Church News
Thursday, March 06, 2008
 
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.

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. March 12 - "New World Christianity" AD 1492 to AD 1770.

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 www.delawareprolife.org.

Seaford Ministerium services
Lenten services sponsored by the Greater Seaford Ministerium began on Ash Wednesday, at Seaford Presbyterian Church. Services begin at noon at rotating designated churches and will be followed by a light lunch. March 12 - Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church.

'100 Youth in Jeans Jammin'
March 8 at 4:30 p.m. there will be a spring fashion show and dinner held at Nanticoke River Yacht Club. Tickets are $25. Sponsored by Macedonia AME Church. For more information please call 629-3116.

Community bible study
Central Worship Center in Laurel will be the meeting place for Bible and brunch, a Saturday morning Bible study to begin March 8 at 9 a.m. This 12-week, video-based study will meet each Saturday morning. If you are feeling disconnected and looking for a place to plug in, this may be just what you have been looking for - regardless of your church affiliation or whether you even go to church, you are invited to come out and join in. Costs for materials are $20. If you are interested, call Ivy at 875-4488, or email at bibleandbrunch@ hughes.net.

Gethsamane concert
Willie Blake Davis, a local gospel rock singer is scheduled to be in concert on Saturday, March 29, at 7 p.m. The award winning vocalist is presented by Ed Shockley and Gethsemane United Methodist Church to promote his original compositions from his new fall album including: "My Way Home" & "He Stands." Passionate, soulful, and full sounding would describe the vocal talent of Willie Blake Davis. Come to Gethsemane United Methodist Church, located five miles west of Seaford, Stein Highway & Woodland Ferry Road and share what proves to be a passionate vocal journey with Willie Blake Davis in concert.

Bethel Worship Center concert
Bethel Worship Center on Rt. 13, in Seaford, is hosting a Southern Gospel Concert on Saturday, March 8, at 6:30 p.m. The featured groups are the O'Day Family, "Revived," Bill Primrose, "Reused." The event is open to the public and all are invited to attend. For more information, contact Norman Oates at 841-9869.

Guest preacher
Pre-Appreciation Service with guest preacher, the Rev. Peggy Briggs, pastor of John Wesley United Methodist Church, Seaford, will be at the Booker Street Church of God, Georgetown, March 9, at 5 p.m. Pastor is Bishop Marvin Morris. Call 856-9097 or 856-3404, for more information.

Living Easter
Conley's United Methodist Church in Angola will present its inaugural Living Easter. Four Bible stories will be portrayed including events surrounding the death and resurrection of Jesus. The Pageant takes place on March 14, 15, and 16 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Admission and parking is free. Conley's Church will also have a choir concert on Thursday night, March 20 at 5 and 7 p.m. Their Good Friday worship service on March 21 will be from noon to 3 p.m. On March 23, the Easter Sunrise service will take place at the empty tomb of the Living Easter. Regular Easter Sunday services will be at the church at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. The Living Easter is located at 33104 Jolyns Way off Camp Arrowhead Road, a half-mile from Peddler's Village shopping center on Rt. 24. Follow the signs from Route 24. Conley's Church is located at 22150 Robinsonville Road, one-half mile from the Angola traffic light on Rt. 24. The Angola traffic light is five miles west of Rt. 1 and three and a half miles east of Long Neck Road. The church's phone number is 945-1881.

Youth conference
Metro-Maryland Youth For Christ invites high school students and their youth leaders to head down to the ocean with 4,000 other teens for Youth For Christ's Impact 2008: Roadtrip Youth Conference, March 28-30, at the Ocean City Convention Center in Ocean City, Md. Impact 2008 is $80 per person and does not include hotel accommodations. For more information, call 877-896-3802, or visit www.mmyfc.org.

Revival services
Revival Services are scheduled for March 16-19 at Laurel Baptist Church, beginning at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. The church is located on the west side of 13A, approximately 2 miles south of town. Any questions, call Shirley at 875-2314.

Got life questions?
Laurel Wesleyan Church invites you to a comical life changing play "A Rock & A Hard Place." Join us Thursday, March 20, at 7 p.m., or Friday, March 21, at 7 p.m. and find out the answer to life. Light refreshments and nursery will be provided. Laurel Wesleyan Church is located 1/2 mile north of Laurel on Alt. 13. Admission is free. For more information call 875-5380.

Easter Musical
The choir of the Atlanta Road Alliance Church will present an Easter musical entitled "Known by the Scars: By His Stripes We are Healed" on Thursday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 23, at 11 a.m. The Atlanta Road Alliance Church is located at 22625 Atlanta Road in Seaford, approximately 1-1/2 miles north of Stein Highway (Rt. 20). For more information, contact the church at 629-5600. This event is free!

'Make a Joyful Noise'
The Second Generation Community Chorus (SGCC) of Federalsburg, Md., will be at Booker Street Church of God, Georgetown, on Saturday, March 29, at 6:30 p.m., to make a Joyful Noise unto The Lord. Sponsored by Sister Peggy Trott. Call 856-9097 or 856-3404, for more information.

Indoor yard sale benefit
Bethel United Methodist Church is now accepting reservations for tables at an indoor yard sale from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, April 12. Crafters and those who would like to sell items may rent tables for $20 per table. The yard sale is a benefit for the Johnson family of Harbeson, that lost their home to a fire. In addition to the parents, there are four children, a newborn, 3-year-old, 18-year-old and 19-year-old. The church is trying to help the family with expenses. Donations of items to be sold at the indoor yard sale may be dropped off at the church Friday, April 11. To make a tax-deductible donation, write a check to Bethel U.M. Church, and write "James Johnson/Jean Eley family" in the memo line. Mail checks or gift cards to Bethel U.M. Church, Fourth and Market streets., Lewes, DE 19958. To reserve a table, call Tonya at 542-2386.

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

Gospel Cafe March events
Centenary United Methodist Church, corner of Poplar and Market streets, Laurel, will hold its Gospel Cafe every Saturday night at 6 p.m., featuring Bruce and Nancy Willey Music Ministry. Live Christian Music, fellowship, refreshments. Guest singers for March are:
March 8 - Kaila Clucas (nine-year-old), Hannah Smith, The Crawfords.
March 15 - Don White, Amanda Jones, Bill Primrose, Cassandra Abbott.
March 22 - Ray-N-Trevor Marine, Kaila Cluscas (nine year old), Alexis Hudson, and Revived
March 29 - Lights of Home.
Every week, Mary Ann Young joins us. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, contact the church office at 875-3983, after 8 a.m., or call Bruce and Nancy Willey, 875-5539.

'Learning to Listen' workshop
St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Georgetown invites the public to a workshop presented by the Rev. Jackie Lynn, executive director of the Episcopal Peace Fellowship. The workshop, titled "Learning to Listen," is the first of many opportunities for Delawareans of all religious beliefs to learn essential listening skills as crucial elements of non-violent conflict resolution. Participants will focus on inner conflict as well as conflicts encountered in everyday lives. On Sunday, March 9, the Rev. Lynn will preach at the 10:30 a.m. worship at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Georgetown, corner of Pine and Academy streets. The workshop will begin at 1 p.m. Pre-registration for the workshop is required. The workshop cost is $10 per person. The public is encouraged to register with Debra Goebel at gbwcopper@aol.com or by calling St. Paul's at 302-856-2894.

Latin mass
A Latin mass according to the Missal of 1962 is celebrated on the third Sunday of every month at 3 p.m. at Holy Cross Church in Dover. The mass will be celebrated on March 16. The mass is always a Missa Cantata using traditional Gregorian chant. For further information, call 302-674-5781

Fashion show & dinner
A fashion show and dinner will be held March 8 at 4:30 p.m., at Nanticoke River Yacht Club. Tickets are $25. This is sponsored by Macedonia AME Church. The Rev. Dania R. Griffin is pastor. Call 629-3116 for more information.

Easter egg hunt
There will be an Easter egg hunt at 11 a.m., on March 8, at Laurel Baptist Church, followed by a free community luncheon from noon to 2 p.m. Everyone is invited. Come hunt, eat and fellowship. (West side of 13A, approximately 2 miles south of town. Any questions, call Shirley at 875-2314.

Ninety & Nine dinner meeting
The Ninety & Nine extend an invitation to all women to join them for their quarterly dinner meeting at the Seaford Golf & Country Club, on Monday, March 17, at 6:30 p.m. The special speaker and singer for the evening is Jeana Beno. Jeana has served with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at the University of Delaware for more than 13 years and currently helps to train campus staff as well as student leaders. Come, bring a friend. Reservations are necessary. Deadline is March 12. For more information call Joyce Thomas at 629-2248, Michele Thompson at 877-0797, or Arvalene Moore at 875-4387.

Trinity UMC jewelry workshop
Learn to make unique jewelry with inexpensive polymer clay! Classes will be held on Saturday, March 22, at Trinity United Methodist Church, on Dublin Hill Road (just northwest of Bridgeville), $15 per person - includes lesson (taught by a professional) and all supplies. Sign up early because space is limited. Call 629-4846 or 430-2040 to register. Sponsored by the Trinity Women's Club.

'Gospel Explosion'
The generation of praise of All Walks of Life Outreach Ministries will be sponsoring their second annual "Gospel Explosion" on March 29, at 6 p.m., held at the Citadel of Hope Deliverance Ministries (former Cathedral of Faith) in Concord. There will be many guest choirs, soloist, praise dancers and much more. For more information contact 875-7772 or email us awolministry@verizon.net. The host Pastors are Randy and Lorrie Jones.

Gospel Concert at Grace Baptist
The Gospel trio "Enlighten" will be in concert at Grace Baptist Church, Atlanta Road, Seaford at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 9. "Enlighten" is a Southern Gospel trio based in Greenwood. It is made up of Lisa Yoder, Mike Chupp, and John Warfel. They are known for singing tight vocal harmonies while lifting up the name of Jesus. Their goal is to encourage you in your walk with the Lord and to introduce new people to Jesus, who is the savior of the world. The public is invited to this free concert. An offering will be taken to help with their expenses. For additional information call the church at 629-8434 or go to www.GraceSeaford.org