Church News
Thursday, July 20, 2006
Wesley Vacation Bible School
SonTreasure Island Vacation Bible School begins Monday, July 31, at Wesley United Methodist Church on Atlanta Road, from 6:15 until 8:30 p.m. The closing program will be on Sunday, Aug. 6. SonTreasure Island creates an island atmosphere where children will sing, watch skits, create crafts and play games. For information, call 628-1615 or 628-0720.

Gospel Cafe schedule
Centenary United Methodist Church at the corner of Poplar and Market streets, Laurel, is presenting the Gospel Cafe every Saturday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The Gospel Cafe features the Bruce and Nancy Willey Music Ministry. Come for the music, the fellowship and the refreshments. Special guests will appear on the following dates: July 22 - Rob Carroll. July 29 - Traci Worster and "Abundant Joy." Every week Mary Ann Young signs Gospel favorites. Everyone is invited. Contact the church at 875-3983 between 8 a.m. and noon or call Bruce Willey at 875-5539.

Scott Family has new CD
The Scott Family of Bridgeville has produced a CD of Christian music. Their CD entitled "Elevator" features Jeff and Jeanine performing some of their favorites from 17 years of music ministry. The children are included on six of the 12 songs. The Scott Family will be at Grace Methodist Church in Georgetown on Sunday, Aug. 20, and Union United Methodist in Bridgeville on Sunday, Aug. 27. Copies of the new CD will be available at their performances or by calling the Scotts at 337-3396.

Atlanta Road Alliance Bible School
"Space Probe" is the theme of this year's Vacation Bible School to be held July 24-28 from 9 a.m. to noon each day, at the Atlanta Road Alliance Church in Seaford. Children age 4 through grade 6 completed are invited to attend. Pre-registration is suggested; forms can be obtained from the church foyer, online at, or by calling 629-7693. The Atlanta Road Alliance Church is a Christian and Missionary Alliance Church and is located at 22625 Atlanta Road, 1-1/2 miles north of the intersection of Stein Highway and Atlanta Road.

Loss and recovery workshop
Beginning Thursday, July 20, Living Water and Sussex Pregnancy Care Center are sponsoring a loss and recovery workshop every Thursday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at 27191 Kaye Road, Laurel. It is designed to help heal those who suffer deep regret or a loss due to an abortion. To register, call 856-4344, or 628-8172.

Gospel music concert
On Sunday, July 30, from 7-8 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church, 805 Atlanta Road, Seaford, there will be a bluegrass gospel music concert featuring the band Sacred Sounds. A love offering will be taken.

Cornerstone Church visitor
Tony Mullinax from North Carolina is visiting Christ the Cornerstone Community Church on July 22 at 6 p.m., and July 23 at 10 a.m. While serving different churches, he has served many missions over 35 years. The church is at the corner of Bethel Road and U.S. 13A. Phone 875-8150.

St. Luke's rummage sales
Plans are under way for this year's rummage sale sponsored by St. Luke's Episcopal Church. The sale will be on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. Luke's Parish Hall on King and North streets in Seaford. Workers are now on hand at the Parish Hall each Monday from 9 a.m. to noon for those who wish to donate items. The St. Luke's annual chrysanthemum sale will be at the end of August with pickup of flowers scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Jackson Hewitt office in the Nylon Capital Shopping Center in Seaford.

St. Luke's has new website
St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Seaford has a new website. Visitors can access for a history of St. Luke's service information, the monthly newsletter, events, information for newcomers plus links to the Diocese of Delaware website and the National Episcopal Church website. This new website also incorporates photos and should prove informative to current and prospective members as well as the general public.

Internet safety seminar
S.O.S.-Safe Online Surfing– an internet safety seminar, will be at Laurel Wesleyan Church on Saturday, July 29, from 8 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. This is an opportunity to learn new ways to keep children safe on the Internet, taught by Chad Crofford, an information technology professional. Admission is $2; continental breakfast is included. Laurel Wesleyan Church is located 1/2 mile north of Laurel on U.S. 13A. For more information call 875-5380.

Eighth annual Charity Auction
The eighth annual Charity Auction, sponsored by Take My Hand Ministry, Inc., will be Saturday, Aug. 5, at the Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 on Governors Avenue in Greenwood. Preview is at 9 a.m. and the auction starts at 10 a.m. Items include: many new and old collectible items, antiques, Longaberger baskets, and many items from the home of Helen and Ralph Spitzer, signed art work and much more. Baked goods and refreshments will be available. Auctioneer is Tommy Tucker of Greenwood. For more information contact Dr. Michaele Russell at (302)349-4220. All proceeds benefit clients of Take My Hand Ministry.

Prayer breakfast at Milford Center
Community and business leaders are invited to the Milford Senior Center, Monday, July 24, at 7 a.m. for a prayer breakfast hosted by Shiloh House of Hope. Space is limited. Reserve tickets by calling 629-5331, or by email