Church News
Thursday, November 01, 2007
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.

Harvest Bible Fun Day
Harvest Bible Fun Day will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church, 17249 Phillips Hill Road in Laurel on Saturday, November 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be fun and fellowship activities for all ages. The day will include Bible lessons, music, games, crafts, lunch and a hayride. Everyone is invited. To register, please call the Church at 875-7715.

Church Walk-a-thon
On Saturday, Nov. 3 at 8 a.m. Macedonia African Methodist Episcopal Church is sponsoring 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.

Middle school conference
More than 3,500 middle school students and youth leaders from Maryland and adjoining states will experience a life-changing weekend at the ALIVE 2007:Transform 12/2 youth conference, Friday, Nov. 16 to Sunday, Nov. 18, at the Ocean City, Md. Convention Center. Alive 2007 is $75 per person and hotel accommodations are available for an additional fee. For a free leader's information packet, call 1-877-896-3802 or view the information online at

The Mission of Hope
The Mission needs people with grant writing or program development experience for a not-for-profit organization. Call Mission Administrator Paul Alexander for details. The Mission also accepts vehicle donations that can return a tax deduction and the good feeling that comes from helping those in need. Please contact the Mission at 629-2559, or you can e-mail the Mission at SeafordMission@Verizon.Net, or write to Seaford Mission, PO Box 1271, Seaford, DE 19973.

Benefit for St. George's UMC
A Gospel Concert being held at St. George's United Methodist Church, Laurel on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 7-9 p.m. Christian music presented by "The King's Ambassadors," Salisbury; "Sounds of Joy Trio," Laurel; and "Jerry Jones," Seaford. Come out for an evening of God's joy and old fashioned fellowship. For more information, call 875-2273.

Women dinner and auction
Mount Olivet United Methodist Women of Seaford, present their annual Roast Beef Dinner on Friday, Nov. 9, from 5 to 7 p.m. This homemade dinner will be served family style in the fellowship hall of Mt. Olivet UMC (Downtown Seaford.) Take-out will be available. A Silent Auction will be held to raise money for our Missions. Adult cost is $8.50 each. Student cost is $4.50 each and children five and under eat free. Tickets will be available at the door.

'Inward Beauty'
Join us for a special evening set aside just for women, on Sunday evening Nov. 11 at 6:30 p.m., at Greenwood United Methodist Church, corner of N. Church and Market streets, Greenwood. Worship music led by: Kim Willey of "Abundant Joy." Guest speaker: Kathy James, nurse practitioner and pastor's wife. Refreshments served afterwards. Call Terri Rogers if you have any questions at 628-1747.

Pastoral Aide Service Nov. 25
The pastoral aide committee of All Walks of Life Outreach Ministries will have a service on Nov. 25, at 5 p.m. The Guest Preacher will be Rev. Rosie L. Edwards of Tabernacle of Prayer of Salisbury, Md. Should you have any questions feel free to contact the church at 875-7772. "A ministry where Everybody is Somebody & Jesus Christ is Lord of All"

Messiah tickets now on sale
The Southern Delaware Choral Society, under the direction of John Ranney and the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Maestro Julien Benichou will present Handel's Messiah on Dec. 8, at 7:30 p.m., at Eagles Nest Fellowship Church, off Rt. 1 in Milton. This is the first time the choral group has collaborated with the Mid Atlantic Symphony Orchestra of Towson, Md. and this year will only be giving one performance. Tickets, which are $25 for the general audience and $15 for students, are being sold at Puzzles in Lewes and Browseabout Books in Rehoboth or by calling 645-2013.

Ministries third anniversary
On Dec. 7-9, All Walks of Life Outreach Ministries will be celebrating its third anniversary. This Year's Theme is "Praise is the way, we say thanks." Guest preachers are Pastor Helena Bailey of Kingdom Life Family Ministries of Millsboro; Apostle Richard Scott of Grow in Grace Worship Center of Delmar, Md.; Rev. Annette P. Wilson of Cathedral of Love AUMP of Salisbury, Md. Friday and Saturday services begin at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 5 p.m. Should you have any questions feel free to contact the church at 875-7772; or email awolministry@ Pastor Randy and Elect Lady Lorrie Jones, Host Pastors.

Youth event
All youth and interested parents are invited, Nov. 9, to a Fifth Quarter Event at Grace Baptist Church, Atlanta Rd, following the last Seaford High School game till 11:30 p.m. It will be a time for fun, games, music, pizza and snacks.

Woodland UMC Homecoming
The Woodland United Methodist Church will hold its annual Homecoming service on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 2:30 PM. Guest speaker will be Levin Van Sant and Lori Miller will provide special music. A covered dish dinner will follow in the Fellowship Hall. There will be no morning worship service.

Celebrate Recovery
Celebrate Recovery, a step program which claims Jesus Christ as its Higher Power, is meeting at St. John's United Methodist Church, Pine and Poplar Streets, on Tuesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. This program is open to all persons who wish to turn over their hurts, habits, and hang-ups to God such that they may be healed. For more information, call Rev. Constance Hastings, 629-9466, or Robert Spadaccini 841-1720.

Thanksgiving dinner
A free, community Thanksgiving dinner sponsored by Seaford United Methodist Ministries will be Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22, 2 p.m., at St. John's United Methodist Church, Pine and Poplar Streets, Seaford. Turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes will be provided, and the community is invited to bring their "first fruits" by donating side dishes, breads and desserts in disposable dishes. Donated food can be delivered to St. John's Church during the Thanksgiving Eve service or on Thanksgiving Day from 10 am until 1:30 pm. Volunteers are also invited to help cook, set-up, serve, and clean up from 1-4 pm on Wednesday, November 21 and 9 am until 3 pm Thanksgiving Day. Call Sharon Byrns, 629-2741, or Rev. Constance Hastings, 629-9466, for more information or to volunteer.

Dinners on Sale
All Walks of Life Outreach Ministries, 30599 N. Sussex Hwy. Laurel, DE will be selling fish & chicken dinners on Friday, November 2nd from 11am- until. Fish Platters are $8 and chicken are $7. All platters include macaroni & cheese, greens, roll, and cake. You may place you order in advance by calling (302)-448-6463( Ms.Bonnie) or call the church on Friday at 875-7772. Thanks for your support. May God Bless. Pastor Randy & Lorrie Jones.

Centenary presents Gospel Cafe
Centenary United Methodist Church, located at Poplar and Market Sts., Laurel, hosts Christian music every Saturday at 6 p.m. in the church fellowship hall. The event includes live Christian music, fellowship, and refreshments presented by Bruce and Nancy Willey. Join us for these events in November:
  • Nov. 3 Gospel Café attending George Wingate; benefit at Heritage Shores, Bridgeville;
  • Nov. 10 Gospel Café Homecoming featuring Mary Ann Young, Laura Mitchell, Amanda Jones, Bill Primrose, Frank Silva, Joe Dawson, and more;
  • Nov. 17 "Revived," "All 4 Him," and Cassandra Abbott; and
  • Nov. 24 Bethel Worship Center, Cross Country Band, and Laura Mitchell. For more information, call Bruce Willey at 875-5539.