Churches plan sunrise services to celebrate Easter

first_img Following the Easter Sunrise Service, those in attendance are invited to breakfast at Brundidge Station.An Easter Sunrise Service will also be held at Green Hills Funeral Home in Troy at 7 a.m. with the Rev. Lamont Herrington delivering the Easter message. Following the sunrise service, refreshments and breakfast will be available for the attendees. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Easter sunrise services are traditional around the world and most of them are “traditional.” However, here in Pike County, one of the Easter sunrise services will be different from most others.Riders from The Burning Bush Cowboy Church will mount their horses at 5 a.m. on Easter Sunday and escort a cross-carrying donkey along U.S. Highway 231 south of Troy to the cowboy church near Cattleman Park. Skip Book Nook to reopen Published 10:22 pm Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Email the author “At 7 o’clock on Friday night, we’ll show ‘The Passion of Christ’ at the church,” Walker said. “On Saturday, we’ll have games and activities for all ages. If people want to bring their horses and ride with us on Saturday, they are welcome. We’ll have a nighttime Easter egg hunt for kids where we hide the eggs out in the pasture and they hunt them with flashlights. It’s a lot of fun and everybody is invited.”Other Easter Sunrise Services are held around the county.The City of Brundidge has been hosting Easter Sunrise Services for a decade or more.  In recent years, the community-wide sunrise service has been held at Bulldog Stadium. This year’s service will be at 6:30 a.m. at the stadium with the Rev. Ed Shirley, pastor of Brundidge United Methodist Church, delivering the Easter message.In the event of inclement weather, the service will be held at Brundidge Station on South Main Street. Sponsored Content You Might Like Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By The Penny Hoardercenter_img Church pastor Alvie Walker said the cross-bearing donkey is symbolic of the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter Morning. “We’ll have about 10 riders who will saddle up and ride up to South Alabama Electric Co-op,” Walker said. “From there, we will escort the donkey to the church on Parron Church Road. We’ll tie up our horses and hold our Easter Service around the campfire and then have breakfast.”Walker said the public is invited to attend the Easter sunrise service at The Burning Bush Cowboy Church as well as the activities on Friday night and Saturday. Latest Stories Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Print Article By Jaine Treadwell MEMORIAL MYRTLES: Master Gardeners honor late member Elaine Blair with trees The Pike County Master Gardeners braved the stiff and chilly winds early Tuesday to plant two crepe myrtle trees on… read more Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Churches plan sunrise services to celebrate Easter Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more