Church News
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Events at St. Stephens Aug. 15 - Movie night in State Street Park in Delmar. Snowie in the park by 8 p.m., movie at dusk. Sept. 14 - Beef and Dumpling dinner at the VFW in Delmar to benefit Relay for Life. Oct. 18 - Fall Festival at Camelot Hall featuring the Homeland Singers. For more information, call the church office at 846-9501 or visit

Carey's United Methodist Camp The 126th session of Carey's United Methodist Camp is July 30 through Aug. 10. Bring your family and friends. Thursday, Aug. 7 - The Anchormen in concert, 7:30 p.m.; Youth Service - worship, snacks and activities for all ages - 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8 - Bible School closing program, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9 - Music by Pastor Cliff Toomey - Beyond the Ashes, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10 - Music by Pastor Rick Betts, Crossroads Praise and Worship, 7:30 p.m.

Special services Special services will be held at Christ Evangelistic Church in Laurel on Sunday, Aug. 10. Dewey Friedel will be at the 11 a.m. service and The Anchormen will be at the 7 p.m. service. Join us for ministry and music at its best.

Jerry Jones Ministries to perform Jerry Jones Ministries will perform on the following dates in August: Aug. 10 - St. Paul's UMC, Cambridge, Md., 11 a.m. Aug. 17 - Seaford Presbyterian Church, 10 a.m. Aug. 19 - Nanticoke Senior Center, Seaford, 10 a.m.; Birthday Luncheon, 10:30 a.m. Aug. 24 - Bozman UMC, Homecoming, Bozman, Md., 3 p.m. Aug. 29 - Homestead Manor, Denton, Md., 1:30 p.m. For more information, call 228-4813.

VBS at Laurel Wesleyan Church Join the Vacation Bible School adventure, "Adventures in His Mighty Kingdom," at Laurel Wesleyan Church, nightly, Aug. 11-15 from 6:30 to 8:30. Children ages 3 through 12 are welcome to attend. For more information, contact the church office at 875-5380 or visit

VBS at Victory Tabernacle Victory Tabernacle Church of God in Laurel presents SonTreasure Island VBS on Aug. 8 from 6:30-9 p.m., Aug. 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Aug. 10 at 11 a.m. The church is located at 28261 Seaford Rd., Laurel. For info, call 302-542-2835.

VBS at Bethel UMC Bethel UMC of Oak Grove, located west of Seaford at 2381 Neal's School Road, will hold Vacation Bible School on Aug. 18-22 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. for kids in pre-K to fifth grade. Each night the children will learn about God and his love for us through Bible stories, music, crafts, games and snacks.

For more information and to register, call 629-6126.

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.

Bethel Charge presents VBS program Bethel Charge will host a one day Vacation Bible School (VBS) program, "Shake It Up Cafe," on Saturday, Aug. 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mt. Zion Church, Laurel. Children ages 3 (potty trained please) through 12 are invited to join us for a fun-filled day of games, crafts, music and stories all designed to give children a recipe for living out God's Word. Pre-registration is encouraged. Please send an email to and let us know you are interested in attending and we will send you a registration form to be filled out for each child. Children may arrive beginning at 8:30 a.m. and lunch will be provided.

VBS for mentally challenged The BSSP Program at Christ Lutheran Church, 315 N. Shipley St., Seaford, will host its summer Vacation Bible School program on Aug. 11-15, for mentally challenged youth and adults. The theme is "Gangway to Galilee" where we will explore the Sea of Galilee. Students will sing, pray and learn that Jesus gives amazing grace. A light dinner will be served from 6 to 6:30 p.m. Class is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bible stories will be told by a storyteller and there will be puppets, music, games and crafts. Come join the fun and bring a friend. For more information, call Leona at 629-2770 or Donna at 629-4183.

Monthly writers' group Have you always wished you could write stories, articles or even a book, but don't 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.