Easter programs for this weekend
From Staff Reports
ALCOA FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 617 Gilbert st., alcoa
Sunday: Sunrise service, 6:45 a.m. at Alcoa Middle School parking lot. Easter celebration, 8:30 and 10:45 a.m.
BAKER'S CREEK PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 5501 nine mile road, maryville
Sunday: Sunrise service at Pine Grove Presbyterian. Baker’s Creek will host a breakfast after the sunrise service.
BIRCHFIELD BAPTIST CHURCH, 4331 Calderwood Highway, Maryville
Sunday: Sunrise Service is set for 7 a.m.
CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 100 S. Rankin Road, Alcoa
Today-Sunday: The church choir and orchestra will present “Forever Triumphant!” at 7 p.m. today and at 6:15 p.m. Sunday.
CENTRAL BAPTIST CHURCH, 962 Springbrook Road, Alcoa
Sunday: The church will have an Easter Sunrise Service at 7 a.m. No service Sunday evening.
CENTRAL POINT BAPTIST CHURCH, 3617 Central Point Road, Rockford
Sunday: Sunrise service is set for 7 p.m., with breakfast following. Resurrection Sunday service will begin at 10:45 a.m. and Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.
CHILHOWEE PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH, (red Top). Happy Valley
Sunday: The church will present its Easter Drama and Musical, “From Cradle to Cross to Crown” at 6 p.m.
CITY VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH, 2311 Fine Ave., Knoxville
Today: Annual Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m. to noon. Events include a Veggie Tales movie, stories, crafts, prizes and an egg hunt for each age group, birth through fifth grade. A free hot dog lunch will be served at noon.
FAIRVIEW UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 2508 Old Niles Ferry Road, Maryville
Sunday: “Sonrise” service at 6:30 a.m. Breakfast will begin at 7:15 a.m. Resurrection worship services - 8:30 and 11 a.m.
GRACE MEMORIAL CHURCH, 504 E. Lincoln Road, Alcoa
Today: The church will host an Easter Egg Hunt beginning at 2 p.m.
Sunday: Easter Sunrise Service will begin at 6:30 a.m. Breakfast will follow, and the morning worship service is at 10:30 a.m.
GRAY RIDGE BAPTIST CHURCH, 2527 South Carver Road, Maryville
Sunday: A Sunrise service is set for 6:45 a.m.
GREENBACK FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 6790 Morganton Road, Greenback
Today: An Easter Egg Hunt is planned for 1 p.m.
Sunday: A sunrise service is planned for 6:30 a.m. at Pine Grove Cemetery.
HAPPY VALLEY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 6450 Happy Valley Road, Tallassee
Sunday: Easter Sunrise Service at 7 a.m. Breakfast will follow at the Community Center.
HARMONY CHAPEL INDEPENDENT FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH, 718 Gethsemane Road, Maryville
Sunday: J.C. Millard will preach at the 7 a.m. Easter Sunrise Service.
HILLCREST BAPTIST CHURCH, 3504 Laws Chapel Road, Maryville
Sunday: The adult choir will present “The King is Coming,” at the 10:30 a.m. service.
HILLVIEW BAPTIST CHURCH, 2759 Mentor Road, Louisville
Sunday: The Rev. Buster Gibson will preach during the 7 a.m. Easter Sunrise Service. Breakfast to follow. A special Easter service is set for 10:30 a.m. No evening service.
HOPEWELL BAPTIST CHURCH, 526 Hopewell Road, Maryville
Sunday: The church will have a Sunrise Service beginning at 7 a.m. Breakfast will follow in the Fellowship Hall. Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.m., and worship service, 10:15 a.m. No evening service.
KEEBLE'S CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 443 Cold Springs Road, Walland
Sunday: A sunrise service is set for 7 a.m. A 9 a.m. Community Cross Walk will start at Oak View Baptist Church, 444 Temple Road, Maryville, and end at Keeble’s Chapel. Morning worship service is 10:45 a.m. No evening service.
KNOB ROAD MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 2023 Knob Road, Maryville
Sunday: Easter Sunday Sunrise Service will begin at 7 a.m. No Sunday School. Regular Sunday Service will be held at 11 a.m.
LIBERTY BAPTIST CHURCH, 6501 Howard School Road, Maryville
Sunday: Sunrise service will begin at 6:40 a.m. A breakfast will follow. The worship service will begin at 10:45 a.m. No Sunday School.
LONE OAK BAPTIST CHURCH, 831 W. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville
Sunday: Easter Sunrise service will be at 7 a.m., with a country breakfast to follow. Sunday School will be at 9:30 a.m. Pastor Delbert Raines will give the Esther message at the 10:30 a.m. service. An Easter Egg hunt for the children will follow the service.
MAPLE GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH, 3201 Carpenters Grade Road, Maryville
Sunday: Easter Sunrise Service, 7 p.m. Breakfast will be served following the service. Sunday School is at 9:30 a.m., and Worship at 10:30 a.m. The evening service is cancelled.
MARBLE HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 860 Marble Hill Road, Friendsville
Today: A children’s Easter Celebration, featuring an Easter egg hunt and Bible story telling, will begin at noon. For more information, call 995-1799 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday: The church will conduct three Easter worship services: 6:30 a.m. Sunrise Service at Land of Vision; 8:45 a.m. early morning worship; and 10:45 a.m. worship service. The 8:45 and 10:45 a.m. services will feature both contemporary and traditional music. Children’s church will also be offered. Visit www.marble-hill.org.
MEADOWBROOK BAPTIST CHURCH, 1104 Mcarthur Road, Maryville
Today: Easter Sunrise service to be held at 7 a.m. Guest speaker is David Arwood.
MOUNT SINAI BAPTIST CHURCH 1902 Creason Road, Maryville
Today and Sunday: “He’s Alive!,” an Easter Drama Easter Drama, at 7 both nights. For more information, call 982-2606. Parental discretion is advised.
NEW BEGINNINGS WORSHIP CENTER. 6501 Highway 411 S., Greenback
Sunday: The drama, “Temptation,” will be performed at the worship center at 11 a.m. Go to new-beginningsworshipcenter.org.
NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH, 605 Dotson Memorial Road, Maryville
Sunday: The worship choir and drama team will present “Living Pictures,” the life and ministry of Christ through music and living scenes, including the crucifixion and resurrection, at 6 p.m. Nursery provided.
OAKLAND BAPTIST CHURCH, 3501 Old Niles Ferry Highway, Maryville
Sunday: The Rev. Gary Hawley will preach at a 7 a.m. Sunrise service. Breakfast will follow. For more information, call 856-8004.
PARKWAY BAPTIST CHURCH, 115 Mccarter Road, Townsend
Sunday: The Rev. Wayne Black will preach at the 7 a.m. service.
PLEASANT HILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 503 Pleasant Hill Road, Maryville
Today: Easter Egg hunt will begin at 11 a.m.
Sunday: Easter cantata will be presented at the 10:40 a.m. worship service.
POWER & PRAISE TABERNACLE 501 McGinley Street, Maryville
Sunday: special “sonrise” service 6 a.m. For more information, call 983-3774.
ST. JOHN MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 178 Bessie Harvey Ave., Alcoa
Sunday: Easter Sunrise Service, 6:45 a.m. Morning service at 10:45.
ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 429 Sandy Springs Road, Maryville
Today-Sunday: Holy Saturday, 8 p.m., Vigil of Easter Service, which will be a joint service with St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church at St. Paul Lutheran; and a Festival Services of Easter at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
VILLAGE BAPTIST CHURCH, 117 Main Road, Eagleton Village
Today: Easter Egg Hunt at 4:30 p.m.
WEST MARYVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH, 810 W. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville
Sunday: Sunrise service is 7:30 a.m. with a fellowship breakfast following. Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.m. and worship service at 10:30 a.m. The church will join Lone Oak Baptist Church at 6 p.m. for an Easter Musical, “The King is Coming. Lone Oak Baptist Church is located at 831 W. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville.
ZION CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH, 3334 Zion Chapel Road, Louisville
Sunday: Sunrise service at 6:30 a.m., followed by big county breakfast. Special Easter service will be held at 10:30 a.m.