Church News
Thursday, September 02, 2010
Old Christ Church schedule Old Christ Church, an historic church in Laurel, will meet on 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

New service times Atlanta Road Alliance Church is changing Sunday morning service times effective Sunday, Sept. 5. The new time schedule will be: 8 a.m.-Intercessory Prayer; 8:30 a.m. - Worship Service/Nursery; 9:45 a.m. - Nursery and classes for children, youth and adults; 11 a.m. - Worship Service/Nursery/Kids Church (age 4 through grade 4).Atlanta Road Alliance Church is a Christian & Missionary Alliance church located at 22625 Atlanta Road, Seaford. For more information, 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. Elder Cornell Johnson, of Jesus The Christ Apostolic Ministries, is Pastor. Call 628-0349 or 302-344-9672 for more information.

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.

New service time The Lighthouse Church, 27225 Kaye Road, Laurel, is changing their service on Sundays to 1:30 p.m. For more information, call 875-7814.

Fall Festival at Snethen UMC Snethen United Methodist Church is holding a Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. There will be food, produce, craft vendors, flea market, yard sale, classic cars, fun and much more.The event will take place, rain or shine. The church is located on Rt. 54, Delmar Road, in Mardela Springs, Md. Vendor, craft and flea market/yard sale space is available. Call 410-341-4520 for information or a registration form.

Gethsemane seeks musicians, singers Gethsemane United Methodist Church on Woodland Ferry Road in Seaford seeks musicians and singers with a country gospel flair. The second 10:30 a.m. service is adding a new, fresh twist to the praise music and needs violin, banjo, guitar and voices. If you can help, call 629-2862.

Labor Day Gospel Concert A Labor Day Gospel Concert hosted by Faith Fellowship Church will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 6, at Federalsburg Marina Park Pavilion in Federalsburg, Md. Featured artists include The King's Ambassadors, Pickin' Pals and Judy Laramore. Bring a chair and a friend. Concessions will be available and a love offering will be received.

Free weekly soup social A free weekly soup social is held every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church, 510 S. Central Ave., Laurel. All are welcome. For more information, call the church office daily, 9 a.m. to noon, at 875-4233.

'Walking For The Homeless' A "Walking For The Homeless" Walk-A-Thon will be held on Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Boardwalk in Rehoboth Beach. The two mile walk begins at Delaware Avenue on the Boardwalk at 9 a.m. Check in is from 8 to 8:45 a.m. All proceeds benefit the homeless shelters in Sussex County. The event is sponsored by Faith United Methodist Church Women in Rehoboth. Registration deadline is Sept. 24. For more information, call Christina Miller at 227-3118 or Tenesha Duffy at 644-1159. Fall bazaar and luncheon Christ United Methodist Church located at 510 S. Central Ave., in Laurel, will hold their annual Fall Bazaar and Luncheon on Saturday, Oct. 2, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be crafts, a bake table and a country store.

Dinner at Bethel UMC Bethel United Methodist Church, 3435 Harper Rd., Federalsburg, Md., will sponsor a dinner on Friday, Sept. 10, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.Cost is $10. Dinner will include fried chicken, fish, ham, macaroni and cheese, potato salad, green beans, cornbread, bread and cake. Dinners will include everything on the menu. The dinner is sponsored by the Trustees and Finance committees of Bethel Church. Orders may be called in on the day of the event at 410-754-8494.

'Family and Friends Day' Ross Point Freedom Church will celebrate their second annual "Family and Friends Day" on Sunday, Sept. 5, at 3:30 p.m. Guest preacher will be the Rev. Dr. Gary Burns from Fort Washington, Md. Services are being held at 10016 Concord Rd. at the Church of God, Saints of Christ building. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call 841-0203, Sister Doris Winder or Sister Karen Evan, or visit

'God Provides' study Throughout history, people have wrestled with the concept of trusting God to meet their needs versus relying on their own efforts, other people, money or other things society has to offer. Laurel Nazarene Church will be holding eight weekly sessions on Wednesdays, from Sept. 8 - Nov. 10. There will be classes for all ages, from nursery, through adults. "God Provides" is one of the adult classes offered this session. The sessions run from 7 - 8:30 p.m. Dinner is also available for $2 per person, from 5:30-6:30, for your convenience, so you don't have to rush to fix something before coming on out. For further information or to sign up, call the church at 875-7873 or email

200 Years of Christian Service Sailors Bethel United Methodist Church will celebrate its 200th anniversary on Nov. 7, 2010. The service will begin at 2 p.m. There will be special music featuring the Jones Boys. The Rev. Randy Booth of Wisconsin will be our special speaker. Fellowship will follow at the community house following the service. Everyone is welcome. Come out and enjoy the blessed day of celebration with us.