Church News
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Easter Cantata There will be an Easter Cantata, "At the Cross," at Laurel Baptist Church on Friday, April 6 at 7 p.m. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Blvd.

Open mike Christian Night Open mike Christian Night will be held at the Lighthouse Church at 27225 Kaye Road, just off Rt. 9 County Seat Hwy., on the first and third Friday of every month through April 20, from 7-9 p.m. Free admission and free snacks. Bring your singing talents - cd or musical instrument. One person, group singers, young people to seniors welcome. Two hours of great fellowship, praise and worship through April 20. For info and scheduling, call Dean at 875-2115.

Lenten worship, fellowship and study All Saint's Episcopal Church, 10th & Grove streets, Delmar, is offering an order of worship for the evening, followed by a soup supper, and viewing and discussion of The Teaching Company DVD, "The Cathedral," by Dr. William R. Cook on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Gospel groups to perform Brian Free & Assurance, the Dixie Melody Boys and Mark Bishop will perform at Parkside High School in Salisbury at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 14. The event is sponsored by Snethen United Methodist Church. Tickets are $17 in advance for adults, $20 at the door and $6 for kids ages 10 and under. Tickets may be purchased at O'Neals Antiques in Laurel, Community Pharmacy in Salisbury, The Mustard Seed in Milford and The What's New Shop in Denton. For more information, contact Gail Phillips at 846-3641.

Thrift Shop open Saturdays St. John's Thrift Shop located at 259 N. Conwell St. in Seaford, is open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. A variety of infant, toddler, youth and adult clothing is available. Housewares, bedding and children's books are also available.

Good Friday service Jim Hughes Ministries from Newfield, N.J. will present the drama "Gethsemane" on Good Friday, April 6, 7 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church, 201 S. Main St. (at the corner of Main and Maple) in Federalsburg, Md. All are welcome and a love offering will be taken.

Military persons gathering Retired, active and inactive military persons, please join us. Grace Baptist Church Fellowship Hall is open every Tuesday from 3 to 5 p.m., for all denominations who have served in any branch of our military to come and have free coffee and snacks with us. For more information, call 629-8434, 443-889-7078 or leave a message at 629-3264.

Chicken and Crust Dinner St. Stephen's United Methodist Church on State Street in Delmar is sponsoring a Chicken and Crust Dinner in Camelot Hall (attached to the church) on Saturday, March 31 from 4 to 7 p.m. Adults are $12, kids are $6 and kids under 3 are free. Carry-outs will be available. Advance tickets are available for purchase at the church office. For more information, call 846-9501.

Concert to benefit Survivors Fund The "Light of Hope" Gospel Concert to benefit the Sussex County Cancer Survivors Fund will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 30, at Conley's United Methodist Church in Angola. Come and enjoy a mix of praise and worship music. Headliners include The Reminders, Richard Lindale, the Unity Male Chorus, Scrubgrass and Langley, Bob Lougheed, "Good Friday" (Tirone and Jennifer Hack), Calvary National Youth Group, the Cape Henlopen Gospel Choir, the O'Day Family, Grace-N-Mercy Ministries, Conley's Choir and Conley's Praise Band. The Sussex County Cancer Survivors Fund assists cancer patients with financial needs while receiving treatment at the Tunnell Cancer Center. Tickets are $10 in advance or at the door. For tickets, contact Bevann Kubala at 302-947-2224. Conley's UMC is located at 33106 Jolyns Way, Lewes.

Singles/Single Parent Time A dinner/social time for singles and single parents, open to all, will be held at Christ United Methodist Church, 510 S. Central Ave., Laurel, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 31. Come join in the fellowship. RSVP at 875-4233.

Homemade Easter eggs for sale Homemade Easter Eggs will be for sale from Christ Lutheran Church. These eggs were the first ever and still are the best on the shore. Flavors include peanut butter, coconut cream and butter cream. Eggs are $3.50 each. Call 629-9751 or 629-9755.

Easter musical presented The Atlanta Road Alliance Church choir, under the direction of Richard Trice, will present an Easter musical, "The Sacrifice," at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 6 and 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 8. Written by Steve Moore, "The Sacrifice" is a moving and dramatic story of the first-hand remembrances of the death and resurrection of Jesus. Atlanta Road Alliance Church is located at 22625 Atlanta Rd., Seaford. The presentations are free.

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. For details, call 875-4233.

Easter Egg Hunt Laurel Baptist Church will have an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Open to all children from newborn to 10-years-old. Besides the egg hunt there will be a moon bounce and someone will speak about the different breeds of chicken and eggs. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Blvd.

Holy Week at St. Luke's Everyone is welcome to attend Holy Week at St. Luke's. Wednesday, April 4, 7 p.m. - Holy Eucharist Thursday, April 5, 7 p.m. - Maundy Thursday, Holy Eucharist Friday, April 6, 7 p.m. - Good Friday Saturday, April 7, 10 a.m. - Holy Saturday, Commemoration of Jesus in the Tomb Sunday, April 8, 9 a.m. - Easter Sunday, Holy Eucharist

Awana Clubs at Alliance Church Awana clubs are being held at Atlanta Road Alliance Church on Wednesdays from 6:45 to 8:25 p.m., for children in Kindergarten through sixth grade. Sparks (K-second grade) ignites the curiosity of early elementary kids to learn about the people and events of the Bible, building a foundation of wisdom for knowing Christ. T&T (Truth & Training) engages third- through sixth-graders by answering their questions about God and the Bible, guiding them through this pivotal life stage to grow in Christ's grace. Call 629-5600 for more information. The church is located at 22625 Atlanta Rd., Seaford.

Financial Peace University offered Nearly one and a half million families have been able to positively change their financial situation through Financial Peace University (FPU), the 13-week course taught by Dave Ramsey on DVD. FPU teaches families and individuals common-sense principles like how to make a plan with their money so they are able to free themselves of debt and build lasting wealth. FPU is available for churches, military, non-profit agencies, and businesses. FPU will be held in Seaford at St. John's United Methodist Church. The classes will begin Wednesday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m. Contact Marc Keeler at 875-1115 for more information or to register. Each class participant needs a kit that includes a lifetime family membership to FPU, an FPU workbook, an FPU envelope system, 13 audio lessons, bonus CD, budgeting forms, debit card holders, and Ramsey's best-selling book - Financial Peace. Kits can be purchased through the host location, or by calling 888-227-3223. Visit to locate the nearest class.

'Gethsemane' at King's UMC The Rev. Jim Hughes from Vineland, N.J. will present the drama "Gethsemane" on Palm Sunday, April 1 at 8:50 a.m. at King's United Methodist Church in Laurel. The church is located at 34526 Gordy Rd., off Rt. 13, east of Laurel. Jim Hughes Ministries is a non-profit, full-time family ministry supported solely by the gifts and offerings of those they serve. All are welcome and a free will offering will be taken.

Palm Sunday, Holy Week Everyone is welcome to attend All Saint's Episcopal Church, 10th & Grove streets, Delmar, during Palm Sunday and Holy Week. April 1, 10 a.m. - Sunday of the Passion with the Liturgy of the Palms and the Holy Eucharist April 6, Noon and 7 p.m. - Liturgy for Good Friday followed by the Stations of the Cross April 8, 10 a.m. - Easter Day: The Sunday of the Resurrection, with the Lighting of the Pascal Candle and the Holy Eucharist

Cookbooks for sale U.M.W. of Gethsemane Church has cookbooks for sale for $15. Call 629-2862 for more information.

Senior Choir presents Cantata The Senior Choir of Christ United Methodist Church in Federalsburg, Md., will present the Easter Cantata, "O What A Savior" on Sunday, April 1, at the Manor House in Seaford. They will also present the Cantata at 11 a.m. on Easter morning, April 8, at Christ United Methodist Church, 201 S. Main St. (at the corner of Main and Maple), in Federalsburg.

Good Friday Service You're invited to a special Good Friday Communion Service: He is...REAL. Remember, Experience, And, Listen at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 6, at Laurel Wesleyan Church. The church is located at 30186 Seaford Rd., Laurel. Childcare will be provided for ages 10 and under. For more information, call 875-5380 or visit

Lambert's Gospel Singers The Lambert's Gospel Singers will be at Laurel Baptist Church on Easter Sunday for the 11 a.m. worship service. You are invited to praise God for His Great Love - John 3:16. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Blvd. For more information, call Shirley at 875-2314.

St. Luke's newsletter St. Luke's Episcopal Church offers its newsletter online and also via email. Luke's Letter is published quarterly and will be available on our website: You can also join our email list by sending a request to St. Luke's service of Holy Eucharist is Sunday at 9 a.m. For more information, call St. Luke's office at 629-7979.