Church News
Thursday, January 06, 2011
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.

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 You can also join the email 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.

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.

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.

Hymn Sing There will be a Hymn Sing at Shiloh Community Church, Shiloh Church Rd., east of Laurel, on Sunday, Jan. 9, at 6 p.m. Providing the music for the evening will be The Baptist Boys from the Princess Anne area. After the sing, light refreshments will be served in the Fellowship Hall. For more informationand/or directions, call Nancy at 339-3341.

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.

Benefit Concert for Jerry Jones On Saturday, Jan. 8 at 6:30 p.m. there will be a benefit concert to help raise money for Gospel Singer Jerry Jones as he battles cancer. Featured artists are Tom Slaughter, Tex and Mary Ann, Sounds of Joy and Bud Scott. The concert will be held at Seaford Wesleyan Church, The Ark, located at 26630 Sussex Hwy., Seaford. There is a $5 suggested donation at the door and a love offering will be taken. For more information, call 628-1020.

Bible Study at Union Church An eight-week video-based disciple Bible Study of the Old Testament will begin Sunday, Jan. 9, at Union Church in Bridgeville. The study will be held at the church parsonage from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This study approaches the Hebrew Scriptures by inviting participants to hear the story of God and God's calling of the people of Israel through the many "voices" of the biblical text. All are welcome. For more information, contact the church office at 337-7409. 'Lightning Strikes' at Lighthouse A new Christian Concert series, "Lightning Strikes," will begin in 2011 at The Lighthouse Church on Kaye Road in Laurel. Every third Saturday night of the month at 7 p.m., Christian bands will play. The hottest musical styles will be represented: rock, hip/hop, rap, blues and more. "The Gorillas of Gospel" will perform on Jan. 15.Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; the cost is $4 per person. For more information, visit, and click on "Coming in 2011" to hear samples of the bands appearing in 2011.

Gospel Extravaganza A Gospel Extravaganza will be held at John Wesley United Methodist Church, Seaford, on Sunday, Jan. 9 at 4 p.m. The event will feature the Homecoming Choir and the Men's Choir of Mt. Calvary A.M.E. Church, Concord and a liturgical dance performed by India Thomas of East New Market, Md. This event is sponsored by the Worship Committee. There will be a free will offering.