Church News
Thursday, February 27, 2014
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.

Lent and Easter Services Union United Methodist Church in Bridgeville invites you to attend Lent and Easter Services. The following services are planned: Ash Wednesday Service, Wednesday, March 5, 7 p.m. - featuring special Bible readings and music. Palm Sunday Service, Sunday, April 13, 10 a.m. - entire music department will perform. No childrens church or Sunday school. A luncheon will be held in the Fellowship Hall after the service. Holy Thursday Service, Thursday, April 17, 7 p.m. - traditional communion will be offered. Good Friday, April 18, noon to 3 p.m. - the church will be open for a time of reflection and prayer. Good Friday Service, 7 p.m. - 7 Last Words of Christ will be read by members of the congregation. Easter Sunday, April 20, 6:30 a.m. - Sunrise Service at the cemetery pond behind the church. Regular service will begin at 9 a.m. and the traditional service at 11. We hope that you can join us for one or all of our many worship services during this most holy of Christian seasons. For more information, contact the church office at 337-7409.

Beef and Dumpling Dinner Mt. Zion Methodist Church will host a beef and dumpling dinner at 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 8. Carryouts will be available at 4 p.m. The church is located on Rt. 13A between Seaford and Laurel.

Purity Tea at The Ark The Seaford Wesleyan Church, The Ark, will hold their second annual Purity Tea at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 29. This free event is a wonderful opportunity for young women, ages 12 and up, to learn about Gods special plan for them. The event is for girls who have already made their vows along with those who are thinking about it. If you know a young lady who would like to attend, call the church at 628-1020 to sign them up. Girls must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. The deadline to sign up is March 16.

Celebrate Recovery program The Laurel Nazarene Church (across from Gamezone) will start the Celebrate Recovery program on Tuesday nights from 7 to 9 p.m., beginning March 18. Get freedom from your addictions, hurts, hang-ups and habits through this 12 step program. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. for refreshments and fellowship. Childcare is provided. For more information, call the church office at 875-7873.

Beef & Dumpling Dinner Concord United Methodist Church will hold a Beef & Dumpling Dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 8, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Church Community Hall (25322 Church Rd., Seaford). The price is $12 and includes mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cole slaw, applesauce, rolls, beverage and assorted desserts. The public is invited. Call 628-8114 for more information.

Gospel Hymns at Long Neck UMC Gospel Hymns at Long Neck United Church from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 8. The event is hosted by Victory Junction, featuring Joe Dawson and The Island Boys. For more information, call 934-6995.  

Piano concert at Christ UMC Come hear special piano music by Randy Chang at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 2, at Christ UMC. The concert is free and everyone is invited to attend. Randy Chang is an accomplished, encouraging pianist by any standards, especially unique by living with Down Syndrome.  A special invitation to those individuals interested or affected by Down Syndrome. More information and video clips are available at For more information, contact Christ United Methodist Church, 501 S. Central Ave., Laurel, at 443-859-2334 or

Precious Memories will perform Union United Methodist Church, 2 N. Laws St., Bridgeville, is pleased to have the Precious Memories Gospel Band perform in the sanctuary at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 1. There is no charge to attend but a love offering will be taken and the proceeds will be divided between the Gospel band and The Pritchett Memorial Fund which benefits the entire music department of UUMC. For questions, contact the church office at 337-7409.

Pancake Supper Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper will be held at Centenary United Methodist Church in Laurel on March 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. All you can eat pancakes, sausage, eggs, scrapple, potatoes, coffee and orange juice. Children under 3 are free, ages 3 to 11 are $3 and ages 12 and up are $7.

Monthly writers group Have you always wished you could write stories, articles or even a book, but dont 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.