Church News
Thursday, January 13, 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.

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.

'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.

Community Ladies Conference The Third Annual Community Ladies Conference is coming to Atlanta Road Alliance Church in Seaford, on March 11-12. This event is hosted by Hickory Ridge Community Church in cooperation with 29 community churches. This year's theme, "Polished Pearls," is about letting God polish us into pearls through difficult people. Guest speaker is Judy Reamer of Atlanta, Ga., who will challenge you as she joyfully shares the ways of God with simple practicality. Come and be empowered to face the challenges of our daily lives. There will be dramas, workshops, bazaars and refreshments. Mail in registration fee is $20. At the door the fee is $25.Registration deadline is Feb. 18. For more information and to print your registration form, visit or call Joan at Hickory Ridge Community Church at 349-5984.

Gospel Cafe at Laurel Baptist The Gospel Cafe will be held at Laurel Baptist Church this Saturday, Jan. 15, at 6 p.m. There will be entertainment by Lights of Home (Mary Ann and Tex Young), Frank Silva and Mackenzie George. Call Nancy Willey at 875-5539 for tickets for an all you can eat chicken and dumpling dinner. The cost is $10. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Blvd. (west side of Rt. 13A, approximately 2 miles south of town).

Laurel Baptist hosts luncheon A community-wide luncheon featuring spaghetti, green salad, garlic bread and dessert will be held on Saturday, Jan. 15, from noon to 2 p.m. at Laurel Baptist Church. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Blvd. (west side of Rt. 13A, approximately 2 miles south of town). For information call Shirley at 875-2314.

Mt. Zion holds luncheon and auction Mt. Zion United Methodist Church will be hosting a bean luncheon and auction on Saturday, Jan. 29. The luncheon will begin at 12 noon. The auction will follow with locally acclaimed autioneer, Frank Shockley. Admission is $5. The church is located on Rt. 13A between Seaford and Laurel.