Church News
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Old Time Hymn Sing Enjoy an Old Time Hymn Sing featuring songs 100 years or older at Church of God and Saints of Christ, 10016 Concord Rd., Seaford, at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 18. Soloists, choirs and groups are welcome. This event is sponsored by the Sussex Community Gospel Ministries. Come praise the Lord with us.

Chicken and Dumpling dinner Weather permitting, the ladies of the Woodland United Methodist Church, 5123 Woodland Church Rd., Seaford, will serve a Chicken and Dumpling dinner on Saturday, March 18 at 6 p.m.Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $10; children ages 6-12, $5; ages 5 and under, free. Woodland Church is located 4.5 miles west of Seaford next to the Woodland Ferry house. No carry-outs. For more information, call 629-5404 or 629-4662.

Annual Conference of the AME The 94th Annual Delaware Conference of the African Methodist Church (AME) will take place on March 16-19. Most activities will take place at Mt. Zion AME Church, 101 N. Queen St., Dover. The following worship services are open to the public:
  • Thursday, March 16, 10 a.m. - Opening Worship Service; Sermon: the Rev. Dr. Deborah A. McCaffity. Location: Mt. Zion AME Church, Dover
  • Thursday, March 16, 7:30 p.m. - Lay Witness Night; Sermon: Evangelist Floyd Jackson. Location: Mt. Zion AME Church, Dover
  • Friday, March 17, 7 p.m. - Christian Education/Youth Night; Sermon: Brother Brando Gray. Location: Mt. Zion AME Church, Dover
  • Saturday, March 18, 8:45 a.m. - Young Peoples Division Annual Worship; Sermon: the Rev. Shanika Perry. Location: Calvary Baptist Church, 410 Fulton St., Dover
  • Saturday, March 18, 11 a.m. - Ordination Service; Sermon: Bishop John F. White. Location: Mt. Zion AME Church, Dover
  • Sunday, March 19, 3:30 p.m. - Commissioning Service; Sermon: Bishop Gregory G. M. Ingram, 1st Episcopal District. Location: Mt. Zion AME Church, Dover
For more information, contact Rev. I. W. Batson at 302-448-6110 or

Annual Easter Egg Drop Central Worship Center, 14545 Sycamore Rd., Laurel, will hold their annual Easter Egg Drop on Saturday, April 15. Activities begin at noon and run until 1:45 p.m. Line up for the egg drop is from 1:45 to 2. Eggs will fall from the sky at 2. For more information, call 875-7995.

Revival celebration is April 1 The Encounter Christ Revival Celebration will take place April 1 at 1 p.m at the Salvation Army, 22318 Rt. 13 North in Seaford. Refreshments will be served. Call 302-262-0481 for more information.

Lenten Mid-Week Noon Services All services are from noon to 12:30 p.m. with a light lunch to follow. An offering for LOVE Inc. will be taken each week. Everyone is welcome. Wednesday, March 22 -Mt. Olivet UMC, 315 High St., Seaford, Rev. David Nuss Wednesday, March 29 -Wesley UMC, 22025 Atlanta Rd., Seaford, Rev. Tom Birowski Wednesday, April 5-Our Lady of Lourdes RCC, 532 E. Stein Hwy., Seaford, Rev. Beth Elzey For more information, call Pastor Laurie at 629-9077.

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 Donations are needed for Operation We Care, which sends supplies to troops overseas. For more information, contact Brenda Morris or visit Chicken and Crust Dinner - Saturday, March 18, 4-7 p.m. - Join us at Camelot Hall for our Annual Chicken and Crust Dinner. Easter Sunday - Sunday, April 16 - Sunrise Service, 7 a.m.; Praise Service, 9 a.m.; Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m., Traditional Service, 11 a.m. Our Annual Golf Tournament will be held in June. Look for more information soon.

Community Prayer Breakfast A free Community Prayer Breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 18, at Church of God and Saints of Christ Church Hall, 10016 Concord Rd., Seaford. Come out and together we will pray for our community. Speaker will be Pastor Helena Bailey of Kingdom Life Family Ministries, Millsboro. For more information or to be on the program, contact Robert Brown at 302-212-9784.

Gospel concerts Centenary United Methodist Church located at 200 W. Market Street in Laurel, DE presents Sunday Night Gospel Concerts. Schedule for the month of March will be as follows: Sunday, March 19 at 6 p.m. - The Humanaires Sunday, March 26 at 6 p.n. - The Centenarians Christ Lutheran Church to sell homemade Easter Eggs Homemade Easter Eggs are available through Christ Lutheran Church: Peanut Butter, Butter Cream, Coconut Cream, also mini eggs. Variety packs are $10, eggs are $3.50 each. Must be ordered by April 5. Call 629-9755 or 629-3106.