Church News
Thursday, January 12, 2012
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 for $15. Call 629-2862 for more information.

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.

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.

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.

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 by sending 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. January 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 email

Fundraiser for Debbie Trice St. Pauls invites the community to support a fundraiser for Debbie Trices medical expenses. The program is Sunday, Jan. 15 at 6 p.m. Special music will be provided by The Murray Family and Sounds of Joy. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. St. Pauls UMC is located at 32827 Old Stage Rd., off of Route 13, Laurel. A love offering will be taken. For more information, call 875-7900 or visit

Hymn Sing at Concord UMC Concord United Methodist Church will hold a Hymn Sing featuring The Island Boys on Sunday, Jan. 15, at 3 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Concord UMC is located at 25322 Church Rd. (Road 20A, off Concord Road 20E, east of Seaford). For more information, call 628-8114.

Mission Literacy Training workshop The Salvation Army of Sussex County invites potential volunteers to a Mission Literacy Training Workshop at Sussex Chapel in Seaford, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at The Salvation Army, 23431 Sussex Highway, Seaford. There is no charge. Dawn Sharp from the New Jersey Division of The Salvation Army will be leading and teaching the training. For more information and to RSVP, contact A/Captain Debbie Engel at 668-7412 or email

Hymn sing at Millsboro VFW Victory Junction will host a hymn sing on Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Millsboro VFW from 6 to 9 p.m. Guests will be Amy Bennett, Phil Davis, Delmarva Ramblers. For more information, call 302-934-6995.

Community Womens Conference The Community Womens Conference extends an invitation to all women to join them for their 4th annual conference, Extreme Transformation - Spring Cleaning for the Heart and Mind,Ó at the Atlanta Road Alliance Church in Seaford, on Friday, March 9 and Saturday, March 10. The guest speaker will be Paula Harris, founder and director of Transformed Worldwide Ministries, a nondenominational teaching ministry and outreach to women and the ones they love.Praise and worship will be led by Kay Dukes of Milton. There will be workshops on Saturday and a bazaar. Cost is $20 and registrations are due by Feb. 18. Cost is $30 after Feb. 18. Registration includes continental breakfast and lunch on Saturday. For details or more information, call Sue Kauffman at 302-632-0178 or Doris Sommers at 302-448-6685.

Bishop at St. Lukes The Rev. Wayne Wright, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Delaware, will celebrate Holy Eucharist at St. Lukes Episcopal Church in Seaford on Sunday, Jan. 29 at9 a.m. A luncheon in the Parish House will follow the service. All are welcome.