Church News
Thursday, November 15, 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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Seaford UMM Thanksgiving
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 p.m. Volunteers are also invited to help cook, set-up, serve, and clean up from 1-4 p.m on Wednesday, November 21 and 9 a.m until 3 pm Thanksgiving Day. Call Sharon Byrns, 629-2741, or Rev. Constance Hastings, 629-9466, for more information or to volunteer.

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.

Pastoral Aide Service
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"

'Operation Christmas Child'
The parishioners at St. Luke's Episcopal Church are once again participating in Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan's Purse. Shoe boxes will be filled with a variety of small gifts, school supplies and toys to be distributed to needy children in the U.S. and countries throughout the world. Information on how to participate in this worthwhile project can be obtained at the St. Luke's Church office at 629-7979

Centenary UMC Thanksgiving
There will be a community Thanksgiving dinner served at Centenary United Methodist Church, Poplar and Market streets, Laurel, on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 4 p.m. for those who are alone or have a genuine need.

Bethel UMC Thanksgiving
Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Bethel United Methodist Church located at 2381 Neal's School Road near Oak Grove. Serving the communities around Oak Grove and Atlanta. Traditional dinner with all the trimmings. Dinner will be served promptly at noon on Thanksgiving Day, with the kitchen closing at 1:30 p.m. For more information, call 337-8836.

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.Join us for these events in November: 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.

No Name Band Nov. 16
The No Name Band will be at Grace United Methodist Church Hall, Georgetown, on Friday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m. For further information, contact Everett Warrington at 337-7198.

St. Paul's UMC praise weekend
On Nov. 16 and 17, St. Paul's United Methodist Church will be having a praise weekend. Special guest will be the Walking Miracles Ministry on Nov. 16 and Rev Sterling Green, past district superintendent on Nov. 17. This weekend will give all an opportunity to tell how God has blessed and answered prayers. This special service will begin at 7 p.m. on both nights. St. Paul's is located just east of US 13, on Old Stage Road, in Laurel. For more information, call Pastor Don at 856-6107.

Prayer resources at Grace Baptist
Rob Finley and his wife Judy will be at Grace Baptist Church, Atlanta Rd., Seaford, this weekend to present, what he calls, a prayer revival. They have traveled all over the world for more than 20 years with the single goal of challenging individuals and churches in their prayer lives. He notes that making prayer a personal priority always brings personal revival. Mr. Finley will speak Friday evening at 7 p.m. The church will have a breakfast for all who come at 8 a.m. Saturday, followed by sessions on prayer from 9 until noon. Mr. Finley will also speak at the 10:45 and 6:30 services Sunday. The public is invited to join in any and all sessions that they can this weekend. There is no charge, but a love offering will be taken to support this work. As president, author, and primary speaker for Prayer Resources, Dr Rob Finley has conducted meetings in over 700 churches.

Latin Mass
A Latin mass according to the Missal of 1962 is celebrated on the third Sunday of every month at 3 p.m. at Holy Cross Church in Dover. The mass will be celebrated on Nov. 18. The mass is always a Missa Cantata using traditional Gregorian chant. For further information, call 302-674-5781

Youth Pastor sought
Trinity United Methodist Church, Phillips Hill Road, Laurel, is seeking a part-time Youth Pastor. For further information, contact 302-238- 7432.

Drama group at Alliance Church
The Covenant Players, a professional touring drama group, will perform at the Atlanta Road Alliance Church on Sunday, Nov. 25, at 7 p.m. The public is invited. Formed in 1963, the Covenant Players now have more than 125 touring units and have performed throughout 82 countries on six continents and in more than 20 languages. The Covenant Players utilize dramatic plays that touch the heart, the mind and the soul. The Atlanta Road Alliance Church is located at 22625 Atlanta Road in Seaford, approximately 1-1/2 miles north of the intersection of Stein Highway and Atlanta Road. For more information, call 629-5600 or visit

The Ninety & Nine meeting
The Ninety & Nine extends an invitation to both men and women to join them for their annual Christmas Dinner meeting at the Seaford Golf & Country Club on Monday, Dec. 3, at 6:30 p.m. If you would like a night out full of fun, food, fellowship and lots of encouragement, then The Ninety & Nine is the place for you. There are no membership dues to pay. The "Two Mile Road," a Southern gospel group of men from the Harrington area, consisting of four singers and four musicians, will be conducting a concert at the meeting. They are Greg Collins, Lee Collins, Brad Turner, Ryan Collins, Steve Jackson, Rodney Collins, Aaron Collins, and Ronnie Voshell. Come, bring your spouse or a friend and plan to be blessed. Reservations are necessary. Deadline is Nov. 28. For details or more information, call Joyce Thomas at 629-2248, Michele Thompson at 877-0797, or Arvalene Moore at 875-4387.

Annual Fall Hymn Sing
Galestown United Methodist Church will have its annual Fall Hymn Sing on Dec. 2, at 2 p.m. No morning service. Guest singers will be Pam Rush, J.R. Mayle, and Ray Marine. A hot buffet style dinner will follow immediately at the Community Center.

Krilov joins Atlanta Road Church
The Atlanta Road Alliance Church announces the arrival of David A. Krilov as associate pastor effective Nov. 17.Ê Krilov, a licensed pastor with the Christian and Missionary Alliance, graduated in May 2001 cum laude from the University of Delaware with a bachelor of arts degree in geography. In May 2007, he graduated magna cum laude from Liberty Theological Seminary with a master of arts in religion. Pastor Dave and his wife, Maria, were both born and raised in New Jersey.ÊMrs. Krilov graduated from the Rizzieri Institute and is a former hair stylist who now home schools two of their three children ages 9, 7 and 2. The Krilov family resides in Seaford.