Church News
Thursday, November 03, 2016
Mt. Calvary UMC Mt. Calvary UMC, 28 Church St., Bridgeville, will observe United Methodist Women Day at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13.Guest preacher will be CH(LTC) Sherrol James, an elder in the Peninsula-Delaware Conference on assignment with the United States Air Force in Washington, DC, who is a former pastor at Mt. Calvary.A World Thank offering will be taken and a fellowship meal served after the service.For more information, contact Citron Robins, UMWpresident at 604-8724. On Sunday, Nov. 20 at 11 a.m., Mt. Calvary UMC will observe Family and Friends Day.The Rev. Gary L. Meekins, Mt. Calvary pastor, will deliver the message.All are invited.There will be a free will offering and a fellowship meal will be served after the service.Family and friends of Mt. Calvary are invited to join us as we celebrate 145 years of ministry to God and His people.

Open Mic Christian Night Join us for Open Mic Christian Night at Compassionate Shepherd Ministries, 10771 N. Plaza Rd., Laurel, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3. Reunion Quartet will perform a mini-concert and other singers will join us. Willie Nelson will emcee. Admission and snacks are free and a love offering will be taken. Come and enjoy a night of uplifting praise music and friendship. For more information, call 302-430-4613. Pancake Supper Bethel UMC Community House, 2381 Neals School Rd., Seaford, will hold a Pancake Supper on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 4-6 p.m. For tickets, which are $8, call Virginia at 410-218-6900 or Gail at 410-829-7748.

St. Stephens 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 at 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 November - 4th Annual Community Love Light Tree - This years tree in State Street Park will be the biggest yet - about 40 tall. The many lights are in honor of and in memory of loved ones - firefighters, police officers, military, cancer survivors and victims, and pets. All profits support the churchs mission work. The lighting ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. on Sunday Nov. 27, the first day of Advent, with the Homeland Singers performing holiday music. Saturday, Nov. 26 - Delmarva Model Railroad Open House at Camelot Hall, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 27, Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4 - Community Carol Sing at Delmar High School - the public is welcome. Refreshments will be served at Camelot Hall. Sunday, Dec. 4 - Connecting with Him - a Bible study for college age students and young adults on Sunday evenings at 7 in Camelot Hall.

Sunday, Dec. 18 - Cantata at St. Stephens UMC, 11 a.m. service Saturday, Dec. 24 - Christmas Eve Services, 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31 - New Years Eve Dinner and Concert - An evening with the Homeland Singers and Friends, dinner and then a concert at Camelot Hall, 5 p.m. to midnight. $15 a person. Door prize drawings. Enjoy southern gospel at its best. Donations are needed for Operation We Care, which sends supplies to troops overseas. For more information, contact Brenda Morris or visit

Surviving the Holidays St. Johns United Methodist Church, 300 North Pine St., Seaford, will offer Surviving the Holidays from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20, in the Wesley Lounge. Call St. Johns at 629-9466 to register so there will be enough booklets and hand-outs. No children or childcare.

Craft Fair and Sale Mt. Hermon UMC, 34929 Columbia Rd., Delmar, will hold a Craft Fair and Sale on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Womens clothing, kitchen items, home decor, jewelry, skin care and baked goods.

Victory Junction Joe Dawson Music Ministry will host Victory Junction on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 6-8:30 p.m., at Long Neck UMC, 32051 Long Neck Rd., Millsboro. Guest singers include Reunion Quartet, Amanda Jones and Joe Dawson. Everyone is welcome. Join us for an evening of fun, fellowship and good gospel music.

Gospel Concert Delmarva Gospel Music Association presents 11th Hour and The Taylors in concert on Friday, Nov. 4, at the new Woodbridge High School in Greenwood at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6. General admission tickets which are $23, can be purchased by calling 302-531-7997, online at or at the door.

Community Prayer Service The Connection Church, 30048 Discountland Rd., Laurel, will hold a Community Prayer Service at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6. Worship will be led by Bo Dukes and there will be communion and prayer for our nation.

Revival at Centenary UMC Centenary UMC in Laurel will hold a Revival from Nov. 3-6. Thursday, Nov. 3 - 6 p.m. - Guest speaker - Pastor Rebecca Rollins; music - Baptist Boys Friday, Nov. 4 - 6 p.m. - Guest speaker - Pastor Blair Hall; music - Sons of Thunder Saturday, Nov. 5 - 6 p.m. - Guest speaker - Pastor Charles Covington; music - Island Boys Sunday, Nov. 6 - Service at 2 p.m. with guest speaker Pastor Bob Douglas and music by Reunion. A covered dish dinner will follow the service.