Church News
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Christmas at All Saints in Delmar Come join in the following celebrations this holy season at All Saints' Episcopal Church, located at 100 N. 10th Street in Delmar, Del.: Sunday, Dec. 23- Fourth Sunday of Advent, 10 a.m.: Holy Eucharist Monday, Dec. 24- Eve of the Nativity, 7 p.m.: Holy Eucharist with carols and candlelight Tuesday, Dec. 25- Christmas day, 8 a.m., Holy Eucharist Sunday, Dec. 30- Service of Lessons and Carols, 10 a.m., followed by a Holiday brunch

Revival The Revival "Where God Meets Man" will take place at the Bethel Worship Center, located at 26648 Sussex Hwy. in Seaford on the following dates: Jan. 6 at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m; Jan. 7 at 7 p.m.; Jan. 8 at 7 p.m.; and Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. Call 302-629-6562 for more information.

Anniversary celebration On Sunday, Dec. 16, Ross Point Freedom Church will celebrate the Ministerial Staff Anniversary and ordination service. The preacher of the hour is Pastor Frank Gibbs and the congregation is from New Dimension Family Ministry in Millsboro. The service location is 22215 Coverdale Road in Seaford. All are welcome. Host pastor is Shirley M. Caldwell.

Candlelight Service Sailors Bethel United Methodist Church in Bethel will hold a candlelight service at 11 p.m. Hear the story and sing carols. Come and enjoy the experience. All are welcome.

Bless Our Children donation The Sussex Community Gospel Mass Choir & Ministries would like to thank everyone that had a part in the Birthday Celebration for Jesus held at Faith, Hope & Love Church. The event raised $1,200, which will be donated to Bless Our Children.

Christian Youth Forum A Christian Youth Forum will be held on Sunday, Dec. 30, at New Zion United Methodist Church, 1042 West 6th St., Laurel. The morning worship service will begin at 10 a.m. followed by lunch at 11:30. The forum will begin at noon.

The purpose of the panel, which consists of Christian college students, is to give these students a platform to share their testimonies of how they resist college temptations/peer pressure...God's way! Youth attending will have an opportunity to interact with the panel, brainstorm, and discuss ways to help them avoid negative influences. They will also receive valuable information regarding the college admission process, FAFSA, and applying for scholarships. The listener's panel will include members of the Laurel Ministry Council. For more information, contact Amy Handy at 302-875-4263 or the Rev. Elaine Ayres at 302-875-0727.

Christmas at Centenary UMC Celebrate the holiday season at Centenary United Methodist Church, 200 W. Market St., Laurel. Everyone is welcome. Wednesday, Dec. 19 - Sounds of the Season - 7 p.m. - Featuring the Centenary Ensemble and a Bell Concert Monday, Dec. 24 - Christmas Eve Services - 7 p.m., 10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31 - Watchnight Service

Sounds of the Season Centenary United Methodist Church, 200 W. Market St., Laurel, will host a "Sounds of the Season" concert on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. The concert will feature the music of Celestial Sounds, a five octave handbell choir, as well as music from the Centenary ensemble. Everyone is welcome to join us and enjoy selections of the season. Admission is free.

Christmas program The Annual Christmas program will take place at St. Matthews First Baptist Church, located at 32129 Wolfe St. in Laurel, on Sunday, Dec. 16 after the 11 a.m. worship.

Events at St. Stephens UMC Join us at St. Stephens UMC, 101 E. State St., Delmar, on Sundays - 9 a.m. - Contemporary Praise Service; 10 a.m. - KIDZ & Adult Sunday school classes; 11 a.m. - Traditional Service & KIDZ Church. For more information, contact the church office at 846-9501, visit or on Facebook at delmarststephens. Dec. 31 - New Year's Eve Dinner and Gospel singing. Additional details will be announced at a later date Jan. 14 - The church will hold a Beef