Church News
Thursday, March 08, 2018
Hymn Sing cancelled St Pauls UMC, 32827 Old Stage Rd., Laurel, regrets that the hymn sing on Sunday, March 25, has been cancelled.

Community Prayer Breakfast Church of God and Saints of Christ, 10016 Concord Rd., Seaford, will hold a free community prayer breakfast in celebration of Womens History Month on Saturday, March 17 at 9 a.m. Enjoy a morning filled with praise and worship, powerful prayer, fellowship, and breakfast. Spoken word, dancers and other ministries are welcome to participate. To be added to the program, contact First Lady Erika Carr at

Sister Friends Fellowship Liberating Power AME Zion Church in Bridgeville will celebrate womens month by hosting a Sister Friends Fellowship on Saturday, March 17 at 9 a.m. A donation of $15 will be collected. Full breakfast will be served. For tickets, see the women of Liberating Power. The featured speaker will be Minister Ca-Asia A. Lane, anointed author and found of Wholy Parise Dance, LLC and WPDM Publishers. Contact Deaconess Felicia Matthews (302-841-0904), Sister Blanche Puckham (302-381-9785) or Rev. Dr. Wilford Oney, Jr- Pastor for more information.

Dr. Janelle Beiler is the speaker for Sister-to-Sister III The speaker for Sister-to-Sister III on Saturday, April 14 at St. Johns UMC in Seaford is the Rev. Dr. Janelle Beiler. Janelle has blessed St. Johns women in 2016 and again in 2017 with two in-house retreats. Both times she spoke to welcoming audiences who responded enthusiastically to her presentation. Registration ends on March 31 or earlier if maximum seating is reached. Please, do not wait! Call St. Johns Church office for registration procedure Monday through Thursday from 9:30 a.m.2:30 p.m., at 302 629-9466. A luncheon catered by Marilyn Hastings, owner of Marilyns Catering, LLC will be served at the conclusion of the service.

Womens Day services Womens Day services will be celebrated at Liberating Power AME Lion Church at 7366 Federalsburg Rd. in Bridgeville on Sunday, March 18. The guest preacher at 11 a.m. will be Rev. Alisha Torney, Minister on staff at St. Paul A.M.E Zion Church in Salisbury. The guest preacher at 3:30 p.m. will be Rev. Annie Custis, Pastor at St. John Second Baptist Church in Millsboro. The host pastor is Rev. Dr. Wilford L. Oney, Jr. and chairpersons Deaconess Felicia Matthews (302-841-0904) and Sis. Blanche Puckham (302-381-9785).

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 Saturday, March 17 - Chicken and Crust - 4-7 p.m. Adults - $12, children ages 4-10 - $6 and children ages 3 and under - free. Sunday, March 18 - Christ Connection, our youth group and the Kids Church

Day of Prayer Service The Greenwood Memorial VFW Auxiliary of Post 7478 will sponsor the National Day of Prayer Service under the leadership of Dept. of DE VFW Auxiliary Chaplain Rev. Michaele S. Russell. The special service will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 3, at Living Life Fellowship on Market Street in Greenwood. This years theme is Pray for Unity, Ephesians 4:13. Pastor Tim Banks, host pastor, will be the guest speaker and many area churches will be included in the program. Look for more details soon.

Revival to be held March 31 There will be a Revival on March 31 at 1 p.m. at the Salvation Army, located on Route 13 North in Seaford. Bring a hungry, thirsty, and expectant heart. Refreshments will be served. Call 629-6562 with questions.

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 is invited to this Holy Ghost Revival. On Tuesday, there will be a healing line. Come expecting a miracle. For more information contact Pastor Brent Smith at 846-3253.

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.

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.

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 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.

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: 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 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 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: 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.