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Churches observe Good Friday, Easter

 

Ray Gora / Lincoln Times-News Members of Asbury United Methodist Church put on a dramatization of the the Last Supper on Thursday evening in their sanctuary in Lincolnton.

Ray Gora / Lincoln Times-News
Members of Asbury United Methodist Church put on a dramatization of the the Last Supper on Thursday evening in their sanctuary in Lincolnton.

 

Editor’s note: Several of this weekend’s local Holy Week church services are listed here, rather than their usual place in Around Town. Non-religious events can be found in Around Town on page 4A.

FRIDAY

Long Shoals Wesleyan and Long Shoals Baptist Churches will sponsor a Good Friday service 7 p.m. at Pisgah UMC, 2582 Gastonia Hwy. in Lincolnton.

First Christian Church of Lincolnton, 735 Buffalo Shoals Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a Good Friday service at noon with cold plate lunches served beforehand at 11:30 a.m.

SATURDAY

St. Dorothy’s Catholic Church, 148 St. Dorothy’s Ln. in Lincolnton, will host an Easter vigil mass at 8 p.m.

SUNDAY

First Christian Church of Lincolnton, 735 Buffalo Shoals Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a sunrise service at 7 a.m. followed by breakfast 7:30-8:30 a.m., Sunday school at 9 a.m. and worship at 10 a.m.

Salem Lutheran Church, Salem United Church of Christ and Marvin UMC will host a joint Easter sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. at 3410 Startown Rd. in Lincolnton. Breakfast will follow.

Long Shoals Wesleyan and Long Shoals Baptist Churches will sponsor a sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. at Pisgah UMC with breakfast to follow.

Asbury UMC, 3097 Asbury Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a Sunrise Service 7 a.m. with breakfast to follow and an worship celebration at 10:30 a.m. Children’s worship will be provided for grades K-5. Nursery care will also be available for ages birth-pre-K.

Forest Lawn Cemetery, 2858 N.C. 150 in Lincolnton, will hold an Easter sunrise service 7 a.m. in front of the Old Rugged Cross. Rev. Billy Dunigan will provide the message, and Ronnie Carpenter will perform music for the event.

Salem Lutheran Church, 3410 Startown Rd. in Lincolnton, will hold a worship service at 10 a.m.

Community Full Gospel Church, 2787 Gastonia Hwy. in Lincolnton, will host an Easter drama put on by the youth at 10:45 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Jim Cape at (704) 735-1673.

First Baptist Church High Shoals, 600 N. Lincoln St. in Lincolnton, will host Easter Revival services 11 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. nightly Monday through Wednesday with Evangelist Dr. Ernie Perkins. For more information, call (704) 735-5652.

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