Church News
Thursday, October 02, 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 call 875-4285 or email

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. Centenary United Methodist Church is located at the corners of Market and Poplar streets in Laurel.

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." For details call 875-2273.

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 there will be bricks for sale. For details contact Frances Givens at 629-2659 or Judy Kohlenberg at 629-0687.

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. 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.

A Night of Gospel Music Victory Junction and Joe Dawson host "A Night of Gospel Music," Oct. 4, 6-9 p.m. Guests will be Pam Rush w/McKenzie George, Jimmy Holston, John O'Day, and God's Country Crossroads. Speaker will be Pastor Major Bailey, Millsboro VFW. For information call 302-934-6995.

Asbury Homecoming Asbury United Methodist Church, located on Rt. 9, Countyseat Highway, near Sussex Tech, will celebrate Homecoming on Oct. 5 with two services. Pastor Paul Isaacs will speak during the 9:15 a.m. worship service which will include World Wide Communion. The 2 p.m. Homecoming Service will feature the Rev. Barbara Wilson, Chaplain at the Methodist Manor House with John O'Day providing the special music. A meal will follow the service.

125th Anniversary Everyone is invited to the First Baptist Church of Delmar, at 501 Bi-State Boulevard on Oct. 5, as we celebrate the 125th anniversary of our church,. A Worship, Praise and Song Service will be held from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. followed by a covered dish dinner. Bring a dish and join us in a time of Christian Fellowship. At 2 p.m., a tour of the old church located on State Street. There will also be a mini-concert with Cynthia Holloway. At 3:15 p.m. there will be an ice cream social.

Annual Women's Day The Seaford Clarence Street Church of God will host its Annual Women's Day on Sunday, Oct. 5. The morning service will begin at 11 a.m. with guest speaker Min. Janice Hill of Harvest Temple Church of God in Forestville, Md. The 5 p.m. platform service will feature local ministers Quinesha Cannon, Olivia Bivens and Alice Ellis of the Clarence Street Church of God. For details call 629-9443.

Steward Day Liberating Power AME Zion Church, Bridgeville, will celebrate Stewards Day, Sunday, Oct. 12, at 4 p.m. All Stewards and well-wishers are invited to come and worship the Lord with us. Our guest preacher will be the Rev. Idola Batson and her congregation from Mt. Calvary AME Church in Concord. The Rev. R.J. Chandler will be host pastor. For details call 875-7438.

Bill & Karen Itzel in concert The Seaford Church of the Nazarene is hosting a concert featuring Bill and Karen Itzel on Sunday, Oct. 5 at 11a.m. Bill and Karen Itzel are dynamic vocalists and have a passion to share the message of Jesus Christ through music. The Seaford Church of the Nazarene is located at 520 South Dual Highway (Rt. 13 South across from IG Burton) in Seaford. For details call 629-3929.

Second Sunday prayer Open to all who would like to find a quiet place to pray. No church membership required. Oct. 12 at 4 p.m. Seaford Presbyterian Church, 701 Bridgeville Hwy. For details call 629-9077.

Spaghetti dinner On Saturday, Oct. 11, from 5-7 p.m., Gethsemane United Methodist Church's Bible Sunday School class will hold an Italian Spaghetti Gala Night. Marinara, meat sauce, garlic bread, salads and desserts will be served. The church is located in Reliance.

Cokesbury Homecoming Cokesbury United Methodist Church (near Reliance) will have its Homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2 p.m. Speaker will be William Wheatley, and special music. Dinner will follow service.

Night at Pizzaria Mt. Pleasant Night at Laurel Pizzaria will be Tuesday, Oct. 14, from 6 until 9 p.m. Order from the menu, pay your bill, present coupon to your server and Laurel Pizzaria will donate 10% of your bill to Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Women for renovations in the church basement. Get your coupon by calling 875-5009 or 875-3728.

Missions Conference 2008 "Our Torch to Carry; God's World to Win," at Calvary Baptist Church, 22860 S. DuPont Boulevard, Georgetown, 856-3773. Our guest missionaries are: Steve and Janet Rutledge serving under Baptist Mid-Missions on the Jewish Outreach Team in North America; Travis and Becky Gravely serving under Baptist Mid-Missions to North West Romania and Mike and Renee Skibinski serving under ABWE to Cape Verde Africa. The conference kicks off on Sunday, Oct. 19 at 10:30 a.m., worship; and an evening service at 6 p.m.; continuing Monday through Wednesday, Oct. 20-22, at 7 p.m. each evening.