The following churches will hold Easter events and services this weekend:


FRIDAY, MARCH 30


Faith Church


Faith Church of Sherman will present its Easter musical experience, “He’s Alive!” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Sunday. The program will offer a broad range of musical styles performed by the Faith Church choir. Admission is free and a nursery is provided. Faith Church is located at 1800 Heritage Parkway (Hwy. 1417) in Sherman. For more information, call 903-893-0349 or visit the church website at www.faithchurch.us.


First Baptist Church


SHERMAN — First Baptist Church of Sherman will present its Choir Easter Concert, “I Saw Him” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. People are invited to “Come and meet Jesus face to face this Easter.” First Baptist Church of Sherman is located at 400 S. Travis in Sherman.


Mt. Olive Baptist Church


DENISON — Food, music and fun is offered in the gymnasium Friday. Admission is free. Food will be served from 11 a.m.-noon. An Easter egg hunt will follow from 1:45-2:30 p.m. “Movie and ministry” concludes the day, with food being served at 3 p.m. and the movie, “God’s not Dead 2” beginning at 3:30 p.m. Children under the age of 6 should be supervised by a guardian at least 18 years of age. For information call 903-465-7436. The church is located at 1131 Scullin in Denison.


St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church


SHERMAN — Stations of the Cross will be conducted at noon Friday. The Liturgy of Good Friday will follow at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 404 S. Crockett in Sherman.


First United Methodist Church


WHITESBORO — A Good Friday Tenebrae service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday. The church is located at 122 S. Union in Whitesboro.


SATURDAY, MARCH 31


First Baptist Church


ANNA — A “glow in the dark” egg hunt and barbecue dinner will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday. Families are encouraged to bring baskets. The church is located at 210 W. Third in Anna.


Fusion Bible Church


DURANT, Okla. — Six thousand eggs will be dropped by helicopter at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, near the church’s new property at 1097 Gerlach Drive in Durant. The event is for children 12 and younger, and the field will be divided by age so every child has a chance to collect eggs. There will be a separate area for children 2 years and younger. Pre-drop activities begin at 2:30 p.m. and will include face painting, crafts, food trucks, a photo booth and more. Attendees may Pre-register at www.FusionDurant.com/EggDrop.Fusion


Pin Oaks Christian Fellowship


ANNA — The annual “egg-stravaganza” will be held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Festivities will include egg hunts by age, bounce houses, hayrides, a light lunch and more. Ages and times for egg hunts are: birth-4 years, 11:30 a.m.: kindergarten-2nd grade, 12:30 p.m.; 3rd grade-5th grade, 1:30 p.m. Lunch begins at noon. Pastor and staff will be in the dunking booth throughout the day. The church is located at 2620 County Road 1106 in Anna.


St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church


SHERMAN — The Great Vigil will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday.


SUNDAY, APRIL 1


Antioch Baptist Church


BELLS — A sunrise Easter service will be held at 6:30 a.m. Sunday. The church is located at 455 Pink Hill Road in Bells.


Harmony Baptist Church


SHERMAN — A sunrise Easter service will be held at 6 a.m. Sunday. The church is located at 2111 E. Tuck in Sherman.


Fusion Bible Church


DURANT — Easter worship services will be held at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday with children’s ministry for birth-3rd grade. The church meets at Durant Middle School located at 802 W. Walnut in Durant.


St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church


SHERMAN — An Easter service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.


Legacy Church


PROSPER — Easter worship will be held from 10:30 a.m.-noon Sunday. The church is located at 700 N. Coleman St. in Prosper.


Mt. Pleasant Missionary Church


DENISON — An Easter egg hunt will begin at 8:30 a.m., with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. An Easter service will follow at 10:45 a.m. The church is located at 2401 W. Morton St. in Denison.


First Presbyterian Church


DENISON — An Easter service will be held at 9:45 a.m. Sunday. The church is located at 213 N. Burnett Ave. in Denison.


Grand Avenue Presbyterian Church


SHERMAN — An Easter service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Sunday. The church is located at 901 N. Grand Ave. in Sherman.


Denison Ministerial Alliance


DENISON — A sunrise Easter service will be held at 7 a.m. Sunday at Heritage Park. Heritage Park is located at 320 W. Main St. in Denison.


Sherman Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance


SHERMAN — A sunrise Easter service will be held at 6 a.m. Sunday at Harmony Baptist Church. The church is located at 2111 E. Tuck St. in Sherman.


First United Methodist Church


VAN ALSTYNE — An Easter egg hunt for children 5th grade and under will be held from 10-11 a.m. Sunday. Families are encouraged to bring baskets or bags for family pictures in front of the outdoor Easter cross. Easter worship services will begin at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Children’s church is available for children 3 years to 3rd grade. Nursery is available for infants to 3 years. The church is located at 303 S. Preston St. in Van Alstyne.


Virginia Point United Methodist Church


SAVOY — An Easter service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, followed by lunch and an Easter egg hunt. The church is located north of Savoy/Bells at 1386 County Road 1200.


Lakeway United Methodist Church


POTTSBORO — A sunrise service will be held at 6:45 a.m. Additional Easter services will follow at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. The church is located at 15015 N. State Hwy. 289 in Pottsboro just north of Brookshires.


First Baptist Church


SHERMAN — An Easter worship service will begin at 10:45 a.m. Sunday. The church is located at 400 S. Travis in Sherman.


First United Methodist Church


WHITESBORO — A Good Friday Tenebrae service will be held at 7 p.m. tonight. Easter worship services are set for for 8:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday. The church is located at 122 S. Union in Whitesboro.


Southside Baptist Church


DENISON — An Easter worship service will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will include the choir cantata, “Blessed Redeemer.” An Easter egg hunt for the 2 year-3rd grade will follow. The church is located at 3500 S. Park Avenue in Denison.


Leap of Faith Church


POTTSBORO — A service of candlelight and communion will be held in the Pottsboro Middle School cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. this evening. An Easter worship service joyful music, familiar Bible readings and fragrant Easter lilies will begin at 11 a.m. The church meets in the Pottsboro Middle School cafeteria located at 521 E. Hwy 120 in Pottsboro.


Trinity Lighthouse Church


DENISON — Easter worship services will be held at 8:30 a.m. and 10:50 a.m. Sunday. The church is located at 2914 W. Spur 503 in Denison.


Progressive Baptist Church


SHERMAN — A Resurrection Sunday service will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday. The church is located at 1101 East Houston in Sherman.


Mt. Olive Baptist Church


DENISON — An Easter worship service will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday.


Red River Unitarian Universalist Church


DENISON — An Easter concert will be presented 11:15 a.m. Sunday, featuring flutist Cornell Kinderknecht. Kinderknecht is an award-winning recording artist and performer of flutes and other woodwind instruments from around the world. He has performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City, the Myerson Symphony Center in Dallas and other notable venues. The church is located at 515 N. Burnett Ave. in Denison.