Church News
Thursday, May 04, 2017
Day of Prayer, Spring Revival

St. Paul's UMC, 32827 Old Stage Rd., Laurel, invites the community to participate in the Annual Day of Prayer for America.
Services will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 4. This year's theme is For Your Great Name's Sake: Hear us; Forgive us; Heal us. St. Paul's Second Annual SpringRenewal Revival is this weekend. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Bruce Rogers, senior pastor, Line UMC. Services are:
Friday, May 5, 7 p.m. - Special music - The Baptist Boys
Saturday, May 6, 9:30 a.m. - Continental breakfast, 10 a.m. Bible Study, Special music - Earnie Evans of The Island Boys for 7 p.m. service
Sunday, May 7, 10 a.m. - Services at 10 a.m., special music provided by the church choir.
For more information, call Pastor Rebecca at 542-7032.

Annual Spring Concert

The board of directors of the Old Christ Church League invites the public to its annual Spring Concert at Old Christ Church, Laurel, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 21. Eighteen members of the SouthernDelaware Chorale will perform a lovely concert of vocal music in a variety of styles.
Old Christ Church on Christ ChurchRoad was built in 1771, and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Come and enjoy a pleasant concert in a tranquil setting on the banks of Chipman Pond.
Admission is free and a free will offering will be taken for the preservation of the church. For more information, call 536-1384.

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
June - Our Annual Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, June 16, at Green Hill Golf Club.
September - The church will begin to celebrate its 150th anniversary, a year long celebration. More info will be coming soon.

Mount Calvary A.M.E. Church to host gospel concert May 7

Mt. Calvary A.M.E. Church in Concord invites everyone to join us for a Gospel Concert on Sunday, May 7 at 3:30 p.m. Featured groups will be the Sermonettes of Harrington, the Messengers of Millsboro; and the Gospel Creators of Lynchburg, Va. Please join us as we celebrate the goodness of the Lord. Free will offering. For additional information, contact Micah Parker (302) 331-4633 or John Oliver (302) 228-2136.

Adult Bible Study

Everyone is welcome to join a new five-week adult study on Adam Hamilton's book, HALF TRUTHS: God helps those who help themselves and other things the Bible doesn't say.
This class is for anyone (not just the religious among us) who wonders if our assumptions about the Bible sometimes mask what is really true. Bring questions and an open mind. Classes will be held Thursday evenings for five weeks, beginning May 4, 6:16 to 7:17, at Seaford Presbyterian Church, 701 Bridgeville Hwy.
Snacks will be provided. Call 629-9077 to register.

Union Baptist Mass Choir to perform in Seaford May 7

The Union Baptist Mass Choir of Easton will be in full concert on May 7 at 3:30 at Ross Point Freedom Church, Inc., located at 10016 Concord Road in Seaford (located in the Church of God and Saints of Christ building. The chair person is Sis. Karen Holmes and the pastor is Rev. Shirley M. Caldwell.

Sandwich sale on May 6

The Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, located at Route 13 north and Dorothy Road in Laurel (three miles North of the Maryland/Delaware state line) will hold a sandwich sale on Saturday, May 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The sale will feature oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, soft crabs, chicken salad, and much more. There will also be baked goods and homemade ice cream. Yard sale space is available for $10 (call 443-235-5494). Contact the church at 302-875-7824 for more information.

Community Prayer Breakfast

The Kiwanis Club of Delmar is sponsoring its annual Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, May 6, at Camelot Hall at St. Stephens United Methodist Church. Breakfast begins at 9 a.m.
The Rev. Dough McCallister, Delmar Christian Center, will present the featured message and Dave Ingraham, First Baptist Church, is the featured soloist.
Tickets will be available at the door for $5.

'Inside Out' women's gathering

The C.R.E.W. (Christ Reaching Every Woman) and Laurel Wesleyan Church invite ladies ages 13 and up to a women's gathering, Inside Out, on Saturday, May 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The event will focus on seeing ourselves through the eyes of God and not how we or others see ourselves.
Pre-registration is required and the cost is $5 which includes lunch.A love offering will be received for the C.R.E.W. project. Register by contacting Mary Alice Collins at 934-6791 or

Day of Prayer Service

The 2017 National Day of Prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 4, at New Birth Christian Center, Addix Avenue, Greenwood.This year's theme is For Your Great Name's Sake! Hear Us Forgive Us Heal Us (From Daniel 9:19).
Host pastor and keynote speaker will be the Rev. Willie Pierce. Ten area churches and VFW Post 7478 will participate.
A freewill offering will be taken for the National Day of Prayer Task Force and a Buddy Poppy Campaign will be conducted shortly before the service.
A fellowship hour will follow the evening service. Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact Dr. Michaele Russell, area coordinator, at 349-4220.

Israel U.M. Church events

May Event
Annual Women's Day Service at Israel U. M. Church, 20230 Plantation RD, Lewes will held on Sunday, May 7 at 3:30 p.m. The messenger will be the Rev. Charlotte Nichols of Harmony U. M. Church, Millsboro, Delaware. Songs of praise will be rendered by the Lewes Charge-Faith/Israel Women's Choir and other soloist and musical musicians. All are welcome to come and be in fellowship with one another.