Church Events
Thursday, August 17th, 2000
 
Vacation Bible School for Special People
Aug. 21-25

The Bible School for Special People (BSSP) program at Christ Lutheran Church will be hosting a Vacation Bible School program Aug. 21-25. This program is designed for people with mental retardation and other mental and physical challenges. The Vacation Bible School program will begin at 6:30 and will conclude at 8:30 each night. This year's theme is "Who is Jesus?" This question will be answered every night in a new and exciting way. There will be a closing program at 8 p.m. on Friday and all are welcome to attend. For more information contact Leona at 629- 2770.
For more information contact Leona at 629-2770.

Blades UMC Social
Blades United Methodist Church will have an Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social Saturday, Aug. 19, on the church lawn from 5 to 8 p.m. Homemade ice cream and cake. Everyone is welcome.

Charity Auction 2000
Charity Auction 2000, sponsored by Take My Hand Ministry Inc. of Greenwood will be Saturday, Aug. 19, at Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company on US 13. Bidders on the go may preview items and negotiate a price with workers from 9-10 a.m. Upon agreement purchases can be made and removed from the fire hall. At 10 a.m. there will be a baked goods auction by Leonard Chaffinch of Bridgeville. At 11 a.m. auctioneer Tommy Tucker of Greenwood will sell all remaining items. Refreshments will be available. Donated items, baked goods, and cash contributions are tax deductible. All proceeds will help poverty-level clients of TMHM obtain many necessary items (food, fuel, medicine, etc.) that their limited incomes cannot cover. Call Dr. Michaele Russell, 349-4220, for details.

Latin Mass celebration
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. The mass is always a Missa Cantata using traditional Gregorian chant. For details call 302-629-8863.

St. John's concert series
A three-concert recital series at St. John's United Methodist Church in Seaford, brings nationally known performance artists to our area. The series began with a concert by organist Paul Fleckenstein. Last concert in this series will be soprano Catherine Justice on Aug. 24. Tickets are $10 for each concert. Proceeds benefit enlargement and renovation of St. John's Pipe organ. To order tickets, or for other information call the church office at 629-9466.

John Maxwell Simulcast
John Maxwell's "Lay Ministry 2000 Seminar" is coming to Milton on Aug. 26. This one-day-only event will be satellite-linked nationally to 271 select locations including Eagle's Nest Fellowship Church.
John Maxwell is a dynamic communicator and writer who has authored more than 15 books, including "The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership" and "Failing Forward" which have been on the best-seller list this year.
Founder on The INJOY Group, he has been active in pastoral and organizational leadership for more than 30 years. He speaks to all major Christian denominations as well as many businesses (including Chick-fil-A, Mary Kay, Home Interiors, Jockey Int'l. and others). More than 750,000 people come to learn from him each year.

The "Lay Ministry 2000 Seminar" has three goals:
To expand local church ministry (by giving new ideas on church leadership and involvement in practical terms)
To energize the local church (by teaching team building skills, keys to effective follow-through, and a proactive strategy)
To enrich your spirit (by helping you figure out your spiritual gifts and how to realize fulfillment through using them)

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Ministry plans auction
Charity Auction 2000, sponsored by Take My Hand Ministry Inc. of Greenwood, will be Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company. Bidders may preview items and negotiate a price from 9 to 10 a.m. Upon agreement, purchases can be made and removed from the fire hall.
At 10 a.m. there will be a baked goods auction by Leonard Chaffinch of Bridgeville. At 11 a.m. auctioneer Tommy Tucker of Greenwood will sell all remaining items. All sales are final and items must be removed from the fire hall at the time of sales. Refreshments will be available.

Donated items, baked goods and cash contributions are tax deductible. All proceeds will help poverty level clients of the ministry obtain necessary items that their limited incomes cannot cover.
Call Dr. Michaele Russell, executive director (302-349-4220) for more information.

Special people invited to VBS
The Bible School for Special People (BSSP) program at Christ Lutheran Church will host a vacation Bible school program Aug. 21-25.
This program is designed for people with mental retardation and other mental and physical challenges. The program will begin at 6:30 and will conclude at 8:30 each night. This year's theme is "Who is Jesus?"
There will be a closing program at 8 p.m. on Friday and all are welcome to attend. For more information contact Leona at 629-2770.

Maxwell seminar coming
John Maxwell's "Lay Ministry 2000 Seminar" will be satellite-linked nationally to 271 locations, including Eagle's Nest Fellowship Church, Milton, on Aug. 26.

Maxwell has written more than 15 books, including "The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership" and "Failing Forward," which have been on the best-seller list this year. Founder of The INJOY Group, he has been active in pastoral and organizational leadership for more than 30 years. He speaks to all major Christian denominations as well as many businesses (including Chick-fil-A, May Kay, Home Interiors and Jockey Int'l.).
For details, visit the web site at www.layministry2000.com.

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