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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Lutheran women make 100 quilts

Women from the United Lutheran Church continue the longstanding tradition of producing 100 quilts for Lutheran World Relief. The group has done well this year, producing 74 quilts so far.
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Concordia University choir to perform

EAST WENATCHEE — Kammerchor, Concordia University Wisconsin’s select touring choir, will perform at 7 p.m. March 12 at Faith Lutheran Church, 171 Eastmont Ave., East Wenatchee. The choir’s appearance is part of its 2018 spring tour. There is no cost to attend, but a freewill offering will be collected. For more information, call the church at 884-7623.
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Lutheran church hosts soup suppers

At Waterville’s United Lutheran Church, soup suppers are a cornerstone of the Lenten season. The first of five Wednesday night soup suppers was held at the church Feb. 21.
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Altar Society hosts pancake supper

The Altar Society of St. Joseph Catholic Church hosted its annual Shrove Tuesday pancake supper Feb. 13 at the church.
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