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Local Easter, Passover services abound
by Savannah Weeks
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Isaac Liu, 5, son of Jeiwen and Helen Liu, of Buckhead, left, and friend Carolina Pascual, 5, daughter of Havier and Maribel Pascual, of Atlanta, check out their eggs.
Staff / Nathan Self
Isaac Liu, 5, son of Jeiwen and Helen Liu, of Buckhead, left, and friend Carolina Pascual, 5, daughter of Havier and Maribel Pascual, of Atlanta, check out their eggs.
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Northside Drive Baptist preschooler Haylee Ellis, 5, daughter of Lama and Jennifer Ellis, of Buckhead, displays the  Easter egg she discovered during the school’s hunt last week.
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Northside Drive Baptist preschooler Haylee Ellis, 5, daughter of Lama and Jennifer Ellis, of Buckhead, displays the Easter egg she discovered during the school’s hunt last week.
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Lucas Ready, 5, son of Jud and Jamie Ready, of Atlanta, cracks open an Easter egg in hopes of finding a prize during Northside Baptist’s Easter egg hunt.
Staff / Nathan Self Lucas Ready, 5, son of Jud and Jamie Ready, of Atlanta, cracks open an Easter egg in hopes of finding a prize during Northside Baptist’s Easter egg hunt.
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Rushing to load up her basket, Northside Drive Baptist preschooler Reagan Mulberry, 4, daughter of Michael and Drennan Mulberry, of Vinings, tries to find the most eggs during the church's Easter egg hunt.
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Rushing to load up her basket, Northside Drive Baptist preschooler Reagan Mulberry, 4, daughter of Michael and Drennan Mulberry, of Vinings, tries to find the most eggs during the church's Easter egg hunt.
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Easter and Passover celebrations abound this year in area churches and synagogues. The local list for Holy Week and Passover celebrations is as follows:

Ahavath Achim

Ahavath Achim Synagogue, 600 Peachtree Battle Ave. in Buckhead, will host Passover services Wednesday at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Tuesday at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 7:45 p.m.

Information: (404) 842-0200 or www.aasynagogue.org.

Apostles

The Church of The Apostles, 3585 Northside Pkwy. in Buckhead, will host a Wednesday night Hour of Power prayer at 6:15, a Maundy Thursday service at 6 p.m., a Good Friday service at 5:30 p.m. and an Easter Sunday service at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Information: (404) 842-0200 or www.apostles.org.

Buckhead Baptist

Buckhead Baptist Church, 3336 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, will celebrate Easter with an 11 a.m. service Sunday.

Information: (404) 255-5112 or www.buckheadbaptist.org.

Christ Church

Christ Church of Atlanta, 2890 N. Fulton Drive in Buckhead, will host a Maundy Thursday service at 6:30 p.m., a Good Friday service at noon and the Celebration of Holy Communion at 10:30 a.m. Easter Sunday.

Information: (404) 255-5033 or www.christchurchatl.org.

Christ Church

Christ Church Presbyterian, 81 Peachtree Park Drive in Buckhead, will celebrate the holiday with a Good Friday service at 6:30 p.m. and an Easter service at 9:15 a.m.

Information: (404) 605-0505 or www.christchurchatlanta.org.

Christ the King

The Cathedral of Christ the King, 2699 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, will host Easter events throughout the week, keep its regular mass schedule Easter Sunday, with an additional seven masses from 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Information: (404) 233-2145 or www.cathedralofchristtheking.org/docs/bulletin/03-17-13.pdf.

Christian Church

Christian Church Buckhead, 3372 Peachtree Road, will host self-directed prayer and reflection on Good Friday from 6 to 8 a.m., noon to 1 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m.

It will celebrate Easter Sunday with three services at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Information: (404) 636-4040 or www.christianchurchbuckhead.com.

Congregation Or Hadash

Congregation Or Hadash, 7460 Trowbridge Road in Sandy Springs, will have Servicio de Shabbat Friday at 6:30 p.m., Shabbat Services Saturday at 9:15 a.m. and Pesach/Yizkor services Monday at 9:15 a.m.

Information: (404) 250-3338 or www.or-hadash.org.

Covenant

Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2461 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, will host a Maundy Thursday Tenebrae worship service at 7 p.m. and an Easter Sunday service at 11 a.m. preceded by an egg hunt at 10:15 a.m.

Information: (404) 237-0363 or www.covenantpresbyterian.us.

Atonement

Church of the Atonement, 4945 High Point Road, in Sandy Springs, will celebrate Easter with a Maundy Thursday Holy Eucharist at 6 p.m., Good Friday services at noon and 6 p.m. and Easter Sunday with a 6:30 a.m. prayer and Holy Eucharist at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.

Information: (404) 252-3324 or www.atonement.episcopalatlanta.org.

Holy Innocents’

Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church, 805 Mount Vernon Hwy. in Sandy Springs, will host a foot washing and stripping of the altar in the Nave at 7:30 p.m. and a vigil of the blessed sacrament from 9 p.m. Thursday through Friday at noon. A Eucharist with reserved sacraments and Veneration of the Cross will be in the Nave at noon and Stations of the Cross at 6 and 7 p.m. on Good Friday. Easter Sunday service times are 7:30 a.m., 9:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. There will be an egg hunt following the 9:15 service.

Information: (404) 255-4023 or www.holyinnocents.org.

Holy Spirit

Holy Spirit Catholic Church will celebrate Holy Thursday with a Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 8 p.m., three masses on Good Friday, an egg hunt and mass Saturday and four masses Sunday, beginning at 6:30 a.m. and ending at noon.

Information: (404) 252-4513 or www.hsccatl.com/WeeklyBulletin.aspx.

Lutheran Church

The Lutheran Church of the Ascension, 4000 Roswell Road in Buckhead, will host a Good Friday service at 7 p.m. and an Easter service at 10 a.m.

Information: (404) 255-0224 or www.ascension-lcms.com.

Mount Paran

Mount Paran Church of God, 2055 Mount Paran Road in Buckhead, will celebrate with a Good Friday service at 7:30 p.m., an egg hunt at the Lovett School Saturday at 10 a.m. and Easter Sunday services at 9 and 11:15 a.m.

Information: (404) 923-8700 or www.mountparan.com.

Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 850 Mount Vernon Hwy. in Sandy Springs, will host a Good Friday service at noon and Easter Sunday service at 10:30 a.m.

Information: (404) 255-3133 or www.mvbchurch.org.

North Springs

North Springs United Methodist Church, 7770 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs, will celebrate Maundy Thursday at 7 p.m., Good Friday at 7 p.m. and host a sunrise service at 7 a.m., breakfast from 7:30 to 10 a.m., a contemporary service at 9:40 a.m. and a traditional service at 11 a.m.

Information: (770) 396-0844 or www.northspringsumc.org.

Northside Drive

Northside Drive Baptist Church, 3100 Northside Drive in Buckhead, will host a Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m., a Good Friday service at noon and an Easter Sunday service at 11 a.m. with an egg hunt afterward.

Information: (404) 237-8621 or www.northsidedrive.org.

Northside Drive

Northside Drive United Methodist Church, 2799 Northside Drive in Buckhead, will host a Maundy Thursday service at 6:30 p.m., an Easter Eggstravaganza breakfast Saturday at 9 a.m., with an egg hunt at 10 a.m., and Easter Sunday services at 8:30, 9:30, 9:50 and 11 a.m.

Information: (404) 355-6475 or www.northsideumc.org.

Northwest

Northwest Presbyterian Church, 4300 Northside Drive in Buckhead, will host a Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m., a Good Friday Tenebrae service at 7 p.m. and an Easter Sunday service at 11 a.m. with an egg hunt following the service.

Information: (404) 237-5539 or www.nwpcatlanta.org.

Peachtree

Peachtree Presbyterian Church, 3434 Roswell Road in Buckhead, will host a communion service on Maundy Thursday at 7 p.m., a community Good Friday service with four other churches (Cathedral of Christ the King, Peachtree Road United Methodist, Second Ponce de Leon Bapist and Wieuca Road Baptist) at noon and five services Easter Sunday from 8:45 to 11:15 a.m.

Information: (404) 842-5800 or www.peachtreepres.org.

Peachtree Road

Peachtree Road Lutheran Church, 3686 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, will celebrate Maundy Thursday with a 7:30 p.m. service, Good Friday with a 7:30 p.m. service and Easter Sunday with a 7:30 a.m. sunrise service, 8:30 breakfast, 9 a.m. egg hunt and 11 a.m. service.

Information: (404) 233-1658 or www.peachtreelutheran.org.

Peachtree Road

Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, 3180 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, will host a Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. and a Good Friday service at noon. A sunrise service at 6:30 a.m., along with traditional services at 8:15, 9:45 and 11:15 a.m. will be on Easter Sunday.

Information: (404) 266-2373 or www.prumc.org.

St. Andrew

The Church of St. Andrew, 5855 Riverside Drive in Sandy Springs, will host an Easter service at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Information: (404) 252-5287 or www.churchofstandrew.org.

St. Anne’s

St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 3098 St. Anne’s Lane in Buckhead, will host several events throughout the week including services Maundy Thursday at 6:30 p.m., Good Friday at noon and Easter Vigil Saturday at 5 p.m. Easter Sunday services will be at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

Information: (404) 601-5320 or www.saintannes.episcopalatlanta. org.

St. Dunstan’s

St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church, 4393 Garmon Road in Buckhead, will host a Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m., a Good Friday service at 7 p.m., an Easter vigil Saturday at 7 p.m. and two Easter Sunday services – one at 8:30 a.m. and one at 10:45 a.m.

Information: (404) 266-1018 or www.stdunstan.net.

St. James

St. James United Methodist Church, 4400 Peachtree Dunwoody Road in Buckhead, will host a Maundy Thursday service at 6:45 p.m. There will be a Good Friday service at noon with a luncheon following. The church will host a sunrise service for Easter Sunday at Oglethorpe Presbyterian Church at 7 a.m. and a regular service at 10:45 a.m.

Information: (404) 261-3121 or www.stjamesatlanta.org.

St. Luke

St. Luke Lutheran Church, 3264 Northside Pkwy. in Buckhead, will host a Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m., a Good Friday service at 7 p.m. and an Easter Sunday service at 10 a.m.

Information: (404) 237-4413 or www.stlukeatlanta.org.

St. Philip

The Cathedral of St. Philip, 2744 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, will host several events throughout Holy Week, including two services on Maundy Thursday and three services on Good Friday. There will be six services on Easter Sunday, beginning at 6 a.m. and ending at 1:30 p.m.

Information: (404) 365-1000 or www.stphilipscathedral.org.

Sandy Springs

Sandy Springs Christian Church, 301 Johnson Ferry Road in Sandy Springs, will host a Maundy Thursday service at 8 p.m., a Good Friday service at noon and Easter Sunday services at 9 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.

Information: (404) 256-2582 or www.sandyspringscc.org.

Second Ponce

Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church, 2715 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, will host a Good Friday service at noon and Easter Sunday service at 11 a.m.

Information: (404) 266-8111 or www.spdl.org.

Sharon Community

Sharon Community United Methodist Church, 8775 Dunwoody Place in Sandy Springs, will host an Easter Sunday service at 11 a.m.

Information: (770) 552-9575 or www.sharoncommunityumc.org.

Temple Emanu-El

Temple Emanu-El, 1580 Spalding Drive in Sandy Springs, will host a Passover Yizkor service Monday at 11 a.m. followed by a potluck Passover lunch. Attendees are asked to bring one fruit salad, dessert or kugel.

Information: (770) 395-1340 or www.templeemanuelatlanta.org.

Temple Sinai

Temple Sinai, 5646 Dupree Drive in Sandy Springs, will host a seventh day Pesach service, including Yizkor Monday at 11:30 a.m.

Information: (404) 252-3073 or www.templesinai.org.

Vinings UMC

Vinings United Methodist Church, 3101 Paces Mill Road in Vinings, will host a Good Friday service a 7 p.m., an Easter sunrise serve at 7 a.m. and traditional service at 11 a.m.

Information: (770) 436-4843 or www.viningsumc.org.

Wieuca Road

Wieuca Road Baptist Church, 3626 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, will host Easter Sunday service at 11 a.m.

Information: (404) 814-4460 or www.wieuca.org.

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