Lots of services to celebrate Easter

4/11/2014, 6:24 a.m.

Ousley United Methodist Church will “Celebrate the Victory” between April 17 and 20.

The seasonal observance starts with Maundy Thursday Service on April 17, which commemorates Jesus’ washing of the disciples’ feet. It begins at 7 p.m.

On Good Friday, April 18, the service starts at 7 p.m.

A Children’s Easter Luncheon begins at 11 a.m. on April 19, followed by an Easter Egg Hunt.

Easter Sunday Sunrise Service begins at 6 a.m. on April 20, followed by Easter Breakfast at 7 a.m.

The church is at 3261 Panola Road in Lithonia. For more information, visit http://ousleyumc.org or call 770-981-0180.

Stone Mountain First UMC

Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church will observe Palm Sunday on April 13 with Marlysa Brooks’ Easter Recital at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary.

On April 14, 15 and 16 at noon, Community Lenten Services take place in the sanctuary, followed by lunch in the Family Life Center.

On April 17, Maundy Thursday Service begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center, and Good Friday Service starts at 6:30 p.m. on April 18 in the sanctuary.

On April 20, Easter Sunrise Service takes place on top of Stone Mountain at 7 a.m. The Sky Lift will be running, weather permitting, at regular price.

Easter Services get under way at 8:30 and 11 a.m. at the church.

The church is at 5312 W. Mountain St. at the corner of Ridge and West Mountain in Stone Mountain Village. For more information, visit http://stonemountainumc.org or call 770-469-9767.