Church News
Thursday, July 30, 2009
Macedonia A.M.E. Church Summer schedule for Macedonia A.M.E. Church: 9 a.m. church school; 10 a.m. worship service. All denominations welcome. The Rev. Dania R. Griffin is Pastor. Church is located at 431 North St., Seaford. Call 629-3116 for more information.

Bethel Charge VBS Bethel Charge will hold their Vacation Bible School Aug. 3 through Aug. 7. It will be held at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church located on Seaford-Laurel highway from 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. The theme this year is Crocodile Dock. Bethel charge consist of three churches which are Portsville, Mt. Zion & Sailor's Bethel. If interested and first time visitor, pre-register by calling 875-2713.

Gospel group performs The "Sounds of Joy" a local gospel group will be appearing at First Baptist Church, 501 Bi-State Blvd., in Delmar, Md. on Sunday, Aug. 9, at 6 p.m. Come enjoy an evening of gospel music and great fellowship. For more information, call the church at 410-896-3284.

Rainbow Rally & Joyfest Rainbow Rally & Joyfest featuring a variety of soloists, local choirs, and praise dancers. Everyone is welcome - A free will offering will be taken. It will be held at the Eastern Shore Campgrounds, 14192 Cokesbury Road, Gergetown, (near Middleford), on Sunday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m. Attire: Colors of the Rainbow. Host church: Booker Street Church of God, Pastor: Bishop Marvin Morris. Call Sister Peggy at 856-3404; Sister Marlene at 684-0370 or the church at 856-9097 for more information.

VBS for mentally challenged Christ Lutheran Church, 315 N. Shipley St., Seaford, will host Vacation Bible School on Aug. 10-15 for mentally challenged youth and adults. Our theme is "God's Always Doing Great And Wonderful Things." We will serve a light dinner from 6-6:30 p.m. Class is from 6:30-8 p.m. Come and build a relationship with God through His Son Jesus Christ. Bible stories will be told by a storyteller, puppets, music, games and crafts. Come join the fun and bring a friend. For further information, call Leona at 629-2770 or Donna at 629-4183 before Aug. 3.

Anti-Alcohol & Drug tent services Booker Street Church of God, Georgetown, holds 16th annual Anti-Alcohol & Drug tent services, Aug. 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, at 7 p.m. nightly, and 11:30 and 5 p.m. Sunday. Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you. Luke 10:19 Tuesday, Aug. 11: Apostle Ivory Hopkins, Pilgrims Ministry of Deliverance, Georgetown. Wednesday, Aug. 12 - Tag Team - The Rev. Tony Neal, Minister Dolly Morris, Booker Street Church of God, Georgetown. Thursday, Aug. 13 - Bishop Jamie Hazzard, welcome full Gospel Holiness Church; Slaughter Neck, Del Saturday, Aug. 15 - Annual Community Anti-Drug March & Rally begins 11 a.m.; The Rev. Anthony Cannon, Dominion Church of Delaware, Georgetown. Youth Explosion. The march will begin at 11 a.m. from the grounds of the Booker Street Church of God, located on Booker Street near the Richard Allen School. Participants will carry signs and spread their anti-drug messages through the streets of Georgetown. The march will return to the church grounds, where Fun Day activities will be held from noon to 4 p.m. There will be games, food, a dunking booth, moon bounce, train rides, drill teams, creative dance teams and more. Everlasting Hope Ministries will provide free t-shirts. Sunday, Aug. 16, 11:30 a.m. - Pastor Marvin Morris, Booker Street Church of God, Georgetown. At 5 p.m., Pastor Arlene Taylor, Chosen Generation, Grasonville, Md. Sponsored by the Rev. Tony Neal, Booker Street Church of God, Bishop Marvin Morris, Pastor. For more information, Contact the Rev. Tony Neal at 856-9097 or 854-6692.

Gospel Cafe The Gospel Cafe will be held at Georgia House; with catering by Georgia House, Saturday, Aug. 1, at 6 p.m. Singers will be Pastor Joe Lecates, Pastor Ron Craig and wife Debbie, Sam Hearn and Don White. Any questions call Bruce & Nancy Willey at 875-5539.

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

Vacation Bible School Join the fun at "Water Works Park," a vacation Bible School, at Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, corner of Rt. 13 N and Dorothy Road, on Aug. 12, 13, and 14 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Free Community Luncheon Laurel Baptist Church will be hosting a Free Community Luncheon (hot dogs, corn-on-the-cob, salad & dessert), from noon to 2 p.m., on Saturday, Aug. 15. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Blvd. (west side of 13A, approximately 2 miles south of town). Any questions, call Shirley at 875-2314.

Vacation Bible School planned St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Laurel will host Vacation Bible School (VBS) on Aug. 5, 6, and 7, with registration on Aug. 4. VBS, which will be held from 7 to 9 p.m., is for children ages 4 to 13. An adult class will also be offered. The theme is Wildwood Forest. St. Paul's is located just east of US 13 on Old Stage Road. For more information, contact Joanne Hamilton at 846-2425 or Pastor Murray at 856-6107.

VBS at Christ Church Christ Evangelistic Church will hold Vacation Bible School, Crocodile Dock, Aug. 17-21 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The church is located at 9802 Camp Road in Laurel. Pre-registration is helpful. Transportation is available to some local communities. For more information, call Mrs. Niblett at 875-4299 or the church office at 875-2915 (leave a message for a return call).

Benefit Gospel Concert Benefit Gospel Concert for St. George's United Methodist Church, 34894 St. George's Road, Delmar, Del. M.C. and performer, Joe Dawson "Music Ministries," also featuring "God's Country Crossroads," "Good News Tour Ministries," "Crossroad Christian Band" (Contemporary youth group), on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 5 p.m. till 9 p.m. Admission is free - A love offering will be taken. Food and refreshments will be for sale. Bring a lawn chair. For more information call 875-2273 or 875-0449.

Old Christ Church offers services Old Christ Church services will continue through the first Sunday in October. Services begin at 9:30 a.m. with the exception of the Blessing of the Animals at 4 p.m. This year, the SPCA will join in the Blessing of the Animals and all donations will benefit the SPCA. All services will be led by the Rev. Blanche Powell and Ken Athey. Music will be provided by Janet Jones. Old Christ Church is 237 years old and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The church is unique in that it's never been altered from its original condition. For information or directions, call 228-6097.