Religion calendar 4/4/09

Saturday, April 4, 2009



David Patillo performs at Bethany Baptist Church.

When: 6:30 p.m. today

Where: 1712 Randol Ave., Cape Girardeau


The chancel choir cantata "Come, Touch the Robe" at Centenary United Methodist Church features an 18-piece orchestra and KFVS12 anchor Jim Burns.

When: 8:45 a.m., Sunday

Where: 300 N. Ellis St., Cape Girardeau

Mini musical

First Baptist Church holds its Palm Sunday service featuring the mini-musical "The Crown and the Cross."

When: 10:45 a.m. Sunday

Where: 1289 Lexington Ave., Cape Girardeau

Good Friday cantata

The Grace United Methodist Church chancel choir presents its service of light, "The Weeping Tree."

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: 521 Caruthers Ave., Cape Girardeau

EASTER events

Kids event

An "all-around Easter" featuring an Easter egg hunt at Centenary United Methodist Church.

When: 3 p.m. today

Where: 300 N. Ellis St., Cape Girardeau


First Baptist Church hosts its Easter pageant.

When: 7 p.m. today, 3 p.m. Sunday

Where: 212 S. High St., Jackson

Procession of palms

A Palm Sunday service at Grace United Methodist Church includes a procession of palms by children and communion.

When: 9 a.m. Sunday

Where: 521 Caruthers Ave., Cape Girardeau

Maundy Thursday

St. Mark Lutheran Church holds this worship service on the Thursday before Easter.

When: 7 p.m. Thursday

Where: 1900 Cape LaCroix Road, Cape Girardeau

Easter Revival

Evangelist Billy Carter from Jonesboro, Ill., and the Rev. Jack Owens help celebrate the holiday.

When: 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Where: New Life Gospel Center, 401 Oak St., Scott City

Candlelight communion service

A candlelight communion service highlights Maundy Thursday at Grace United Methodist Church.

When: 7 p.m. Thursday

Where: 521 Caruthers Ave., Cape Girardeau

Abbey Road Christian happenings

Abbey Road Christian Church holds Palm Sunday services, Lenten breakfasts featuring a devotional and Maundy Thursday lamb dinner with wine and vesper service with communion.

When: Palm Sunday services at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Lenten breakfasts from 7 to 8 a.m. Monday through Friday, and Maundy Thursday at 6 p.m. Thursday.

Where: 1411 Abbey Road, Cape Girardeau


Vincentian Marian Youth meeting

The "Hunger Takes No Vacation" food drive extends through April. Bring nonperishable food items, clothing or used books.

When: 6 p.m. Sunday

Where: Shrine Church, Perryville, Mo.

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