Church News
Thursday, February 14, 2008
Free community luncheon
A free community luncheon (soup and sandwiches) will be held on Feb. 16 at Laurel Baptist Church from noon-2 p.m. The church is located on the west side of 13A, approximately two miles south of town. Any questions, call Shirley at 875-2314 or 875-7998.

Trinity UMC hosts O'Day Family
On Sunday, Feb. 17, Trinity United Methodist Church will be welcoming the O'Day Family from Georgetown for an evening of music. A dinner will be served beginning at 5 p.m. with the concert starting at 6:30 p.m. There is no charge for the dinner. A love offering will be taken. Come out and enjoy this special evening of food and music. For more information, call 875-7715.

Hymn Sing
Laurel Baptist Church will be having a Hymn Sing on Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. 'The Revived' will be praising the Lord in song. The church is located on the west side of 13 A, approximately two miles south of town. Any questions, call Shirley at 875-2314 or 875-7998.

Take My Hand Ministry
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.

Love INC seeks leader
Love INC (In the Name of Christ) of Mid-Delmarva, a network of interdenominational churches providing help for the needy, seeks a dedicated volunteer to act as chair to recruit committee members, oversee the affiliation process already in progress, conduct committee meetings, and act as main contact for Love INC national headquarters. Call the Rev. Constance Hastings at 629-9466, ext. 121, for information.

Homemade Easter eggs
Homemade Easter eggs by Christ Lutheran Church, 315 N. Shipley Street, Seaford. First ever, still the best on the shore. Peanut butter, butter cream and coconut cream. Please order by March 16. Pick up March 19. Cost is $3.00 each. To order please call 629-9751 or 629-9755.

Fish fry Fridays through Lent
Fish dinners each Friday night from Feb. 8 until March 6, at the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church Hall. Dinner runs from 4:30 until 7 p.m. Adults $7.50 and children $3.50. Includes "heart smart" flounder (or fish sticks), macaroni and cheese, homemade coleslaw, green beans and a roll. Beverage for those eating in. Take-outs are available. Look for the sign in front of the church. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.

Seaford Ministerium services
This is to notify persons that there is a correction to the listing of churches sponsoring the Lenten Services and Lunches. The corrected schedule is as follows: Lenten services sponsored by the Greater Seaford Ministerium began on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 6, at Seaford Presbyterian Church. Services begin at noon at rotating designated churches and will be followed by a light lunch. The schedule of churches is as follows: Feb. 20 - Gethsemene United Methodist Church Feb. 27 - Atlanta Road Alliance Church March 5 - Mount Olivet United Methodist Church March 12 - Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church.

All Saints' Lenten programs
All Saints' Episcopal Church Lenten Programs will be held on Wednesdays of Lent. Litany will be at 6:15 p.m., followed by nourishing soup dinner and a short, informal program. Bring a friend and enjoy the fellowship. Program ends at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 - "The Middle Ages" from AD 410 to AD 1483. Feb. 27 - "The Reformation" from AD 1483 to AD 1564. March 5 - "Age of Reason and Piety" AD 1543 to AD 1738. March 12 - "New World Christianity" AD 1492 to AD 1770.

Drama and dessert
The Covenant Players, a professional touring drama group, will perform at the Atlanta Road Alliance Church on Sunday, Feb. 17, in the gym/fellowship hall. Dessert will be served at 6:30 p.m. followed by the performance. This event is free. The Covenant Players utilize dramatic plays that touch the heart, the mind and the soul. For more information, or to R.S.V.P., please call 629-5600. The Atlanta Road Alliance Church is located at 22625 Atlanta Road, 1-1/2 miles north of Stein Highway in Seaford.

Delaware Pro-Life Convention
The Delaware Pro-Life Coalition will hold its 21st annual convention on Saturday, March 8, at the Holiday Inn Select in Claymont. This day-long event includes five nationally-renowned speakers. The costs for the event are as follows: $45 for learning sessions only; $35 for banquet only; and $70 for learning sessions and banquet. For further information or registration call Joanne Laird at 302-479-5613 or visit

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.

Latin Mass Feb. 17
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 Feb. 17. The mass is always a Missa Cantata using traditional Gregorian chant. For further information, call 302-674-5781

Men's Seminar at Alliance Church
The nationally acclaimed Man in the Mirror's "Rewired" Seminar is coming to Atlanta Road Alliance Church in Seaford, on Saturday, March 1, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Ray Hilbert, best-selling author and regional Promise Keepers leader will be the facilitator. All men are invited to participate. Men often get caught in the "performance trap" and can't escape their own and others' expectations. It's easy to end up living a life of obligation and frustration. Come and learn how God "rewires" men's hearts to build a passionate faith. Cost of the seminar is $60 which includes syllabus, follow-up materials and lunch. There is no charge for pastors to attend. Registration deadline is Feb. 17. The Atlanta Road Alliance Church is located at 22625 Atlanta Road in Seaford, approximately 1-1/2 miles north of Stein Hwy (Rt. 20). For more information and a printable registration form, please visit

Gospel Concert March 2
Gospel Concert being held at St. George's United Methodist Church, St. George's Road, South Alt. 13, Laurel, on Sunday, March 2, at 7 p.m. Christian music presented by Don Murray Family. For more information call 875-2273.

'Extreme Makeover'
The Christian Church of Seaford will be the site of an "Extreme Makeover" with Evangelist J.D. Segroves beginning March 2 and continuing through March 5. GodÉ knows who you are! GodÉ can set you free! GodÉ can renew your spirit! GodÉ can mend your relationships! GodÉ can restore your walk with Him! Renew your spirit and your relationships beginning Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Monday through Wednsday at 7 p.m. at the Christian Church of Seaford (Rt 13 North, across from Harley-Davidson).

Youth Conference
Metro-Maryland Youth For Christ invites high school students and their youth leaders to head down to the ocean with 4,000 other teens for Youth For Christ's Impact 2008: Roadtrip Youth Conference, March 28-30, at the Ocean City Convention Center in Ocean City, Md. The weekend will feature live music by national recording artists including Kutless, The Robbie Seay Band and more. Youth and youth leaders alike will be challenged and inspired by national youth speakers Fred Lynch and KP Westmoreland and, the audience will laugh out loud at the comedy of the Skit Guys. Adult training will also be available with Ruth Haley Barton and Chris Folmsbee. Impact 2008 is $80 per person and does not include hotel accommodations. For early registration discounts, register by Feb. 28 for $70. For more information, call 877-896-3802, or visit

Gospel Cafe guest singers
Centenary United Methodist Church, on the corner of Poplar and Market streets, is hosting its Gospel Cafe every Saturday night at 6 p.m., featuring Bruce and Nancy Willey Music Ministry, live Christian music, fellowship, refreshments. Feb. 16 - Dinner & ice cream social, dress 50s, special night with the Don Murray Family. Feb. 23 - Amanda Jones, Rob Harman, Milton Foskey, Kaila Clucas (9 years old), Cassandra Abbott (Premiering New CD Songs). Every week, Mary Ann Young joins us. Everyone is invited to attend. Come as you are! For more information contact the church office at 875-5539.