Church News
Thursday, February 07, 2008
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.

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.

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. 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 the 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.

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 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.

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.

Homemade Easter eggs
Homemade Easter eggs by Christ Lutheran Church, 315 N. Shipley Street, Seaford. First ever, still the best on the shore. Peanut butter, butter cream and coconut cream. Please order by March 16. Pick up March 19. Cost is $3.00 each. To order please call 629-9751 or 629-9755.

Fish fry Fridays through Lent
Fish dinners each Friday night from Feb. 8 until March 6, at the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church Hall. Dinner runs from 4:30 until 7 p.m. Adults $7.50 and children $3.50. Includes "heart smart" flounder (or fish sticks), macaronni and cheese, homemade coleslaw, green beans and a roll. Beverage for those eating in. Take-outs are available. Look for the sign in front of the church. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.

Seaford Ministerium services
This is to notify persons that there is a correction to the listing of churches sponsoring the Lenten Services and Lunches. The corrected schedule is as follows: Lenten services sponsored by the Greater Seaford Ministerium began on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 6, at Seaford Presbyterian Church. Services begin at noon at rotating designated churches and will be followed by a light lunch. The schedule of churches is as follows: Feb. 13 - Christ Lutheran Church; Feb. 20 - Gethsemene United Methodist Church; Feb. 27 - Atlanta Road Alliance Church; March 5 - Mount Olivet United Methodist Church; March 12 - Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church.

All Saints' Lenten programs
All Saints' Episcopal Church Lenten Programs will be held on Wednesdays of Lent. Litany will be at 6:15 p.m., followed by nourishing soup dinner and a short, informal program. Bring a friend and enjoy the fellowship. Program ends at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13 - "The Early Church" from AD 65 to AD 430. Feb. 20 - "The Middle Ages" from AD 410 to AD1483. Feb. 27 - "The Reformation" from AD 1483 to AD 1564. March 5 - "Age of Reason and Piety" AD 1543 to AD 1738. March 12 - "New World Christianity" AD 1492 to AD 1770.

Drama and Dessert
The Covenant Players, a professional touring drama group, will perform at the Atlanta Road Alliance Church on Sunday, Feb. 17, in the gym/fellowship hall. Dessert will be served at 6:30 p.m. followed by the performance. This event is free. The Covenant Players utilize dramatic plays that touch the heart, the mind and the soul. For more information, or to R.S.V.P., please call (302) 629-5600. The Atlanta Road Alliance Church is located at 22625 Atlanta Road, 1-1/2 miles north of Stein Highway in Seaford.

Delaware Pro-Life Convention
The Delaware Pro-Life Coalition will hold its 21st annual convention on Saturday, March 8, at the Holiday Inn Select in Claymont. This day-long event includes five nationally-renowned speakers. The costs for the event are as follows: $45 for learning sessions only; $35 for banquet only; and $70 for learning sessions and banquet. For further information or registration call Joanne Laird at 302-479-5613 or visit