Church News
Thursday, March 11, 2010
Weekly Bible Study A weekly Bible study is being held every Wednesday night from 7:15-8:15 p.m. at the Days Inn, Rt. 13 South, Seaford (next to KFC). Family oriented Bible lessons for all ages. Sunday worship service is at 12 noon in the same location. Elder Cornell Johnson of Jesus The Christ Apostolic Ministries is Pastor. Call 628-0349 or 302-344-9672 for more information.

All Saints Episcopal Lenten programs A series of Wednesday evening Lenten programs will be held at All Saints Episcopal Church in Delmar. A short evening prayer at 6:15 p.m. begins the night, with a soup dinner at 6:30 and a half hour program starting at 7 p.m. March 17 - The Bible and the Incarnation March 24 - The Cross and Salvation. See where the two faiths overlap in beliefs and where they differ.

St. Philip's Lenten Studies St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 600 South Central Ave., Laurel, offers a Lenten study program and soup supper to be held in the Memorial Hall on Wednesdays during Lent. The Rev. Dr. Howard Backus, rector of St. Philip's, will conduct the special programs on March 17 and 24. Soup and bread, provided by the parishioners, will be served at 6 p.m. followed by the study session. On Thursday, April 1, a Lenten service will be held. Give-Away at St. Luke's St. Luke's Church in Seaford is holding a Give-Away on Saturday, March 13, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in their parish hall. There will be a free giveaway of clothes and blankets, as well as homemade soup, sandwiches and dessert. Call 629-1020 for more information.

Liberating Power Liberating Power A.M.E Zion Church, Bridgeville, announces Women's Day Sunday, March 14 at 3:30 p.m. The theme is "With One Heart." Rev. Annie Custis, with the choir and congregation from St. John 2nd Baptist Church in Millsboro, will be our guest. First Lady Day will be held on Sunday, March 21, at 3:30 p.m. Rev. Vera Worthy of Dickerson Chapel A.M.E. Church, Millsboro, will be our guest preacher. All First Ladies are invited. For more information, contact Sis. Veronica Oney at 629-7748.

Laurel Baptist offers free lunch The next free luncheon (6" sub, chips and dessert) at Laurel Baptist Church will be on March 20, from noon to 2 p.m. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Blvd (west side of 13A, approx. 2 miles south of town). Any question, call Shirley at 875-2314.

Ladies Conference Hickory Ridge Community Church will be hosting a Ladies Conference on April 9 and 10. "Live Your Legacy Before You Leave It, Three Women of the Bible Drama Presentations" by Anita Gutschick, will be held at the Cannon Mennonite Church in Bridgeville. The Friday night session begins at 7 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be light refreshments on Friday night, with breakfast and lunch being served on Saturday. A registration fee of $15 per adult and $10 for young girls ages 8-13 (accompanied by an adult) covers the cost of the guest speaker and food. Registration deadline is March 27. For further information, call 349-4569 or 349-5139.

Galestown Yard Sale The Galestown U.M.C. Annual Yard Sale will be held at the Galestown Community Center, March 20, from 7 a.m. until ? There will be many tables of items for sale as well as a variety of food including oyster sandwiches and a bake table.

Spring Hymn Sing The annual Spring Hymn Sing will be held at Galestown U.M.C. on April 11 at 2 p.m. Special music will be provided by Sacred Sounds (southern gospel bluegrass). A buffet style dinner will be served immediately after the service at the community center. There will be no morning service.

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 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.

Community Lenten Service The Bridgeville Charge will sponsor a Community Lenten Service at Williams Chapel Church in Bridgeville with an Ash Wednesday Service and ending Friday, April 2 with the Seven Last Words at Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church in Bridgeville. Seven churches from the surrounding Bridgeville area will participate.All services will be held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. March 17 - Liberating Power AMEZ Church, Bridgeville March 24, - Victory Temple, Bridgeville March 31 - Divine Destiny Church of God, Bridgeville April 1 - Holy Thursday Foot Washing Service at Mt. Calvary UMC, Bridgeville April 2 - "Seven Last Words From the Cross Service" at Mt. Calvary UMC on Friday, April 2, at 7 p.m. For more information, call 542-5752.

Miami or Bust: Haiti Relief Effort The Laurel Nazarene Church would like to invite our community to join us in an effort to help the people of Haiti with their ongoing needs due to the recent earthquake. They will be loading a tractor-trailer full of supplies on March 20 to be driven to Miami, Fla., and shipped on to Haiti. You can obtain a list of items that are needed by calling the church office at 875-7873 or visiting the website at They are accepting gently used summer clothing as well.

Yard & bake sale A yard and bake sale will be held at the Seaford Presbyterian Church on March 13 from 7 a.m. until noon. This indoor basement sale will include miscellaneous personal and household items, collectibles, clothing, puzzles, toys and books. Delicious baked goods will also be available. The church is at 701 Bridgeville Road, just north of the Seaford Army Reserve Center.

Woodland UMC dinner Woodland United Methodist Church's chicken and dumpling dinner will be held Saturday, March 20 at 6 p.m. Cost is $10, children 6-12 yrs are $4, 5 yrs. and under are free. The church is located 4.5 miles west of Seaford next to the Woodland Ferry house. No carry-outs. For additional information call 629-5404 or 629-4662.

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, March10- Christ Lutheran Church
  • Wednesday, March 17- Gethsemane United Methodist Church
  • Wednesday, March 24- St. John's United Methodist Church

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

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 19, 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.

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.