Church News
Thursday, December 22, 2011
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.

New Years Eve Service St. Pauls UMC in Laurel invites you to a New Years Eve service at 9 p.m. Special music provided by Sounds of Joy. St. Pauls is located at 32827 Old Stage Rd., Laurel. For more information, call 875-7900.

Financial Peace University Harvest Christian Church will host Dave Ramseys Financial Peace University, a biblically-based, video-driven, small group program that teaches how to make the right decisions with money to achieve your financial goals and experience true financial peace. God has given us over 800 passages of scripture about money, showing us how to handle our finances his way. Join us for a life-changing experience based on his word. Come to the free preview session at Harvest Church on Ockels Road, south of Blades, on Tuesday, Jan. 10, to find out more and to register for the class which will meet Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call Janet Blevins at 629-8722. Registration can be completed online at

Christmas Eve Candle, Communion Seaford Presbyterian Church located at 701 Bridgeville Hwy., Seaford, will hold a Christmas Eve Candle and Communion at 5 p.m. on Dec. 24. On Christmas Day there will be an informal worship for the whole family at 10 a.m. For more information, call 629-9077.

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 for $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.

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

Advent/Christmas worship services Concord United Methodist Church, 25322 Church Rd., Concord, Seaford, announces its Christmas season worship services. Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service, Dec. 24, 9 p.m. Christmas Day Worship Service, Dec. 25, 9 a.m.

Christmas at St. Lukes Join us at St. Lukes Episcopal Church in Seaford at 7 p.m. on Dec. 24, for our Christmas Eve Service and Holy Eucharist. The Service of Morning Prayer will be at 9 a.m. on Christmas morning. All are welcome. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Everyone is invited to the Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 8 p.m. at Laurel Baptist Church. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Blvd. (approximately 2 miles south of town). For more information, call Shirley at 875-2314.

Services at Laurel Wesleyan Laurel Wesleyan Church will hold a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 6 p.m. and a Christmas Day Family Celebration at 10:45 a.m. Laurel Wesleyan Church is located at 30186 Seaford Rd. (Alt. 13). For more information, call 875-5380 or visit

Open Mic Christian Night Open Mic Christian Night is held on the first and third Friday of the month from 7 to 9 p.m., at The Lighthouse Church, 27225 Kaye Rd., just off Rt. 9 County Seat Highway, at Dukes Lumber Road. For more information and scheduling, call Dean at 875-2115 or email

Christmas services at Grace Baptist Grace Baptist Church, 805 Atlanta Rd., Seaford, is preparing to celebrate this wonderful Christmas season and invites the public to share in their activities. Saturday, Dec. 24, 5 p.m. - Christmas eve service. Sunday, Dec. 25, 10:30 a.m. - Christmas worship - no other services or activities. Christmas Cantata Christ United Methodist Church, 510 S. Central Ave., Laurel, will present their Christmas Cantata, The Christmas Song, on Sunday, Dec. 18 at 10:45 a.m. Everyone is welcome.

Christmas at All Saints, Delmar On Christmas Eve., Dec. 24, at 7 p.m. there will be Holy Eucharist with carols and candlelight. Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 8 a.m., is morning prayer, and the Feast of the Holy Name, Jan. 1, at 10 a.m. is Holy Eucharist service. Located at 10th and Grove Sts.