Church News
Thursday, September 07, 2017
Annual Womens Day Mt. Calvary A.M.E. Church, Concord, will hold its Annual Womens Day on Sunday, Sept. 17, at 10 a.m. The messenger will be the Rev. Joanne Holder of Mt. Plymouth AME Church. The theme is Id rather have JESUS than silver and gold, (Proverbs 16:16). For more information, call 302-228-8800.

Homecoming at New Zion UMC New Zion UMC, 1052 W. 6th St., Laurel, will hold its Annual Homecoming celebrating 184 years on Sunday, Sept. 10. Morning messenger will be Oliver Bennett at 11 a.m. A fellowship meal will follow the service at 1 p.m. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Afternoon messenger will be the Rev. Turhan Potter of Zion UMC, Chester, Md., at 3:30 p.m. For more information, contact the Rev. Elaine Ayres at 875-0727.

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 Donations are needed for Operation We Care, which sends supplies to troops overseas. For more information, contact Brenda Morris or visit 150th Anniversary - The church has begun celebrating its 150th anniversary, a year long celebration. Fall Festival - Saturday, Oct. 21, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; yard sale at 7 a.m. Join us for a day of fun filled family activities.

Evening of Music On Friday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m., there will be an Evening of Music for the Bob and Cristina Carey family to help with Cristinas medical expenses. The event will be held at Crossroad Community Church, 20684 State Forest Rd., Georgetown. A love offering will be taken.

Yard Sale, Bake Sale, Cook-out Portsville United Methodist Church, Laurel, will hold a Yard Sale, Bake Sale and Cook-out on Saturday, Sept. 9 from 7 a.m. until. Rain or shine. Enjoy scrapple sandwiches, hot dogs and beverages. For more information, call 875-3458.

Revival celebration is Sept. 16 A revival celebration will be held be Encounter Christ on Sept. 16 at 1 p.m. at the public park in Blades, near the Blades Fire Department. Refreshments will be served. Call 629-6562 for more information.

Griefshare at St. Johns Griefshare is being offered by St. Johns United Methodist Church, 300 N. Pine St., Seaford, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Wesley Lounge starting Sunday, Sept. 10. The question Is This Normal? will be discussed including the intensity and duration of emotions. If you are living with grief we invite you to join us for the 13 week nondenominational journey, From Mourning to Joy. No children or childcare.

Sandwich sale at Delmar Church of God of Prophecy is Sept. 9 There will be a sandwich sale on Saturday, Sept. 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, located at Route 13 North and Dorothy Road in Laurel (three miles north of the Maryland/Delaware state line). The sale will feature oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, soft crabs, chicken salad, baked goods, homemade ice cream, and more. There is also yard sale space available for $10 (call 443-235-5494). For more information on the sandwich sale, call 302-875-7824.

Sunday School at Mt. Olivet Sunday school classes at Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church in downtown Seaford resume on Sept. 10.Several classes are offered for adults and youth and meet weekly 9:45-10:45 a.m. Everyone is welcome.

Outdoor Gospel Concert St. Georges United Methodist Church, 34894 St. George Rd., Delmar, will host an outdoor gospel concert featuring Irv Brumbley and his group on Saturday, Sept. 9. Bring your own lawn chair. The pre-concert begins at 4:30 p.m followed by the concert at 5. In the event of rain, the gospel concert will be held in the church. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, desserts, soda and bottled water, etc., will be available to purchase. All are invited to attend.

Ross Point Freedom Church holds Family and Friends Day Ross Point Freedom Church, located at 10016 Concord Road in Seaford at the Church of God and Saints of Christ building, is celebrating its Eighth Family and Friends Day on Sunday, Sept. 10 at 3:30 p.m. The guest preacher is Bishop Jesse Abbott of New Dimension Ministries in Salisbury. The host pastor is Rev. Shirley Caldwell.

Outdoor worship service Zoar United Methodist Church is having an outdoor worship service on Sunday, Sept. 17 at 10:15 a.m. in the historic grove where camp meetings were held 100 years ago. This year the worship will be lead by the Evans Family from Pocomoke, Maryland. The service will be followed by a pot luck picnic. Bring a dish to share at the picnic, and a lawn chair for the worship time. Zoar is located at 24463 Gravel Hill Road, Millsboro, DE 19966, Pastor Martha Callaway is the minister.

Nar-Anon meeting Are you struggling with the affects of a loved ones addictions? Are you in recovery and find yourself affected by another persons addictions? You are not alone. Join us for the Nar-Anon Pause The Insanity candlelight support group held every Saturday at 6 p.m. at Centenarian UMC, 200 W. Market St., Laurel. Meetings are free and everyone is welcome. Please use the ramped entrance. For more information, call or text Heather at 302-598-0462.