Church News
Thursday, August 09, 2018
Family and Friends Day Mt. Nebo UMC, 36359 Mount Herman Circle, Delmar, Del., will hold a Family and Friends Day at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12. The Rev. Emmanuel Johnson will be the guest pastor and Pastor Lisa Graine the host pastor.

Dinner/Concert on Sept. 6 Delmarva Gospel Music Association and Crossroads Community Church will host a dinner/concert presenting The Collingsworth Family on Thursday, Sept. 6, at 6 p.m. Doors will open at 5. Tickets are $45 a person and can be purchased by calling 302-531-7997, at the church or by going online to

Yard Sale, Fun Day Christ Evangelistic Church, 9802 Camp Rd., Laurel, will hold a yard sale to benefit the church's children and youth programs on Saturday, Aug. 11 from 7 to 11 a.m. A Fun Day with bouncy house, carnival games, drinks, prizes and more will follow from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

VBS at Temple of Praise Rehoboth Temple of Praise presents "Where Do We Go From Here" VBS, nightly on Aug. 13-17. Dinner will be served each night starting promptly at 6 p.m. Classes will begin immediately following dinner with dismissal at 8:15. To conclude the week, a youth barbecue will be held on Saturday, Aug. 18. Call Sister Brandi Griffin at 302-339-7174 or Elder Mike Williams 302-841-3011, for more information.

Vacation Bible School Liberating Power A.M.E. Lion Church along with St. John A.M.E. Zion church, Ross Point, will hold vacation bible school Aug. 15 and 16 from 6-8 p.m. at Liberating Power Church, 7366 Federalsburg Road in Bridgeville, Rev. Dr. Wilford Oney, Jr., Pastor. Rev. Ida Ositelu is the pastor for St. John. For more information contact Sister Judy Burgess, 302-344-4299

Men's Day The annual Men's Day will take place at John Wesley U.M.C., 3rd Street in Seaford, on Sunday, Aug. 12, at 3:30 p.m. Guest pastor is Aaron Carr, Church of God Saints of Christ.

Barbecue rib dinner Christ Lutheran Church, located at 315 N. Shipley St. in Seaford, will hold an all-you-can-eat barbecued rib dinner on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 5-6:30 p.m. The menu will include fibs, potato salad, green beans with almonds, tossed salad, bread, coffee, lemonade, iced tea, and assorted desserts. The cost is $15 for adults, $7 for children, and free for ages five and under. Takeouts are available. There will also be a silent auction and music. All are welcome.

Re-Creation concert at Conley's UMC On Sunday, Aug. 12 at 6:30 p.m., Conley's United Methodist Church will present Re-Creation performing a program of religious and family oriented music entitled "Classic: The Worship Suite." Re-Creation is an all volunteer group that entertains at veteran's homes and hospitals. There is no admission charge but a free will offering will be taken. For more information, call the church office at 302-945-1881 or visit

Williams in concert Amy Williams of Chesapeake, Va., will be in concert at Faith Fellowship Church, 23466 Brunkhorst Rd., Preston, Md., on Sunday, Aug. 26 at 11 a.m. Amy is a former gospel music TV and radio host who has traveled extensively in the U.S. and Romania, sharing her gift of song.

Back to School Fun Night The Youth Department of Mt. Calvary invites you to join them for their Back to School Fun Night on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 at Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church, 28 Church Street in Bridgeville at 6 p.m.

There will be fun, snacks, games, movie and free book bags filled with school supplies. For more information, contact Cortney Hilliard, Youth Director, at (302) 604-8199 or email at Rev. Gary L. Meekins is the Host Pastor.

Vacation Bible School The Delmar Church of God of Prophecy will host a Vacation Bible School called "Polar Blast" Aug. 13-15 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. for ages toddler to 12 years old. The school will take place at the church, located at Route 13 and Dorothy Rd. For more information call 443-235-5494.

Events at St. Stephens UMC Join us at St. Stephens UMC, 101 E. State St., Delmar, on Sundays - 9 a.m. - Contemporary Praise Service; 10 a.m. - KIDZ & Adult Sunday school classes; 11 a.m. - Traditional Service & KIDZ Church. For more information, contact the church office at 846-9501 or visit or on Facebook at delmarststephens. August - Talent Show & Ice Cream Social - Saturday, Aug. 18, 6 p.m. September - Church Social and a Gospel Music Sing - Sunday, Sept. 16 - Service at 10 a.m. Reception to follow. Featuring the Homeland Singers. This will end our year long celebration of our 150th year. We will have a time capsule to bury.

Dr. Mishoe to speak Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church, 28 Church St., Bridgeville, will celebrate the appointment of Dr. Wilma Mishoe as the eleventh and first female president of Delaware State University (DSU) at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 26. She follows the legacy of her father, Dr. Luna I. Mishoe, who served as president of DSU from 1960 to 1987. Dr. Mishoe will be the keynote speaker. There will also be representatives from the DSU admissions office to answer questions about applying to DSU. If you are able to attend the celebration, please call Ginger Speight at 302-629-9799 or email

Men/Women Day The Annual Men/Women Day will take place on Sunday, Aug. 19. The messenger at 11 a.m. is Elder Arthur Doakes from Rehoboth Temple in Laurel. The messenger at 3:30 p.m. is Rev. Jean Briggs from Mt. Calvary AME in Seaford.

Pastor Anniversary St. Matthews First Baptist Church in Laurel will celebrate Pastor Anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 9. The messenger at 11 a.m. is Min. Chris Armwood from Greater Faith in Bridgeville and the messenger at 3:30 p.m. is Rev. Dr. Raymond Fisher, pastor, Union Baptist Church in Lincoln.

Prime directive "The Prime Directive." What's that about? Could a Federation of Planets really follow a directive that's like our integrity? Something that tells them to mind your own business? This week at Unity of Rehoboth Beach, we are addressing the Prime Directive, what it is and how it's followed, or not, by Captain James Kirk. And what is the message here for us? Do WE have a 'Prime Directive'? That is this weeks Lesson at the Unity Spiritual Center, 98 Rudder Road, Suite 1-A, Millsboro. Unity is a welcoming community of loving members, embracing spiritual awakening through affirmative prayer and meditation, creating a positive path for abundant living. Join the church at 10 a.m.