Church News
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Rummage Sale St. Luke's Episcopal Church will hold a Rummage Sale from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Parish House in Seaford. There will be furniture, dinnerware, cooking utensils, luggage, linens, purses, jewelry, holiday decor, DVDs, CDs, puzzles, Gund and Limoges. For more information, call 629-7979 or visit

Concert pianist at First Baptist G. Richard Deal, national concert pianist and recording artist, will present a piano concert of inspirational music at First Baptist Church of Seaford at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28. Deal, of the Chicago, Ill. area, has presented concerts all over the world. He arranges his own sacred piano arrangements and has released six professional recordings. Admission is free and a freewill offering will be taken.

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.

Events at St. Stephens Oct. 18 - Fall Festival at Camelot Hall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fun for the whole family. Oyster sandwiches, crafts, silent auction, hay rides, petting zoo and homemade ice cream. Come enjoy The Kings Ambassadors, The Homeland Singers and The Goodwill Tour. For more information, call the church office at 846-9501 or visit

Blessing of the Animals St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Bridgeville will hold a Blessing of the Animals at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5. Bring your animals both large and small and join us as we ask God's blessing on all that He has created.

Gospel Cafe The Gospel Cafe will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4, at Christ Evangelistic Church in Laurel. The Klucas Sisters will make a special appearance along with many other artists from the Shore. Dinner, which begins at 5 p.m., includes dessert and drink for $10. Everyone is welcome to join us for an evening of food, fun, fellowship and great Christian entertainment. The Gospel Cafe is non-denominational. For more information, call Nancy at 875-5539.

GriefShare support group GriefShare, a 13 week nondenominational grief support group, is being offered by St. John's United Methodist Church in Seaford.

Sessions begin on Sunday, Oct. 12 and will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. GriefShare is a biblical based program for the journey of grief and recovery utilizing video, workbook and group discussion. Call the office of St. John's United Methodist Church at 629-9466 to register.

Men's Day at Ross Point Celebrate Men's Day at Ross Point Freedom Church at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28. The service will be held at the Church of God and Saints of Christ building at 10016 Concord Rd., Seaford. Guest preacher will be Bishop Timothy Lucky and the congregation from Sword of the Spirit Church of the Living God International in Philadelphia, Pa. Host pastor is the Rev. Shirley M. Caldwell.

John Wesley Homecoming The Rev. Pastor Gary L. Meekins will preach at John Wesley's annual Homecoming Service at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28. Rev. Meekins and Mrs. Fonda Meekins are currently serving at the Mount Calvary United Methodist Church in Bridgeville. Having retired, Rev. Meekins re-entered God's service to pastor God's people in Bridgeville. John Wesley UMC is located at 804 Third St., Seaford. For more information, call 629-9215.

Yard, Bake & Scrapple Sandwich Sale Crossview Church located at 33056 Bi State Blvd., Laurel, will have a yard sale, bake sale and scrapple sandwich sale from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 27, in the fellowship hall. Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact Janet at 846-3917.

Benefit Gospel Concert A Gospel Concert to benefit the Bethel Worship Center Food Pantry will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27. The concert will feature Jerry Jones, Cross Country Band, Gus Glaros, Brittney Glaros and Jimmy Hoppa as master of ceremonies. The following food items will be available for purchase at 4:30 p.m.: BBQ chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs, pastries and drinks. Admission cost is a $5 donation. For advance tickets, call 228-2825. Bethel Worship Center is located at 26648 Sussex Hwy., Seaford.

Hymn Sing at St. Paul's St. Paul's UMC Church invites the community to a night of music at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28. This month's Hymn Sing will feature Charlie Paparella and the Olivet Church String Band. The Gospel Band of The Sounds of Joy will open the program at 5:15 p.m. Come join us for an evening that will lift your spirits. A love offering will be taken to benefit their ministries. St. Paul's UMC is located at 32827 Old Stage Rd., Laurel.