Church News
Thursday, February 09, 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 Christ's 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.

Thrift Shop open Saturdays St. John's 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 children's books are also available.

Community Women's Conference The Community Women's Conference extends an invitation to all women to join them for their 4th annual conference, "Extreme Transformation - Spring Cleaning for the Heart and Mind," 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.

Marriage seminar Clarence Street Church of God, Seaford, will host a Marriage Seminar at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17 and Saturday, Feb. 18 at 8:30 a.m. Secretary General, Dr. Wallace J. Sibley (Church of God International) and Mrs. Dorothy Sibley will be the facilitators. The event is open to couples only (married, engaged, or those contemplating marriage). No seminar fee; freewill offering only. Join us for a dynamic time of teaching and sharing of biblically sound principles on the marriage relationship. Call 629-9443 or 448-0852 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.

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

Old Christ Church League dinner The public is cordially invited to the annual dinner and meeting of Old Christ Church League on Saturday, Feb. 18, at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 6th Street and S. Central Ave., Laurel. The agenda is as follows: social hour - 6 p.m.; dinner - 7 p.m.; meeting and presentation - 8 p.m.

Speaker will be Dale W. Clifton Jr., director of the DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum in Fenwick Island. He will speak on the preservation of antiquities. Tickets are $20 per person. For tickets or more information, contact Diane Calloway at 249-1085.

Open mike Christian Night Open mike Christian Night will be held at The Lighthouse Church, 27225 Kaye Rd., Laurel, on the first and third Friday of every month from 7 to 9 p.m. Free admission and free snacks. 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. We already have an array of great singers lined up. Special guests include Bunky Eye, Connie & Allen, Chuck & his peaceful gospel, Mr. John, Mary Ann, Bryce the singer & ukulele player, Pastor Joe, Skinny Elvis and his Elvis gospel, Little Elvin Presley, Big Elvis, Boardwalk Willie Nelson plus a surprise secret guest. Special thanks to Connie and Peggy for their fantastic food samplings. For information and scheduling, call Dean at 875-2115 and visit our new Facebook page, Open Mike Christian Night.

Classical piano concert March 23 The Seaford ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon) invites the public to celebrate the anniversary of the Relief Society with a piano concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 23. Guest recitalist is Linda Field, co-founder of the Southern Delaware Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Field studies under Dr. Thomas Schmidt in New York City and teaches piano and organ in her studio in Rehoboth Beach. She has performed in New York City, and was music director at the Hyde Park Chapel in London, England. Light refreshments will be served after the concert. Concert age appropriate children are welcome. Receptacles available for canned food donations. The church is located at 800 Fleetwood Dr., in Seaford. For more information, call 628-3553.

LMA monthly meeting The Laurel Ministerial Association will have its monthly meeting at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at St. Phillips Church in Laurel. The purpose of the meeting will be to plan the community Good Friday service. Call Pastor Tim Dukes at 875-7995 for more information.

'Discipleship' study Seaford Presbyterian Church invites you to be part of a 6 week study on "Discipleship," beginning Thursday, Feb. 16 at 6 p.m., or Sunday, Feb. 12, at 8:45 a.m. This series, which asks the very basic questions of what it means to be a follower of Christ, will be facilitated by the Rev. Laurie Hiller. You do not have to be a church member to attend. For more information, call 629-9077.

'Free lunch and clothing' Seaford Wesleyan Church will sponsor a "free lunch and clothing" on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at St Lukes Episcopal Church, 202 North St., Seaford. Everyone is welcome.

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