Church News
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Services at Old Christ Church Summer services for Old Christ Church, Laurel, will be held at 10 a.m. on the first Sunday of each month through September. The services are conducted according to an historic liturgy, Holy Eucharist, celebrated by the Rev. Howard Backus and sermon. Come as you are and enjoy worship in this church which was built in 1771. For more information, call 875-3644.

Historical marker dedication The Woodland United Methodist Church will dedicate a Delaware historical marker at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 24. The Woodland Choir will provide special music. After a short ceremony refreshments will follow in Fellowship Hall. All are invited to the 9 a.m. worship service in the church. The Woodland Church is located 4.5 miles west of Seaford, 5123 Woodland Church Road. For more information, call 629-4749.

Events at Union UMC Union United Methodist Church, 2 N. Laws St., Bridgeville, will host a Community Movie Night on Sunday, Aug. 24. Doors open at 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall for a time of food and fellowship. The movie, "God's Not Dead," will begin at 7 in the sanctuary. The movie is appropriate for all ages and everyone is welcome. There is no charge to attend. The fall schedule will begin on Sunday, Sept. 7, with two worship times: 9 a.m. for contemporary worship and 11 a.m. for traditional service. Children's church starts at 9 a.m. and is open for ages 4 through 5th grade. All Sunday school classes begin at 10 a.m.; classes are held for adults, children and youth. Nursery service is available for both the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. services. If you do not have a church home or want to visit, God's house is always open. For more information, call the church office at 337-7409.

Anchormen in concert Union United Methodist Church in Bridgeville will host the Anchormen on Saturday, Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary. The concert is free and a love offering will be taken. Come and enjoy a great evening of music and fellowship. Everyone is welcome. For more details, call the church office at 337-7409.

GriefShare group at St. John's St. John's United Methodist Church in Seaford is offering GriefShare, a 13 week non-denominational grief support group. GriefShare is a biblical based program for the journey of grief and recovery utilizing video, workbook and group discussion. For more information and to register, call the church office at 629-9466.

Jerry Jones Ministries to perform Jerry Jones Ministries will perform on the following dates in August: Aug. 24 - Bozman UMC, Homecoming, Bozman, Md., 3 p.m. Aug. 29 - Homestead Manor, Denton, Md., 1:30 p.m. For more information, call 228-4813.

Open Mike Christian Night Open Mike Christian Night is the first and third Friday of every month from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Lighthouse Church. Free admission and free snacks. Bring your singing talents and CD or musical instrument. One person, group singers, young to seniors are welcome. Enjoy singing, praises and testimonials to the Lord. An array of great singers are already lined up. The church is located at 27225 Kaye Rd., Laurel. For information and scheduling, call Dean at 875-2115. Visit us on Facebook at Open Mike Christian Night.

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.

Events at St. Stephens Sept. 14 - Beef and Dumpling dinner on Sept. 14 at the VFW in Delmar to benefit Relay for Life. Oct. 18 - Fall Festival at Camelot Hall featuring the Homeland Singers. For more information, call the church office at 846-9501 or visit

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