Church News
Thursday, July 02, 2015
VBS at Alliance Church Camp Kilimanjaro: An Epic Expedition Through Proverbs is the theme of Vacation Bible School at Atlanta Road Alliance Church, July 27-31, for children ages 4 through grade 6. Children may come for supper at 5:30 p.m.; the program is from 6-8:30. There will be singing, Bible stories, recreation, discovery centers, snacks and mission stories. Pre-registration is requested. Online registration is available or registration forms may be obtained from the church foyer Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Atlanta Road Alliance Church is located approximately 1.5 miles north of Stein Highway, Seaford. For more information, call 629-5600.

VBS at Bethel UMC Bethel UMC of Oak Grove, located west of Seaford at 2381 Neal's School Rd., will hold Vacation Bible School on Aug.3-7 from 6-7:30 p.m. for kids in Pre-K to fifth grade. Each night the children will learn about the Fruit of the Spirit through Bible stories, music, crafts, games and snacks. For more information and to register, call 629-6126.

5 Day Club Centenary UMC, Laurel, will host a 5 Day Club from 6-8 p.m. July 20-24. Games, songs, Bible stories, snacks and lots of fun. Contact Penny Frye at 420-1130 for more information.

Jeannette to speak at Asbury Jimmy Jeannette will be the guest speaker at the 9:15 a.m. service at Asbury UMC on Sunday, July 5. Jeannette, a rural mail carrier, will share his gift of song and love of God as he expresses his daily walk with God. All are welcome to hear Jeannette's message and share in fellowship. Asbury UMC is located between the Hardscrabble Rt. 9/Rt. 20 intersection and Sussex Tech High School.

Summer Worship Service Union United Methodist Church, 2 N. Laws St., Bridgeville, will hold Summer Worship Service from July 5-Aug. 30. One service will be held at 10 a.m. each Sunday. All are welcome. Nursery is available. For more information, call the church office at 337-7409.

Victory Junction at Long Neck UMC Victory Junction - Where God & Music Meet will be held at Long Neck United Methodist Church in Millsboro from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, July 11. Special guest speaker will be Loretta Brooks. Joe Dawson will perform a one hour special from The Heart concert. Everyone is welcome to join us for food, fun and fellowship. Come as you are. For more information, call 302-934-6995.

Events at Wesley UMC Sundays - 9 a.m. Contemporary Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday School (all ages), 11:30 a.m. Traditional Worship Service Mondays, 9:30 a.m. - Women's Bible Study - all are welcome Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. - Kingdom Kids Youth group, ages 4-11 - all kids are welcome Wednesday lunch program at Odd Fellows - cancelled Saturday, July 11 - 8 a.m. Prayer Breakfast (call 542-5774 to indicate the number of people attending) VBS at Wesley - Aug. 4-7, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call 542-5774, for more information and to register.

Open Mic Christian Night Open Mic Christian Night sponsored by Compassionate Shepherd Ministries will be held on Friday, July 3, from 7-9 p.m. at The Lighthouse Church in Laurel. Wear your red, white and blue and join us for a God and country celebration with a full night of gospel and praising. Free admission and snacks. A love offering will be taken for local outreach programs. Come sing with us!

VBS at St. Paul's UMC St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Laurel will hold Vacation Bible School on Aug. 3-7 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. This year's theme is Bible Blast to the Past. VBS is open for ages Pre-K through 6th grade. Pre-registration is recommended. For more information, call 875-2713 and ask for Miss Bee.

VBS at Centenary UMC Centenary United Methodist Church, Poplar & Market Sts., Laurel, will hold Vacation Bible School, "Camp Discovery," from 9-11:30 a.m. on July 6-10. Children ages 4-12 are welcome to attend. Children will learn through the Bible story, music, songs, crafts, games and snacks. Pre-registration is encouraged. Forms are available at the church side entrance or by email at

Events at St. Stephens UMC July 1, 8, 15 - 10 a.m. - Confirmation classes for ages 13 and up. July 12-17 - VBS (Vacation Bible School) Friday, July 24 - Movie in the Park Join us on Sundays - 9 a.m. contemporary praise service; 10 a.m. Kidz and adult Sunday school classes; 11 a.m. traditional service and Kidz Church. The church is located at 101 E. State St., Delmar. For more information, call the church at 846-9501 or visit

Outdoor Gospel Music Fest St. Paul's UMC in Laurel will hold their 8th Annual Outdoor Gospel Music Festival at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 18. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy The Murray Family, Sounds of Joy, Reunion and The Island Boys. Hamburgers, hot dogs, homemade ice cream and more will be for sale. Proceeds benefit the St. Paul's Youth Program. For more information, call 258-8810.

VBS at Gethsemane U.M. Church Gethsemane United Methodist Church will hold Camp Discovery Vacation Bible School from 6-8 p.m. on July 6-9, for kids who will be 3 by Aug. 31 and potty trained, through kids who will be entering fifth grade this fall. Kids will have fun as they explore the Bible, sing songs, play games, and do crafts while discovering how Jesus works through them in their everyday lives. Gethsemane is located at 2701 Woodland Ferry Rd., on Rt. 20, four miles west of Seaford. Early registration is encouraged. For more information or to register your child, visit and click on VBS or contact Karen Bell at 629-9161 or

Annual Ice Cream Social Zoar UMC in Millsboro will hold its Annual Ice Cream Social from 4-6 p.m. on Saturday, July 11, in the Church Hall. In addition to homemade ice cream, chicken salad, egg salad and pulled pork sandwiches will be for sale. Quarts will also be sold to take home. For more information, call Carrisa Pepper at 934-6955.

VBS at First Baptist Church of Seaford The First Baptist Church of Seaford will hold a Vacation Bible School (VBS) July 6-10 from 9 a.m. to noon. The bible school, open to ages 4-12, is located at 543 North Bradford Street in Seaford. The theme is "Encounter the God of the Universe". Register online at Call 302-629-7161, ext. 116 for more information.