Church News
Thursday, April 10, 2008
Bill & Karen Itzel in Concert Singers/songwriters Bill & Karen Itzel will be in concert at the Atlanta Road Alliance Church in Seaford, on Sunday, April 27, at 7 p.m. Formerly a member of the Speers, Bill was featured on two radio singles: "Saved to the Uttermost" and "He's Still in the Fire," both of which soared to the No. 1 spot on the Singing News, Cash Box, and Gospel Voice charts, leading to two Dove and two Grammy award nominations. In 1990, Bill resigned from the Speers and began his own family ministry. This event is free. A love offering will be taken, and Bill and Karen Itzel's CD's and other products will be available. The Atlanta Road Alliance Church is located at 22625 Atlanta Road, approximately 1-1/2 miles north of Stein Hwy (Rt. 20). For more information, please call the church at 629-5600 or visit www.atlantaroadcma.or.

Trinity UM Gospel concert Trinity United Methodist in Laurel, near Trap Pond will be sponsoring a Gospel Concert Friday, May 2. Join us for a night of gospel music featuring the inspirational sounds of "All For Him," Phil Davis, Jerry Jones and the O'Day Family. Food will be available for purchase and a love offering will be taken. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the concert beginning at 6:30. For more information, call 875-7715 or 875-4741.

St. John's multicultural services Siempre Verde, a multicultural, bilingual service is being led by Pastor Luis Almandoz on Sunday afternoons at 3 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at St. John's United Methodist Church at Pine and Poplar streets, Seaford. Praise music, powerful preaching and a small meal unite this fellowship of persons of both Hispanic and Anglo origins. Alberto Mendez leads worship on the keyboard.

'Sounds of Joy' in concert Sunday, April 13 at 6 p.m. at Delmar Wesleyan Church, East and 8th St. They will also be performing on April 20 at 6 p.m at Blackwater Fellowship in Roxana and April 27 at Galestown Methodist Church. Hymn sing at 2 p.m.

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 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.

Gospel Cafe; April guests Centenary United Methodist Church, corner of Poplar & Market streets, Laurel, holds its Gospel Café every Saturday night at 6 p.m. featuring Bruce and Nancy Willey music ministry with live Christian music, fellowship and refreshments. April 2008 guest singers are: April 12 - Virginia Mitchell, Bill Primrose, Laura Mitchell and Kaila Cluscas. April 19 - Frank Silva, Rob Harman, Cassandra Abbott. April 26 - Gospel group (ALL 4 HIM), Wayne Dukes, Kaila Cluscas. Every week, Mary Ann Young joins us. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, contact Bruce and Nancy Willey at 875-5539.

Scrapbookers crop Wednesday, April 25 5p.m.- midnight and Thursday, April 26, 7a.m.- 6p.m. Cost is $40/person. Lots of vendors, make-n-takes, certified massage therapist, door prizes, contests, candlelit dinner. Held at Central Worship Center (formerly Epworth Fellowship Church) in Laurel. Call 875-4254 for more information. Proceeds to benefit CWC youth group.

The Watkins Family Bluegrass Gospel singing group, The Watkins Family of Eastanollee, Ga., will be in concert on Friday, April 11, at the Sam Yoder Concert Center at 89 Hunting Quarter Road in Houston. Concessions will be available beginning at 5:30 p.m. and music will begin at 7 p.m. For more information call 410-673-7805.

Episcopal Diocesan Convention The 223rd Episcopal Diocesan Convention will be held on April 11 and 12 at St. Phillip's in Laurel. Attending from St. Luke's will be Jeanne Kirby-Coladonato, Rector at St. Luke's and Amy Larson, Gene Grantz, and Sarah Quick.

St. John A.M.E. dinner St. John A.M.E. Zion Church (Ross Point) in Laurel will be selling Fish and Chicken Dinners on Friday, April 11, starting at noon until... Fish platters are $10, fried or baked chicken platters are $8. For more information call the church at 875-4042. Pastor is the Rev. Shirley M. Caldwell.

Union Baptist Choir concert On Sunday, April 13, the Union Baptist Mass Choir from Easton, Md., will be in concert at St. John A.M.E. Zion Church (Ross Point), Laurel, at 3:30 p.m. For more information call 875-4042 or 841-0203. The Rev. Shirley M. Caldwell

'No Talent" Talent Show Come enjoy an evening of fun, fellowship and laughter at Laurel Baptist Church as we will be hosting another "No Talent" Talent Show, on April 27, at 7 p.m. The church is located on the west side of 13A, approximately 2 miles south of Laurel. Any questions, call Shirley at 875-2314.

Crossroad Christian Band Everyone is invited this Sunday evening, April 13 at 7 p.m. to hear the Crossroad Christian Band at Greenwood UMC. This band plays and sings contemporary Christian music sure to appeal to all ages. Greenwood UMC is located at the corner of Church and W. Market Streets.

Trinity UMC features Jerry Jones Trinity United Methodist Church in Laurel, near Trap Pond State Park, will be sponsoring a Gospel Concert, Friday, May 2, featuring Jerry Jones, "All For Him," and Phil Davis and the O'Day Family. Food will be available for purchase and a love offering will be taken. Doors open at 6 p.m., with concert at 6:30 p.m. For details call 875-7715 or 875-4741.

Jerry Jones performs at Concord UMC Jerry Jones will be performing at Concord United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 13, at 2 p.m., Jones' accomplishments include: 2004/05/06 "Songwriter" and "Male Vocalist of the Year" and 2005 "Internet Radio New Male Artist of the Year" and "International Songwriter of the Year." Concord UMC is located approximately two miles east of Seaford on Church Road, just off of Del. 20 (Concord Road).