Church Events
Thursday, July 12th, 2001
Donations sought for auction
The third annual charity auction sponsored by Take My Hand Ministry Inc. of Greenwood will be Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company on US 13.
Donated items (excluding clothing and appliances), baked goods and cash contributions are tax deductible. All proceeds will help poverty level clients of Take My Hand Ministry Inc. obtain many necessary items (food, fuel, medicine, etc.) that their limited incomes cannot cover. Call Dr. Michaele Russell, executive director, at 349-4220 for details.

Mt. Calvary plans events
Mt. Calvary AME Church, Concord, will sponsor a Day In The Park, Saturday, July 28, 11 a.m. at the Soroptimist Park. There will be food, games and rides as well as face painting, a moonwalk house and putt-putt golfing. Choirs and soloist are invited. A Couples' Sunday service will be Sunday, July 29, 4 p.m., with guests the Rev. Isaac Ross and evangelist Laverne Ross of Milford Revival Center, Milford. This service will be performed entirely by couples.

Concord to host gospel music
Concord United Methodist Church will host a southern gospel concert featuring the Lights of Home at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 22. The church is on Delaware 20A, east of Seaford. The Lights of Home was formed in 1982 by Tex and Mary Ann Young. In addition to the Youngs, members are singer/songwriter Joel Morris, singer/songwriter Nathan Young and bass Don Fisher. The group's newest recording is entitled "Going Home." Previous releases are "Those Nails" and "Under the Blood." For more information, call pastor Diane Melson at 337-8525.

Celebrating gospel artists
The Second Generation Community Chorus will hold an induction ceremony into its Gospel Music Hall of Fame Saturday, Aug. 4, 5:30 p.m. at the Preston Fire Hall, Preston, Md. The ceremony, which will include a dinner, will honor Rosemary Martin, Seaford, as well as the Nichols Sisters of Mardela Springs, Md., the Sensational Royal Lights, Cambridge, Md., and guitarist Kendall Magee, Federalsburg, Md. Tickets are $20. For details, call Shirley Jones, 629-5259, or Ambia Hooper, 410-7544-8489. Attire is semi-formal or formal.

Play, followed by dessert
Georgetown Presbyterian Church is hosting the dessert theater production of "The Bride," a one-act play written and directed by award-winning journalist Diane Cook, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 21. Performed by CTM Players Inc., a Dover-based drama outreach that has presented programs in area prisons, nursing homes and churches for more than three years, "The Bride" is one of several one-act plays the troupe presents. Melissa Fulgham, Smyrna, plays the role of an aging bride who has waited many years for her betrothed to return. In this one-act play, she shares her joy, her hopes and fears as his return draws closer. Desserts will be served after the performance, during which time members of CTM Players will be available to answer questions about their outreach. CTM Players Inc. is a non-profit organization and admission to the performance is free. The play will be presented in the church's Tunnell Hall, 203 North Bedford St. For more information, contact Candy Abbott after 5 p.m. at 856-6649 or by e-mail at

Group to perform at Trinity
Labour of Love will perform Saturday, July 21, 7 p.m., at Trinity United Methodist Church, near Trap Pond, Laurel. This is part of the church's Hallelujah Opry series. For more information call Sandy LeCates at 856-1506 or contact her by e-mail at

Church plans 'Divine Colors'
Pentecostal Temple, Church of God in Christ, 508 W. 8th Street, Laurel, is holding a program, "Divine Colors," Sunday, July 22. The service, which starts at 7 p.m., is sponsored by Pastor's Aide Committee.

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