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Easter Sunday Services

From Holy Communion to egg coloring, GLBT-welcoming churches will joyously observe Easter Sunday

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CHURCH OF THE EPIPHANY is asking you to join on the fun of coloring eggs on Saturday, April 7, between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., to be handed out to guests at the Welcome Table on Easter Sunday. To do so, contact Maria Hunter at For list of events at the Church of the Epiphany, located at 1317 G St., NW, visit

OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL, an open and affirming Catholic mission, hosts ”The Great Easter Vigil,” at 7 p.m., on Saturday, April 7, followed by ”Easter Sunday” event, at 7 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 12:15 p.m., at the Historic Congressional Cemetery, 1801 E St., SE. For more information visit

STERLING OAKS COMMERCE CENTER hosts ”Easter & the Goddess of Spring,” at 10:30 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 8, at the Sterling Oaks Commerce Center, 22135 Davis Dr., in Sterling, Va., featuring an Easter egg hunt and service by Rev. Matthew McNaught. For more information visit

CHRIST CHURCH & WASHINGTON PARISH‘s Easter Sunday itinerary kicks off with Holy Communion at 8:15 a.m., followed by a Festive Breakfast at 9:30 a.m., Holy Communion at 11 a.m., and a Festive Reception and Easter Egg Hunt at 12:15 p.m., on Sunday, April 8, at 620 G Street, SE. For more information visit

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LINCOLN TEMPLE‘s Joyful Easter Sunday service, featuring special music by the Lincoln Temple Chorus, the Faith UCC Youth Chorus, a special word from Pastor Nathan Harris, and Holy Communion. Worship at 11 a.m., songs of praise at 10:30 a.m. Lincoln Temple United Church of Christ, 1701 11th St. NW. For more information call 202-288-4699, visit

ALL SOULS D.C. hosts ”The Sunday of the Resurrection — Easter Day” with a Holy Eucharist at 8:30 a.m., on Sunday, April 8, followed by an Easter egg hunt in the front lawn at 10 a.m., among other itinerary, at 2300 Cathedral Ave., NW. For more information visit