Church News
Thursday, January 31, 2008
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.

Seaford Nazarenes Gospel Concert
Seaford Church of the Nazarene to host a Gospel Concert featuring "Vertical Praise" a gospel group from Charlottesville, TN on Sunday, Feb 3rd at 11am. Everyone is welcome. There is no charge for the concert but a love offering will be taken to support this ministry. Seaford Church of the Nazarene is located at 25667 Faith Lane, Seaford, Delaware 19973 (On Rt. 13S right next to the Guide). Call 302-381-6514 for more information.

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.

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.

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 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. For more information, contact 302-236-0363.

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.

Gospel Cafe guest singers
Centenary United Methodist Church, on the corner of Poplar and Market streets, is hosting its Gospel Cafe every Saturday night at 6 p.m., featuring Bruce and Nancy Willey Music Ministry, live Christian music, fellowship, refreshments. Feb. 1 - Virginia Mitchell, Phil Davis, Ray & Trevor Marine, Cassandra Abbott (premiering new CD songs). Feb. 9 - Dan Welch, DJ & Lily Wooten, J.R. Mayle, Kaila Clucas (9 years old), Milton Fosley. Feb. 16 - Dinner & Ice Cream Social, Dress 50s, Special night with Don Murray Family. Feb. 23 - Amanda Jones, Rob Harman, Milton Foskey, Kaila Clucas (9 years old), Cassandra Abbott (Premiering New CD Songs). Every week, Mary Ann Young joins us. Everyone is invited to attend. (Come as you are!) For more information contact the church office at 875-5539.

Youth Empowerment Service
On Saturday, Feb. 2, at 6 p.m. All Walks of Life Outreach Ministries will be having a Youth Empowerment Service. The Guest preacher will be an 11-year-old young man, Minister Malik Fooks of Jehovah Tabernacle Holiness Church of Berlin, Md. You don't want to miss what God is doing through this young man. For more information you may contact 302-337-8856 or 875-7772. Pastor Randy & Lady Lorrie Jones are the Host Pastors. All are welcome.

St. George's UMC Gospel Concert
A Gospel Concert is being held at St. George's United Methodist Church, Laurel, on Sunday, Feb. 3, at 7 p.m. Music will be presented by "Good News Tour Ministries," Craig Banks, Laura Mitchel and Earl Hoopes. For more information, call 875-2273, Hattie L. Tull, 32846 Bi-State Blvd., Laurel.

Ash Wednesday service
Trinity United Methodist Church, located on Phillip's Hill Road, near Trap Pond in Laurel, will be holding an Ash Wednesday Service on Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. The service marks the beginning of Lent and all are welcome. Call 875-7715 for more information.

Macedonia AME Church 7 up
Seven Up Dynamic Speakers – Wake Up! Shut Up! Dress Up! Stand Up! Look Up! Reach Up! Lift Up! on Saturday, Feb. 9, at 9 a.m., at Macedonia AME Church, 431 North St., Seaford. The Rev. Dania R. Griffin is Pastor.

Love INC seeks leader
Love INC (In the Name of Christ) of Mid-Delmarva, a network of interdenominational churches providing help for the needy, seeks a dedicated volunteer to act as chair to recruit committee members, oversee the affiliation process already in progress, conduct committee meetings, and act as main contact for Love INC national headquarters. Call the Rev. Constance Hastings at 629-9466, ext. 121, for more information.

Free community luncheon
A free community luncheon (soup and sandwiches) will be held on Feb. 16 at Laurel Baptist Church from noon-2 p.m. The church is located on the west side of 13A, approximately 2 miles south of town. Any questions, call Shirley at 875-2314 or 875-7998.

Trinity UMC hosts O'Day Family
On Sunday, Feb. 17, Trinity United Methodist Church will be welcoming the O'Day Family from Georgetown for an evening of music. A dinner will be served beginning at 5 p.m. with the concert starting at 6:30 p.m. There is no charge for the dinner. A love offering will be taken. Come out and enjoy this special evening of food and music. For more information, call 875-7715.

Hymn Sing
Laurel Baptist Church will be having a Hymn Sing on Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. 'The Revived' will be praising the Lord in song. The church is located on the west side of 13 A, approximately 2 miles south of town. Any questions, call Shirley at 875-2314 or 875-7998.

Take My Hand Ministry
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.

Celebrate Recovery
Celebrate Recovery, a step program which claims Jesus Christ as its Higher Power, is meeting at St. John's United Methodist Church, Pine and Poplar Streets, on Tuesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. This program is open to all persons who wish to turn over their hurts, habits, and hang-ups to God such that they may be healed. For more information, call Rev. Constance Hastings, 629-9466, or Robert Spadaccini, 841-1720.

St. Luke's Shrove Tuesday
On Feb. 5, at 6 p.m. a Shrove Tuesday pancake supper will be served at St. Luke's Parish Hall which is located at the corner of King and North streets in Seaford. The public is invited to attend. A free will offering will be accepted. On Ash Wednesday, Feb. 6, there will be a Service of Holy Eucharist with Imposition of Ashes at 10:30 a.m., at the Manor House on Middleford Road, in Seaford; and at 7 p.m. at St. Luke's Church on Front Street. St. Luke's is a liturgically-based Episcopal Church and newcomers and visitors are welcome.