Easter activities

Easter activities



Trinity Lutheran Church, 537 Grand Ave.: A Resurrection Victory service starts at 5 p.m.

Faith E Church, 3145 Sweet Water Drive: An Easter egg hunt takes place at 11 a.m. An Easter worship service is at 5 p.m.

Anglican Church of Billings meeting at Rose Park: A sunrise Easter vigil takes place at 7 a.m. at the Rose Park pavilion. The service includes Holy Eucharist.

First English Lutheran Church, 1243 N. 31st St.: An Easter vigil with Scripture and prayers starts at 7 p.m., and then everyone is invited to prepare the worship space for Easter morning.


Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 40 10th St. W.: Easter services start at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. An Easter brunch is served at 9.

Atonement Lutheran Church, 1290 Sierra Granda Blvd.: The 6:15 a.m. Sunrise Service is followed by a pancake breakfast at 7:15. Sunday worship services take place at 8 and 10:30 a.m. An egg hunt for children follows.

Faith E Church, 3145 Sweet Water Drive: Easter brunch is served from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Worship services are at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m.

First Congregational UCC, 310 N. 27th St.: The theme of the 11 a.m. Easter worship service is “Living in Zombieland,” based on John 20:1-18. The Chancel Choir leads the music with trumpets, trombones and tympani, concluding with Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus.” An Easter egg hunt follows.

Messiah Lutheran Church, 2939 Colton Blvd.: After the 9:30 a.m. Easter Resurrection Celebration service, rolls and coffee are served and an Easter egg hunt takes place.

Trinity Lutheran Church services: At 6:30 a.m., an outdoor sunrise service takes place at 1416 Canyon Trail Road in Lockwood. (Bring your own lawn chair.) Worship services with Communion take place at the church, located at 537 Grand Ave., at 8 and 10:30 a.m. The high school youth serve Easter breakfast in the fellowship hall at 9 a.m.

King of Glory Lutheran Church, 4125 Grand Ave.: The Glory Ringers Bell Choir perform at the 8 a.m. service. The King of Glory Choir sings at the 9:30 and 11 a.m. services. Holy Communion is served at each service.

First United Methodist Church services: Sunrise Easter service is at Riverfront Park at 6:30 a.m. Breakfast is served at 7:30 a.m., and Easter services start at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m., all at the church, located at 2800 Fourth Ave. N.

Mayflower Congregational United Church of Christ, 2940 Poly Drive: An Easter breakfast featuring egg casseroles, fruit, sausage, ham, muffins, juice, coffee and tea is served at 8:30 a.m. A freewill offering benefits Mayflower’s Relay for Life Team. The 10 a.m. Easter worship service features music by the youth and adult choirs, and a brass quintet performs before and during the service. Youth are invited to an Adventure Hour Easter egg hunt at 10:15.

Shiloh United Methodist Church, 1810 Shiloh Road: Easter Sunday features three morning worship opportunities: An outdoor sunrise service at 6:15 a.m. and Resurrection Celebrations, inside at 8 and 10 a.m. A hot breakfast is served after the 8 and 10 a.m. services.

Hope United Methodist Church, 244 Wicks Lane: The Sonrise worship service takes place in the outside entryway at 7 a.m., weather-permitting. Easter brunch is served, then an Easter worship service starts at 9 a.m.

Peace Lutheran Church, 1301 Avenue D: Easter worship services include a 7 a.m. outdoor sunrise worship service and festival worship services at 9 and 10:30 a.m. A breakfast featuring cinnamon rolls from Stella’s Bakery is served from 7:30 to 10:15 a.m.

American Lutheran Church, 5 Lewis Ave.: Easter celebratory worship services take place at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Coffee and cinnamon rolls are served between services.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 1108 24th St. W.: Worship services are at 7, 9 and 11 a.m. Easter breakfast is served from 8 to 10:30 a.m., with proceeds benefiting the 2018 Youth Gathering Convention in Houston.

First Presbyterian Church, 2420 13th St. W.: Easter worship services are at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. A free Easter brunch is served and an Easter egg hunt takes place at 9:15. Everyone is invited to join in celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

St. John’s Lutheran Ministries, 3940 Rimrock Road: Marci Muir, staff chaplain, leads worship at Vista at 9 a.m. Pastor Elizabeth Daniels, staff chaplain, leads worship in the Ocee Johnson Chapel at 10:30 a.m.

Yellowstone Lutheran Brethren Church, 852 Governors Blvd.: A free Easter breakfast is served at 9 a.m. A worship service begins at 10:30. Everyone is invited to join in celebrating the risen Lord and Savior.

Pilgrim Congregational Church, 409 36th St. S.: Pastor Steve Heppner leads the 10 a.m. Easter service, with the theme “God is worshiped because preaching Jesus’ resurrection overcomes fear of death,” based on Matthew 28:1-10.

Central Christian Church, 1221 16th St. W.: Jeff Anderson delivers the sermon during the 10 a.m. worship service, and music directors Greg and Jeanne Gordon lead the congregation in the singing of Easter classics.

Unity of Billings, 9 14th St. W.: At 9:30 am, a brunch of hot cross buns, juice, coffee and Easter eggs is served in the fellowship area. At 10 a.m., the Rev. Danielle Egnew, local pastor and singer-songwriter, shares the Easter message of Jesus' resurrection and special music is performed by the Unity Choir, under the direction of Jane Milder, accompanied by pianist Velma Pederson. Everyone is welcome.

Joy Lutheran Church meeting at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 3200 Broadwater Ave.: An Easter breakfast is served after the 10 a.m. worship service.

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 180 24th St. W.: At the 9:30 a.m. adult Sunday school, Mike Ferguson teaches “Four Accounts of Jesus’ Resurrection.” Each Gospel writer emphasized certain aspects of Jesus’ ministry. They wrote to different communities at different times, choosing what to include and what to leave out, as they thought helpful. At the 11 a.m. worship service, the congregation will sing joyful hymns, accompanied by Karen Eddy on the French horn. Betty Whiting, pianist, plays a duet with Eddy, and the choir makes its 2017 debut. Also, Pastor Susan Barnes preaches “Rejoice and Be Renewed!” Celebration is a spiritual discipline that can feed our souls, even when we are overwhelmed with the needs of the world and the tragedies around us.

First English Lutheran Church, 1243 N. 31st St.: An Easter celebration of the risen Christ starts with breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Worship begins at 10 a.m., with the Staton Family Brass playing hymns and the choirs giving music offerings. Two children are baptized. An Easter egg hunt takes place at 11:15.


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