Church News
Thursday, April 23, 2009
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.

No Name Band The No Name Band will be at Grace United Methodist Church Hall, Georgetown, on Friday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m. For further information, contact Everett Warrington at 337-7198.

Mt. Calvary Community Breakfast Mt. Calvary AME Church, Concord, is sponsoring a free community breakfast on Saturday, April 25, beginning at 7 a.m. Sponsored by the Ministry of Help. The Rev. Idola W. Batson is Pastor.

Old Paths Church of Christ The Old Paths Church of Christ, of Georgetown, will be promoting a missions program to serve the community at the Peebles Department Store in Seaford, this Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The church currently provides free clothing and various household items to the needy every fourth Saturday of each month, from 9 a.m. to noon. The church is located on Rt. 113 and Redden Road, just north of Georgetown. The church is also sponsoring a youth program called Bible Bowl. Participants memorize scripture and compete, rapid question style, against other churches from the Delmarva area. Their upcoming national meet is located at Indianapolis in July. A fund raising campaign is underway. To donate items to the "Storehouse" or financial assistance toward "Bible Bowl," call preacher Frank Goehringer at 381-5033.

Christ Church of New Hope meets Christ Church of New Hope, Bridgeville, will meet Sunday, April 26, at Jimmy's Grill Banquet Hall, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. This is a non-denominational Church. Pastor is Johnny Herbet.

Spaghetti dinner An all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner will be served by the Centenary Promise Keepers for the College Scholarship Fund. It will be held at Centenary United Methodist Church, Laurel, on Saturday, May 2, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Cost is adults, $6; children, 6-12 years, $3; less than 6 are free.

Benefit for needy Bethel Worship Center, Rt. 13, 1-1/2 miles North of Wal-Mart, on Ginger Lane - across from Burton's Chrysler, Seaford, will hold a Yard & Bake Sale Benefit for Needy Families on Saturday, May 2, from 7 a.m. till? There will be scrapple sandwiches, hot-dogs and drinks available. For more information call 349-9505 or 629-9682.

Gospel Concert St. George's United Methodist Church of Laurel, will have a gospel concert presenting Phil Davis, "Sinners Saved by Grace Ministries" on Sunday, May 3 at 6:30 p.m. Directions: Alt. 13 south Laurel towards Delmar. Turn right on St. George's Road and follow to church. For more information, call 875-2273.

Gospel Hymn Sing at Trinity Trinity United Methodist Church in Laurel will host a Gospel Hymn Sing on Friday, May 1. All 4 Him, King's Ambassadors and Jerry Jones will bring their talents to the stage. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and food will be available for purchase. The concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. and a love offering will be taken. For more information, call 875-7715.

Bridgeville Prayer Breakfast The Kiwanis Club of Bridgeville will hold its 18th annual Community Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, May 2, at 8 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Union United Methodist Church, Bridgeville. The program includes special music by Jeff and Jeanine Scott and the Delaware Teen Challenge Choir. Special guest speaker is Robert M. Carey, executive director of Delaware Teen Challenge. A buffet breakfast will be served. Tickets can be purchased for $10 from Kiwanians or may be purchased at the door. Organizations and groups may sponsor a table. For more information, call 302-337-7070.

The Sounds of Joy St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Laurel will host an evening of gospel music featuring "The Sounds of Joy" on April 26 at 7 p.m. Don Murray and friends will begin at 6:15 p.m. St. Paul's is located on Old Stage Road, just east of Route 13. For more information, call 856-6107 or 875-7900.

Yard sale for daycare On Saturday, May 2, The Lighted Pathway Daycare, located at the Church of God in Seaford, will host a yard sale from 6 a.m. to noon to raise money for two preschool classes and a school age class. The group is a non-profit daycare and 100% of the proceeds will go directly back into the classrooms for new toys, games, science and art activities and items on wish lists. The following donations are being accepted: items to sell at the yard sale; toys, games and books to use in the classroom; clothes to stock the closet for needy families; monetary donations; and baked goods. Area businesses may get involved by donating gift certificates that can be auctioned or sold, or used to purchase items for the classrooms. All donations may be dropped off at the daycare, or mailed to: 425 E Stein Hwy. Seaford, DE 19973.

Prayer Breakfast Tickets are now on sale for the 32nd annual Sussex County Prayer Breakfast, to be held Friday, May 15, with Debra Puglisi Sharp as this year's guest speaker. The victim of a violent crime now turned motivational speaker, the Delaware resident will talk about summoning the courage to survive a traumatic event. Joining Ms. Puglisi Sharp as this year's musical entertainment will be the award-winning Gold Heart bluegrass band. While seating is limited, tickets are still available for the Prayer Breakfast. Tickets are $12 per person, and are available on a first-come-first-served basis. For tickets or more information, call 855-7743.

Dedication Service Christ Lutheran Church, 315 Shipley St., Seaford, is having a dedication service to dedicate the new addition of the Narthex and Fellowship Hall on Sunday, April 26, at 4 p.m. Its purpose is to facilitate expanding our ministry in the community. Everyone is invited to attend.

Community Prayer Breakfast 17th Annual Community Prayer Breakfast sponsored by the Delmar Kiwanis Club will be held at St. Stephen's United Methodist Church on Saturday, May 9, at 9 a.m. Cost is $4 per person. Everyone is invited. For tickets or information, call: Jack Lynch at 410-896-9067, George Jett at 410-860-4831, or Pete Overbaugh, 410-896-375.

Leader training On May 16, Union United Methodist Church, 2 N. Laws St., Bridgeville, will be hosting Life Group Leader Training conducted by Crown Financial Ministries. Once trained, Life Group Leaders are able to lead Bible studies based on "Your Money Counts" curriculum developed by Crown. Potential participants will have to register at, and pay for leader materials. The cost is $88. The training will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and lunch will be provided. All area churches are welcome and encouraged to participate. Register by April 30, at For more information contact Tom Carey at 229-8133.

All Walks of Life events All Walks of Life Outreach Ministries in Laurel has planned a Pastor Aide Service on Sunday, April 26 at 4 p.m. Pastor Carol Hopkins of Victory in Grace Tabernacle will be the guest preacher. For more information, call 875-7772.

Ladies Day Come join your sisters for Ladies Day at the Laurel Church of Christ, Saturday, May 2, registration is from 9-9:45 a.m. Ladies Day begins at 9:45 a.m.-2 p.m. (Lunch provided). "Open Your Heart" with Melissa Lester, contributing editor to "Christian Woman" magazine; author of "Giving for All It's Worth;" and contributor to "Woman to Woman." Call or e-mail to RSVP to Marti Drucker, 302-280-6036, or The Laurel Church of Christ is located at 1010 So. Central Ave., Laurel.

Arabic ministry A weekly Sunday meeting for Arabic-speaking Christians will be held at Atlanta Road Alliance Church in Seaford beginning Sunday, May 3, at 12:30 p.m. For more information, call Pastor Gorgui at 629-5600, ext. 14, or email