Church News
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Covenant Players at Centenary UMC Cozette Mashue and Patrick Rood of The Covenant Players, an international Christian drama touring company, will share their talent with the congregation of Centenary United Methodist Church, Laurel, during their 10 a.m. worship service on Sunday, Feb. 16. The public is invited to come and witness their unique way of sharing God's message with us.

Indoor Yard & Craft Sale Christ the Cornerstone Community Church in Laurel will hold its annual indoor yard & craft sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22. Scrapple sandwiches, hot dogs, pulled pork, and peas & dumplings soup will be served. There will also be a baked goods table. For vendor space, call 875-5415. Come, look, eat and fellowship with us.

All-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner God's Men of Centenary Church are sponsoring an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner to benefit the Youth Group from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, in the dining room at Centenary United Methodist Church on West Market Street in Laurel. The dinner includes spaghetti, meatballs, meat sauce, marinara sauce, garlic bread, salad, dessert and beverage. Adults are $7, children ages 6 to 12 are $3 and children under six are free.

Sing-speration dinner Laurel Baptist Church is having a Valentine's sing-speration dinner from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15. Price is $5 per person. For more information, contact Sam Thompson at 339-1701. Events at Clarence Street Church Clarence Street Church of God Seaford welcomes you to their Annual Revival on Feb. 16-19. Service times are Sunday morning at 11 and Monday through Wednesday evenings at 7. Revivalist is the Rev. Rick J. Lairsey. The Harvest of Love fellowship will sponsor a Youth Revival on Feb. 22-23 at Clarence Street Church of God and Bridgeville Lifeway Church of God. Activities on Saturday, Feb. 22 include a bowling tournament at noon and a relationship forum at Clarence Street Church at 5 p.m. Sunday features morning worship at 11 at Clarence Street Church and the Harvest of Love Youth Service at 5 p.m. at Bridgeville Lifeway Church. Contact or 302-448-0852 for more information.

Mardi Gras Celebration The Knights of Columbus, St. Molua Council #4075 will hold a Mardi Gras Celebration at Our Lady of Lourdes Church Parish Hall in Seaford on Saturday, March 1. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner begins at 6:15. Costumes are optional and DJ Karl will be there. Proceeds benefit the Knights of Columbus charities. Tickets must be purchased by Feb. 24, to assure sufficient food. Cost is $20 per person and no tickets will be sold at the door. Tickets will be sold after Mass by the Knights of Columbus or call Dan Braunstein at 629-7239, Ernie Davis at 875-2895 or the Parish Office at 629-3591.

Oyster sandwiches, yard sale Concord United Methodist Church in Seaford will sell Oyster Sandwiches on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Community House. Hot dogs, homemade pies, cakes and beverages will also be available. For the first time at this annual event, an Indoor Yard Sale will also be featured. Come fill your belly and find a treasure. Concord UM Church is located at 25322 Church Rd., just off Concord Road (Rt. 20E) near Seaford. For more information, call 628-8114.

Join the MOPs group The Laurel Wesleyan Church MOPs group invites all mothers of children from birth through age 5, to join our community of mothers as we learn, have fun, and support one another during this important season of life.

Child care is provided. We meet at Laurel Wesleyan Church on the second Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon and on the fourth Friday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call Emma Adams at 381-7376.

Healing Hearts Women's Event Laurel Wesleyan Church will hold a free, special event, Healing Hearts, to help women find freedom through forgiveness. Join us at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 21, for special music, activities, fellowship, refreshments and more. Laurel Wesleyan is located at 30186 Seaford Rd., a half mile north of Laurel on Alt. 13. Register at or call 875-5380.

Pork and Sauerkraut Dinner Bethel United Methodist Church on Neal's School Road, Seaford, will hold a Pork and Sauerkraut Dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22. The dinner will benefit Derek Murphy's travel to Spain to play tournament baseball with America's Team. Cost is a donation of $10 per person. Eat in or carry out. Call 302-337-9316 or 410-754-8681 for tickets or more information.

Virtuous Women Platform Service Agape Temple International Ministries, Inc. presents Virtuous Women Platform Service at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15. Agape is located at 40 Schulze Rd., Greenwood (in between Royal Farms and the Dollar Store).

Lightning Strikes concerts 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.

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.

Griefshare class offered Griefshare, a seminar and group support for people grieving the loss of someone close, is 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 meet Saturdays from 5 to 7 p.m. Call 629-9755 for details.

Monthly writers' group Have you always wished you could write stories, articles or even a book, but don't know how to begin? Have you drafted manuscripts, but need help getting them published? Whether you are a novice or have achieved success in writing, 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.

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.