Church News
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Open Mic Prayer Brunch Mt. Calvary A.M.E. Church, Concord, will hold a free Open Mic Prayer Brunch sponsored by the Prayer Warriors on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 9-11 a.m. Join us for a morning of uplifting testimonies, prayers, poems, songs, and humor/comedy.

Spaghetti Dinner United Methodist Men will have a spaghetti dinner at St. John's Church on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 5-7 p.m. Contact St. John's at 629-9466 or Dave Baker for tickets and details. Enjoy a day downtown at First Saturday for lunch and then walk to St. John's for dinner.

Community Yard Sale All Saints Episcopal Church, 100 N. Tenth St., Delmar, will hold a Community Yard Sale from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 1. To reserve a $5 space or for more information, vendors should contact Marlena Hodgins at 410-896-9255 or Diana Young at 875-3917.

Fall Festival at Mt. Pleasant Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Mt. Pleasant Road, Laurel, will hold a Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring your family and friends and enjoy oyster sandwiches, homemade chicken salad, homemade soups, homemade ice cream, along with a table of homemade baked goods. If you don't have a home church, we invite you on Sunday mornings at 10:45, for worship service.

Fall Festival King's United Methodist Church, Gordy Road, Laurel, will hold a Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Rain or shine. Enjoy homemade ice cream, homemade soup, oyster sandwiches, a bake sale and barrel train rides. Also enjoy gospel music with special guests, Kings Ambassadors.

Senior Banquet John Wesley United Methodist Church in Seaford will celebrate seniors who have made significant contributions to the Seaford charge during a Senior Banquet on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 4 to 7 p.m., at St. Luke's Parish Hall, 202 N. North St., Seaford. The banquet will celebrate William "Bill" Batson and Veronia Waller from Mount Hope UMC and Walter Pinder, Charlene Cannon, Pauline Walker Wilkins, and Olive "Pud" Alston from John Wesley UMC. The Rev. William Ross will deliver the message. Contribution is $30. The deadline for tickets is Sept. 16. For more information, contact Betty Alston-Batson at 629-6292.

Hymn Sing Union United Methodist Church will host a Hymn Sing and more to raise money for the scholarship fund on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. A host of talented musicians and singers will share their faith in song. There will be refreshments and a live auction. For information, call the church office at 337-7409.

Multi-Family Yard Sale Multi Family Yard Sale at Abundant Life Christian Church located at the corner of Bethel Road in Laurel, on October 1, 7 am til? Vendors are welcome. 12 x 12 spaces are available for $ 10.00. Tables are not provided. Scrapple sandwiches, baked goods and drinks will be available for purchase. Please call 302-404-5146 and leave message,

Gospel Cafe welcomes Steve Conover Oct. 1 The Gospel Cafe welcomes Steve Conover, Gospel Ranger Music, on Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Christ Evangelistic Church, located at 9802 Camp Road in Laurel. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. by "My Turn to Cook" Catering. The cost is $10, which includes entree, dessert and drink. The music celebration will take place at 6 p.m. For more information or for dinner tickets, call 302-875-5539. This is a fundraiser for the Good Ole Boy Foundation. Gospel Cafe is held the first Saturday of each month.

'War Room' to be shown Oct. 2 at Sailors Bethel UM Church On Sunday, Oct. 2 at 4 p.m., Sailors Bethel United Methodist Church on Main Street in Bethel will show the movie "War Room". Bring your family and friends and enjoy.

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 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.

Outdoor Gospel Music Festival The Laurel St. Paul's UMC located at 32827 Old Stage Road in Laurel will have its Ninth Annual Outdoor Gospel Music Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24 starting at 4 p.m. Enjoy featured groups The Watson's, Reunion, The Baptist Boys and Charles Paparella and the Olivet String Band. Food and other items will be available and all proceeds benefit the St. Paul's youth program. For more information, call 258-8810.

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 !!!

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.