Church News
Thursday, January 24, 2008
Men's Day Service
The men from Faith United Methodist Church, Rehoboth, are starting off the New Year with a Men's Day Service set for Sunday, Jan. 27, 4 p.m. Faith at Belltown (Rt. 9), Lewes-Georgetown Highway) Lewes. The theme for this year's Men's Day Service is 'God Chasers: Ordinary Men with Godly Influences.' A fellowship dinner will be served immediately following service. Everyone is encouraged and welcome to attend. For more information call the Rev. Thomas Johnson, Pastor of the Lewes Charge at 645-4833, 381-4075; or Diaz J. Bonville at 645-7544, 337-2874.

Centenary Church Gospel Cafe
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. Jan. 26 - Good News Tour, Dawn Hopkins, Don White. For more info, call Bruce Willey at 875-5539.

Mt. Olivet UMC
Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church presents 'Tell it like it is,' The storytelling of Michael Forestieri. The Rev. Michael Forestieri will be at Mount Olivet on Saturday, Jan. 26, from 9 a.m. until noon to lead us in an interactive, dynamic, and just plain fun 'Storytellers Workshop.' The workshop will be held in the Fellowship Hall. A free will offering will be taken. Other churches in the community will be invited to attend. For reservations contact Jackie Hashagen, Education Committee chairperson, 629-5733.

A Night of Worship
The Bible Center Complex will be hosting 'A Night of Worship' on Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Rt. 9 location. Time is 6 p.m. There will be music, dance and praise, including vendors at the service. For information on the event call Lisa Hinton at 628-3916, Valentine Cottan, 629-4977 or Lily Richards at 628-9125.

Macedonia AME Church
Macedonia AME Church family will hold its fourth annual Rainbow Rally on Jan. 26, starting at 5 p.m. at the Macedonia AME Church, 431 North St., Seaford. The Rev. Dania R. Griffin, is pastor. Refreshment served. Donation is $10.

Seaford Ministerium Lenten services sponsored by the Greater Seaford Ministerium will begin on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 6. Services will begin at noon at rotating designated churches and will be followed by a light lunch. The schedule of churches is as follows: Feb. 6 - Seaford Presbyterian Church; Feb. 13 - Christ Lutheran Church; Feb. 20 - Our Lady of Lourdes; Feb. 27 - Atlanta Road Alliance Church; March 5 - Mount Olivet United Methodist Church; March 12 - Gethsemane United Methodist Church.

Centenary UMC Shrove Tuesday
Centenary United Methodist Church, located on Poplar and Market streets, Laurel, will hold a pancake supper on Shrove Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 5-7 p.m. All you-can-eat pancakes, sausage and ham. Children under 3 are free; children 3-11 years old, $3; 12 years old and up $5.

7 Up's Worship Service
7 Up's Worship Service on Feb. 9, beginning at 9 a.m. at Macedonia AME Church, 431 North St., Seaford, with the Rev. Dania R. Griffin, Pastor. This special day will hear Morning Glory 7 Dynamic Preachers.

Calvary UMC hosts Gospel Concert
Gospel Concert on Saturday, Feb. 2, at 6 p.m., with Inner Harbor from Middletown, Va., and Precious Memories Gospel Band from Milford, at Calvary UMC, 301 SE Front Street, Milford. Admission is free. Come out and enjoy a good evening of southern gospel music. For more information, contact: (302) 236-0363.

AME Zion Family and Friends Day
The faithful members of Liberating Power African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church cordially invites you to the 2nd annual Family & Friends Day, Sunday, Jan. 27, at 3:30 p.m. Special guests: will be Pastor Weldon Johnson and the New Life Christian Church of Cambridge, Md. For morel information, contact Sis. Elaine Forbes at 302-730-4334,; or Sis. Virginia Snead at 875-7438, Liberating Power AME Zion Church is located at 7366 Federalsburg Road, Bridgeville.

Annual usher's sermon planned
Mt. Calvary A.M.E. Church in Concord will hold their annual Usher's Sermon on Sunday, Feb. 10. The service begins at 3:30 p.m. and the messenger will be the Reverend Frances Benson of John Wesley A.M.E. Church, Dover. Our theme for the day is "New Beginnings for His Doorkeepers in 2008". Dinner will be served from 2 to 3:15 p.m. and is sponsored by the ushers of Mt. Calvary.

League holds annual meeting
Old Christ Church League will hold their annual meeting on Saturday, Feb. 9 at St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Laurel. The meeting includes an evening of food, fellowship and fun. The social hour begins at 6 p.m., followed by dinner catered by "My Turn to Cook" at 7 p.m. and the meeting and presentation at 8 p.m. Cost is $14 per person and reservations must be made by Feb. 1. Reservations should be mailed to Old Christ Church League, St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 600 S. Central Avenue, Laurel, DE 19956. Checks should be made payable to St. Philip's, noting OCCL Annual Dinner in the memo line.

Good News Tour performs
The Good News Tour will be in concert for the first time at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Laurel at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 27. They have just concluded a four day tour through Virginia and will be sharing their music with everyone. St. Paul's is located on Old Stage Road just east of Rte. 13. For more information, call 875-7900.

Grace welcomes gospel musician
There will be a evening of Gospel Music by Doug Fluharty at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 27, at Grace Baptist Church on Atlanta Road in Seaford. Fluharty, of Easton, Md., has been testifying the love of God for over 35 years in churches across the eastern seaboard. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call 629-8434 or visit the church's website at

Salvation Army hosts events
Friday morning, Jan. 25, at 10 a.m. Bible Study will be held at LifeCare at Lofland Park. Friday night "Friday Night at the Army" will be held for youth ages seven through 16. Pizza is served at no charge at 6:30 p.m., followed by Singing Company, a Sunday School lesson, crafts and timbels. Tuesday evening there will Women's Ministries and Bible Study at 6:30 p.m. with a focus on the book of Romans. Music to Grow On, an interactive music and movement class for moms/caretakers and their children ages 18 months through 5 years of age that meets on Wednesday mornings, resumes on Jan. 30. Space is very limited. If you are interested in joining us, contact Lt. Debbie immediately. Everyone is welcomed every Sunday for adult Sunday School, at 9:45 a.m., Holiness meeting at 10:45 a.m. and a Salvation meeting at 6 p.m. Salvation Army is located at 601 N. Dual Highway, next to the Food Lion in Seaford. For all of our programs if you have questions or need more information, call 302-668-7412 or 302-628-2020.