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April 5, 2014

Church news

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The performance will include pieces from Haydn’s “Creation,” Mendelssohn’s “Elijah,” the Vivaldi “Gloria,” the Verdi “Requiem,” and Handel’s “Messiah.” Stephen Roger Kitts II, of Galveston, will be among the singers.

The event is free to the public, but a freewill offering will be taken for the opera company.

First Congregational Church

The church, 505 W. Mulberry St., is hosting a Lenten Series focusing on teachings from the “Son of God” movie at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday evenings. The evenings begin with a free soup and salad dinner at 6:15, followed by the lesson and small group discussions from 7 to 8 p.m. Child care is available by calling the church office at 765-452-8285.

Fountain of Life Word and Worship Center

An appreciation celebration honoring Jasmine Parker, a church musician, will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at the church, 611 E. Jackson St. LaToshia Lynne Glenn Johnson of Emmanuel Christian Fellowship Center in Indianapolis will be the speaker.

Fountain of Life will observe Holy Week with programs at 5 p.m. April 14 through April 17. There will be a Good Friday celebration at noon April 18. An Easter egg hunt will be April 19 at a time not yet determined.

Church Mother Elizabeth Jones will be honored at 4 p.m. April 27 at an appreciation service.

For more information, call the church at 765-236-0499.

Grace United Methodist Church

Holy Week services have been announced by the church, 219 W. Mulberry St.

Palm Sunday services will be at 8:15 a.m., 9:25 a.m., and 11:11 a.m. April 13. A children’s Easter egg hunt will be 10:30 a.m. April 13.

Maundy Thursday will be observed from 6 to 8 p.m. April 17 with an open communion format in the chapel. Worshippers may drop by the church at any time between those hours at their convenience.

Grace Church will host a Good Friday service, including congregations from Galveston, Main Street, Shiloh, and St. Luke’s United Methodist Churches, at 7 p.m. April 18.

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