Church News
Thursday, June 10, 2010
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.

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,

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 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 will become "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

Vacation Bible School Centenary United Methodist Church, Poplar & Market Sts., Laurel, will be holding Vacation Bible School, entitled Hero Headquarters, from June 28 to July 2, 9 - 11:30 a.m. Children from the ages of 4 to 6th grade are welcome to attend. Each day children will learn through the Bible story, music, songs, crafts, games and snacks. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Register by picking up a form at the church office. For further information, contact Susan Vanderslice at 877-0579.

Pastor Friedel speaks in Laurel Pastor Dewey Friedel will be speaking at Christ Evangelistic Church on Sunday, June 13, at 7 p.m. The church is on Camp Road, between Rt. 13 and Alt. 13, in Laurel. Raised in Seaford, Dewey's parents are Mr. and Mrs. George D. Friedel Sr. Dewey is pastor of Shore Christian Center in Brick, N.J. He's on TBN twice a week. Come out and hear the Gospel.

Christ Lutheran hosts gospel music Christ Lutheran is hosting a Community Gospel Concert on June 19 at 6 p.m. Amanda Jones and The Kings Ambassadors will be singing. The church is located on Shipley Street in Seaford. For more information, call the church office at 629-9755.

Jerry Jones at Christ UMC Christ UMC at 201 S. Main St. in Federalsburg, Md., announces that the Country Gospel Music Association's Male Vocalist of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, and International Songwriter of the Year, Jerry Jones, will be appearing and sharing his ministry during morning worship on Sunday, June 13, at 11 a.m. All are welcome.

'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.

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 875-5380 or visit

Community Yard Sale Trinity UMC on Phillips Hill Road in Laurel will have a church/community yard sale on Saturday, June 19, starting at 7 a.m. Tables will be available for community members for $10. Anyone wishing to donate items for our youth group fundraiser can contact Pastor Julie at 875-4741.

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.