Church News
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Hymn Sing at St. Paul's

St. Paul's UMC Church, 32827 Old Stage Rd., Laurel, invites the community to join us for a night of music on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. This month's Hymn Sing features Second Wind, a music ministry featuring Thom Slaughter, evangelist, singer and gospel music writer and his wife, Debbie Slaughter, a cancer and 9/11 survivor. A love offering will be taken to bless their ministry.

Victory Junction

Joe Dawson Music Ministry will host Victory Junction on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 6-8:30 p.m., at Long Neck UMC, 32051 Long Neck Rd., Millsboro. Guest singers include Reunion Quartet, Amanda Jones and Joe Dawson.
Everyone is welcome. Join us for an evening of fun, fellowship and good gospel music.

Share West Laurel memories

The Laurel Historical Society, together with New Zion United Methodist Church, will host an evening of reminiscing about 20th century life in West Laurel on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m.
Entitled, 'Nostalgia Night at New Zion,' the gathering will take place in the church hall at 430 W. Sixth St., Laurel.
Come hear what the elders have to say about the rich history of West Laurel, and learn what your grandparents' lives were really like.
For more information, call 875-2820 or email

St. Stephens events

Join us for the following events at St. Stephens UMC, 101 E. State St., Delmar.
For more information about any of the events below, contact the church office at 846-9501 or visit or on Facebook at delmarststephens.
Sunday services - Join us on Sundays - 9 a.m. - Contemporary Praise Service; 10 a.m. - KIDZ & Adult Sunday school classes; 11 a.m. - Traditional Service & KIDZ Church
November - 4th Annual Community Love Light Tree - This year's tree in State Street Park will be the biggest yet - about 40' tall. The many lights are in honor of and in memory of loved ones - firefighters, police officers, military, cancer survivors and victims, and pets. All profits support the church's mission work.
The lighting ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. on Sunday Nov. 27, the first day of Advent, with the Homeland Singers performing holiday music. December - New Year's Eve Dinner and Concert - An evening with the Homeland Singers and Friends, dinner and then a concert at Camelot Hall. $15 a person. Door prize drawings. Enjoy southern gospel at its best.
Donations are needed for Operation We Care, which sends supplies to troops overseas. For more information, contact Brenda Morris or visit

Trunk of Treats to take place Oct. 29

Trunk of Treats, which offers a safe place for kids to dress up in costumes and enjoy free snacks, games, and fun, will take place on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Delmar Church of Phophecy, located at Route 13 North and Dorothy Road in Laurel (three miles north of the Maryland/Delaware state line. Call 302-875-7824 for more information.

Gospel Concert

Delmarva Gospel Music Association presents 11th Hour and The Taylors in concert on Friday, Nov. 4, at the new Woodbridge High School in Greenwood at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6.
General admission tickets which are $23, can be purchased by calling 302-531-7997, online at or at the door.

Multi-family Yard Sale

A Multi-family Yard Sale will be held at Abundant Life Christian Church, Laurel, on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 7 a.m. until.
12x12 spaces are available for $10. No tables will be provided. Baked goods, Scrapple sandwiches and drinks will be available for purchase. Call 302-404-5146 and leave a message.

Chicken BBQ

Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 532 E. Stein Hwy., Seaford, will hold a Chicken BBQ on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The meal includes 1/2 BBQ chicken, beans, slaw, roll and chips for $9. Everyone is welcome.

Mt. Olivet Roast Beef Dinner

Mt. Olivet UMC will hold its annual roast beef dinner in fellowship hall on High Street in downtown Seaford on Friday, Oct. 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for students, and free for children under-five. The church will also offer a Christmas shop for early shopping. Proceeds will support the church's missions project here and abroad.

Jerry Jones Ministry schedule

Jerry Jones Ministry will perform on the following dates in October.
Oct. 21 - 'Down By the River' Gospel concert to benefit the historical Woodland UMC,held at St. Johns UMC Fellowship Hall, 300 N. Pine St., Seaford. 7 p.m. Gospel music with Jerry Jones, the Kings Ambassadors, and the Woodland UMC Choir. Emcee will be WBOC TV's Jimmy Hoppa. Tickets are $15. CD's and refreshments for sale. Call 629-8528 for tickets.
Oct. 23 - Park Lane Church of God, 209 Park Ln., Federalsburg, Md., Sunday morning service at 10:30.
Oct. 30 - Friendship UMC, 10537 Friendship Rd., Berlin, Md., Sunday morning service at 10:15.
For more information, call 228-4813.