Church News
Thursday, August 08, 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.

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.

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 Sunday, Sept. 1.

Open Mic Christian Night Open Mic Christian Night is the first and third Friday of every 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. Bring your singing talents - CD or musical instrument. One person, group singers, young to seniors welcome. Free admission and free snacks. For details call Dean at 875-2115. Visit "Open Mike Christian Night" on Facebook.

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.

St. Stephens UMC fundraiser St. Stephens UMC will have a Love Light Tree to raise money for its many ministries. A Love Light Tree is a Christmas tree decorated with multi-color lights for Christmas and the different colored lights represent different types of ways of honoring loved ones. A minimum of $5 is requested per light and larger gifts are welcome. Checks should be payable to St. Stephens Church with "Love Light Tree," in the memo. Mail checks to: St. Stephens Church, 101 East State St., Delmar, DE 19940.

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.

'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.

St. Luke's newsletter St. Luke's Episcopal Church offers its newsletter online and also via email. Luke's Letter is published quarterly and is available on: 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 info, call St. Luke's office at 629-7979.

VBS at Delmar Church of God Vacation Bible School (VBS) will be held at Delmar Church of God of Prophecy located at 35864 Traci Dr., Laurel, on Aug. 12-15, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The theme is "Jonah." For more information, contact Tina Phillips at 443-235-5494.

Jerry Jones to perform Jerry Jones is a talented singer and songwriter of country gospel who has penned various gospel songs including "Calvary," which has been called as one of the most beautiful gospel songs ever written. He will perform at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 11, at the First United Methodist Church Concert at 142 Main St., Secretary, Md. and at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 16, at the Homestead Manor Concert, 410 Colonial Drive, Denton, Md. Join these events for a wonderful listening experience brought to you by a remarkable artist.

Writers Group Have you always wished you could write stories, articles or even a book, but didn't know how to begin? Have you drafted some manuscripts, but need help getting them published? Whether you are a novice or have achieved success in the writing field, you are invited to join Kingdom Writers Fellowship. We are a small, warm and welcoming writers group that meets monthly on the third Tuesday evening at Grace Baptist Church in Seaford. For more information, call 858-2239 or 628-4594.

Yard Sale & Gift Shoppe Yard Sale & Gift Shoppe will be open Saturday, Aug. 10 from 7 a.m. til at Christ the Cornerstone Community Church (corner of Bethel and Seaford Rd., Laurel). There will be scrapple sandwiches.

VBS for mentally challenged The BSSP Program at Christ Lutheran Church, 315 N. Shipley St., Seaford, will host its summer Vacation Bible School program on Aug. 12-16, for mentally challenged youth and adults. The theme is "Tell It on the Mountain," where Jesus Christ is Lord. Students will sing, pray and learn about the One True God through five mountaintop Bible accounts where God meets His people with clear messages of His might and power. A light dinner will be served from 6 to 6:30 p.m. Class is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bible stories will be told by a storyteller, along with puppets, music, games and crafts. For more information, call Leona at 629-2770 or Donna at 629-4183.

Homemade Ice Cream Sale Mt. Zion Methodist Church will host a homemade ice cream sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24. Flavors include vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, banana and pineapple. The church is located on Rt. 13A between Seaford and Laurel. Pre-orders may be placed at 875-3055 or 629-7110.

Drive in Movie Stein Highway Church of God presents a drive in movie at 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 16 and Saturday, Aug. 17. Cost is $1 per person. Bring your own chairs; a car is not required. Refreshments will be available for purchase. The church is located at 425 Stein Hwy., in Seaford. For more information, call 629-8583.

Walker Singers to perform The Walker Singers, a Southern Gospel family group from Perry, Fla., will be at Seaford Church of God of Prophecy on Saturday, Aug. 10 at 6 p.m. Fellowship will follow. The church is located at 22699 Bridgeville Hwy., Seaford. For more information, call 846-3253.

Gospel Music Concert There will be a Gospel Music Concert at Shiloh Community Church, 14181 Shiloh Church Rd., on Sunday, Aug. 11. The concert begins at 6 p.m. and will be followed by a time of fellowship in the Social Hall. All are welcome. For more information and directions, call Nancy at 339-3341.

Jones Boys Duo in concert The Nanticoke River Yacht Club in Blades presents the Jones Boys Duo from 7 to 11 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9. Refreshments will be available at 6 p.m. for an extra fee. Cost is $10 per ticket for the show. Tickets are available from Sara Lee at Fantasy Salon, 224 High St., Seaford, or at the door of the Yacht Club that evening.

The Walkers in concert If you love Gospel music then you don't want to miss an evening with The Walkers who have been nominated for the 2013 Group of the Year for the Inspirational Country Music Association. The Walkers will be in concert at Delmar Church of God of Prophecy at Rt. 13 & Dorothy Road at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 11. For more information, call 443-235-5494. For more information on The Walkers, visit

Annual Trustees Day The Trustees of New Zion United Methodist Church in Laurel are celebrating their Annual Trustees Day on Sunday, August 11th at 3:30. Rev.,Dr. George Moody of the John Wesley, Mt. Nebo, and Zion Charge is the preacher. Dinner will be served before the service. Reverend Elaine Ayres is the host pastor.