Church News
Thursday, September 25, 2008
United Faith Men's Day United Faith Believers Ministries, 10771 N. Plaza Road, Laurel, Annual Men's Day Celebration Sunday, Oct. 5, at 4 p.m. Guest preacher will be Evangelist Frank Gibbs of Calvary Pentcostal Church of Bishopville, MD. For details contact the church at 875-4285 or email

Fall Fest 2008 The Lighthouse Church, 27225 Kaye Road, Laurel, will be holding Fall Fest 2008 on Saturday, Sept. 27, from noon to 3 p.m. There will be appearances by The State Police car, "Sgt. Dan," The Blades Fire Company, as well as Bear Hugs for Kids. There will also be bouncy rides, pony rides, hay rides, games, prizes, hot dogs, chips and soda. Christine O'Donnell, Republican candidate for US Senate, will also make an appearance. Everything is free. For more information call The Lighthouse Church at 875-7814.

Luncheon and yard sale Wheatley's Community Hall will be the location of a luncheon and yard sale, Saturday, Sept. 27, beginning at 11 a.m. The hall is located at the intersection of Wheatley Church Road and Sharptown Road near Galestown, Md. Oyster sandwiches, baked goods, hamburgers, hot dogs and homemade soup will be sold. Vendor spaces are available outside. For additional information contact Beverly Wheatley at 410-883-3246 or Deborah Patey at 410-860-2475.

Centenary Church dinner Centenary UMC Women will be sponsoring an all-you-can-eat Chicken and Dumpling Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 4 - 7 p.m. in the dining hall. Adults $10 and children 6-12, $5; no cost for children under 6 years of age. Sweets are also available. Centenary United Methodist Church is located at the corners of Market and Poplar streets in Laurel.

Christmas bazaar Christ Lutheran Church, 315 N. Shipley St., Seaford, Christmas bazaar, Saturday, Sept. 27, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Gospel music services St. Paul's UMC will begin its 13th season of Sunday evening gospel music services. On September 28 at 7 p.m. the popular Renunion Quartet will mark the beginning of this season. Don Murray and friends will start at 6:15 p.m. For details call 875-7900.

St. George's Gospel Concert A Gospel Concert will be held at St. George's United Methodist Church in Laurel, on Sunday, Oct. 5, at 6 p.m. Music will be presented by Joe Dawson "Music Ministry." Refreshments follow. For more information call 875-2273.

Christ Lutheran Concert A concert will be held on Sunday, Oct. 5, at 6:30 p.m., at Christ Lutheran Sanctuary, 315 N. Shipley St., Seaford, featuring the River of Life Praise Team, the Christ Lutheran Junior Praise Team, the Christ Lutheran Choir, John O'Day, Amanda Jones, and the Church on Fire Youth Drama Team. A love offering will be taken to benefit the Christ Lutheran Music Ministry. Call Maureen at 628-1946.

Concord 87th Reunion Sons, Daughters & Friends of Concord 87th Reunion will take place on Saturday, Oct. 18. Beginning at 2 p.m. at Concord United Methodist Church, there will be a fellowship, a dedication, and memorial service to honor those Sons, Daughters & Friends of Concord who have passed away since last year's reunion. The Rev. Diane E. Melson will deliver a brief message and guests will be entertained with special music by vocalist Mikki Madden. A chicken and dumpling dinner will follow at 4 p.m. at the community house. The public is invited to the dinner. Cost is $8 per adult, $4 for children ages 6-12, ages 5 and under are free, take-outs are $9. The church will be open for visitors to see items of historical interest to the neighborhood and church and commemorative items such as Christmas ornaments, crocks, pen and ink prints, (all depicting the church) and bricks will be for sale. Additional information can be obtained by contacting president Frances Givens at 629-2659 or secretary, Judy Kohlenberg at 629-0687.

The No Name Band The No Name Band will be at Union United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, Laws Street, Bridgeville, on Friday, Sept. 26, at 7:30 p.m. For further information contact Everett Warrington at 337-7198.

Mt. Olivet Preschool openings Mt. Olivet Preschool has added another three-year-old class to its program. There are limited openings in the three and four-year-old classes. Call Linda Stephenson at 629-2786 for details.