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Good Friday

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Top Good Friday Articles

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  • Around Town: Easter Egg Hunt at the Sports Complex

    The annual Easter Egg Hunt and Family Fun Day will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Sports Complex at Huntington Beach Central Park, 18002 Goldenwest St. The free event is sponsored by the city of Huntington Beach Community Services...
  • Easter, Good Friday services scheduled at La Cañada United Methodist Church

    Easter, Good Friday services scheduled at La Cañada United Methodist Church
    The La Cañada United Methodist Church will host two services on Easter. The sunrise service begins at 6 a.m. on Sunday, followed by a service at 10:30 a.m. The church will also host a Good Friday service on March 29 at 7 p.m. featuring musical...
  • Annual Easter egg hunt returns

    Annual Easter egg hunt returns
    The annual Easter egg hunt will once again take place on Sunday at Laguna Beach High School's baseball field. The Easter Bunny will stop by at 12:30 p.m. for pictures. The egg hunt — some 2,000 eggs will be filled with candy and then hidden...
  • Jesus' crucifixion remembered in Havre de Grace Friday

    The annual Way of the Cross observance in Havre de Grace began at noon Friday, as participants walked to several points in the city in this decades old Good Friday tradition organized by the Susquehanna Ministerium. "This is my 21st year and it...
  • Cross and moon

    Cross and moon
    Recently, I was in west Orange County and saw the 199-foot-tall cross at First Baptist Church of Central Florida. I knew there was an upcoming full moon and Holy week was fast approaching. I wanted use the two elements of the moon and the cross in a...
  • King's Easter epistle on civil disobedience

    King's Easter epistle on civil disobedience
    This year is the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s decision to violate an injunction forbidding him to pray, sing or march in public in Birmingham, Ala. On Good Friday 1963 (which fell on April 12 that year), King led a march from...
  • Commentary: On Easter, we should ask what we've sacrificed

    I spent the first two weeks of Lent in Antigua, Guatemala, where during the "Cuaresma" (Lent) everything changes. Purple banners hang on the outside of churches, shops and even homes. On Fridays, the people flock from all over to fill the churches eager...
  • Touching Lincoln: 16th president spent most of his adult life in Springfield, Ill.

    Touching Lincoln: 16th president spent most of his adult life in Springfield, Ill.
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - "Be sure to use the handrail," national park guide Ronnie van Nostrand said as he led a small tour group upstairs in the only home Abraham Lincoln ever owned. "It's the same railing Mr. Lincoln used." We had all come to Springfield...
  • Rethinking the two-state solution

    Rethinking the two-state solution
    In the 2012 elections, J Street, the relatively new pro-Israel lobby whose stated purpose is to promote a progressive peace agenda in the Middle East, says its PAC disbursed more than $1.8 million to candidates from 26 states, thus helping eight Senate...
  • Commentary: Peace, justice through tighter gun laws

    Commentary: Peace, justice through tighter gun laws
    Most people remember the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in January for his birthday. We certainly do at Fairview Community Church. We always hold a special service in honor of his legacy. But remembering his birth and remembering his death are two...
  • Joyce Elaine Brace January 1, 1930 - March 29, 2013

    Joyce Elaine Beaumont Brace died in the early morning of Good Friday, March 29, 2013. She suffered a broken pelvis on Christmas Eve followed by a broken hip on March 11th which necessitated surgery. Unfortunately the surgery resulted in a paralyzing...