Church News
Thursday, December 29, 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

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.

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.

Open Mike Christian Night Open Mike Christian Night is held the first and third Friday of every month from 7 to 9 p.m., at The Lighthouse Christian Church located at 27225 Kaye Rd., Milford. Bring your singing talents - CD or musical instrument. One person, group singers, young to seniors welcome. Enjoy a lot of singing, praises, testimonials to the Lord. Jan. 5 & 19 features special guests Bunky Eye, Connie & Allen, Chuck & his peaceful gospel, Mr. John, Skinny Elvis & his Elvis gospel, Little Elvin Presley, Boardwalk Willie Nelson and a surprise guest. The event is open to the public and all singers. Free snacks. For more information and scheduling, call Dean at 875-2115 or

Christmas Cantata Christ Church of Federalsburg will present its Christmas Cantata at Galestown United Methodist Church in Galestown on January 8 at 10:45 a.m. The theme will be The Best Gift Of All. Guests are welcome.