Cape Gazette

Faith & Spirituality Briefs

Mar 23, 2015

Epworth UMC to host Easter egg hunt March 28

Epworth United Methodist Church will hold its annual Easter egg hunt from 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 28. The hunt is open to children 2-11 years of age and will be held rain or shine. For more information, contact the Rev. Kody Witt at 302-227-7743, Ext. 105. Epworth United Methodist Church is at 19285 Holland Glade Road, off Route 1 northbound by Tanger Seaside Outlet in Rehoboth Beach. Visit the website at

Long Neck UMC to host chicken and dumpling dinner March 28

A chicken and dumpling dinner with all the trimmings will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., Saturday, March 28, at Long Neck United Methodist Church. Cost is $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 4 to 9 and free for children 3 and under. Long Neck UMC is at 32051 Long Neck Road, Long Neck.

'A Playful Mystery' intergenerational play set for March 29 at UUSD

UUSD will host an intergenerational play "A Playful Mystery" celebrating humans and life and all the wonder that surrounds them at 10 a.m., Sunday, March 29. Created for all ages to enjoy, this service will be performed by children and adults. This is a special time for the whole congregation to come together and rejoice in the coming of spring. Visitors are welcome. The Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware meet at 10 a.m., Sundays, at 33739 Marsh Road in Lewes. For details, call the church office at 302-645-6334 or visit

First Friday Films at UUSD to screen 'Miss Representation' April 3

First Friday Films at UUSD will present a free film open to the public at 7 p.m., Friday, April 3. "Miss Representation" uncovers how American mainstream media's limited and disparaging portrayals of women contribute to the underrepresentation of women in power positions and create another generation of women defined by youth, beauty and sexuality, and not by their capacity as leaders. A potluck gathering will be held at 6:30 p.m. There will be a discussion following the movie led by Joanne Saltzberg, who has considerable expertise in women's economic development issues. The Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware meet at 10 a.m., Sundays, at 33739 Marsh Road in Lewes. For details, call the church office at 302-645-6334 or visit For details on the First Friday Films call Karen, 302-231-8192.

St. Jude Church seeks part-time organist

St. Jude The Apostle Catholic Church, 152 Tulip Drive, Lewes is in need of an organist for its weekly 7 a.m. Sunday Mass year round plus occasional Holy Day Masses. One additional Sunday Mass per week is available Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. A digital console piano is available for use. Contact the Music Ministry Office at 302-644-7300.

St. Jude the Apostle Church invites adults to explore faith formation

All are invited to attend a series of sessions for the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thursdays in the Religious Education Center of St. Jude The Apostle Church. RCIA is a process of prayer, reflection and learning that may lead adults and children to explore the possibility of becoming members of the Catholic Church. Adult baptized Catholics may complete their initiation by preparing for the reception of the Sacraments of Eucharist, Reconciliation and Confirmation. There is no cost to the participants, and no commitment is necessary. Those interested are welcome to come for a session or two to see what it’s all about. Each week, a different topic of faith exploration is discussed, with time allowed for group participation.

St. Jude The Apostle Church is on Route 1 near Lewes, just north of the Five Points intersection. For further information, call the Religious Education Office, 302-644-7413 or go to

St. Jude The Apostle Book Club to meet April 1

St. Jude The Apostle Parish Book Club will meet from 1 to 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 1, in St. Jude’s Religious Education Center. The featured book will be "My Life on the Rock: A Rebel Returns to the Catholic Faith" by Jeff Cavins. The dramatic conversion story of Jeff Cavins, apologist and host of EWTN's "Life on the Rock," is the true and bittersweet story of an emotional and spiritual search for peace in a chaotic world. The library has two copies of the book for lending on a first-come, first-served basis. The book is also available on

For further information, call the Religious Education office at 302-644-7413. A listing of upcoming book selections can be found on the parish website at St. Jude The Apostle Church is located at 152 Tulip Drive and Route 1, just north of Five Points in Lewes.

'What on Earth Am I Here For' course set at Lutheran church April 12

The Lutheran Church of Our Savior, Rehoboth, will host a six-week course beginning Sunday, April 12. The most fundamental question humans ask is, “What on Earth Am I Here For?” Participants of the six-week course will discuss this question. Using Rick Warren’s "The Purpose Driven Life," attendees will examine six areas of discovery: You Matter to God, You Were Planned for God’s Pleasure, You Were Formed for God’s Family, You Were Created to Become Like Christ, You Were Shaped to Serve God, You Were Made for a Mission. Learning sessions will include video lessons, reading assignments, and workbook discussion. Everyone is welcome to attend. The group lessons are offered several times during the week so participants can choose one that best fits with their schedule. Kickoff is at 12:30 p.m., Sunday, April 12, with a light lunch. Groups will meet weekly from April 12 through May 23. The cost is $15 for materials. Register by April 1 via the website or by calling the church office, 302-227-3066.

Grace of God Lutheran Church seeks part-time director of music

Grace of God Lutheran Church, an ELCA congregation worshiping in the Long Neck CHEER Center, is in need of a part-time director of music. Duties include playing for the 10 a.m. Sunday service and other festival services as needed, selecting music and directing the choir. Send a cover letter and resume along with any questions to

Adult Confirmation program offered at St. Jude

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. Go to

St. Stephens UMC to host bus trip to NYC May 16

St. Stephens United Methodist Church in Delmar will host a bus trip to New York City Saturday, May 16. Cost of $45 per person covers bus, tip to driver and a small donation to St. Stephens UMC. Money and signed waiver are due to the church office by Sunday, April 12. Departure is from Walmart on North Salisbury Blvd.  at 5:30 a.m. with arrival in New York at approximately 10:30 a.m. Departure from New York is at 7 p.m. Bus will drop off and pick up in Times Square near 51st and Broadway. Call 302-846-9501 or visit





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