Church News
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Yard Sale at Centenary UMC Centenary UMC Youth Ministry's, "Let's Make A Deal Yard Sale," will be held on Saturday, Aug. 22 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 200 W. Market St., Laurel.

Open Mic Christian Night Open Mic Christian Night, sponsored by Compassionate Shepherd Ministries, will be held on Friday, Aug. 21 from 7-9 p.m., at The Lighthouse Church, 27225 Kaye Rd., Laurel. Join us for a full night of gospel and praising as we enjoy an array of newcomers as well as our old favorites. If you would like to perform, come sing with us. Free admission and snacks. A love offering will be taken for local outreach programs. For more information, call 875-2115.

St. Stephens events Donations are needed for Operation We Care, which sends supplies to troops overseas. Now through August, please bring packaged toilet paper. In September/October, please bring pop top cans of Ravioli and Spaghettios. See Brenda Morrris for more information or visit Confirmation classes - contact the church office at 846-9501. Beef and Dumplings Dinner - All you can eat, Sunday, Sept. 13, 12:30-4 p.m., VFW, Delmar, Md. $14 for adults. Fall Festival - Oct. 17, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Camelot Hall, Delmar. Oyster fritters, homemade ice cream, soup, hot dogs, crafts for sale. Enjoy Kings Ambassadors and the Homeland Singers. Great day of family fun, food and singing. Community Love Light Tree Lighting Ceremony - Nov. 29, 6 p.m., State Street Park, Delmar. Singing, hot chocolate. See our tree light up the park with 7,000 lights. See your loved ones names on a banner. Buy a light to remember/honor your loved one. St. Stephens UMC is located at 101 E. State St., Delmar. For more information, contact the church office at 846-9501.

Labor Day Festival Delmar First Baptist Church will hold its annual Labor Day Festival at the church on Monday, Sept. 7. The antique car show will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and gospel singing will take place from noon to 3 p.m. Singers include The Delmarva Ramblers, The Dove Quartet, Phil Davis, The Holley Brothers, Dave Ingraham, Frank Silva, Wilson Sturgis, and Warren and Sarah Webster. Grilled burgers, hot dogs, chips and sodas will be for sale. Everyone is welcome.

Yard Sale & BBQ Chicken Messiah's Vineyard Church Annual Yard Sale & BBQ Chicken will be held at 7 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12. Gigantic yard sale, BBQ chicken, scrapple sandwiches, lots of food, pumpkins and mums, carnival games for kids, and more.

Located in Tyndall's Furniture Plaza in Laurel. For more information, call 875-4646 or visit

Fall Clothing Giveaway A Fall Clothing Giveaway with free clothing for infants through adults will be held at Laurel Church of Christ from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 29. Clothing is given to anyone in need and is not to be taken for resale. The church is located at 1010 S. Central Ave. For more information, call 875-7748.

Agape Anniversary Celebration Agape Temple International Ministries 9th Anniversary Celebration will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Greenwood. Registration, which is $20, is required. Continental breakfast, lunch and materials included. Contact Nadine Henry at 398-0678.

Living Proof Simulcast Union United Methodist, 2 N. Laws St., Bridgeville, is currently the only church on the Delmarva Peninsula hosting this year's Living Proof Simulcast with Beth Moore. The simulcast takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12. Seating is limited and will fill up quickly. Call the church office at 337-7409 to reserve your spot before Aug. 21. The simulcast, lunch and other activities are included with your ticket purchase.

Rainbows for Children, Griefshare St. Johns United Methodist Church, 300 Pine St., Seaford, is offering Rainbows for Children, ages 9-14. This is a volunteer program which helps children cope with loss due to separation, divorce, death or deployment. Due to the nature of the program preregistration is required. The program will last 45 minutes for 13 weeks. Parents are invited to join us at the introductory season on Sunday, Sept. 13. Call 245-7012 or 629-9466 by Aug. 24, to register. St. John's is also offering Griefshare starting Sept. 13 at 4:30 p.m. This 90-minute program is a 13 week support group for people who are grieving the loss of someone close to them. Each Griefshare session includes a video, group discussion and workbook to assist with note taking. Since you do not have to attend sessions in order, you are welcome to begin attending Griefshare at any session. Topics include Living with Grief, Journey of Grief, Why, Stuck in Grief and Heaven. For more information, call 245-7012.