Church News
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Bus trip to Women of Faith
Gethsemane United Methodist Church will host a bus trip to Women of Faith in Philadelphia, Pa., on Sept. 6-7.
Trip includes hotel, bus and event. For information, email or call 302-236-4069.

Events at Union UMC
Union United Methodist Church located at 2 N. Laws St., Bridgeville will hold its Summer Camp Program. The first week begins July 8-12 and is open to children ages 5-10 years.
A half-day Pre-K camp will be offered in July. Call the church office for more information or to request a brochure.

Lightning Strikes concert series
The Lightning Strikes concert series, at The Lighthouse Church, located at 27225 Kaye Rd., just off Rt. 9, County Seat Highway at Dukes Lumber Road, Laurel, is held every second and fourth Saturday of the month.
There is a $4 donation at the door and ages 12 and under are free. For details, go to or call 875-7814.

VBS at Laurel Baptist
Laurel Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School on June 24-28, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
This year's theme is "Colossal Coaster World," 2 Tim, 1:7. Registration forms will be available opening night. VBS is for ages Pre-K to 13 years. Any questions, call Shirley at 875-2314.

Annual Women's Day
Ross Point Freedom Church located on East Concord Road in Seaford will celebrate its Annual Women's Day at 3:30 p.m. on July 7. The Union Baptist Mass Choir will be featured. Host pastor is the Rev. Shirley M. Caldwell.

Outdoor Gospel Music Festival
Laurel St. Paul's UMC will have their 6th Annual Outdoor Gospel Music Festival at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 13.
Bring a lawn chair and enjoy Charles Paparella and the Olivet Church String Band, Sounds of Joy and The Island Boys.
Hamburgers, hot dogs, homemade ice cream and more will be available.
All proceeds benefit the St. Paul's Youth Program.
For more information, call 258-8810.

July Christmas Festival fundraiser
Christ the Cornerstone Community Church in Laurel will hold a fundraiser, A July Christmas Festival, Thursday, July 11 through Saturday, July 13.
On Thursday, July 11 from 5 to 7 p.m., there will be an AUCE Spaghetti Dinner (pay at the door). On Friday, July 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. a lunch will be held.
There will be chicken salad sandwiches, chili, vegetable beef soup and hot dogs. On Saturday, July 13 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., breakfast and lunch will be served.
The menu includes scrapple sandwiches, oyster fritters, burgers, ice cream, apple dumplings and baked goods. There will also be a yard sale, face painting from 9:30 a.m. to noon and meet Santa from 10 a.m. to noon.
All three days, Christmas trees, wreaths, garlands, decorations, jewelry, clothing, afghans and much more will be for sale. Come, look, buy and eat.
For Christmas and/or yard sale vendor space, call 228-7267 or 875-5415 (leave a message).

Summer Service Schedule
Old Christ Church, Laurel will be open for regular Sunday services on the first Sunday of each month, June through September. The services, Holy Eucharist and Sermon, will take place at 10 a.m. on the following Sundays: July 7, Aug. 4 and Sept. 1.

Movie Night resumes this fall
Christian Movie Night at Laurel Baptist Church is on hiatus for the summer. It will resume on Sept. 27. For more information, call Pastor Steve at 381-1850. VBS at Trinity UMC
Trinity UMC will hold its 2013 Vacation Bible School (VBS), SonWest Roundup, with an old west flavor from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., July 8 through July 12. Parents are encouraged to stay, hear the stories and enjoy the fun, food and fellowship with their children ages 3 to 12. We are a loving Safe Sanctuary church community and we welcome all children regardless of church background or faith.
To register, call 875-7715 or 875-4741 and leave a message with the names and number of children as well as a call back number for verification. You can also register at the door starting at 6:15 the first night.
We look forward to having a YEE-HAW good time learning about God's ultimate plan through Jesus Christ. Please ride on out and join us!

VBS at St. Paul's UMC
St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Laurel will hold Vacation Bible School (VBS) on Aug. 5-9, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
This year's theme is God's Backyard Bible Camp under the sun and stars. VBS is open for ages Pre-K through 6th grades. Pre-registration is requested by calling 875-2713.
For more information, call and ask for Miss Bee. Come learn how we all are called to serve Jesus.

Open Mike Christian Night
Open Mike Christian Night will be held the first and third Friday of the month from 7 to 9 p.m., at The Lighthouse Church, located at 27225 Kaye Rd., just off Rt. 9, County Seat Highway at Dukes Lumber Road.
Admission is free and there will be free snacks.
Non-perishable food donation welcome. Bring your singing talents - CD or musical instrument. For information and scheduling, call Dean at 875-2115 or visit our new Facebook page "Open Mike Christian Night."

Griefshare class offered
Griefshare, a special seminar and group support for people grieving the loss of someone close, will be offered at Encounter Praize at Christ Lutheran Church, Seaford.
Griefshare is a non-denominational group that features Biblical teaching on grief and recovery.
One class will meet on Friday mornings from 9 to 11 and the second class will meet on Saturday evenings from 5 to 7 p.m. Call 629-9755 for details.

Writing group
Kingdom Writers Fellowship (KWF), a Christian group of aspiring writers, is welcoming new members.
Meetings are held the third Tuesday night of each month at Grace Baptist Church, Atlanta Road, Seaford. Call 628-4594 for more information.

"Fit & Fun Fellowship"
The Seaford Wesleyan Women meet once a week for a free night of "Fit & Fun Fellowship."
All ladies are welcome to join us as we exercise our bodies and refresh our spirits.
For details call 629-9859.