Faith & Spirituality Briefs
Wyoming UMC clothing sale March 8
Wyoming United Methodist Church will hold a clothing sale from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, March 8. Stop by and pick up a few bargains to perk up a winter or spring wardrobe. Organizers have many gently used, name brand items from Aeropostale, Land’s End, Tommy Hilfiger, Talbots, Gymboree, Janie and Jack, Crazy 8 and more.
Wyoming United Methodist Church is at 216 Wyoming Mill Road, Dover. For more information, go to www.wyomingumc.com or call 302-697-8400.
Unitarian Universalists to meet March 9
The Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware will meet at 10 a.m., Sunday, March 9, at 33739 Marsh Road in Lewes. As the congregation approaches the creation of a new church home, UUSD member Deanna Duby will discuss its concept, exploring questions such as: What is a home - a building or a state of mind? How do people create their own homes in order to feel safe and comfortable in them? What does a congregation need and seek in a religious home? For details, call the church office at 302-645-6334 or visit uussd.org.
Mt. Olivet UM Church to host Delmarva Teen Challenge speakers March 9
Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church in Seaford invites the community to come out Sunday, March 9, as it hosts members of Delmarva Teen Challenge. Two services, one at 8:30 a.m. and the other at 11 a.m., will include a message as well as a time of praise and worship to be delivered and led by the men of Delmarva Teen Challenge.
Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, 315 High St. in Seaford, is a diverse community of people seeking to become faithful witnesses to God and Jesus Christ, led by the Holy Spirit. Visitors are welcome to dress casually.
For more information, call Pastor Jim Sipes at 302-629-4458 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Faith Community Church to host Women's Fellowship March 10
Area women are invited to attend the Women’s Fellowship Meeting at Faith Community Church, 2240 S. DuPont Highway, Camden, at 7 p.m., Monday, March 10. Nancy Barr will present “Diligence vs. Laziness,” buried treasure from Proverbs 11:24-26.
The monthly Women’s Fellowship Meeting, a time to encourage and challenge women in their spiritual growth, is for all women and girls.
For more information contact Faith Community Church at 302-697-1673 or email email@example.com.
Christ's Church to host Two-Night Revival March 12-13, Men's Day March 16
There will be a Two-Night Revival with services at 7 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, March 12 and 13, at Christ's Church, 20583 Beaver Dam Road, Harbeson. The speakers for March 12 will be Evangelist Bernadette Foreman and Sister Latoya Weatherly. The March 13 speakers will be guest preacher the Rev. Fred Hopkins of Friendship Baptist Church, and the Rev. George H. Edwards, Friendship pastor.
Also at Christ's Church, there will be a Men's Day service at 3:30 p.m., with guest preacher the Rev. Jerome Tilghman of Faith and Israel United Methodist churches. For details, call 302-945-8959.
UUSD to host night of early 20th century musical recordings March 14
The Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware invite the wider community to an evening of music at 7 p.m., Friday, March 14. Record producer, music researcher and writer Ian Nagoski will share restored recordings of immigrants from the early 20th century, especially those of the Middle East, which are rarely heard and often deeply touching performances. He will ask questions about and discuss the value of life and meaning of music. A $10 donation is suggested. UUSD, www.uussd.org, is at 33739 Marsh Road in Lewes. For more information, contact Margaret at 302-329-9487 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conley’s UM Church cemetery cleanup March 15
Conley's United Methodist Church will conduct a cleanup of the cemetery adjacent to the chapel at 22150 Robinsonville Road, Lewes. Items remaining at the cemetery on March 15 will be removed. Call 302-945-1881 for further information.
The Lighthouse Church to hold Deliverance Conference March 15-16
The Lighthouse Church, 6 South Railroad Ave. in Wyoming, will host a special Deliverance Conference, He Came to Set the Captives Free, Saturday and Sunday, March 15 and 16. All are invited to come and learn.
Admission is free and no registration is required. Saturday, March 15 includes an all-day conference from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The church will also hold two shorter conference sessions from 11 a.m. to 12:50 p.m., and from 7 to 8:50 p.m., Sunday, March 16. More information is available at www.lighthousechurchinc.org; email@example.com; or 302-697-1472.
Star of the Sea Council to host St. Patrick's Day Dinner March 15
The Knights of Columbus Star of the Sea Council will hold its annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 15, to celebrate the birth of Christianity in Ireland. The dinner will be held in St. Edmond’s Parish Hall at Hickman Street and King Charles Avenue in Rehoboth. Live entertainment will be provided by local musician Kevin O’Brennan. The menu includes corned beef, Irish sausage, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, Irish soda bread, rolls and cake. Beer, wine and soft drinks will be available. Tickets are $17 for adults, $8 for youth 10 years or younger. Takeout will be available. For tickets, call Bob Worthing at 302-227-4384 or Joe Polinski at 302-858-7056. Seating is limited.
St. Paul UM Church to host Annual Women's Day Celebration March 16
All are welcome to join St. Paul United Methodist Church of Milford in celebrating its Annual Women’s Day Sunday, March 16. Morning worship starts at 9 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. Vicki Gordy-Stith, Dover District superintendent, Dover, as guest preacher. Afternoon worship starts at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Wassetta Moses, Bethel AME Church, Milford as guest preacher. The theme for the day is Women Wearing Many Hats In the Image of God. Dinner will be served at the Masonic Lodge (across from Banneker School) from 12:30 to 3 p.m. For more information, call the church at 302-422-0709.
Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware to meet March 16
The Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware will meet at 10 a.m., Sunday, March 16, at 33739 Marsh Road in Lewes. The topic will be Saint Patrick, Snakes, and Four-Leaf Clovers. Almost everyone wants to be Irish at this time of year. Why? Who was Saint Patrick anyway, and just how does one become a saint? The Rev. D. Michael Smith looks into this and the ironies of being Irish, or just about anything else. For details, call the church office at 302-645-6334 or visit uussd.org.
Columbiettes to hold Day of Recollection
The Delaware State Columbiettes invite all women of the Diocese of Wilmington to a Day of Recollection from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, March 22, at 133 Thomas More Drive, Magnolia. Columbiettes offer this day for women to open their hearts and experience the divine mercy, the love and forgiveness of Jesus. Nancy Scimone will present a one-woman drama on the life of Saint Faustina. The day will also have Eucharistic Adoration, opportunity for confession and a St. Monica Tear Drop Devotional Mass. Continental breakfast will be served at 9 a.m., and lunch is included. Cost for adult women is $20; students pay $10. RSVP by March 15 as seating is limited. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Maria at 302-655-3974. Make checks payable to Delaware State Columbiettes. Send check and name(s) of attendees to Irene McCormick, 30090 Lewis Road., Millsboro, DE 19966.
Long Neck UMC to host AYCE dinner March 31
Long Neck United Methodist Church will hold an all-you-can-eat fried fish, fried chicken and baked chicken dinner from 4 to 6 p.m., Saturday, March 31. The dinner also includes potato salad, macaroni and cheese, baked pineapple, an assortment of vegetables, bread, beverage and dessert.
Tickets for adults are $11, children 4 to 9 $6 and 3 and under free. Tickets and takeouts will be available at the door.
Long Neck United Methodist Church is at 32051 Long Neck Road, Long Neck.
For more information, call the church office at 302-945-9453 or email email@example.com.
Faith UMC to hold April 12 benefit for Sister Ada Loper
Faith United Methodist Church, formerly Mt. Pleasant UMC, 19940 Church St. in Rehoboth Beach, will host a benefit program for Sister Ada Loper starting at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 12. The public is invited. In addition, organizers of the benefit will gratefully accept monetary donations for this worthy cause. To donate, make check payable to Faith UMC and write Ada Loper in memo section. For more information about the event, call Sister Waynne Paskins at 302-227-8738 or Brother Diaz J. Bonville at 302-645-7544.
St. Jude invites candidates for adult confirmation
St. Jude The Apostle Church is inviting adult Catholics who were baptized and made First Communion but were not able to be confirmed as youths to call the Religious Education Office at 302-644-7413. An informal process, individualized to meet the busy schedules of adults, can be arranged to prepare candidates to receive the sacrament of confirmation on Pentecost Sunday with the Most Rev. W. Francis Malooly, bishop of Wilmington.
St. Jude The Apostle Church is at 152 Tulip Drive and Route 1, just north of Five Points in Lewes. For more information, go to www.stjudeslewesde.org.
New Covenant ministry can help men heal
New Covenant Presbyterian Church in Lewes offers a Sexual Integrity Ministry to help men who feel trapped or enslaved by pornography and need help to break its hold over them. Modern American society is increasingly immersed in sexual immorality. This can damage and even destroy marriages, friendships and lives. To reach New Covenant's Sexual Integrity Ministry, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Alan Bertaux at 3072 Savannah Drive, Lewes, DE 19958.
Zoar UM Women sell cookbooks
Just in time for Easter and Mother's Day, Zoar United Methodist Women are selling cookbooks loaded with recipes from Sussex County cooks. Contact Connie Rogers to order at 302-934-8587. Zoar United Methodist Church is at 24463 Gravel Hill Road in Millsboro.