Church News
Thursday, June 08, 2006
 
Third & North prayer march
The second annual prayer march will take place on Saturday, June 10, 9 a.m., starting at the Seaford Mission, Third and North streets, Seaford. The event is sponsored by Seaford Neighborhood Watch. Prayer will be led by the Rev. Tyrone Johnson, founder and director of Churches Take a Corner in Wilmington. He has pledged to bring a group of people from Wilmington to pray for a transformation in the Seaford community, according to Pat Jones, a Seaford councilperson helping to coordinate the event. She is asking for each church in the community to send two or more representatives. Phone her at 628-1908 for more information.

St. John's yard sale
St. John's Community Thrift Shop, 259 Conwell Street, Seaford, is renting tables for a yard sale, Saturday, June 17, 8 a.m. until noon. Each table will be $7. Call 629-9466 to make a reservation. Regular Saturday sales are 9 a.m. until noon. Gospel Cafe
Centenary United Methodis Church, Poplar and Market streets, Laurel, is hosting a Christian music hour each Saturday 6 - 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. June guest singers are: Donald White, June June 10; Shannon Whaley and C. Bud Scott, June 17; and "Lights of Home," June 24. Every week, Mary Ann Young sings Gospel favorites. Everyone is invited to attend. Come as you are. Contact the Church office at 875-3983 or Bruce Willey at 875-5539.

Fun and fellowship dance
St. John's United Methodist Church will have a fun and fellowship dance on Saturday, June 17, from 5:30 to 10 p.m. The dinner (choice of steak or baked chicken breast) will be catered by the Seaford Men of the Moose. Christian and dinner music will be provided during dinner by Jerry Jones and Mark Lowery CD Specials with live performances by "Lights of Home" and musical memories by Charles Michel (music from the 1940s to 1980s). The price is $18 a person with advance tickets only. Groups of six or more must reserve a table in order to sit together. Call Ruth Rhoades at 629-0789 for tickets and table reservations. All adults are welcome with proceeds going to missions projects.

Seaford Nazarene Gospel Concert
Seaford Church of the Nazarene, located at 520 South Dual Highway, will be featuring the Reunion Quartet on Saturday, June 17, at 7 p.m. The concert admission is free; a love offering will be taken. For additional information, call 629-3929 or 381-6514.

Financial conference in June
There will be a financial empowerment conference, "Exodus 2006," presented by Dr. Nasir K. Siddiki. In the 1980s, Dr. Siddiki was a successful Muslim businessman by secular world standards. He raised millions of dollars in revenue for companies worldwide. As a seminar speaker, he attracted crowds of up to 10,000, who came to listen and learn about his keys to success. Having achieved his dream of financial success, he drove expensive cars and lived in luxurious homes. For years he accomplished great feats and set performance records in marketing and sales. Then one day, he was diagnosed with shingles – a deadly virus that attacked his nervous system. It was a life threatening situation for which there was no cure at the time. The doctors gave Nasir no hope, so in desperation he cried out to God and his life changed forever. The conference will take place at Christ Evangelistic Church in Laurel on June 11 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on June 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. Phone 875-2915 for more information.

Gospel concert for Senior Center
There will be a gospel concert to benefit the building fund of the Nanticoke Senior Center on Saturday, June 24, starting at 6 p.m. at St. John's United Methodist Church. The event is being sponsored by the Country Music Association, Seaford chapter. The emcee will be Jennifer Burke of WOLC radio. Artists taking part include Tony Crowe, Jerry Jones, Laura Mitchell, Kathy Wright, "Revived" and C. Bud Scott. Admission is free; an offering will be taken. For more information, contact Jerry Jones at 629-9689.

United Fellowship convention
The United Fellowship Churches of The Lower Eastern Shore will have its 10th annual convention June 19-25 in Pocomoke, Md. at 403 Market St. Special events are planned each day during the convention. Phone 410-957-4735 for more information.

No Name Band at Grace UMC
The No Name Band will be at Grace United Methodist Church Hall, Georgetown, on Friday, June 9, at 7:30 p.m. For further information, contact everett Warrington at 337-7198.

Laurel Baptist Church concert
Laurel Baptist Church will have a concert featuring The Cash Family on Sunday, June 11, beginning at 7 p.m. Vacation Bible School, The Artic Edge, will kick-off on Sunday, June 25, at 5 p.m. and will continue through June 30 every evening at 6 p.m.. For further information, call Helen Close at 875-5624.

Episcopalians convention
Episcopalians from around the country will gather in Columbus, Ohio, June 11-22 for the church's general convention. On the agenda will be the election of a new Bishop to succeed Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold, who will retire later this year. The convention delegate from St. Luke's Episcopal Church is Herb Quick of Seaford. Convention information can be found on the official website of the Episcopal Church: www.episcopalchurch.org.

Summer Camp at Mt. Olivet
There is still time to check out Mt. Olivet Preschool's Summer Camp. This enrichment program is offered Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon, for children ages 3-6. The six-week camp program runs Tuesday, June 20, through Thursday, July 27. For information on either of the preschool programs, call Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church at 629-4458 or Linda Stephenson at 629-2786.

Latin Mass June 18
A Latin mass according to the Missal of 1962 is celebrated on the third Sunday of every month at 3 p.m. at Holy Cross Church in Dover. The mass will be celebrated on June 18. The mass is always a Missa Cantata using traditional Gregorian chant. For further information, call 302-674-5781.

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