Church News
Thursday, March 05, 2009
Macedonia AME gala Macedonia AME Church of 431 North St., Seaford, is sponsoring an "Evening of Elegance" Gala on Saturday, March 14, at the Seaford Fire Hall, from 6 to 10 p.m. There will be Gospel Jazz, and Liturgical Dance. Recording artists, Tony Smith & Band of Hewitt, N.J.; and Darryl Anderson of Bronx, N.Y., will be there. Cost is a donation of $35. For more information call Tanya Ricketts, 629-5144; Edwina Barnes, 249-4390; or Rose Poole 629-9322.

St. Luke's holds Bible study Janet Hubbard of St. Luke's Episcopal Church will be coordinating a Bible study of the book of Esther. The group will meet in St. Luke's Parish House. Additional information can be obtained by calling Janet at 628-0417.

Gospel concert A gospel concert is being held at St. George's United Methodist Church in Laurel on Sunday, March, 8 at 6:30 p.m. Music will be presented by "Reunion" group from Princess Ann area. Directions: Alt. 13 south Laurel towards Delmar. Turn right on St. George's Road or Bacon Road, follow to church. For details call 875-2273.

St. George's U.M.C. luncheon A luncheon will be held Saturday, March 7 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., at St. George's United Methodist Church on St. George's Road between Delmar and Laurel on St. George's Road. Menu includes: oyster, chicken salad and hot dog sandwiches; crab soup and vegetable soup; peas and dumplings; desserts and baked goods. Lenten services The Greater Seaford Ministerium announces the following schedule for Lenten services.
March 11 - Our Lady of Lourdes R.C. Church, 532 Stein Hwy, 629-3591
March 18 - Christ Lutheran Church, 315 North Shipley St., 629-9755
March 25 - Atlanta Road Alliance Church, 22625 Atlanta Rd., 629-7693
April 1 - St Luke's Episcopal Church, Front St., 629-7979
All services start at noon, and are 25 minutes in length, followed by a light luncheon at the host church.

Ash Wednesday The Ash Wednesday services at St. Luke's Episcopal Church will be at 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist service with imposition of ashes will be held at the Manor House on Middleford Road. At 7 p.m. there will be a Holy Eucharist service with imposition of ashes at St. Luke's Episcopal Church on Front Street. The Rev. Jeanne Kirby-Colodonato, rector of St. Luke's, will be the celebrant at both services.

Free Clothes Ministries On March 15, The Church of God and Saints of Christ will be giving clothes away from noon until 3 p.m,, at 10016 Concord Road, Seaford. For details call Sister Brown, 302-536-7348.

Missionary Evangelists Missionary Evangelists, Jonathan and Marcia Garlock will be ministering at The Delmar Church of God of Prophecy on March 5-8 at 7 p.m. and also March 8 at 11 a.m. The Garlocks have traveled in Missionary/Evangelist work for 13 of those years. The team has a camp-meeting style of preaching including a music ministry  both vocal and instrumental. Come and enjoy the music and preaching of this dynamic team.

Handbell Concert at Grace Baptist Hear the Seaford Christian Academy Sound Waves Handbell Choir perform on Sunday, March 8 at 7 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church, 510 N. Main St., Hurlock, Md. Admission is free. For more information, contact Pastor David Talley at 410-943-3701 or visit

Beef and dumpling dinner Mt. Zion Methodist Church will be hosting a beef and dumpling dinner on Saturday, March 14 at 5 p.m. The church is located on Alt. 13 between Seaford and Laurel. Eat-in or carry-out.

Soup supper, Lenten study The Rev. Dr. Howard Backus, rector of St. Philip's Episcopal Church, Laurel, is the leader of a Lenten Journey Day-By-Day, held each Wednesday during the special season until Easter. Study begins at 7 p.m. with a soup and bread meal at 6 p.m. St Philip's extends a welcome to both members and the community to attend. The church is located at 600 S. Central Ave., Laurel.

Homemade Easter eggs Homemade Easter Eggs from Christ Lutheran Church, finest ever and still the best on the shore. $3.50 each. We use Jiff Peanut Butter, Selection is: peanut butter, coconut cream and butter cream. To order call 629-9751 or 629-9755.

Yard and bake sale A yard and bake sale will be held at the Seaford Presbyterian Church on March 14 from 7 a.m. until noon. This indoor basement sale will include miscellaneous personal and household items, clothes for the entire family, puzzles, toys, and books with a special collection of military ones. The church is located at 701 Bridgeville Road, just north of the Seaford Army Reserve Center.

Blades UMC hosts O'Day Family The O'Day Family of Georgetown will be in concert at Blades United Methodist Church, (Market and Fourth streets), on Sunday, March 15, at 2 p.m. Light fare will follow.

Free Community luncheon Laurel Baptist Church will be hosting a Free Community luncheon on Saturday, March 21, from noon to 2 p.m. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Boulevard (West side of 13A), approximately 2 miles south of town. Any questions, call Shirley, at 875-2314.

Hymn sing A hymn sing will be held at Concord United Methodist Church on Sunday, March 15, at 2:00 pm. Singers are Joe Dawson and Amanda Jones. Concord UM Church is located at 25322 Church Rd., east of Seaford (from Rt. 13, take Rt. 20 East apx. 2 mi. & turn left onto Church Rd. 20A). For details call 628-8114.