Church News
Thursday, March 06, 2014
Teen Challenge to lead services Delmarva Teen Challenge will lead the 8:30 and 11 a.m. worship services at Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church in Seaford on Sunday, March 9. Special music will be led by their choir. Come and worship with us and hear uplifting testimony by the men of Delmarva Teen Challenge.  For more information, call Mt. Olivet UMC at 629-4458.

Greenwood Mennonite anniversary Greenwood Mennonite Church will celebrate its 100 year anniversary on March 14-16. A Saturday evening banquet is planned at Greenwood Mennonite School. There will be special music, pictures, artifacts and other local memorabilia. Everyone is welcome. For more information and reservations, contact Sheldon Swartzentruber at or 462-7218.

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.

AYCE meal AYCE Ham, Cabbage & Potatoes with dessert and beverage from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, at Christ the Cornerstone Community Church, 28714 Seaford Rd., Laurel, (corner of Bethel and Seaford roads). Cost is $8 per person, pay at the door.

Lenten worship, fellowship, study All Saints Episcopal Church in Delmar is offering an order of worship for the evening followed by a soup supper, a DVD presentation and discussion on the topic: What Wondrous Love: Holy Week in Word and Art, on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Each Wednesday of Lent, the church will journey with Jesus through key scriptures and events of Holy Week: March 12, The Raising of Lazarus; March 19, The Entry into Jerusalem; March 26, Jesus Washes the Disciples Feet; April 2, The Last Supper; April 9, The Betrayal, Arrest and Crucifixion of Jesus. Everyone is welcome. Palm Sunday, Holy Week Everyone is welcome to come worship at All Saints Episcopal Church in Delmar during Holy Week: April 13 - Sunday of the Passion, with the Liturgy of the Palms and the Holy Eucharist: 10 a.m. April 18 - Liturgy for Good Friday followed by the Stations of the Cross: noon and 7 p.m. April 20 - Easter Day: The Sunday of the Resurrection, with the Lighting of the Pascal Candle and the Holy Eucharist: 10 a.m. The church is located at 10719 E. Grove St., Delmar.

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.

Spring Revival planned The Christian Church of Seaford invites everyone to attend its Spring Revival with Dr. Lee Mason, director of the Christian Restoration Association based out of Cincinnati, Ohio. The revival will be held March 16-19; Sunday, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Monday through Wednesday, 7 p.m. nightly. Music will be provided by the Zugg Family.

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, 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.

Chicken and Crust Dinner St. Stephens UMC in Delmar will hold a Chicken and Crust Dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 22. Cost is $12 for adults, $5 for kids ages 4 to 12 and free for kids ages 3 and under. The dinner will be held in Camelot Hall next to the church on East State Street in Delmar.

Lent and Easter Services Union United Methodist Church in Bridgeville invites you to attend Lent and Easter Services. The following services are planned: 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. 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.

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.