Church News
Thursday, June 03, 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.

HOH-DE needs your help In a day where your investments in the stock market can be unpredictable, it is nice to know there is a place where you can give and expect to see growth. At House of Hope Delaware, a faith-based, Christ-centered ministry, we work to change the lives of teens and their families across Delaware and the Eastern Shore. The landscape of our nation is scattered with broken lives shattered by the destructive effects of child abuse, sexual abuse, drug addiction, anger, self-mutilation and more. At HOH-DE, we minister to them and their families every week. To learn more, visit or call 715-5270.

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. 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 11:30 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.

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

Epworth Vacation Bible School Epworth United Methodist Church willbecome "Hero Headquarters" as it hosts Vacation Bible School for ages 3 through 6th graders. Sessions are June 21-25,

Monday through Friday,from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. with a light snack served.Registration forms are available at the church and online at Registration deadline is Sunday, June 20. A fee of $5 per family is requested to cover materials.Epworth is located on Holland Glade Road, just north of Rehoboth Beach. For more information, call the church office at 227-7743 or visit

A-Y-C-E Fish Fry Centenary U.M. Church, 200 W. Market St., Laurel, will host an all you can eat fish fry dinner on Saturday, June 19, from 4 to 7 p.m. Adults $10; children (6-12) $5; and children under 6 are free.

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.

"High Seas Expedition" VBS Union United Methodist Church, 2 N. Laws St., Bridgeville, will hold its 2010 Vacation Bible School, "High Seas Expedition," from Monday, June 21 through Friday, June 25. VBS will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m., with a free dinner provided for students beginning at 5 p.m. High Seas Expedition is open to children three years through completion of fifth grade. VBS is open to children of the church and the community. Pre-registration is through June 20. Prior registration greatly assists in the planning and preparation of this adventure. Registration forms are available at the entrances to the sanctuary or in the church office. Forms may also be mailed to you by calling the church office at 337-7409. "High Seas Expedition" is free, however, if anyone wishes to donate to cover the cost per child, then the suggested fees are $15 per child to cover VBS materials, and $6 for a week of dinners.

Evangelism workshop planned The Rev. Dr. Michael T. Scott of Jerusalem Baptist Church, Temperanceville Va., will conduct aworkshop on evangelism on Saturday, June 5, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church, Bridgeville. This workshop will teach you about becoming a better disciple for Jesus. The workshop is $5 per person which covers materials and snacks. Registration is from 8:30 to 9 a.m. the day of the workshop. Rev. Scott, a native of Dover, received a Master of Divinity degree from the Samuel Dewitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University, Richmond, Va. and a bachelor's degree in religious studies also from Virginia Union. He is president/CEO of Michael Thomas Scott Outreach Ministries. For more information, call 542-5752.

Gospel Music Benefit Joe Dawson Music Ministry and Laurel Wesleyan Church are sponsoring a night of Gospel Music on Saturday, June 19, at 6 p.m. at Laurel Wesleyan Church. Admission is free. A love offering will be received for the Bradford family, who lost their home in an explosion in April. The church is located at 30186 Seaford Rd. (Alt. 13) in Laurel. For more information please call 302-875-5380 or visit

Butch Ashcraft Butch Ashcraft will sing at the Wesleyan Church on 8th Street in Delmar, this weekend. Formerly from the Laurel-Salisbury area and now living in Galena, Mo., Ashcraft will be here on Friday and Saturday, June 4 and 5, at 7 p.m. On Sunday, June 7, he will sing and give his testimony at both the 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. services. For questions or directions, call Pastor Jim Hitch at 410-896-3198.

Christ UMC indoor yard sale Christ United Methodist Church will hold an inside yard sale on Saturday, June 5, from 7 to 11 a.m. The church is located at 510 Central Ave., Laurel.