Church News
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Griefshare at St. John's UMC Griefshare is being offered by St. John's United Methodist Church, 300 N. Pine St., Seaford, on Sunday, May 31 from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Wesley Lounge. Moving forward is a necessity but it is a process. Pain and peace will always coexist and we will discuss what to live for now. No children as childcare is not provided. Call 629-9466 to register.

VBS, camps at Union UMC Union United Methodist Church in Bridgeville will host Vacation Bible School from June 15-19, for children ages five to 10. Activities include Bible stories, outdoor play, crafts, snacks, and much more. Join us for G-Force! Hours are 9 a.m. to noon. Afternoon activities are available for $25. Call the church office at 337-7409 for questions or register at The church is also offering day camps this summer for kids ages five to 10. Register for one week or all summer. The more you attend the more you save. Weekly themes are always different and vary from superheroes to science; nothing is ever repeated. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with before and after-care available for an additional fee. Programs will be offered over seven weeks. Call the church office for more information and prices. Adult programs are also available.

Revival at Mt. Calvary Mt. Calvary A.M.E. Church in Concord will celebrate its 149th Anniversary with a Revival, "Wilt Thou be Made Whole," at 7 p.m. on June 4-5. Revivalist will be Bishop Jesse E.C. Abbott of New Dimensions Family Ministries, Salisbury, Md. Pastor is the Rev. Idola Batson. For more information, call 265-6183.

Em-ing's Take-Out Chicken Dinner Em-ing's Take-Out Chicken Dinner will be held at Christ Lutheran Church in Seaford on Saturday, June 27 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dinners are $11 each. Beverages are sold separately. Dinner includes a half of a chicken, two sides, fresh roll and butter. To place an order, call the church office at 629-9755. The office is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The last day to call in an order is June 23. A limited number of dinners will be available for walk-in customers. Seating will be available for those who want to eat in. Proceeds benefit the Christ Lutheran/Thrivent Financial Food Shelf - Needy People Fund.

Gospel Music Concert Delmar Church of God of Prophecy presents a Gospel Music Concert with the Walkers at 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 7. Come enjoy the southern country gospel style of the Walkers who have traveled throughout the United States and Canada. Two of their songs, "Waiting for the Son to Rise" and "Not the Same" have made the Top 10 Gospel List. They were named Group of the Year by the Inspirational Country Music Association in 2013. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 443-235-5494.

Strawberry Festival Bethel United Methodist Church at Oak Grove will have a Strawberry Festival from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 30, at 2381 Neals School Rd., Seaford.

There will be vendors, yard sale items, games and food, including donuts, hotdogs, hamburgers and homemade strawberry desserts. This is a family affair with plenty of parking. Proceeds will benefit the Nurture, Outreach and Witness efforts of the church.

Hymn Sing at St. Paul's St. Paul's UMC Church in Laurel invites the community to join us for a night of music at 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 31. This month's Hymn Sing features the country gospel music of Jerry and Jeannie Jones of Harrington. Jerry is an accomplished songwriter who has received the Gospel Male Vocalist of the Year and Gospel Songwriter of the Year awards and has several Top 40 gospel songs. A love offering will be taken to benefit their ministry. Everyone is welcome.

Prayer Breakfast The Church of God and Saints of Christ on Concord Road, Seaford, will hold a Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, June 20. Doors open at 8 a.m. and prayer begins at 8:30 a.m. The speaker will be the Rev. Dr. R.J. Chandler. Everyone is welcome. Large groups, please call Robert Brown at 212-9784 so we can prepare.

Events at St. Stephens UMC Saturday, June 6 - Day in the Park - St. Stephens will have homemade ice cream for sale. Friday, June 12 - Free Movie Night in the Park, Friday, June 12. Kids movie will start at dusk. Free popcorn and drinks. Saturday, June 13 - Relay for Life Chicken BBQ, $8. Half a chicken, beans, roll and dessert. Sunday, June 14 - Promotion Sunday - This will be held near the end of the children and youth Sunday school classes. Friday, June 19 - 8th Annual Golf Tournament, Green Hill Golf & Country Club, will honor Charles Cordrey July 12-17 - VBS (Vacation Bible School) Friday, July 24 - Movie in the Park Join us on Sundays - 9 a.m. contemporary praise service; 10 a.m. Kidz and adult Sunday school classes; 11 a.m. traditional service and Kidz Church. The church is located at 101 E. State St., Delmar. For more information, call the church at 846-9501 or visit

Covered Dish Picnic Sussex Pomona Covered Dish Picnic is Sunday, June 28, at the Georgetown Park located next to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Academy & Pine Street, Georgetown, starting at 2:30 p.m. Midland Grange #27 is host. For more information, notify Barbara Wright, secretary, 629-7251.

VBS at Our Lady of Lourdes Church Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Mt. Everest Vacation Bible School for kids ages 4-12, will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, July 19 through Thursday, July 23, at the Parish Hall. Deadline to register is Monday, June 1. Kids over age 12 can participate as helpers and earn community service hours. Call Mrs. Depta for more information at 629-7999.