Church News
Thursday, May 13, 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.

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. 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.

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.For pre-orders, call 875-3055 or 629-7110.

Free community luncheon Laurel Baptist Church will be hosting a free community luncheon (cheeseburgers, fries, applesauce and chocolate or vanilla pudding) on Saturday, May 15, from noon - 2 p.m. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Blvd. Any questions, call Shirley at 875-2314.

Spring yard sale Greenwood-Graham A.M.E. Church is holding a spring yard sale and fish dinner on Friday and Saturday, May 14 and 15. The yard sale will start at 10 a.m. and includes household items, books, clothing, shoes and more, along with the fish dinner. The church is located at 307 N. First Street, Greenwood. For information, call 349-4402.

Woodland UMC Cantata We're celebrating Christmas all year!' Due to a snowstorm in December, we will be singing our Christmas Cantata on Sunday, May 16, at 9 a.m. at the Woodland United Methodist Church. All are invited. The church is located 4.5 miles from Seaford beside the Woodland Ferry House. For further information, call 629-5404 or 629-8775.

Take My Hand tea room Take My Hand Ministry's Wednesday afternoon tea room will be held on May 19, from 2 to 4 p.m., at 102 Maryland Ave., Greenwood. Rev. Maleia Rust of Trappe, Md., will be the speaker. Admission is free to all women. Light refreshments will be served, and a free-will offering will be taken.

Delmar Wesleyan events The gospel group, Sacred Sound, will perform at the 11 a.m. service on Sunday, May 23, at Delmar Wesleyan Church, located at 800 East St. in Delmar, Md.OnSaturday, May 29, the church will hold a Strawberry Festival/Yard Sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tables are $10 each. To reserve a table, call the church at 410-896-3600 and leave a message.

Gospel group to perform The popular Southern Gospel singing group, "Reunion," will be in concert at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, in Laurel, on Sunday, May 16 at 7 p.m. Don Murray and friends will perform at 6:15 p.m.

St. Paul's is located just east of Route 13 on Old Stage Road. For more information, contact Pastor Don at 875-7900.

HOH-DE needs your help In a day where your investments in the stock market can be unpredictable, it is nice to know there is a place where you can give and expect to see growth. At House of Hope Delaware, a faith-based, Christ-centered ministry, we work to change the lives of teens and their families across Delaware and the Eastern Shore. The landscape of our nation is scattered with broken lives shattered by the destructive effects of child abuse, sexual abuse, drug addiction, anger, self-mutilation and more. At HOH-DE, we minister to them and their families every week. To learn more, visit or call 715-5270.

La Red Health Center seminar On Wednesday, June 16 at 11 a.m., Sue Bardsley of La Red Health Center will speak about their "Gatekeeper Program" at Epworth United Methodist Church. This "Lunch and Learn" seminar is free and open to the public. Bring a bag lunch (beverages will be provided). The Gatekeeper Program is a non-traditional, community-based referral source which identifies older adults who may be at risk for depression, substance abuse and other mental health issues. "Gatekeepers" may be employees, businesses or volunteers who, during the course of the day, come in contact with vulnerable older adults in the community and are trained to be observers of behaviors and life circumstances that may indicate an older person is in need of help. To pre-register, contact Stephanie at 227-7743, ext. 107. Epworth United Methodist Church is located on Holland Glade Road, north of Rehoboth Beach. For more information, visit

Chicken and dumpling dinner The women of the Woodland United Methodist Church will serve a Chicken and Dumpling dinner on Saturday, May 15, at 6 p.m.Doors open at 5:30 p.m.Cost is $10; children ages 6 to 12 are $4; 5 and under are free.No carry-outs. For more information, call 629-5404 or 629-4662.

Tom Thumb Wedding A Tom Thumb Wedding will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 22, at the Bridgeville Fire Hall. You do not want to miss this event as young people participate in a mock wedding specifically designed for little people.Proceeds will supporttheBridgeville ChargeCommunity Outreach Ministry Fund. Donations are greatly appreciated.The event is$20 foradults, $10 for ages 5 thru 12, and ages 4 and under are free with a paying adult. Deadline to purchase tickets is May 17. There will be no tickets sold at the door.If you want your child to participate in this mock wedding,want tickets or need more information,call Ginger at 542-5752; Jackie at 337-8306; Stacy at 228-7884; or Rosalie at 381-1151. The Rev. Baron N. Hopkins Sr. is the host pastor.