Church News
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Homecoming at Union UMC Union United Methodist Church in Bridgeville will hold its annual Homecoming Service, Coming Home, at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Alfred Taylor and the Jubilee Ringers, the adult bell choir and The Joyful Ringers, the children's bell choir will perform. A meal will be held after the service in Fellowship Hall. For more information, call the church office at 337-7409 or e-mail

Ladies Fall Conference Calvary Baptist Church in Georgetown presents its Ladies Fall Conference 2013, Never Stop Coming, on Friday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 2 at 8:30 a.m. Keynote speaker is Joanna Arp from Clarks Summit, Pa. You will be blessed as Joanna shares how to pray when things in life don't go our way. She will dig into God's word and enlighten us on how a continual personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ is key in the times we are living in. Call 856-3773 or visit for more information on how to register for the conference.

Hawaiian Luau at Christ Lutheran A Hawaiian Luau will be held at Christ Lutheran Church in Seaford from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9. Admission is free. There will be a silent auction, wild Hawaiian DJ and an a la carte food menu at affordable prices. Hawaiian dress is encouraged but not required. The menu includes pulled pork sweet barbecue sandwiches, hot dogs with Hawaiian relish, luau punch, banana nut cake, coleslaw, macaroni salad, pineapple upside down cake and ambrosia salad. Proceeds benefit the Christ Lutheran Food Shelf. Matching funds are available from Thrivent Financial.

'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.

Fall Bazaar Stein Highway Church of God Fall Bazaar will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2. There will be soup, sandwiches, crafts and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Teresa at 519-4376 and leave a message. Vendors are welcome.

Hymn Sing The Kings Ambassadors will perform at the First Baptist Church of Delmar located at 501 Bi-State Blvd., Delmar, Md., on Sunday evening, Nov. 3, at 6. 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.

Christmas Extravaganza Trinity UMC on Phillips Hill Road in Laurel near Trap Pond will hold its Annual Christmas Extravaganza from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2. Join us for one-stop shopping from many home vendors including Pampered Chef, Avon, Scentsy, Origami Owl, Thirty One, Longaberger and many handmade items including quilts, toys and decorations.

Food will be available and proceeds will support our Youth Group. If you are a vendor and would like to set up a table, contact Karen Rogers at 875-2078.

Dinner at Mt. Nebo A dinner will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, at Mt. Nebo Fellowship Hall in Delmar. There will be fried chicken, meat loaf, ham, dumplings, mac and cheese and mashed potatoes and gravy. Cost is $12 for adults and $6 for children. For more information, contact Rosamae Smith at 897-4170 or

Community Action plans dinner First State Community Action Agency, a statewide non-profit helping low-income people become self-sufficient, is celebrating 48 years of service with an annual dinner and recognition ceremony, on Monday, Nov. 18, at Dover Downs Conference Center. The event, which will begin at 5:30 p.m., will feature a live auction, special music by Shades of Blue jazz ensemble, and nationally renowned preacher and educator, Dr. Tony Campolo, Ph.D. Dr. Campolo, professor emeritus of sociology at Eastern University in St. Davids, Pa., has authored 35 books and is the founder of the Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education (EAPE).For more information about Dr. Campolo, visit Tickets are $85 per person. For tickets or more information, call 302-856-7761 or visit

Tailgate for Jesus, dance tickets Mt. Olivet welcomes the local community to a day of fellowship as we celebrate our annual Tailgate for Jesus from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10. Everyone is welcome to enjoy the day with us. During the event, you may also purchase tickets for the annual Father-Daughter dance which will take place from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25, at Seaford High School. To purchase tickets for the dance after the event, visit Posey Place in Seaford or go online at Dance tickets, which are $10 or $12.50 online, must be bought in advance.

SBM holds graduation ceremony A graduation ceremony was held on Oct. 26, at Sunday Breakfast Mission (SBM) of Wilmington for three men and three women who completed the Mission's Discipleship Program. The program helps participants get back on their feet through intensive training and providing the support for each graduate to reconnect with family, work and the Wilmington community. The Sunday Breakfast Mission of Wilmington is located at 110 N. Poplar Street in Wilmington. The Rev. Laymon may be reached at 302-293-7767.

Gift Shoppe reopens in Laurel The Gift Shoppe, a fundraiser, has reopened at Christ the Cornerstone Community Church, 28714 Seaford Rd., Laurel. The shop is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays through Dec. 14 (except for Nov. 30). Holiday items include Christmas wreaths, garlands, centerpieces, dishware, accessories, quilts, cookie jars, lighthouses and more. Regular items include dishware, furniture, candle holders, glassware, tools, clothing, jewelry and much more.

Men's Day Service Annual Men's Day Service at Mt. Pisgah AME Church, 307 Townsend St., Laurel, will be held on Sunday, Nov. 10. Morning service is 10:30 a.m. and afternoon service is 3:30 p.m. Dinner is served between services. Everyone is invited to attend.

Oyster & Fish Sandwich Sale The women of New Zion United Methodist Church, 428 W. 6th St., Laurel, will have an Oyster and Fish Sandwich or Platter Sale on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 11 a.m. until, at the church. Oyster sandwich is $7.50 and platter is $10; fish sandwich is $5 and platter is $7.50. Platters come with a choice of two sides: mac & cheese, potato salad, greens or string beans. All platters come with a dessert. For more information, contact Maggie DuPont at 875-0744.