and Nine to hold Christmas dinner
The Ninety & Nine invites women to its annual Christmas dinner at
the Seaford Golf & Country Club on Monday, Dec. 6, at 6:30 p.m.
The Ninety & Nine is a ministry which was formed in 1984 by a group
of women who care about the needs of others.
The speaker will be Barbara Wilson from Laurel. Wilson taught in the
public school system and Delaware Technical & Community College for
She retired in 1991 and on July 4, was appointed pastor of the Laurel-Mt.
Music will be provided by Esther Marval.
Reservations are necessary. For details call Joyce Thomas at 629-2248
or Mildred Fager at 629-7228.
Trip to Sight & Sound theater is planned
Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Laurel, is sponsoring a trip
to "The Miracle of Christmas Show" at the Sight and Sound Theater
in Lancaster, Pa. on Saturday, Dec. 18.
The cost of $71 includes transportation by Savages' bus service, buffet
meal, ticket to the show, shopping stop at Rockvale Mall and a short
tour of holiday lighting in Lancaster.
For more information and reservations, call 302-846-2694.
Church activity will give parents night out
The Seaford Presbyterian Church is sponsoring a Parents Night Out
Children in kindergarten through sixth grade are invited to attend
"Christmas is Coming" on Friday, Dec. 3, from 6 to 9 p.m. To obtain
more information or register (must be registered), call Sandy at 628-9808.
Dinner will be provided. There is no charge for this program.
A parent must bring and pick up the child.
Church to stage a live nativity scene
Providence United Methodist Church, Shortly Road, Georgetown, will
hold its second annual live nativity Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 4 and
5, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Animals and music will be featured and refreshments will be served.
Pianist to perform at First Baptist, Seaford
G. Richard Deal, concert pianist and recording artist, will present
a sacred piano concert at First Baptist Church, Seaford, Sunday, Dec.
5, at 7 p.m. He will give a second performance at the Seaford Christian
Academy on Dec. 6.
Deal is from the Chicago, Ill., area and has presented nearly 1,900
sacred and classical piano concerts in Europe, Asia, North and South
America, including numerous solo concerts in the United States.
He has also performed with symphony orchestras including an appearance
at Chicago's historic Orchestra Hall.
He is a graduate of the American Conservatory of Music, the Moody
Bible Institute and the Sherwood Conservatory, all of Chicago.
He has been a participant in several international piano competitions
including the Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow, Russia. He
arranges his own sacred piano arrangements and has released five professional
The most recent one is entitled "Piano Favorites," a collection of
favorite classical selections.
The church is located at 543 N. Bradford St. Admission is free.
association plans celebration
The Seaford Presbyterian Women's Association is holding a Christmas
celebration, "The Birth of Christ in Scripture and Carol," on Sunday,
Dec. 12, at 3 p.m.
All women are invited.
Toiletries will be collected for local shelters. The church is located
on Bridgeville Road.
Church to sponsor holiday craft show
St. Stephens Church, State Street, Delmar, Del., is hosting its Christmas
in Camelot fair on Saturday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the
church's Camelot Hall.
Available will be crafts, gifts and a bake table. Refreshments will
Tradition ushers in Christmas season
Christ United Methodist Church, Laurel, will hold its traditional
hanging of the greens Sunday, Dec. 5, beginning at 5:30 p.m. with
a covered dish dinner, then following with a 7 p.m. service in the
During the service, greenery will be hung on the sanctuary doors,
pulpit and altar. Two wreaths will be placed on either side of the
Members of the children's choir, chancel choir and a trumpeter will
perform and the story of the birth of Christ will be told.
Kay Jones, altar chairwoman, will direct the program. Lucy Lutz will
coordinate the covered dish dinner.
Music will be directed by Calvin Hearn, and Robert Lewis accompanied
by Betty Gilmore.
Jericho to present weight loss expert
Jericho International will present weight loss program instructor
Donna Lucia Downs Tuesday, Dec. 14, 7 p.m. at Mt. Olivet Church, Seaford.
Downs, Centreville, Md., is an instructor with Weigh Down, a Christian-based
program which helps people lose weight.
Recently, Downs, who lost 95 pounds through the program, and her husband
Tom, who lost 75 pounds, appeared on television.
Downs will sing two songs from her new CD, "Remnant," accompanied
by the music group "Myrrh." For more information call 302-629-5654.
Shiloh Ministries to be introduced
On Sunday, Dec. 5, from 2 to 5 p.m., an open house will be held at
the home of Randy and Barbara Walter to introduce Shiloh Ministries,
which is being developed as a disciplining and training program for
single mothers and their children.
The house is located at 209 West St. in Berlin.
For more information, call 410-641-4004.
Award-winning quartet to sing at area church
The 1999 Horizon Award-winning Dove Brothers Quintet will appear at
Bethel Mt. Zion Church Saturday, Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Admission