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Atlanta faith calendar

Holy Saturday vigil: To observe a special time of watching and waiting, a program featuring excerpts from Mozart, Faure and Rutter’s Requiem will take place. Keith David, the actor who currently plays Bishop on OWN’s “Greenleaf,” will make a special appearance as well.

5 p.m. April 15. First Congregational Church, 125 Ellis St. NE, Atlanta. 404-659-6255,

Helicopter egg drop: Kids will be in for a treat. 100,000 candy-filled plastic bags will be dropped from a helicopter onto a soccer field by age group. The family event will also feature giant inflatable toys and activities. Registration is required.

10 a.m. April 15. Free. First Baptist Church Snellville, 2400 Main St. E, Snellville. 770-978-7000,

Cue a concert: The concert “… And Still We Sing 2017” will feature guest conductor and composer Stacey V. Gibbs and the Clark Atlanta University Choir and Philharmonic Society. The concert will also feature Cascade United Methodist Church’s chancel choir and Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta’s junior men’s chorus.

7 p.m. April 25. Free. Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, 3180 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. 404-266-2373,


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Ebenezer Baptist Church: 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. The children’s Easter program will start at 1:30 p.m. 101 Jackson St. NE, Atlanta. 404-688-7300,

First Baptist Church Snellville: 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. 2400 Main St. E, Snellville. 770-978-7000,

First Congregational Church: There will be a special selection of music and an Easter message delivered by Pastor Dwight Andrews.

11 a.m. 125 Ellis St. NE, Atlanta. 404-659-6255,

Lutheran Church of the Redeemer: Festival worship services will be held at 7 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.; Sunday jazz service will be held at 8:30 a.m. 731 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-874-8664,

Mount Paran Church: 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. 2055 Mount Paran Road NW, Atlanta. 404-923-8700,

St. Anne’s Episcopal Church: Unearthing of the Alleluia banner and flowering of the cross at 8:30 a.m.; family service at 9 a.m.; Easter egg hunt at 10:30 a.m.; choral Eucharist at 11 a.m. 3098 St. Anne’s Lane NW, Atlanta. 404-237-5589,

Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church: Pastor William Bert Neal, III will deliver the Easter sunrise service at McDonough Square at 7 a.m. 19 Griffin St., McDonough. Indoor church services will be held at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Breakfast will be served at 9:40 a.m. and Sunday school will begin at 10:00 am. 397 Racetrack Road, McDonough. 770-957-4728,

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