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Easter

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Top Easter Articles

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  • AP testing, Easter and relief school: Letters

    AP testing, Easter and relief school: Letters
    AP testing snub For Florida to rank No. 3 in the nation for its outstanding pass rate is an absolute triumph for students, families and teachers across the state. The percentage of students even attempting this rigorous course of study has almost...
  • After Easter services, prayers for the Tigers

    DETROIT The Easter services were over. The kids had just finished scurrying around the church grounds hunting for colorful eggs. And the Rev. Steven Kelly was standing in the sun, his back to Comerica Park, as he led several dozen members of his...
  • Kids swim for eggs at 'wet' Easter event at Gurnee pool

    Kids swim for eggs at 'wet' Easter event at Gurnee pool
    About 75 children swam, dog-paddled or rode colorful water wings to grab plastic eggs floating in the FitNation indoor swimming pool on April 4, at Gurnee Park District's first such event of its kind. Park District Program Director Kara Moss said the...
  • Reader feedback April 9: Youth Challenge, Easter

    Youth Challenge woes • Dennis, Newport News: I read your article about the Youth Challenge and the financial troubles they're having (Thursday, April 2). I hope that you can and will keep this at the forefront. I've used them several times as I'...
  • Making lemon bars out of lemons; or pie crust with Saltines

    Last week, I hinted that I would be sharing the recipe for the dessert I took to my family's Easter dinner in this week's column, but Easter weekend didn't go as planned. My son came down with a stomach bug Saturday, which took up a lot of my time and...
  • Church offers Easter fun to families

    Church offers Easter fun to families
    More than 600 people came out to enjoy a little pre-Easter fun at The Orchard Evangelical Free Church's Barrington campus on April 3. In addition to the traditional egg hunt, contained within the campus' Safety Town, the church's fifth annual Easter...
  • Families who celebrate both Easter and Passover

    Families who celebrate both Easter and Passover
    With Easter over and Passover ending Saturday, InterfaithFamily online magazine's latest survey found that 49 percent of Jewish families also celebrate Easter. But 59 percent said their observation of Easter was purely secular -- all Easter baskets...
  • Megachurches reach 'unchurched' by creating smaller campuses

    AKRON, Ohio Once again, Easter Sunday proved to be the day that seats in most churches are filled and the day that the unchurched are most likely to show up. "Easter Sunday is our Super Bowl. I tell pastors, if you don't have visitors on Easter, you don'...
  • Father finds needle in Delray Beach park before Easter egg hunt

    Father finds needle in Delray Beach park before Easter egg hunt
    A Lantana father was playing with his 2-year-old son just before the Delray Beach Easter Egg Hunt Sunday when his wife shouted at him to look down. Below the jungle gym where his son was playing was a used needle and syringe in plain sight, Wayne...
  • New England Air Museum hosts its first egg hunt

    The Easter Bunny visited the New England Air Museum on the Friday before Easter for a big Easter Egg Hunt, bringing lots of eggs with him. Dozens of families showed up for the April 3 event, which was the first of its kind at the air museum. The...
  • Unable to afford buildings, churches take on new missions

    Living Spirit Ministry in Swissvale chose to inaugurate its newest worship space today, when most churches celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. "It was natural we would start a new endeavor on Easter Sunday," said its pastor, the Rev. Dai Morgan....