Church News
Thursday, July 09, 2015
St. Stephens UM Church

Donations are needed for Operation We Care which sends supplies to troops overseas. Through August, bring packaged toilet paper. In September/October, bring pop-top cans of ravioli and spaghettios. For more information, see Brenda Morris or visit Confirmation classes - Contact the church office at 846-9501.
VBS (Vacation Bible School) - July 12-17. This year's theme is SonRise National Park. Registration forms are available at church and online at
Pen-Del Night at the Shorebirds - Friday, July 17, 7 p.m. Tickets are $23 and include a 90 minute buffet on picnic deck, fireworks after the game (kids ages 3 and under are free). The deadline for tickets is Friday, July 10. For ticket information, call Charlotte Hastings at 410-749-3331 or email
Chicken Salad Sale to benefit Relay for Life - Wednesday, July 22 - $7/pint, $12/quart. Pre-order by July 15. We deliver or you pick-up from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call the church office at the number listed above.
Movie in the Park - Friday, July 24, dusk.
Family Movie Night - State Street Park. Snowie will be there near 8 p.m. Popcorn and drinks while supplies last.
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.

Annual Lay Day

Annual Lay Day will be held at Mt. Calvary A.M.E. Church, Concord, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 12. This year's theme is Wilt Thou be Made Whole. Morning messenger with be Bro. Terrance Hooper of New Zion United Methodist Church, Laurel. Afternoon messenger will be the Rev. Gary Meekins of Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church, Bridgeville. Service and Kidz Church. The church is located at 101 E. State St., Delmar.

VBS at Alliance Church

Camp Kilimanjaro: An Epic Expedition Through Proverbs is the theme of Vacation Bible School at Atlanta Road Alliance Church, July 27-31, for children ages 4 through grade 6.

Children may come for supper at 5:30 p.m.; the program is from 6-8:30.There will be singing, Bible stories, recreation, discovery centers, snacks and mission stories. Pre-registration is requested. Online registration is available or registration forms may be obtained from the church foyer Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Atlanta Road Alliance Church is located approximately 1.5 miles north of Stein Highway, Seaford. For more information, call 629-5600.

VBS at Bethel UMC

Bethel UMC of Oak Grove, located west of Seaford at 2381 Neal's School Rd., will hold Vacation Bible School on Aug.3-7 from 6-7:30 p.m. for kids in Pre-K to fifth grade. Each night the children will learn about the Fruit of the Spirit through Bible stories, music, crafts, games and snacks. For more information and to register, call 629-6126.

5 Day Club

Centenary UMC, Laurel, will host a 5 Day Club from 6-8 p.m. July 20-24. Games, songs, Bible stories, snacks and lots of fun. Contact Penny Frye at 420-1130 for more information.

VBS at St. Paul's UMC

St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Laurel will hold Vacation Bible School on Aug. 3-7 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. This year's theme is Bible Blast to the Past. VBS is open for ages Pre-K through 6th grade. Pre-registration is recommended. For more information, call 875-2713 and ask for Miss Bee.

Outdoor Gospel Music Fest

St. Paul's UMC in Laurel will hold their 8th Annual Outdoor Gospel Music Festival at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 18. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy The Murray Family, Sounds of Joy, and The Island Boys. Hamburgers, hot dogs, homemade ice cream and more will be for sale. Proceeds benefit the St. Paul's Youth Program. For more information, call 258-8810.