Easter Sunday Church Services

Churches in and around Anchorage, Juneau and Fairbanks will be holding Easter services throughout the day Sunday.

by Chad news

The following is a list of Easter Sunday Church services for the Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau areas.

Anchorage  Area
Holy Family Cathedral
811 West 6th Ave.
(907) 276-3455    Holy Thursday -  7:00 pm, Good Friday - 7:00 pm
Holy Saturday: The Great Easter Vigil -   8:30 pm
Easter Sunday: - 7:30 am, 9:30 am, 12 noon, 2:00 pm (Spanish)
Holy Cross Parish
2627 Lore Road
(907) 349-8388    Holy Thursday - 7:00 pm, Good Friday - 7:00 pm
Holy Saturday: The Great Easter Vigil – 8:00 pm
Easter Sunday Masses:  9:00 am, 11:00 am
Saint Andrew Kim Parish
844 South Hoyts Street
(907) 337-5307    Holy Thursday -  9:00 pm, Good Friday - 9:00 pm
Holy Saturday: The Great Easter Vigil – 9:30 pm
Easter Sunday Mass:  2:00 pm
Our Lady of  Guadalupe
3900 Wisconsin Street
(907) 248-2000    Holy Thursday - 7:00 pm, Good Friday - 7:00 pm
Holy Saturday: The Great Easter Vigil – 8:00 pm
Easter Sunday Masses: 8:30 am, 11:30 am (Spanish), 5:30 pm
Saint Anthony Parish
825 South Klevin Street
(907) 333-5544    Holy Thursday - 7:00 pm, Good Friday – 7:00 pm
Holy Saturday: The Great Easter Vigil – 7:00 pm
Easter Sunday Masses:  8:30 am & 10:30 am
Saint Benedict Parish
8110 Jewel Lake Road
(907) 243-2195    Holy Thursday - 7:00 pm, Good Friday - 7:00 pm
Holy Saturday: The Great Easter Vigil – 8:30 pm
Easter Sunday Masses: 8:00 am, 10:30 am, 12:15 pm
(12:15 pm Mass preceded by Subalong)
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish
2901 East Huffman Road
(907) 345-4466    Holy Thursday - 7:00 pm, Good Friday – 7:00 pm
Saturday: The Great Easter Vigil – 8:00 pm
Easter Sunday Masses: 7:00 am, 9:00 am, & 11:30 am
( No incense will be used at the 7:00 am Mass)
Saint St. Nicholas of Myra
Byzantine Catholic Church
(907) 277-6731    Holy Thursday: Vespers – 7:00 pm,
Good Friday: Entombment Vespers – 7:00 pm
Holy Saturday: Divine Liturgy of St. Basil – 5:00 pm
Easter Sunday Mass: 9:00 am
Saint Patrick Parish
2111 Muldoon Road
(907) 337-1538    Holy Thursday - 7:00 pm, Good Friday - 7:00 pm
Holy Saturday: The Great Easter Vigil – 8:00 pm
Easter Sunday Masses: 6:30 am, 8:00 am, 9:30 am, 11:30 am
( No incense will be used at the 6:30 & 9:30 am Masses)

Outside Anchorage Area

Big Lake – Our Lady of the Lake
Mile 1.75 S, Big Lake
(907) 892-6492
Holy Thursday - 7:00 pm, Good Friday – 7:00 pm
Holy Saturday: The Great Easter Vigil – 8:00 pm
Easter Sunday Mass:  10:00 am        
Cooper Landing – St. John Neumann
(907) 595-1300
Easter Sunday Mass:  12:30 pm
Cordova – Saint Joseph
220 Adams Avenue    
(907) 424-3637
Holy Thursday - 7:00 pm, Good Friday – 7:00 pm
Holy Saturday: The Great Easter Vigil – 7:00 pm
Easter Sunday Mass:  10:00 am
Dillingham – Holy Rosary
(907) 842-5581
Holy Thursday - 5:30 pm Good Friday - 5:30 pm
Holy Saturday: The Great Easter Vigil  - 7:00 pm
Eagle River – Saint Andrew
16330 Domain Lane    
(907) 694-2170
Holy Thursday - 7:00 pm, Good Friday - 7:00 pm
Holy Saturday: The Great Easter Vigil – 8:00 pm
Easter Sunday Masses:  7:30 am, 9:30 am & 12:00 pm
Girdwood –Our Lady of the Snows
(907) 783-2740
Easter Sunday Mass: - 6:00pm
Homer – Saint John the Baptist
255 Ohlson Lane
(907) 235-8436    Holy Thursday - 7:00 pm, Good Friday - 7:00 pm
Holy Saturday: The Great Easter Vigil - 8:00 pm
Easter Sunday Mass:  11:30 am
Ninilchik – Saint Peter the Apostle
(907) 235-5519    Holy Thursday - 7:00 pm, Good Friday - 7:00 pm
Holy Saturday: The Great Easter Vigil - 8:00 pm
Easter Sunday Mass: 9:00 am
Kenai – Our Lady of the Angels
(907) 283-4555    Holy Thursday - 7:00 pm, Good Friday – 7:00 pm
Holy Saturday:  The Great Easter Vigil – 9:00 pm
Easter Sunday Mass: 10:00 am
Kodiak – St. Mary’s
2934 Mill Bay Road
(907) 486-5411    Holy Thursday - 7:00 pm, Good Friday -7:00 pm
Holy Saturday:  The Great Easter Vigil – 8:00 pm
Easter Sunday Mass: 8:30 am & 10:30 am
Palmer – Saint Michael
432 East Fireweed Avenue
(907) 745-3229    Holy Thursday - 7:00 pm, Good Friday - 7:00 pm
Holy Saturday:  The Great Easter Vigil - 8:00 pm
Easter Sunday Mass: 8:00 am & 11:00 am
Seward – Sacred Heart
409 5th Avenue
(907) 224-5414
Holy Thursday - 7:00 pm, Good Friday - 7:00 pm
Holy Saturday:  The Great Easter Vigil - 8:00 pm
Easter Sunday Mass:  9:30 am
Soldotna - Our Lady of Perpetual Help
222 West Redoubt Avenue
(907) 262-4749    Holy Thursday - 7:00 pm, Good Friday - 7:00 pm
Holy Saturday:  The Great Easter Vigil – 8:00 pm
Easter Sunday Mass:  9:00 am  & 11:30 am
Talkeetna – Saint Bernard
(907) 733-2424    Holy Thursday - 7:30 pm, Good Friday - 7:30 pm
Holy Saturday: The Great Easter Vigil - 8:00 pm
Easter Sunday Mass - 9:00 am
Trapper Creek, Saint Philip Benizi
(907) 733-2424
Easter Sunday Mass - 11:30 am
Valdez – Saint Francis Xavier
341-Pioneer Street
(907) 835-4556    Holy Thursday - 7:00 pm, Good Friday - 7:00 pm
Holy Saturday: The Great Easter Vigil – 8:00 pm
Easter Sunday Mass: 10:30 am
Wasilla – Sacred Heart
1201 Bogard Road
(907) 376-5087    Holy Thursday - 7:00 pm, Good Friday - 7:00 pm
Holy Saturday:  The Great Easter Vigil – 8:30 pm
Easter Sunday Masses: 9:00 am & 11:30 am
Willow – Saint Christopher
(907) 892-1038    Holy Thursday – 5:00 pm, Good Friday – 5:00 pm
Holy Saturday: The Great Easter Vigil - 5:00 pm
(No Easter Sunday liturgy)

Fairbanks Area

The Arts-to-Hearts Children’s Ministry Team and the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church youth will present “Arise My Love” at 7 p.m. today at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church at the corner of Peger Road and the Mitchell Freeway. Seasonal vocal music and a dramatic blacklight presentation of three acts depicting the death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ will be featured. Free children’s Bibles and personalized Bible covers will be given to the first 25 children who need one.

The program will also be presented Sunday at 6 p.m. at the Fairbanks Rescue Mission Chapel, 723 27th Ave. Both presentations are open to the community.

Information: 455-4464, 374-6055 or 388-3906.

Anglican Church of St. George

At Anglican Church of St. George, the Rev. Paul Bachmann will conduct a prayer service tonight at 6 and will celebrate Holy Communion at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Masonic Lodge, 427 11th Ave. The services are in accordance with the 1928 Book of Common prayer. Refreshments and fellowship follow the service. Information: 479-6493.

Anglican Church of the Redeemer

Anglican Church of the Redeemer, hosting to the 1928 Book of Common prayer, hosts a morning prayer service each Sunday at 10 a.m. in the chapel in Pioneer Park. Information: 479-2326.

Assembly of God

Assembly of God Central Mission Church, 3558 Goldizen Ave., hosts English service Sundays from 10-11 a.m and Korean service 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For transportation call 452-4866 one day in advance.

Youth and young adult Bible studies are every Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Baha’is of Nenana

The Baha’is of Nenana host a devotional gathering at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at 510 E. First St. A junior youth group for fifth- and sixth-graders will be held on Thursdays, 3-4:30 p.m., at 707 Market St.

Naw-Ruz (Baha’i New Year) will be celebrated today with a recreational activity. Information: 832-1047.

Chena Ridge Quakers

Chena Ridge Friends Meeting (Quakers) meets for unprogrammed worship Sunday mornings at Hidden Hill Friends Center, 2682 Goldhill Road. At 9:30 a.m. singing; 10 a.m. worship; 11 a.m. fellowship and tea; and at noon there will be an Easter potluck. Information: meeting clerks, 479-6854 or 479-5251, or www.alaskafriends.org.

Christ Lutheran

Christ Lutheran Church, Farmers Loop and Iniakuk Avenue, hosts Sunday worship at 8 and 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Susan Granata officiating this Easter Sunday. Communion will be served at both services. A brunch will be held between services. Good Friday worship is at 7 tonight.

Wednesdays at 6 a.m. is Early Risers Men’s Bible Study; Thursdays at noon the Circle of Sages Bible study for seniors meets. Bring a sack lunch. Information: www.clcfairbanks.org or 479-4947.

Cold Mountain Zen Center

Cold Mountain Zen Center, 5110 Aeronca Ave., meets Tuesdays 6-7:30 p.m. Information: 978-8447 or www.coldmountainzencenter.org.  Community Baptist

Community Baptist Church, Badger and Marigold roads, North Pole, will host Sunday worship Sunday at 11 a.m. There will be no Sunday school. An Easter breakfast will be held from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Pastor Morrie Fisher will be bringing a Resurrection message. Information: 488-4511.

Community of Christ

Community of Christ, 822 Lowell Road, will host an Easter breakfast Sunday morning at 10 a.m. followed by an Easter worship service at 11 a.m. Pastor Sandy Besser will lead the service with the theme, “Jesus Lives!” This will replace the evening service so families can spend time together.

Wednesday evening quilting and craft night starts at 6:30 p.m. at the church. Information: 457-4921 or 457-1294.

Community Covenant

Community Covenant Church, 2136 McCullam Ave., hosts worship service at 10:30 a.m. The sermon is “No Wonder They Crucified Him!” from Matthew 12:22-32. Coffee and doughnuts are available after the service.

Nursery care is available for infants through age 3. Junior church is available for ages 4th to 6th-grade. Information: 456-6553 or www.covenantfairbanks.org.

Congregation Or HaTzafon

Congregation Or HaTzafon, 1744 Aurora Drive, will host Purim Shabbat service at 7:30 p.m. today, led by Harvey Kurzbard. Torah portion is Tzav. Leviticus 6:1 - 8:36 Information: 456-1002 or www.mosquitonet.com/~orhatzafon.

Corinthian Baptist

Corinthian Baptist Church of Fairbanks, 1679 23rd Ave., will host Resurrection Sunday sunrise service at 6 a.m. Easter Sunday with the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of Fairbanks conducting the service. The IMAF includes: Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Corinthian Baptist Church, St. John Baptist Church, New Jerusalem COGIC, First Church, First AME Church and New Hope COGIC.

A Good Friday service will be held at 7 tonight at the church. Part of worship will include nailing confessed sins to a life-size cross, dramatic dance and song by the Mass Choir-Voices of Corinthian, Baptisms, preaching the “Seven Last Sayings of Christ from the Cross.” Suggested attire is black out of mournful reflection.

This Sunday is Frangelism Sunday (Friends, Relatives, Associates and Neighbors.) The school of discipleship is Sunday at 9:30 a.m. “Moments of Meditation with the Master” begins at 10:30 a.m. Morning worship service is held at 11 a.m. Pastor S. Anthony Justice will preach on a series of “New: New Wine, New Heart, New Spirit.”

Information: 456-4585.

Delta Junction churches

Delta Presbyterian and Faith Lutheran churches, Milepost 266.5 Richardson Highway, in Delta Junction, will begin an Easter celebration at 11 a.m. with the handbell choir playing the prelude.

Bible study is Monday at 7 p.m. in the pastor’s office. The Rev. Dr. Carin Bjorn von Letzendorf (Pastor Bear) may be contacted at 895-4322 or deltafaith@wildak.net.  Denali Bible Chapel

Denali Bible Chapel, 1201 Lathrop St., will host Good Friday service from 7-8 p.m. today. A celebration of the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior on Easter morning will start at 11 am.

Awana program is on Tuesdays from 6:30-8:15 p.m. Wednesday Bible study is 7-8 p.m. Information: 456-5157.

Door of Hope

Door of Hope Church, 270 Fairhill Road, hosts worship services weekly at 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday. Lead Pastor AJ Woods will be sharing during this week’s Easter services on “The Resurrection Power of Jesus.” Childcare for nursery through 4 years and children’s church for 5-13 years. Information: 457-4673 or www.doorofhopechurch.org.

Ester Mission

Ester Mission (Wings of Healing), 945 Jeannette Way, Ester, will host a special Easter service from 7-9:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Pastor S. Anthony Justice. Choirs, solos and more. Dinner will follow the service, bring a dish to share if possible. Call 347-5819 for transportation by 5:30 p.m. Information: 455-6054.

Fairbanks Christian Center

Fairbanks Christian Center, 1448 Cobb Road, starts Sunday services with corporate prayer at 10:30 a.m., followed by morning service at 11 a.m. A nursery is provided for infants to 2 years. Sunday evening service start at 7 p.m. Thursday night Bible study starts at 7 p.m. A TV broadcast airs every Saturday at 9 p.m., on KJNP, Channel 4. Information: 490-0070 or www.comfaithfcc.org.

Fairbanks Lutheran

Fairbanks Lutheran Church, 1012 Cowles St., celebrates Easter with a sunrise service at 7 a.m. at the pedestrian bridge downtown, plus the traditional heritage service at 8:30 a.m. andcontemporary service at 11 a.m. at the church. Pastor Paul Teyler will offer Holy Communion, and the youth will serve Easter breakfast 7:30-10 a.m. Sunday school resumes next week.

Good Friday services are tonight at 7, and the Easter vigil service starts at 7 p.m. Saturday. Women’s weekly Bible study is 6 p.m. Monday.

Mid-week Bible study of Acts begins at noon at the church. Information: 452-3425 or www.fairbankslutheran.org

Fairbanks Seventh-day Adventist

Fairbanks Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1811 Farmers Loop, hosts Sabbath school Bible study at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, with worship at 11 a.m. This week Pastor Odea Sigh will speak on “Sin Unmasked.” Scripture reading from Isaiah 14:13-14. Information: 479-6070.

Fairhill Community

Fairhill Community Church, 101 City Lights Blvd., will host a sunrise Easter service at 7 a.m. followed by a continental breakfast. Fairhill Christian School high school students will present a play called “The First Easter.” Regular services will be held at 9:15 and 11 a.m. Information: 457-5522.

Faith Baptist

Faith Baptist Church, 1.8 Mile Chena Pump Road, will host an Easter service and potluck. Sunday school starts at 9:45 a.m. and the service begins at 11 a.m. Sunday Bible study starts at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday prayer meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Bryan Myers is pastor. Information: 479-5063 or www.faithbaptistfairbanks.org.

First Church of Christ, Scientist

First Church of Christ, Scientist, 811 First Ave., hosts services every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and each Wednesday at 7 p.m. This week’s lesson sermon is “Matter.” Sunday school is available for ages up to 20, as well as child care for very young children. Information: 456-2319.

First Nazarene

First Church of the Nazarene, 1524 Westwood Way, Easter weekend services include: Good Friday prayer service, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 3 p.m. Easter egg hunt (12 or under only); Easter Sunday services, 9 a.m. — Early morning service; 10 a.m. — Easter breakfast (potluck); 11a.m. — regular morning service. There will be no evening service this Sunday.

Information: 479-6734.

First Presbyterian

At First Presbyterian Church, 547 Seventh Ave., Easter will be celebrated with the Easter Cantata “God With Us” at both worship services, 8:45 and 11 a.m. Nursery is provided at all services. Easter breakfast will be at 10 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. The youth group and the young adult group will not meet this Sunday.

Wednesdays, “The Well” starts with dinner at 6 p.m., followed by games, nursery for young children, Discovery Club for kids, adult Bible studies, and prayer. Information: 452-2406 or www.fairbanksfirstpres.com.

First United Methodist

At First United Methodist Church, 915 Second Ave., Sunday worship services include traditional worship service at 8:30 and 11 a.m. and a contemporary service at 9:45 a.m. This Sunday the sermon is “Come Find the Love that Lasts Forever,” given by the Rev. Tom Telfer.

Sunday school classes are offered for all ages at 9:45 and 11 a.m. Nursery is also available at the 9:45 and 11 a.m. services. Information: 452-2956.  First United Pentecostal

At First United Pentecostal Church, 907 23rd Ave., a variety of classes for all ages will be held tonight at 7:30. Nursery is available.     Sunday’s 3 p.m. service will include music with congregational worship and the praise team. Pastor G.A. Parrish will give an anointed message.

Home friendship groups gather in area homes on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m. and S.H.I.F.T. for the youth meet at the church each Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Weekly prayer gatherings are Sunday at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday at noon, Friday at 7 p.m., and Saturday at 9 a.m. Information: 452-2591.

Fort Wainwright chapels

Northern Lights Chapel, building 3430: Sunday services, 10 a.m., Protestant Sunday school, 11 a.m., general Protestant worship and 5 p.m., Protestant youth group; Monday, 6 p.m., Protestant choir practice; Tuesday, 6 p.m., financial peace university; 6:30 p.m., Protestant Women of the Chapel Evening Bible study; Thursday, 9:30 a.m., Protestant Women of the Chapel; Saturday, 8 a.m., Men of the Chapel (second and fourth Saturdays).

Southern Lights Chapel, building 4107: Sunday services, 10 a.m., Roman Catholic Mass; 11 a.m., Roman Catholic Confraternity of Christian Doctrine; Monday, noon, Roman Catholic Mass; Wednesday, 10 a.m., Catholic Women’s Bible study, noon, Roman Catholic Mass and 7 p.m., Daughters of Ste. Anne (first Saturday).

Bassett Army Community Hospital Chapel: Tuesday, noon, Roman Catholic Mass; Wednesday, noon, general Protestant service; Thursday, noon, Roman Catholic Mass. Information: Chaplain’s office at 353-9825.

Friends Community Church

At Friends Community Church, 1485 30th Ave., Pastor Jeff Wall will share an Easter message of God’s power in “Everything.” Service times are Sunday at 9 and 11 a.m., and 1 p.m. Information: 452-2249 or www.friendschurch.org.

House of Prayer

House of Prayer, Airport Way, celebrates Latin Mass in the extraordinary form (Tridentine Mass) every Sunday at 10 a.m. The sung High Mass on Easter will be followed by a potluck brunch. Rosary before Mass begins at 9:40 a.m. Information 479-3765.

Intercultural Assembly of God

Intercultural Assembly of God, 720 25th Ave., hosts Sunday morning Christian education at 9:45 a.m. for all ages, Sunday morning worship and children’s church at 10:45 a.m., and evening worship at 6 p.m. Holy Communion will be served at the morning service.

Women’s ministries meets Thursday at 11 a.m. Ray Searan is pastor. Information: 452-3983.

Journey Christian

Journey Christian Church meets on Sundays at 10 a.m. at Regal Goldstream 16 Theater. The Easter sermon is “It’s Not Over ‘Til It’s Over.” There will be a huge Easter egg hunt at 9:30 a.m. There is a nursery for little ones and Sunday school groups for K-12 kids. Journey also offers small group opportunities. Information: 455-4433 or www.journeyalaska.org.

Kehilat Yeshua

Kehilat Yeshua will host Purim Shabbat services tomorrow morning at 10 a.m., at University Community Presbyterian Church, 3510 College Road, in the second floor student lounge. An oneg will follow the service. Information: Rabbi Steve Montag at livingriversministries@alaska.net.

Lily of the Valley COGIC

Lily of the Valley Church of God in Christ, 2404 S. Barnette St., will host a 7 a.m. Easter sunrise (SONrise) service; 10 a.m., Sunday school for all ages; and noon worship service. The pastor is Bishop Charles D. Williams.

Lord of Life Lutheran

Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 1005 St. Nicholas Drive, North Pole, offers worship services at 8 and 11 a.m. Easter Sunday. Holy Communion will be celebrated at both. Pastor Kathrin Radach leads worship this Resurrection of the Lord Sunday. Fellowship time follows worship. There are no Sunday school classes this week.

Lord of Life hosts an ecumenical Good Friday service, sponsored by North Pole Joint Ministries, at 7:30 tonight, preceded by 7 p.m. fellowship time.  Information: 488-6720 or visit www.alaska.net/~lord.

McGrath Road Baptist

McGrath Road Baptist Church, 1100 McGrath Road, hosts Sunday school with classes for all ages at 9:45 a.m., and the main worship service at 11 a.m. Pastor Joel Smith will be preaching a sermon about Jesus’ Resurrection from Matthew 28. At the 6 p.m. service, Smith will be preaching a sermon from Acts 1:1-11. There is a Wednesday Bible study and prayer time at 7 p.m. Nursery is available for all services. Information: 457-4611 or www.mcgrathroadbaptistchurch.org.

Morning Star Baptist

Morning Star Baptist Church, School Road and Carbon Way, Healy, will host the Healy community Easter sunrise service at 7 a.m., followed by breakfast. Sunday school for all ages is at 10 a.m. At the 11 a.m. Easter service, Pastor Peter MacMaster will be preaching on “Embracing the Vision.” Children’s church is provided during the 11 a.m. service. There will be a potluck lunch after the service.      On Wednesdays, Awana Club meets at 1:45 p.m., and middle school youth group meets at 7 p.m. Information: (907) 683 2704.

Mount Pleasant Baptist

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 3000 Peger Road, will host Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., followed by Easter Sunday worship service at 11 a.m. Good Friday service is tonight at 7

Men’s ministry is every Tuesday at 6 p.m. and Bible study is every Wednesday at 7 p.m. The Rev. Joe W. Blackburn is pastor. Information/transportation: call 374-6055.

New Hope Church

New Hope Methodist Presbyterian Church, 2371 Bradway Road, North Pole, will host Sunday morning worship at 9:30 a.m. A special message will be presented by Interim Pastor Lois Hildenbrand. Children ages 3-11 are invited to participate in a special children’s activity during the sermon.

There will be an Easter breakfast immediately following the service. Join New Hope and the North Pole Ministerial Alliance for a Good Friday service at Lord of Life Lutheran beginning at 7:30 p.m.  Cry room facilities and nursery care are provided. Information: 488-9191.  New Jerusalem COGIC

At New Jerusalem Church of God in Christ, 2515 Mission Road, North Pole, Saturday at 7 p.m., there will be an Easter play, “The Final Appeal!” written and presented by Crystal McCormick.

Sunday services begin with prayer at 9 a.m. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and dynamic praise and worship at 11:30 a.m. Sunday is Resurrection Sunday and Pastor Otis McCormick will be speaking.

Tuesday and Thursday prayer is at 7 p.m. and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., there is Bible study for adults and children’s church for the kids. Friday at 7:30 p.m. is youth service. Information or transportation: 488-7320.

New Life Pentecostal

New Life Pentecostal Church, 2204 Discovery Drive, will continue revival services tonight at 7:30 with prophet/evangelist Jonathan and Julie Haygood of Lake Charles, La., Saturday at 6 p.m, and Resurrection Sunday at 1 p.m.

Sunday service will include the adult silent praise and children’s silent praise in songs of worship and other special music. Nursery is provided. Information: Pastor Robert Bagwill at 457-6572 or 452-3853.

North Pole Nazarene

North Pole Church of the Nazarene, Badger Road and Peridot Street, offers weekly nursery care, Sunday school for youth, and adult Bible study beginning at 10 a.m. At the 11 a.m. worship service, the church’s pastor, the Rev. Dr. Richard Jones, will speak on “Opening Day,” from Luke 24:13-49. Nursery care and children’s church are available. On Wednesdays, Bible study for all ages is at 7 p.m. For information or transportation, call 488-6173.

North Pole Worship Center

North Pole Worship Center, 3340 Badger Road, hosts services on Sunday at 9 and 11:15 a.m. Classes for infants to age 11. Middle and high school students will remain in the main service.

Wednesday night Bible study is at 7 p.m. Nursery and children’s classes are offered at all services. Sunday night youth “Awakening” is at 6 p.m. at the YCC building, 2936 Badger Road. Information: 488-9084 or www.northpoleworshipcenter.com.

Sacred Heart Cathedral

At Sacred Heart Cathedral, 2501 Airport Way, Stations of the Cross will be walked on Good Friday at 3 p.m. with Good Friday service taking place at 7 p.m. The Easter Vigil Mass is Saturday at 8 p.m. and will be followed by a light reception.

Masses on Easter Sunday are at 9 and 11:30 a.m. Eucharistic service is Monday-Friday at 5:30 p.m. Cathedral offices will be closed from March 24-28. Bishop Donald Kettler is pastor. Information: 474-9032.

St. James Temple

St. James Temple A.M.E. Zion Church, 965 Farmers Loop, hosts Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.; Sunday church service is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and Bible study is Wednesday from 6:30-8 p.m. Church van available for pick-up: 479-3732.

St. John Baptist

At St. John Baptist Church, 802 17th Ave., Morning worship services will begin at 11 a.m. along with the youth Easter program. There will be no evening service. Sunday morning’s theme is “Living 3:16 — Alive with Power” with Scriptures from Ephesians 1:15—3:21. Minister Karen Ellison will deliver the morning message. The pastor teaches a Wednesday noon Bible study surveying each book of the Bible. Wednesdays at 7 p.m., is general Bible study. Saturday at 11 a.m. is prayer band. Information or transportation: 456-8541.

St. Jude’s Episcopal

St. Jude’s Episcopal Church, 3408 Laurance Road, North Pole, will host Good Friday Eucharist at 7 p.m., Holy Saturday Vigil with Holy Noise at 10:30 p.m., and Easter Sunday Eucharist at 10:30 a.m. Finger foods will be served after the Saturday and Sunday services. Information: 488-9329 or the Rev. Luis Uzueta, vicar, at 488-7660.

St. Mark’s Parish

St. Mark’s University Parish celebrates the Memorial of the Lord’s Passion and Death at 7 p.m. tonight. The service will include the reading of the Passion of the Lord, a veneration of the Cross, a homily. and a Communion rite.

The Resurrection Vigil Mass begins at 7 p.m. Saturday and includes a lighting ceremony and Pascal candle procession; Scripture readings, Baptisms, Confirmations and Eucharist. A community potluck will follow.

Sunday Resurrection Mass begins at 10:30 a.m. All services take place in Schaible Auditorium in the Bunnell Building on the UAF campus. There is no 5:30 p.m. Mass on Easter Sunday. The pastor is the Rev. Gerald Ornowski, MIC. Information: 456-4853.

St. Matthew’s Episcopal

St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 1029 First Ave., hosts the noon community Good Friday service, sponsored by Tanana Valley Conference of Churches.

At 7 p.m. today, a Good Friday Liturgy is celebrated as well.

Holy Saturday service is celebrated at 10 a.m.; Altar Guild begins decorating at 10:15 a.m.; Easter Baptism rehearsal is at 11 a.m.; and an Easter Egg Stuffing Party is at 3 p.m. in the Parish Hall. Saturday at 8:15 p.m., the lighting of the Easter fire, Easter baptisms, and the first Eucharist of Easter is celebrated.

Easter Eucharist is celebrated at 8, 9:15, and 11:15 a.m.; with special music at all services, and closed-circuit television viewing available. An Easter egg hunt party for children is ­at 2 p.m.

Tuesday, 11 a.m., Denali Center Eucharist; Wednesday Eucharists at 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Thursday, 10:30 a.m., Pioneers’ Home Eucharist; and Compline is prayed Sunday-Friday at midnight. Information: 456-5235 or www.stmatthewschurch.org.

St. Nicholas Catholic

St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 707 St. Nicholas Drive, North Pole, will host the Lord’s passion on Good Friday at 3 and 6 p.m.; Saturday, Easter Vigil at 6 p.m.; and Easter Sunday Masses at 9, 10:30 a.m. and noon.

Weekday Mass/Liturgy is Monday through Friday at 9 a.m., and Wednesday at 7 p.m., after 6:40 p.m., rosary. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament is Tuesday at 9:30 a.m., and religious education classes resume March 30 at 10:30 a.m. Information: 488-2595.

St. Paul Church

St. Paul Church, meeting at Fairhill Christian School, 119 City Lights Blvd., will host an Easter Sunday breakfast at 9:30 a.m. There will be no Sunday school. At the 11 a.m. Easter service guest speaker, the Rev. Ben Shoemaker, Presbyterian Church of America, will give the sermon. Information: 457-6628.

St. Raphael Catholic

St. Raphael Catholic Church, 1125 Old Steese Highway North, meets for Mass on Sunday at 9:30 a.m.; Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at 9 a.m.; Wednesday and Saturday at 5:30 p.m. Good Friday Mass at 7 p.m., tonight; Easter Vigil Mass at 8 p.m., Saturday; and Easter Sunday Masses at 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. The Rev. Patrick Bergquist is pastor. Information: call 457-6603.

The Salvation Army Church

The Salvation Army Church, 1602 10th Ave., hosts the following Sunday services: 9 a.m. waffle breakfast; 10 a.m. youth Sunday school and adult Bible study; 11 a.m. worship service. Special guests are Territorial Commander Commissioners Philip and Patricia Sawyers with “Celebration of New Life!” Good Friday service is at noon, “Service of Remembrance — Bread and Broth.” Prayer and Bible study are Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Call 452-3103 for Sunday transportation.

Shannon Park Baptist

Shannon Park Baptist Church, 409 Lazelle Road, will host a special Good Friday service tonight at 6 p.m. where the Lord’s Supper will be observed. Easter sunrise services will take place at 8 a.m. and breakfast will follow. Pastor Kelly Weaver will be speaking on the Resurrection of Jesus during the 11 a.m. service.

Children’s church is also at 11 a.m. and there is a nursery provided. Bible study is on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Information: 452-4098 or www.shannonparkchurch.com.

Street Ministry

Street Ministry will host a special Easter service from 3-5 p.m. The service will be held at JP Jones Community Center, 2400 Rickert St. Call 347-5819 by 2 p.m. for transportation. There will be a brunch, please bring a dish to share if you can. Evangelist Sister Barbie.

Syndoulos Lutheran

Syndoulos Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Synod, 4155 Geist Road, will have an Easter worship service Sunday at 10:30 a.m., followed by a potluck brunch. Information: 479-4324 or www.wels.net.  True Victory Baptist

True Victory Baptist Church, 11 Mile Richardson Highway, North Pole, hosts worship service every Sunday at 11 a.m. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. The lesson this week is “Reaping the Benefits,” Romans 5:1-11, 18-21.

Good Friday worship is at 7 p.m. tonight. The youth Department will present an Easter play, titled “Daybreak” on Sunday, during the 11 a.m. service. prayer meeting is 6:30 p.m. and Bible study is 7 p.m., Wednesday. Information: 488-1588 or 488-6184.

Unitarian Universalist

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Fairbanks, 4448 Pikes Landing Road, an open and affirming congregation, meets Sundays at 10:30 a.m. This week the program will be “Breaking Out: A Buddhist, Jewish, and Pagan Easter for Prodigals and Children” with speaker Jeff Merkel and lay leader Michael Ream. Music will be by Vera Alexander. Children will be an integral part of this intergenerational service. Information: 451-8838 or www.uuff.org.

University Baptist

University Baptist Church, 1197 University Ave., will have a Good Friday service at 7 p.m. Sunday morning services are 9 and 11 a.m., and Bible study for all ages, at 10 a.m., with the pastor’s discovery class topic from Tony Evans, on “Allowing Your Husband to Bless You.”

The morning message at both services, will be “After 3 Days — Arise.” A continental breakfast will be available in the foyer following the 9 a.m. service. At 6 p.m., the Music Ministry of UBC will present a musical extravaganza in celebration of Easter, followed by a dessert fellowship in Fellowship Hall.

A nursery is available for all services, as well as a cry room with closed-circuit TV. Information: 479-2440.

University Presbyterian

At University Community Presbyterian Church, 3510 College Road, Good Friday Tenebrae service is at 7 p.m. Easter morning begins with a church wide breakfast at 9:15 a.m. worship begins at 10:30; the Rev. Samuel Adams will preach “To The Tomb and Beyond.” Communion will be celebrated.

Living Waters will meet Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Children grades K-4 are invited to their own special worship time during the sermon. There is a nursery available during the service for children from ages 6 weeks to 5.

University Park

University Park Bible Church, located at 3681Sandvik St., will host Easter worship service from 10-11 a.m. followed by Sunday school for all ages. Pastor Jeff Wagner will preach­­ “The Empty Tomb” from John, Chapter 20. The bell choir will perform.

The adult Sunday school class is studying the Ten Commandments. Information: 479-2442.

Valley of Blessing

Valley of Blessing Church of God, 3007 Airport Way, celebrates Resurrection Sunday with Sunday school at 10 a.m., Morning worship at 11 a.m., and evening service at 6 p.m. Information: 474-0434.

Victory Christian

Victory Christian Faith Center Church, 1500 Westwood Way, hosts Sunday worship service at noon and children’s ministry and nursery is provided during services. Pastor Bruce will be teaching from the “Return To Christ” series this week with a message titled “The Power of the Resurrection.” There is preschool for ages 3-5. Midweek Bible study is Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Information: www.victorycfc.com or 458-7729.

Zion Lutheran

At Zion Lutheran Church, 2982 Davis Road, the Easter worship schedule is: Saturday Nite Alive contemporary at 5 p.m.; traditional sunrise service at 7 a.m.; blended service at 9 a.m. contemporary worship service at 11 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated at all services, and nursery is available. Pastors Kuehnert and Baumgarten’s sermon, “Come and See; Go and Tell,” will be based on Matthew 28:1-10. Easter breakfast will be served from 8-10:30 a.m. Wednesday evening IMPACT! activities will begin with dinner at 5:30 p.m., followed by Bible studies and fellowship for all ages. Information: 456-7660 or www.zionfairbanks.org.

Juneau Area

RESTORATION GRACE OUTREACH CENTER, 5636 Glacier Highway. Saturday, 10 a.m., a special women's service at which three pastors' wives will speak. Speakers are Jenny Geary, Deenie Rose and Lillian Lin. Easter service Sunday at 10:30 a.m., with a second service at 6:30 p.m. Details: Pastor Daymond Geary, 780-5121.

CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE, 3220 Mendenhall Loop Road. At 7 p.m. today a special "Shadows of the Cross" service with music and Holy Communion.

Sunday: 8 a.m., "Empty Tomb" celebration. 9 a.m., continental breakfast. 9:45 a.m., Sunday school for all ages. 11 a.m., Easter worship service. No evening services on Easter. Nursery provided for all services. Details: Pastor Doug Stude or Youth Pastor Mike Powers, 789-2724.

JUBILEE COMMUNITY UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, Parkshore Condominium Club House, 800 F St. Communion service, 7 p.m., Thursday, with the theme "Gather at the Welcome Table." Sunday, 8-8:45 a.m., informal service and light refreshments. Details: Kim Poole, Minister, 790-3090 (message phone).

AUKE BAY BIBLE CHURCH, 11970 Glacier Highway. Sunrise service at Auke Recreation Center, 6:30 a.m. Sunday. Easter breakfast at the church, 7:30 a.m. A two part-service, beginning at 10 a.m. with the film "Without Reservation," followed by the regular service at 10:45. Details: 789-9318.

CALVARY FELLOWSHIP, Auke Bay Bible Church, 11970 Glacier Highway. Easter Sunday service, 1:30 p.m. Sunday school and nursery provided for children. Details: Pastor Brian Ewing, 780-4618.

SHRINE OF ST. THERESE, Shrine Island, 21425 Glacier Highway. Good Friday: Outdoor Stations of the Cross, 2 p.m. Any interested person, Catholic or non-Catholic, is welcome to pray the prayers commemorating the final hours of Christ's life as he made his way to Golgotha. Details: Thomas P. Fitterer, shrine director, 780-6112.

CHURCH OF CHRIST, Mile 1 1/4 Mendenhall Loop Road at Trinity Drive. Bible class 10 a.m. Sunday. Worship services at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. For details or transportation, call 586-2114, 586-3824, 789-9154 or 789-9339.

DOUGLAS ISLAND BIBLE CHURCH, 2770 David St. (3/4 mile south of the Douglas Bridge). Easter breakfast at 8:45 a.m.; regular worship service at 10 a.m. Details: Pastor Johnny Reimer, 586-6350 (church) or 790-3190 (residence).

UNITY, Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1. Meditation at 9:45 and service at 10 a.m. Details: 586-6443.

EAGLE WINGS COMMUNITY CHURCH, Juneau Yacht Club, Norway Point, off Egan Drive at Aurora Harbor. Sunday: Easter sunrise service, 10 a.m. Potluck brunch to follow. Nursery care for young children available. Details: Pastor Larry Olson, 780-6057 or 780-6087.

VALLEY CHAPEL, 9741 Mendenhall Loop Road. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Regular Sunday service "with an Easter flavor," 10:30 a.m. Details: Pastor Patrick Brayton, 789-3513.

RIVER OF GLORY CHURCH, meeting this week at the Vocational Training Center, 3239 Hospital Drive. Continental breakfast starting at 10 a.m. followed immediately by Easter service. Details: Pastor Sam Dalin, 364-2456.

ST. NICHOLAS THE WONDERWORKER ORTHODOX CHURCH, 356 Fifth St. Bridegroom Matins, today 6:15 p.m.

Holy Thursday: St. Basil Liturgy, 10 a.m. Twelve passions gospel service, 6:15 p.m.

Holy Friday: Vespers/burial service, 3 p.m. Matins, 6 p.m.

Holy Saturday: St. Basil Liturgy, 10 a.m. Nocturne, 11 p.m. Paschal Matins, 11:30 p.m. Paschal Divine Liturgy, midnight.

Pascha (Easter Sunday): Agape meal and blessing of baskets, 2-4 a.m. Vespers and Easter egg hunt, 3 p.m. Details: Rev. Father Robert Polson, 586-1023 or 780-6320.

CHAPEL BY THE LAKE, Mile 11 Glacier Highway on Auke Lake next to the University of Alaska Southeast. Prayer service at 7 p.m. today

Thursday: Seder meal (a Passover or Old Testament meal), 6 p.m. Everyone welcome.

Good Friday: Service at 7 p.m.

Sunday: Sunrise service, 7 a.m., at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center. Easter worship service, old log chapel, 8:15 a.m. Worship services, 9:30 and 11 a.m., in the main sanctuary.

Details: Pastor Steve Olmstead; church administrator David Eley; 789-7592.

QUAKERS, Juneau Friends, Mayflower School, Douglas. Family meeting for worship at 10 a.m., followed by a potluck meal in downtown Juneau and a children's egg hunt at Evergreen Cemetery. Child care is available for the worship service. Visitors welcome. For directions to the potluck or other details, call Nora Muller, 586-5030.

THE SALVATION ARMY, 439 Willoughby Avenue. Good Friday service, noon Friday followed by a bread and broth meal. Sunday, 8 a.m. sunrise service, followed by a "Resurrection Celebration" at 11 a.m. Details: 586-2136.

CATHOLIC CATHEDRAL OF THE NATIVITY, Fifth and Gold. Maundy Thursday, Celebration of the Lord's Supper, 7 p.m. Adoration until 10 p.m. Good Friday, Stations of the Cross, 12:10 p.m. Celebration of the Lord's Passion, 7 p.m. Holy Saturday, Easter vigil, 9 p.m. Easter Sunday, liturgies at 8:30 and 11 a.m., and 5:30 p.m. Details: Rev. Michael Nash, rector, 586-1513.

CATHOLIC CHURCH ST. PAUL THE APOSTLE, Atlin & Mendenhall Loop Road. Easter vigil 8 p.m. Saturday, with baptisms for new members. Sunday masses at 8 and 10 a.m. and noon; Spanish mass, 6 p.m. Details: Father Tony Dummer, 789-2648 or 789-7307.

JUNEAU UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP, Zach Gordon Teen Center, 396 Whittier St. All April services present topics dealing with relationships and communications skills. On Sunday, the topic is "I know you heard me, but are you listening?" Worship services and children's religious exploration, 10 a.m. Details: 789-9068.

ALDERSGATE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 9161 Cinema Drive (off Mendenhall Loop Road), handicapped accessible. Holy Thursday: Service, 7 p.m. Good Friday: Service, 7 p.m.

Sunday: Joint sunrise service at Skaters' Cabin, 6:30 a.m. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m. Morning worship, 11 a.m., followed by refreshments and fellowship. Nursery care provided. Details: Pastor Thomas H. Dahl, 789-4050 or 364-2215.

DOUGLAS COMMUNITY UNITED METHODIST, corner Third and E Streets, Douglas (across from fire station). Maundy Thursday: Communion service, 7 p.m. Good Friday: Ecumenical worship service in conjunction with Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, noon, 325 Gold St.

Sunday: Community sunrise service, 7 a.m. at Marine Park, in conjunction with Holy Trinity. Easter breakfast in Douglas at 8 a.m. followed by Easter egg hunt. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; nursery care available. Easter worship service 11 a.m., with nursery care available. Details: Church office, 364-2408 or Pastor Ron Covey, 364-2110.

NORTHERN LIGHT UNITED CHURCH, corner of 11th and A Streets, a Presbyterian and United Methodist congregation; handicapped accessible. Maundy Thursday: An Agape Meal will be held at 5:30 p.m. Named for the Greek term for altruistic love, the Agape Meal or "Love Feast" is a meal that early Christians ate together. Bread and soup will be served.

Ministries Coordinator Jan Blankenship has scheduled a footwashing service at 6:30 p.m. Worship with Holy Communion begins at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Good Friday: An ecumenical worship service is scheduled for noon. This is a combined service, held at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 325 Gold St.

Easter Sunday: Community sunrise service, 7 a.m. at Marine Park. Worship with Holy Communion begins at the church at 9 a.m., followed by Easter breakfast from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Worship with Communion repeats at 11 a.m. Details: Pastor Greg Lindsay, 586-3131.

UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF JUNEAU, 1650 Old Glacier Highway. Sunday school, 10 a.m. Evening service with Holy Communion, 6 p.m. Call ahead to arrange transportation. Details: Pastor Bill Nelson, 463-5452.

BETHEL CHRISTIAN CENTER, 8001 Glacier Highway (across from Fred Meyer). Easter Sunday services at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Details: Pastor Mike Rose, 789-2176.

EVANGEL ASSEMBLY OF GOD, 3915 N. Douglas Highway. Easter Sunday: Easter celebration service at 10:45 a.m. The service will be followed by a special lunch and Easter egg hunt. Transportation available. Details: Pastor Brad Kesler, 463-5876.

BAHA'I FAITH, 110 Seward St. (downtown). Devotional Meetings: Saturday evenings. Firesides (discussion groups) Wednesday evenings. Holy Day celebrations, weekly study classes - ages 3 years to adult - Sunday mornings. Details: 789-0808.

EMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH, S.B.C., 10490 Glacier Highway, across from Engineer's Cutoff. Easter Sunday: Designated visitors and parishioners are invited to a special Easter service at 11 a.m. or at 6 p.m. Details: 789-3505.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF JUNEAU, On Twin Lakes next to the Pioneer Home. Sunday, special Easter celebration at 10:45 a.m. Details: Pastor Jimmie Stringer, 780-4434.

GLACIER VALLEY BAPTIST CHURCH, 3921 Mendenhall Loop Road. Easter Sunday: Morning worship service with special music arrangement, 9:45 a.m. Details: Pastor Greg Clark, 789-7348

BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH, 8493 Forest Lane. Easter Sunday, celebration breakfast at 9 a.m. followed by an Easter resurrection celebration at 10:30 a.m. Details: Pastor John R. Bigelow, 789-1995, or Associate Pastor Don Richter, 789-1513.

SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH, 4343 Mendenhall Loop Road. Services on Saturday (the Sabbath). Sabbath school 10 a.m., for children and adults, worship service 11:15 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Details: 789-7644.

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE CHURCH, 5th and Main Street. Sunday: Service will start at 10 a.m. Details: 586-2889.

GLACIER VALLEY CHURCH OF GOD, 8497 Thunder Mountain Road. Good Friday service at 7 p.m. Easter Sunday services at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Details: Pastor Richard Green, 789-3605.

ECKANKAR, 110 Seward St. (downtown). Worship service this Sunday will be a presentation by spiritual leaders transmitted via the Internet on "Living the Spiritual Laws of Life." The service starts at 10:30 a.m. and is open to the public. Open house each Saturday, noon-2 p.m. Details: 586-5955.

HOLY TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 325 Gold St. on the corner of 4th and Gold.

Spy Wednesday: Tenebrae service starting at 5:15 p.m.

Maundy Thursday: Joint celebration with St. Brendan's Episcopal Church at Holy Trinity. All are invited to a simple supper at 6 p.m. followed by the Liturgy at 7 p.m. From 8 p.m. to midnight there will be the watch over the Blessed Sacrament.

Good Friday: A community celebration of Good Friday at noon. 5:15 p.m. there will be the Liturgy of Good Friday.

Holy Saturday: The Great Vigil of Easter starting at 7 p.m.

Easter Sunday services at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Details: Rector Rob Bruschi, 586-3532.

ST. BRENDAN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road.

Friday: Good Friday service starting at 7 p.m.

Saturday: Easter vigil service at 7 p.m.

Sunday: A joint Easter sunrise service will be held at Skaters Cabin at 6:30 a.m. Easter Sunday service will start at 10:30 a.m. and will be followed by a potluck brunch. Details: 789-5152.

VICTORY FOURSQUARE GOSPEL CHURCH, 4890 Glacier Highway (Seventh Day Adventist School). Easter Sunday service will be held at 11 a.m. There will be no Sunday night service. Details: 780-5155.

JUNEAU JEWISH COMMUNITY, the Juneau Jewish Community invites you to join us for Shabbat and holiday worship, religious school, summer camp, Mitzvahs and celebrations. We welcome visitors and residents. Details: 463-4333.

CHRIST EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 10300 Glacier Highway in the Valley.

Good Friday: Tenebrae service with dimming lights will begin at 7 p.m.

Sunday: Easter service will start at 10 a.m. and be followed by an Easter brunch at 11 a.m. Details: Pastor Tom Liesener, 790-4267 or 780-4990.

FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH AND SCHOOL, 2500 Sunset Drive at Old Glacier Highway and Del Rae.

Maundy Thursday: Communion service starting at 7 p.m.

Good Friday: Worship service begins at 7 p.m.

Sunday: Easter Day festival worship starts at 9 a.m. with an Easter breakfast following the service. Details: Pastor James Brubaker, 789-4117.

RESURRECTION LUTHERAN CHURCH, 10th and Glacier (one block from the Federal Building).

Thursday: Passover meal in the upper room, 7 p.m.

Friday: Tenebrae service (service of shadows with a large rugged cross), 7 p.m.

Saturday: Prayer Vigil, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. New direction service at 5 p.m.

Sunday: Sunrise service at Marine Park, 7 a.m., The community is invited. Easter celebration festival service, 9:30 a.m., and contemporary worship, 11 a.m. Details: Pastor Paul D. Beran, 586-2380.

SHEPHERD OF THE VALLEY LUTHERAN CHURCH, 4212 Mendenhall Loop Road, (across from Taku Boulevard)

Thursday: Potluck seder, 6:30 p.m. Includes worship service and Holy Communion.

Good Friday: Tenebrae service (service of darkness), 7 p.m.

Easter Sunday: Joint sunrise service at Skaters Cabin, 6:30 a.m. Easter worship services with Holy Communion at Shepherd of the Valley, 8:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. There will be a breakfast served by the youth of the church at 9:30 a.m. Details: Pastor Larry Rorem, 789-4093.