Church News
Thursday, November 02, 2006
Evangelist Kenny Large
Christ Evangelistic Church, 9802 Camp Road, Laurel will host Evangelist Kenny Large on Nov. 5, at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Come hear life changing, enthusiastic, fiery, spirit-filled, anointed preaching and teaching. Evangelist Kenny Large is based in Kentucky and travels throughout the United States and overseas preaching repentance to God and faith in Jesus Christ. This is the same message that delivered him from drugs and alcohol. Kenny brings excitement and freedom in serving the Lord to the platform as he ministers. His messages challenge, encourage and uplift believers for success in reaching their divine destinies, through a Spirit-led lifestyle. Kenny has a masters degree in Biblical Theology and is an author and featured write in many Christian publications. He holds Revivals, Seminars, and Crusades to see people saved and to impart the Word into individuals to become equipped and perfected as believers. Kenny is known for the gifts of the Spirit that operate when he ministers, through laying on of hands. Pastor is Roland Tice, 875-2915.

St. Johnstown Homecoming
St. Johnstown United Methodist Church Homecoming, St. Johnstown Road, Greenwood, Sunday, Nov. 12, at 2 p.m. Church Pastor is the Rev. James Bongard; guest speaker, will be the Rev. Michaele Russell. Special music will be a highlight of the program. Refreshment and fellowship will follow the service.

Watoto Children's Choir in Concert
The Watoto Children's Choir will be in concert at the Atlanta Road Alliance Church, Seaford, on Sunday, Nov. 12. They will perform at both the 8:30 and 11 a.m. worship services. The African drums resound and one by one the children come dancing down the aisles in their brilliant Ugandan costumes with radiant smiles on their faces. Throughout Watoto's "Concert of Hope," you will experience the energy and sense the joy and hope that these beautiful Ugandan orphans have found. The concert is free; a love offering will be received. The Atlanta Road Alliance Church is located at 22625 Atlanta Road, 1-1/2 miles north of the intersection of Stein Highway and Atlanta Road. For more information, call 629-5600 or visit

Sailors Bethel UMC Homecoming
Sailors Bethel Church in Bethel will be celebrating its Homecoming on Nov. 5, at 2 p.m. The Pastor is Art Smith and the guest singers will be "The Sounds of Joy." There will be a family style beef and dumpling dinner served at the Bethel Community House immediately following the service. Join us for a great day.

Managing your money as a Christian
How capable are you at managing your money, especially from a Christian perspective? Good advice will be given out for free at a Saturday morning seminar, entitled "Ideas for Managing Your Money" which will be presented by Ralph M. Todd, Jr. The seminar will be held on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 9 a.m. The seminar will be held at Victory in Grace Tabernacle Inc., Laurel. Ralph Todd, Jr. draws his expertise from a lifetime of serving the Lord, as well as a life goal of "Helping people save money." He received his MBA degree and was a mid-manager in several large companies. He now owns and operates Todd's Financial Services, Inc., as well as Todd's Income Tax and Accounting Services, Inc., in Laurel, where he helps individuals and businesses to save money through investing, insurance, incorporating, and tax savings. Drawing from this experience, Todd will present information on family budgeting, debt and credit reduction, the basics of investing, and tax savings. An interesting twist will be his presentation on the Christian perspective of money management, including setting Christian financial goals, striving toward tithing, and charitable giving. Some of the topics he will present are based on the "Christian Financial Concepts Series." Anyone is welcome to attend this free morning of fellowship and learning. Call Todd at home at (302) 875-8829 or at work at (888) 283-8110 for more information.

Centenary Church Gospel Café
Centenary United Methodist Church, Poplar and Market streets, Laurel, is hosting a Christian music hour each Saturday, 6-7:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the church. Bruce and Nancy Willey are presenting live Christian music, fellowship, and refreshments. Each week Mary Ann Young sings your Gospel favorite. November guest singers are: Nov. 4: Jack Savage, Mike Truitt, Frank Parks-testimony. Nov. 11: Bill Primrose, Bob and Cheryl Jones and Todd McMasters. Nov. 18: Joe Dawson. Nov. 25: Hannah Smith, Abundant Joy. Everyone is invited to attend. Come as you are. For more information, contact the church office at 875-3983, or Bruce Willey at 875-5539.

St. Luke's receives plaque
On Sunday, Nov. 5, the Seaford Historical Society will place a plaque at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Seaford commemorating the burial place of Gov. William H. Ross. Gov. Ross was governor of Delaware from 1841-1845 and is interred in the adjoining church cemetery, as are many members of his family. The governor and his son James served as members of St. Luke's vestry for many years. Other prominent citizens buried in St. Luke's cemetery include Edward L. Martin, member of the United States House of Representatives from 1879-1883. St. Luke's Episcopal Church has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1977.

Christ UMC 175th anniversary
Christ United Methodist Church, 510 S. Central Ave., in Laurel, is holding their 175th Anniversary celebration on Sunday, Nov. 5, from 2-4 p.m., with a meal afterward. The program will feature lots of music, including the "Sounds of Grace" bell choir, the children's chime choir, the adult choir, the CUMC Praise Team, Julie Lewis and Gary Holloway, and Bill and Monty Whaley. The guest speaker for the day is the Dover District Superintendent, the Rev. Dr. Sandra Steiner Ball. A love offering will be taken to go toward the church's building renovation project, which includes handicapped ramps, bathrooms, and a new elevator. The public is invited to attend. Contact Pastor Fred Duncan for more information at 875-3398.

Em-ing's dinner with O'Day Family
Trinity United Methodist Church, 17249 Phillips Hill Road, Laurel, will host an Em-ing's dinner on Friday, Nov. 10, 4-7 p.m. The O'Day family, from Georgetown, will be in concert during the dinner from 5-7 p.m. All dinner tickets are $8.50. Eat-in or take out. Tickets should be purchased in advance by calling 875-3582 or 875-2078.

Woodland UMC Homecoming
The Woodland United Methodist Church will hold its annual Homecoming service on Sunday, Nov. 12, at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Barbara wilson will be the guest speaker and The Sounds of Joy will provide special music. A covered dish dinner will follow in the fellowship hall. there will be no morning worship service. All members and friends are invited.

Free Community dinner
A free, community Thanksgiving dinner sponsored by Evergreen United Methodist Church will be Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, 1 p.m., at St. John's United Methodist Church, Pine and Poplar streets, Seaford. Turkey, ham, stuffing and mashed potatoes will be provided, and the community is invited to bring their "First fruits" by donating side dishes, breads and desserts in disposable dishes. Donated food can be delivered to St. John's Church during the Thanksgiving Eve service, or on Thanksgiving Day from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Volunteers are also invited to help cook, set-up, serve, and clean up from 1-4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thanksgiving day. Call the Rev. Sharon Graves, 629-7472, or the Rev. Constance Hastings, 629-9466, for more information or to volunteer.

Mt. Pleasant UMC 225th Anniversary
On Sunday, Nov. 12, at 2 p.m., Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Laurel, will be celebrating their 225th Anniversary at their Homecoming Service. The Rev. Sandra Steiner-Ball, Dover District Superintendent, will be our guest speaker. "Precious Memories Gospel Band," a group from the Milford area, will offer special music. The church is located at 33038 Mt. Pleasant Road approximately 4 miles west of Laurel just off of Rt. 24. Come and join with us in our celebration."

Thanksgiving Eve service
A Thanksgiving Eve service sponsored by the Greater Seaford Ministerium will be held at St. John's United Methodist Church, Pine and Poplar Streets, Seaford, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22. The Rev. Ed Laremore of Atlanta Road Alliance Church will be bringing the message, and St. John's Sanctuary Choir will present a ministry of music. The community is invited to bring their "first fruits" in the form of canned goods for the Seaford Community Food Closet and/or side dishes, breads, or desserts in disposable dishes for the community Thanksgiving Day dinner sponsored by Evergreen United Methodist Church. An offering will be taken to benefit the Seaford Mission.