Church News
Thursday, January 01, 2015
Gospel Singing The Delmar First Baptist Church, Delmar, Md., will hold a gospel concert at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 4, with the Bates Family, a group from Pennsylvania that has been singing for over 30 years. Everyone is welcome to join us. Start the new year off in a good way by enjoying some Southern Gospel music. There is no charge for admission, but a love offering will be taken. For more information, call Russell Smart at 846-2253.

Griefshare at St. John's Griefshare is being offered by St. John's United Methodist Church, 300 N. Pine St., Seaford, from 4-5:30 p.m., in the Wesley Lounge. On Sunday, Jan. 4, we will learn The Top 20 Questions of Grief Part 1. We will hear from those who have walked the Journey of Grief and share the lessons they have learned. For more information, call 629-9466. No children as childcare is not offered.

Open Mic Christian Night Open Mic Christian Night will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 2, at The Lighthouse Church in Laurel. New Year's celebration, special concert night with the singing group Reunion & Bunky Eye. Free admission and snacks. A love offering will be taken for local outreach programs. For more information, call 875-2115.

Services at St. Stephens UMC Join us on Sundays at St. Stephens United Methodist Church in Delmar. Services begin at 9 a.m. with a Contemporary Praise Service. At 10 a.m. KIDZ and adult Sunday school classes are held. A traditional service and KIDZ Church follows at 11 a.m. The church is located at 101 E. State St., Delmar. For more information, visit or call 846-9501.

Events at Wesley UMC The following events will be held in January at Wesley UMC. Women's Bible Study - Mondays, 8 a.m. Midweek Worship Service - Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:30 Youth Group Kingdom Kids (ages 4-11) - Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. Sunday services - 9 a.m., contemporary service; 10:30 a.m. Sunday school (all ages); 11:30 a.m., traditional service

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.

Free Clothing and Soup Kitchen Seaford Wesleyan Church sponsors a "Free Clothing and Soup Kitchen" every second Saturday of the month from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 202 North St., Seaford. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 628-1020.

Hat, Scarf, Mitten Drive Don's Tree Farm in association with Georgetown Presbyterian Church is collecting new hats, scarves and mittens for local schools, Boys and Girls Clubs and other local charities. Items may be dropped off at Don's Tree Farm, 6396 Hickman Rd., Greenwood or at Georgetown Presbyterian Church, 203 North Bedford St., Georgetown. For more information, call 349-0555.

God's Men Breakfast God's Men Breakfast for the Youth Project Fund will be held at Centenary United Methodist Church, Poplar and Market Streets, Laurel, on Saturday, Jan. 3, from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Enjoy pancakes, sausages, eggs, scrapple and potatoes, coffee and orange juice while helping the fund. Children under three eat for free. Children up to 12 years, eat for $3 and older children and adults eat for $7.

Men's Prayer Breakfast A Men's Prayer Breakfast is being held at Crossroad Community Church, off Route 404, between Bridgeville and Georgetown, starting at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 3. Contact the church for details, 629-0111.