Church News
Thursday, December 04, 2008
 
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.

Christmas musical The Children at Laurel Wesleyan Church invite you to a Christmas musical about the best gift at Christmas. Join us Saturday, Dec. 6, at 6 p.m. or Sunday, Dec. 7, at 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Nursery will be provided. Laurel Wesleyan Church is located north of Laurel on Rt. 13A. For more information call 875-5380.

Sound Waves Handbell Choir The Sound Waves Handbell Choir of Seaford Christian Academy will be performing for the Seaford Historical Society's, "A Victorian Christmas" at the Ross Mansion in Seaford, on Sunday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come out to enjoy this special Christmas celebration.

Open House Christ the Cornerstone Community Church open house, Dec. 6, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Come see what we have to offer and bring the kids. There is a shop for the parents and a shop for the young ones to purchase gifts for family and friends at a price they can afford and we will even help them wrap their gifts to keep them a secret until Christmas. You can even purchase a light lunch to keep you going. Ms. Santa will be available to tell a story at 11 a.m. and give the little ones a candy cane. The church is located on the corner of Bethel Road and 13A . Call 875-8150 for more information.

Fall fundraiser begins Christ the Cornerstone Community Church is starting its fall fundraiser. A selection of crafts, gifts, and decorations available until Dec. 15. To view these items, stop by the church, or call 875-8150 for time availability. Church is located at the corner of Seaford Road and Bethel Road, Laurel.

Charlie Zahm concert Community Lutheran Church is privileged to have Celtic Singer, Charlie Zahm perform in its annual Christmas concert for the community. The concert is Sunday, Dec. 7, at 4 p.m. in the fellowship hall. The concert is free but donations will be accepted. He will be joined by the outstanding church choir in several musical numbers. Charlie Zahm is one of the most popular soloists at Celtic music festivals, Maritime and early American music events anywhere east of the Mississippi. Clips of all of Charlie's recorded songs can be heard at www.charliezahm.com. Community Lutheran is located south of Dagsboro at the blinking light on Rt. 20 and Omar Road. Any questions, call 644-0256, or visit www.clc19945.org. You may also contact the Livingstons at 629-2201 for details. Open house Christ the Cornerstone Community Church will hold an open house on Saturday, Dec. 6, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.There is a gift shop for the parents to browse through. Santa is setting up a craft table so visitors can have a decoration made by their little boy or girl. There is a shop for the young ones to purchase gifts for family and friends at a price they can afford, between 50 cents and $5. Members will even help them wrap their gifts to keep them a secret until Christmas. A light lunch can be purchased. Mrs. Santa will be available to tell a story at 11 a.m. and give the little ones a candy cane. The church is located on the corner of Bethel Road and 13A. The little white church with Thee Wedding Chapel. Phone 875-8150. The building once was a pickle factory. Stop by to see the church even if you don't want to shop.

Gospel Café Centenary United Methodist Church, located on the corner of Poplar & Market streets, Laurel, holds its Gospel Café every Saturday night from 6 to 9 p.m., Featuring: Bruce & Nancy Willey Music Ministry - Live Christian Music - Fellowship - Refreshments. Saturday, Dec. 6 - Kaila Clucas, Milton Foskey, Ashley Yoder.
Saturday, Dec. 13 - Amanda Jones, Bill Primose, Josh Palmer, Ray & Trevar Marine, Dan Welch.
Saturday, Dec. 20 - Paul & Crystal Grandell, Frank Silva, Cassandra Abbott, Kaila Clucas, ALL-4-HIM.
Everyone is invited to attend (Come as you are.) For more information, contact Bruce & Nancy Willey at 875-5539, or 875-7339.

Living nativity Conley's United Methodist Church in Angola will present its living nativity on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 12, 13 and 14. It will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The Sunday evening presentation will be in both Spanish and English. Admission is free, and there will be ample free parking. Golf carts to help the handicapped will be available each night. All donations of cash and canned goods go to local charities. The living nativity is located at 33104 Jolyns Way off Camp Arrowhead Road. This is a half-mile from Peddler's Village shopping center on Rt. 24. Signs will direct you to the parking area. The church's phone number is 302-945-1881.

Jazz/Gospel gala Macedonia's men sponsoring "Holiday Jazz/Gospel & Christmas Gala," on Saturday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m., at St. Luke's Parish Hall - tickets $20. It will feature Ernest Greene & Born Again Ensemble of Felton, with Creative Movement by Joshua's Crew of Clarence Street COG. Benefits Ministry, scholarships and holiday baskets. For information contact Brother Bruce Ricketts 302-448-1097 or men of Macedonia. Macedonia AME Church is located at 431 North Street, Seaford. The Rev. Dania R. Griffin is Pastor and the Rev. Zakiya Griffin is Asst. Pastor

Christmas party Seaford Church of the Nazarene is hosting a children's Christmas party on Saturday, Dec. 13, 3-5 p.m. There will be complimentary pictures with Santa, singing, games and holiday refreshments. Everything is free. Everyone is welcome. We are located at 520 South Dual Hwy. in Seaford. For more information call 629-3929 or 381-6514.

Hymn sing Galestown UMC will hold their annual winter hymn sing on Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. Featuring guest gospel singers Pastor J.R. Mayle, C. Bud Scott and Ray and Trevor Marine. Buffett style hot dinner served at the community center. Call 410-883-3046 for details.

Memorial Prayer Service Memorial Second Sunday Prayer Service will be held on Dec. 14, 4 p.m. As we approach the holidays, it is good to remember those we have lost. Feel free to join us at 701 Bridgeville Hwy., 629-9077.

'The Not-So-Silent Night' The Atlanta Road Alliance Church youth will present a Christmas pageant entitled "The Not-So-Silent Night" on Sunday, Dec.14, at 7 p.m.Ê Three young shepherds joyfully shout God's praises after visiting the baby Jesus and find themselves on trial for "disturbing the peace." Join them in a Bethlehem courtroom for a rib-tickling trial and a surprising verdict. The Atlanta Road Alliance Church is located at 22625 Atlanta Road, approximately 1-1/2 miles north of Stein Highway. For more information, call 629-5600.

'The Wonder of Christmas' The choir of the Atlanta Road Alliance Church will present a musical celebration, "The Wonder of Christmas", on Friday, Dec. 19, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 21, at 7 p.m. The title encapsulates many emotions, memories and truths about this amazing event, and the collection of contemporary songs and traditional Christmas carols reminds us of the majesty of the Savior's birth. The Atlanta Road Alliance Church is located at 22625 Atlanta Road, in Seaford, approximately 1-1/2 miles north of Stein Highway. For more information about this free concert, call 629-5600.

'Be Not Afraid' Laurel Baptist Church invites you and your family to their Christmas presentation of the play, "Be Not Afraid" on Sunday evening, Dec. 21, at 7 p.m. The church is located on the 33506 Bi-State Boulevard, west side of 13A, approximately 2 miles south of town. Any questions, call Shirley at 875-2314.

Candlelight service Laurel Baptist Church will be hosting a Christmas Eve candlelight service at 8 p.m. Everyone is invited. The church is located at 33506 Bi-State Boulevard, west side of 13A, approximately 2 miles south of town. Any questions, call Shirley at 875-2314.

Christmas evening service A Christmas evening service with the Rev. Dan Walker and Everett Warrington providing music will be held at Wheatley's United Methodist Church, on Sunday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m. The church is located on Wheatley Church Road, at the intersection with the Sharptown Road (MD313) between Sharptown and Eldorado, Md. Call Beverly Wheatley at 410-883-3246.

A Watchnight Celebration Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church, 28 Church Street, Bridgeville invites you to join the Bridgeville Charge as they say goodbye to 2008 and welcome to 2009 at 10 p.m. on Dec. 31. They will be celebrating with prayer, praise, singing, preaching and worship. Refreshments will be served after the service. There will be a free will offering. The special guests will be the "Watson Four Gospel Singers" of Salisbury Md. The Watson Four Gospel Singers have appeared on the Bobby Jones Gospel Show, have performed with such artists as Aretha Franklin, the late James Cleveland, the Harmonizing Four, the Dixie Hummingbirds, the Williams Brothers, the Mighty Clouds of Joy, Canton Spirituals and many others. They have also been recognized by Simply Gospel Music Newsletter and the Gospel Truth Magazine. For more information call 302-542-5752. The Rev. Baron N. Hopkins Sr, is the Pastor.