Church News
Thursday, March 24, 2011
 
Community Day Lifeway Church of God in Bridgeville is hosting a Community Day on Saturday, April 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a car & motorcycle show, vendors, crafts, games, food, demonstrations, health screenings, door prizes and many other activities.Julian Drive with special guest Corey Franklin will be live in concert at 7 p.m. Concert tickets are $7 in advance or $10 at the door. Groups who purchase 10 or more tickets in advance pay $5 per ticket. For more information visit www.lifewaychurchofgod.com or call Chris Kerins at 301-752-2695 or Tammy LeCates at 542-2520.

Lenten Worship Series The Greater Seaford Ministerium announces the annual Lenten Worship Series. Join them at churches around the city on each Wednesday at noon during Lent for a time of worship and a light lunch after the service at 12:30 p.m. March 30 - St. Luke's Episcopal, 202 North St. April 6 -Atlanta Road Alliance, 22625 Atlanta Rd. April 13 - Our Lady of Lourdes RCC, 532 E. Stein Hwy. For more information, contact the Rev. Chris Pennington, president, Greater Seaford Ministerium, at 629-9466.

'Balling For God' The Community Outreach Team of New Zion United Methodist Church is hosting its 7th Annual "Balling for God" Basketball Tournament and Block Party. This event will take place on Saturday, May 28, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., on Webb Avenue in Laurel. Teams are now forming; age brackets are 6-8, 9-11, 12-14, 15-19 and 20 and up. Vendor space is also available but limited. For more information, contact Sherita Belle at 875-0987 or Amy Handy at 875-4263.

Benefit for pregnancy centers The "We Choose Life Unity Conference Benefit of 2011," sponsored by Power Production Ministries, Inc., is a non-denominational, multi-church effort to come together as one for the unborn. "Tilly," a play based upon Frank Peretti's best-selling novel, will be presented and followed by a mass choir made up of community church singers from Delmarva. Showtimes are Saturday, April 2, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, April 3, at 2 p.m., at the Wicomico Senior High School Auditorium, Salisbury. Tickets are $15; proceeds benefit pregnancy care centers in Georgetown and Salisbury. Tickets are available line at www.we-choose-life.org, or by calling 410-548-2340.

Christ UM Church Christ United Methodist Church of Federalsburg will be holding their catarto on April 10 at 10:45 a.m. There will be a hymn sing at 3 p.m. and One Day Closer, a southern gospel quartet will be performing along with Randy Marine. A buffet will be served afterward. Call 410-883-2149 for more information.

Epworth Cemetery clean up Gravesiteswill be cleared of existing old, faded and non-seasonal arrangements in late March and early April. Call Jay Stevenson, cemetery caretaker, at 227-0888 with any questions.

Women's Ministries, Bible Study Women's Ministries and Bible Study meets Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at The Salvation Army in Seaford, next to Food Lion. The third Tuesday of every month the group meets in the Bethany Unit at the Methodist Manor House on Middleford Road. For more information, call Envoy Debbie Engel at 668-7412.

50th Anniversary Celebration Grace Baptist Church in Seaford will celebrate its 50th anniversary on May 1, immediately following the 10:45 a.m. worship service. A luncheon will be served, followed by a program including a video presentation of the church throughout the years and music by The Sounds of Joy.

Annual Rainbow Rally You are invited to join us Mt. Calvary A.M.E. Church in Concord, as they celebrate their 21st annual "Rainbow Rally" on Sunday, March 27, at 4 p.m. This event is sponsored by the Homecoming Choir. For more information, contact Otelia Oliver at 629-9722.

National Day of Prayer Breakfast A prayer breakfast is scheduled in Salisbury on the National Day of Prayer (NDP), Thursday, May 5, at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center. The event is being organized by a group of community leaders, cochaired by Bonnie Luna and Jack Savage. Civic center doors open at 7 a.m., with breakfast served at 7:30. Tickets are $20 per person, and will be available April 1, at The Gospel Shop in Salisbury, and at all branches of First Shore Federal Savings & Loan. For more information, contact Bonnie Luna at 410-749-1633.

Don Murray Family in concert St. Paul's United Methodist Church, in Laurel, will have The Don Murray Family and the Baptist Boys in concert, on Sunday, March 27, at 6:15 p.m. St. Paul's is located on Old Stage Road, just east of Rt. 13. For more information, call 875-7900.

Gethsemane holds Women's Day Mark your calendars for the annual Women's Day at Gethsemane United Methodist Church on April 2, 9 a.m. - 12 noon. Please call 628-2862 to reserve a ticket, or purchase at the door for $8.

Bible Study St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Seaford is conducting a Bible Study every Tuesday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the Parish House.

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. Call 628-0349 or 302-344-9672 for more information.