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Local churches announces locations, time for Easter Sunday services

The Post Dispatch/Julia Childs First United Methodist Church began Holy Week with elementary Sunday school children entering the sanctuary, waving palm leaves and placing them on the altar at the beginning of Palm Sunday services. Sunday school teacher Delores Redman leads the children followed by teachers Mari Oden and Lisa Kirkpatrick.

The Post Dispatch/Julia Childs
First United Methodist Church began Holy Week with elementary Sunday school children entering the sanctuary, waving palm leaves and placing them on the altar at the beginning of Palm Sunday services. Sunday school teacher Delores Redman leads the children followed by teachers Mari Oden and Lisa Kirkpatrick.

As Easter approaches, there is good news for all.
The faithful quickly will pick up on the good news because of the significance of Easter Sunday.
But this year, it will also mean in-person celebrations.
Last year, a month into the pandemic, local churches were quiet. No sunrise services. No resounding voices singing “Because He Lives.” No egg hunts. No Easter dinner gatherings…

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