WEST SEATTLE EASTER & MORE LIST, 2017

UPDATED 4/16/2017 with additions as well as removal of what’s now past

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WEST SEATTLE EGG HUNTS, DECORATING, ETC.
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(WSB photo from April 2014 egg hunt at West Seattle Thriftway)

SUNDAY, APRIL 16: Egg hunt during West Seattle Farmers’ Market, 10 am-2 pm (California SW between SW Oregon and SW Alaska)

SUNDAY, APRIL 16: Arbor Heights Community Church is hosting an Easter egg hunt for the community at ARK Park in Arbor Heights (SW 102nd St & 42nd Ave SW) at 11:45 am

SUNDAY, APRIL 16: Some other churches have egg hunts before/after Easter services – see below

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WEST SEATTLE EASTER SERVICES, HOLY WEEK SCHEDULES
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If churches have sent us their schedules, we’ll publish them in full; otherwise, we’re linking to websites with Holy Week/Easter schedules. We’ll continue updating, so you’re welcome to send yours – editor@westseattleblog.com

TIBBETTS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (3940 41st SW; WSB sponsor)

We will have our rainbow labyrinth up all during Holy Week as a place of meditation and centering. See below for days and times.

April 16 – Easter Sunday – HE is RISEN!
8:30 – 9 am – Easter Meditative Service, Parlor
Join us for our Easter Sunday at 8:30 am for a Meditative Service – follow the signs to the Parlor. It will be a time of meditation and prayer, readings and music that lasts 30 minutes. We hope you will come and find this time of slowing down to be with yourself, others, and God.

There will be coffee and tea available.

8:30-9:45 am – Youth Mission Fund Easter Pancake Breakfast in the Fellowship Hall (entry off 41st and Andover St.)

10:00 am – Easter service with joyous brass and singing in the Sanctuary (Easter bonnets would be lovely to wear).
Following the service is fellowship time in the parlor, featuring hot cross buns and other tasty treats.
The parlor affords a great viewing opportunity for the Easter egg hunt!

11:30 am – Front lawn – Easter Egg hunt for the young ones; tiered start times by age group (be sure to bring a bag or basket to collect your eggs)

ALL SOULS SEATTLE (at Madison Middle School, 45th/Spokane; WSB sponsor)

All Are Welcome
Easter Sunday Worship, 9 + 11 am
Egg Hunt for kids during 9 am service

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH (3050 California SW)

Please join us for what is considered to be the single most important time for faithful Christians, The Great Week – The Holy Week, and enter into and experience the fullness of the traditional worship. The Reverend Dorian McGlannan will preach and preside at our Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday Services. The Reverend Jerry Shigaki will preside at our Tenebrae service on Wednesday of Holy Week.

Easter Sunday, April 16, 10:00 am
One service, a Festival Eucharist with choir and trumpet. Coffee hour follows this service.

Remember, Bring Bells! You are invited and encouraged to bring bells to both Easter Services. Bring them and ring them every time we sing, say or otherwise utter the word “Alleluia!” (Remember to keep those bells quiet until just the “right” time.)

FAUNTLEROY UCC CHURCH (9140 California SW)

Sunday, April 16
9 am and 11 am services with choir and Halleluiah Chorus in the sanctuary

8-11 am Easter breakfast in Fellowship Hall

The 3-church sunrise service involving Alki and Admiral UCCs will be 6 am on Alki beach (fire-pit area, across from Marine Ave./59th.

FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH OF WEST SEATTLE (California/Dakota)

Easter

April 16 The Resurrection of Our Lord – Easter

9:00 to 10:00 am Easter Brunch in the parish hall.
10:30 am Festival Eucharist

HOLY ROSARY CHURCH (42nd SW/SW Genesee)

Easter Sunday, April 16
Masses at 8:30 am and 10:30 am

Divine Mercy Sunday, April 23
Saturday Vigil at 5 pm (First Communion); 8:30 am (Profession of Faith, Confirmation and Eucharist for Candidates) and 10:30 am (First Communion)
Divine Mercy Holy Hour, 2:30-3:30 PM, with Confessions and Praying of the Chaplet

EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE AT FOREST LAWN
6:30 am, with West Seattle Ministerial Association, at Forest Lawn Cemetery (6701 30th SW; WSB sponsor)

ALKI UCC (6115 SW Hinds)

Easter Sunrise Service
6:00 am
Note Earlier Time!!

Rain or shine, join us on Alki Beach near 57th for our sunrise service with folks from Alki, Admiral and Fauntleroy United Church of Christ congregations. Dress warmly, and look for the glow of a fire.

Easter Sunday Service & Brunch
10:00 am

PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH
(8316 39th SW)

April 16~ Easter Day, 9:00-10:00 Breakfast, 9:45 Children’s activities, 10:30 Festival Worship with Brass Trio, Choir, and closing Hallelujah Chorus.

HOPE LUTHERAN CHURCH (42nd SW/SW Oregon)

Hope Lutheran Church and School
Welcomes you to join us this week for services of contemplation and Easter Joy!

EASTER MORNING SERVICES

8:00 a.m. Traditional with organ music

9:30 and 11:00 a.m. Contemporary with live band and Children’s Church
(Nursery Care is available during the 9:30 & 11:00 services.)

WEST SIDE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (3601 California SW)

April 16 – Easter Sunday – Worship with us as we celebrate the Risen Lord at 8 am, 9:30 am & 11 am

BETHANY COMMUNITY CHURCH

Easter Sunday

Come join us at Bethany Community Church as we celebrate the hope that is in Jesus!

9 am, Iglesia de Nazarene de Mt. Sion, 8600 9th SW

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WEST SEATTLE EASTER BRUNCH
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SALTY’S ON ALKI (1936 Harbor SW; WSB sponsor)
206-937-1600 reservations, ASAP!
All-day buffet (8 am-7 pm seatings) – info and menu here

CIRCA (2605 California SW)
“Open for Brunch on Easter Sunday, 9 am – 2 pm. We will be closed for dinner service that night.”

ARTHUR’S (2311 California SW) – texted on Easter to say they’re offering brunch this morning

Special Easter menu/hours? Or just want to let folks know you’re open for brunch? Send us info!

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PASSOVER
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Passover started at sundown April 10th, ends at sundown April 18th

Check for updated information on celebrations/seders/services:
Kol HaNeshamah

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