Local Baptist churches celebrating Easter Sunday together

Posted April 16, 2017

This will be a quiet time of reflection and prayer. Those attending are asked to bring a nonperishable food item to support local charities. There is an Easter Vigil at 6 a.m., followed by Easter Mass at 10:10 a.m. with a Eucharist at 8 a.m. and one at 10:10 a.m. St. Mary's is located at 140 Chestnut Cir.in Blowing Rock. Traditional worship begins at 11 a.m.

Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Ridge Road, Bowling Green: Dinner theater featuring, "The Price He Paid", 5 p.m. Saturday. On Saturday, there will be a Holy Saturday Service at 8:30 a.m. Child care is available.

Other Holy Week services offered at St. Matthew's include Maundy Thursday celebration of the institution of Holy Communion at 6:30 p.m.; Stations of the Cross on Good Friday at 6:30 p.m. followed by the Good Friday Liturgy at 7 p.m.; and Holy Saturday, the shortest service in the church year, at 11 a.m. Easter Sunday sunrise service.

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Pies, cakes, Easter desserts, breads, jams, decorated eggs and flower arrangements will be sold, with 10 percent of the proceeds to benefit Loaves and Fishes in New Milford. The event begins at 9 p.m. and is for children ages 13-17. The Easter service will be at 9 a.m. Sunday.

Alliance Bible Fellowship - Alliance Bible Fellowship will have services on Easter Sunday at 8:15 a.m., 9:45 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. The Rev. M.L. Agnew will deliver the sermon, "He is Risen". Easter Sunrise Service at Twin Buttes and a 10:45 a.m. Live 5 has you covered with a list of sunrise services happening in the Lowcountry. Starts at 9 a.m.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints wards will hold regular Sacrament meetings, which generally begin at 9 and 11 a.m.

St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 218 E. Sandusky St., will host a Life Tree Cafe discussion at 7 p.m. Thursday. Toward the end of the service, the Christ candle is hidden, representing the apparent victory of the forces of evil over good. The Feast of the Resurrection of Our Lord, Easter Sunday, April 16, at 10 a.m. Parking on Liberty and First Streets. Breakfast will be served at 9 a.m.in the church fellowship hall, 2620 22nd St., Clarkston. Good Friday services will be at noon with the Stations of the Cross and at 3 p.m. with The Passion.

Helper City Annual Easter Egg Hunt: Saturday, April 15 at Helper City Park (73 S. Main Street). Easter breakfast is at 9 a.m.

York First Wesleyan, York Highway, York: Journey to the Cross, self-guided tour of the last days of Jesus, 4-7 p.m. Saturday. Easter Service is in the big church at 10 a.m.

The Ecumenical Service at the fort will have many area clergy participate and all faiths are welcome.

The following churches announce Holy Week and Easter services that are open to all.