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Easter

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Top Easter Articles

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  • Lake churches gearing up for Palm Sunday, Easter services

    LEESBURG — Frontier Church is offering a new spin on an old tradition by hosting a community Easter-egg hunt at night. But area children shouldn't fret about being able to locate several thousand eggs hidden by church members once the sun sets...
  • The God Squad: Springtime offers paths to rebirth, salvation

    Passover and Good Friday fall on the same day this year (April 3), and Easter Sunday and the second day of Passover are also on the same day (April 5). Although Easter Sunday was on the same day for all Christian denominations last year, that will not...
  • Snow doesn't slow down Easter egg hunts

    Snow doesn't slow down Easter egg hunts
    Easter is supposed to be the time of spring and rebirth, but families attending the first wave of community Easter egg hunts Saturday morning were greeted with an unwelcome additional challenge to the search for multicolored treats — snow. Despite...
  • Bethlehem Moravians continue Easter service traditions begun in 1742

    Continuing customs begun by its first congregation 273 years ago, the Moravians in Bethlehem will observe Holy Week and Easter in a traditional and unique manner. Harper's Weekly, in its March 31, 1888 issue, published a wood engraving of Easter morning...
  • Easter brunches hop to every taste

    It's time to get cracking on Easter dinner plans. For those who don't want to cook, local resorts and restaurants are prepared to do everything for you — including the dishes. Here is a sampling of where to meet the Easter Bunny and enjoy a...
  • Hounds in costume join Easter bunny at Doggie Egg Hunt

    Hounds in costume join Easter bunny at Doggie Egg Hunt
    These hunters used their eager noses, framed by whiskers resembling the Easter bunny's, to sniff out treats during a non-traditional egg hunt. It proved to be a howling good time. About 40 hounds attended the Doggie Egg Hunt Extravaganza at Easterlin...
  • It's cold, but egg hunt has a sunny side

    It's cold, but egg hunt has a sunny side
    The joy was apparent on children's faces Saturday morning as they rushed onto fields as soon as the cue was given for them to gather as many Easter eggs as possible. The eggs had been strewn about several fields at Centennial Park in Orland Park, site...
  • Farmers' Market hosts Easter show

    The Carroll County Farmers' Market is hosting their annual Easter show from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at the Carroll County Agriculture Center, 706 Agricultural Center Drive, Westminster. The free event will feature more than 75 vendors with...
  • Commentary: Easter contains answers for all of life's struggles

    I have a friend who is pretty tough when it comes to her opinions about Christians, partly because she grew up in a very repressive Christian tradition that justified all kinds of abuse and nonsense in the name of the Bible. As a result, she takes every...
  • Church news in the region

    CHESTERTON Liberty Bible Church: 824 N. Calumet Ave. — Good Friday Tenebrae worship will be at 6 and 8 p.m. April 3. Child care will be provided for the 6 p.m. service. Easter worship is at: 7:45 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. April 5....
  • Easter fun at Robbins Park

    Easter fun at Robbins Park
    Kids will be off and running at the free Easter Egg Hunt, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 4 at Robbins Park, 7th St. and Vine St., Hinsdale. "We spread the eggs out in the open field and mark it off by age group," related recreation supervisor Heather...