Advent and Christmas worship Union United Methodist Church in Bridgeville will hold the following Advent and Christmas worship opportunities. Dec. 5 - Capital Ringers Concert, 3 p.m. Dec. 12 - "Star Journey" - a dramatic children and youth Christmas program Dec. 19 - Choir Cantata, 7 p.m. Dec. 24 - Silent Holy Communion, 6 p.m.; Christmas Eve worship, 7 p.m. For more information, call 337-7409.
Christian Book Exchange A Christian Book Exchange will be held on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at St. John's United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall located at Pine and Poplar Streets, Seaford. The exchange works by persons bringing distinctively Christian books for which they will be given a voucher. For each book brought, another book may be purchased for $1. If a person does not have books to exchange, they may purchase books for $2 each. At 12:30 p.m. all books may be purchased for $5 a bag.
'All I Want For Christmas' In the musical "All I want For Christmas," two sisters want everything they see for Christmas and their new "toy" friends from the Toy Department come alive and help them discover the magic of giving at Christmas. Join us for the musical at Laurel Wesleyan Church on Saturday, Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. or Sunday, Dec. 5 at 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Nursery will be provided. For more information, call 875-5380 or visit www.laurelwesleyan.org.
Christmas House fundraiser The Christmas House Fundraiser at Christ the Cornerstone Community Church in Laurel, will be open through Saturday, Dec. 18. Hours are Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There are designer wreaths plus many new items for the season.
Galestown Hymn Sing There will be a hymn sing at Galestown United Methodist Church on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. The guest singers are Sound of Joy and Jerry Jones. There will be a buffet dinner at the community house after the service. For more information, call 302-448-6557.
Cat's Meow sale benefits Food Shelf Christ Lutheran Church, located at 315 North Shipley Street, Seaford, is conducting a fundraiser to benefit their Food Shelf. They are selling Cat's Meow Replicas of their church building. The cost of the replicas is $20 ea. Anyone who would like to order one can contact the church office at 629-9755.
The replicas will be available for pick-up during the week of Dec. 5. Payment is not due until the replicas are picked up. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans will be providing matching funds for the proceeds raised.
Recreational Night at Trinity UMC Trinity UMC near Trap Pond in Laurel will be having Recreational Night (Rec night) every Tuesday when school is in session. These events will start at 6:30 p.m. and end at 8.
Father Daughter Dance Mt. Olivet UMC Father Daughter Dance tickets are available.The dance will be held Friday, Jan. 28, from 7 to 9:30 p.m., at the Seaford Volunteer Fire Dept. For tickets, which are $7.50 each, contact David and Becky Genshaw at 629-9014.
St. Luke's Church news St. Luke's Episcopal Church offers its newsletter online and also via email. "Luke's Letter" is published quarterly and will be available online at www.stlukesseaford.org. You can also join the email list if you send a request to StLukesEpis@comcast.net. St. Luke's services are Sunday, Holy Eucharist at 9 a.m., and Thursday evenings, Holy Eucharist and Healing at 6 p.m.
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 (next to KFC). Family oriented Bible lessons for all ages. Sunday worship service is at 12 noon. Elder Cornell Johnson, of Jesus The Christ Apostolic Ministries, is pastor. Call 628-0349 or 302-344-9672 for more information.
Bible Study St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Seaford is conducting a Bible Study every Tuesday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the Parish House.
The Brotherhood of St. Andrew The Brotherhood of St. Andrew of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Seaford meets every Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Parish House. They are also studying the booklet, The Story of Scripture. For more information, call St. Luke's church office at 629-7979.
Free weekly soup social A free weekly soup social is held every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church, 510 S. Central Ave., Laurel. All are welcome. For more information, call the church office daily, 9 a.m. to noon, at 875-4233.