Church News
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Consignment Boutique, Art Gallery The Church Mouse Consignment Boutique and Art Gallery, a mission of Union United Methodist Church in Bridgeville, is now open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. All proceeds go to Union United Methodist Church. The church is located at 210 Market St., Bridgeville. For more information, call 604-1244 or email

Cornerstone Shoppe The Cornerstone Shoppe (a fundraiser) is now open at Christ the Cornerstone Community Church, corner of Bethel and Seaford Rd, Laurel. On sale are collectibles, gifts, toys, Christmas decor and more, jewelry, furniture, and items too numerous to list. Stop in on Thursday from noon to 7 p.m., Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., or Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to see bargains galore.

Lightning Strikes concert series The Lightning Strikes concert series, at The Lighthouse Church located at 27225 Kaye Rd., just off Rt. 9, County Seat Highway at Dukes Lumber Road, Laurel, is held every second and fourth Saturday of the month. There is a $4 donation at the door and ages 12 and under are free. Don't forget to ask for a "reward card" to save on future admission and shakes. For more information, go to or call 875-7814 or 841-0567.

Appreciation Service Men For Change Ministry will host an Appreciation Service at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Community Civic League Building, located at 3439 Laurel Grove Road, Federalsburg, Md. Keynote speaker will be Dr. Khalid Mumin, superintendent of the Caroline County Public School System. Tickets are $15. Refreshments will be served. The public is invited. Contact David Ricks at 443-786-5182 or Sherwood Sharp at 410-422-2599 for details.

Writing group Kingdom Writers Fellowship (KWF), a Christian group of aspiring writers, is welcoming new members. If you enjoy writing, desire to improve your writing and would like the encouragement and support of a small group, consider joining KWF. Meetings are held the second Tuesday night of each month at Grace Baptist Church, Atlanta Road, Seaford. Call 628-4594 for more information.

Awana Clubs at Alliance Church Awana Clubs are being held at Atlanta Road Alliance Church on Wednesday evenings 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. Call 629-5600 for more information or to obtain a registration form. Atlanta Road Alliance Church is located at 22625 Atlanta Rd., Seaford.

Open Mike Christian Night Open Mike Christian Night will be held the first and third Friday of the month from 7 to 9 p.m., at The Lighthouse Church, located at 27225 Kaye Rd., just off Rt. 9, County Seat Highway at Dukes Lumber Road. Admission is free and there will be free snacks. Bring your singing talents - CD or musical instrument.

For information and scheduling, call Dean at 875-2115 or visit our new Facebook page "Open Mike Christian Night."

Praise Band wanted A local church in Laurel is looking to start a Praise Band for their 10 a.m. service. If you love God and have musical talent, consider joining us for worship and sharing your talent. Singers, guitars, drums, whatever you can do will be wonderful. We do not have the ability at this time for financial compensation so this will be a volunteer service for now. Contact Julie Lewis of Trinity UMC at 875-4741 for more information.

Mitten Tree at Don's Tree Farm Donations of new hats, scarves, gloves and mittens are needed for a Mitten Tree to help area children. Donations can be dropped off each weekend at Don's Tree Farm, 6396 Hickman Rd., Greenwood. All items will be distributed locally at the Boy & Girls Club and at local schools in association with the Georgetown Presbyterian Church's Tabitha Circle. Call 349-0555 for more information.

Choir presents 'Canticle of Christmas' The Atlanta Road Alliance Church choir, under the direction of Richard Trice, will present "Canticle of Christmas" on Friday, Dec. 14, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 16, at 7 p.m. "Canticle of Christmas" is a special blend of familiar carols and newer seasonal songs that take the listener on a journey back to that very first Christmas with the story retold entirely in song. The church is located at 22625 Atlanta Rd., Seaford. For more information, call the church at 629-5600 or visit

St. Luke's distributes coats St. Luke's Episcopal Church distributed over 100 lightly used coats, sweaters, sweatshirts, warm hats, gloves and scarves to those needing warm clothing for the winter. These items were donated by members of the community. People dropped by the Parish Hall on Saturday, Nov. 24, to make their selections.

Christmas Handbell Concert A Christmas Handbell Concert featuring the Capital Ringers of Dover will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, at Centenary United Methodist Church in Laurel.

Jerry Jones Ministries in concert Jerry Jones Ministries will be in concert at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the Seaford Kiwanis Club Christmas Dinner, Methodist Manor Fellowship Hall, Middleford Road, Seaford. They will also perform at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at the Nanticoke Senior Center Birthday Luncheon/Christmas Concert, 1001 West Locust St., Seaford. For more information, call 302-228-4813, email or visit

Free lunch and clothing The Seaford Wesleyan Church will be sponsoring a free lunch and clothing event on Saturday, Dec. 8, at the St Luke's Episopal Church, 202 North Street, Seaford, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.