Church News
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Old Christ Church service Old Christ Church in Laurel will hold their Thanksgiving service on Thursday, Nov. 24, 10 a.m.

Awana Clubs at Alliance Church Awana clubs are being held at Atlanta Road Alliance Church on Wednesdays from 6:45 to 8:25 p.m., for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. Sparks (K-second grade) ignites the curiosity of early elementary kids to learn about the people and events of the Bible, building a foundation of wisdom for knowing Christ. T&T (Truth & Training) engages third- through sixth-graders by answering their questions about God and the Bible, guiding them through this pivotal life stage to grow in Christs grace. Call 629-5600 for more information. Atlanta Road Alliance Church is located at 22625 Atlanta Rd., Seaford.

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. For details, call 875-4233.

Cookbooks for sale U.M.W. of Gethsemane Church has cookbooks for sale forn $15. Call 629-2862 for more information.

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

Thrift Shop open Saturdays St. Johns Thrift Shop located at 259 N. Conwell St. in Seaford, is open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. A variety of infant, toddler, youth and adult clothing is available. Housewares, bedding and childrens books are also available.

Mitten tree at Dons Tree Farm Dons Tree Farm accepting donations for new hats, scarves and mittens for their mitten tree. Items collected will be donated to the Boys and Girls Club and other local charities in association with Georgetown Presbyterian Church. Located at 6396 Hickman Road, Greenwood. They are open Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Call 349-0555 for more information.

Family and Friends Day Liberating Power A.M.E. Zion Church will hold a Family and Friends Day on Sunday, Nov. 27, at 3:30 p.m. Guests will be Rev. Carlton Bowers and his congregation. Rev. R.J. Chandler is the host pastor. The church is located at 7366 Federalsburg Road, Bridgeville. For more information contact Virginia Snead at 875-7438.

Free Clothes Closet Cannon Mennonite Church to hold 3rd annual free clothes closet. A free lunch will also provided. Located at 8011 Cannon Rd. (Route 18) in Bridgeville. For more information, contact Anita Martin at 222-4044.

Open House at Christ Lutheran Christ Lutheran House on Shipley Street in Seaford will hold an open house on Monday, Nov. 28 at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call the church at 629-9755.

Two Christmas programs Laurel Wesleyan Church presents two Christmas programs - You Cant Cancel Christmas and Chris-Mythbusters. Both will be held at the church, 30186 Seaford Rd., Laurel. Admission is free. For more information, call 875-5380 or visit You Cant Cancel Christmas - Mom cancels Christmas in the midst of chaos and stress, and the kids are left to prepare the church pageant on their own.

Come and see what happens in our Christmas drama, You Cant Cancel Christmas, presented by the 5th and 6th graders of Laurel Wesleyan Church on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 11 at 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Laurel Wesleyan Church is located at 30186 Seaford Rd. (Alt. 13), Laurel. Admission is free. For more information, call 875-5380 or visit Chris-Mythbusters - Come enjoy a Childrens Christmas Cantata on Sunday, Dec. 4 at 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Discover the truth in Christmas at Laurel Wesleyan Church.

St. Lukes newsletter St. Lukes Episcopal Church offers its newsletter online and also via email. Lukes Letter is published quarterly and will be available on our website: You can also join our email list if you send a request to St. Lukes service of Holy Eucharist is Sunday at 9 a.m. For more information, call St. Lukes office at 629-7979.

Hymn Sing The ODay family will be ministering in song at the Galestown United Methodist Church on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 2 p.m. Randy Marine will also be there. After the hymn sing, a buffet style meal will follow at the community center. All are welcome. For more information, call 410-883-2149.

Luncheon at Grace Baptist Grace Baptist Church on Atlanta Road in Seaford will host a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6, in the church fellowship hall. Love Gives Mission Director, Erika Clark of Annapolis, Md., will share her work with victims of sex trafficking. To attend, call 629-9617 or 629-8434 by Dec. 5.

Advent/Christmas worship services Concord United Methodist Church, 25322 Church Rd., Concord, Seaford, announces its Christmas season worship services. First Sunday of Advent, Nov. 27, 9 a.m. worship Second Sunday of Advent, Dec. 4, 9 a.m. worship Third Sunday of Advent, Dec. 11, 9 a.m. worship Fourth Sunday of Advent, Dec. 18, 9 a.m. worship Childrens Program, Sunday, Dec. 18, 6:30 p.m. Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service, Dec. 24, 9 p.m. Christmas Day Worship Service, Dec. 25, 9 a.m.

Alliance Church presents Cantata The choir of Atlanta Road Alliance Church, directed by Richard Trice, will present Sing Gloria! on Friday, Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. Spectacular orchestrations and choral arranging are the hallmarks of this elegant Christmas concert by master arranger David Hamilton. The church is located at 22625 Atlanta Rd., Seaford, approximately 1-1/2 miles north of Stein Highway (Route 20). The presentations are free.

Concert to benefit Trinity UMC Join us Friday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m., for an evening of great gospel music at Wyoming United Methodist Church in Dover. Featured performer is Ivan Parker, award winning Gospel singer and recording artist. Opening acts will be Joe Dawson and Richard Lindale. The concert will benefit Trinity United Methodist Churchs Raise the Roof Fund. Located in Harrington, Trinitys church roof is badly in need of repair and must be redone to preserve the beautiful building which is over a century old. Tickets are $12 in advance, or $15 at the door. For a more personal experience you can meet and greet the artists for $25. For information and tickets, contact Wyoming UMC at 302-697-8400. On Tuesday and Wednesday you can also call Trinity UMC at 302-398-3843. Wyoming UMC is located at 216 Wyoming Mill Rd., Dover.