Church News
Thursday, July 15, 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.

Old Christ Church's schedule Old Christ Church, an historic church in Laurel, will meet the first Sunday of each month for the summer at 10 a.m. Services will be held on Aug. 1 and Sept. 5. Services are open to anyone of any denomination and will include refreshments and tours of the church after each service. The traditional "Blessing of Animals" will be held on Oct. 3 at 3 p.m. A collection will be taken for local animal shelters. November features a Thanksgiving Day Eucharist at 10:30 a.m. followed by Advent lessons and carols with guest concert artists in December. For more information, call 875-3644 or email and

St. Luke's newsletter St. Luke's Episcopal Church offers its newsletter, "Luke's Letter" online and also via email. The newsletter is published approximately once a month and is available online at Join our email list by sending 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. Creation Station Bible School Trinity UMC in Laurel, near Trap Pond, announces its annual Vacation Bible School, "Creation Station," July 19-23, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. During the week, we will explore all the wonderful things God has created. Each night features a guest speaker who will teach about the world we live in. A NASA scientist will speak about space, Native American storytellers will talk about God's creation of human beings, the Salisbury Zoo will bring animals, and more. The week will also include crafts, musicand snacks. To register, call 875-4741. VBS is open to all children ages 3-12. Come and joins us for a week of fun!

Take My Hand Benefit Concert A Benefit Concert for Take My Hand Ministry and its program, the Mary & Martha Tea Room, will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 24, at Seaford Wesleyan Church, "The Ark," on Rt. 13 south, Seaford. The Southern Gospel Concert will feature Jerry and Jeannie Jones, Thom and Deb Slaughter, Amanda Jones and Will Reynolds. Take My Hand Ministry primarily works with women and low income families and is a nonprofit organization with a 501(c)(3) status. The ministry is supported solely by freewill donations. The public is invited to attend this special evening of gospel music and worship. For more information, call Dr. Michaele Russell at 349-4220 or Jeannie Jones, concert organizer, at 228-4813.

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.

Free Community Luncheon Laurel Baptist Church will be hosting a free community luncheon (fried chicken, corn-on-the-cob, potato salad, etc.) on Saturday, July 17, noon to 2 p.m. 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.

Annual Gospel Music Festival On Saturday, July 17, St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Laurel will hold its 3rd annual Gospel Music Festival featuring the Lights of Home, Reunion Quartet, Sounds of Joy, Joe Dawson, and, for the first time, the "Shouters."This is an outside event so bring your lawn chair. Hot dogs, hamburgers and homemade ice cream will be for sale. All proceeds benefit St. Paul's youth program. The program begins at 5 p.m. and rain date is July 24.

Union UMC hosts No Name Band The No Name Band will be at Union United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, Laws Street, Bridgeville, on Friday, July 16, at 7:30 p.m. For further information, contact Everett Warrington at 337-7198. Women's Tea Room to be held Take My Hand Women's Ministry will host Mary and Martha's Tea Room on Wednesday, July 21, at 2 p.m. at 102 Maryland Avenue, Greenwood. This Christian event is open and free to all women. The speaker is Reverend Carol Hopkins. Light refreshments will be served, and a free-will offering will be taken.

Christ Lutheran hosts Concert A Summer Concert will be held at Christ Lutheran Church on July 24 at 6 p.m., featuring Linda Tiff and Sounds of Joy. The church is located on Shipley Street, Seaford. For further information, call 629-2495.

Gospel Music Festival On Saturday, July 17, St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Laurel, will hold its 3rd annual Gospel Music Festival at 5 p.m.This is an outside event so bring your lawn chair.This year's event features the Lights of Home, Reunion Quartet, Sounds of Joy, Joe Dawson, and, for the first time, the "Shouters." All proceeds benefit the St. Paul's youth program. Rain date is July 24.

14th anniversary celebration Join us for our 14th Year Anniversary Celebration at Christ the Cornerstone Community Church (located at the corner of Bethel and Seaford Road) on Sunday, July 25, from 1 to 3 p.m. Jim and Patti Jeannette and family will bless us with their songs of praise and worship. The celebration includesfood, fun and fellowship.