Church News
Thursday, February 26, 2009
Macedonia AME gala Macedonia AME Church of 431 North St., Seaford, is sponsoring an "Evening of Elegance" Gala on Saturday, March 14, at the Seaford Fire Hall, from 6 to 10 p.m. There will be Gospel Jazz, and Liturgical Dance. Recording artists, Tony Smith & Band of Hewitt, N.J.; and Darryl Anderson of Bronx, N.Y., will be there. Cost is a donation of $35. For more information call Tanya Ricketts, 629-5144; Edwina Barnes, 249-4390; or Rose Poole 629-9322.

St. Luke's holds Bible study Janet Hubbard of St. Luke's Episcopal Church will be coordinating a Bible study of the book of Esther. The group will meet in St. Luke's Parish House. Additional information can be obtained by calling Janet at 628-0417.

Gospel Café February events Centenary United Methodist Church, corner of Poplar and Market streets, Laurel, holds its Gospel Café every Saturday night, 6 to 9 p.m., featuring Bruce and Nancy Willey Music Ministry, with live Christian music, fellowship and refreshments. Saturday, Feb. 28, Don White, Amanda Jones, and Frank Silva. For more information contact Bruce & Nancy Willey at 875-5539 or 875-7339.

Pancake supper All-you-can-eat pancake supper will be held at the Seaford Presbyterian Church, at 701 Bridgeville Highway, March 1, 5:30 p.m. Adults $3, children $1. Call 629-9077 for questions.

The Kingsmen Quartet One of gospel music's most predominate quartets will be performing at Laurel Wesleyan Church on Saturday, Feb. 28, at 6:30 p.m. The Kingsmen have won four Dove Awards and Grammy nominations. Come and be uplifted and encouraged. Admission is free; a love offering will be received. Laurel Wesleyan Church is located 1Ú2 mile north of Laurel on Alt 13. For more information call the office at 875-5380

Gospel concert A gospel concert is being held at St. George's United Methodist Church in Laurel on Sunday, March, 8 at 6:30 p.m. Music will be presented by "Reunion" group from Princess Ann area. Directions: Alt. 13 south Laurel towards Delmar. Turn right on St. George's Road or Bacon Road, follow to church. For more information call 875-2273.

St. George's U.M.C. luncheon A luncheon will be held Saturday, March 7 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., at St. George's United Methodist Church on St. George's Road between Delmar and Laurel on St. George's Road. Menu includes: oyster, chicken salad and hot dog sandwiches; crab soup and vegetable soup; peas and dumplings; desserts and baked goods.

Mt. Calvary Joy Night You are invited to join us for our "100 Men in Black" service on Saturday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m. at Mt. Calvary A.M.E. Church, Concord. Sponsored by the men of Mt. Calvary A.M.E. Church. Pastor is the Rev. Idola J. Batson.

Lenten services The Greater Seaford Ministerium announces the following schedule for Lenten services. March 4 - Grace Baptist Church, 805 Atlanta Road, 629-8434
March 11 - Our Lady of Lourdes R.C. Church, 532 Stein Hwy, 629-3591
March 18 - Christ Lutheran Church, 315 North Shipley St., 629-9755
March 25 - Atlanta Road Alliance Church, 22625 Atlanta Rd., 629-7693
April 1 - St Luke's Episcopal Church, Front St., 629-7979
All services start at noon, and are 25 minutes in length, followed by a light luncheon at the host church.

Ninety & Nine dinner/meeting The Ninety & Nine extends an invitation to all women to join them for their annual dinner/meeting at the Cannon Mennonite Church in Bridgeville, on Monday March 9, at 6:30 p.m. Carol Lynch, wife of Dr. John Lynch, of Seaford, will be the featured speaker and singer. Carol is a registered Dental Hygienist as well as an AFAA Certified Fitness Profressional. She designs and teaches five multi-level fitness classes weekly at St. John's UMC in Seaford, where she and Jack attend church. Not only is Carol a soloist, choir member and Bible teacher, but she also serves in many other capacities at their church. You will not want to miss her share of how she incorporated her fitness program into a Christian ministry for the Lord. Her effervescent personality and message will inspire you to new heights. Reservations are necessary. Deadline is March 5. For more information call: Joyce Thomas at 629-2248, Michele Thompson at 877-0797, or Arvalene Moore at 875-4387.

Ash Wednesday The Ash Wednesday services at St. Luke's Episcopal Church will be at 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist service with imposition of ashes will be held at the Manor House on Middleford Road. At 7 p.m. there will be a Holy Eucharist service with imposition of ashes at St. Luke's Episcopal Church on Front Street. The Rev. Jeanne Kirby-Colodonato, rector of St. Luke's, will be the celebrant at both services.

Free Clothes Ministries On March 15, The Church of God and Saints of Christ will be giving clothes away from noon until 3 p.m,, at 10016 Concord Road, Seaford. For details call Sister Brown, 302-536-7348.

Missionary Evangelists Missionary Evangelists, Jonathan and Marcia Garlock will be ministering at The Delmar Church of God of Prophecy on March 4-8 at 7 p.m. and also March 8 at 11 a.m. The Garlocks whose home base is in rural northern Missouri have been married for 18 years. They have traveled in Missionary/Evangelist work for 13 of those years. The team has a camp-meeting style of preaching including a music ministry – both vocal and instrumental. Their many mission endeavors have taken them to 19 countries of the world. These include: Crusades in Russia (with tens of thousands of Bibles distributed), humanitarian/ missionary trips to Haiti, Ghana West Africa, and Mexico - most recently the dedication of a seven-story sanctuary in the People's Republic of China where more than 1700 were converted. Although a major thrust of their ministry is missions related, the majority of their time is spent in the lower 48 states as well as in the five provinces of eastern Canada. They minister in more than 300 services annually. Marcia and Jonathan Garlock are both ordained ministers. Come and enjoy the music and preaching of this dynamic team. The public is invited.

Handbell Concert at Grace Baptist Hear the Seaford Christian Academy Sound Waves Handbell Choir perform on Sunday, March 8 at 7 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church, 510 N. Main St., Hurlock, Md. Admission is free. For more information, contact Pastor David Talley at 410-943-3701 or visit

Spring revival The First Baptist Church of Seaford will host their annual Spring Revival Meeting with Evangelist Scott Sivinksty from March 1-4, 7 p.m. nightly. A special youth rally is planned for Thursday, March 5 at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Evangelist Sivinksty received his bachelor's degree in Bible from Bob Jones University and has since ministered as a youth pastor at Catawba Springs Christian Church in Apex, N.C. For more information, call 629-7161, ext. 116.