Easter Services Community-Wide

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St. Peter's United Methodist Church in Morehead City will hold an Easter sunrise service at 6:30 a.m.at Mitchell Village Park in Morehead City.

GRANGEVILLE - Grangeville Church of the Nazarene, 515 W. N. 2nd Street, will hold its Easter service Sunday, April 16, 9 a.m. "On Saturday, we are providing a hassle-free, mess-free opportunity for families to dye and decorate their hard-boiled eggs in our recreation room, and join their kids in a search for hidden signs of Easter around the church".

"When telling the resurrection story, you need to include stories about life, stories about change in your own church", Rainer said.

Blue Run Baptist Church will celebrate Missionary Day Sunday, April 30 at 4 p.m.

Faith Lutheran Church, 1700 N. Jackson in Magnolia, will have Easter Breakfast at 9:15 a.m., followed by Easter Worship at 10 a.m.

However, Dorrell said the Catholic church emphasizes the significance of the death of Christ, which can be helpful during seasons like this.

Emerald Isle Chapel by the Sea will hold an Easter sunrise service outside on the grounds at 6:30 a.m. Gather with Gloucester Assembly of God at Bass Rocks, followed by 7 a.m. pancake breakfast at the church, 7 Chapel St. The Brown Mountain Church family would like for you to attend. Holy Saturday, April 15, 8 p.m., Easter vigil. Mass on Thursday. On Friday, Stations of the Cross will be at 2:30 p.m. At 11 a.m., the Chancel Choir will perform and Senior Pastor Richard DenUyl, Jr. will be preaching. This second service is a festive celebration with sermon and Easter hymns. "We want to recognize the many aspects of Easter, and the many meanings it has for Christians in our community", said Chris Hartwell, Chair of the Church Council at First Church.

On Saturday morning, BG Crossland Community Church will kick off Easter Fest at the Bowling Green Hot Rods Stadium at 10:00 in the morning, wrapping up around 1:00 in the afternoon.

Flat Run Church will host Easter programs Sunday, April 16 at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Easter Sunday. This music centers on the message of the Cross and rejoices in the glorious Resurrection of our Lord.

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Gunnedah Baptist Church will hold services on Good Friday and Easter Sunday at 9.30am. A freewill offering will be taken.

First Presbyterian will hold three Easter services on Sunday.

Samaria Baptist Church of Kerens will host its annual passion week revival at 7 p.m. nightly April 13 and 14.

Woodland Heights Christian Church will have traditional Easter sunrise service at 7:30 a.m. and contemporary services at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Following that service, the United Methodist Men will serve breakfast in the Fellowship Hall for all to enjoy.

Communion Services, 10:45 a.m. The service then enters into the sorrows that will lead to Christ's agony in the garden, and on the cross on Friday. The Great Vigil of Easter, 7 p.m. Saturday. The service also offers Holy Communion and ends with the Stripping of the Altar. Church service will be at 9 a.m. Pastor Sammy Taylor invites everyone.

Pine Mountain Church of the Nazarene of Meansville will hold an Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 15 from 12 noon to 2 p.m. and pizza will be served. This will be a quiet time of reflection and prayer.

COTTONWOOD - The Monastery of St. Gertrude in Cottonwood has set several Easter services.

Trinity Baptist Church: 1831 Virginia St. - The Fly a Kite for Jesus breakfast will be at 8 a.m. Saturday in the church annex. Youth will conduct the service.

Grace Episcopal Church, 104 North Washington St., North Attleboro, Mass. Maundy Thursday, April 13, service at 7 p.m. Easter sunrise service will be at 7 a.m.at Prospect Hill followed by breakfast in church's Celebration Hall. The Rev. Tonya McClain of St. Luke's United Methodist Church will officiate the service. Easter sunrise service will be at 6:45 a.m.at Country Club Lake. Every fifth Sunday there is a potluck fellowship immediately following the service.



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