Church News
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Chicken and Dumplings dinner The women of Woodland United Methodist Church, 5123 Woodland Church Rd., Seaford, will serve a Chicken and Dumplings dinner at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15.Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $10; children ages 6-12, $5; 5 and under, free. No carry-outs. For more information, call 629-5404 or 629-4662.

Gospel Concert Delmarva Gospel Music Association presents 11th Hour and The Taylors in concert on Friday, Nov. 4, at the new Woodbridge High School in Greenwood at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6. General admission tickets which are $23, can be purchased by calling 302-531-7997, online at or at the door.

Solid Rock Gospel Songfest The Solid Rock Gospel Songfest will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, at Victory Tabernacle Church of God, 28261 Seaford Rd., Laurel. Enjoy Shirley Phillips, Jim Jennette, Kenny D and Kings Ambassadors Quartet. Free admission. For more information, call Jim Jennetteat 302-841-3564.

Griefshare at St. Johns Griefshare will be offered at St. Johns United Methodist Church, Seaford, from 4-5:30 on Sunday, Oct. 16, in the Wesley Lounge. The question of, Why? will be presented. No children. No childcare.

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. 15 - Fall Festival - Yard sale starts at 7:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. - Oyster sandwiches, Homeland Singers and Kings Ambassadors singing groups, apple pies, apple dumplings, pumpkin pies, sweet potato pies, hamburgers and hot dogs, face painting for the kids. Church members will be locked up in our makeshift jail, silent auction, barrel train ride, hay wagon ride. A great family fun day.For more information, call the church office at 846-9501. November - 4th Annual Community Love Light Tree. This years tree in State Street Park is the biggest yet at about 40. The lights represent loved ones both living and those who have passed on - firefighters, police officers,military, breast cancer, all forms of cancer, and pets. All profits go to support the many missions of St. Stephens UMC. The lighting ceremony will be held on Sunday, Nov. 27 at 6 p.m., the first day of Advent, with singing by the Homeland Singers. Donations are needed for Operation We Care, which sends supplies to troops overseas. For more information, contact Brenda Morris or visit

Multi-family Yard Sale A Multi-family Yard Sale will be held at Abundant Life Christian Church, Laurel, on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 7 a.m. until. 12x12 spaces are available for $10. No tables will be provided. Baked goods, Scrapple sandwiches and drinks will be available for purchase. Call 302-404-5146 and leave a message.

Chicken BBQ Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 532 E. Stein Hwy., Seaford, will hold a Chicken BBQ on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The meal includes 1/2 BBQ chicken, beans, slaw, roll and chips for $9. Everyone is welcome.

Galestown United Methodist Church to hold Homecoming Celebration Galestown United Methodist Church will hold its 161st Homecoming Celebration onSunday, Oct. 16 at 2 p.m. featuring guest speaker Rv. Dean Purdue along with Bluegrass Gospel group Timmons Family and Randy Marine. Come join the church for an afternoon of song, praise, and fellowship and you will walk away with an uplifted heart that will be full of joy. A dinner will follow at the Eldorado-Brookview Fire Hall.

Mt. Olivet Roast Beef Dinner Mt. Olivet UMC will hold its annual roast beef dinner in fellowship hall on High Street in downtown Seaford on Friday, Oct. 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for students, and free for children under-five. The church will also offer a Christmas shop for early shopping. Proceeds will support the churchs missions project here and abroad.

Jerry Jones Ministry schedule Jerry Jones Ministry will perform on the following dates in October. .Oct. 21 - Down By the River Gospel concert to benefit the historicalWoodland UMC,held at St. Johns UMC Fellowship Hall, 300 N. Pine St., Seaford. 7 p.m. Gospel music with Jerry Jones, the Kings Ambassadors, and the Woodland UMC Choir. Emcee will be WBOC TVs Jimmy Hoppa. Tickets are $15. CDs andrefreshments for sale. Call 629-8528 for tickets. Oct. 23 - Park Lane Church of God, 209 Park Ln., Federalsburg, Md., Sunday morning service at 10:30. Oct. 30 - Friendship UMC, 10537 Friendship Rd., Berlin, Md., Sunday morning service at 10:15. For more information, call 228-4813.

Gospel Concert Down by the River is Oct. 21 The gospel concert Down by the River will take place on Friday, Oct. 21 at St. Johns UMC in Seaford. The concert will feature Jerry Jones and the Kings Ambassadors with Jimmy Hoppa as MC. Tickets are $15 and will be available at the door. The concert will benefit the Woodland U.M. Church restoration fund. For tickets call 629--8528 or 629-5404.

Delmar Church of God of Prophecy sandwich sale The Delmar Church of God of Prophecy will hold a sandwich sale on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The church is located on Route 13 north at Dorothy Road in Laurel, three miles north of the Maryland/Delaware state line. The sale will feature oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, soft crabs, chicken salad, and more. There will also be baked goods, homemade ice cream and soups. Yard sale space is available for $10, call 443-235-5494. For more information, call the church phone at 302-875-7824.

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.