Church News
Friday, February 12, 2010
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.

Lenten fish dinners The Knights of Columbus, St. Molua Council #4075 will once again be offering their Lenten fish dinners at Our Lady of Lourdes church hall, at the rear of the church, 535 East Stein Hwy., Seaford. The dinners will be held every Friday during Lent from Feb. 19 through March 26. Serving times will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Adults $9; children $4. Proceeds benefit the St. Molua Council $4075 college scholarship fund and other church based activities.

Messiah's Vineyard Bible studies Church in Laurel will be holding Conversation Groups "In His Presence." 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 p.m. and on Monday, Feb. 15 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. For upcoming events visit www.messiahsvineyard.or

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. Ash Wednesday Service Charity UMC located at 7955 Jersey Road in Salisbury, Md., will hold an Ash Wednesday Service at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Lenten services schedule TheGreater Seaford Ministerium announces the following schedule for the 2010 Lenten services. All services start at noon, are 25 minutes in length and are followed by a light luncheon at the host church.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 17- Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church
  • Wednesday, Feb. 24-Atlanta Road Alliance Church
  • Wednesday, March3- Grace Baptist Church
  • Wednesday, March10- Christ Lutheran Church
  • Wednesday, March 17- Gethsemane United Methodist Church
  • Wednesday, March 24- St. John's United Methodist Church

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.

Free luncheon at Laurel Baptist Laurel Baptist Church will be hosting a Free Community luncheon (cold salad plate) on Saturday, Feb. 20, from noon - 2 p.m. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Bvd., west side of Rt. 13A, approx. 2 miles south of town. For more info, call Shirley at 875-2314.

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 Bean dinner & auction rescheduled Mt. Zion Methodist Church, located on Route 13A between Seaford and Laurel, has rescheduled a bean dinner and auction for Saturday, Feb. 20. Dinner will begin at 5 p.m. followed by the auction with locally acclaimed auctioneer Frank Shockley.

Seaford Mayor's Prayer Breakfast The Seaford Mayor's Prayer Breakfast honoring Mayor Ed Butler will be held at 7 a.m. on Friday, March 29, at the Seaford Fire Hall. The breakfast buffet begins at 6:45 a.m. Master of Ceremonies will be John Hollis. Guest speaker will be Pastor Jack Savage, a retired Christian bookseller of Jack's Religious Gift Shop in Salisbury, Md.

As a senior in high school in 1959, Jack started his lifelong business of selling Bibles, music, books and other religious items needed by the church and Christian families. Jack's Religious Gift Shop closed on Jan. 16. Through theChristian Booksellers Association,Jack and his wife, Ruth Ann, traveled to many countries to witness, teach workshops and perform other outreach endeavors. Jack also served as pastor of Friendship United Methodist Church in Berlin, Md. for 11 years. Music will be provided by Michael Falknor of Delmarva Teen Challenge Choir. Tickets are $15. A love offering will be taken. All proceeds benefit Delmarva Teen Challenge. For tickets, call 629-2559.

'Marriage Alive' Seminar Central Worship Center, Laurel, is offering a "Marriage Alive" Seminar on Saturday, Feb. 13, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This seminar will be taught by Dr. Fred Antonelli who is a certified marriage and family temperament therapist and the founder and president of Life Counseling Center in Easton, Md., Salisbury, Md., and Dover. Cost is $35 for couples and $20 for individuals which includes seminar, lunch and Q&A time. Call the church office at 875-7995 if you are interesed in attending.Deadline is Feb. 12.

Annual Usher's Sermon Mt. Calvary A.M.E. Church in Concord will hold its Annual Usher's Sermon at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 14. Messenger will be the Rev. Zakiya B. Griffin of Macedonia A.M.E. Church, Seaford. Theme for the day is "Blessed and Divinely Favored Workers of God." Dinner will be served from 2 to 3:15 p.m.

Black History Celebration The Men of Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church and the 3rd District Prince Hall Masons are sponsoring a Black History Celebration at Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church, Bridgeville, on Saturday, Feb. 27, at 6 p.m. The theme is "Generations," and special guests will be the 3rd District Prince Hall Masonic Family, Sergeant Major (Ret.) Willis Phelps of Heritage Production, representatives from the Buffalo Soldier Motorcycle Club, poems, dance, recitations and much more. There will be a free will offering. For more information, contact Ralph Lee at 337-8198.

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper Christ United Methodist Church in Federalsburg, Md., is having a Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper onTuesday, Feb. 16, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, scrapple, scrambled eggs, baked apples, coffee, tea, orange juice and milk. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children 6-12, $2 for children 3-5 and free for children under 3. For more information, call 410-754-7567.

Parenting seminar offered Parents, grandparents, guardians and caregivers are invited to a Parenting Series Seminar at Mt. Calvary A.M.E. Church on Monday, Feb. 15, from 5 to 7 p.m., in the dining hall. Participants should bring a pencil, pen and notebook. Dinner will be served and there will be door prizes. For more information, call the church at 629-6880.

Soup, sandwich giveaway St. Luke's Parish Hall in Seaford will hold a soup, sandwich and clothing giveaway from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (or until supples run out) on Saturday, Feb. 15. This event is free and open to the public. Rev. David Krilov is ordained The Rev. David A. Krilov was honored at an ordination service on Jan. 30, at Atlanta Road Alliance Church in Seaford.He completed the ordination requirements of the Christian and Missionary Alliance in November. Rev. Krilov was born and raised in New Jersey.He earned a B.A. in geography from the University of Delaware in 2001, and sensed God's call to ministry. Pastor Dave enrolled at Liberty Theological Seminary while working for an engineering and planning firm in Philadelphia. He earned an M.A. in religion in May 2007 and became the associate pastor of Atlanta Road Alliance Church in November 2007. Dr. Randall Corbin, CMA mid-Atlantic district superintendent; Dr. Charles Walz, pastor of New Life Alliance Church, Newark; R.C. Willin, elder at Atlanta Road Alliance Church; Rev. Edward Laremore, senior pastor of Atlanta Road Alliance Church; and Rev. George Hufnagel, senior pastor of Sunnyside Alliance Church, Secretary, Md., participated in the ordination service. Friends and family came from Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia to attend the service and a reception.Pastor Dave and his family reside in Seaford.

Ceremony rescheduled for Feb. 14 Due to the recent blizzard, the "Ceremony of the Four Chaplains" that was scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 7 at Seaford Wesleyan Church (The Ark), will be held on Sunday, Feb. 14. The service memorializes the account of the four chaplains of the Dorchester, a U.S. Army transport ship that sank during World War II off the coast of Greenland on Feb. 3, 1943. The four Army chaplains on board gave up their life vests and stayed behind to comfort those who could not be saved. The service will highlight the MCJROTC of Woodbridge High School and the morning message will be presented by the pastor of "The Ark," David Kiser.An offering to benefit the Cancer Aid & Research Program of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary will be taken after the service.The public is invited to attend. For more information, contact President Michaele S. Russell of the Greenwood Memorial VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 7478 (302-349-4220).