Church News
Thursday, June 05, 2008
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.

Ladies' bible study There is a ladies' bible study, held every Tuesday starting at 10 a.m., at Laurel Baptist Church, Bi-State Boulevard in Laurel. This bible study is a non-denominational study, only God's Word is studied, making us to be more like Christ. Should you have any questions regarding the study, feel free to call Gertrude R. Smith at 875-5300.

Old Christ Church schedule June 8, 15, 22, 29 - 9:30 a.m., morning prayer July 6 - 9:30 a.m., patriotic service with Holy Eucharist followed by community picnic July 13, 20, 27 - 9:30 a.m., morning prayer Aug. 3 - 9:30 a.m., Holy Eucharist

'Worship before the Throne' An evening filled with music, dance, praise and worship will be held at the Bible Center Complex on Rt. 9 beginning at 6 p.m., on June 7. Join us and enjoy creative dance, anointed singing, and flag and mime ministry. There will be no admission charge, but we are asking for a free will offering. For more information, contact: Lisa Hinton at 302-262-0797; Lillie Richards, 628-9125;or Val Cottman, 629-4977.

Fifth annual 'Balling for God' The Outreach Team of New Zion United Methodist Church is hosting its 5th annual "Balling for God" Basketball Tournament and HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This event is Saturday, June 14, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Webb Avenue in Laurel. The Sussex County AIDS Counsel will be on hand giving out pamphlets and information about this rapidly growing disease and to provide free testing. The age brackets for the tournament are 7-9, 10-12, 13-15, and 16-18. There is also a foul shooting contest. Vendors are invited. For more information contact Sherita Belle at 302-877-0987 or Amy Handy at 875-4263.

Sussex County Prayer Breakfast Sussex County will host the 31st annual Prayer Breakfast on Monday, June 16, with Pastor Rick Betts as the featured speaker. This year's Prayer Breakfast will be held at the CHEER Center on Sand Hill Road in Georgetown. Breakfast will be served at 7 a.m., with the message to begin at 7:45 a.m. The event is hosted by the Sussex County Council. Ticket sales and community sponsorships from individuals, organizations and businesses fund this annual event. Pastor Betts' message will focus on the importance of family, friends and faith in his life while growing up in Sussex County. Tickets are still available for the prayer breakfast. Tickets are $12 per person, and are available on a first-come-first-served basis. For more information, call 855-7743.

The Cash Family in concert Laurel Baptist Church will be hosting The Cash Family on Sunday evening, June 8, at 7 p.m. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Boulevard on the West side of 13A, approximately two miles south of town. For further information, call Shirley at 875-2314.

Asbury UMC special music Asbury United Methodist Church, Rt. 9 near Hardscrabble, will host Special Music on June 8, at 7 p.m., featuring the Lights of Home, MaryAnn and Tex.

St. John's UMC VBS St. John's United Methodist Church, Pine and Poplar streets , Seaford, is sponsoring a Vacation Bible School program on June 23-27, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cosmic City is a fun and interactive learning experience for children ages 2 to 12. Kids will explore the awesome wonder of God as they visit Tour Stops throughout Cosmic City. For more information or to register for Cosmic City Vacation Bible School call 629-9466.

The Ark VBS Power Lab The VBS Power Lab will blast off discovering Jesus "miraculous power" at The Ark, Seaford Wesleyan Church, 26630 Sussex Highway, Seaford. New friends, amazing crafts, wacky snacks and much more. The mind-blowing Bible adventures will begin June 24, 25, 26 27 and 29. The power lab fun begins at 6:30 p.m. and ends at 8:45 p.m. The finale will take place on Sunday morning during the 10:30 a.m. service. This is open to children ages 3 to 12. Contact 628-1020 for more information. Email pre-registration to Include child's name, age, parent/guardian name and phone number.

Second Sunday Service of Prayer Second Sunday Service of Prayer is an interfaith gathering to pray together. Next one is June 8, 4 p.m. at the Seaford Presbyterian Church, 701 Bridgeville Hwy. For questions or to leave prayer requests - call the church office at 629-9077

The Lighthouse Rising gas prices, wars and rumors of wars, rising food prices, it's all so frightening. How can one be sure that there's hope for tomorrow? Come join Rebecca Jones as she presents "God's Deliverance and Provision," Wednesdays at 7 p.m., at The Lighthouse Church, 27225 Kaye Road, Laurel. Find out how the Bible can show you how to live and face hardships today. Pastor Timothy Jones provides kid's church for grades K-6, and a nursery is available. Call 875-7814.

Family Fun Day Harvest Christian Church will hold a Family Fun Day on Sunday, June 22. Harvest Theater presents: original dance to Casting Crowns song, "Set Me Free." Fun starts at 10:30 a.m., Join us for lunch and games immediately after service . Bring friends, family, towels and bathing suits for the kids. There will be a dunk tank, water slide, moon bounce, free give a-ways and lots of fun. For more information email: