The following is a list of churches holding special Easter observances across South Mississippi this holiday weekend. For other religion events, see page 5B.
Biloxi First United Methodist Church: Easter Fellowship Breakfast, 9 a.m. Joint Sunday service, 10:30 a.m. Address: 14220 Mississippi 67 N., Biloxi. Details: 354-9136.
Church on the Rock: Community Easter service, 10-11:30 a.m. Jackson County Civic Center, Jackson County Fairgrounds. Worship Arts Ministry will present the drama, “Hello, My name is . . .” Nursery will be provided. Kids Rock for ages 3 years to 5th grade meets in Jackson County Exceptional School with program of puppets, live-action characters and worship. Address: 3901 Chicot Road, Pascagoula. Details: 762-3221.
Coast Community Church: Easter Celebration at 10:30 a.m. Address: 8324 Woolmarket Rd., Biloxi.
DeLisle Mount Zion United Methodist Church: The Easter Story, 10:30 a.m. Address: 6846 Kiln-DeLisle Rd., Pass Christian. Details: 326-6708.
Emmanuel Baptist Church: Easter Sunrise Service, 6:30 a.m. Fellowship breakfast will follow in the church. Address: 341 Rodenberg Ave., Biloxi. Details: 669-9313.
First Presbyterian Church of Gulfport: Easter Service at 11 a.m. in the new church building. Address: 10885 O’Neal Road, Gulfport. Details: 697-8820.
First United Methodist Church of Gulfport: Easter service of the Resurrection & Confirmation: 9:30 a.m. with choirs, brass and soloist Ginger Stevens. Easter Sunday brunch follows. 2301 15th Street, Gulfport. Details: 863-0047.
Gateway United Methodist Church: Sunrise Easter service 7 a.m. (at First Baptist of Lyman); Easter service, 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Address: Corner of U.S. 49 and South Swan Rd., Gulfport. Details: 832-5869.
Grace Lutheran Church: Easter Sunday worship, 10 a.m. Address: 19221 Pineville Road, Long Beach. Details: 864-4248.
Heritage United Methodist Church: Sunrise Easter services at 6:30 a.m., Easter Holy Communion at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Address: 4322 Popp’s Ferry Road, D’Iberville.
Lakeshore Baptist Church: special Easter service, 8:30 a.m. Address: 6028 Lakeshore Road, Lakeshore. Details: 469-0110.
Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd: Easter Holy Communion Service, 10:30 a.m. Address: 2004 Pass Road, Biloxi. Details: 388-5767.
Mercy Seat Missionary Baptist Church: Easter Sunrise Service, 6 a.m., morning service and Easter program, 10:30 a.m. Address: 1541 Pratt Ave. and 20th St., Gulfport. Details: 864-2814.
Mississippi City United Methodist Church: Sunrise Easter service on the beach at Courthouse Road, 6:30 a.m. Details: 209-8283.
Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church: Easter vigil, 7 p.m. today; Easter Masses, 7, 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m., 5 and 8 p.m. (Parish Center); 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m. (Spanish). Address: 2090 Pass Rd., Biloxi. 388-3887388-3887.
St. Mark Episcopal Church: Easter Sunday services at 7:30, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Address: E. Taylor and Cowan Road, Gulfport. Details: 896-7597.
St. Patrick Episcopal Church: Festive Easter Eucharist, 9 a.m. Address: 310 N. Cleveland Ave., Long Beach. Details: 863-7882.
St. Paul United Methodist Church: Community Easter Service, 7 a.m. with the Rev. Willie Holt, pastor of First Missionary Baptist Church, Pass Christian. Details: 326-6707.
St. Thomas Episcopal Church: Easter Holy Eucharist, 8 and 10 a.m. Easter egg hunt, 11 a.m. Address: 5303 Diamondhead Circle, Diamondhead. Details: 255-9213.
Trinity Baptist Church: Special Easter service at 9 a.m. Address: Southern Avenue and Camellia Street, Biloxi.