Archive for Thursday, April 13, 2006

Churches busy for Holy Week, Easter

April 13, 2006

Churches in Lansing are marking Holy Week and Easter Sunday with a full slate of services.

First Southern Baptist Church, 306 4-H Road, is having a 7 p.m. service on Good Friday, April 14. On Easter Sunday, April 16, the congregation will have fellowship time in Fellowship Hall at 9:45 a.m., followed by the Easter worship service at 10:30 a.m.

St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 900 Ida St., will have the Mass of the Lord's Supper at 7 p.m. today, April 13, which is Holy Thursday. The church will mark Good Friday with a service commemorating Christ's Passion at 7 p.m. The Easter Vigil Mass will take place at 8 p.m. Holy Saturday, April 15. Easter Sunday Masses will be at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Wallula Christian Church, 23785 139th St., will have an interactive multimedia presentation at 7 p.m. Good Friday. "Eyes of Faith," a DVD with live narration, choir and soloists, "interviews" followers of Christ such as Mary Magdalene, Peter and Judas to reveal their insights to the Easter story. The church's Prayer Ministry will sponsor a prayer vigil at 6 a.m. Holy Saturday. Easter Sunday services at Wallula will be at 8:15 a.m., 9:30 am. and 11 a.m.

Apostolic Deliverance Tabernacle, 116 E. Kay St., will have its Easter services at 11 a.m. Sunday, highlighted by an Easter Program performed by youths.

Lansing United Methodist Church, 107 E. Kay St., will observe Holy Week and Easter with five worship services and one play performed by the youth group. Holy Thursday worship is at 7 p.m. The theme is "The Gospel Feast." Good Friday worship is at 7 p.m. After a message on "Bearing Your Cross," participants will follow the Way of the Cross. Worship on Resurrection Sunday begins at 7 a.m. with a "Sonrise Service." Featured is the youth play "CSI: Jerusalem." Easter Breakfast will follows at 7:40 a.m. The message for worship at the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday services is "Shock and Awe."

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