Church News
Friday, April 22, 2011
Alliance Church Easter Musical The choir of the Atlanta Road Alliance Church, under the direction of Richard Trice, will present "Believe," on Friday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 24, at 11 a.m.Atlanta Road Alliance Church is located at 22625 Atlanta Rd., Seaford, approximately 1-1/2 miles north of Stein Highway. For more information, call 629-5600 or visit

Gospel Cafe Every Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. there is a Gospel Cafe in the Fellowship Hall at Laurel Baptist Church. Free Christian entertainment, live bands, local talent.Everyone is welcome. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Blvd., Laurel.

Seaford Presbyterian Holy Week Good Friday, noon - Community Prayer as we end the Vigil. All are invited to the church at 701 Bridgeville Highway, Seaford. For more information, call the church office at 629-9077.

Easter Egg Hunt An Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 23 from noon to 3 p.m. at Laurel Baptist Church. There will be games, food and fun for all ages. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Blvd. For more information call Shirley at 875-2314.

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. For more information, call Envoy Debbie Engel at 668-7412.

50th Anniversary Celebration Grace Baptist Church in Seaford will celebrate its 50th anniversary on May 1, immediately following the 10:45 a.m. worship service.A luncheon will be served, followed by a program including a video presentation of the church throughout the years and music by The Sounds of Joy.

Palm Sunday, Holy Week schedule The worship schedule for All Saint's Episcopal Church, 10th and Grove streets, Delmar, below, is open to all. April 22 - Liturgy for Good Friday followed by the Stations of the Cross, noon and 7 p.m. April 24 - Easter Day: The Sunday of the Resurrection, with the Lighting of the Pascal Candle and the Holy Eucharist, 10 a.m.

St. Luke's Holy Week St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Seaford will hold the following services during Holy Week. Maundy Thursday, April 21 - Holy Eucharist, 7 p.m. Good Friday, April 22 - Good Friday Liturgy, noon, Stations of the Cross, 7 p.m. Holy Saturday, April 23 - Commemoration of Jesus in the Tomb, 10 a.m. Easter Sunday, April 24 - Holy Eucharist, 9 a.m.

Living Last Supper The Living Last Supper will be presented at Laurel Wesleyan Church on Good Friday, April 22, at 7 p.m. Join us for worship, communion and a dramatic presentation of Leonardo DaVinci's painting of the Last Supper. For more information, call 875-5380 or visit Nursery will be provided.

Bake Sale Fund-Raiser Clarence Street Church of God Pastor's Council is sponsoring a bake sale on Saturday, April 23, at the Seaford Wall-Mart from 7 a.m. until sold out. The profits will go towards their building fund. For more information call Beatrice Jones at 858-8265 or Elizabeth Jenkins at 629-4271.

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.

Woodland UMC Easter events An Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 23, at 1 p.m. There will be games, food and prizes for all ages. Easter Sunday, April 24, at 9 a.m., the choir will present a cantata titled "The King Is Coming." Woodland United Methodist Church is located four and half miles west of Seaford, next to the Woodland Ferry House. Call 629-5404 or 629-8775 for more information.

Gospel Concert Christ's Church of New Hope will host Art Bush and the "Allegiance" quartet on Sunday, May 1, at the Bridgeville Banquet Center (next to Jimmy's Grille) at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Morning worship will feature special music and gospel preaching and evening services will have a full concert. "Allegiance" brings the best praise music of southern gospel and the latest contemporary worship with outstanding 4-part harmony. Gospel singing and preaching continues Monday and Thursday nights at 7 p.m. For information, call 628-8417.

Seaford Presbyterian Holy Week Holy Week at Seaford Presbyterian Church. Join us Thursday, April 21, for Holy Communion at 7 p.m., Friday, April 22, at noon for Good Friday Prayer, and Sunday morning at 10 a.m. for the celebration of the resurrection.

Located at 701 Bridgevill Hwy. Call 629-9077 for more information.

Community Day at Church of God The Seaford Clarence St. Church of God is hosting its 7th annual Community Day Event on Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Food and beverages will be provided. Admission is free. Bring your own lawn chair. There will be activities for everyone including games, contests, fingerprinting, face painting, door prizes, giveaways, cultural displays, health booths and youth group exhibits. Entertainment includes praise dancers, poetry reading, a jazz ensemble, a step team andmusical selections. Special features will "include the blessing of the bikes," a canine demo, a motorcycle show, the Belvedere Volunteer Fire Department of Wilmington, the Sussex County Sheriff Dept. and a presentation from the Star Hill AME Museum. For more information, contact Pastor Carlton Cannon Sr. at 448-0852 or the church office at 629-9443.

Salisbury Prayer Breakfast Lt. Col. Kenny Cox (U.S. Army Ret.) will be the guest speaker at the National Day of Prayer Breakfast, Thursday, May 5, in the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center. Organized by a group of community leaders, this will be Salisbury's first major prayer breakfast since 2004. Civic center doors open at 7 a.m., with breakfast served at 7:30. The program will last from 8 to 9 a.m. Tickets are $20, available at The Gospel Shop in Salisbury, at all branches of First Shore Federal Savings & Loan, or by contacting Ted Evans at 410-430-4189. The National Day of Prayer Breakfast is being cosponsored by Joy! 102.5 WOLC-FM. For more information, contact Bonnie Luna at 410-749-1633.

LMA announces events The Laurel Ministerial Association (LMA) announces the following events: Thursday, April 21 - Monthly Laurel Ministerial meeting - 9 a.m., at Christ United Methodist Church, Laurel Friday, April 22 - Cross Walk at noon - meeting in the parking lot of Centenary United Methodist church Friday, April 22 - Good Friday Community service - 7 p.m., at Christ United Methodist Church, Laurel Sunday, April 24 - Easter Sunrise service at Janosik Park at 6 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Tim Dukes at 875-7995.

Turning Hearts Family Conference A Father's Heart Ministries and Delmarva Christian High School are happy to partner with 88.7 The Bridge in bringing Delmarva the "Turning Hearts Family Conference" on April 29-30, at Delmarva Christian High School in Georgetown. Presenters at the conference will be Brian and Kathy Molitor, founders of the Malachi Global Foundation. For more information and tickets call 715-5270 or email

Good Friday prayer opportunity Union UMC, 2 N. Laws Street, Bridgeville, invites everyone to gather for prayer from noon until 3 p.m. in the sanctuary on Good Friday. Persons may pray quietly, receive the sacrament of Holy Communion, or pray "The Scripture Stations of the Cross." Come and go as your schedule allows. Call 337-7409 or visit, for more information.

Holy Week announcements Union UMC, 2 N. Laws Street, Bridgeville, invites everyone to the following Holy Week events: Holy Thursday Drama April 21 at 7 p.m. - "Beneath the Upper Room" will be performed in the Sanctuary. This play reminds us of the events of Jesus and the disciples in the Upper Room. Good Friday Worship Gathering April 22 at 7 p.m. - A traditional Good Friday Service entitled "The Scripture Stations of the Cross." The sacrament of Holy Communion will be shared and everyone is welcome. Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 23, at 10 a.m. - Children of all ages are invited to join this special, fun celebration of Easter. Refreshments will be served. Easter Sunrise Service April 24 at 6:30 a.m. - This Sunrise Service will be held at the cemetery pond, weather permitting, or in the Union UMC Sanctuary, in inclement weather. Easter Sunday UMM Breakfast at 7:30 am. - The UMM of Union UMC will serve a Community Breakfast to which everyone is invited. There is no cost, but donations are greatly appreciated. Easter Sunday Worship Gatherings - Union UMC will celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ on April 24, Easter Sunday. Music, Scripture readings, and preaching will all remind us that Jesus Christ is risen. Call 337-7409 or visit for more information.

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. 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.