Church Events
Thursday, September 30th. 1999
 
The Christian Community Council slates 'A Christian Festival' Oct. 2
The second annual Christian Festival, formerly called the Gospel Festival, will be held in Collins Street Park, Stein Highway, Seaford, on Saturday, Oct. 2.
The festival will include food, inspirational speakers and entertainment which will include a Gospel concert by recording artists, "By Dezign." It will begin at noon and run until dusk.
Allan Holloway is in charge of the event this year. This is the first of many activities and community ministries the group hopes to organize in the future.
"Members of this council believe that Christians need to leave the safety and comfort of their churches to collectively influence our communities as Christ taught us to do," Holloway said."
The mission statement for CCC is: "To increase spiritual awareness and unity by: developing spiritual outreach programs designed to bring souls to Christ and to create a partnership between the churches, and to provide a network to create church-community projects, particularly those addressing youth, senior, and family concerns."
For further information about CCC, to assist at the festival, to reserve a booth, or to offer a donation, call Holloway at 628-3240.

Revival and delivery
Revival and delivery services will be held every Sunday in October at the Marina Pavilion in Federalsburg, Md., from 4 to 6 p.m. This is a joint effort between the Rev. A. Pusey of God Loves Your Ministries, Seaford, and Pastor Tony Morris of Christian Outreach Ministries, Federalsburg.
The theme is "Last Days Signs and Wonders." Pastors, choirs, quartets and others are invited to participate.

St. Philip's anniversary
Members of St. Philip's Episcopal Church and friends are invited to the Parish House, Thursday, Sept. 30, at 7 :30 p.m., to share information, brainstorm and begin the planning for the community and parish recognition of the anniversary of the Consecration of the Church.
The 150th anniversary of the Consecration of St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Laurel, falls on May 22, 2000.

Divorce ministry
The Divorce Care divorce recovery seminar and support group meets every Thursday, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Atlanta Road Alliance Church in Seaford. There is a $5 registration fee to cover the cost of the booklet used. Sessions include "Facing Your Anger," "Facing Your Loneliness," "Depression," "New Relationships," "Kidcare," and "Forgiveness." For more information, call 629-7693 or 629-5157.

Jericho TV show
Jericho Fellowship International opened for the fall season and its fifth year in September at Mt. Olivet Church in Seaford.
Jericho is pleased to announce that it will be sponsoring 'The Winds of Refreshing' with Helen Lucia Moore. This is a new TV show that will be seen every Thursday, at 8 p.m.
Jericho meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. in Mt. Olivet Church in Seaford. For more information call 629-5654. Jericho@shore.intercome net.
Provident UMC
Providence United Methodist Church in Georgetown will hold its annual Homecoming Service on Sunday, Oct. 3, at 2 p.m. As an added feature to the Homecoming Service, the church will be recognized as a historic site with the dedication of a historic marker. Providence Church was erected in 1886 and continues to hold weekly services. Special singing will be presented by Lori Jones of Laurel and Dan Tabler of Georgetown. The speaker will be the Rev. Jamie Scott of Georgetown. Following the service, a covered dish dinner will be held in the community hall.

CROP Walk Oct. 3
The Seaford Ministerium is sponsoring The Seaford Area CROP Walk on Sunday, Oct. 3, at 2 p.m. The 5K/10K Walk will start at the parking lot of West Seaford Elementary School.
CROP (Christian Rural Overseas Program) is a program established by Church World Service. All money raised by the participants is given to Church World Service. Seventy-five percent of the money raised is used to fight hunger in more than 80 countries. The remaining 25 percent is returned to the community.
For additional information, contact Eleanor Terrell at 628-1515 or John Blevins at 629-8722.

Asbury Homecoming
Asbury United Methodist Church, Rt. 9 near Sussex Tech, will host Homecoming Services on Oct. 10 at 2 p.m. Guest speaker will be former minister, Pastor Ken Huffman. Music will be provided by pastor Huffman and his wife, Mable, the Veasey Family, and William Prettyman and Norman Reynolds.
Asbury Church has a significant history in the Hardscrabble community. The church was founded in 1812 thus serving the area for 187 years. The present sanctuary was built in 1856. Asbury's minister, the Rev. David Paul and the church members welcome all to come and enjoy the afternoon service and buffet.

Marriage Seminar
His Needs, Her Needs is an eight-week interactive marriage seminar developed by Family Dynamics Institute for couples who want deeper intimacy and commitment in their marriages.
His Needs, Her Needs starts on Oct. 12, runs through Dec. 6. The cost per couple is just $129.95. Call 629-3648 for more information.

Mt. Zion festival
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, located on Laurel-Seaford Highway, will host a Festival on Saturday, Oct. 16. Foods include oyster sandwiches & platters, hamburgers & hot dogs, chicken salad, homemade ice cream, cakes and pies, drinks. Serving starts at 3 p.m. Carry-outs available.

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