In celebration of Easter, local churches are hosting a variety of services and events this week. Among the upcoming events are:
Community Holy Week, April 18-22
The Winder First United Methodist Church will host Community Holy Week Services at noon in the sanctuary and 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. A complimentary sandwich lunch and dinner are offered after each service.
Thursday, April 21: Father Leo Holleran , St. Matthews Catholic Church, is the noon speaker. A Resurrection Eggs Event will be that evening preceding the Maundy Thursday Tenebrae Services at 8 p.m.
Friday, April 22: Rev. Alfred Hazel, White Oak Spring Baptist Church, will speak at noon. There will be no evening speaker.
Speakers earlier in the week were: Rev. Terry Tippens, WFUMC, April 18 at noon and Rev. John Talley, First Baptist Church Winder, at 6;30 p.m. Tuesday speakers were Rev. Talley, noon and Rev. Alfred Hazel at 6:30 p.m.
Maunday Thursday Services, April 21
Bethlehem First United Methodist Church: 7 p.m. at the BFUMC Cemetery.
Tenebrae Services, Friday, April 22
Auburn First Baptist Church: 7:30 p.m.
Bethlehem First United Methodist Church: 7 p.m. in the worship center.