Church News
Thursday, April 01, 2010
Concord UMC Easter services ConcordUnited Methodist ChurchEasterservices include a Good Friday service at 7 p.m. Friday, April 2;Easter Sunrise service, 6:30 a.m., Sunday, April 4,followed by breakfast, and Traditional Easter service with communion at 9 a.m. Sunday, April 4.Everyone is welcome. The church is located at 25322 Church Road (Route 20A, off Concord Road), near Seaford. For more information, call Pastor Diane E. Melson at 628-8114.

Celebration of the Resurrection A Celebration of the Resurrection will be held at 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 4, at Seaford Presbyterian Church located at 701 Bridgeville Highway. Brunch begins at 9 a.m. followed by the worship celebration at 10 a.m. Child care provided. All are welcome. For more information, call 629-9077.

Maundy Thursday Seaford Presbyterian Church will hold Maundy Thursday services tonight, April 1, at 7 p.m. Members of the community are invited to worship with music, meditation and holy communion. The church is located at 701 Bridgeville Road, just north of the Army Reserve Center.

Woodland Methodist Church Services Woodland Methodist Church will hold several activities for the Easter season. All are welcome for each event. On Maundy Thursday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. will be the drama "Women at the Table" and communion. There will be an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 3, at 1 p.m. for children up to 12 years old, with prizes and refreshments. The Easter Cantada and service will be held on Sunday, April 4, at 9 a.m. The church is located 4.5 miles west of Seaford next to the Woodland Ferry House. For additional information, call 629-5404 or 629-8775.

Good Friday Service Victory Tabernacle Church of God on Seaford-Laurel Highway, will have a special service on Good Friday from noon to 1 p.m., with the Rev. Raymond Crowley from Chincoteague, Va., as the featured speaker. For more information, call 875-2805.

The Ark Good Friday service Seaford Wesleyan Church, "The Ark," will be holding a Good Friday service from 12 noon till 1 p.m. on Friday, April 2. For information, call 628-1020.

Booker Street Church of God Booker Street Church of God in Georgetown, will be hosting 2010 Pastor's Appreciation Week on April 6-11. The host pastor is Bishop Marvin Morris. Call 856-3404 or 856-9097 for more information.

Women's Day at Gethsemane UMC Women's Day will be held on April 17 from 9 a.m. until noon at Gethsemane United Methodist Church. This year's theme is "Thank You for a Being a Friend." Call 629-2862 to register by April 12. Cost is $5 per person which includes lunch. Family and Friends Day Clarence Street Church of God, Seaford, will be celebrating "Family and Friends Day" on Saturday, April 17, at 6 p.m. Elder Willie Williams of Glassboro, N.J., will be the guest minister. Special honoree is Rita Williams Boardly. For more information, call 629-9443.

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. All services will be held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. April 2 - "Seven Last Words From the Cross Service" at Mt. Calvary UMC. For more information, call 542-5752.

LMA Good Friday Service The Laurel Ministerial Association will hold a community Good Friday Service at Christ UMC on Central Avenue in Laurel, on April 2, at 7 p.m. Ministers of different denominations and churches will participate. The LMA will also hold a Cross Walk through downtown Laurel starting at noon on Good Friday.

Gospel concert A gospel concert featuring Lights of Home, All 4 Him, Amy Holloway Stark, Jennifer Kimbell and Phil Davis will be held on Saturday, April 10, at Sam Yoder's Farm in Houston. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 and food will be available for purchase. For more information and tickets, call 629-4535 or 228-2825. All proceeds benefit Joshua House Ministries.

Easter activities at Trinity UMC Trinity UMC on Phillips Hill Road in Laurel will hold many free activities for the Lenten/Easter season. All are welcome to every event. Thursday, April 1: Maundy Thursday Service, 7 p.m. Sunday, April 4: Sunrise Service, 6:30 a.m., Easter Cantata Service, 10 a.m.

Laurel Wesleyan Special Services The Laurel Wesleyan Church invites you to experience Easter with them. On Good Friday, April 2, at 7 p.m. there will be a special music, drama and communion service focusing on remembering what Christ has done. On Easter Sunday, April 4, at 9 and 10:45 a.m., the service will also feature special music and drama. The church is locted at 30186 Seaford Road (Alt. 13). For more information, call 875-5380 or visit

Spring hymn sing The annual Spring Hymn Sing will be held at Galestown U.M.C. on April 11 at 2 p.m. Special music will be provided by Sacred Sounds. A buffet style dinner will be served immediately after the service at the community center.

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. Easter services at St. Luke's St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Seaford will prepare for Easter Day with several special services. Everyone is invited to attend. Friday, April 2 - Good Friday Liturgy, noon, includes the Passion Gospel and communion from the reserved sacrament Friday, April 2 - Stations of the Cross service, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 3 - Commemoration of Jesus in the Tomb, 10 a.m. Sunday, April 4 - Easter Day First Eucharist - 9 a.m. Service resplendent with music, alleluias and flowers.

Easter musical at Alliance Church The choir of Atlanta Road Alliance Church in Seaford will present "Once Upon a Cross," on Maundy Thursday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. and Easter Sunday, April 4, at 11 a.m. The presentation is free.For more information, call 629-5600 or visit

Calvary UMC events The following events will be held at Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church in Bridgeville. Seven Last Words from the Cross,Friday, April 2, 7 p.m. - Preachers are Elder Joyce Mizelle, Grace N Mercy Ministries, Greenwood; Rev. Dr. J. Anthony Dickerson, Greater Mt. Olive Full Gospel Ministries, Cambridge, Md.; Rev. Elmer Davis Jr., St. Mark UMC, Salisbury, Md.; Rev. Charles W. Smith Jr., Williams Chapel, Bridgeville; Rev. Reginald J. Chandler Sr., Liberating Power AMEZ Church, Bridgeville; Rev. Bernadette Beckett, Ebenezer/Samuel Wesley UMC, Princess Anne Md.; and Elder Annette P. Wilson, Cathedral of Love Church, Salisbury. For more information, contact Rev. Hopkins at 443- 944-3665. Joint Men's Day, Sunday, April 11 - Guest preacher will be the Rev. Randolph Fitchett, Preston Circuit Charge, Preston, Md., along with his choir and congregation. For more information, contact Brother Lee at 337-8198.

First Annual Gospel Fest Weekend Join us on April 23 and 24 for our first annual "Fellowship of Christian Artists Gospel Fest Weekend" Concerts. On Friday, April 23 at 7 p.m., members of the Fellowship of Christian Artists will sing at Elkton Church of God, Elkton, Md., and again at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 24, at Grace United Methodist Church, Georgetown. For more information,call Jeannie and Jerry Jones, 228-4813. For more about FCA, visit the website