Vacation Bible School set for July 18 at East Gate Presbyterian

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VBS at East Gate Presbyterian Church

LONG NECK — East Gate Presbyterian Church will hold Vacation Bible School from 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 18 – 22.

The Conquerors VBS is an interactive learning experience for all children ages 4-11.

East Gate Presbyterian is located at 34806 Church Lane in Long Neck.

For more information, call 945-5498.


Egypt VBS at Union UMC

BRIDGEVILLE — A summer kids’ event called Egypt VBS will be held at Union United Methodist Church, located at 2 N. Laws St. in Bridgeville, from 9 a.m. to noon August 1-5.

Kids will participate in Bible-learning activities, sing songs, play teamwork-building games, dig into treats, and experience one-of-a-kind Bible adventures.  Plus, kids will learn to look for evidence of God all around them.

Egypt VBS is for children ages 4-10.

For more information, contact the church office at 337-7409.



Zoar UMC services

MILLSBORO — Zoar United Methodist Church, located at 24463 Gravel Hill Road in Millsboro, has services each Sunday at 10:15 a.m.

Sunday School is held at 9 a.m. for all ages.

There are groups for youth, men and women that meet regularly, plus a group that performs nursing home ministry.

The annual Zoar United Methodist Church Ice Cream Festival will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 16 featuring homemade ice cream, desserts, pulled pork sandwiches, chicken salad sandwiches and more. For more information, call Bonnie Hall at 934-7221.

On Sunday, July 17 at 10:15 a.m., the annual outdoor worship service will be held in the grove, the site of the camp meeting in the late 1800s. The guest singer will be John O’Day and the service will be followed by a fellowship luncheon. Bring a lawn chair for the service and a covered dish to share at the luncheon.

For information, contact the lay leader at 934-7007 or the pastor at 945-5580.


Long Neck UMC schedule

LONG NECK — Long Neck United Methodist Church, located on 32051 Long Neck Road in Long Neck announces its services.

Contemporary service: 8:45 a.m.

Summer Sunday school: 9:15 a.m.

Traditional service: 11 a.m.

Healing service: 7 p.m., third Wednesday of the month.

Led by Senior Pastor Bruce Rogers and Associate Pastor John Schutt.

For more information, contact the church at 945-9453.


Unity of Rehoboth Beach

MILTON — Join Unity of Rehoboth Beach at their Sunday Celebration Service at 10 a.m. at the Olive Branch Building on Coastal Highway, 14904 Coastal Highway in Milton.

Sunday, July 10, Unity of Rehoboth Beach will begin a discussion of Don Miguel Ruiz’s “The Four Agreements.” This book has become very popular because of it’s straight forward wisdom.

Island Vibes in concert August 6 at 7 p.m. as part of the second anniversary celebration.

All are welcome.



Conley’s UM Church services

ANGOLA — Conley’s UM Church announces its service schedule.

Regular worship: 6:30 p.m. on Saturday nights and 8:45 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Sundays.

Information, interactive service: 6:30 p.m. on the second Sunday of the month at the old Chapel on Robinsonville Road.

There are also active prayer and Bible study groups, as well as women, men and youth groups.

Conley’s United Methodist Church is located at 33106 Jolyns Way, off Camp Arrowhead Road.

For more information, call 945-1881 or visit


Open Mic Night

LAUREL — Christian singers are wanted for Open Mic Christian Night. Share your vocal/musical/story talents with folks who love this event. Open Mic Night is the first and third Friday of each month from 7-9 p.m.

Admission and snacks are free. A love offering will be taken.

Compassionate Shepherd Ministries is the sponsor with Dr. Robert Douglas, Jr. Pastor. Located at 10771, Rt. 13 across from Laurel Food Lion. Admission and snacks always free. For information call 430-4613.


St. Peter’s Parish Hall

LEWES — Join St. Peter’s Parish Hall, located at 2nd Street in Lewes, every Wednesday from 1:30-3:30 p.m. for a philosophical exploration of challenges in contemporary society.  All are welcome.

For more information, contact Cathy Ward at


Union UM Church service

BRIDGEVILLE — Union United Methodist Church, located at 2 N. Laws Street in Bridgeville, announces its winter service schedule.

On Sundays:

  • 9 a.m. contemporary service and children’s Sunday school;
  • 10 a.m. teen and adult Sunday school;
  • 11 a.m. traditional service.

All are welcome to join.

Nursery is available for 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. services.

For more information, call the church office at 337-7409.


Beacon Baptist Church service

MILLVILLE — Beacon Baptist Church holds Sunday services with Pastor Jeff Smith at the church located at 32263 Beacon Baptist Road in Millville.

Sunday school is held at 10 a.m. for all ages.

Family worship is held on Sundays at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Prayer meetings are held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

For more information, call 539-1216 or visit


UUSD service

LEWES — The Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware, an inclusive religious community, meets at 10 a.m. Sundays, at 30486 Lewes-Georgetown Highway in Lewes.

Visitors are invited to join in refreshments and conversation after the service.

For more information, call 313-5838 or visit

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