Church News
Thursday, October 04, 2007
The Melton Family Singers
The Melton Family Singers will be in concert Friday night, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. at the Christian Church of Seaford. The Christian Church of Seaford is located on Rt. 13 north of Wal-Mart, across from Harley Davidson. For further details, call the church office at 629-6298.

Precious Memories Gospel Band
Christ Lutheran Church, 315 N. Shipley St., Seaford, will host Precious Memories Gospel Band in concert, on Sunday, Oct. 7, at 6:30 p.m. For more information call 302-236-0363.

Grace U.M.C. Revival Services
Grace United Methodist Church, E. Market & King streets, Georgetown, is hosting Revival Services Oct. 7-10, nightly at 7 p.m. in our church. The schedule speakers and music leaders are as follows: Sunday, Oct. 7 -Message by the Rev. John Schutt of Long Neck UMC. Music Ministry by the Good News Tour Ministries. Monday, Oct. 8 - Message by the Rev. Barbara Wilson (Chaplain of Methodist Manor). Music Ministry by Lts. Chas and Debbie Engel (Salvation Army). Tuesday, Oct. 9 - Message by the Rev. Michaele Russell (Take My Hand Ministry). Music Ministry by The O'Days. Wednesday, Oct. 10 - Message by the Rev. Michael McGee (Grace U.M.C.). Music Ministry by Precious Memories Gospel Band. Come and be refreshed. The Lord has prepared a time of renewal and healing for his people - if you can't make it then pray for this revival. We are here to make disciples for Christ, and there will be miracles and wonders for all who have eyes to see and ears to hear.

Take My Hand Ministry meeting
The Mary and Martha Tea Room, a program of Take My Hand Ministry, Inc., meets on the third Wednesday of every month from 2-4 p.m. at 102 Maryland Ave. in Greenwood. A light lunch is served, and a guest speaker teaches and ministers. This is a women's ministry.

Word Warrior begins training
Traveling Light Training Center training program begins at 4 p.m. on Sunday afternoons with speaker's training. This is a 13-week program, which will train speakers and equip them with a marketing kit and at least one CD recording of their work. Workshop dates are Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28; Nov. 4, 11, 18, and Dec. 2, 8, 15. The workshops will be conducted in "The Upper Room," located above 33 West, downtown Seaford, and the entrance is on Bradford St. Workshops/sessions are free. Donations will be accepted during the three workshops. For more information, call Diane Cook at 302-734-0572 or visit

Pastoral 3rd Anniversary
On October 10-14, All Walks of Life Outreach Ministries will be celebrating their pastors 3rd Anniversary in their ministry. Guests include, Pastor Donald Johnson, Minister Chris Armwood, Apostle Willie Holmes and Pastor Emmanuel Davis. Weekly services begin at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday there will be a special banquet in honor of our pastors at 5 p.m. held at the Grange Hall in Laurel. Tickets are $10 per person. All are welcome . For more information contact 875-7772 or email . The pastors are Randy & Lorrie Jones.

St. Luke's blessing of the animals
St. Luke's Episcopal Church will have a Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, Oct. 7, at the St. Luke's playground, which is located on the corner of North and King streets in Seaford. This ceremony is in commemoration of St. Francis of Assisi and will take place at approximately 11:30 a.m., following the regular 9 a.m. Holy Eucharist service. A statue of St. Francis is located in the St. Luke's Memorial Garden.

Homecoming Service
Chaplain's Chapel, Deer Forest Road near Bridgeville, will hold its Homecoming Service on Sunday, Oct. 21, at 2 p.m. Former Pastor Mike Hurley will be the speaker. Special music will be by Mike and Ann Hurley, Pastor James Bongard, and Matt Esham. Dinner will follow.

Russell appointed
The Rev. Dr. Michelle Russell has recently been appointed Assistant Volunteer Chaplain at the Delaware Veterans' Home in Milford. Rev. Russell is also Chaplain for the Greenwood VFW and conducts a ministry for women in Greenwood. She is the wife of Willard Russell and is the daughter of the late Ralph Spitzer of Laurel.

Life Chains
Delaware Right to Life will sponsor its annual Life Chains throughout the state on Oct. 7. There will be one in each county, with two locations in Sussex County. The Life Chain is a silent, peaceful, prayerful witness for life that takes place annually on the first Sunday in October to honor Respect Life Month. Times, locations and contact information are as follows: Sussex County - 2-4 p.m. along Rt. 1 in front of St. Jude's Church, Rehoboth.Ê Contact Rachel Leonardo, 644-1106.ÊÊ AlsoÊin Sussex County - 2-4 p.m. along Rt. 1 and S. 9th St, South Bethany Beach, with parking on S. 9th St. ContactÊCarolyn Marcello, 539-8775. The Life Chain is appropriate for people of all ages. Signs will be provided.

Gospel Café
Centenary UM Church, Poplar & Market Streets, Laurel, is hosting Christian music each Saturday beginning at 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the church. Bruce & Nancy Willey are presenting live Christian music, fellowship, and refreshments.
October 6 - Gospel Homecoming, Greg Brittingham. Frank Silva, Joe Dawsom, Bill Primrose, Amanda Jones, and many many more!
October 13 - John Krishak, Amanda Scott, Kathy Wright
October 20 - Joe Dawson, Mike Truitt
October 27 - Revived, Amanda Jones, Frank Silva

Bishop Joseph Mithchum visits
On Sunday, Oct. 7th at 3 p.m., Bishop Joseph L. Mothchum from Holy Mt. Zion Temple of God, Baltimore, Md. will be at the United Church of the Nazarene, located at 4718 Jackson St., Hurlock, Md. Pastor is Ebenezer Williamson. For more information contact the church at 410-943-0900. The public is invited.

Women's Conference 2007
United Deliverance Bible Center presents Women's Conference 2007. Prayer breakfast will be held Saturday, Oct. 13 at 9:30 a.m. at the Bible Center Complex located on Route 9 in Bridgeville with Co-Pastor Ella Purnell. Celebration will be Sunday, Oct.14 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Deliverance Bible Center located at 532 West 7th Street, Laurel, with the Rev. Dr. Catherine Camper, Bishop and founder. For more information call 875-4921.

Church Walk-a-thon
On Saturday, Nov. 3 at 8 a.m. Macedonia African Methodist Episcopal Church is sponsering the third annual church walk-a-thon. Eighty percent of the net proceeds will go to the church and twenty percent to the American Heart Association. Last year, following this event, the church donated $1300 to charity and this year they hope to double that amount. In order to reduce our expenses, the church is seeking donations of t-shirts, bottled water, hot dogs, hot dog buns, soft drinks, ice chips, etc., for the participants. In return, your business will be listed as a sponsor on the t-shirts. The walk will begin and end at the church. Only four miles around the great city of Seaford. Please contact Ethel Fountain at 628-3289 for more information.

Mission of Hope
The Mission of Hope in Seaford provides rehabilitation, education and housing for men who are homeless. The Mission is looking for a volunteer with "program development" or fund-raising experience. If you have such a background, or know a possible candidate, please contact the Mission at 629-2559, or you can e-mail the Mission at, or write to Seaford Mission, PO Box 1271, Seaford, DE. 19973.