Church Events
Thursday, May 4th, 2000
 
Live Maine lobsters coming
St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Georgetown is taking a shipment of live lobsters from Maine to support two out-reach programs "Meals on Wheels-Delaware," a program which feeds senior shut-ins, and "The Way Home," a program which helps released prisoners find their way back into society. Lobsters are between 1.4 and 1.5 pounds and cost $10 each. To order, call the "lobster line" at 855-9522. The shipment arrives on May 6.

Flower fair at Gethsemane
Gethsemane United Methodist Church will have a flower fair Saturday, May 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (rain or shine). Available will be Mother's Day gifts and garden items such as hanging baskets, bedding plants, geraniums, etc. Lunch will be available along with homemade ice cream and baked goods. Proceeds will benefit the church's building fund.
Gethsemane is located 4 miles west of Seaford at the corner of Delaware 20 and Woodland Road, near Reliance, Md. For more information call 629-9161.

Hymn sing set for May 7
Galestown United Methodist Church will host a spring hymn sing Sunday, May 7, at 2 p.m. Heather Moiner will be one of the singers.

BSSP to attend service
The Bible School for Special people (BSSP) class at Christ Lutheran Church, Seaford, will attend the worship service Sunday, May 7, at 11 a.m. The BSSP class has more than 40 students who are involved in weekly Bible study. There will be reception following the worship service in the fellowship hall of the church.

Church to host dinner May 6
Shiloh Community Church, east of Laurel, will host a chicken and dumpling dinner on Saturday, May 6, at 4 p.m. Take-outs will be available. Call 302-875-7075 for information.

Old Christ to host choir
The chancel choir of Bethesda United Methodist Church, Salisbury, Md., will perform Saturday, May 6, 4 p.m. at Old Christ Church, Laurel, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the consecration of St. Philip's Episcopal Church, Laurel.
New church to open May 7
Pastor Joseph J. Dixon and his wife, Yvonne, announce the first service of River of Life Christian Center, a new church serving the Bridgeville/Greenwood area, on May 7. Worship service begins at 11 a.m. The church is temporarily meeting in the Bridgeville Senior Center, 414 Market St., Bridgeville.
Also, every Sunday at 9 a.m., classes based on an 11-week video series taken from the teachings of the Rev. Bill Winston of Living Word Christian Center in Forest Park, Ill., will be offered. For more information, call 349-9055 or the church office at 349-9420.

St. Luke's to collect gifts
Parishioners of St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Front and King streets, Seaford, are reminded to bring appropriate birthday gifts for residents of the Stockley Center to the service on Sunday, May 7. May 7 also will be the Spring Ingathering day for the United Thank Offering.

Trinity to host guest speaker
Storyteller Ragatha Calentine will tell her stories at Trinity United Methodist Church, Dublin Hill, Bridgeville, on Sunday, May 7, at 11 a.m. This will be in recognition of Native American Sunday.

Jericho to greet missionaries
Jericho Fellowship International will welcomes three missionaries home from Kenya at the regular meeting Tuesday, May 9, 7 p.m. at Mt. Olivet Church, High Street, Seaford. The musical youth ensemble, "Myrrh," will perform. For more information call 629-5654.

Line U.M.C. to hold bake sale
Line United Methodist Church will hold a breakfast, lunch and bake sale on Saturday, May 12, from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. The church is east of Delmar on the Gumboro Road, Whitesville.

Annual May fair is planned
Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Stein Highway, Seaford, is holding its annual May Fair Saturday, May 13, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be a money raffle, bake sale, attic treasures, plants, clothing, furniture and washer. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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