Church News
Thursday, October 7, 2004
Jillian in Concert at CRHS
Jillian will be in concert at Colonel Richardson Senior High School, Richardson Road, American Corner, Federalsburg, Md. on Oct. 22 and 23, at 7 p.m. Admission is free. Jilian Englund, a singer, songwriter, recording artists, author, poet, performer and international speaker, was crowned Queen of the Ms. Christian America Pageant and has become their national spokesperson for 2004. She draws her material from her own life experiences. Having been abandoned on a park bench at age 2, Jillian began her troubled journey through 12 foster homes, suffering physical and mental abuse along the way. Her situation seemed hopeless and led her down a path toward self-destruction until Hope revealed Himself to her. For more information call 410-822-7654.

Church Homecoming
Annual homecoming at Macedonia A.M.E. Church, 431 North St., Seaford, on Sunday, Oct. 10. The preachers will be the Rev. Dania R. Griffin, pastor, at the 11 a.m. service and the Rev. Annie J. Custis with choir and congregation from St. Johnís Baptist Church, Millsboro, at the 3:30 p.m. service. Dinner will be served from 1:30-3 p.m.

Sisterhood Seminar
Take My Hand Ministry, Inc. will sponsor a Sisterhood Seminar on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 102 Maryland Ave. in Greenwood. The morning session is held from 10 a.m.-noon. Lunch is at a local restaurant from noon until 2 p.m. The afternoon session is held from 2 until 4 p.m. A free will offering is taken for the guest speaker. A $5 registration fee per person is made payable to: Take My Hand Ministry, Inc. Evangelist and Pastor Lynnette Horton will be the guest speaker. She is also a Christian comedian. Pastor Horton is currently residing in Washington, D.C. All Sisterhood Seminars offer continuing education units (1/2 credit). For more information contact Dr. Michaele S. Russell at (302)349-4220.

Galestown homecoming service
The homecoming service will take place at Galestown United Methodist Church on Sunday, Oct. 17, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Drew Christian as the guest speaker. The singers will be Edward Warrington, The Gospel Gents and Randy Marine. A homestyle dinner will be served following the service. Phone 1-410-883-2149 for more information.

Portsville homecoming
The 57th annual homecoming service at Portsville United Methodist Church will take place on Sunday, Oct. 10, at 2 p.m. with the Lights of Home, the Rev. Reed and Ruth Morris and Courtney Hastings. Dinner will be served at 4 p.m. Phone 875-3458 for more information.

Delmar church Fall Festival
The Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, US 13 and Dorothy Road, will have its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 9, starting at 9 a.m. There will be oyster, crab and soft crab sandwiches, subs, soups, chili, and bake and yard sales. Phone 875-7824 for more information. The church is located three miles north of Delmar, Del.

Concert at Macedonia AME
Macedonia AME Church, 431 North St., Seaford, will have a concert on Sunday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. featuring The Nichols Singers of Delmarva. There will be a free will offering and all are invited. Phone 629-9322 for more information.

Mary & Martha Tea Room
Take My Hand Ministry, Inc. will sponsor the Mary and Martha Tea Room on Wednesday, Oct. 20, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. The event will take place at 102 Maryland Ave. in Greenwood.
The guest speaker is Brenda J. Britt, R.N. of Dover.
She will address womenís health issues. Pastor Minnie Harris of Dover will offer spiritual teaching.
The event can accommodate 20 to 25 women.
Refreshments are provided. A free will offering will be taken for the guest speaker. For more information contact Dr. Michaele S. Russell at 349-4220.
Southern Gospel concert
The Federalsburg First Church of God will be having a Southern Gospel Concert on Saturday, Oct. 9, at 101 Bloomingdale Ave., Federalsburg. Appearing will be Jerry Jones of Seaford and Steve and Kim Hinze of Schulkill Haven, Pa. All three are award winning Southern Gospel Singers. Starting time is 7 p.m.

St. Lukeís workshop On Sunday, Oct, 10, St. Lukeís Episcopal Church, Seaford, will hold a workshop on advertising and evangelism for small and mid-sized churches. The Rev. Roy Tripp will be presiding. The workshop is from 2-5 p.m. Rev. Tripp will talk on looking at practical and affordable ways churches can increase their visibility in the community, and utilize advertising for evangelism.

Chaplainís Chapel homecoming
The homecoming service at chaplainís Chapel near Bridgeville will be Sunday, Oct. 10, at 2 p.m. The Rev. Robert Gray will be the speaker with special music. A covered dish dinner will follow. Phone 337-7446.

Cokesbury UMC homecoming
Homecoming will take place on Sunday, Oct. 10, at 2 p.m. at Cokesbury United Methodist Church (near Reliance). The speaker will be the Rev. Stephen S. Willing. There will be special music and dinner will follow.

Mt. Olivet UMC dinner
Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church on High Street in Seaford will have its annual roast beef dinner on Friday, Oct. 22, from 5-7 p.m. Dinner will be served country style or take-out will also be available. Cost is $8.50 adults, $4.50 students, age 5 and under free. There will also be a silent auction. All proceeds benefit the United Methodist Women Mission Projects.

New Zion UMC service
The United Methodist Women of New Zion United Methodist Church will sponsor the sixth annual Breast Cancer Awareness Service on Sunday, Oct. 24, at 3:30 p.m. This worship service is dedicated to the recognition of breast cancer, with a focus on prevention.
A special memorial is always given in memory of someone who has lost the fight to this disease.
This year we are also honoring members of the congregation who are survivors.
The 2004 honorees are Pauline Parker, Deborah Waller, Celeste Jackson and Pauline Hyland.
Each of these ladies has witnessed first hand the power of medicine and the spirit of the Lord in their struggle to combat this disease.
The message will be the Rev. Jean Wilson, a ministerial associate of Calvary Baptist Church in Dover. The Rev. Timothy Delffieid, Sr. is the host pastor.
Dessert fellowship to follow in the church hall.

Christ Lutheran Oktoberfest
Christ Lutheran Church, located at the corner of Shipley and Spruce streets in Seaford, will be hosting an Oktoberfest celebration on Sunday, Oct. 31. The festival is free to all and will begin at 12:30 p.m. and conclude at 4 p.m. Food, games for all ages, live music, and comedy will fill the dayís schedule. For more information contact the church at 629-9755.

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