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Church briefs

Boulder City Churches will be holding a variety of special services to mark Easter.

This year’s services are:

Bethany Baptist Church, 210 Wyoming St.

n Easter Cantata, 10 a.m. April 20.

While the adults enjoy the musical service, children will be treated to an Easter party, including an egg hunt.

A free brunch in Emmaus Hall follows the service.

For more information, call 702-293-1912 or visit www.bcbethany.com.

Boulder City Interfaith Lay Council

n 27th annual Easter Sunrise Celebration, 5:45 a.m. April 20 at Hemenway Park, 401 Ville Drive. Those attending should dress warmly and bring a chair. Winchells of Boulder City will donate coffee, hot chocolate and doughnuts.

After expenses, donations will be given to Lend A Hand and Emergency Aid of Boulder City.

For additional information, call Kathy Whitman at 702-499-642.

Boulder City United Methodist Church, 813 Arizona St.

(Located at Senior Center Boulder City)

n 6 p.m. April 17, Maundy Thursday communion service at St. Christopher’s.

n noon and 6 p.m. April 18, Good Friday service at St. Christopher’s.

n 6 p.m. April 19, Easter vigil prayer service at St. Christopher’s.

n 10 a.m. April 20, Easter service and egg hunt for children.

Call 702-239-7240 or visit www.boulder cityumc.com for more information.

Calvary Chapel Boulder City, 1000 Nevada Way, Suite 207

n 6 p.m. April 17, Messiah in the Passover with the Rev. Richard Hill of CJF Ministries. He will teach about the symbolism found in the elements of Passover and how they are fulfilled in Jesus Christ.

n 6 p.m. April 18, movie “St. John in Exile.” Dean Jones stars in this 90-minute, one-man film about the apostle John.

n 6 a.m. April 20, Easter Sunrise service at 612 Valencia Drive.

n 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. April 20, Easter service

For more information, call 702-454-4003 or visit www.ccbcnv.org.

Christ Lutheran Church, 1401 Fifth St.

n 7 p.m. April 17, Maundy Thursday.

n 7 p.m. April 18, Good Friday.

n 9:30 a.m. April 20, Easter service

For additional information, call the church office at 702-293-4332.

Faith Christian Church, 1100 Buchanan Blvd.

n 7 p.m. April 17, Living Last Supper, a free reinactment of the 12 disciples with Jesus.

n 9:45 a.m. April 20, Easter service with special music and egg hunt for children.

Call 702-293-2454 for additional information.

Grace Community Church, 1150 Wyoming St.

n 7 p.m. April 18, Good Friday, Tennabrae music and dramatic readings.

n 8:30 April 20, Easter, contemporary service with special music in the chapel at 508 California Ave.

n 9:30 a.m. April 20, Easter, traditional service with special music.

n 10:30 a.m. April 20, egg hunt at Grace Christian Academy, 512 California Ave.

For more information, call 702-293-2018.

St. Andrew Catholic Community, 1399 San Felipe Drive

n 7 p.m. April 17, Holy Thursday, Mass of the Lords supper.

n 7 p.m. April 18, Good Friday, Good Friday of the Passion of the Lord.

n 7:30 p.m. April 19, Vigil of the Holy Night of Easter.

n 5:50 a.m. April 20, Easter, Sunrise Liturgy.

n 8 and 10:30 a.m., Service on the labyrinth, weather permitting.

For more information, call 702-293-7500.

St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 812 Arizona St.

n 6 p.m. April 17, Maundy Thursday communion service.

n noon and 6 p.m. April 18, Good Friday service.

n 6 p.m. April 19, Easter vigil prayer service.

n 10 a.m. April 20, Easter service begins with the Flowering of the Cross.

For more information, call 702-293-4275 or visit www.stchristopherschurch.org.

St. Jude’s Ranch for Children, 100 St. Jude’s St.

n 3 p.m. April 18, Good Friday, Liturgy.

n 9 a.m. April 20, Easter, Holy Eucharist.

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