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August 28
Seekers lecture series at St. Peter’s Episcopal in Lewes. Will take place from 7-8:30 p.m. at the church, 211 Mulberry St., in Lewes. Featured speakers will be Kathryn Harris and Butch Hovis discussing “Why the Path of Buddhism?” For more information, call 644-1267.

August 29
Barbecue fundraiser for Booker Street Church of God. Will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with chicken, rib and pigs-feet dinners for sale at 19422 County Seat Hwy., in Georgetown. Platters are $7 for chicken/$7.50 for ribs and pigs’ feet. Variety of sides/desserts available. For more information, call 856-9767, 856-3530 or 856-3404.

August 30
Sandwich sale at Delmar Church of God of Prophecy. Will take place beginning at 9 a.m. at the church, near the intersection of Route 13 and Dorothy Road, in Delmar. Sandwiches, steak subs, hamburgers, hot dogs and more on sale. For more information, call 875-7824.

Back-to-school yard sale at Booker Street Church of God. Will take place at 8 a.m. at 19422 County Seat Hwy., in Georgetown. Spaces are still available for rent (must bring your own table). For more information, or to rent a space, call 856-3530  or 337-8155.

September 6
Smyrna Gospel Sing. Will take place from 6:30-9 p.m., at Smyrna Church of God, 5254 Dupont Pkwy. North (Rt. 13), in Smyrna. Concert will feature Jerry Jones, Spring Junction Ministries and Revived, as well as guest singers JR Mayle, of Laurel and Amanda Jones, of Seaford. For more information, call 241-1620.

September 21
Mt. Zion AME celebrates 108th anniversary. Will take place at the church, 18211 Beach Hwy., in Ellendale, with special services at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., and a family dinner served at 1:30 p.m. For more information, call  422-5808.

Third annual Gospel Sing at Conley’s UMC in Lewes. Will take place at 3 p.m. at the church’s fellowship hall, 22150 Robinsonville Rd., in Lewes. Performers include Conley’s own pastor, Mike Hurley and his wife Ann, Rebecca Rollins, Charlie Marshall and daughter Jackie, Conley’s choir as well as its praise band and more. For more information, call 226-4221 or 945-1881.

Other Events
Prince George’s Chapel open through Labor Day. The chapel, located on Vines Creek Road, in Dagsboro, will be open from 1-4 p.m. through Labor Day. For more information, call 732-3551 or 537-2172. The chapel will host an ice cream festival on Aug. 3.

Seekers weekly summer spirituality lecture series. Will take place weekly, on Thursday nights from June 5 – Aug. 28, at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 211 Mulberry St., in Lewes, from 7-8:30 p.m. For more information, including a list of speakers, call 644-1267.

Casa de Fe services at Jesus Love Temple in Milford. Will take place Sundays at 5 p.m. and Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Pastors are Evelyn and Eduardo Rivera. All are welcome.

New hours at Daily Manna Food Bank. Located at the Millsboro Seventh-Day Adventist Church, it will continue to operate on the third Thursday of the month, but only from 9-11 a.m.; no afternoon hours for the remainder of 2008. For more information, call 945-3175 after business hours.

Community Lutheran sermons posted on Web. Community Lutheran Church is posting the weekly sermons from new pastor Bettye Wolinski, on its Web site, A daily Advent devotional schedule is also posted. For more information, call 732-1156.

Teen Program at Wesley UMC. Will take place on Wednesdays beginning Oct. 24, from 6-8 p.m. Food, activities and friendship, including an outdoor bonfire. All teens invited for a night of food and fun. For more information, call 858-6062.

Celebrate Recovery meetings at St. John’s UMC in Seaford. Will take place Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. at St. John’s, Poplar and Pine streets in Seaford. For more information, call 841-1720 or 629-9466 (church office), or visit

Special events at Grace UMC (Georgetown). Soup kitchen every Monday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at hall; Bible study on Thursdays 7-8:15 p.m.; For more information, call 856-6245. For more information, call 628-7864 or visit the church at 7 South King Street.

Youth Sunday at Faith UMC. Will take place every fourth Sunday, at Faith UMC, 19940 Church Street in Rehoboth. For more information, call 227-9415.

Daniel and Revelations series at First Baptist in Georgetown. Will take place on Sunday evenings at 6 p.m., as Pastor DuFour presents the Daniel and Revelations series, “What the Future Holds.” For more information, call 856-7936.

Café of Hope Free Lunch at Wesley UMC in Georgetown. Will take place each Sunday from 12:30-2:30 p.m., in Jones Hall. The church kitchen serves a hot meal for anyone who wants it. For more information, call 856-2414.

Healing Service at the Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist. Will take place on the first Saturday of each month at 5:30 p.m. Private matters concerning health or otherwise may be discussed with the pastor as well. Sunday school weekly at 9:30 a.m./service at 10 a.m., followed by coffee hour. Bible study every Monday at 7 p.m. and every Wednesday at 1 p.m. For more information, call 684-5520.

Informal worship service at Coolspring Presbyterian Church. Will take place every second Sunday of the month at 6 p.m. This particular type of service comes from the French town, Taizé, where Christians from all over the world developed an ecumenical, contemplative time of music and prayer in community. The 30-minute service will include candlelight, soft music, scripture reading, and silent prayer. This month’s service will be on March 9. The church is located just north of Route 9 at 28843 Log Cabin Hill Road, Lewes. All ages are welcome, but the service is primarily intended for youth and adults. For more information, call Linda Williams at 344-6217.