‘Blessing of Bikes’ ceremony April 28

EAST WENATCHEE — The third annual “Blessing of the Bikes” event will be held April 28 at Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 1315 8th St. N.E., East Wenatchee. The event is open to all motorcycle groups, individual riders and their families and friends. Riders should assemble in the church parking lot at 9:15 a.m. The non-denominational blessing ceremony, performed by Father Seamus...
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Orondo church holding rummage sale April 14

ORONDO — The Orondo Community Church will host a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 14. The event is scheduled to be held outdoors but will be moved inside in the event of inclement weather. Items will include clothing, toys, children’s car seats, strollers, furniture, vases and more. Proceeds will go toward new sound equipment for the church and for the Vacation Bible School...
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Mansfield celebrates Easter

Mansfield celebrated Easter weekend the old fashioned way with an Easter egg hunt on March 31 and then on April 1 with an Easter sunrise service and breakfast.
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Pictorial Past | Quilting for a cause

United Lutheran Church quilters display one of the quilts they made in 1979 for Lutheran World Relief.
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Local churches prepare to celebrate Holy Week and Easter

The three Waterville churches and the Orondo Community Church have special events planned for both Holy Week and Easter.
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Christian Passover Seder service

EAST WENATCHEE — Shalom Church will celebrate a Christian Passover Seder on March 29. The service will begin at 6 p.m. at the church, 1052 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call 421-2276.
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Church invites community to Family Discovery Carnival

EAST WENATCHEE — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will host a Family Discovery Carnival on March 24. The free event is open to the public and will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the church located at 667 10th St. N.E. For those interested in researching their ancestors, the carnival will feature demonstrations of family history software and nationally-recognized RootsTech videos...
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Easter egg hunt on March 25

EAST WENATCHEE — The City of East Wenatchee and Fred Meyer are hosting a community Easter egg hunt March 25 at Eastmont Community Park for kids up to age 10. The park is located at 255 N. Georgia Ave. The event begins at 2 p.m. and will go until 4 p.m. or when the eggs run out, whichever comes first. Tickets cost $1 each, and each ticket is good for seven eggs in one of four age groups and a...
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Pastor retires to pursue his passion

By Darlene Paterson Empire Press Correspondent Pastor Myron Vierra retired from 20 years of ministry at Living Hope Community Church in Wenatchee last October. But retirement was not really in his sights. Instead, he jumped at an opportunity to pursue further ministry by joining a networking group called Accelerate, part of a larger organization named Christian Resource Ministries (CRM). It is a...
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Breakfast for men and boys at the Federated Church

The Waterville Federated Church will host its first men's and boy's breakfast from 8 to 9 a.m. March 17.
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