Church News
Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Weekly Bible Study A weekly Bible study will be held every Wednesday night from 7:15-8:15 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express, Seaford, Rt. 13 South (next to Friendly's). Family oriented Bible lessons for all ages. Elder Cornell Johnson is Pastor. Call 628-0349 or 302-344-9672.

New Year's Eve service New Year's Eve at St. Paul's United Methodist Church will be the time and place to say goodbye to 2009 and welcome 2010. Lots of music and refreshments and a good time for all. Music will be provided by the O'Day Family, Sounds of Joy and Joe Dawson. Join us as we sing and pray the New Year in. St. Paul's is located just east of U.S. 13, on Old Stage Road, Laurel. For more information, call 875-7900.

Candlelight Service There will be a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at Laurel Baptist Church beginning at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited. 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.

Free soup and sandwiches New Zion United Methodist Church in Laurel offers free soup and sandwiches every Wednesday from noon to 2 p.m. For more information, contact Pastor Timothy Duffield Sr. at 875-0727. Father Daughter Dance Mt. Olivet Father-Daughter Dance will be held Jan. 29, 2010. Tickets are available by contacting David and Becky Genshaw, 629-9014.

Book discussion planned A Doubter's Guide to the Bible by Terry Giles asks the skeptics' hard questions, exploring issues such as the Bible's origins, historical accuracy, violence, continuing evil in today's world and the degree to which the Bible has been used as propaganda. Come to a discussion of this book led by the Rev. Connie Hastings on Wednesday, Jan. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Wesley Lounge at St. John's United Methodist Church, Seaford. Copies can be ordered from Amazon or Call 629-9466 for more information.

Youth Recreation Night Trinity UMC in Laurel holds a weekly Recreation Night for youth. All youth are invited to attend every Tuesday (when school is in session) from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Basketball and other fun activities are available. A parent/guardian needs to give contact information the first night in attendance; come inside and introduce yourself.

St. Stephen's UMC services St. Stephen's United Methodist Church, located at 101 E. State St., Delmar, invites you to join us for the following holiday festivities: Thursday, Dec. 24 - 7:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. - Christmas Eve services St. Stephen's offers the following regular Sunday morning services - Praise service - 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School for all ages - 9:30 a.m.; Traditional service - 11 a.m.; and Christ Connections Youth Group (age 13 and up) - 6 p.m. in Camelot Hall.

Alliance Church Parent/Teen On Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, Atlanta Road Alliance Church will host a seminar for parents and their teens/tweens (age 10 and up). Join us for a refreshing and challenging event that will include fellowship, worship, teaching via DVD, and even free giveaways. Cost is $2 per person. To register and obtain more information, visit or call 629-5600. The Atlanta Road Aliance Church is located at 22625 Atlanta Road, Seaford, approximately 1-1/2 miles north of the intersection of Stein Highway and Atlanta Road.

Christmas Eve Service The Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship Service "Be It Unto Me" at Laurel Wesleyan Church will be at 6 p.m. Located mile north of Laurel on Alt. 13. For more information call 302-875-5380 or visit

Union UMC Christmas Eve Service Everyone is invited to attend Christmas Eve Services at Union United Methodist Church, 2 North Laws St., Bridgeville, beginning with Silent Holy Communion at 6 p.m. A service of carols and lessons will begin at 7 p.m. This year a new Christmas Eve Service has been added to our schedule. A children's Christmas service will begin at 4 p.m. in the chapel. This service will include reading the Christmas story from the Bible, an original written and told by the Rev. Brown, and will last one hour. Following the services, fellowship and desserts will be shared in our fellowship hall. Come and bring a friend. If you have additional questions, call Church secretary at 302-337-7409.

St. Luke's Christmas Eve service The vestry of St. Luke's Episcopal Church met on Tuesday evening, Dec. 15. Plans were announced for the Candlelight Holy Eucharist Service, which will be held on Christmas Eve at 6 p.m. The service will include Bible readings and special music with St. Luke's Christmas Choir. The public is invited to attend this special service. On Sunday, Dec. 27, the 9 a.m. Holy Eucharist service will include carols and Bible lessons.

Seaford Presbyterian Christmas Christmas Eve Candlelight and Communion Service – warm, friendly, meaningful. All are invited - 7 p.m., Dec. 24, at the Seaford Presbyterian Church, 701 Bridgeville Highway. Visit for more information.