Church News
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Because Jesus Loves You fundraiser Members of Because Jesus Loves You Ministries, Inc. are conducting their 2015-2016 Building Relationships fundraiser through May 15. All proceeds will be used towards the construction of a community resource center in Ellendale. A black-tie gala will be held on Saturday, May 7, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Rollins Center, Dover Downs Hotel and Casino, Dover. Meet other community partners of the ministry and hear the plans for the community resource center. Because Jesus Loves You Ministries, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit ministry and can be reached at 302-396-2424, or for more information.

Jerry Jones Ministries Schedule April 29 - Country Rest Home Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon, 12046 Sunset Ln., Greenwood, 2 p.m. May 8 - Grace United Methodist Church, 501 Race St. Cambridge, Md., 9:40 a.m. Beracah service May 15 - Fairview Church of the Brethren, 11243 Chapel Rd., Cordova, Md., 10:45 a.m. service May 17 - Nanticoke Senior Center, 1001 Locust St., Seaford, concert, 10:30 a.m., birthday luncheon after. Call 629-4939 for reservations. All are invited. May 18 - Greenwood Cheer, 41 Schulze Rd., Greenwood, Older Americans Month Concert/Luncheon. Concert at 12:30 p.m. Call 349-5237 for lunch reservations. All are invited. May 22 - Stein Highway Church of God, 425 E. Stein Hwy., Seaford, 10 a.m. service Movie at Sailors Bethel Sailors Bethel United Methodist Church in Bethel will show the movie, "God's Not Dead," on Sunday, May 1 at 4 p.m. All are welcome.

Annual Spring Concert The Old Christ Church League will hold its annual Spring Concert at Old Christ Church in Laurel at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 15. Twenty members of the Southern Delaware Chorale will perform selections by American composers. There will be a variety of musical styles, including folk music, patriotic and other musical selections. Built in 1771, the church is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Come and enjoy a delightful concert in a tranquil setting on Chipman Pond. Admission is free. A free will offering will be taken for the preservation of the church. For more information, call 228-6097.

Annual Spring Revival St. Paul's UMC, 32827 Old Stage Rd., Laurel, invites the community to join us for our First Annual Spring Revival. The Rev. Dean Perdue will be the guest speaker. Services are 7 p.m. on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30. On Saturday morning at 10, we will have a special Bible Study and on Sunday at 10 we will have a combined worship service. Special music will be provided by The Island Boys on Friday and Sons of Thunder on Saturday. For more information, call Pastor Rebecca at 302-542-7032.

Anniversary celebration Help celebrate Ross Point Freedom Church pastor's seventh anniversary on Sunday, May 29 at 3:30 p.m. The celebration will be held in the Church of God & Saints of Christ building. Guest preacher will be overseer Annette Wilson of the Cathedral of Love in Salisbury, Md. For more information, call 228-0657.

Pre-Mother's Day Service Clarence Street Church of God, 744 E. Clarence St., Seaford, will hold a Pre-Mother's Day Service on Saturday, May 7 at 6 p.m. sharp. Sisters by Choice of Elseys United Methodist Church, Jesterville, Md., will perform. A free will offering will be taken. Prizes will be given to the oldest mother, youngest mother, and mother with the most children. Must be present to win. Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact Sister Paris Twyman at 410-754-9135 (home) or 410-463-5783 (cell); Melvin and Quitinna Robinson at 443-239-1426 or 410-200-5900; or any member of the church.

Craft Show/Yard Sale Join us on Saturday, April 30 from 8 a.m. to noon at Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church, Columbia Road, Delmar, for a Craft Show/Yard Sale.

Vendors will join us from Pampered Chef, Mary Kay, Jamberry Nails, Scentsy, Thirty One, Younique and more to make your Mother's Day shopping easier this year. There will also be yard sale items and baked goods.

Sandwich Sale Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, Rt. 13 North & Dorothy Road, Laurel, will hold a Sandwich Sale featuring oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, soft crabs, chicken salad, baked goods, homemade ice cream and more on Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Yard sale spaces are available for $10. Call 443-235-5494. For more information, call the church at 302-875-7824.

St. Stephens events Join us for the following events at St. Stephens UMC, 101 E. State St., Delmar. For more information, contact the church office at 846-9501 or visit Sunday services - Join us on Sundays - 9 a.m. - Contemporary Praise Service; 10 a.m. - KIDZ & Adult Sunday school classes; 11 a.m. - Traditional Service & KIDZ Church Annual Golf Tournament - June 17 - Our 9th Annual Golf Tournament will be held at Green Hill Golf Club on Whitehaven Road on Friday, June 17. Sign in at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9. This year's event is in honor of Clark Cugler. All funds support St. Stephens UMC. VBS - Vacation Bible School will be held July 10-15. Donations are needed for Operation We Care, which sends supplies to troops overseas. For more information, contact Brenda Morris or visit

Father's Day Dinner Concert Church of God and Saints of Christ, 10016 Concord Rd., Seaford, will hold a Father's Day Dinner Concert featuring the Sussex Community Gospel Mass Choir at 4 p.m. on Father's Day, Sunday, June 19. The menu will feature BBQ ribs, fried and baked chicken, honey baked ham, green beans, seasoned greens, macaroni and cheese, cabbage, baked beans, fresh brewed iced tea, punch and assorted desserts. Cost is a donation of $25 ($20 before June 1) for adults and $12.50 for school age children. For more information, contact Robert Brown at 212-9784 or Richard Prince at 422-2260.

Spaghetti Dinner Christ Lutheran Church, 315 N. Shipley St., Seaford, will hold an all-you-can-eat Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser on Saturday, April 30 from 5-6:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per person for adults and teens, $5 for ages 6-12 and free for ages 5 and under. Take-out dinners will be available. All prices are payable at the door. In addition to spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, Italian bread, and desserts, live music will also be provided. Call the church office at 629-9755 for more information.

Gethsemane United Meth. Church to hold Bar-b-que chicken dinner Gethsemane United Methodist Church will hold a Bar-b-que chicken dinner, hosted and sponsored by the bible class, on Saturday, April 30 from 4-6 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. The meal includes half an Eming's chicken, applesauce, homemade coleslaw, baked beans, a roll, dessert, and beverage. Advanced tickets are only $11 each. Carry outs will be available. Call 302-628-2862 or 410-726-9403 for more information.

National Day of Prayer Service This year's National Day of Prayer Service, "Wake Up, America," based on Isaiah 58:1, will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 5, at Graham AME Church on North First Street in Greenwood. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Dr. Michaele Russell at 302-349-4220.