Highland Ministerial Alliance
The Highland Area Ministerial Alliance will hold a community worship service at 12:10 p.m. on Good Friday, April 3 at First Congregational Church in Highland and will hold a sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 5 at First Baptist Church in Highland.
Highland Community Church
Highland Community Church, 2307 E. Broadway, will have a 6:30 p.m. service on Good Friday, April 3 with communion. On Easter Sunday, April 5, the church will hold a service at 10:30 a.m., which will include an Easter cantata. There will be no Sunday school or evening activities that day. For more information, call 654-5751 or visit www.highandcommunitychurch.org.
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Apostolic Revival Church
Apostolic Revival Church, 11656 Illinois Route 143 in Highland, will hold an Easter service at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 5. There will be an Easter egg hunt for children ages 11 and under immediately after the service.
Faith Baptist Church
Faith Baptist Church, 2650 Plaza Drive in Highland, will have a Passion of the Christ service at 6:30 p.m. on Good Friday, April 3.
Evangelical United Church of Christ
Evangelical United Church of Christ, 2520 Poplar St. in Highland, will present “The Way,” a live drama with music and prayer at 7 p.m. on Maundy Thursday, April 2. “The Three Thieves” will be presented at the church at 7 p.m. on Good Friday, April 3. A traditional celebration will be held at 8 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 5, and a contemporary Easter celebration will be held at 10:30 a.m.
Immanuel Lutheran Church
Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Douglas will hold a sunrise service on Easter Sunday, April 5 at 7 a.m. A fellowship breakfast will follow. Another service will be held at 10 a.m.
St. Paul Church
St. Paul Catholic Church, 1412 9th St. in Highland, will hold a Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 2. Stations of the Cross, presented by St. Paul PSR students, will be at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, April 3. A Good Friday service, with the Passion presented as a dramatic reading by St. Paul eighth-graders, will be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 3. An Easter Vigil Mass will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 4. Easter Sunday Masses will be held at 7:30, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m.
Highland Hope UMC
Highland Hope UMC, 12846 Daiber Road in Highland, will hold traditional services at noon and 7 p.m. on Maundy Thursday, April 2 with open communion. There will be a contemporary service at 7 p.m. on Good Friday, April 3. Worship services will be held on Easter morning, Sunday, April 5, at 8:15 and 10:45 a.m.
Silver Creek Catholic Parishes
The Holy Week worship schedule will be: Holy Thursday, April 2 at 7 p.m. at St. Jerome in Troy; Good Friday, April 3 at 3 p.m. at St. Jerome in Troy and at St. Elizabeth in Marine at 7 p.m.; Holy Saturday, April 4 at 8 p.m. at St. Jerome in Troy; and Easter Sunday, April 5 at 11 a.m. at St. James at St. Jacob.
St. Jacob UCC
April 2: Maundy Thursday service with communion and meal (beef stew, biscuits and applesauce with desserts provided by the ELFs) hosted by St. Jacob Brotherhood in Heritage Hall beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Good Friday: Easter flowers delivered
Easter Sunday: Early Worship with Communion 7 a.m.; Easter breakfast in Heritage Hall; Late Worship with communion at 10:15 a.m.
Maundy Thursday, April 2: Soup fellowship at 6 p.m.
Good Friday, April 3: Service at 7 p.m. Service
Saturday, April 4: Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. at the church
Easter Sunday, April 5: sunrise service with communion at 7 a.m.; Easter Breakfast at 8 a.m.; Sunday school at 9 a.m.; and service with communion at 10:10 a.m.
The public is invited to celebrate Easter at Troy United Methodist Church, 407 Edwardsville Road. On Sunday, April 5, a sunrise service will be held at 6:30 a.m. in the sanctuary. Easter Worship will be held at 8 a.m. in the sanctuary and at 9 and 10:35 a.m. in the Family Life Center. The Children’s Ministry will take place during the 9 and 10:35 services, and a nursery will be available during all services. Find out more at troyumc.org or call 667-6241.
Pentecostals of Troy
The Pentecostals of Troy, 8965 Illinois Route 162 in Troy, invite you to join them on Easter Sunday, April 5 at 10:30 a.m. for “Simply Easter.” For more information, visit the online church at www.pentecostalsoftroy.org, “Like” The Pentecostals of Troy on Facebook, Follow @PentecostalTroy on Twitter, email email@example.com or call 667-6054.
First Baptist Maryville
Kick off Easter weekend with a 10,000-egg Easter egg hunt at First Baptist Maryville, 7110 Illinois Route 162 in Maryville, at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 4. Each egg will be filled with candy and special prizes will also be up for grabs. Everyone is welcome. Children in preschool to fifth grade can participate in the egg hunt. Following the egg hunt on Saturday, the first of four Easter services will begin at 5:30 p.m.
The remaining services will be held on Sunday morning, April 5 at 8:15, 9:30, and 10:55 a.m. All services are identical.