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Easter events 2014 (updated 04-09-14)

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Bagdad Bagdad services
The adult Easter cantata will be at 11 a.m. on Sunday at Bagdad Bagtist Church. The children’s Easter program will be at 6 p.m. on Sunday. There will be a Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. on April 17. Bagdad will show the Passion of the Christ movie at 6 p.m. on Good Friday. The Easter egg hunt will be at 2 p.m. on April 19. Easter sunrise service begins at 6:45 a.m. on April 20 and will be followed by Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m.
Burks Branch Baptist services
The choir will present the cantata, Glorious Day! during the morning worship service at 11 a.m. on Palm Sunday, Sunday at Burks Branch Baptist Church. Good Friday service will be at 6 p.m. April 18, followed by a potluck fellowship meal. The church will host an Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. on April 19. A Sunrise Service will be at 7 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 20, in the church yard followed by a fellowship potluck breakfast. The service will be held inside if it rains. Services include Sunday School at 9:50 a.m. followed by Easter Worship Service.
Annunciation fish fry
Church of the Annunciation, on Main Street in Shelbyville, will begin Lenten fish fries from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday. Dine in or carry out. Proceeds will benefit the Toinson fund and the building fund. For more information, call 633-1547.
Centenary egg hunt
Centenary United Methodist Church will have an Easter Egg hunt from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Col. Sanders Pavilion, Clear Creek Park. Maundy Thursday Service will be at 7 p.m. and Good Friday Service at 7 p.m.
Centennial Baptist events
Centennial Baptist Church will have sunrise service at 7 a.m. on Easter, April 20, and breakfast at 8. Sunday School will be at 9:30 a.m. and morning service at 11.
Christiansburg Baptist Church
Easter services will begin with sunrise services at 7 a.m. at Christiansburg Baptist Church. The Easter cantata, “Behold the Lamb” will begin at 11 a.m.
Cropper Baptist events
Easter Egg hunt and lunch on will begin at 11 a.m. at Cropper Baptist Churh on April 19. Sunrise Service will be at 7 a.m. on April 20, with a continental breakfast served. Easter service on will begin at 11 a.m.
Dover Baptist Easter services
Good Friday (Word’s from the Cross)   will be celebrated with a candlelight service at 7 p.m. on April 18 at Dover Baptist Church. A children’s Easter egg hunt will be 2 p.m. April 19. Forty days of prayer concludes with a Bible study for all ages, at 10 a.m. on April 20, and Easter worship services at 11.
Elmburg Baptist
There will be an Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. on April 19 at Elmburg Baptist.  Bring candy-filled plastic eggs for the hunt by Sunday. Sunrise Service will begin at 7 a.m. on Easter, followed by a potluck breakfast. Sunday School will begin at 9 a.m. with Easter Worship Service at 10.
Finchville Baptist services
Easter Sunday service will be at 10:30 a.m. at the Finchville Ruritan building.
Finchville Community Easter celebration
Finchville Baptist Church will have their Easter cantata at 10:30 a.m. Sunday in the sanctuary; free fellowship meal follows in Fellowship Hall. Good Friday service will begin at 7 p.m. April 18 in the Finchville Sanctuary. Eggstravaganza with free food, egg hunts for age groups, super prizes for each age group will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 19 at Finchville Park. Easter sunrise service will be at 6:45 a.m. on April 20 at the Finchville Park, Finchville Sanctuary if raining. A free Easter breakfast will be at 7:15 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall with breakfast cooked by the Deacons. Easter Sunday will only have one service at 10:30 a.m. at the Finchville Ruritan building.
First Baptist services
“Thy Will Be Done” will be the worship theme for Palm Sunday, Sunday, directed by Rev. Gene Wright, featuring the Sanctuary Choir, orchestra and devotionals by Rev. Dr. Maurice Hollingsworth. One service, at 11 a.m., will be held with Bible Fellowship at 9:45 a.m.
First Christian
The Stations of the Cross may be viewed from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday and April 17 at First Christian Church. A Lenten journey to the Cross will be through scripture, meditation, prayer, art and music. All children are invited to the Easter Egg Hunt at 2 p.m. on Saturday. The children’s Easter play will be during the 11 a.m. worship service on Sunday. Maundy Thursday service will be at 7 p.m. April 17. Sunrise service will be at 7:30 a.m. April 20, and a breakfast will be at 8:15, sponsored by the Diaconate. They will serve scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits, gravy, fruit, milk, juice and coffee. Tickets may be purchased from the Diaconate on Sunday Mornings. Tickets are $6 each or $20 for a family of four or more. For more information, contact Geralyn Groves. Easter services will be at 11 a.m. on April 20. There will not be an early service at 9 a.m. on Easter Sunday.
Gracy Assembly of God
Palm Sunday communion is Sunday. Resurrection Sunday is April 20. All are welcome.
Highland Baptist services
Good Friday services will begin at 6:30 p.m. April 18 at Highland Baptist Church. An Easter Egg hunt will be at 10 a.m. April 19. Easter Sunrise service at 7:15 a.m. April 20, and Resurrection celebration at 10:30.
Holy Cross Lutheran
Maundy Thursday is at 7 p.m. with Communion at Holy Cross Lutheran. Good Friday is 7 p.m. with Tenebrae Vespers.The Easter egg hunt will be at 1 p.m. April 19 with different hunts for the age groups. If it rains the hunt will be in the church. Easter Sunrise is 7:30 a.m. with no communion. Easter breakfast is 9:30 a.m. Easter communion is 11 a.m. The church is located at 181 Old Seven Mile Pike.
New Covenant Church services
Easter Sunrise Service will be at 7:30 a.m. at New Covenant Church, followed by a continental breakfast. Regular worship service will begin at 9 a.m.
Rockbridge UMC events
Rockbridge United Methodist Church will have a sunrise celebration at 7 a.m. on April 20 with a potluck breakfast with casseroles following sunrise service. Resurrection Sunday Service begins at 9 a.m. The normal Sunday school and worship schedule will be suspended for the Easter Holiday. There will be no Sunday school or 11 a.m. worship.
Salem Baptist Easter events
An Easter egg hunt and party will be at 4 p.m. on April 19 at Salem Baptist Church.  Easter sunrise service will be at 8 a.m. on Easter morning.
Shelby Christian Easter schedule
Good Friday Service will be at 7 p.m. at Shelby Christian Church. Easter egg hunt for Children will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at 11 a.m. Easter Sunday Services are 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Visit www.shelbychristian.org for more details.
Simpsonville Baptist
Easter celebration at Simpsonville Baptist Church will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Palm Sunday, Sunday, during worship, when the choir will perform the musical Jesus, Only Jesus. Easter Eggsplosion will be April 19. Easter Sunday worship will be 10:30 a.m. April 20. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com.
Simpsonville Christian events
Simpsonville Christian Church will have an Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. on Saturday.  The Easter Cantata will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, the SCC choir will be joined by the Simpsonville UMC choir. A Community Maundy Thursday service will be at 7 p.m. April 17 at Simpsonville Christian Church.  A Community Good Friday service will be 7 p.m. on April 18 at Simpsonville UMC. The Easter Service will be at 10:50 a.m. on April 20.
Simpsonville United Methodist
Palm Sunday services are at 2 p.m. at Simpsonville Christian and Methodist Church, with a combined choir cantata. Maundy Thursday service is 7 p.m. at Simpsonville Christian Church. Good Friday Service is 7 p.m. at Simpsonville United Methodist Church. Easter Sunday events include 7 a.m. Sunrise Service, 8 a.m. light breakfast, 10 a.m. egg hunt, 10:45 a.m. Easter service.
St. James Easter events
St. James Episcopal Church will have Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. and the Good Friday service at 7. The Easter Eucharist will be at 10 a.m.
Victory Baptist Easter services
Victory Baptist Church will celebrate the Savior’s resurrection on April 20. Sunrise service will be at 8 a.m., a fellowship breakfast at 9, and Sunday morning worship service at 9:30. Everyone is invited to share in this unique time of connecting with others and worshipping the risen King! The church is located at 715 Main Street.