Faith & Spirituality Briefs
Benefit concert fundraiser for Water4 set Aug. 28 in Ocean View
The Reminders will perform a benefit concert at 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 28, at the Ocean View Presbyterian Church in Ocean View to raise money for Water4, an organization that provides clean water by building wells in Africa. The concert starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 with a 200-ticket maximum. Ocean View Presbyterian Church is at 67 Central Ave. in Ocean View. For more information or to reserve tickets call 302-539-3455 or go to www.ovpc.org. To find out more about Water4, go to www.water4.org.
Miracle Angels Charity Mission yard sale set Aug. 29 at Israel UMC
The Miracle Angels Charity Mission yard sale will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug, 29, at Israel United Methodist Church parking lot at 20230 Plantation Road in Lewes. All proceeds benefit the Sussex County Cancer Survivors Fund for the Patient Special Needs Fund at Tunnell Cancer Center. There will be many treasures at bargain prices.
Solid Ground Church to host yard sale Aug. 29 in Lewes
Solid Ground Church will host a yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Aug. 29, at a church member’s house in Lewes at 113 East Third St. Proceeds from the yard sale will go toward the church's general fund. Solid Ground Church has signed a lease on a new facility near Toddy’s Auto Sales (33739 Marsh Road No. 2, Lewes). It will launch in the new facility at 10:30 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 1. To learn more, go to solidground.church.
Long Neck UMC sets cancer scholarship benefit concert Aug. 29
Long Neck United Methodist Chuch will host its third annual scholarship celebration featuring three local choirs at 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 29. Proceeds will go to the Sylvester and Joyce Rickards Cancer Scholarship Fund to help send a cancer patient’s child to Delaware Technical Community College Owens Campus. The three choirs are Sussex County Community Mass Choir, The Messengers of Seventh Day Adventist in Millsboro and the Joyful Expressions of Friendship UMC in Millsboro. Admission is a donation of $10 per person, with children and students admitted free. Checks may be made payble to DTCC Scholarship Fund No. 210 with Rickards Scholarship noted in the memo line. For more information, contact Joyce Rickards at 302-745-2634 or 302-945-0780.
Ministering to Broken People workshop set Aug. 29 in Millsboro
The Delmarva Bible Institute will hold a workshop designed to help learn ways to bring healing and encouragement to those in need. The workshop, Ancient Love in a Modern World: Ministering to Broken People, will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Community Church of Oak Orchard, 32615 Oak Orchard Road, Millsboro. Cost is free with lunch provided. Donations accepted. For more information or to register, call 302-945-0633, email email@example.com or go to www.delmarvabibleinstitute.com.
Classic car and craft show set Aug. 29 at St. Jude Church in Lewes
St. Jude The Apostle Church in Lewes will hold its Fourth Annual Car and Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 29, in St. Jude’s Parish Life Center and parking lot on Route 1, Lewes. There will be crafts, baked goods and refreshments for sale along with a display of classic cars. To reserve a space, vendors may call 302-644-7300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
MCC Rehoboth to host crab and shrimp feast Aug. 29
All are invited to bring mallets and bang crabs with Metropolitan Community Church Rehoboth from 4 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 29. The fundraising event will be held on the church property at 19369 Plantation Road. Tickets are $40 for all-you-can-eat crabs. Corn and hush puppies are included. Tickets are $10 for kids 12 and under. There will be no takeouts or sharing. Proceeds will go toward mortgage retirement. Tickets may be purchased from a church member or at Party Décor and More on Route 1 in Rehoboth or by calling the church at 302-645-4945.
The meaning of life-sustaining work is UUSD topic Aug. 30
The Rev. Paula Maiorano's topic will be The Meaning of Life-Sustaining Work at 10 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 30, at the Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware. In preparation for Labor Day weekend, the focus of worship is the meaning and need for work for body and soul, and for wages that, at a minimum, sustain the basics of life. UUSD meets at 10 a.m., Sundays, at 33739 Marsh Road in Lewes. For details, call the church office at 302-645-6334 or go to uussd.org.
St. Jude The Apostle Parish Book Club to meet Sept. 2 in Lewes
St. Jude The Apostle Parish Book Club will meet from 1 to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 2, in St. Jude's Religious Education Center. The featured work will be "The Shadow-Lands of C.S. Lewis: The Man Behind the Movie," by Peter Kreeft. C. S. Lewis was famous both as a fiction writer and as a Christian thinker. A large part of Lewis's appeal lay in his ability to fuse imagination with instruction. The library has two copies of the book for lending on a first-come, first-served basis. The book is also available on Amazon.com.
St. Jude The Apostle Church is at 152 Tulip Drive and Route 1, just north of Five Points near Lewes. For more information, call the Religious Education Office at 302-644-7413. For a list of upcoming book selections, go to http://stjudeslewesde.org/religiouseducation/adultfaithformation.html.
Unity of Rehoboth Beach to discuss prayer Sept. 6
Unity of Rehoboth Beach is an affirmative prayer group meeting. The Sunday Celebration Service is held at 10 a.m. each Sunday at the Olive Branch, 14904 Coastal Highway, Milton. Licensed Unity Teacher Sandy Souder will discuss prayer Sept. 6. For more on Unity of Rehoboth Beach, go to www.unityofrehobothbeach.org.
Unitarian Universalists to host mega yard sale Sept. 5 in Lewes
The Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware will host a mega yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 5, in the church parking lot behind Toddy’s at 33739 Marsh Road, Lewes. Bag sale starts at 1 p.m. Proceeds will support the church's mission to nurture spiritual growth, embrace diversity, work for justice, and strive for a loving world. For more information, go to www.uussd.org.
Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University starts Sept. 9 in Lewes
Bethel United Methodist Church is offering Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University. Attendees will learn how to get rid of debt, manage money and how to spend and save wisely. FPU teaches God's ways of handling money. Through video teaching, class discussions and interactive small-group activities, FPU presents biblical and practical steps for financial freedom. There is a $93 fee for the course. For more information, go to http://www.DaveRamsey.com/findaclass. Class will be held at 6:30 p.m., every Wednesday beginning Sept. 9. For more information, call Burt Murray at 302-228-2758. Bethel UMC is at the corner of Fourth and Market streets at 129 W. Fourth St. in Lewes.
Graceful Aging meetings start Sept. 10 at Westminster Presbyterian
The Graceful Aging group will hold its first gathering of the season at 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 10, in the downstairs library of Westminster Presbyterian Church on the corner of King Charles Avenue and Laurel Street in Rehoboth. Open to anyone of any faith, belief or religion, the group attracts men and women who are concerned with the aspects of aging. Through informal conversation, participants explore their thoughts, worries and problems, and discover solutions and ideas for dealing with them. The group will meet weekly for support and friendship. For more information, contact Faith Duncan at 302-227-0887 or email@example.com or call the church office, 302-227-2109.
Insight Meditation Community of Lewes sets workshop Sept. 12
The Insight Meditation Community of Lewes will host a workshop from 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 12. The workshop will cover the what and why of insight meditation and introduce techniques used in seated, standing and walking meditation. Short practice sessions will be followed by discussion. Experienced sangha members will lead the session at St. Peter’s Parish Hall, Second and Mulberry streets in Lewes. The suggested donation is $10. For more information, call Carol Wzorek at 302-645-0669.
Delmarva Bible Institute classes run Sept. 14 through Nov. 2
The Delmarva Bible institute announces its fall classes which will be held from 7 to 8:45 p.m., Mondays beginning Sept. 14 and running through Nov. 2 at Calvary Baptist Church in Georgetown. Teaching Methods will be taught by the Rev. Allen Miller. Proverbs: Learning the Wisdom of God will be taught by the Rev. Raymond Bertolet. Calvary Baptist Church is at 22860 DuPont Blvd., Georgetown.
For more information or to register, go to www.delmarvabibleinstitute.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. George's Chapel to host spaghetti dinner Sept. 16 in Harbeson
The annual spaghetti dinner at St. George's Episcopal Chapel at 20274 Beaver Dam Road, Harbeson, will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 16. Proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Oak Orchard and the Scholarship Fund for girls. Cost is $10 adults and $4 for children, which includes homemade sauce with meatballs, drinks, salad and dessert. Takeout is available.
Calvary UMC to host pork loin dinner Sept. 26 in Milford
Calvary United Methodist Church at 301 S.E. Front St. in Milford will host a pork loin dinner from 4 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept 26. Menu will be roasted pork loin, homemade cole slaw, applesauce, mashed potatoes, green beans, dinner roll, assorted desserts and beverages. There will be live music. Dinner is open to the public. Adults $10, kids 5-12 years $5. For details call 302-422-8884 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Knights of Columbus to host chicken and spare ribs dinner Sept. 26
The Knights of Columbus Star of the Sea Council 7297 is holding a dinner in St. Edmond's church hall from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 26. The church hall is lat King Charles Avenue and Hickman Street in Rehoboth Beach. The dinner will include chicken and spare ribs, corn bread, potato salad, homemade baked beans and coleslaw, and dessert. Beer and wine will be available. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for those under the age of 12. Seating is limited. For tickets call Joe Polinski at 302-858-7056, Joe Torres at 302-227-4383, Andy Palumbo at 302-645-9719 or Tony Mazzarelli at 302-212-2072.
Wesley UMC fall festival and craft fair set Sept. 26 in Georgetown
Wesley United Methodist Church will holds its fall festival and craft fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 26, at 102 E. Laurel St., Georgetown. There will be crafts, baked goods, barbecued chicken, games for kids, music and fun. Some vendor table spaces remain. For more information, call 302-856-2414.
Eight-session Bible study begins Oct. 1 at St. Jude the Apostle
St. Jude's Adult Faith Formation Committee will sponsor Unlocking the Mystery of the Bible from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thursdays beginning Oct. 1. This eight-session study is an easy and engaging way to understand the Bible. It replaces A Quick Journey Through the Bible and is thoroughly revised in order to help attendees better understand the remarkable connections between the Old and New Testaments and see how the entire Catholic faith is rooted in scripture. The cost of the course book is $20. To register, contact the Religious Education Office at 302-644-7413 by Friday, Sept. 25.
St. Jude The Apostle Church is at 152 Tulip Drive and Route 1, just north of Five Points near Lewes.
St. Jude The Apostle parish book club to meet Oct. 7
St. Jude The Apostle Parish Book Club will meet from 1 to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7, in the Religious Education Center. The book selection for October will be "Dead Man Walking: The Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty That Sparked A National Debate" by Helen Prejean. Sister Helen Prejean's unprecedented look at the human consequences of the death penalty is a book that is both enlightening and devastating. The library has two copies of the book for lending on a first-come, first-served basis. The book is also available on Amazon.com. For more information, call the Religious Education Office at 302-644-7413. For a listing of upcoming book selections, go to http://stjudeslewesde.org/religiouseducation/adultfaithformation.html.
St. Jude The Apostle Church is at 152 Tulip Drive and Route 1, just north of Five Points near Lewes.
Graceful Aging group meets Thursdays at Westminster Presbyterian
The Graceful Aging group meets at 10 a.m., Thursdays in the downstairs library of Westminster Presbyterian Church on the corner of King Charles Avenue and Laurel Street in Rehoboth. Open to anyone of any faith, belief or religion, the group attracts men and women who are concerned with the aspects of aging. Through informal conversation, participants explore their thoughts, worries and problems, and discover solutions and ideas for dealing with them. The group will meet weekly for support and friendship. For more information, contact Faith Duncan at 302-227-0887 or email@example.com or call the church office, 302-227-2109.