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March 30, 2013

Church notes

Easter services

Belleville Congregational Church, 300 High St., Newburyport

Ecumenical Easter Sunrise Service: 5:30 a.m., at the first Pavilion on the left, Salisbury Reservation, with Central Congregational Church and East Parish Methodist Church of Salisbury. Breakfast afterward at the Methodist Church.

Easter morning worship: 10 a.m. in the Meeting House.

Central Congregational Church, 14 Titcomb St., Newburyport

Sunrise Service at Salisbury Beach Reservation (first parking lot). Join Central Congregational, Belleville, People’s United Methodist, East Parish United Methodist and the Salvation Army for a sunrise service at 6:15 a.m.

Easter services at 9 and 11 a.m. Arrive 20 minutes before either service to hear a brass prelude of celebratory music. The service features music for choir, organ and brass. The 9 a.m. service includes the Flowering of the Cross. The 11 a.m. service will include an American Sign Language interpreter.

First Parish Church, 20 High Road, Newbury

Easter Sunday service at 10 a.m.

First Religious Society, 26 Pleasant St., Newburyport

Easter Sunday: Worship at 10:30 a.m.

Hope Community Church, 11 Hale St., Newburyport

Easter Sunday: Worship at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

Main Street Congregational Church, 145 Main St., Amesbury

Easter Sunday sunrise service at 6 a.m. in Alliance Park.

Easter Sunday worship at 10 a.m.

Market Street Baptist Church, 37 Market Street, Amesbury

Easter Sunday: Worship, 10 a.m.

Immaculate Conception Parish, Newburyport

Holy Saturday: Easter Vigil — gather at 7:30 p.m.

Easter Sunday: 7:15 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and noon. There is no 5:30 p.m. Liturgy on Easter Sunday.

Merrimacport United Methodist Church, 39 High St., Merrimac

Holy Saturday: Prayer Vigil open 7a.m.-7 p.m. for quiet reflection and prayer.

Merrimac Easter Sunrise Service: on the River at Carey Park, at 111 River Road, 6:30 a.m., hosted by the churches of Merrimac: Pilgrim Congregational, Merrimacport United Methodist and Holy Redeemer Catholic churches.

Easter morning worship at 11 a.m. Nursery provided.

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