BELIEVE Christ the King Easter and Spring Events Easter Eggstravaganza & BBQ Cook-off April 14, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. This free family event, open to the community, will have age-divided egg hunts for toddlers through 5th grade students. There’ll be a petting zoo, train rides, Easter Bunny pictures and much more. The Annual BBQ Cook-off offers free barbeque samplings and the opportunity to vote for your favorites. Palm Sunday Worship Service April 14, 10 a.m. Maundy Thursday Worship & First Communion April 18, 7 p.m. Good Friday Worship Services April 19, 12 noon and 7 p.m. Easter Breakfast April 21, 8-10:45 a.m. Easter Sunday Services April 21, 8:45 a.m. (traditional) and 11 a.m. (contemporary) All events at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 5575 Peachtree Parkway, Peachtree Corners 30092. Visit ctklutheran.org or call 770-449-1211 for details.
Peachtree Corners Presbyterian Church
5918 Spalding Drive, Norcross 30092 770-263-7005, pcarpchurch.org Palm Sunday Fellowship Luncheon and Egg Hunt Sunday, April 14, 12-2 p.m.
Faith, Belief & Purpose Simpsonwood United Methodist Chuch
4500 Jones Bridge Circle, Peachtree Corners 30092 770-441-2181, simpsonwoodumc.org
Easter Egg Hunt April 17, 4:30-7 p.m. Good Friday Service April 19, 7-8 p.m., Sanctuary Building A Easter Sunday, April 21 Sunrise Service — 7 a.m. Blend Service (traditional and contemporary) — 8:45-9:45 a.m. Sunday School — 9:50-10:50 a.m. Traditional Service — 11 a.m.-12noon
Peachtree Corners Baptist Church
4480 Peachtree Corners Circle, Peachtree Corners 30092 770-448-1313, pcbchurch.org Easter in the Corners April 21, 9:30 and 11 a.m. At Easter at Peachtree Corners, everyone is invited to experience a creative, uplifting message along with powerful music. The Easter train will be available for the kids, as well as preschool activities and a special Easter Collide for elementary schoolers. There will be donuts and coffee and a special photo booth for the whole family.
Join us at Christ the King this Easter as we celebrate being Recreated in Jesus Christ. Palm Sunday One Worship Service at 10 a.m. Easter Eggstravaganza & BBQ Cook-off Sunday, April 14 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Rain or Shine! Easter Sunday – April 21 Traditional Worship at 8:45 a.m. Contemporary Worship at 11 a.m. 5575 Peachtree Parkway Peachtree Corners 30092 770-449-1211 Ctklutheran.org
Save the Date Vacation Bible School July 26-28, 2019
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Mary Our Queen Catholic Church
6260 The Corners Parkway, Peachtree Corners 30092 770-416-0002, maryourqueen.com Holy Thursday, April 18 Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 7 p.m. Good Friday, April 19 Stations of the Cross, 12 noon and 3 p.m. Chaplet of Divine Mercy, 2 p.m. Celebration of the Lord’s Passion, 7 p.m. Holy Saturday, April 20 Easter Vigil, 8 p.m. Easter Sunday, April 21 Mass, 7, 8:30 and 11 a.m.; no evening mass
Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church
5100 S Old Peachtree Rd, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092 770-449-4498, mtcarmel-umc.org Maundy Thursday Service April 18, 7 p.m. Good Friday Service April 19, 7 p.m. Egg Hunt April 20, 10 a.m. Easter Services Sunrise, 6:45 a.m.; Worship, 9:30 and 11 a.m.
Passover and Shavuot Passover, Pesach in Hebrew, is an important Jewish observance that celebrates the deliverance of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt. This year, Passover begins at sunset on Friday, April 19 and ends at nightfall on Saturday, April 27. In June, Shavuot marks the giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai, and is celebrated by the reading of the Ten Commandments in synagogues. Shavuot begins at sunset on Saturday, June 8 and ends at nightfall on Monday, June 10. Learn more about Jewish holidays and community events at Congregation Beth Shalom, bethshalom.net, or Chabad Enrichment Center, chabadofgwinnett.org. ■
Missions Program a Key Part of Christian Education Like all of us, the students and teachers at Wesleyan School enjoy their spring and summer breaks. For 270 Wesleyan School students and faculty members, however, the breaks allow them the opportunity to spend some of their time serving through mission teams. During their spring break of March 18-25, Wesleyan School teams visited Clarkston, Ga., Chattanooga, Tn., Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and Bulgaria. In June, a team will head to South Africa. Wesleyan Head of School Chris Cleveland said that since 2005, the school has sent over 1,000 students and faculty “…to do what we believe Jesus Christ calls us to do — serve our neighbors. For our missions program, ‘neighbor’ can be right here in Atlanta, or in places like Bulgaria, South Africa, Ecuador or just up I-75 in Chattanooga.” The program, which began with a handful of faculty and students on one trip, has become an annual tradition. In addition to the spring break mission with teams traveling near and far, the school sends another team to more distant locations every other summer. This year, a team will serve in South Africa. “We find that not only does the missions program follow the command of Christ to serve our fellow man, but it also helps us fulfill what we are called to do as Christian educators,” said Wesleyan Director of Christian Life Greg Lisson. “When we travel with students to other places it helps students see who their ‘neighbor’ is, what service looks like and what other cultures