Church News
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Gospel Songfest on May 21 Victory Tabernacle Church of God, 28261 Seaford Rd., Laurel, will hold The Solid Rock Gospel Songfest on Saturday, May 21 from 6-8 p.m. Enjoy Amanda Jones, The Johnson Family, Jim Jennette, and God's Country Crossroads of Pocomoke, Md. For more information, call Jim Jennette at 841-3564.

Monthly Movie at Sailor's Bethel UMC Sailor's Bethel United Methodist Church in Bethel will show the movie, "Do You Believe," on Sunday, June 5 at 4 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Join us and bring a guest.

Ice Cream Sale Mt. Zion Methodist Church, Rt. 13A, between Seaford and Laurel, will host an ice cream sale on Saturday, May 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Flavors include vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, banana and pineapple. Pre-orders are encouraged but not required and may be placed at 875-3055 or 629-7110.

Yard & Bake Sale at Bethel Worship The Bethel Worship Center Church, 26648 Sussex Hwy., Seaford, will hold a Yard Sale on Saturday, June 4 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Rain date is Saturday, June 11 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hot breakfast sandwiches (scrapple and egg) and coffee will be available from 6:30-11 a.m. Yard sale donations will be accepted on June 1-3 from 6-8 p.m. Checks may be made payable to BWC Building Fund.

Community Prayer Breakfast Community Prayer Breakfast at Church of God and Saints of Christ Dining Hall, 10016 Concord Rd., Seaford, at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 21. The Rev. Ron Houston will bring the bread of life. Salvation is free. Everyone is welcome.

Victory Junction Victory Junction - where God & music meet - will be held on Saturday, May 14, from 6-8:30 p.m., at Long Neck UMC, 32051 Long Neck Rd., Millsboro. Guest singers include Loretta Brooks, David Morgan and Joe Dawson. Everyone is welcome to join us for an evening of fellowship, good gospel music and fun. Free refreshments.

John Wesley Annual Women's Day John Wesley United Methodist Church of Seaford will hold its Annual Women's Day event at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 15. Guest preacher Pastor Tesha Miller from Macedonia AME Church of Seaford will be accompanied by the church choir. Everyone is welcome. Dinner will be served after the afternoon service at the Parish Hall.

Because Jesus Loves You fundraiser Members of Because Jesus Loves You Ministries, Inc. are conducting their 2015-2016 Building Relationships fundraiser through May 15. All proceeds will be used towards the construction of a community resource center in Ellendale. A black-tie gala will be held on Saturday, May 7, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Rollins Center, Dover Downs Hotel and Casino, Dover. Meet other community partners of the ministry and hear the plans for the community resource center. Because Jesus Loves You Ministries, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit ministry and can be reached at 302-396-2424, or for more information.

Jerry Jones Ministries Schedule May 17 - Nanticoke Senior Center, 1001 Locust St., Seaford, concert, 10:30 a.m., birthday luncheon after. Call 629-4939 for reservations. All are invited. May 18 - Greenwood Cheer, 41 Schulze Rd., Greenwood, Older Americans Month Concert/Luncheon. Concert at 12:30 p.m. Call 349-5237 for lunch reservations. All are invited. May 22 - Stein Highway Church of God, 425 E. Stein Hwy., Seaford, 10 a.m. service

St. Stephens events Join us for the following events at St. Stephens UMC, 101 E. State St., Delmar. For more information, contact the church office at 846-9501 or visit Sunday services - Join us on Sundays - 9 a.m. - Contemporary Praise Service; 10 a.m. - KIDZ & Adult Sunday school classes; 11 a.m. - Traditional Service & KIDZ Church Chicken BBQ Benefit Dinner for Relay for Life - June 11, noon-3 p.m. - Half chicken, beans, roll, dessert for $8. Take-out only. Camelot Hall, 103 E. State St., Delmar.

Annual Golf Tournament - Our 9th Annual Golf Tournament will be held at Green Hill Golf Club on Whitehaven Road on Friday, June 17. Sign in at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9. This year's event is in honor of Clark Cugler. All funds support St. Stephens UMC. VBS - Vacation Bible School will be held July 10-15. Fundraiser for our Youth at St. Stephens - July 23 - Delmar Pizza, 5-9 p.m. For more information, call 846-9501. Donations are needed for Operation We Care, which sends supplies to troops overseas. For more information, contact Brenda Morris or visit

Garden Tea Party Join us at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 21 for a Garden Tea Party, at Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church, 34929 Columbia Rd., Delmar. Enjoy fellowship with other women. Tea and light refreshments will be served. The event is free but an RSVP is requested by Tuesday, May 17. RSVP to Marlene Dulis at 990-5498.

Annual Spring Concert The Old Christ Church League will hold its annual Spring Concert at Old Christ Church in Laurel at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 15. Twenty members of the Southern Delaware Chorale will perform selections by American composers. There will be a variety of musical styles, including folk music, patriotic and other musical selections. Built in 1771, the church is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Come and enjoy a delightful concert in a tranquil setting on Chipman Pond. Admission is free. A free will offering will be taken for the preservation of the church. For more information, call 228-6097.

Strawberry Festival Bethel United Methodist Church at Oak Grove will hold a Strawberry Festival on Saturday, May 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 2381 Neals School Rd., Seaford. Enjoy yard sale tables, games, face painting, animals, crafters and good food, including hot dogs, hamburgers, drinks and homemade strawberry desserts. Fresh strawberries will also be available for sale. This is a real family affair with plenty of parking! Proceeds will benefit the nurture, outreach and witness efforts of the church.

Anniversary celebration Help celebrate Ross Point Freedom Church pastor's seventh anniversary on Sunday, May 29 at 3:30 p.m. The celebration will be held in the Church of God & Saints of Christ building. Guest preacher will be overseer Annette Wilson of the Cathedral of Love in Salisbury, Md. For more information, call 228-0657.

Father's Day Dinner Concert Church of God and Saints of Christ, 10016 Concord Rd., Seaford, will hold a Father's Day Dinner Concert featuring the Sussex Community Gospel Mass Choir at 4 p.m. on Father's Day, Sunday, June 19. The menu will feature BBQ ribs, fried and baked chicken, honey baked ham, green beans, seasoned greens, macaroni and cheese, cabbage, baked beans, fresh brewed iced tea, punch and assorted desserts. Cost is a donation of $25 ($20 before June 1) for adults and $12.50 for school age children. For more information, contact Robert Brown at 212-9784 or Richard Prince at 422-2260.

12th Annual Community Day Clarence Street Church of God, 744 Clarence St., Seaford, will host its 12th Annual Community Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 21. See classic cars and safety demonstrations, and speak with civic and health representatives. Free food, games, prizes and entertainment. Be sure to bring your lawn chair. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 629-9443 or 448-0852.

Memorial Day Gospel Concert A Memorial Day Gospel Concert will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 30, at the Federalsburg Marina Park Pavilion in Federalsburg, Md. Featured artists will include Sonrise Band, Keith Colona and Judy Laramore. Bring a chair and a friend! Concessions will be available and a love offering will be received.