Free movie, popcorn, child care Fireproof, the film that challenges all married couples to take the "Love Dare," will be shown at St. John's United Methodist Church located at Pine and Poplar Streets, Seaford on Friday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m. View the movie for free with popcorn and child care provided. For more information, call 629-9466.
National Day of Prayer planned The National Day of Prayer for the Greenwood area will be held at Greenwood UMC on West Market Street in Greenwood on Thursday, May 7, at 7 p.m. The Rev. Kevin Gillespie, pastor of Greenwood UMC, is the keynote speaker. A free will offering will be taken for the National Day of Prayer Task Force. The public is encouraged to bring cash donations or gift cards to Wal-Mart, Target and Food Lion for the new Baby Pantry that has been organized at Greenwood UMC. For more information, contact area coordinator Michaele Russell at 302-349-4220.
'Sounds of Joy' in concert "Sounds of Joy" a local gospel singing group will be in concert on Sunday,ÊMay 3 at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Delmar, Md. For more information, call 410-896-3284.
National Day of Prayer at CCC National Day of Prayer services will be held at Crossroad Community Church on Thursday, May 7 at 7 p.m. Spaghetti dinner An all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner will be served by the Centenary Promise Keepers for the College Scholarship Fund. It will be held at Centenary United Methodist Church, Laurel, on Saturday, May 2, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Cost is adults, $6; children, 6-12 years, $3; less than 6 are free.
Benefit for needy Bethel Worship Center, Rt. 13, 1-1/2 miles North of Wal-Mart, on Ginger Lane - across from Burton's Chrysler, Seaford, will hold a Yard & Bake Sale Benefit for Needy Families on Saturday, May 2, from 7 a.m. till? There will be scrapple sandwiches, hot-dogs and drinks available. For more information call 349-9505 or 629-9682.
Yard sale for daycare On Saturday, May 2, The Lighted Pathway Daycare, located at the Church of God in Seaford, will host a yard sale from 6 a.m. to noon to raise money for two preschool classes and a school age class. The following donations are being accepted: toys, games and books to use in the classroom; clothes to stock the closet for needy families; monetary donations; and baked goods. Area businesses may get involved by donating gift certificates that can be auctioned or sold. All donations may be dropped off at the daycare, or mailed to: 425 E Stein Hwy. Seaford, DE 19973.
Gospel Concert St. George's United Methodist Church of Laurel, will host a gospel concert presenting Phil Davis, "Sinners Saved by Grace Ministries" on Sunday, May 3 at 6:30 p.m. Directions: Alt. 13 south Laurel towards Delmar. Turn right on St. George's Road and follow to church. For more information, call 875-2273.
Gospel Hymn Sing at Trinity Trinity United Methodist Church in Laurel will host a Gospel Hymn Sing on Friday, May 1. All 4 Him, King's Ambassadors and Jerry Jones will bring their talents to the stage. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and food will be available for purchase. The concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. and a love offering will be taken. For more information, call 875-7715.
Bridgeville Prayer Breakfast The Kiwanis Club of Bridgeville will hold its 18th annual Community Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, May 2, at 8 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Union United Methodist Church, Bridgeville. The program includes special music by Jeff and Jeanine Scott and the Delaware Teen Challenge Choir. Special guest speaker is Robert M. Carey, executive director of Delaware Teen Challenge. A buffet breakfast will be served. Tickets can be purchased for $10 from Kiwanians or may be purchased at the door. Organizations and groups may sponsor a table. For more information, call 302-337-7070.
St. Luke elects new Vestry The following parishioners were elected to the Vestry of St. Luke's Episcopal Church at their annual meeting on Sunday, April 19: Bonnie Getz, Janet Hubbard, Noel Sizemore and Herb Quick. They join Dawn Conaway, Jinny Coxe, Jim Crescenzo, Edris Irwin, Amy Larson and Bruce LeVan to fill out the Vestry for the coming year. Herb Quick will serve as Senior Warden and Jim Crescenzo will serve as Junior Warden. The Rev. Jeanne Kirby-Coladonato is the Rector of St. Luke's. A brunch of soup, salad and bread was served after the 9 a.m. service before the annual meeting was convened.
Prayer Breakfast Tickets are now on sale for the 32nd annual Sussex County Prayer Breakfast, to be held Friday, May 15, with Debra Puglisi Sharp as this year's guest speaker. The victim of a violent crime now turned motivational speaker, the Delaware resident will talk about summoning the courage to survive a traumatic event. Joining Ms. Puglisi Sharp as this year's musical entertainment will be the award-winning Gold Heart bluegrass band. Tickets are $12 per person, and are available on a first-come-first-served basis. For tickets or more information, call 855-7743.
Community Prayer Breakfast 17th Annual Community Prayer Breakfast sponsored by the Delmar Kiwanis Club will be held at St. Stephen's United Methodist Church on Saturday, May 9, at 9 a.m. Cost is $4 per person. Everyone is invited. For tickets or information, call: Jack Lynch at 410-896-9067, George Jett at 410-860-4831, or Pete Overbaugh, 410-896-375.
Leader training On May 16, Union United Methodist Church, 2 N. Laws St., Bridgeville, will be hosting Life Group Leader Training conducted by Crown Financial Ministries. Once trained, Life Group Leaders are able to lead Bible studies based on "Your Money Counts" curriculum developed by Crown. Potential participants will have to register at www.crown.org, and pay for leader materials. The cost is $88. The training will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and lunch will be provided. Register by April 30, at www.crown.org. For more information contact Tom Carey at 229-8133.
Spring Revival Mt. Calvary UMC in Bridgeville presents their Spring Revival on May 12-14, 7 p.m. nightly. Guest preacher is Elder Tyrone Thomas, pastor, Charity Community Church of God, Baltimore, Md. All are invited. Host pastor is the Rev. Baron N. Hopkins Sr.
Ladies Day Come join your sisters for Ladies Day at the Laurel Church of Christ, Saturday, May 2, registration is from 9-9:45 a.m. Ladies Day begins at 9:45 a.m.-2 p.m. "Open Your Heart" with Melissa Lester, contributing editor to "Christian Woman" magazine; author of "Giving for All It's Worth;" and contributor to "Woman to Woman." Call or e-mail to RSVP to Marti Drucker, 302-280-6036, or firstname.lastname@example.org. The Laurel Church of Christ is located at 1010 So. Central Ave., Laurel.
Arabic ministry A weekly Sunday meeting for Arabic-speaking Christians will be held at Atlanta Road Alliance Church in Seaford beginning Sunday, May 3, at 12:30 p.m. For more information, call Pastor Gorgui at 629-5600, ext. 14, or email PastorGorgui@atlantaroadcma.org.
Joint Trustee Day Mt. Calvary UMC in Bridgeville presents Joint Trustee Day on Sunday, May 17 at 3:30 p.m. Guest preacher is the Rev. Randolph Fitchett from Coppins AME and Ross AME Churches on the Preston Circuit Charge, Ridgely, Md. A fellowship meal will be served before the service at 2:30 p.m. For more information, contact Mary Jones at 302-337-7335 or George L. Batson at 410-754-6987. Host pastor is the Rev. Baron N. Hopkins Sr.
Fundraiser for Women's Ministries On Wednesday, May 6, The Silverbelles of Booker Street Church of God will host a fundraiser at the Roadhouse Steakjoint, Rt. 1, Rehoboth, from 6 to 8 p.m. You are invited to come out to eat from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. A portion of the day's proceeds will go to support Women's Ministries in its efforts to help women of diverse needs. For more information, call 856-9097, 856-3404 or 684-4542.
Greenwood UMC Join the Greenwood community's celebration of the 58th annual National Day of Prayer at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 7 at Greenwood United Methodist Church. Enjoy the talent of individuals and groups as they participate in this year's event, "Prayer - America's Hope."
Annual Spring Hymn Sing Galestown United Methodist Church Annual Spring Hymn Sing will be held Sunday, May 3, at 3 p.m. There will be no morning service. Special Music: Reunion Quartet.
Union UMC There will be a National Day of Prayer Service at Union United Methodist Church, 2 Laws St., Bridgeville, on May 7, at noon. The public is welcome. For more information contact Keith McCoy at 337-9725.
SCA GOSPEL CONCERT The Seaford Christian Academy (SCA) Class of 2011 presents the second annual Gospel Concert Fundraiser with the Down East Boys Quartet on Saturday, May 2, at 7 p.m., in the Seaford Christian Academy Gymnasium. Tickets are $5 at the door, and a love offering will be taken. Fresh baked cookies will be available for purchase. SCA is located at 110 Holly St., Seaford. For more information, call 302-629-7161, ext. 130.