Easter Activities And Services Listed
There are a number of Easter activities and services open to the public taking place from Thursday-Monday.
-Passion Week Services will be held at St. Matthew AME on April 20-22 at 7:30 p.m. nightly.
-Maundy Thursday Service, Latta United Methodist Church, 7 p.m., Thursday, Marion Street in Latta.
-Greater New Life Deliverance Church, 703 Hwy. 34 West & West Main Street, Dillon, is having a Good Friday service on April 22 at 12 noon with 7 different speakers on the last words of Jesus from the cross. All are welcome. Pastor is Lucille Jones.
-The Lake View Area Ministerial Alliance will be having a Good Friday worship service on Friday, April 22, at 7 p.m. at Piney Grove Baptist Church, 152 Piney Grove Rd., Lake View. Speaker will be Rev. Ron Jones. All are invited to come and worship.
-Rev. D. Pennie Damon, pastor of New Spring Hill African Methodist Episcopal Church in Dillon will be the guest speaker along with the New Spring Hill Church family on The Passions of Christ Week at New Canaan African Methodist Episcopal Church on April 22 at 7:30 p.m. where the honorable Rev. Harold Moody is pastor.
EASTER SUNRISE SERVICES
-St. Matthew AME will having their Easter program after Sunday morning services. Sunrise service will be at 6 a.m. on April 24.
-The Latta City-Wide Union Fellowship Easter Sunrise Service will be held April 24 at 6 a.m. at St. John Missionary Baptist Church where Rev. Dr. William J. Walker is the pastor. The guest speaker will be Rev. Dr. John L. Davis, pastor of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. The public is invited.
-Dothan Baptist Church is having Sunrise Service at 7 a.m., Hall of Faith/Drama at 10 a.m. and Keith Plott singing at 11 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 24. Everyone’s invited.
-Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Easter Sunrise Services will be at 7 a.m.
EASTER EVENING PROGRAM
-Dillon Congregational Evening Easter Program- This Easter 2011 Youth Staff member, Crystal Bailey & the youth department will be putting together a special program for the evening service. This event will include scenes from The Last Supper, The Garden of Gethsemane, The Crucifixion & the Resurrection and special songs. Join with us in this celebration, Sunday, April 24th at 6 p.m. at Dillon Congregational. For more information, visit us at www.DillonCongregational.com or email us dillonco@DillonCongregational.com. All of the public is invited.
EASTER EGG HUNTS
-Easter Egg Hunt, April 23, at the Dillon County soccer field from 12 p.m.- 2 p.m.
-The Latta Recreation Department will be holding its Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April 22, beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Everyone is invited, and there will be prizes for all ages.
The event will be held at Academy Street Park in Latta.
-St. Mark Lodge #71 presents Annual Easter dinner on Saturday, April 23 from 1 until 5 pm at the lodge. An Easter Egg hunt will follow at 4 pm for children 12 and under only.
-On April 25th, an Easter Egg Hunt will be held from 4:00-5:30 p.m. at the Dillon Headquarters Library, 600 East Main Street, Dillon. For more information, call the Dillon Library at 774-0330, the Latta Library at 752-5389, or the Lake View Library at 759-2692.