All members of the community are invited to prepare for Easter by attending the annual Good Friday Service from noon to 3 p.m. at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, Eighth Street and Central Avenue.
Area clergy will preach on “The Seven Last Words of Christ.” Music will be presented by St. Peter’s Choir and soloists.
The Ocean City Ministerium and Ecumenical Council are sponsors of this service. Worshipers are invited to come and go as their schedule permits or to stay for the entire service.
An offering will benefit the Ocean City Ecumenical Council Community Food Cupboard and Clothes Closet.
Tonight and Friday, a live drama presentation of “The Living Last Supper” will be at the Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Avenue, at 7 p.m. each night.
The annual Easter Sunrise Service sponsored by the Ocean City Ministerium and Ecumenical Council will be held at the Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and the Boardwalk, Sunday at 6:30 a.m.
The speaker will be Reverend Dr. Larry Oksten, Pastor at United Methodist Church. The glory of Easter music will be performed by musicians and celebrated with trumpets. An offering will benefit the Ocean City Ecumenical Council Community Food Cupboard and Clothes Closet.
The experience of witnessing the beauty of the Easter sunrise along with the sights and sounds of the ocean make this an inspiring event. The Easter Service has become a tradition for visitors and year-round residents of the island.
Parking is free at the Eighth and Ninth Street lots and other city parking lots.