Easter, holy week, related activities for Saturday, April 5, 2014


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The following churches reported Lenten, Holy Week, and Easter related services and related events. Churches wanting to list their events should email them to leon@qconline.com, or mail them to Dispatch Publishing Co., 1720 5th Ave., Moline, attention Leon Lagerstam. Submission deadline is noon Monday. Items should include the name of the church, address, times, dates, and brief descriptions.

Moline
Trinity Lutheran Church,
1330 13th St.:
--6 p.m., Maundy Thursday, April 17, lamb stew seder meal, Founder's Hall; $6 adults, $2 for children 12 and under are $2; 309-762-3624.
--7 p.m. Maundy Thursday Holy Communion and altar stripping, April 17.
--6:30 p.m. Good Friday service, April 18.
--5:30 p.m., Easter Eve service, Saturday, April 19, in the chapel.
--7:30, 9 a.m., 11 a.m., Easter Sunday Communion services, April 20.
--8-10:30 a.m., Sunday, April 20, Easter breakfast of egg casseroles, Danish, fruit cups, Founders Hall, free-will donations accepted to supports summer youth trip.
--10:30 a.m., Sunday, April 20, Easter Egg Hunt, Sunday school second floor.

Rock Island
First Lutheran Church,
1600 20 St.:
--10:15 a.m., April 13, Palm Sunday procession with palms, handbell choir.
--7 p.m., April 17, Maundy Thursday Holy Communion and Washing of Hands service.
--7 p.m., April 18, Good Friday worship with Bidding Prayer and Tenebrae Service of Light and Darkness.
--10-11:30 a.m., April 19, Easter egg coloring.
--6:30 a.m., April 20, Community Easter Sunrise Services.
--7:30-9 a.m., April 20, Easter breakfast in Fellowship Hall.
--10:15 a.m., April 20; Easter festival worship.

Cordova
First Baptist Church,
602 3rd Ave.:
--9:30 a.m. Sunday, April 13, Palm Sunday service.
--6 p.m., Thursday, April 17, Maundy soup supper.
--6:45 p.m., Thursday, April 17, Maundy Thursday service.
--7 p.m., Friday, April 18, Good Friday Service with brother and sister churches of the Upper Rock Island Association at Peace Lutheran in Port Byron.
--3 p.m., Saturday, April 19, "Cinematic Easter," featuring "The Easter Experience" film produced by City on a Hill Productions.
--7 a.m., April 20, Easter sunrise service.
--7:45 a.m., April 20, Easter breakfast.
--9:30 a.m., April 20, Easter worship.

East Moline
Christ United Methodist Church,
3801 7th St: noon to 3 p.m., Palm Sunday, April 13, Lenten Fair for kids and their families, with Millers Petting Zoo featured; food and other activities inside the church.

St. John's Lutheran Church, 1450 30th Ave.: 6:30 a.m., April 18, Good Friday dramatic interpretation of "The Stations of the Cross."















 



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