Church News
Thursday, August 27, 2009
Family Fun Day First Baptist Church on Bi-State Blvd. in Delmar, Md. will hold a Family Fun Day on Labor Day, Sept. 7. Activities include a water slide, bouncy house, games, fire truck rides, live country and gospel music, parachute jump, antique car and truck show. Food will be available at reasonable prices. Bring your family and enjoy the fun. For more information, call 410-896-3284.

Smith to perform in Salisbury Grammy winning Michael W. Smith is bringing his "New Hallelujah World Tour" to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center stage on Thursday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. Joining Smith onstage will be musical missionary, Matt Maher, American Idol season six Top 5 finalist, Phil Stacey and Meredith Andrews who was recently named Christian music's most promising new artist by Billboard magazine. Tickets, which range from $20-$30 plus fees, are available online at, by phone at 410-548-4911, or in person at the Civic Center Box Office.

United Holy Ghost Gospel Jubilee United Holy Ghost Gospel Jubilee will be held Sept. 11, at 6 p.m., at Clarence St. Church of God, 744 Clarence St., Seaford, in support of the youth, featuring Minister Frank Gibbs as MC of the hour. Also featuring: The Sussex Community Mass Choir, Rosemary Martin/Charlotte, Michelle and Company, Maria West, The Abbott Family, Fontaine Nichols, Psalm 149, Cynthia Foreman, The Joshua Crew and Alberta Smith. Contact 302-858-8265, or 302-519-8771, for more information.

St. Luke's new Bible Study At St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Janet Hubbard will be leading a new Bible Study beginning Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 9:30 a.m. The study will be from the book, "Her Name is Woman" by Glen Karsen. For further information contact Janet at 628-0417.

Dr. Michael Scott visits Mt. Olive On Saturday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m., Dr. Michael Scott of Jerusalem Baptist Church, Temperville, Va., will be at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 108 First St., Bridgeville. Pastor is Woodrow Evans. For more information, contact Sister Paris Twyman, 410-754-9135; or the Church at 302-337-7593.

Usher Day Service There will be a joint Usher Day Service at Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church, Bridgeville, on Sunday, Sept. 13, sponsored by Bethel and Mt. Calvary U. M. Churches. Service will start at 3:30 p.m. Guest preacher will be the Rev. Gregory Nelson of Bethel A.M.E. Church, Milford. Contact the Rev. Baron Hopking, pastor, at 337-8975.

Fall back into fitness Come join "The Fit and Fun Friends" in fitness Mon., Wed., Fri.,at 9 a.m., Tues. and Thurs. at 5:30 p.m. Six-week session begins the week of Sept. 14, and meets in St. John's UMC Fellowship Hall in Seaford (sponsored by St. John's but open to the public). Beginners to intermediate participants are welcome in this fun, faith-filled, co-ed, non-competitive, resistance training, stretching, high/low aerobic class. Get your Dr.'s okay and come try a free one to see if it meets your needs. Only a 6-8 week commitment at a time required. For more information or to register call 24 year AFAA certified fitness professional, Carol Lynch, 629-7539.

Bethel Church hosts fund raiser On Saturday, Sept. 19, a spaghetti and meatball fundraiser dinner will be held at Bethel Church Community House - west of Seaford, north Oak Grove Road, from 4-6 p.m. Dinner includes salad, bread, drink and dessert. Donation is $8 - tickets only. Call 410-479-3205 or 629-7117. Eat in or carry out.

Church flower sale St. Luke's Episcopal Church is selling fall mums again this year. The flowers come from Lakeside Nursery in Laurel and the mums are in 9 inch pots. The price is $4.50 each and they will be very healthy. The colors are pink, bronze, red, burgundy, a daisy mum white and a daisy mum yellow. The church is also selling 6-inch pots of pansies in yellow and blue and the price is $3.75 each. Pick up is Saturday, Sept. 19, between 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at Jackson-Hewitt Office, Nylon Capital Shopping Center. Vouchers for nursery pickup at Lakeside are available at the church office, 629-7979. Call 629-7272 or email with orders.

Living Free begins Sep. 22 Another "Lifestyle Matters" Seminar, on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. Six evening sessions, Sept. 22, 24, 29, Oct. 1, 6, 8. Living Free, the latest Lifestyle Matters seminar, will help participants understand how the brain works. Nightly DVD presentations examine how addictions are formed and provide practical tools for building a better brain, better habits and a better life for good. Topics covered
  • Obesity and food addictions
  • Substance and prescription drug addictions
  • Smoking and alcohol addictions
  • Entertainment and internet addictions
  • Behavioral addictions such as gambling and pornography
Seminar is free - held at the Seaford Seventh-day Adventist Church, 26295 Sussex Highway, Seaford. (on the Dual Highway, mile south of Brickyard Road.) For reservations call Delta at 875-3743. Seminar book and other materials will be available for sale.

Vertical Praise in Concert The Seaford Church of the Nazarene will host a gospel concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29, featuring the music ministry of a dynamic gospel trio, Vertical Praise. Seaford Church of the Nazarene is located at 25667 Faith Lane in Seaford (right next to the Guide). Admission is free and a love offering will be taken. For more information, call 629-3929.