Church News
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Oyster, Chicken Salad Dinner Centenary UMC, 200 W. Market St., Laurel, will hold an Oyster and Chicken Salad Dinner on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. We will also continue our Sunday Night Gospel Series on the following nights at 6 p.m.: Sept. 9 - Lights of Home Sept. 16 - Phil Davis Sept. 23 - God's Country Crossroads Sept. 30 - Charles Paparella

Events at St. Stephens UMC Join us at St. Stephens UMC, 101 E. State St., Delmar, on Sundays - 9 a.m. - Contemporary Praise Service; 10 a.m. - KIDZ & Adult Sunday school classes; 11 a.m. - Traditional Service & KIDZ Church. For more information, contact the church office at 846-9501 or visit or on Facebook at delmarststephens. September - Church Social and a Gospel Music Sing - Sunday, Sept. 16 - Service at 10 a.m. Reception to follow. Featuring the Homeland Singers. This will end our year long celebration of our 150th year. We will have a time capsule to fill and bury. October - Our Annual Fall Festival date will follow. The festival is usually held in the middle of the month. November - Setting of our 6th Annual Community Love Light Tree December - Lighting of the tree

Grief Recovery Seminar Laurel Church of Christ will hold a Grief Recovery Seminar for those who have lost, those who want to prepare themselves for loss, or those helping others who have lost loved ones on Friday, Sept. 21 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22 from 8 a.m. to noon and Sunday, Sept. 23 from 9 to 11 a.m. Please RSVP to Philip at or 609-231-1531.

Delaware Wellness Rally is Sept. 22 Crossroad Community Church, Georgetown, will host a day of faith, fun, food and fitness as the church's First Place 4 Health (FP4H) group holds its third annual Delaware Wellness Rally on Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Keynote speaker will be Charlotte Davis, a registered, licensed dietitian who works as the child nutrition director for an Arkansas public school district. She is the author of the soon-to-be-released 'My Place for Nutrition.' Davis has led FP4H groups in Arkansas churches for more than 20 years. Lisa Karnish, who started the FP4H group at Crossroad in 2014 and is now the local networking leader, will also speak. A retired ICU registered nurse, Karnish is certified as a group fitness instructor and health coach. Participants also will hear inspiring success stories and learn solutions to common struggles. Cost is $25 for online registration until Sept. 9, and $35 after. Healthy refreshments and lunch are included. To learn more and/or register, visit For more information, contact Karnish at

Dinner/Concert on Sept. 6 Delmarva Gospel Music Association and Crossroads Community Church will host a dinner/concert presenting The Collingsworth Family on Thursday, Sept. 6, at 6 p.m. Doors will open at 5. Tickets are $45 a person and can be purchased by calling 302-531-7997, at the church or by going online to

Barbecue rib dinner Christ Lutheran Church, located at 315 N. Shipley St. in Seaford, will hold an all-you-can-eat barbaqued rib dinner on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 5-6:30 p.m. The menu will include fibs, potato salad, green beans with almonds, tossed salad, bread, coffee, lemonade, iced tea, and assorted desserts. The cost is $15 for adults, $7 for children, and free for ages five and under. Takeouts are available. There will also be a silent auction and music. All are welcome.

Williams in concert Amy Williams of Chesapeake, Va., will be in concert at Faith Fellowship Church, 23466 Brunkhorst Rd., Preston, Md., on Sunday, Aug. 26 at 11 a.m. Amy is a former gospel music TV and radio host who has traveled extensively in the U.S. and Romania, sharing her gift of song.

Dr. Mishoe to speak Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church, 28 Church St., Bridgeville, will celebrate the appointment of Dr. Wilma Mishoe as the eleventh and first female president of Delaware State University (DSU) at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 26. She follows the legacy of her father, Dr. Luna I. Mishoe, who served as president of DSU from 1960 to 1987. Dr. Mishoe will be the keynote speaker. There will also be representatives from the DSU admissions office to answer questions about applying to DSU. If you are able to attend the celebration, please call Ginger Speight at 302-629-9799 or email

Pastor Anniversary St. Matthews First Baptist Church in Laurel will celebrate Pastor Anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 9. The messenger at 11 a.m. is Min. Chris Armwood from Greater Faith in Bridgeville and the messenger at 3:30 p.m. is Rev. Dr. Raymond Fisher, pastor, Union Baptist Church in Lincoln.

Birthday celebration To celebrate its 175th birthday, the Woodland United Methodist Church, Seaford, will have 'Reunion' of Crisfield in concert on Sunday, Aug. 26, at 3 p.m. .Join the church for a time of singing, followed by cake and ice cream!