Church News
Thursday, April 04, 2013
Revival service at Mt. Pleasant "Come to Jesus Meetings," a revival service, will be held April 5-7, at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church. Evangelist is the Rev. Jim Hughes from Newfield, N.J. Rev. Hughes will present the message through preaching, teaching, concert and drama. Friday and Saturday services are at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday service is at 6 p.m. The church is located at 33038 Mt. Pleasant Rd., Laurel. For details call the Rev. Dr. Everett Issacs at 337-3212.

Woodland United Contata Woodland United Methodist Church presents their Easter Contata, "Redeeming Love" on April 7 at 9 a.m.

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.

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, the Country House or Trinity UMC church office or phone 410-548-2340. Tickets are $12.

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.

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."

Soups and sandwiches Concord United Methodist Church will sell a variety of homemade soups and freshly made sandwiches on Saturday, April 13, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Community House at 25322 Church Rd., Seaford. Desserts and beverages will also be available. Eat in or carry-outs available. Proceeds benefit church missions. Concord UMC is located on Rt. 20A east of Seaford, just off Concord Road (Rt. 20). Call 628-8114 for more information.

Eagle's Nest Christian Academy gala Join members of the Eagle's Nest Christian Academy family as they honor the school's founder, Pastor Bill Sammons, with a grand gala on April 12, from 5 to 8 p.m. The evening will feature food by Calypso Catering, a incredible auction, and fellowship with staff, students and members of the community. Pastor Sammons and others will speak on the vision for the school he received from God, how it grew over the last 15 years and future plans. It all takes place at the school at 26633 Zion Church Road, in Milton. Tickets are $50 each. Table sponsorships are also available. For more information on sponsorship opportunities and to get tickets, call the school at 302-684-4983.

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 and the second class will meet on Saturday evenings from 5 to 7 p.m. For more information, call 629-9755.

Robert Cameron 5K Central Worship Center located at 14545 Sycamore Rd., Laurel, will hold the Robert Cameron 5K on Saturday, April 13. The event is being held to help Cameron's family which includes his wife Maggie and their five children. Cameron died from major injuries when he fell while working on a building for a local organization. Packet pick up is the day of the race at 7:30 a.m. The race begins at 9 a.m. Early registration (before April 7) is $30 and includes a t-shirt. To register, visit Group discount is available as well as an option for a donation. Registration the day of the 5K is $35. For more information or to become a sponsor, contact Suzanne Barger at 704-267-9966. For information on vendor booths, contact Tina Tolson at 302-245-2922.

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.

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. in Laurel.

'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.

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.

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. 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.

Bus trip to Women of Faith Gethsemane United Methodist Church will host a bus trip to Women of Faith in Philadelphia, Pa., on Sept. 6-7. Trip includes hotel, bus and event. For information, email or call 302-236-4069.

St. Luke's newsletter St. Luke's Episcopal Church offers its newsletter online and also via email. Luke's Letter is published quarterly and is available on: 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 info, call St. Luke's office at 629-7979.