UMC trip planned
The Blades Untied Methodist Church is sponsoring a cruise to the Eastern
Caribbean as a fund-raiser. Participants will sail on Jan. 20, 2001,
for a one-week trip on the S.S. Norway, stopping at St. Maarten, St.
John, St. Thomas and Great Stirrup Cay.
For details, call Peggy Hardin, 629-9409 or Carolyn Griffith, 629-4471.
Buffet to feature chicken
A fried chicken buffet will be held Saturday, May 20, at Bethany Church,
Lowes Crossroads near Millsboro.
Cost for adults and carryouts is $7.50 and for children, $3. Serving
will be from 2 till 6 p.m.
A bake table will be available.
Workshop to focus on scouting
The Catholic Committee on Scouting for the Diocese of Wilmington will
provide a workshop about Scouting in the Catholic Church Saturday,
May 20, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Christopher's Roman Catholic Church
on Kent Island, Md. There is a registration fee of $3, and lunch will
To register call Edward Gargiulo, 302-998-8730 or 302-631-9577.
Woodland women plan dinner
The Woodland United Methodist Women will hold a chicken and dumpling
dinner Saturday, May 20, in the Woodland United Methodist Church fellowship
hall. Dinner will begin at 6 p.m.
Cost for adults is $7, for kids ages 6-12 $4. Children under 6 are
For more information call 629-5404 or visit the website at http://members.aol.
It's vacation Bible school time
Centenary United Methodist Church in Laurel will host SonZone Discovery
Center Vacation Bible School this summer. Registration for will be
May 20, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Market Square Town Park on Central
Children from 4 years old through the sixth grade are welcome. Registration
forms can also be picked up at the church.
Bible school will be held the week of June 19 through 23 with a morning
session from 9 to 11:45 a.m. and an evening session from 6:30 to 8:30
organ to be featured
On Sunday, May 21, at 4 p.m., in St. Philip's Episcopal Church, South
Central Ave., Laurel, Taylor Harvey, organist and musical director
of Asbury United Methodist Church, Salisbury, will present a recital
on the new Rodgers organ recently installed at St. Philip's.
Harvey is one of the most accomplished organists in the area and is
very well acquainted with the power and flexibility of this organ.
Starr to be speaker
The 25th annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast hosted by Salisbury Mayor
Barrie Parsons Tilghman will be May 25 at the Wicomico Youth and Civic
Center. The speaker will be Kenneth W. Starr. Kellye Cash Sheppard,
Miss America 1987, will sing.
Tickets are $15. Seating is limited to 2,000. For details, call Bill
Mt. Zion plans festival
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Laurel-Seaford Highway, 13A, will
host a festival on Saturday, May 27, starting at 3 p.m.
Foods will include homemade ice cream, cakes and pies, oyster sandwiches
and platters, hamburgers and hot dogs, chicken salad and drinks.
Carry-outs will be available.
Ministry goes to cafe
This month's Vertical Connection - All About You Cafe will feature
the music of Wes Davis on Friday, May 19, from 7 to 10 p.m.
All About You Cafe is a Christian coffeehouse for young adults age
18 to 25.
The coffeehouse features live music and meets on the third Friday
of the month at Travel Perks, in Laureltown on Front Street in Laurel.
The cafe is a ministry of Gumboro Fellowship Church. For more information
contact Tony Roadarmel at (302) 537-0911.
Annual strawberry fest set
Blades United Methodist Church will sponsor a strawberry festival
Saturday, May 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Blades Park, East 7th
Street. Foods featured will be: homemade ice cream, hamburgers, hot
dogs, crab cakes, drinks, French fries and baked goods. There will
be games, entertainment, carriage rides,and door prizes. In case of
rain the festival will be held in the community house on West 4th