Church News
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Christmas Celebration

Enjoy a Christmas Celebration with Randy and Sherri Miller on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 10:30 a.m., at Central Worship Center, 14545 Sycamore Rd., Laurel.

Community Prayer Breakfast

A Community Prayer Breakfast will be held at Church of God and Saints of Christ, 10016 Concord Rd., Seaford, at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19. Speaker will be the Rev. Ron Huston from St. John Second Baptist Church. Come out and we will pray together for our community. Breakfast is free. For more information, call Robert Brown at 212-9784.

Bethany Church welcomes pastor

The Rev. Jody Gunn has been named pastor of the Bethany Church of Brethren in Farmington. She began her ministry with the church on Oct. 1.
Rev. Gunn last served in pastoral ministry as the minister of outreach and nurture from 2001-2011, at the Easton Church of the Brethren in Easton, Md. Since 2011, Pastor Gunn has been serving as the chaplain at Talbot Hospice and will continue in that position.

Pancake Supper

Enjoy a Pancake Supper at Providence United Methodist Church, 24969 Shortly Rd., Georgetown, on Friday,Nov. 18, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Pancakes, sausage, scrapple, scrambled eggs and fried potatoes plus drinks and desserts. Donations are welcome. Call 856-6178 or 542-6171 for more information.

Solid Rock Gospel Songfest

The Solid Rock Gospel Songfest will be held on Saturday, Nov. 19 from 6-8 p.m., at Victory Tabernacle Church of God, 28261 Seaford Rd., Laurel. Enjoy Joe Dawson, the gospel group, All For Him, and others. Free admission.
For more information, call Jim Jennetteat 841-3564.

Surviving the Holidays

St. Johns United Methodist Church, 300 N. Pine St., Seaford, will hold Surviving the Holidays on Sunday, Nov. 20 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. in the Wesley Lounge.If you are dealing with grief and wonder how you will survive the holidays join us for this informative seminar. No children or childcare. Call 629-9466 to register so we will have enough workbooks.

Children's Christmas program

Laurel Wesleyan Church presents "Not Sold in Stores," a Children's Christmas program, on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Experience the gift that only Jesus can bring into your heart this Christmas.Laurel Wesleyan is located at 30186 Seaford Rd. (Alt. 13) in Laurel. For more information, visit or call 875-5380.

'At Last, Noel'

The Celebration Choir of Christ United Methodist Church, 211 Phillip Morris Drive, Salisbury, will present "At Last, Noel" at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9; 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10, and 3 p.m.

on Sunday, Dec. 11. Admission is free. For more information, call 410-742-5334.

Second Wind Ministry

Second Wind Ministry featuring Thom and Debbie Slaughter will be at Christ Evangelistic Church, 9802 Camp Rd., Laurel, at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13. Everyone is welcome.

Soup and Sandwiches

Join us for soup and sandwiches on the four Wednesdays in Advent - Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 14 and 21, at noon - at Christ Lutheran Church, 315 N. Shipley St., Seaford. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 629-9755.

St. Stephens events

Join us for the following events at St. Stephens UMC, 101 E. State St.,
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 Saturday, Nov. 19 - Fried Chicken Dinner at New Hope United Methodist Church, Willards, Md., Noon - 3:30 p.m. All you can eat, carry-outs available. Fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, greens, green bean and roll. Cost is $13 per person.
Fourth Annual Community Love Light Tree - This year's 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 church's 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 Year's 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