Church News
Thursday, May 06, 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.

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. 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.

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.

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.

National Day of Prayer The 59th Annual National Day of Prayer will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 6, at Grace-n-Mercy Ministries, located at 9590 Nanticoke Business Park, Greenwood. The Ladies Auxiliary of Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 will sponsor the program. This year's theme is "Prayer for Such a Time as This." Many local participants will present prayers for the nation and the community and a free will offering will be taken for the National Day of Prayer Task Force. Refreshments and fellowship will follow the program, and the public is welcome to attend. For more information, contact President Michaele S. Russell at 349-4220.

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.

Homemade ice cream sale Mt. Zion Methodist Church, located on Route 13A between Seaford and Laurel, will host a homemadeice cream sale on Saturday, May 22, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.Flavors include vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, banana and pineapple. For pre-orders, call 875-3055 or 629-7110.