Church News
Thursday, September 08, 2016
Griefshare at St. John's St. John's United Methodist Church, 300 N. Pine St., Seaford, will offer Griefshare on Sunday, Sept. 11, from 4-5:30 p.m. The question, "Is This Normal?" will be discussed. If you are living in grief we invite you to join us for this 13-week non-denominational journey, From Mourning to Joy. No children or childcare.

Oyster Fritter, Chicken Salad Dinner Centenary United Methodist Church, Market & Poplar Streets, Laurel, will hold its annual Oyster Fritter & Chicken Salad Dinner from 4-6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24. Dinner includes potato salad, greens, string beans, applesauce and dessert. Take-out is available. Cost is $13 for adults, $6 for ages 6-12 and free for kids under 6. Come support Centenary Church and enjoy a dinner prepared by the talented cooks of Centenary. Everyone is welcome.

St. Stephens events Join us for the following events at St. Stephens UMC, 101 E. State St., Delmar. For more information about any of the events below, contact the church office at 846-9501 or visit or on Facebook at delmarststephens. 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 Sept. 11 - Beef and Dumpling Dinner, 12:30-4 p.m., VFW, Delmar, Md. - Eat in or carry out. $14 per dinner. Silent auction, all to benefit Relay for Life. Oct. 1 - Bus Trip - St. Stephens is hosting a bus trip - a day on your own in New York City - on Saturday, Oct. 1, to benefit the church. The bus will leave the North Salisbury Walmart at 5:30 a.m. Pick up at the Seaford Walmart is at 5:45 a.m. The bus will arrive in New York by 10 a.m. and depart at 7 p.m. There will be no additional stops going up or back. Cost is $45 per person and includes seat and donation to the church. To reserve your seat, call the church office by Sept. 11, at 846-9501. For more information, contact the church office. Oct. 15 - Fall Festival, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Good food, great music, great family fun day. Donations are needed for Operation We Care, which sends supplies to troops overseas. For more information, contact Brenda Morris or visit

Chicken BBQ Sept. 24 Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 532 E. Stein Hwy., Seaford, will hold a Chicken BBQ on Saturday, Sept. 24, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The meal includes BBQ chicken, beans, slaw, roll and chips for $9. Everyone is welcome. For information, call 629-3591.

Christian writers meeting Do you want to write for publication? Have you written a book or story and want to know how to get it into print? If you answered yes, then consider joining Kingdom Writers Fellowship (KWF), a welcoming group of Christian writers who want to learn the craft of writing. KWF meets monthly at 6:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the Alliance Church, Atlanta Road, Seaford. For more information, call 628-4594 or 858-2239.

Family and Friends Day Ross Point Freedom Church will celebrate its Annual Family and Friends Day at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11, at 10016 Concord Rd., Seaford (Church of God Saints of Christ building). Guest preacher is Pastor Jonathan Dukes of Lincoln and host is Pastor Shirley Caldwell. All are welcome to attend.

Rally Day Brunch All are welcome to join us at Christ Lutheran Church, 315 N. Shipley St., Seaford, for a Rally Day Brunch on Sunday, Sept. 11, at 9:45 a.m. Have your children bring their backpacks and Pastor Dave will speak a prayer of blessing over them and the children who are wearing them for a successful year in school.

Conley's UMC Gospel Sing On Sunday, Sept. 11 at 2 p.m., Conley's United Methodist Church in Lewes will hold their 11th Annual Gospel Sing. Join us for an afternoon of praise and worship music, rejoicing and relaxing. Performers include Cathy Gorman, Joyful Expressions, Patsy Wright, Gloria Holland, Lori and Robert Lee, Sussex County Community Gospel Ministry Choir, Gus and Brittany Glaros, Brian Lewis, Delmarva Ramblers, Lilly Mae Border, Homeland Singers, Pastor Mike and Ann Hurley, and Conley's Choir members. Everyone is welcome. There is no admission charge, but a free will offering will be taken to benefit local charities in Sussex County.

For more information, contact Pat Short at 945-5566, call the church office at 945-1881, or visit

Outdoor Gospel Concert St. Georges United Methodist Church, 34894 Saint George Rd., Delmar, will have an outdoor gospel concert at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, rain or shine. The Homeland Singers and Triple Praise will perform. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy some great music. A free will offering will be taken for the performers. Everyone is welcome.

Patriot Day Event Sunday, September 11, marks the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on America. Wheatley Methodist Church in Galestown, Md., will hold a Patriot & National Day of Service and Remembrance event at 2 p.m. on Sept. 11, to honor the memory of the nearly 3,000 victims, law enforcement and first responders who perished during the search and recovery activities. The event will also honor the memory of our fallen military heroes and demonstrate our support for our military, law enforcement, and first responders who currently serve, or have served defending our freedom and assuring public safety. Come out to the church grove and unite with fellow Americans as we pay respect and show our support for our American heroes. Everyone is welcome. Wheatley Methodist Church is located between Sharptown and Eldorado, Md., at the intersection of Rt. 313 and Wheatley Church Road. Some seating will be available but lawn chairs are welcomed and encouraged.

Victory Junction Joe Dawson Music Ministry will host Victory Junction from 6-8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, at Long Neck UMC, 32051 Long Neck Rd., Millsboro. Guest singers include The Baptist Boys, Jack Andrews and Joe Dawson. Everyone is welcome.

Youth Prayer Breakfast A Community Youth Prayer Breakfast, "Youth on the Move: It's Your Time," will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, at Church of God and Saints of Christ Church Hall, 10016 Concord Rd., Seaford. Speakers will be the Rev. D.R. Trader from Dimensions Ministries and Bishop Jesse Abbott, senior pastor. Breakfast is free. Everyone is welcome to come out and support the youth in our community. For more information or to be on the program, call 249-8714.

Delmar Church of God of Prophecy sandwich sale The Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, located at Route 13 north and Dorothy Road in Laurel (three miles north of the Maryland and Delaware state line), will hold a sandwich sale on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The sale will include oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, soft crabs, chicken salad, and much more. There will also be baked good and homemade ice cream. Yard sale space is available for $10, call 443-235-5494. The church's phone number is 875-7824.

Sunday School at Mt. Olivet Sunday school classes at Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, 315 High St., Seaford, resume on Sept. 11. Several classes are offered for adults and youth, meeting weekly from 9:45-10:45 a.m. Join us on Sunday, Sept. 11 for a meet & greet in the lounge. Everyone is welcome.

Revival to take place Sept. 10 in Seaford A Revival will take place on Sept. 10 at 1 p.m. at the Salvation Army on Route 13 in Seaford, behind the former Plaza Tapatia restaurant. Refreshments will be served. Any questions, call 262-0481.

Back to Church Sunday Join us at Parkway Church of God, Rt. 50 & Edison Street, Salisbury, Md., on Sunday, Sept. 18 for Back to Church Sunday. The theme is "Now is the Time." Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact the church at 410-749-9428.

Free Clothing and Lunch The Seaford Wesleyan Church will be sponsoring a "Free Clothing and Lunch" event the second Saturday of each month. Location will be at the St Lukes Episcopal Church 202 North Street, Seaford De. Everyone is welcome. Any questions please contact the church @ 302-628-1020. Come and be BLESSED !!!