Bridgeville Events
Thursday, May 3rd, 2001

School Referendum Election
The Woodbridge School District referendum will be Tuesday, May 8. Voting will be at Woodbridge Elementary School, Greenwood, and Woodbridge High School, Bridgeville, from noon to 9 p.m. All residents of the district who are U.S. citizens are permitted to vote. Proof of residency, such as a driver's license, is required. For details on casting an absentee ballot, call 856-5367.

Prayer set for tonight
A community prayer gathering will be held in honor of National Day of Prayer Thursday, May 3, 5:30 p.m., in the Bridgeville Historical Society Park, Williams Street and Delaware Avenue, Bridgeville. In case of inclement weather the service will be held at the Union United Methodist Church.

Prayer Breakfast set
The Bridgeville community will hold a prayer breakfast, sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Bridgeville, Saturday, May 5, 8 a.m. at the Bridgeville Union United Methodist Church, 2 North Laws St., Bridgeville. Cost is $7. The Methodist Bell Choir will perform. Worship will be led by Jeff Scott. Tickets were printed compliments of Discover Bank.

Wheatley School reunion set
There will be a reunion of all former students of Phyllis Wheatley School, Bridgeville, on Saturday, July 7. Festivities will be from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the former Phyllis Wheatley School, located on Church Street, Bridgeville. A banquet will be held in the evening at the Bridgeville Fire Hall at 6 p.m. Registration is $25 per person. Registration can be mailed to Mary V. Speight, 1311 Concord Road, Seaford, DE 19973, no later than June 15. For more information call 629-9799.

Pop Warner sign-ups May 5
Sign-ups for cheerleading squads for Woodbridge Pop Warner Pee Wee and Midget football teams will be held Saturday, May 5, at Woodbridge Elementary School Spring Festival, Greenwood, from 10 a.m. to noon. Participants will be put on the squad in order of their signing up. Participants on the youth squad must be between 9 and 15 by July 31, 2001. Participants on the mascots squad must be between 5 and 8 by July 31, 2001. Children should have their birth certificate with them. Cost is $25 for one person, $5 for each addition person in a family. A physical and the final report card will be needed by Aug. 1 to participate. Cheerleaders are responsible for buying their own required shoes, bloomers and socks. Everyone is required to wear clothes that match. When squads are full additional names will be put on a waiting list. Cheer mascots are included. For information call Cindy Nichols, 337-3173; Myra Neal-Sampson, 337-7582; or Maureen Yocum, 349-5190. Football sign-ups are in June.

Church to dedicate building
Bridgeville Church of God will celebrate the dedication of its new facility Sunday, May 6, at the 10:30 a.m. service. The public is invited to attend and participate in this day of worship and fellowship. The morning speaker will be Bishop J. Martin Taylor, administrative bishop for the Church of God in the Delmarva-District of Columbia region. A covered-dish picnic lunch will be served immediately following the morning worship. At 3 p.m. an afternoon service will begin featuring the former overseer of the region, evangelist Billy J. O'Neal. Sunday School ministry will be provided at 9:45 a.m. and the normal 6 p.m. service will be cancelled for this day. Revival services will continue at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday nights with O'Neal. Bridgeville Church of God, located 1 mile west of Bridgeville on US 404, has been serving the community since 1949. It was formally organized as a Church of God congregation in 1950. The Church of God is an international organization with headquarters in Cleveland, Tenn., and congregations in 159 countries around the world. The new facility of the Bridgeville church was completed in December 2000.