Church News
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Jehovahs Witnesses attend program Jehovahs Witnesses from Felton, Georgetown, Laurel, Milford, Seaford and Woodside in Delaware and Cambridge, Chestertown, Easton and Queenstown in Maryland attended a Circuit Assembly program in Crownsville, Md., on Saturday Nov. 19. The theme was Maintain Love for Jehovah taken from the scripture found at Matthew 22:37. This program was one of many that took place in various locations throughout the United States on the same weekend. Similar programs are conducted worldwide. All meetings are open to the public.

Holiday Music Sing Along Southern Delaware Chorale will present a Messiah and Holiday Music Sing Along at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10, at Indian River High School, Dagsboro. Music scores will be available to those who wish to sing along on selected choruses from Handels Messiah. Arias will be sung by members of the Chorale. Tickets are $10 at the door, under 18 may attend for free.

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 Sunday, Dec. 11 - Connecting with Him - A Bible study for college and young adults on Sundays at 7 p.m., 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. Donations are needed for Operation We Care, which sends supplies to troops overseas. For more information, contact Brenda Morris or visit

Christmas at All Saints Everyone is welcome to join us in our celebrations this holy season at All Saints Episcopal Church, 100 N. Tenth St., Delmar. Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 7 p.m.: Holy Eucharist with carols and candlelight Christmas Day, Sunday, Dec. 25, 8 a.m.: Holy Eucharist Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, 10 a.m.: Service of Lessons and Carols

Christmas Services Enjoy Christmas services with the Laurel United Methodist Charge. Childrens Christmas Program - Friday, Dec. 23, 7 p.m., Kings UMC, 34526 Gordy Rd., Laurel. Enjoy refreshments and a visit from Santa in the community hall after the program. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service - Saturday, Dec. 24, 7 p.m., St. Georges UMC, 34894 St. Georges Rd., Delmar Combined Charge Service - Sunday, Dec. 25, 10 a.m., Mt. Pleasant UMC, 33038 Mt. Pleasant Rd., Laurel. Combined charge service to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ For information about Sunday morning worship services, contact Pastor Johnny Rogers at 875-2078.

Live Nativity at Mariners Bethel UM Mariners Bethel United Methodist Church of Ocean View will present a Live Nativity featuring the Christmas story told and re-told every half hour on Wednesday, Dec. 14 from 6-8 p.m. on the church grounds at 81 Central Avenue in Ocean View. Join us for an evening of music, carols, storytelling and free refreshments. For more information, contact Mariners United Methodist Church at 302-539-9510 or visit

Concord UMC events Join us for the following events at Concord United Methodist Church, 25322 Church Road (Rt. 20A), east of Seaford. For more information about any of our events, leave message at 302.629.8049. Sunday Services Join us at 9:00 am every Sunday morning for traditional worship services, followed by Sunday School for all ages at 10:30 am. Dec. 11, Sunday at 1:30 pm Christmas Carolling (departing from the church) Dec. 18, Sunday at 6:30 pm Childrens Christmas Program Dec. 24, Saturday at 7:00 pm Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Dec. 25, Sunday at 9:00 am Join us in celebrating the birth of the Newborn King on Christmas morning.

Shopping fundraiser Stop by Lincoln UMC - 8641 Second ST - Lincoln DE on Saturday, December 10 between 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Over 20 vendors will be available for shopping. Lunch and baked goods will be available. Money raised will be given to a full time missionary heading to Cambodia in 2017.

Live Nativity in Laurel Join Central Worship Center for its Live Nativity on Saturday, Dec. 10 and Saturday, Dec. 17 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the pavilion in Market Street Square Park in Laurel. For more information, call 875-7995.

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.

Childrens Christmas program Laurel Wesleyan Church presents Not Sold in Stores, a Childrens 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.