Church News
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Breakfast benefit Come enjoy a great breakfast to benefit the Emmaus/Chrysalis Team of St. Stephen's UMC. The breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, in Camelot Hall at St. Stephens Church in Delmar. The menu includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, scrapple, fruit cup, biscuits, juices, coffee and milk. Tickets, which are $8 per adult, $4 for ages 4 to 12 and free for children 3 and under, are available at the door or by calling 846-9501 or 907-0093.

Animal Blessing at St. Mary's St. Mary's Episcopal Church is planning special events for Apple Scrapple in Bridgeville on Saturday, Oct. 12. There will be Civil War re-enactors on the church grounds; a quilt display in the church; and the church's Annual Chili Luncheon with chili, chicken salad, hot dogs, BBQ chipped ham, plus baked goods table in the parish hall with indoor seating and restrooms.

Men's Day at Macedonia Macedonia A.M.E. Church will hold Men's Day at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13. The Golden Keys of Smithfield, Va. will be in concert. There will be a free will offering. For more information, contact O.D. McGee at 302-345-4079 or John Francis at 609-517-8327.

Cokesbury Homecoming A Homecoming is planned for Cokesbury United Methodist Church, near Reliance, on Sunday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. The speaker is the Rev. Linda Mariner. Special music will be presented by Henry Fields. Dinner will follow.

Beef and Dumpling Dinner Mt. Zion Methodist Church will host a beef and dumpling dinner at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19. Carry-outs will be available at 4. The church is located on Rt. 13A between Seaford and Laurel.

Family fun at St. Stephens St. Stephens United Methodist Church will hold a Fall Festival at the church on State Street in Delmar on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be oyster fritter sandwiches by the King family, craft vendors, a yard sale, bake sale, live music by the Kings Ambassadors, homemade ice cream, a petting zoo, barrel train, hayrides and children's crafts. St. Stephens is sponsoring a Christmas Tree in State Street Park this year. The tree will have about 5,000 lights which are $5 each in honor or memory of the loved ones in your life. The tree lighting ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. on Dec. 1, with a rain date of Dec. 7. For more information, visit or call the office at 846-9501.

Christian Writer's Conference Vine & Vessels Christian Writers Fellowship will host its 5th Annual 2013 "Connecting Pen To Purpose" Christian Writer's Conference on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Crossroad Community Church, Georgetown. National speaker, conference director, author, Marlene Bagnull, Litt.D will serve as the keynote speaker.

Conference rates are $20 for youth (ages 10-18), $40 for adults (19-61) and $25 for seniors (62+). Registration packet includes two workshops, continental breakfast and lunch. Register online at, or mail the registration form and payment to Vine & Vessels CWF, PO Box 1716, Seaford, DE 19973. For more information, contact directors Betty Jarman at 448-5939 or Joyce Sessoms at 382-9904.

Galestown Church Homecoming Galestown United Methodist Church will have a Homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 20, at 2 p.m. The Rev. Ruth Tull will be the speaker. Calvin Collins and Randy Marine will sing. Following the service there will be a buffet meal served at the Galestown Community House. All are welcome.

Oyster/Chicken Salad Dinner Centenary United Methodist Church, Poplar and Market streets, Laurel, will hold an Oyster and Chicken Salad Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 4 to 7 p.m. Cost is $13 for adults, $6 for children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and under. Carry outs are available.

'The Case for Creation' Kyle Butt, M.A., Apologetics Press, will present his "The Case for Creation" on Nov. 1-3. He will be at Seaford Middle School Auditorium on Nov. 1-2 and Seaford Church of Christ Auditorium on Nov. 3. Butt weaves scientific and historical evidence into the Biblical model of Creation, showing that true science does not contradict an accurate reading of the Bible. For more information, call Seaford Church of Christ at 629-6206 or 450-2886.

Hymn Sing The Kings Ambassadors will perform at the First Baptist Church of Delmar, 501 Bi-State Blvd., Delmar, Md., on Sunday evening, Nov. 3, at 6 p.m. All are invited to come and share in Christian fellowship. Refreshments will be served.

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 details, go to or call 875-7814.

Gospel Cafe at The Ark Gospel Cafe at The Ark, Seaford Wesleyan Church, US 13, every Saturday at 6 p.m. Dinner at 5:15 p.m. For more information contact Nancy at 875-5539.

Open Mic Christian Night Open Mic Christian Night is the first and third Friday of every 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. Bring your singing talents - CD or musical instrument. One person, group singers, young to seniors welcome. Free admission and free snacks. For details call Dean at 875-2115.