Church News
Thursday, December 20, 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

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. For more information, go to or call 875-7814 or 841-0567.

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.

Candle Light Service Candle Light Service at 8 p.m. on December 24 Compassionate Shepherd Ministries at The Lighthouse Church, 7225 Kaye Road, just off Rt. 9 County Seat Hwy. at Dukes Lumber Road. All are very welcome for this special night of praise and music.

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.

"Fit & Fun Fellowship" The Seaford Wesleyan Women meet once a week for a night of "Fit & Fun Fellowship." All ladies are welcome to join us as we exercise our bodies and refresh our spirits. There is no charge to attend. For more information, call 629-9859.

"The Promised Hope" The Church of God of Prophecy presents, "The Promised Hope starts with a baby's first cry," on Sunday, Dec. 23 at 6 p.m. The church is located at 22699 Bridgeville Hwy., Seaford.

Christmas Eve Service Sailor's Bethel United Methodist Church in Bethel, Delaware is having a traditional Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Christmas Eve at 11pm. Everyone is welcome.

"A Crossroad Family Christmas" Join us for "A Crossroad Family Christmas" at Crossroad Community Church, 20684 State Forest Rd., Georgetown (just off 404), at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 22 and Sunday, Dec. 23 at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Visit with us as we transform the sanctuary into the Crossroads living room. Call 629-0111 for more information.

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. Perishable food donation welcome. 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."

Candlelight and Communion A Christmas Eve Candlelight and Communion service will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 24, at Seaford Presbyterian Church, 701 Bridgeville Hwy. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 629-9077.

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Laurel Wesleyan Church will hold a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, "O Holy Night," at 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 24. Everyone is invited to attend. The church is located at 30186 Seaford Rd., a half mile north of Laurel on Alternate 13. Let's celebrate the birth of our savior together.

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Concord United Methodist Church will hold a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service with Communion at 9 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 24. The public is invited to attend. The church is located at 25322 Church Rd., Rte. 20A, east of Seaford. For more information, call the church at 628-8114.

Christmas at All Saint's, Delmar All are welcome to join us at All Saint's Church located at 10th and Grove streets, Delmar, in our celebrations this holy season. Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 7 p.m.: Holy Eucharist with carols and candlelight Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 8 a.m.: Morning Prayer Dec. 30, 10 a.m.: Service of Lessons and Carols Jan. 6, 2013, 10 a.m.: The Feast of the Epiphany

Jehovah's Witnesses attend assembly A two-day Circuit Assembly of Jehovah's Witnesses was held on Nov. 24-25, in Crownsville, Md. Families from 10 congregations on the Delmarva Peninsula gathered for the faith strengthening program. The theme was "Safeguard Your Mind" and was based on the scripture, Matthew 22:37. The highlight of the service was the baptism when three individuals symbolized their dedication to God's will. Attendees came from congregations in Cambridge, Easton and Queenstown, Md. as well as Seaford, Laurel, Milford, Felton, Woodside, Georgetown and Dagsboro. Similar programs are held around the world.