Church News
Thursday, October 23, 2008
Mt. Olivet Preschool has added another three-year-old class to its program. There are limited openings in the three and four-year-old classes. Call Linda Stephenson at 629-2786 for details.

Gospel Café Centenary United Methodist Church, corner of Poplar and Market streets, Laurel, hosts its Gospel Café every Saturday night from 6-9 p.m., Featuring Bruce and Nancy Willey Music Ministry; live Christian music; fellowship and refreshments. Oct. 25 - Kaila Clucas, Milton Foskey, Aunt Ruth & Buddy. For more information contact Bruce and Nancy Willey at 875-5539 or 875-7339.

'God Thing' Our country should not be surprised at the recent downturn of the nation's economy, according to Pastor Timothy Jones of the Lighthouse Church of Laurel. According to Second Chronicles, God promises to heal a nation if we humble ourselves, pray and turn from what we as a nation have been doing. Pastor Jones is calling upon Delmarva's churches to participate in 40 days of prayer and supplication ending Nov. 23, to ask for God's Divine Intervention, God's wisdom and as a call for repentance. Pastor Jones is preparing to present a program designed to help people get out of debt, to help people achieve practical methods of living within one's means, and finally achieve financial freedom. The doors of The Lighthouse Church will be open during certain hours of the day and evening so that anyone can come and pray. For more information, call 875-7814, or visit the church at 27225 Kaye Road, Laurel.

Annual Womens Day revival Booker Street Church of God Annual Women's Day theme is God bringing women together in unity. Annual Women's Day black/gold will be Sunday, Oct. 26 at 11:30 a.m., Pastor Brenda Smack at 5 p.m., Pastor Arlene Taylor. For details call 302-856-9097.

Womens conference "Women of Power" conference held Oct. 25, will convene at St. Luke's Parish Hall, 202 North St., Seaford. For information contact 629-6046, registration is $20. Featured speakers: Pastor Peggy M. Briggs, John Wesley United Methodist Church of Seaford. Sharon B. Parker of Mt. Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church of Chesapeake, Va. presenting "Woman at the Well." Deborah Waller of New Zion United Methodist Church of Laurel will present "Health Issues." Apostle Catherine Camper, United Deliverance Bible Center of Laurel will present "Alabaster Box." Minister Olivia Bivens of Clarence Street Church of God of Seaford will present "The Ten Virgins." Sister Vera Worthy, Dickerson Chapel, Millsboro, keynote speaker will present "Esther." Macedonia AME services Macedonia AME Church located at 431 North St., Seaford, will host a revival on Oct. 24 and 25. The theme: "Restoring the Joy of our Salvation," on Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. and Oct. 25, at 6 p.m. Guest speaker will be: Elder Benita Shockley of Rehoboth Temple of Praise, Laurel. The Rev. Dania R. Griffin is pastor and the Rev. Zakiya Y.B. Griffin, is assistant pastor.

Fall Fundraiser begins Christ the Cornerstone Community Church is starting its fall fundraiser. A selection of crafts, gifts, and decorations available until Dec. 15. To view these items, stop by the church, or call 875-8150 for time availability. Church is located at the corner of Seaford Road and Bethel Road, Laurel.

'Travel The Road' Central Worship Center presents Tim Scott & Will Decker from "Travel The Road," Nov. 2, at 6 p.m. Doors will open at 5 p.m. No tickets needed; a Love Offering will be taken. The location is 14545 Sycamore Road, Laurel. For more information call 875-7995.

Eming's dinner Trinity United Methodist Church is sponsoring an Eming's dinner for Friday, Nov. 7, from 4-7 p.m. Tickets are $8.50 and can be purchased from any member, or by calling Tina Wharton at 238-7147. There will be drinks available for purchase and a bake table for dessert. You can eat-in or carry-out. Proceeds will support our ministries and missions.

Dinner gala with music Christ the Cornerstone Community Church presents a dinner gala featuring the special music of John and Linda Murphy and Laura Mitchell, Nov. 8, at 5:30 p.m. Advance ticket sales only. Donation is $12. For information call 875-8150.

Christmas extravaganza Trinity United Methodist Church will have a Christmas shopping extravaganza on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Rev. Lee Elliott building. Home-based vendors such as Pampered Chef, Avon, Longaberger Baskets, Home Interiors, Discovery Toys, Premier Design Jewelry and others will be there for one day of shopping. Orders taken from the catalogues will be there in time for Christmas. Lunch will be available for purchase and there will be free activities for children. Free give-a-ways too. Call 875-4741 for more information.

No Name Band The No Name Band will be at Grace United Methodist Church Hall, Georgetown, on Friday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m. For further information, contact Everett Warrington at 337-7198.

'Lights of Home' St. Paul's UMC will be featuring the "Lights of Home" on Sunday evening, Oct. 26. This program will begin at 7 p.m. St. Paul's is located on Old Stage Road in Laurel, just east of Rt. 13. Pastor Don Murray and friends will start at 6:15 p.m. For more information, call 875-7900 or visit us on the web at

Melson's U.M.C Homecoming Melson's U.M.C, Melson's Road, Delmar, will hold its annual homecoming service on Sunday, Oct. 26, followed by a covered dish luncheon.

Trunk or Treat Oct. 31 Trunk or Treat at Laurel Wesleyan Church on Friday, Oct. 31, at 6 p.m. Join us for a night of safe family fun. Car trunks will be decorated and full of candy for the kids. Also enjoy hayrides, hot chocolate, bobbing for apples, a bonfire and s'mores. For more information call the church office at 875-5380. Laurel Wesleyan Church is located one-half mile north of Laurel on Alt. 13.

St. George's Gospel Concert A gospel concert will be held at St. George's United Methodist Church in Laurel on Sunday, Nov. 2, at 6 p.m. Music will be presented by Todd McMasters, Shylia and Bob Jones, who were of the "Humanairs" group of Laurel. Come out and receive a blessing. For details call 875-2273.

Annual friend raiser House of Hope is holding its 3rd Annual Friend Raiser. The night will include testimonies from House of Hope teens, entertainment by local talent, an update on what God is doing at HOH Delaware and great food and fellowship. The Master of Ceremonies will be Corey Franklin from WOLC. The dinner will be held on Friday, Nov. 14, at 6:30 p.m., at Dulany Hall on the Wesley College Campus in Dover. Tickets are $30 per person and must be purchased by Friday, Nov. 7, or purchase a table of seven for $210. For more information, or to order tickets, call 337-9330.