Church News
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Church revival Christ Evangelistic Church, 9802 Camp Rd., Laurel, will hold a three day revival, Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, July 23 at 11 a.m. James and Sherry Woods will share about their African ministry Dream for the Nations, For more information, call the church at 875-2915 or Pastor Roland Tice at 629-2674.

Back to School Service Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church, 34929 Columbia Rd., Delmar, will hold a Back to School Service on Sunday, Aug. 6 at 9:30 a.m. Free school supplies for all students and teachers in attendance. A picnic will follow morning worship.

Movie on July 21 Compassionate Shepherd Ministries, 10771 N. Plaza Rd., Laurel, will present a Christian movie, In His Hands, about the 7th Day War on Friday, July 21, at 7 p.m. Admission and light snacks are free. Come enjoy a night of uplifting friendship and a great movie. Everyone is welcome. Open Mic Christian Night returns on Friday, Aug. 4. For more information, call 302-430-4613.

Sunday Night Gospel Concerts Join us at Centenary UMC, 200 W. Market St., Laurel, for Sunday Night Gospel Concerts at 6 p.m. July 23 features Reunion and July 30, The Centenarians.

MEGA Sports Camp returns MEGA Sports Camp for kids ages 4 to those entering 6th grade returns to Cross Pointe Church of the Nazarene, 27765 Nanticoke Rd., Salisbury, on July 24-28 from 6 to 8 p.m. Between sessions of basketball, soccer, cheerleading, flag football, art, wiffleball/kickball and more, coaches lead songs and help kids experience inspiring sports and Bible stories to help character-building themes take hold in their hearts. We want to give kids the chance to learn more about sports, discover character-building concepts, and have a lot of fun, said Pastor Jared Willemin. This is the third year we have hosted this camp with almost 200 kids attending over the week. We are looking forward to seeing even more kids this year. For more information, call 410-742-3840 or visit

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 Saturday, July 22 - Chicken BBQ to benefit Relay of Life - Noon to 3 p.m. $8, 200 tickets sold. The event will be held at the church at Camelot Hall. For more information, call 846-9501. September - The church will begin to celebrate its 150th anniversary, a year long celebration. More info will be coming soon.

VBS at Laurel Wesleyan Laurel Wesleyan Church, Alt. 13, Laurel, presents Emojified FAM JAM Family Style VBS for all ages on Aug. 16-18 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Includes dinner, crafts, worship, games and the Word of God. A parent or guardian must attend with their children. Register online at or call the church office at 875-5380. There will be an Emojified wrap up service on Sunday, Aug. 20 at 10 a.m.

Wellness Rally on Aug. 5 Are you ready to make some healthy lifestyle changes but arent sure where to begin? Are you working on your goals but need a fresh burst of motivation? At First Place 4 Health Wellness Rally on Saturday, Aug. 5, at Crossroad Community Church in Georgetown, youll find a morning of fun, fellowship, fitness and food. Healthy food demonstrated by speaker Lisa Lewis, author of Healthy Happy Cooking, as she inspires us to bring the family back to the table. We will also discuss living a balanced life and hear testimonies from ladies who have learned how to live it. Lunch is included. Remember to wear comfy clothes and sneakers for the movement minutes. Better yet, come at 7:30 a.m. for the early bird exercise class with Lisa Karnish, group fitness instructor. Cost is $25 ($35 at the door). Register online at under events. First Place 4 Health is a faith-based weight loss and wellness program. Everyone is welcome to this event. For more information, call Karnish at 302-519-1391 or email

Mighty Fortress bible schools The Mighty Fortress vacation bible school (VBS) will take place July 31- Aug. 4 at Christ Lutheran Church at 315 Shipley Street in Seaford from 6-8 p.m. For registration, please contact the church office at 629-9755 by July 26. All ages are welcome. Dinner will be provided at 5:30 p.m.

VBS at St. Pauls UMC St. Pauls UMC at 32827 Old Stage Rd. in Laurel will have Vacation Bible School July 31 through Aug. 4 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. This years theme is Backyard Roundup. The church will be serving a light dinner from 5:45-6:15 p.m. VBS is open for ages Pre-k through youth. Pre-registration is recommended. Any questions, please call 875-2713 and ask for Miss Bee.

VBS at Wesley UMC Wesley UMC at 22025 Atlanta Rd in Seaford will hold the Diving into Gods Word vacation bible school beginning Monday, July 31 - Friday, August 4 from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. All children ages K-eighth grade are welcome. Please call Pastor Beth Elzey (302-542-5774) to register. Join us as we hunt for the treasure in Gods Word!!

VBS for Mentally Challenged The BSSP program at Christ Lutheran Church, 315 N. Shipley St., Seaford, will host its summer Vacation Bible School program on Aug. 7-11 for mentally challenged youth and adults. The theme is Mighty Fortess- In Jesus the Victory is Won. At Mighty Fortress, the church teaches that God is our refuge and strength. Students will sing, pray, and learn through five Bible accounts that teach that God promises to be our rock and salvation- our fortress and sure defense! A light dinner will be served from 6-6:30 p.m. Class is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bible stories will be told by a storyteller, along with puppets, music, games, and crafts. Come join the fun and bring a friend. For more information, call Leona at 629-2770 or Donna at 629-4183.

Church to celebrate eighth anniversary Ross Point Freedom Church, located at 10016 Concord Road in Seaford, will celebrate its eighth anniversary and missionary day on Sunday, July 30 at 3:30 p.m. in the Church of God and Saints of Christ building. Guest preacher will be Pastor Rosalyn Winder of Mt. Pisgah AME Church in Laurel. Host pastor is Rev. Shirley M. Caldwell.