Church leaders reminded of new Md. capacity guidelines

SALISBURY — The Salisbury District of the Peninsula-Delaware Conference of The United Methodist Church is advising church leaders that Gov. Larry Hogan has reverted religious institutions back to Stage 2 of the COVID-19 recovery plan, meaning they are restricted to 50% capacity. “While many of our congregations just started worshipping together in person, many will […]

Samaritan’s Purse: Start now filling Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes

MARION — Christ Fellowship Bible Church is again the local drop-off site for gift-filled shoeboxes being collected for Operation Christmas Child during National Collection Week, Nov. 16-23 Samaritan’s Purse has managed this program for more than two decades and various churches, families and individuals in this area are taking part. To participate, simply pack a […]

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in downtown Salisbury, offers the traditional Blessing of the Animals

SALISBURY — On Sunday, Oct. 4, the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in downtown Salisbury, offers the traditional Blessing of the Animals at 11:30 a.m., after its 10 a.m. worship service. Father David Michaud, church rector, officiates. This year the blessing is livestreamed. “Gather your animal companions in front […]

Fr. Rob Laws leaving St. Andrew’s for Somerset County, N.J.

PRINCESS ANNE — After seven years as rector of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Fr. J. Robert Laws announced to members his last service in Princess Anne will be Sunday, Nov. 22. He is leaving Somerset Parish effective Nov. 28 and heading to Somerset County, N.J., to become rector of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Bridgewater. […]

Drive-thru Nativity at Living Hope

MARION — Living Hope Ministries at 27331 Crisfield Marion Road will be hosting its first ever drive-through Nativity on site at the church. The event will be held Friday through Sunday, Dec. 13-15 from 6 to 9 p.m. This free event and we will have stations where cars will stop to hear a short narrative […]

Community Thanksgiving Services planned

Community Thanksgiving services are planned in both ends of Somerset County for the public to come together and share the blessings of the season. In Princess Anne, the service will be held 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25 at Antioch United Methodist Church, corner of Somerset and Antioch avenues. In Crisfield, the Ministerial Association will hold […]