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Duneland area churches are announcing special services tonight through Easter Sunday. The following churches have reported Easter services to the Tribune:

St. Paul Lutheran Church

106 E. County Road 1100 N.

(49 and 1100N)

Holy Week Services:

Good Friday, 7 p.m.

Holy Saturday -- The Easter Vigil -- 8 p.m.

Easter Sunday: The Feast of the Resurrection of Our Lord; Easter Breakfast -- 7:45 a.m.; Holy Communion -- 9 a.m.

St. Johnís United Church

225 W. Lincoln Avenue

Holy Week Worship Services

Friday, April 19, 12 p.m., Combined Good Friday service

Sunday, April 21 10:30 a.m., Easter Sunday Service, No Sunday school

Augsburg Lutheran Church

100 N. Mineral Springs Rd., Porter

(Corner of Beam Street

& Mineral Springs Road)

Good Friday: The Liturgy Of Good Friday: 6:30 p.m.

Holy Saturday: The Easter Vigil: 7:00 p.m.

Day of the Resurrection (Easter Sunday): Eucharist 8 and 10:30 a.m.; Easter Brunch between services.

Bethlehem Lutheran Church

2050 W CR 1100 N, Chesterton

(1/2 mile West of Highway 49, Next to Dogwood Park)

Good Friday Services at 6:30 p.m., Stations of the Cross, a visual journey of Jesus path to the cross.

Saturday April 20: Vigil Services at 6:30 p.m., pending the weather, service will start outside. Also, first communion celebration for young members

Easter Sunday: 9 a.m. service to celebrate the First Sunday of Easter. After Sunday Worship (around 10:15 a.m.) there will be a childrenís Easter Egg hunt.

St. Francisí Episcopal Church

237 E. 1200 N. (Porter Ave.)

One mile east of Ind. 49

Good Friday Liturgy: Friday, April 19, 6 p.m., traditional Good Friday liturgy including the procession of the Cross and communion from the pre-sanctified.

Easter Vigil and Paschal Candle Lighting: Saturday April 20, 7 p.m., the first celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus, paschal candle lighting and the story of salvation from Genesis to the Resurrection.

Easter Sunday: Sunday, April 21, 10 a.m., the biggest feast of the year!

Open Bible Church

Larry Starett, Pastor

1401 W. Porter Ave., Chesterton

Good Friday Service - 7 p.m.

Easter Morning Service - 10 a.m.

Liberty Bible Church

824 N. Calumet Ave.

Old Ind. 49, North of U.S. 6

Liberty Bible Church is celebrating the risen Christ offering both Good Friday and Easter Sunday worship at its Chesterton campus at 824 N. Calumet Ave., located just north of US Highway 6.

Good Friday: 6 p.m., with childcare for ages 0-5 years; 8 p.m.

Easter Sunday: Worship Center: 8 a.m., with childcare for ages 0-5 years; 9:30 a.m., with ministries for newborn-4th grade; 11 a.m., with ministries for ages 0-5 years; Sacred Ground: 9:30 a.m., with ministries for newborn-4th grade; 11 a.m., with ministries for ages 0-5 years.

St. Patrick Church

638 N. Calumet Road

Good Friday: 3 p.m., Mass; 7 p.m., Stations of the Cross

Holy Saturday: 10 a.m., Easter Basket Blessing; 7 p.m., Vigil Mass

Easter Sunday: Masses, 7 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m.

Chesterton United

Methodist Church

2nd Street and Porter Ave.

Friday: 7 p.m., Good Friday Worship ~ Youth Led

Saturday: 10 a.m., Holy Saturday Worship

Easter Sunday: 8:15 a.m. Sanctuary Worship; 9:30 a.m. Casual Worship (CPH); 10:45 a.m. Sanctuary Worship; 2 p.m. Symphony Service (Symphony)

Porter United

Methodist Church

100 E. Beam Street, Porter

Sunday, April 21: 7 a.m., Easter Sunrise Service (Gazebo); 8 a.m., Breakfast; 9 a.m., Sunday School/Egg Hunt; 10:15 a.m., Easter Celebration Service

Everyone is invited to join members of Porter United Methodist Church at the Hawthorne Park gazebo, located at 500 Ackerman Drive, Porter, for the Duneland Community Easter Sunrise Celebration & Worship Service, at 7 a.m., on Easter morning, April 21.

This gathering will be a celebration which includes the singing of traditional Easter hymns as well as contemporary songs and a homily given by Pastor Liz Lahaie from Porter United Methodist Church.

Holy Communion will be offered to those who wish to partake. In the past, the weather has been chilly, so please dress accordingly.

In addition, there is no seating available in or around the gazebo, so folding chairs are encouraged for those who do not wish to stand during the service. As a courtesy to the Porter Park Department, do not park on the lawn.

Immediately following the service, everyone is invited to return to the fellowship hall of Porter UMC, 100 E. Beam Street & Wagner Road, for a community breakfast. The PUMC congregation hopes everyone will be able to share in this celebration of the resurrection of Christ.


Posted 4/19/2019




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