Church News
Thursday, January 21, 2010
Alliance Church Parent/Teen On Saturday, Jan. 23, 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.

Parenting Series Seminar Mt. Calvary A.M.E. Church will be holding a parenting series seminar on Monday, Jan. 25, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the church dining hall. This seminar will benefit parents, grandparents, guardians and caregivers. Phone the church at 629-6880 for information. Dinner will be served, so we will start promptly at 5 p.m. Doc Semper is presenting the seminar. Bring pencils, pens and notebook. There will also be door prizes.

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.

Haiti Relief Effort at Grottos Grotto Pizza will donate 15% of all pizza sales from Wednesday, Jan. 20 to Tuesday, Jan. 26, to the Haitian Relief Efforts through the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR). 100% of the funds donated to UMCOR will go directly to the victims in Haiti. To make a donation directly to UMCOR, visit or contact your local UnitedMethodist Church. For more information, contact Laura McCann at 227-3567 or

Father Daughter Dance Mt. Olivet Father-Daughter Dance will be held Jan. 29. Tickets are available by contacting David and Becky Genshaw, 629-9014.

Gospel music benefits homeless A night of great gospel music to benefit the homeless and needy on Delmarva will be held at Sam Yoder's Farm in Houston on Saturday, Feb. 6, at 6 pm. The event will feature Lights of Home, All 4 Him, Amy Holloway Stark and Two Mile Road. Doors open at 4:30 and light refreshments will be available for purchase. Tickets are $10. For information, directions and tickets call 302-629-4535 or 302-228-2825. One hundred percent of the proceeds go to Joshua House Ministries. Tax deductible donations are accepted.

Messiah's Vineyard Bible studies Church in Laurel will be holding Conversation Groups "In His Presence" starting January 17. If you are interested in building new relationships, please contact us at 875-4646 to get connected with a host. "The Journey" Acts, an in depth study of God's word will be on Sunday, February 14 from 6 to 9 pm and on Monday, February 15 from 6:30 to 9 pm.

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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.

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. Luke's Newsletter St. Luke's Episcopal Church offers its newsletter on line and also, via e-mail. Our "Luke's Letter" is published approximately once a month and will be available on our website You can also join our e-mail list if you send a request to St. Luke's services are Sunday, Holy Eucharist at 9 a.m., and Thursday evenings, Holy Eucharist and Healing at 6 p.m. The Rev. Jeanne Kirby-Coladonato is the Rector/Pastor.

Kidstuf 103 at Alliance Church Atlanta Road Alliance Church in Seaford is offering Kidstuf 103 on Wednesday evenings. Kidstuf is a program designed for children and parents to attend together. Each month features a differentBiblical virtue using music, drama, a storyteller and games.A light supper is served at 6:15 p.m., followed by the program at 6:45 p.m. Kidstuf is designed for kindergarten through 6th grade; however, parents are welcome to bring their preschoolers with them. Registration isfree. No drop-offs. For more information, call 629-5600 or visit

MITI program for students Lighthouse Christian School in Dagsboro has launched the Molitor International Training Initiative (MITI): Foundations for Success with their 7th and 8th grade students. This program will be facilitated through a partnership with House of Hope Delaware. House of Hope Delaware (HOH-DE) is a faith-based, not-for-profit organization that provides non-residential counseling, education and outreach to youth and families who may find themselves faced with what seem to be overwhelming and hopeless circumstances. MITI helps students build their life skills as well as acquire the principles needed to succeed in their homes, schools, communities and workplace. The program consists of a 60-hour course that will work hand-in-hand with LCS' Bible class. Some of the topics included in the course are life mapping, listening skills, conflict resolution, communication and more. MITI can be facilitated in both the public and private school setting and in the community. For more information about House of Hope Delaware or MITI, call 302-337-9330. For more information about Lighthouse Christian School, call 302-732-3309.