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 www.lighthousechurch.us or call 875-7814 or 841-0567.
Pre-Appreciation Service Booker Street Church of God in Georgetown will hold a Pre-Appreciation Service featuring Apostle Linda Tucker of Higher Ground Ministries International of Wilmington at 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 10. There will be a free will offering. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, call Sister Peggy at 856-3404 or the church at 856-9097.
Revival meetings Laurel Baptist Church will hold revival meetings on March 10-13, starting at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Blvd. Any questions, call Shirley at 875-2314.
'The First Martyr' "The First Martyr," an original play that surrounds the life of Jesus Christ, a production of Power Production Ministries, will be presented at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 13 and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, in the Wicomico Senior High School Auditorium, Salisbury. Tickets are available online at www.thefirstmartyr.com, the Country House or Trinity UMC church office or phone 410-548-2340. Tickets are $12.
Luncheon at St. George's Church A luncheon featuring oyster - chicken salad and hot dog sandwiches, vegetable soup, peas and dumplings, desserts and baked goods will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at St. George's United Methodist Church. The church is located on St. George's Road, between Laurel and Delmar.
Salvation Army offers new program The Salvation Army Sussex Chapel has begun a new program this year, Music & Moore for area second and third graders. The goal of the program is to help improve reading skills through Mission: Literacy, a Christian based reading program designed to reinforce reading skills learned at school. The program meets Wednesdays after school from 3:45 to 6 p.m. at the Salvation Army on 23431 Sussex Hwy. For more information, contact Lt. Aida L. Manso-Roln at 628-2020.
Events at All Saint's Church All Saint's Episcopal Church located at 10th and Grove streets in Delmar is offering the following events: Lenten Worship, Fellowship, Study - On Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the church is offering an Order of Worship followed by a soup supper, a DVD presentation and discussion on the topic, An Overview of Ancient Israelite History; March 13, The Flood Story; and March 20, Covenant. Palm Sunday, Holy Week Schedule - March 24-Sunday of the Passion, with the Liturgy of the Palms and the Holy Eucharist, 10 a.m. March 29 - Liturgy for Good Friday followed by the Stations of the Cross, noon and 7 p.m. March 31 - Easter Day: The Sunday of the Resurrection, with the Lighting of the Pascal Candle and the Holy Eucharist, 10 a.m. All are welcome.
Homemade Easter Eggs Christ Lutheran Church will sell Homemade Easter Eggs - peanut butter, coconut cream, butter cream - for $3.50 each. These are the first ever and the best on the Shore. Order deadline is March 20. Call 629-9751 or 629-9755.
Community Lenten Services For Christians, Ash Wednesday signifies the first day in the season of Lent, marking the liturgical period prior to Easter. Upcoming host church services Wednesday, March 13 - Church of God, 743 Clarence St., Seaford Wednesday, March 20 - Our Lady of Lourdes RCC, 532 E. Stein Hwy., Seaford Worship begins at noon, ending at 12:25, lunch goes until 1 (or longer for those who do not need to get back to the office). 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. Non-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."
'Fit & Fun Fellowship' The Seaford Wesleyan Women meet once a week for a free night of "Fit & Fun Fellowship."
All ladies are welcome to join us as we exercise our bodies and refresh our spirits. For details call 629-9859.
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.
Lenten fish dinners Lenten fish dinners will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church Hall, Stein Highway, Seaford, on Fridays, March 8, March 15, and March 22. Time is 4:30 to 7 p.m. Cost is $9.
Christian Movie Night Christian Movie Night at Laurel Baptist Church will be held the last Friday of the month at 7 p.m. Nursery and refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Pastor Steve and Brenda Booth at 381-1850. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Blvd.
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 third Tuesday night of each month at Grace Baptist Church, Atlanta Road, Seaford. Call 628-4594 for more information.
Marriage video series Marriage can be the source of our greatest success or our greatest failure. Christ's Church of New Hope wants to help you build a strong marriage with a four part video series, "Making the Most of Your Marriage," by Dr. John Maxwell. The series will be shown on Fridays at 7 p.m. at 811 East Ivy Dr., Seaford. For more information, join us at Christ's Church of New Hope (meets at the Banquet Hall next to Jimmy's Grille) at 10 a.m. on Sundays or call 628-8417.
Annual Men's Day Celebration The men of New Zion UMC are celebrating their Annual Men's Day with a weekend full of spiritual events. This year's theme is "Men with a Vision." There will be a Gospel concert featuring "The Mighty Men of Calvary" on Friday, March 15, at 7 p.m. at the church. On Saturday, March 16, at 6:30 p.m. in the dining hall, there will be a Men's Day Banquet featuring Oliver Bennett of Birdsnest, VA, as the guest speaker. Tickets are $25. Then on Sunday, March 17, Elder George Hayes of Raytown, MO, will bring the morning message at 10 a.m. For more information, contact Tyrone Johnson at 542-8068 or Wayne Hooper at 682-5617.
Youth yard sale, fish sandwich sale The youth of New Zion UMC are having a yard sale and Fish Sandwich sale on Saturday, March 30. The yard sale is from 7 a.m. to noon and the fish sandwich sale is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $5. The church address is 428 West 6th Street in Laurel. For more information, contact Amy Handy at 875-4263.
Divorce Support Group DivorceCare¨, a support group for adults experiencing the pain of divorce or separation, will meet on Wednesdays from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. beginning March 13 and running through June 5, at Atlanta Road Alliance Church in Seaford. Childcare is not available, however, children in kindergarten through grade 6 may attend Awana and those in grades 7-12 may attend the youth group. Cost for class materials is $15. To pre-register or obtain more information, call 629-5600.
Griefshare class offered Griefshare, a special seminar and group support for people grieving the loss of someone close, will be offered at Encounter Praize at Christ Lutheran Church, Seaford. Griefshare is a non-denominational group that features Biblical teaching on grief and recovery. You are welcome to begin attending the Griefshare group at any session. One class will meet on Friday mornings from 9 to 11 (for those who can meet during the day) and the second class will meet on Saturday evenings from 5 to 7 p.m. (for those who can meet at night). The Friday class will start on Friday, March 8 and the Saturday class will start on Saturday, March 9. Both classes will run for 13 weeks. For more information, call 629-9755.