Church News
Thursday, January 20, 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.

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.

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.

Bishop's visit The Rev. Wayne Wright, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Delaware, will celebrate Holy Eucharist at St. Luke's Church in Seaford on Sunday, Jan. 30 at 9 a.m. A luncheon in the Parish House will follow the service.

Church networking event Love Inc. of Mid-Delmarva, Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), Union United Methodist Church and Bridgeville State Service Center will host a networking event on Tuesday, Jan. 25, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. This event is for churches, agencies and organizations to share with one another how they are helping our community. If your church, agency or organization would like to attend, call 629-7050 or email If you are offering a service to the community, you should consider attending this event.

Annual Men's Day Zion United Methodist Church, Federalsburg, will celebrate its Annual Men's Day on Sunday, Jan. 23 at 3:30 p.m. The Rev. Randolph Fitchett, Coppins & Ross Chapel AME Church (Jonestown), Preston, Md., will be the guest preacher along with his choir and congregation. All are invited.

Women's Ministries, Bible Study Women's Ministries and Bible Study meets Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at The Salvation Army in Seaford, next to Food Lion. The third Tuesday of every month the group meets in the Bethany Unit at the Methodist Manor House on Middleford Road. The group is currently finishing a Beth Moore series on the Fruit of the Spirit and will begin an 11 week series on the book of Revelation in a few weeks. Trips and service activities are planned for the year. For more information, call Envoy Debbie Engel at 668-7412.