Church News
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Revival Seaford Church of God of Prophecy, 22699 Bridgeville Highway, Seaford, is holding a Revival March 4 -7 starting at 7 p.m. Evangelist Jerry Hughes will be the guest speaker. Everyone invited this Holy Ghost Revival on Tuesday. There will be a healing. Come expecting a miracle. For more information contact Pastor Brent Smith.

Homemade Easter Eggs Christ Lutheran Church is offering homemade Easter eggs for $3.50 each. Flavors include peanut butter, coconut and butter cream. New this year is a variety pack of six mini eggs for $10, which is perfect for gift giving. Orders must be placed by Wednesday, March 14. Pick up is at Christ Lutheran Church on Tuesday, March 20 and Wednesday, March 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 629-3106 or 629-9755.

Fridays for Families The Family Ministries Team at Felton-Viola United Methodist Church presents Fridays For Families @ Felton-Viola. Connecting with churchis hard these days.Thats why you, the community, are invited to a once amonth family oriented event at Felton-Viola UMC, 101 E. Main St., Felton. On Friday, March 9 at 6:30 p.m. the topic will be nutrition for the adults and there will be a concurrent activity for children of all ages. Mark your calendars for topics for April 13 and May 11 at 6:30 p.m.

Gospelfest musical celebration Gospelfest with the Christian Travellers, a musical celebration which includes dinner and a concert, will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, at Grace United Methodist Church Hall, 11 King St., Georgetown. This event benefits the Richard Allen Coalition. Cost is $25 per person ($30 at the door), $40 per couple, $13.50 for ages 5-12 and free for ages 4 and under. For tickets, contact Harry Crapper 233-6190; Carolyn Roach 856-3921; Raymond Morris - 362-3426; or Jane Hovington 258-7182.

Gospel singers, musicians needed Gospel/Christian singers, Christian comedians, and musicians who enjoy playing gospel music - lead, fiddler, steel guitar and drummer - are needed to perform on a regular basis at Open Mic Christian Night held the first and third Friday of each month in April through December at Compassionate Shepherd Ministries in Laurel. This is a great way to showcase your talents for area churches. Whether you sing solo, duo, quartet or larger group, contact Dean Adkins at 302-430-4613. Also visit Open Mike Christian Night on Facebook.

New Praise Service Beginning Sunday, March 4 at 10 a.m., Felton-Viola United Methodist Church is starting a new Praise Service with upbeat music, worship and a short message to get you through the week. Perfect for teens and young families. Child care available. Join us for refreshments just prior to the service.

Free Prayer Breakfast Mt. Calvary A.M.E. Church, Concord, will hold a Free Prayer Breakfast sponsored by the Prayer Warrior Ministry from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 10. The theme, Spiritual Perseverance, is from James 1:2-3. The guest speaker will be Sister Erica Carr, First Lady of Church of God and Saints of Christ Church, Concord. Join us as we celebrate the Lord through testimonies, prayers, songs, and the Word. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 629-3119.

Events at St. Stephens UMC Join us at St. Stephens United Methodist Church, 101 E. State St., Delmar, for the following events in March: Saturday, March 17 - Chicken and Crust - 4-7 p.m. Adults are $12, children ages 4-10 are $6 and ages 3 and under are free. Sunday, March 18 - Christ Connection and the Kids Church For more information about St. Stephens, visit their website or call the church office at 846-9501.

All you can eat chicken and dumpling dinner There will be an all you can eat chicken and dumpling dinner from 4-6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 10 at Centenary United Methodist Church at 200 W. Market Street in Laurel. The cost is $12 for adults, $5 for children 6-12, and free for children under six.

Centenary Church There will be Sunday Night Gospel Concerts at 6 pm at Centenary United Methodist Church at 200 W. Market St. in Laurel with the following performers: March 4- Real Hope; March 11- Ernie Evans; March 18- Phil Perdue and friends; March 25- Delmarva Ramblers

Griefshare at St. Johns Griefshare is being offered by St. Johns United Methodist Church, 300 N. Pine St., Seaford, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Wesley Lounge starting Sunday, March 4. The question Is This Normal will be discussed including the intensity and duration of emotions. If you are living with grief we invite you to join us for this 13 week nondenominational journey, From Mourning to Joy.No children or childcare.

Hymn Sings at St. Pauls St. Pauls UMC, 32827 Old Stage Rd., Laurel, invites the community to a Hymn Sing at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 25. Featured group is The Baptist Boys, a local Southern Gospel group who is known for their tight harmony, enthusiastic message and love for the Lord. A love offering will be taken to support their ministry. The remaining schedule for 2018 includes: March 25 - Silver Threads; June 24 - Reunion; Sept. 30 - Delmarva Ramblers. All services start at 6 p.m. and a love offering is taken to support their ministries.

Christ Lutheran Church Christ Lutheran Church will be holding Lenten services at 6:30 p.m. with pot luck dinner prior to the service. The schedule is as follows: Feb. 28, March 7, March 14, and March 21. March 29 is Maundy Thursday service with communion both at noon and in the evening, as well as Good Friday Service on March 30 both at noon and in the evening. All are welcome. Call Peg at 629-8166 for more information.

Lenten Wednesday Worship, Lunch Feb. 28 Mt. Olivet UMC, 315 High St., Seaford March 7 - Christ Lutheran Church, 315 N. Shipley St., Seaford March 14-Wesley UMC, 22025 Atlanta Rd., Seaford March 21 Our Lady of Lourdes RCC, 532 E. Stein Hwy., Seaford Each worship service begins at noon, and lunch begins at 12:30 p.m. An offering for LOVE INC will be taken each week.

All Saints Episcopal Church Lenten, Easter Schedule You are invited to join All Saints Episcopal Center, located at 100 N. 10th Street in Delmar, during the Lenten Season and Holy Week. The Sunday Worship Service begins at 10 a.m. and, during Lent, consists of Penitential Order II and Holy Eucharist, Rite B. The churchs Lenten Wednesday evening sessions begin at 6:30 p.m.; following worship and supper the church will look at how history, theology, worship practices, and local culture are reflected in church architecture by looking at a selection of churches in various countries: Feb. 28- The Churches of Armenia; March 7- The Churches of Norway; March 14- Winchester Cathedral; and March 21- Four American Churches. The following special services will take place: March 25- Sunday of the Passion (Palm Sunday) Holy Eucharist Rite B, 10 a.m. March 30- Good Friday, The Liturgy for Good Friday and the Station of the Cross, noon April 1- Sunday of Resurrection- service of Light and Holy Eucharist Rite D, 10 a.m.

Mens Day 2018 Mt. Calvary AME, 25206 School Rd., Seaford, will hold Mens Day 2018, In God We Trust, on Sunday, March 11. The Rev. Dr. James S. Justice, presiding elder, Dover District, will speak at the 10 a.m. service. The Rev. Leonard Eley, Storm Shelter Ministry, Laurel, will speak at the 3:30 p.m. service.

Spaghetti dinner Christ Lutheran Church will be having an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner and silent auction on Saturday, Feb. 10 from 5-6:30 p.m. The menu is ayce spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, garlic bread, desserts, and drinks. There will also be special gifts for the ladies. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12, and free for children five and under. Takeouts are available.