Church News
Thursday, April 08, 2010
Booker Street Church of God Booker Street Church of God in Georgetown, will be hosting 2010 Pastor's Appreciation Week on April 6-11. The host pastor is Bishop Marvin Morris. Call 856-3404 or 856-9097 for more information.

Women's Day at Gethsemane UMC Women's Day will be held on April 17 from 9 a.m. until noon at Gethsemane United Methodist Church. This year's theme is "Thank You for a Being a Friend." Call 629-2862 to register by April 12. Cost is $5 per person which includes lunch.

Family and Friends Day Clarence Street Church of God, Seaford, will be celebrating "Family and Friends Day" on Saturday, April 17, at 6 p.m. Elder Willie Williams of Glassboro, N.J., will be the guest minister. Special honoree is Rita Williams Boardly. For more information, call 629-9443.

Gospel concert A gospel concert featuring Lights of Home, All 4 Him, Amy Holloway Stark, Jennifer Kimbell and Phil Davis will be held on Saturday, April 10, at Sam Yoder's Farm in Houston. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 and food will be available for purchase. For more information and tickets, call 629-4535 or 228-2825. All proceeds benefit Joshua House Ministries.

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. A buffet style dinner will be served immediately after the service at the community center.

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.

Calvary UMC events The following events will be held at Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church in Bridgeville. Cross,FridaJoint Men's Day, Sunday, April 11 - Guest preacher will be the Rev. Randolph Fitchett, Preston Circuit Charge, Preston, Md., along with his choir and congregation. For more information, contact Brother Lee at 337-8198.

First Annual Gospel Fest Weekend Join us on April 23 and 24 for our first annual "Fellowship of Christian Artists Gospel Fest Weekend" Concerts. On Friday, April 23 at 7 p.m., members of the Fellowship of Christian Artists will sing at Elkton Church of God, Elkton, Md., and again at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 24, at Grace United Methodist Church, Georgetown. For more information,call Jeannie and Jerry Jones, 228-4813. For more about FCA, visit the website Free luncheon at Laurel Baptist Laurel Baptist Church will be hosting a free community luncheon on Saturday, April 17, from noon to 2 p.m. The luncheon will consist of chicken, dumplings, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans and cupcakes. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Blvd. (west side of Rt. 13A, approx. 2 miles south of town). Any questions, call Shirley at 875-2314.

Tabernacle of Praise anniversary The Tabernacle of Praise International Ministries Church of Seaford invites you to help us celebrate our Third Annual Church Anniversary on Sunday, April 11 at 4:30 p.m.

This year's theme is "At The Right Place, At The Right Time," (Acts 17:26-27).The guest speaker will be the Rev. R.J. Chandler,pastor of Liberating Power A.M.E. Zion Church of Bridgeville.The Tabernacle of Praise is located in the Nylon Capital Shopping Center behind the Seaford Bowling Alley in Seaford. Choir Anniversary at Mt. Olive Baptist Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Bridgeville is hosting a Choir Anniversary on Sunday, May 2, at 4 p.m. All groups are invited to join them. The church is located on 108 First St. For further information call the church at 337-7593 or Sister Williams at 337-0380.

Mens & Ladies Conferences Join us at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 24, at Grace United Methodist Church, Georgetown, for an annointed time of fellowship and learning more about the works of God in our lives as men and women. For more information about FCA, visit or call 302-228-4813.

Eunice Wright in live recording Crossroad Christian Church is featuring Eunice Wright in a live recording on Friday, April 30. Doors open at 6 p.m., recording begins at 7 p.m. General admission is $10. VIP tickets, which includes preferred seating and a copy of the CD when released, are $20. Tickets are available at the Mustard Seed in Milford or the Gospel Shoppe in Salisbury. The church is located on 4867 N. DuPont Highway, in Dover. For more information contact Joyful Noyze Entertainment at 302-241-5015.

St. Johns recognized St. Johns United Methodist Church, Seaford, has been recognized by United Methodist Communications (UMCom) as an official "Welcoming Congregation." "Welcoming Congregations" are a select group of United Methodist congregations nationwide that meet criteria including embracing newcomers and providing opportunities in discipleship. St. John's United Methodist Church is located at Pine and Poplar Streets in Seaford.It offers diverse Sunday worship with both its Hearts Afire contemporary service at 9 a.m. and traditional service at 11 a.m. featuring St. John's Sanctuary Choir and the Rings of Fire Handbell Ensemble. Under the leadership of Senior Pastor Rev. Chris Pennington, St. John's has a variety of Christian study opportunities as well as missional outreach efforts coordinated by the Rev. Constance Hastings, deacon and staff counselor. In the Seaford community, St. John's is known for its programs that seek to help persons through the Seaford Community Food Closet; St. John's Community Thrift Shop; Rainbows, helping children in public schools deal with family change and loss; Celebrate Recovery; character building programs with the Seaford House; a yearly school supply drive; leadership with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes; and Daybreak Counseling Services.

St. Luke's hosts luncheon On Saturday, April 10, St. Luke's Episcopal Church will host the Seaford Historical Society's luncheon. The luncheon is in conjunction with the Historical Society's tour of the Governor Ross Mansion, historical homes in the Seaford area and St. Luke's Church and cemetery. Governor Ross' burial site is in the cemetery near the church's southeast corner. Docents will be on site to host the tour, which is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.