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Kids run out onto the lawn to collect Easter eggs Saturday, March 27 at the First Baptist Church of Augusta. Hundreds came to collect 12,000 plastic eggs filled with candy, enjoy food and fun activities.   Corey Perrine/Staff
Corey Perrine/Staff
Kids run out onto the lawn to collect Easter eggs Saturday, March 27 at the First Baptist Church of Augusta. Hundreds came to collect 12,000 plastic eggs filled with candy, enjoy food and fun activities.

There are plenty of ways to celebrate this Holy Week. Take a look at these events below, and add your own by leaving a comment or e-mailing


Good Friday crosswalk: 10 a.m. to noon today  , starts in the Burns Methodist Church parking lot; 1-mile walk with stops for praise and scripture
Passion Play: 4:30 p.m. Friday, Marvin United Methodist Church

Easter egg hunt: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Marvin United Methodist Church
Easter egg hunt: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Mosaic United Methodist Church
Easter egg hunt and Story: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Grace Fellowship
South Carolina railroad museum easter bunny eggspress train rides: 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday, S.C. Hwy. 34 at Industrial Park Road, Winnsboro, S.C.; $10 ages 12 and up, $7 ages 1-11, $15 first-class ticket for all ages, (803) 635-9893, (803) 635-4242,
Easter egg hunt: 10 a.m. Saturday, Grovetown United Methodist Church, Grovetown
Community Easter egg hunt: 11 a.m. Saturday, May Park, 622 Fourth St.; for ages 12 and under; hunt more than 10,000 eggs; children's activities and giveaways;
Easter egg hunt: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Woodridge Baptist Church, North Augusta
Easter egg hunt: 2 p.m. Saturday, Eastview Community Center, Aiken Street
youth Easter explosion: 7 p.m. Saturday, New Life Worship Center, Hephzibah


Sunrise service: 6 a.m. Sunday, Old Storm Branch Baptist, Clearwater.
Sunrise Service: 7 a.m. Sunday, Whole Life Ministries; followed by an Adult Choir Presentation at 10:30 a.m.
Easter services: 7 a.m. Sunday, Bellevue Memorial Park, Wrightsboro Road; Easter Celebration Service: 11 a.m. Grovetown United Methodist Church, Grovetown
Easter sunrise ecumenical service: 7 a.m. Sunday, Jessye Norman Amphitheater, Riverwalk Augusta
Community Easter sunrise service: 7 a.m. Sunday, Pineview Memorial Gardens, 450 W. Five Notch Road
Sunrise service: 7 a.m. Sunday, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Edgefield; breakfast follows; no 10 a.m. service
Easter sonrise services: 7 a.m. Sunday, Westover Cemetery, combined St. Mark, Aldersgate and Woodlawn United Methodist churches service
Easter services: 7 a.m. Sunday, St. Phillip Baptist Church, Langley
Sunrise service: 7 a.m. Sunday, Woodridge Baptist Church, North Augusta; regular services at 11 a.m.
Sunrise Service: 7 a.m. Sunday at the Prayer Garden at Marvin United Methodist Church; regular services 8:45 and 11 a.m.
Easter services: 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Church School preceding, Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church
Easter services: 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Freedom Fellowship
resurrection celebration service: 11 a.m. Sunday, Springfield Baptist Church
Easter musical: 6 p.m. Sunday, New Life Worship Center, Hephzibah

Community Easter sunrise service: 7 a.m. Sunday, with Mosaic United Methodist Church and First Baptist Church of Evans, at the Columbia County Amphitheater behind the Columbia County Library
Easter sunrise service: 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Fort Gordon's Freedom Park on Rice Road
Easter sunrise service: 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Harlem United Methodist and Harlem Baptist churches at the field between the two churches on West Milledgeville Road

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mstmd31 03/31/10 - 10:51 pm
Saturday April 3 Hephzibah

Saturday April 3

Hephzibah Baptist Church is having an Easter egg hunt for kids 5th grade and below. The youth is also having a fundraiser for camp by washing cars. 11:30 until


Community sunrise service at Brothersville Cemetary on Mims Rd, followed by a community breakfast at Hephzibah Methodist church it is also a fundraiser for their youth. Hephzibah Baptist has a Traditional Service at 9 am and a Contemporary service at 11 everyone is welcome.

grovetownman 04/01/10 - 11:08 am
Crossbridge Baptist Church is

Crossbridge Baptist Church is having a Easter Egg hunt this Sat. starting at 11:30. There will be a short story time, an egg hunt, and then a hot dog lunch. Come out and join us.

revscottep 04/01/10 - 05:40 pm
Trinity on the Hill UMC

Trinity on the Hill UMC offers:
Good Friday service featuring music and drama, April 2, 7:00—8:00 p.m.
Easter Sunday worship services, April 4, 8:30 and 11:00 a.m.
All services listed above will take place in the Sanctuary. More information about the church located at 1330 Monte Sane Avenue (near Augusta State University) may be found at

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