Church News
Thursday, May 27, 2010
Galestown UMC Hymn Sing Galestown United Methodist Church will be holding a summer hymn sing on June 6 at 2 p.m. Guest singers will be C. Bud Scott and Charlie Paparella. A buffet style dinner will be served immediately following the service. There will be no morning service.

Cash Family The Cash Family will be at the Laurel Baptist Church on Sunday evening, June 13, at 7 p.m. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Blvd. (west side of Rt. 13A, approximately 2 miles south of town). A love offering will be taken. Any questions, call Shirley at 875-2314.

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.

Weekly Bible Study A weekly Bible study is being held every Wednesday night from 7:15-8:15 p.m. at the Days Inn, Rt. 13 South, Seaford. Family oriented Bible lessons for all ages. Sunday worship service is at 12 noon in the same location. The Pastor is Elder Cornell Johnson of Jesus The Christ Apostolic Ministries. Call 628-0349 or 302-344-9672 for more information. Delmar Wesleyan events The gospel group, Sacred Sound, will perform at the 11 a.m. service on Sunday, May 23, at Delmar Wesleyan Church, located at 800 East St. in Delmar, Md.On Saturday, May 29, the church will hold a Strawberry Festival/Yard Sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tables are $10 each. To reserve a table, call the church at 410-896-3600 and leave a message.

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La Red Health Center seminar On Wednesday, June 16, at 11 a.m., Sue Bardsley of La Red Health Center will speak about their "Gatekeeper Program" at Epworth United Methodist Church. This "Lunch and Learn" seminar is free and open to the public. Bring a bag lunch (beverages will be provided). The Gatekeeper Program is a non-traditional, community-based referral source which identifies older adults who may be at risk for depression, substance abuse and other mental health issues. "Gatekeepers" may be employees, businesses or volunteers who, during the course of the day,

come in contact with vulnerable older adults in the community and are trained to be observers of behaviors and life circumstances that may indicate an older person is in need of help. To pre-register, contact Stephanie at 227-7743, ext. 107. Epworth United Methodist Church is located on Holland Glade Road, north of Rehoboth Beach. For more information, visit

Southern Gospel Music Ministry Southern Gospel Music Ministry by Bud Scott of Dover, will minister during morning worship on Sunday, June 6, at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church on Mt. Pleasant Road in Laurel. Everyone is welcome. A free will love offering will be taken. For more information, call 875-1045.

Yard sale for youth group Laurel Church of Christ will hold a Yard Sale on Saturday, May 29 at 7 a.m., to benefit the youth group's trip to the Uplift Youth Rally in Arkansas.

Old Christ Church's schedule Old Christ Church, an historic church in Laurel, will meet the first Sunday of each month for the summer at 10 a.m. Services will be held on June 6, July 4, Aug. 1 and Sept. 5. Services are open to anyone of any denomination and will include refreshments and tours of the church after each service. The traditional "Blessing of Animals" will be held on Oct. 3 at 3 p.m. A collection will be taken for local animal shelters. November features a Thanksgiving Day Eucharist at 10:30 a.m. followed by Advent Lessons and Carols with guest concert artists in December. For more information, call 875-3644 or email and

Johnson receives Fellowship Certificate Pastor Cornell Johnson completed the Ministerial-Christian Worker School of Homiletics training class of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Inc., receiving his Fellowship Certificate for Local Ministry in March 2002. On June 14, 2005, Pastor Johnson was elevated to non-Ordained Elder of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World under the DIocesan of Bishop Charles E. Johnson, in the D.C.-Del.-Md. District Council. Over the past 20 years he has served several capacities: Deacon, Sunday school teacher, Christian education superintendent, men's ministry leader, assistant pastor, and executive pastor. Pastor Johnson is an ordained Elder, Pastor and Founder of Jesus The Christ Apostolic Ministries, affiliated with the Faith Assemblies of Christ Worldwide under the Diocesan of Bishop Mitchell Way. His wife of 19 years is Deliah S. Johnson and they are the parents of 4 children. Cornell and Deliah reside in Seaford. Church services are currently held at the Days Inn and Suites, Route 13 South, in Seaford, Sundays at 12 noon. Bible study is held Wednesday night at 7:15-8:15 p.m. at the same location. Please feel free to contact the church if you have any questions at 302-344-9672.