Update for April 17, 2014
~ Easter week services ~
Churches across the county have provided their schedules for Easter Week, commemorating the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Anvil Herald staff made every effort to contact churches in the area, and the following list is as complete as we could make it.
In addition, a list of area churches, their locations and regular weekly service information is published each week in Section C.
Hondo / Quihi
• Church on the Hill– Easter Sunday 10 a.m.
• First Baptist Church of Hondo–Easter Sunday 11 a.m.
• First United Methodist Church of Hondo– Good Friday 6:30 p.m.; Easter Sunday 10:45 a.m. service, 9:30 a.m. brunch and 10 a.m. egg hunt.
• Hondo Church of Christ–Easter Sunday 10:30 a.m., 6 p.m.
• New Fountain United Methodist Church– Holy Thursday 7 p.m.; Good Friday 7 p.m.; Easter Sunday 7 a.m. sunrise service at Jim and Tina Stiles’ home, 2785 CR 341; 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. services in church sanctuary, with brunch served at 9:45 a.m., egg hunt 10 a.m.
• Western Heritage Bible Church– Easter Sunday 8 a.m., 1014 18th St., Hondo.
• Quihi Bethlehem Lutheran Church– Holy Thursday noon and 7 p.m.; Good Friday noon and 7 p.m.; Sunday 7 a.m. and 10 a.m.; breakfast at 9 a.m.
• St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church– Holy Thursday 7 p.m.; Good Friday Youth “Way of the Cross” 1:30 p.m. - meet at Loading Dock, 6 p.m. Spanish service, 7:30 p.m. English service; Saturday Easter Vigil Mass 8:30 p.m.; Easter Sunday 8 a.m. Spanish Mass, 10 a.m. English Mass.
• St. Paul Lutheran Church–Maundy Thursday 7 p.m. service with Communion; Good Friday 7 p.m. Tenebrae service; Easter Sunday 7 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. with 8:15 a.m. breakfast.
• Cowboy Church in God’s Country - Easter Sunday 11 a.m. Passover meal and Communion.
Castroville / La Coste / Mico
• First Baptist Church of Castroville– Easter Sunday 7 a.m, 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. services with breakfast before each service; 10 a.m. helicopter egg drop.
• Grace Community Church–Easter Sunday 10:30 a.m.
• Jesus Church– Easter Sunday 10 a.m.
• Medina Valley United Methodist Church– Holy Thursday 6:30 p.m.; Good Friday 6:30 p.m.; Saturday 9:15 a.m. community wide egg hunt; Easter Sunday 10:30 a.m.
• St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church– Friday 7 p.m.; Saturday 8:30 p.m. Vigil Mass; Easter Sunday 9 a.m. Mass.
• St. Louis Catholic Church–Holy Thursday 7 p.m. Mass; Good Friday 3 and 7 p.m. ; Saturday 9 p.m. Easter Vigil; Sunday 8 and 10:30 a.m. Masses.
• Zion Lutheran Church–Maundy Thursday 7 p.m.; Good Friday 7 p.m.; Easter Sunday 10 a.m., preceded by 8 a.m. breakfast.
D’Hanis / Yancey
• Holy Cross Catholic Church– Holy Thursday 7 p.m. Mass; Good Friday 2:45 p.m. Stations of the Cross, 7 p.m. service; Saturday 8 p.m. Easter Vigil; Easter Sunday 9 a.m. Mass.
• Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church– Good Friday 11 a.m. - Stations of the Cross, 12 noon - 7 Last Words, 6 p.m. - Play, 7 p.m. - service, 8 p.m. - Procession; Saturday 8:30 p.m. Easter Vigil; Easter Sunday 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. 12 p.m. Mass.
• Yancey United Methodist Church and First Baptist Church - Easter Sunday 7 a.m. Sunrise Service at First Baptist, followed by breakfast.
Sabinal / Knippa / Vanderpool
• St. Joseph’s Catholic Church– Holy Thursday 5:30 p.m. confessions, 6 p.m. Mass; Saturday 8:30 p.m. Easter Vigil.
• St. Mary’s Catholic Church–Easter Sunday 9 a.m. Mass.
• St. Patrick’s Catholic Church– Holy Thursday 8:30 p.m. Mass, with Adoration to follow; Good Friday noon - Stations of the Cross, 7 p.m. service; Saturday 10:30 p.m. Easter Vigil; Easter Sunday 11 a.m. Mass.
• Devine Christian Church–Easter Sunday 10:30 a.m.
• Divine Saviour Lutheran Church– Holy Thursday 7:30 p.m.; Sunday 10:30 a.m.
• First Christian Church-Disciples of Christ–Sunday 10:45 a.m.
• St. Joseph Catholic Church–Holy Thursday 7 p.m. Last Supper, Adoration of Blessed Sacrament after Mass until midnight; Good Friday 6 p.m. service, 7 p.m. Spanish Pesame; Saturday 8:30 p.m. Easter Vigil Mass; Easter Sunday 7:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Mass.
• St. Matthias Episcopal Church - Good Friday 5 p.m Evening prayer with Stations of the Cross; Easter Sunday 9 a.m. service with Holy Eucharist followed by egg hunt.
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