Church Events
Thursday, January 18th, 2001
 
Weight Watchers class set
The Laurel Mt. Pleasant Charge will hold an information and registration Weight Watchers meeting on Jan. 31, 7 p.m., at King's United Methodist Church. Instructor Kathleen Tiderman will be available to answer questions and take registrations. The class will begin (pending sufficient registrants) in February at a time and date to be announced. Call 875-1045 for additional details.

Church to host basket bingo
Our Lady of Lourdes Youth Group will sponsor Longaberger basket bingo Saturday, Feb. 17, at Our Lady of Lourdes Church Parish Hall, Seaford. All proceeds will help the youth group to travel to this year's National Catholic Youth Conference in Indiana. Doors open at 6 p.m., and games will start at 7 p.m. Tickets sold in advance are $20; they will also be available at the door for $25. Door prizes will be given throughout the evening. Four Longaberger baskets will be raffled off to ticket holders. Food will be available. For tickets, contact any youth group member or call Debbie Depta at 629-7999, or Becky Evaristo at 629-3395.

Living a balanced life
A seminar, "The Everyday Commission," will be presented at the Atlanta Road Alliance Church Sunday, Jan. 21, 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. and 5 to 6 p.m. The seminar will be led by the Rev. Mark Gorgans and will emphasize practical training to live a balanced biblical life. For additional information, call 629-7693. The church is located on Atlanta Road, 1 and 1/2 miles north of the Nylon Capital Shopping Plaza, next to Seaford Animal Hospital.

Lights of Home to perform
Seaford Wesleyan Church will host a southern gospel concert featuring the Lights of Home Sunday, Jan. 21, at 6:30 p.m.

Spaghetti dinner planned
St. Stephen's United Methodist Church in Delmar will hold a spaghetti dinner in Camelot Hall on Saturday, Jan. 27, from 4 to 7 p.m. Admission for adults is $6 and for children ages 6 through 12, $3. Children under 6 will be admitted free. Carryouts will be available for $6. For details, call 846-9501.

The Ark to hold revivals
The Seaford Wesleyan Church will hold revival services with the Rev. John Hobbs and music by Ken Davis Jan. 28 through 31. On Sunday, Jan. 28, services will be held at 10:30 a.m.and 6:30 p.m.; and Monday through Wednesday, services will be at 7 p.m. A nursery will be open during each service. The Seaford Wesleyan Church (The Ark) is located on US 13, south of Seaford. For information call 628-1020.

Benton family to perform
The Benton family will perform at the Seaford Church of the Nazarene Sunday, Jan. 21, at 6 p.m. The church is located at 520 S. Dual Highway, Seaford. Call 629-3929 for more information.

Minner takes oath of office
When Ruth Ann Minner took the oath of office as Delaware's 72nd governor on Jan. 3, she swore her allegiance to the state on a Bible that she was given when she was 14. Her daughters-in-law, Margaret, Phillis and Cindy Ingram, held the book for her. Minner also used the same Bible when she became lieutenant governor in 1993 and 1997. On those occasions, her sons, Frank, Gary and Wayne Ingram, held the Bible for their mother. The official State Bible of Delaware was a part of the ceremony as well. Delaware's State Bible dates back to the mid 1800s and has been used at every gubernatorial inauguration since.


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