Easter events begin today in South Siskiyou

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Thursday, April 5

•?Maundy Thursday – 7 p.m., St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 701 Lassen Lane, Mount Shasta. Holy Eucharist, foot and hand washing.

Friday, April 6

• Good Friday – Hope Community Church will be open from noon to 2 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. for personal reflection, meditation, and prayer on the Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross.

• Good Friday – 7 p.m., St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 701 Lassen Lane, Mount Shasta. Veneration of the Cross and distribution of Holy Communion.

Saturday, April 7

•?Holy Saturday – 10 a.m., St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 701 Lassen Lane, Mount Shasta. Traditional service of lessons and collects in observance of the Lord’s burial.

•?Easter egg hunt – Elks 40th Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m. sharp, Dunsmuir City Park. For kids up to age 10. Bike give aways, prizes, lots of eggs and candy, photos with Easter Bunny.

•?Easter egg hunt – Elks 40th Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m., at Mount Shasta City Park. For kids up to age 10. Bike give aways, prizes, lots of eggs and candy, photos with Easter Bunny.

•?Easter egg hunt – Hosted by Lake Shastina Community Foundation, begins promptly at noon at Hoy Family Park in Lake Shastina. Easter Bunny will arrive on fire engine. Chips, drinks and water available for sale.

• Easter shopping – Mercy Mt. Shasta Auxiliary hospital gift shop is open noon to 3:30 p.m. for last minute Easter shopping. Non-candy Easter merchandise on special sale. See’s candy and free gift wrapping available.

• Easter egg hunt – Hosted by Weed Berean Church and Weed Rotary for ages 2-12, begins 2 p.m. sharp at Weed High School. Raffle prizes for each age group.

•?Great Vigil of Easter – 7 p.m., St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 701 Lassen Lane, Mount Shasta. Lighting of the New Fire, First Eucharist of Easter.

• Cancelled – Shasta View Nursing Center is unable to host its annual Easter event due to economic circumstances of the state and its donor companies and agencies. The center hopes to continue this event next year.

Sunday, April 8

•?Easter Sunday – Breakfast, 8:30 a.m.; music, 9:30 a.m.; worship service, 10 a.m., Hope Community Church, 974 Lassen Lane, Mount Shasta.

•?Easter Day – 10 a.m., St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 701 Lassen Lane, Mount Shasta. Festal Celebration and Holy Eucharist.

•?Easter service – 10:45 a.m., Center for Spiritual Living, 4303 Oak Street, Dunsmuir. Rev. Eleanor’s message:, “Light Your Light Shine.” Music by Djin Aquarian. Refreshments following celebration.