Church News
Thursday, May 03, 2007
 
St. Luke's Bible study May 3
The newly formed Seaford Chapter of The Brotherhood of St. Andrew meets every Wednesday evening with a Bible study at 7 p.m. in St. Luke's Parish House. The Brotherhood of St. Andrew is the oldest ministry for men of the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion. Their goal is to promote evangelism and to draw men to Jesus Christ. The Seaford Chapter's current project is the distribution of door hangers which tell about the Episcopal Church and inviting those who do not already attend a church to attend worship at St. Luke's. The plan is to deliver these door hangers throughout Seaford and the surrounding areas.

National Day of Prayer May 3
National Day of Prayer will be Thursday, May 3. Prayer services will be held at the Bridgeville Historical Society Park on Delaware Avenue and Williams Street. Services will commence at 7 p.m. Join your neighbors to pray for our community, state and nation.

Church Spring Festival May 5
Circle May 5 on your calendar for the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Spring Festival. Serving will be from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Menu includes oyster fritter, chicken salad and hot dog sandwiches, homemade vegetable soup, homemade ice cream and various bake items. The church is located on Mt. Pleasant Road approximately 3 miles west of Laurel off of Rt. 24. Carry-outs are available.

Chorale Concert May 6
The 30-voice Chorale of Philadelphia Biblical University, Langhorne, Pa, will present a sacred concert on Sunday, May 6, at 8:30 and 11:15 a.m. at St. John's United Methodist Church, Pine and Poplar streets, Seaford and then again that evening at 7 p.m. at Union United Methodist Church, 2 North Laws St., Bridgeville. The Chorale will present a music ministry under the direction of Dr. David Shockey featuring a varied selection of Chorale music, including hymn arrangements, spirituals, and great choral classics. This program is part of a series of concerts which will climax with an eight-day tour through Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Featuring a faculty of performing artists, PBU's School of Music and Performing Arts offers a comprehensive program designed to prepare students for professional music careers. PBU offers four 5-year double degree music programs, which lead to a Bachelor of Science in Bible and a Bachelor of Music in church Music, Music Education, performance or Composition. The constant demand for Christian musicians provides a large and varied choice of career employment for PBU music graduates. Students also find ready acceptance to graduate schools throughout the country. Since 1972, PBU had been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, among other professional accrediting associations.

Bridgeville Prayer Breakfast
The Kiwanis Club of Bridgeville will continue its sponsorship for the Community Prayer Breakfast. It will be held this year on Saturday, May 5, 8 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Union United Methodist Church, Market and Laws streets, Bridgeville. A delicious, all you can eat, buffet breakfast will be prepared and served by the church kitchen staff, followed by an inspirational speaker and special music. Tickets are $9 and are available at no charge from Corporate Sponsors while they last. Our committee on Human and Spiritual Values oversee this program each year during the National Week of Prayer. Also, this annual program supports the objectives of Kiwanis International, which, in part, includes the following: "To give primacy to the human and spiritual, rather than to the material values of life. To encourage the daily living of the Golden Rule in all human relationships. We strive to build better communities with sound public opinion and high idealism which make possible the increase of righteousness, justice, patriotism and goodwill." Call Ralph at 337-8274 for information.

Yard sale and car wash May 5
Christ United Methodist Church, 510 S. Central Ave., Laurel, will hold a yard sale and car wash on May 5, from 8 a.m. till 1 p.m. There will be scrapple sandwiches, hot dogs and hamburgers. For more information call 875-4233.

Trinity U.M. Gospel Concert
Trinity United Methodist Church in Laurel will host a Gospel Concert on Saturday, May 5, at 6 p.m. featuring, Jerry Jones, Kings Ambassadors, Cassandra Abbott and Tammy Bradford. Food and drinks will be available. For further information call 841-7589.

Old Christ Church opening
Historic Old Christ Church welcomes everyone for Sunday morning worship at 9:30 a.m. from May 27 through Oct. 7. The church is located on Chipman's Pond Road off Rt. 24, Laurel. The church is on the Historic Register, built in 1771 and original as it was in that period.

Annual May Fair May 12
The Annual May Fair will be held on Saturday, May 12, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., to benefit the building fund at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Seaford, next to the Junior High School on Stein Highway. Attic treasures, flowers, clothing, and shoes for all ages, linens, jewelry, books, sofas, chairs, furniture, tools, toys, Mother's Day, bake food tables and etc. A money raffle will be sold with drawings at 12:30 p.m. You don't have to be there to win. Food to eat-in or take-out.

Walk for Life May 12
The Sussex Pregnancy Care Center will be hosting it's 13th annual "Walk for Life" on Saturday, May 12, at Eagles Nest Family Campground in Milton. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the 1-mile walk starts at 9 a.m. with events ending at 11 a.m. To become a participant stop by the center to receive a pledge form or just support us by purchasing the delicious baked goods for sale the day of the walk. We will also have clowns, face painting, and free balloons for the kids. Snacks, refreshments and prizes will be given to our walkers. If you would like to participate call the center at 856-4344, or contact Kim Willey, Event Coordinator at 337-7876. We hope to see you there.

Steward and Stewardess Day May 6
A special annual worship service at Macedonia African Methodist Episcopal Church, sponsored by Steward and Stewardess Day, will be held May 6, at 4 p.m. The Rev. Deter Pearl, from Union Bethel A.M.E. Church, will be guest speaker. A donation of $10 will be taken.

Centenary Church holds Gospel Café
Centenary United Metodist Church, Poplar and Market streets, Laurel, is hosting Christian music each Saturday beginning at 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the church. Bruce and Nancy Willey are presenting live Christian music, fellowship, and refreshments.
May Guest Singers:
May 5: Shannon Whaley, Wayne Dukes
May 12: "Revolving Identity," Harold Boogie White, "Gospel Crusaders," Don White
May 19: Salute to Our Troops - in the park: Don Murray, C. Bud Scott, Ron Messick, "All 4 Him," Everett Hart. Speaker, Lt. Col. Kenny Cox, who was at the Pentagon on 9/11/2001
May 26: Joe Dawson, "Revived," Everett Hart, Tim Lavette; Aunt Ruth & Buddy, ventriloquist.
Every week, Mary Ann Young joins us. For more information, call the Church at 875-3983 or Bruce Willey at 875-5539.

Delmar Church of God sandwich sale
Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, Rt. 13 N and Dorothy Road, will have a sandwich sale on Saturday, May 19, at 9 a.m. It will feature oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, soft crabs, cheese steak subs, hamburgers, hot dogs and more. For more information call the church at 875-7824.

Financial education workshop
The Church of God of Prophecy, Whitesville Road, Delmar, will be hosting a free financial education workshop on Sunday May 13, at 6 p.m. The presentation will be given by 1st Pinnacle Financial Group independent certified consultant, Jennifer Rosen. The public is invited to attend this valuable seminar.

Good News Tour Gospel
The Seaford Church of the Nazarene invites you to a gospel concert on Sunday, May 20 at 6 p.m. featuring the local gospel music group The Good News Tour. The Seaford Church of the Nazarene is located at 520 South Dual Highway in Seaford (on Rt. 13S next to the Guide). There is no charge for the concert, however a love offering will be received. For more info call 629-3929.