Church Events
Thursday, August 15, 2002
 
Tent services planned
The Family Enrichment and Deliverance Center, Laurel, will hold its fourth annual tent service Aug. 15 through 17, 7 p.m. nightly, at Laurel River Park, Laurel. Apostle Clark and the Gospel Truth Singers will be featured. Area churches will have displays set up. For details, or to reserve a display table, call 875-4227.

Methodist Men plan festival
The United Methodist Men of the Bridgeville Charge will hold their first Summer Fest Saturday, Aug. 17, starting at noon at Bethel United Methodist Church Camp Ground on Harper Road, Federalsburg, Md. Harper Road is the first left-hand turn off Delaware 18, after you cross the Maryland state line. The Bridgeville Charge is comprised of three churches: Bethel, Mt. Calvary in Bridgeville and Trinity, located at Dublin Hill. Activities will include horseshoe pitch, volleyball and table games such as chess and checkers. A softball game will begin at 4 p.m. Ministers from the surrounding community will attend, as well as members from the Buffalo Soldiers M/C Club. Hamburgers, hot dogs, barbecued chicken, fish sandwiches, hot sausages and sodas will be on sale to benefit programs supported by the United Methodist Men of the Bridgeville Charge.

Traditional mass planned
A Latin mass according to the Missal of 1962 is celebrated on the third Sunday of every month at 3 p.m. at Holy Cross Church in Dover. This month’s mass will be celebrated on Aug. 18. The mass is always a Missa Cantata using traditional Gregorian chant. For further information, call 302-674-5905 or 302-629-8863.

Nazarene elder to speak
A fellowship service featuring Elder Ryan Brown of Chestertown, Md., will be held on Sunday, Aug. 25, during the 11 a.m. service, at United Church of the Nazarene in Seaford.

Trinity to host hymn sing
Trinity United Methodist Church, Dublin Hill Road, Bridgeville, will host a hymn sing Sunday, Aug. 25, at 2:30 p.m., in the church grove. Everett Warrington and the Gentle Guys, Bob Littleton and the Rev. Dan Walker will perform.

Church to host Ryan Brown
A fellowship service featuring elder Ryan Brown of Chestertown, Md., will be held on Sunday, Aug. 25, during the 11 morning service at the United Church of the Nazarene in Seaford.

Trinity to host hymn sing
Trinity United Methodist Church, Dublin Hill Road, Bridgeville, will feature a hymn sing Sunday, Aug. 25, 2:30 p.m., in the church grove. Everett Warrington and the Gentle Guys, Bob Littleton and the Rev. Dan Walker, will perform.
Church plans dinner
Union United Methodist Church, Bridgeville, will have its Union Station Dinner Wednesday, Aug. 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. The menu will include ham, potato salad, corn on the cob, green vegetable, deviled eggs, sliced tomatoes and dessert. Cost for adults is $6; $3 for kids 10 and under. Proceeds will benefit the church.

Jericho Fellowship to meet
Jericho Fellowship International will hold a dinner meeting at the Dairy Bar restaurant , 511. E. King St., Seaford, Tuesday, Sept, 10, at 7 p.m. Pastor Art Doakes will be the speaker. Music will be by Doakes’ Ministers of Music. Amy and Darin Windsor will lead the service. For more information call 629-5654 or e-mail jericho@jerichofellowship.org.

Gospel sing set for Sept. 21
The 13th annual old-fashioned gospel sing will be held at the Delmar Park on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Performers will include Jim and Patty Jeannette, the Smith Family Singers and the Brewer and Sherrill families. This year there will be children’s activities including Tim and Connies’ Wagon Train and Sister Jennette’s Puppet Show. Refreshments will include Mrs. Eleanor’s Famous Oyster Sandwiches. For information, call 302-846-3011.

First Baptist has new pastor
The Rev. Michael A. Hopkins, former associate pastor, has been named interim pastor at First Baptist Church of Seaford, 543 North Bradford St. Hopkins is a 1985 graduate of Bob Jones University and has 17 years in the ministry. Originally from York County, Pa., he and his wife Shelly and daughter Gloria reside in Clearbrooke Estates in Seaford. Sunday school at First Baptist starts at 9:45 a.m. Morning worship is at 11 a.m., with junior church and nursery available. Sunday evening service is at 7 p.m. A Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m., featuring the Patch the Pirate Youth program. AWANA and ProTeens meet on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. First Baptist is home of the Seaford Christian Academy, the only Christian school in Sussex County fully accredited by Middle States and ACSI.

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