St., Hurlock, Md. will be sponsoring a four-night Revival, 7 p.m. nightly. Pastor is Ebenezer Williamson. Guest preacher will be Bishop Robert E. Farrow, and congregation of Mt. Calvary Free Will Baptist Church, 1607 East Oliver St., Baltimore, Md. The public is welcome. For information contact: the church at 1-410-94-0900 or Sister Paris Twymon, at 1-410-754-9135.

Church Fall Revival
Fall Revival 2007 - "A Provisional God in an Unprovisional World" - Mt. Calvary A.M.E. Church, Concord, Delaware. Services begin Wednesday, Oct. 24, through Friday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m. nightly. Messengers will be Pastor Pat Jones of Heaven Bound Ministries, Seaford; the Rev. Linda Powell of Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church, Ellendale; and Pastor M. Luther Hill of St. James A.M.E. Zion Church of Salisbury, Md. Sponsored by the Maggie J. Roberts Women's Missionary Society. Chairpersons: Timah Rickettsand, and pastor, the Rev. Idola W. Batson. For more information, please call 302-628-3088, 302-265-6183.

Multi-family yard sale
Laurel Nazarene Church, 'Side by Side' will have a multi-family yard sale on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 7 a.m. to noon. All proceeds go to Heifer International which raises money to buy animals for families in poverty around the world.

Delmar Church 'Trunks of Treats'
Attention parents - a safe place for your kids. Bring your children to Delmar Church of God of Prophecy's "Trunks of Treats," on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 5-7 p.m. Dress in costume. There will be free snacks, games and fun. Cars will be lined up in the church parking lot - their trunks filled with safe treats. The church is located on Rt. 13 and Dorthy Road, (3 miles north of the MD/DE state line - between Delmar and Laurel)

Church Walk-a-thon
On Saturday, Nov. 3 at 8 a.m. Macedonia African Methodist Episcopal Church is sponsoring the third annual church walk-a-thon. Eighty percent of the net proceeds will go to the church and twenty percent to the American Heart Association. Last year, following this event, the church donated $1300 to charity and this year they hope to double that amount. In order to reduce our expenses, the church is seeking donations of T-shirts, bottled water, hot dogs, hot dog buns, soft drinks, ice chips, etc., for the participants. In return, your business will be listed as a sponsor on the T-shirts. The walk will begin and end at the church. Only four miles around the great city of Seaford. Please contact Ethel Fountain at 628-3289 for more information.

Middle school conference
More than 3,500 middle school students and youth leaders from Maryland and adjoining states will experience a life-changing weekend at the ALIVE 2007:Transform 12/2 youth conference Friday, Nov. 16 to Sunday, Nov. 18, at the Ocean City, Md. Convention Center. National recording artists Big Daddy Weave, Group 1 Crew, Run Kid Run, local band Unsearchable Riches, Illusionist Jared Hall, sand painter Mark Demel and national youth speakers Monty Hipp, Fred Lynch, Cynthia Tobias and Darrell Scott will offer insight on issues faced by middle school students. Alive 2007 is $75 per person and hotel accommodations are available at for an additional fee. Register by Oct. 29 for $65. For a free leader's information packet, call 1-877-896-3802 or view the information online at www.mmyfc.org.

The Mission of Hope
The Mission needs people with grant writing or program development experience with a not-for-profit organization. Call Mission Administrator Paul Alexander for details. The Mission also accepts vehicle donations that can return a tax deduction and the good feeling that comes from helping those in need. The Mission of Hope provides rehabilitation, education and housing for men who are homeless. The Mission treats the causes of homelessness in order to return these men to a productive life in the community. Please contact the Mission at 629-2559, or you can e-mail the Mission at SeafordMission@Verizon.Net, or write to Seaford Mission, PO Box 1271, Seaford, DE 19973. As always, the Mission appreciates all financial help, vehicle donations, and especially your prayers.

Bus Trip
Chaplain's Chapel, Joel Osteen Bus Trip, Baltimore, on Friday, Oct. 26. Leaving 4 p.m., cost is $25. Call 349-4874.

Huge Family Fall Fun Event
Light the Night! and join families from Bay Shore Community Church in Gumboro, (Rt. 26 and Rt. 30) Friday, Oct. 26 from 5-9 p.m. Come dressed in a non-scary costume and enjoy trunk or treating with a faith-based focus. Have a blast on our huge inflatable slide, compete in our costume contest, and get ready for zany skits and family fun worship from Geddy the Gecko; a Christian Professional Sports Mascot. Hot dogs and refreshments will be served. What a great alternative to Halloween! You won't want to miss it! No charge. Bring all your friends. Be sure to RSVP how many will attend. For more information, contact Kim Johnson at 443-359-0702, or kim@bayshorecc.org. Your family can decorate the trunk of your car like a Bible scene and hand out treats, or you can just come to visit all the cool trunks to receive treats.

Halloween Party at Woodland
A Halloween Party will be held Saturday, Oct. 27, 7 p.m., at Woodland Methodist Church, 4.5 miles west of Seaford across from Ferry. There will be games and prizes in Fellowship Hall. The public is welcome to attend. For more information call 629-8775.

"The Labour of Love" performing
On Oct. 28, the popular singing group "The Labour of Love" will be performing at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Laurel. Labor of Love, has been together since 1999. Their music ministry has been shared with many churches, fairgrounds, and campgrounds throughout Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and New Jersey. They have written some of the songs presently recorded on their 5 CD's. The program starts at 7 p.m., with Don Murray and friends beginning at 6:30. St. Paul's is located on Old Stage Road, just east of US 13. For more information, call Pastor Don at 856-6107, or 875-7900 for directions.

Benefit for St. George's UMC
A Gospel Concert being held at St. George's United Methodist Church, Laurel on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 7-9 p.m. Christian music presented by "The King's Ambassadors," Salisbury; "Sounds of Joy Trio," Laurel; and "Jerry Jones," Seaford. Come out for an evening of God's joy, food and old fashioned fellowship. For more information, call 875-2273.

Women dinner and auction
Mount Olivet United Methodist Women of Seaford, present their annual Roast Beef Dinner on Friday, Nov. 9, from 5 to 7 p.m. This homemade dinner will be served family style in the fellowship hall of Mt. Olivet UMC (Downtown Seaford.) Take-out will be available. The menu includes: (all freshly prepared) roast beef, mashed potatoes, cole-slaw, assorted baked goods and more. Simultaneously, a Silent Auction will be held to raise money for our Missions. Adult cost is $8.50 each. Student cost is $4.50 each and children five and under eat free. Tickets will be available at the door.

"Inward Beauty,"
"Inward Beauty" the priceless gift of a woman. "Your beauty should not come from outward... instead it should be that of your inner-self, the unfading beauty of a gentle spirit, which is of great worth in God's sight." I Peter 3: 3 and 4. Join us for a special evening set aside just for women, on Sunday evening Nov. 11 at 6:30 p.m., at Greenwood United Methodist Church, corner of N. Church and Market streets, Greenwood. Worship music led by: Kim Willey of "Abundant Joy." Guest speaker: Kathy James, nurse practitioner and pastor's wife. Join us for a spiritually refreshing and worshipful time especially for women. You have been designed to bear the gifts and qualities of Christ-like inward beauty that our Heavenly Father has given each woman. Our worship leader and speaker are godly women with a deep love for the Lord and a heart for other women. Refreshments served afterwards. Call Terri Rogers if you have any questions at 628-1747.

Macedonia A.M.E. Revival
Macedonia A.M.E. Church, 431 North St.,Seaford, will host revival beginning Oct. 25, at 7 p.m.- Praise & Worship; on Oct. 26 at 7 p.m., the Rev. Frances Benson, John Wesley AME - Choir & Congregation of Dover; on Oct. 27, at 6 p.m., the Rev. Alma Bolden, Waters United Methodist Church - Choir & Congregation, Oxford, Md. Pastors Dania & Zakiya Griffin

Pastoral Aide Service Nov. 25
The pastoral aide committee of All Walks of Life Outreach Ministries will have a service on Nov. 25, at 5 p.m. The Guest Preacher will be Rev. Rosie L. Edwards of Tabernacle of Prayer of Salisbury, Md. Should you have any questions feel free to contact the church at 302-875-7772. "A ministry where Everybody is Somebody & Jesus Christ is Lord of All"

Trunk or treat at Grace Baptist
Trunk or Treat will be celebrated at Grace Baptist Church Wed, Oct 31, 6 p.m. Join us for games, candy, and snacks. All are welcome!