Church News
Thursday, April 22, 2010
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.

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

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.

Spring Festival/Yard Sale Christ the Cornerstone Community Church, located on the corner of Bethel and Seaford Roads, will hold a Spring Festival/Yard Sale on Saturday, April 24 beginning at 7 a.m. Oyster sandwiches, chicken salad sandwiches, hot dogs, hamburgers, vegetable beef soup, peas and dumplings, and Scrapple sandwiches will be available. To reserve yard sale space, call 875-8150.

County to host Prayer Breakfast Tickets are on sale for the 33rd annual Sussex County Prayer Breakfast, to be held Tuesday, May 11, with the Rev. John W. Hobbs as this year's featured guest speaker. An ordained United Methodist minister, Pastor Hobbs, of Wilmington, N.C, is president and evangelist of Maranatha Ministries Unlimited. He travels extensively across the United States preaching about the power of faith 'with an emphasis on the wholeness of man.' Pastor Hobbs is no stranger to Sussex County, though, having served as senior pastor at Epworth Fellowship Church near Laurel during the 1980's. He has been instrumental in establishing new churches and worldwide ministries, work that continues today. Pastor Hobbs holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of North Carolina, and a Master's of Divinity from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. Joining Rev. Hobbs as this year's musical entertainment will be Kevin Short, Ed Shockley and John Thompson of 'The Reminders,' a local band that plays an eclectic mix of original and familiar gospel music. This year's breakfast is once again hosted by the Sussex County Council. Ticket sales and community sponsorships from individuals, organizations and businesses pay for this annual event. Again this year, former County Councilman Dale R. Dukes is volunteering his time to coordinate the breakfast. The breakfast will begin at 7 a.m. on May 11 inside the Delmarva Christian High School auditorium, U.S. 9 and Airport Road, in Georgetown.

Tickets are $15 per person, or $110 per table of eight, and will be available on a first-come-first-served basis. For tickets or more information, call 855-7743.

Stress and the Bible What does the Bible say about stress? What is it in our lifestyles that contributes to health problems associated with stress? Join us for a discussionfrom 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Thursdays, from April 29 to May 27, at Seaford Presbyterian Church, located at 701 Brdgeville Highway. Everyone is welcome. Call 629-9077 for more information.

Cash Family The popular "Cash Family" will be in concert at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Laurel on April 25. The program will begin at 6:15 p.m. with Don Murray and friends. St. Paul's is located just east of US 13, on Old Stage Road. For more information call 856-6107 or 875-7900.

Paul Wilbur performs Worship4Him will present Paul Wilbur, praise and worship leader, on Friday, May 7, at 7 p.m. at Crossroad Community Church. The church is located at 20684 State Forest Road in Georgetown. Tickets are available online only at The cost is $20 general admission, $30 Gold Circle. Children 12 and under are free with a ticket. For questions or information, call 443-523-4095. Doors open one hour prior to the concert. Please do not contact the church.

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 details, call 629-5600 or visit 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. The Pastor is Elder Cornell Johnson of Jesus The Christ Apostolic Ministries. Call 628-0349 or 302-344-9672 for more information.

No Name Band at Grace UMC The No Name Band will be at Grace United Methodist Church Hall, Georgetown, on Friday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. For further information, contact Everett Warrington at 337-7198.

Cash Family visits Blades Church The Cash Family will be in concert at Blades United Methodist Church, Market and Fourth streets, Sunday, April 25, at 11 a.m. The Cash Family records southern gospel music with "Angel Mountain Gospel Recording Artists" and have been traveling and singing on the east coast for 36 years. All are invited for this special message in song.