Church News
Thursday, March 04, 2010
Weekly Bible Study A weekly Bible study will be held every Wednesday night from 7:15-8:15 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express, Seaford, Rt. 13 South (next to Friendly's). Family oriented Bible lessons for all ages. Elder Cornell Johnson is Pastor. Call 628-0349 or 302-344-9672.

All Saints Episcopal Lenten programs A series of Wednesday evening Lenten programs will be held at All Saints Episcopal Church in Delmar. A short evening prayer at 6:15 p.m. begins the night, with a soup dinner at 6:30 and a half hour program starting at 7 p.m. March 10 - The Trinity March 17 - The Bible and the Incarnation March 24 - The Cross and Salvation. See where the two faiths overlap in beliefs and where they differ.

St. Philip's Lenten Studies St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 600 South Central Ave., Laurel, offers a Lenten study program and soup supper to be held in the Memorial Hall on Wednesdays during Lent. The Rev. Dr. Howard Backus, rector of St. Philip's, will conduct the special programs on March 10, 17 and 24. Soup and bread, provided by the parishioners, will be served at 6 p.m. followed by the study session. On Thursday, April 1, a Lenten service will be held.

Lenten fish dinners The Knights of Columbus, St. Molua Council #4075 will once again be offering their Lenten fish dinners at Our Lady of Lourdes church hall, at the rear of the church, 535 East Stein Hwy., Seaford. The dinners will be held every Friday during Lent through March 26. Serving times will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Adults $9; children $4. Proceeds benefit the St. Molua Council $4075 college scholarship fund and other church based activities.

Community Lenten Service The Bridgeville Charge will sponsor a Community Lenten Service at Williams Chapel Church in Bridgeville with an Ash Wednesday Service and ending Friday, April 2 with the Seven Last Words at Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church in Bridgeville. Sevenchurches from the surrounding Bridgeville area will participate.All services will be held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. March 10 - Grace and Mercy Ministries, Greenwood March 17 - Liberating Power AMEZ Church, Bridgeville March 24, - Victory Temple, Bridgeville March 31 - Divine Destiny Church of God, Bridgeville April 1 - Holy Thursday Foot Washing Service at Mt. Calvary UMC, Bridgeville April 2 - "Seven Last Words From the Cross Service" at Mt. Calvary UMC on Friday, April 2, at 7 p.m. For more information, call 542-5752.

Miami or Bust: Haiti Relief Effort The Laurel Nazarene Church would like to invite our community to join us in an effort to help the people of Haiti with their ongoing needs due to the recent earthquake. They will be loading a tractor-trailer full of supplies on March 20 to be driven to Miami, Fla., and shipped on to Haiti. You can obtain a list of items that are needed by calling the church office at 302-875-7873 or visiting the website at They are accepting gently used summer clothing as well.

Yard & bake sale A yard and bake sale will be held at the Seaford Presbyterian Church on March 13 from 7 a.m. until noon. This indoor basement sale will include miscellaneous personal and household items, collectibles, clothing, puzzles, toys and books. Delicious baked goods will also be available.

The church is at 701 Bridgeville Road, just north of the Seaford Army Reserve Center.

Woodland UMC dinner Woodland United Methodist Church's chicken and dumpling dinner will be held Saturday, March 20 at 6 p.m. Cost is $10, children 6-12 yrs are $4, 5 yrs. and under are free. The church is located 4.5 miles west of Seaford next to the Woodland Ferry house. No carry-outs. For additional information call 629-5404 or 629-4662.

Free soup and sandwiches New Zion United Methodist Church in Laurel offers free soup and sandwiches every Wednesday from noon to 2 p.m. For more information, contact Pastor Timothy Duffield Sr. at 875-0727.

Lenten services schedule TheGreater Seaford Ministerium announces the following schedule for the 2010 Lenten services. All services start at noon, are 25 minutes in length and are followed by a light luncheon at the host church.
  • Wednesday, March3- Grace Baptist Church
  • Wednesday, March10- Christ Lutheran Church
  • Wednesday, March 17- Gethsemane United Methodist Church
  • Wednesday, March 24- St. John's United Methodist Church

Kidstuf 103 at Alliance Church Atlanta Road Alliance Church in Seaford is offering Kidstuf 103 on Wednesday evenings. Kidstuf is a program designed for children and parents to attend together. Each month features a differentBiblical virtue using music, drama, a storyteller and games. A light supper is served at 6:15 p.m., followed by the program at 6:45 p.m. Kidstuf is designed for kindergarten through 6th grade; however, parents are welcome to bring their preschoolers with them. Registration isfree. No drop-offs. For more information, call 629-5600 or visit

St. Luke's Newsletter St. Luke's Episcopal Church offers its newsletter on line and also, via e-mail. Our "Luke's Letter" is published approximately once a month and will be available on our website You can also join our e-mail list if you send a request to St. Luke's services are Sunday, Holy Eucharist at 9 a.m., and Thursday evenings, Holy Eucharist and Healing at 6 p.m. The Rev. Jeanne Kirby-Coladonato is the Rector/Pastor.

Seaford Mayor's Prayer Breakfast The Seaford Mayor's Prayer Breakfast honoring Mayor Ed Butler will be held at 7 a.m. on Friday, March 19, at the Seaford Fire Hall. The breakfast buffet begins at 6:45 a.m. Master of Ceremonies will be John Hollis. Guest speaker will be Pastor Jack Savage, the retired Christian bookseller of Jack's Religious Gift Shop in Salisbury. As a senior in high school in 1959, Jack started his lifelong business of selling Bibles, music, books and other religious items needed by the church and Christian families. Jack's Religious Gift Shop closed on Jan. 16. Through theChristian Booksellers Association,Jack and his wife, Ruth Ann, traveled to many countries to witness, teach workshops and perform other outreach endeavors.