Church News
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Faithcraft Family VBS Laurel Wesleyan Church, 30186 Seaford Rd., Alt. 13, Laurel, will have a Family Style VBS experience from 5:30-8 p.m., Aug. 17-19. Nightly dinner until 6:15, worship, games, crafts, and the Word of God. A parent or guardian must be present with your children. Register at or call the office at 875-5380.

Anniversary celebration On Sunday, July 24, Ross Point Freedom Church will celebrate its 7th annual church anniversary and Freedom Ryders Day. Guest preacher will be the Rev. Jean Briggs from Mt. Calvary AME in Concord. Host is the Rev. Shirley Caldwell.

VBS at Christ Lutheran Join us for Community Vacation Bible School, Barnyard Roundup, at Christ Lutheran Church, 315 N. Shipley St., Seaford, Wednesday nights, July 20, 27 and Aug. 3. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. Family VBS is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Ages two to adult are welcome. RSVP by calling 629-9755.

Delmar Church of God of Prophecy VBS Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, located at Route 13 and Dorothy Road in Laurel, will have its Vacation Bible School on July 25-27 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The theme is "Creator of the Universe". Come and join the fun. Any questions call 443-235-5494.

Camp Meeting Weekend Camp Meeting Weekend will be held at John Wesley UMC, Seaford, Friday, July 29 through Sunday, July 31. Each day enjoy food vendors, rummage sales, and activities for children and adults. The Mighty Men of Mount Calvary will be in concert on Friday night at 6:30. A motorcycle show followed by a car show will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 30. Enjoy singing and preaching by Mount Nebo congregation at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. The Rev. Gertrude Brown of Shiloh UMC, Pocomoke, Md., will preach at 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 31.

EHM seeks support for events Everlasting Hope Ministries (EHM) seeks support for its 23rd Annual Anti-Alcohol & Drug Tent Services on Aug. 16-18 & 21 and its Annual Community Anti-Drug March on Saturday, Aug. 20. Tent services will take place at 7 nightly and 11:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Sunday and will feature many area ministers. The march will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday. Everlasting Hope Ministries (EHM) was established in 1993 to help individuals who have fallen prey to drug and alcohol addictions. In addition to these annual events, EHM provides transportation, job searches, mentoring, and housing which includes Tony's House, a temporary shelter for individuals in transition back into the community. Everlasting Hope Ministries would like to provide a variety of items - health care products, toiletries, educational literature, t-shirts with positive healthy messages, etc. - for free to event attendees. Funds are also needed to purchase food for both events. The Anti-Drug Rally & March, "It's Time to Move," starts and ends at 10 Booker St., Georgetown, and features special characters, entertainment, food, music and games at no cost. Between 400 to 500 marchers are expected to participate. Donations to underwrite the costs of these activities are welcome and greatly appreciated.

Your tax deductible donation will be used solely to purchase materials and supplies to promote the group's anti-drug message. Checks should be made payable to Everlasting Hope Ministries. For more information, contact the Rev. Anthony "Tony" Neal, director of Everlasting Hope Ministries, at 302-381-3711 or 302-854-6692.

VBS at St. Paul's UMC St. Paul's UMC, 37827 Old Stage Rd., Laurel, will have Vacation Bible School on Aug. 1-5 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. This year's theme is Deep Sea Discovery. The church will serve a light dinner from 5:45-6:15 p.m. VBS is open for ages pre-k through youth. Pre-registration is recommended. Any questions, call 875-2713 and ask for Miss Bee.

VBS at Wesley UMC Wesley United Methodist Church, 22025 Atlanta Rd., Seaford, will hold Vacation Bible School on Aug. 1-5 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. Children will learn about spiritual armor and how to become a mighty warrior for God. There will be arts & crafts, snacks, games, Bible stories, music, and more. To register, call BJ Ellis at 228-9326 or Pastor Beth at 542-5774.

St. Stephens UMC events Join us for the following events at St. Stephens UMC, 101 E. State St., Delmar. For more information about any of the events below, contact the church office at 846-9501 or visit or on Facebook @ delmarststephens. 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 Fundraiser for our Youth at St. Stephens - Tuesday, Aug. 23 - Delmar Pizza, 5-9 p.m. Donations are needed for Operation We Care.. For more information, contact Brenda Morris or visit

VBS at Union UMC Union United Methodist Church, 2 N. Laws St., Bridgeville, will hold Vacation Bible School, "Egypt", on Aug. 1-5 from 9 a.m. to noon. Kids ages four through 10 are invited to participate in Bible-learning activities, sing songs, play teamwork-building games, dig into yummy treats, and experience one-of-a-kind Bible adventures. Kids will also learn to look for evidence of God all around them. There is no charge to participate. For more information, contact the church office at 337-7409.

Bethel UMC of Oak Grove VBS Bethel UMC of Oak Grove, located west of Seaford at 2381 Neal's School Rd., will hold Vacation Bible School on July 25-29 from 6-7:30 p.m. for kids in kindergarten through eighth grade. The children will learn about the Lord's Prayer through Bible stories, music, crafts, games and snacks. For more information and to register, call 629-6126.

VBS at First Baptist First Baptist Church of Seaford, 543 N. Bradford St., Seaford, invites young people, ages four to 15, to our Cow-a-Bunga Farm, "Growin' With Our Faithful God," VBS, July 25-29, 9 a.m. to noon. Register online at