Church News
Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Mt. Olivet Preschool openings 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.

Trustee Day On Nov. 30, at 4 p.m., Trustee Day/Van Rally. Guest: the Rev. S. Alexander Minor, I Zoar United Methodist Church, Selbyville, Male Choir and Congregation. Call 628-2810 for further information. The Rev. Dania R. Griffin is Pastor; and the Rev. Zakiya Y. Griffin, Assoc. Pastor

'Evening of Music' Thanksgiving eve community-wide "Evening of Music" featuring the Handbells of Centenary United Methodist Church, Laurel and St. John's United Methodist Church, Seaford and the choir of St. John's UMC. The Rev. Wayne Grier of Centenary UMC - Laurel will bring a message of Thanksgiving, 7 p.m. Nov. 26, Thanksgiving Eve at St. John's UMC, Pine and Poplar streets, in the heart of Seaford. The evening is to benefit the Community Food Closets of Laurel and Seaford and you are asked to bring a non-perishable food item. An offering will also be received to support the food closets. Contact Pastor Chris Pennington at 629-9466 with any questions.

Christmas musical The Children at Laurel Wesleyan Church invite you to a Christmas Musical about the best gift at Christmas. Join us Saturday, Dec. 6, at 6 p.m. or Sunday, Dec. 7, at 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Nursery will be provided. Laurel Wesleyan Church is located north of Laurel on Rt. 13A. For more information call 875-5380.

Sound Waves Handbell Choir The Sound Waves Handbell Choir of Seaford Christian Academy will be performing for the Seaford Historical Society's, "A Victorian Christmas" at the Ross Mansion in Seaford, on Sunday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come out to enjoy this special Christmas celebration.

Gospel Café Gospel Café of Centenary United Methodist Church, corner of Poplar and Market streets, Laurel meets every Saturday night from 6 to 9 p.m., featuring Bruce and Nancy Willey Music Ministry. Live Christian Music - Fellowship - Refreshments. Guest singers: Nov. 29 - Good News Tour (Singing from their new CD) Sam Hearn, Frank Silva, Mary Ann Riggi and Amanda Jones. For more information contact Bruce & Nancy Willey at 875-5539 or 875-7339.

Open House Christ the Cornerstone Community Church open house, Dec. 6, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Come see what we have to offer and bring the kids. There is a shop for the parents and a shop for the young ones to purchase gifts for family and friends at a price they can afford and we will even help them wrap their gifts to keep them a secret until Christmas. You can even purchase a light lunch to keep you going. Ms. Santa will be available to tell a story at 11 a.m. and give the little ones a candy cane. The church is located on the corner of Bethel Road and 13A – The little white church with Thee Wedding Chapel. Both are beautiful to see. Call 875-8150 for more information.

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.

Operation Christmas Child The parishioners of St. Luke's Episcopal Church once again participated in Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan's Purse. Thirty-eight filled shoeboxes were received on Sunday, Nov. 16. Shoe boxes were filled with a variety of small gifts, school supplies, and toys to be distributed to needy children in the U.S. and countries throughout the world. In the past 15 years these shoe boxes have made a difference in children's lives, representing the caring and devotion of God's love. This is the fifth year of St. Luke's participation.