Church News
Thursday, June 15, 2006
 
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 Methodist 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: 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. Contact the Church 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.

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.

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.

Treasure Cove Vacation Bible School
Christ Lutheran Church, 315 Shipley Street in Seaford, is holding Vacation Bible School for ages 3-12, June 26-30 from 6 to 8 p.m. Please join us as we discover the riches of Christ. For more information or to preregister, call 629-9755.

St Philip's parishioners trip
On Sunday, June 4, parishioners from St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Laurel traveled to the Cathedral Church of St. John in Wilmington to attend the evensong service. During the service Bishop Wright blessed a Kneeler hand-stitched by Nancy Hitch of St. Philip's.

Centenary Vacation Bible School
Centenary United Methodist Church, Poplar and Market streets, Laurel, will be holding Vacation Bible School from June 19-23, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Children from the ages of fourth through sixth grades are welcome to attend. Each day children will learn through the Bible story, music, songs, crafts, games and snacks. Pre-registration is encouraged. Register your children for Vacation Bible School by picking up a form at the church. For further information, contact Sharon Whaley at 875-2778.

Old Christ Church open for tours
Old Christ Church, located on Chipman's Pond Road, near Laurel, will be open for touring on the following Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m., June 25, July 30 and Aug. 20. Old Christ Church is one of the few historic churches in the United States that still hold services on a regular basis during the summer months.

Seaford Wesleyan Bible School
Seaford Wesleyan Church "The Ark" invites children ages 2 through 12 to the "Fiesta of Fun" at Vacation Bible School from June 27-30 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The finale will be on Sunday, July 2, during the 10:30 a.m. service. The Ark is located at 26630 Sussex Highway, Seaford. Call the church office at 628-1020.

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