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Easter Calendar


  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Apr. 14, 2017 - 2:06 AM

Good Friday, April 14

• 10 a.m., Scriptural Rosary, St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, 3 Village Road.

• Noon, Station of the Cross, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

• Noon, Stations of the Cross, St. George Catholic Church.

• 12:10 p.m., The Seven Last Words, St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, 3 Village Road.

• 1 p.m., Tenebrae, St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, 3 Village Road.

• 1 p.m., Seven Last Words, St. George Catholic Church.

• 2 p.m., Tenebrae, St. George Catholic Church.

• 2 p.m., Scriptural Stations of the Cross/Divine Mercy, St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, 3 Village Road.

• 3 p.m., Live Stations of the Cross, St. George Catholic Church.

• 5 p.m., Cross Walk, starts and ends at First United Methodist Church, Newnan. Procession through downtown Newnan.

• 6-9:30 p.m., Easter Drive-Thru, Cornerstone United Methodist Church.

• 6 p.m., Egg Hunt, Welcome Road Baptist Church.

• 6:30 p.m., Good Friday Communion, Providence Baptist Church, Providence Church Road.

• 6:30 p.m., Good Friday Communion, Change Church, Grantville.

• 7 p.m., Passion/Veneration of the Cross, St. George Catholic Church.

• 7 p.m., Good Friday, cornerstone courtyard, Newnan Presbyterian Church.

• 7 p.m., Good Friday, Resurrection Lutheran Church.

• 7 p.m., Good Friday Liturgy, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

• 7 p.m., Celebration of the Lord’s Passion, St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, 3 Village Road.

• 7 p.m., Good Friday Tenebrae, Word of God Lutheran Church, Peachtree City.

• 7 p.m., Good Friday, Clark Chapel United Methodist Church, Luthersville.

• 7:30 p.m., Good Friday, Mt. Vernon First Baptist Church, Pinson Street.

• 7 p.m., Flashlight Egg Hunt, Unity Baptist Church, 311 Smokey Road.

• 8 p.m., Tenebrae, Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church. The service will include the procession of the cross, reproaches from the cross, and music of Jesus’ Passion by the sanctuary choir and instrumentalists.

Saturday, April 15

• 9:30 a.m., Easter Egg-Stravaganza, SonRise Baptist Church, 6 Shenandoah Boulevard. Inflatables, games, face painting. Age level hunts – 1-2-3’s, 10 a.m.; 4-5’s; 10:20 a.m.; K-1-2, 10:40 a.m., and grades 3-4, 11 a.m. Pre-registration, visit www.sonrisebaptist.org  

• 10 a.m., Easter Eggstravanganza, New Lebanon Baptist Church 1674 Wagers Mill Road. Food, age-level egg hunts, games, bounce house bake sale/cake auction.

• 10 a.m., Egg Hunt, St. George Catholic Church.

• 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Egg Hunt, Change Church, 45 W. Broad St., Grantville. Sweets table/lemonade stand.

• 11 a.m., Egg Hunt, First Baptist Church, Moreland. Five age level hunts.

• 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Helicopter Egg Drop, Shoemake Stadium, East Coweta High School. Actual drop, 12:15 p.m. Games, crafts music, food trucks. Sponsor: Crossroads Church.

• Noon-2 p.m., Egg Hunt, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Age level hunts.

• Noon, Blessing of the Easter Food/Baskets, St. George Catholic Church.

• Noon-3 p.m., Egg Hunt, McIntosh Reserve, Whitesburg. Egg hunt at 2. Face painting, inflatable, train rides, music. Parking fee, $5 per vehicle.

• 1 p.m., Egg Hunt, Sunnyside Baptist Church. Games.

• 1:30-2:30 p.m., Easter Eggcitement at the Bend, Chattahoochee Bend State Park. Egg hunt, $3. Chalk contest, $3. Parking, $5.

• 2 p.m., Egg Hunt, Providence Baptist Church, Providence Church Road.

• 3 p.m., Egg Hunt, Powell Chapel United Methodist Church, 586 Old Atlanta Hwy.

• 3 p.m., Easter Fest, Central Educational Center, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

• 5 p.m., Egg Hunt, Willie Lynch Park, Richard Allen Drive/Wesley Street. Children must be chaperoned. Sponsor, Mon Amies Civic and Social Club.

• 6-9:30 p.m., Easter Drive-Thru, Cornerstone United Methodist Church.

• 6 p.m., Easter Vigil, Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, Peachtree City.

• 7-9 p.m., "A Night of Worship," Peachtree City Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 4957 Hwy. 34 East, Sharpsburg.

• 8 p.m., Bilingual Easter Vigil Mass, St. George Catholic Church.

• 8:30 p.m., Easter Vigil, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

• 8:45 p.m., Easter Vigil, St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, 3 Village Road.

April 16, Easter Sunday

• 6:45 a.m., Sunrise Service, cornerstone courtyard, Newnan Presbyterian Church.

• 7 a.m. Sunrise Service, Greenville Street Park. Light breakfast to follow at fellowship hall of First United Methodist Church.

• 7 a.m., Sunrise Service, Mt. Vernon First Baptist Church, Pinson Street. Breakfast to follow.

• 7 a.m., Sunrise Service, Sunnyside Baptist Church. Breakfast to follow.

• 7 a.m., Sunrise Service, East Newnan Baptist Church. Breakfast to follow.

• 7 a.m., Sonrise Tent Service, Change Church, Grantville. Breakfast to follow.

• 7 a.m., Sunrise Service, Luthersville United Methodist Church.

• 7 a.m., Sonrise Service, Rehoboth Baptist Church, Luthersville.

• 7:05 a.m., Sunrise Service, Highway 34 on Shoal Creek. Sponsored by Word of God Lutheran Church on their property one mile past Sam’s Club.

• 7:15 a.m., Sunrise Service, Providence Baptist Church, Providence Church Road. Breakfast to follow.

• 8/10 a.m., Easter Mass, St. George Catholic Church.

• 8:30/9:45/11 a.m., Festival Worship Easter Worship, sanctuary, Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, Choir, brass, handbells.

• 9 a.m., Easter Program, Newnan Chapel United Methodist Church. Processional, speeches, music, praise dance, sign language interpreter. Presented by ages 3-16.

• 10 a.m., Resurrection Sunday Communion, Resurrection Lutheran Church.

• 10 a.m., Youth Easter Program, Mt. Vernon First Baptist Church, Pinson Street. Breakfast to follow.

• Following 10:30 a.m. service, Egg Hunt, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. There will be separate areas designated for children age 2-7 and age 8-11. Bring a basket.

• 10:50 a.m., “Arise My Love,” adult choir musical, Providence Baptist Church, Providence Church Road.

• 10:50 a.m., Celebration Worship, fellowship hall, Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, Led by Sandra Bohlken and the church praise band.

• 10:55 a.m., Easter Service with Music, Central Baptist Church. String quartet, chancel choir, Music Makers, Young Musicians. Worshippers will bring blossoms for the flowering of the cross.

• 11 a.m., “Because He Lives,” cantata, White Oak First Baptist Church, Highway 34. Followed by the Blooming of the Cross.

• 12:30 p.m., Spanish Easter Mass, St. George Catholic Church.