|Services set for Holy Week, Easter Sunday|
|Written by Holyoke Enterprise|
Several Holy Week and Easter services are scheduled at area churches throughout the week. The following churches have events planned:
First Christian Church
Holyoke First Christian church will hold an Easter breakfast for the community Sunday, March 31 from 7-8:15 a.m. followed by an 8:30 service.
Fairfield Covenant Church
Fairfield Covenant Church will host an Easter breakfast Sunday at 8:30 a.m. followed by a worship service at 10 a.m.
First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church will hold a Vintage Faith and Worship service at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 30. On Sunday, a resurrection sunrise service (English and Spanish) is planned for 6:15 a.m. at 1000 E. Johnson Street, followed by a sunrise breakfast. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m., and morning worship at 10:30 a.m.
Vida Abundante will hold their Sunday evening service in Spanish at 5:30 p.m.
Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church
Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church will hold a Seder Meal on Thursday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m. On Sunday, they will meet at 5:50 a.m. at County Road 54 and County Road U in Yuma County to hold their sunrise service at the top of Old Baldy. A breakfast will be held at 7 a.m. with the Easter Sunday worship service at the church (County Roads 53 and P) at 9:30 a.m.
Holyoke Assembly of God
Friday, March 29, Holyoke Assembly of God Church will host a Good Friday service at 6:30 p.m. Easter breakfast will be Sunday, March 31 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a 10:30 a.m. worship service.
St. Paul’s Lutheran churches
St. Paul’s Lutheran churches in Amherst and Venango, Neb. will have a combined Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. in Venango. On Good Friday, there will be a combined service at 7 p.m. in Amherst.
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Venango will hold an Easter Sunday sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. followed by a potluck breakfast. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Amherst will have an 8 a.m. Easter breakfast, followed by a 9 a.m. worship service.
Zion Lutheran Church
Zion Lutheran Church will have a Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. as well as a Good Friday service of light at 7 p.m. The Easter Sunday worship service will begin at 9 a.m., so there will be no Sunday school or Bible class Easter morning.
Holyoke Church of Christ
Holyoke Church of Christ will hold their regular worship service at 9 a.m. Sunday morning.
St. Patrick’s Catholic Church
St. Patrick’s Catholic Church will have a Holy Thursday Mass of Christ’s Last Supper at 7 p.m. There will be a Veneration of the Cross and Eucharist service on Good Friday at 6:30 p.m. at St. Patrick’s, as well as one at noon at Christ the King Catholic Church in Haxtun.
St. Patrick’s is planning an Easter Vigil Mass of the Resurrection for Holy Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Christ the King will hold an Easter Sunday service at 8:30 a.m. St. Patrick’s will hold a bilingual Easter mass at 1 p.m. in Holyoke.
First United Methodist Church
First United Methodist Church will hold a Good Friday service Friday at noon. On Easter Sunday they will hold their early worship service at 8:15 a.m. with a brunch scheduled for 9:30 a.m. The late worship service will begin at 10:30 a.m. with an Easter egg hunt for children to follow.
Venango Community Church
Venango Community Church is planning an 8:30 a.m. breakfast on Easter Sunday followed by a worship service at 10 a.m.
Emerson Street Church of Christ
Emerson Street Church of Christ will hold a Sunday morning service at 10 a.m.
Holyoke Enterprise March 28, 2013