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Several churches celebrating Easter at dawn

Posted: March 27, 2013 - 12:09am  |  Updated: March 27, 2013 - 3:31pm

 


Several Columbia County churches are inviting residents to celebrate Easter at dawn with sunrise services.


The seventh annual Community Easter Sunrise Service, organized by Mosaic United Methodist Church, will be held at 7 a.m. Sunday, at the Columbia County Amphitheater behind the library in Evans.


“It’s just beautiful,” Mosaic's pastor, the Rev. Carolyn Moore, said of the annual sunrise service that draws about 200 people.


Families and children are welcome and the dress is casual. Attendees can brings chairs or blankets to sit on.


Harlem United Methodist and Harlem Baptist churches also are celebrating Easter with a joint sunrise service.


The service will begin at 7 a.m. Sunday on the lawn between the churches on West Milledgeville Road.


Grovetown United Methodist Church’s Easter sunrise service begins at 7 a.m. Sunday at Bellevue Memorial Gardens on Wrightsboro Road.


Visitors should bring a folding chair. In case of rain, the service will be held in the Bellevue chapel.


Sharon Baptist Church, 6262 Cobbham Road, Appling, will hold a sunrise service at 7 a.m. Sunday.

SUNRISE SERVICES

What: Community Easter Sunrise Service by Mosaic United Methodist Church

When: 7 a.m. Sunday

Where: Columbia County Amphitheater behind the library on Ronald Reagan Drive in Evans

What: Easter Sunrise Service by Harlem Baptist and United Methodist churches

When: 7 a.m. Sunday

Where: Lawn between the churches

What: Easter Sunrise Service by Grovetown United Methodist Church

When: 7 a.m. Sunday

Where: Bellevue Memorial Gardens, 4501 Wrightsboro Road, Grovetown

What: Easter Sunrise Service by Sharon Baptist Church, 6262 Cobbham Road, Appling

When: 7 a.m. Sunday

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