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Good Friday

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  • Rhode Island teachers sue to be allowed Good Friday off as religious holiday

    Rhode Island teachers sue to be allowed Good Friday off as religious holiday
    Anne McLaughlin has done the same thing on Good Friday for more than 30 years: She takes the day off and attends church, where she spends the afternoon reflecting on her faith. But when the Rhode Island high school teacher requested April 3 off as one...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Joining together for worship

    A joint worship service featuring the combined choirs of Westminster United Methodist Church and First Presbyterian Church of Westminster will take place at 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday, April 2, at First Presbyterian, 65 Washington Road, Westminster. In...
  • Trinity Lutheran plans services

    Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, at 38 W. Baltimore St., Taneytown, will have these services: On Palm Sunday, March 29, there will be services at 8 and 10:15 a.m. Both will offer Communion and distribution of palms. The latter service will have a...
  • St. Benjamin's Lutheran plans services

    St. Benjamin's Lutheran Church, at 700 Krider's Cemetery Road, Westminster, will offer the following services and activities: On Palm/Passion Sunday, March 29, services will be at 8 and 10:30 a.m. On Maundy Thursday, April 2, there will be a Seder...
  • Mount Zion UMC plans services

    Mount Zion United Methodist Church, at 3006 Old Westminster Pike, Finksburg, has planned these services: On Palm/Passion Sunday, March 29, the morning worship will be at 9:55. On Holy Thursday, April 2, there will be a soup and bread meal in...
  • Kirkridge Presbyterian announces services

    Kirkridge Presbyterian Church, at 2236 Old Fort Schoolhouse Road, Manchester, has scheduled the following: On Palm Sunday, March 29, the theme for the 10:30 a.m. service will be "Trying Jesus." The service on Maundy Thursday, April 2, at 7 p.m. will...
  • Jerusalem Lutheran plans services

    Jerusalem Lutheran Church, at 1372 Bachmans Valley Road, Westminster, announced the following services and activities: On Palm Sunday, March 29, the Rev. Matt Schenning will preach at the 10:15 a.m. service, which concludes with a large wooden cross...
  • 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....