Church News
Thursday, June 05, 2014
Services at Old Christ Church Summer services for Old Christ Church, Laurel, will be held at 10 a.m. on the first Sunday of each month, June through September. The services are conducted according to an historic liturgy, Holy Eucharist, celebrated by the Rev. Howard Backus and sermon. Come as you are and enjoy worship in this church which was built in 1771. For more information, call 875-3644.

VBS at Centenary UMC Centenary United Methodist Church, Poplar & Market Sts., Laurel, will hold Vacation Bible School, Weird Animals, from June 23-27, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Children from the ages of 4 through 6th grade are welcome to attend. Each day children will learn through the Bible story, music, songs, crafts, games and snacks. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Register by picking up a form at the church office. For more information, contact Sharon Whaley at 875-2778.

All-you-can-eat Fish Fry Centenary UMC located at 200 W. Market St., Laurel, will host an all-you-can-eat Fish Fry from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 21. Cost is $12 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12 and children under 6 are free. Carry-outs are available.

Gospel Cafe The Gospel Cafe will be held on Saturday, June 7, at Christ Evangelistic Church, 9802 Camp Rd., Laurel. Dinner catered by Marilyns Catering is at 5 p.m. followed by music featuring McKenzie George, The Cheer Boys and some of the Shores most talented artists at 6. Come join us for an evening of food, fellowship and praise to our Lord. The Gospel Cafe is non-denominational and everyone is welcome. For more information, contact Nancy at 875-5539.

Gospel Music Sing A Gospel Music Sing will be held at Shiloh Community Church, 14181 Shiloh Church Rd., Laurel, at 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 8. The Murray Family will provide music for the evening and fellowship will follow in the Church Hall. For more information, contact Nancy at 339-3341.

Open Mike Christian Night Open Mike Christian Night is the first and third Friday of every month from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Lighthouse Church. Free admission and free snacks. Bring your singing talents and CD or musical instrument. One person, group singers, young to seniors are welcome. Enjoy singing, praises and testimonials to the Lord. An array of great singers are already lined up. The church is located at 27225 Kaye Rd., Laurel. For information and scheduling, call Dean at 875-2115. Visit us on Facebook at Open Mike Christian Night.

Native American Womens Choir A Native American womens praise choir representing 19 tribes will perform at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 11, at Grace Baptist Church in Seaford. The choir will present a program of praise music singing in the Cherokee, Choctaw and Chickasaw languages. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call the church at 629-8434 or 629-9617.

Monthly writers group Have you always wished you could write stories, articles or even a book, but dont know how to begin? Have you drafted manuscripts, but need help getting them published? Whether you are a novice or have achieved success in writing, you are invited to join Kingdom Writers Fellowship. We are a small, warm and welcoming writers group that meets monthly on the third Tuesday evening at Grace Baptist Church in Seaford. For more information, call 858-2239 or 628-4594.

Sussex Community Choir to perform

Agape Temple International Ministries, Inc. presents the Sussex Community Choir at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 7. The church is located at 40 Schulze Rd., Greenwood.

MWM meets on June 14 Mothers With a Mission (MWM) will hold their second open meeting on Saturday, June 14, from 9 to 11 a.m. on the second floor of the Georgetown Public Library. Led by Candy Abbott, MWM seeks to build up godly mothers in an effort to give the world something to aspire to. The group is made up of mothers who think it is about time to speak up and do something positive to bring back morality and spirituality to the nation we call home. To register for the meeting, visit If you cant make the meeting or would like more information about the group, visit You may also contact Abbott at 856-6649 or 542-8510 or email

Grief support group GriefShare, a 13 week nondenominational grief support group is being offered by St. Johns United Methodist Church in Seaford, beginning Sunday, June 22. Sessions will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. GriefShare is a biblical based program for the journey of grief and recovery utilizing video, workbook and group discussion. It is nondenominational and all are welcome. To join, call the office of St. Johns at 629-9466 to register.

No Name Band to perform The No Name Band will be at Grace Church Fellowship Hall, Georgetown, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 6. For more information, call Everett Warrington at 337-7198.

Jeannettes in concert Asbury United Methodist Church, Rt. 9, near Hardscrabble, will welcome Jimmy and Pattie Jeannette as they bring a special service of music and message on Sunday, June 22 at 9:15 a.m. Jimmy Jeannette, a rural mail carrier, has a special gift of song and sharing his love of God with fellow Christians. Pattie joins him in beautiful songs which will comfort and inspire. Asbury welcomes all to come and join in this special servic

Sussex County Prayer Breakfast Tickets are on sale for the 37th annual Sussex County Prayer Breakfast to be held on Tuesday, June 17. Pastor Saint Clair Sterling from Delmarva Teen Challenge in Seaford will be the featured guest speaker. Pastor Sterling grew up in Kingston Jamaica in a life filled with drug addiction and recklessness. He found a new life in Christ through the ministry of Teen Challenge Jamaica. He is currently the mens supervisor at Delmarva Teen Challenge in Seaford. The Sussex County Prayer Breakfast is held each year to bring citizens and community leaders together for a morning of ministry, music and personal reflection. The event is attended by business professionals, community leaders and various representatives of local, county, state and federal governments. Ticket sales and community sponsorships help support this annual event. Former County Councilman Dale R. Dukes is again volunteering his time to coordinate the breakfast. The breakfast will begin at 6:45 a.m. on June 17, at Crossroad Community Church, Rt. 404 and State Forest Road, west of Georgetown. The ministry and music portion of the program will begin at 7:30 a.m. Tickets are $15 per person or $110 per table of eight and will be available on a first-come, first served basis. For tickets and more information, call Dukes at 875-7551 or mail a check by June 10, payable to Sussex County Prayer Breakfast, to Dale Dukes, 28504 Dukes Lumber Rd., Laurel, DE 19956.