Easter Sunrise Service

Area residents gather Sunday, April 16, 2017, at the Carl Levin Park Amphitheater in Harker Heights for the 39th annual Easter Sunrise Service. The community Easter Sunrise Service is a cooperative between the Harker Heights Kiwanis Club, city of Harker Heights and local churches.

The 40th annual Harker Heights community Easter Sunrise Service will be at the amphitheater in Carl Levin Park at 7 a,m. April 1, Easter Sunday.

The service is a cooperative project sponsored by the Kiwanis Club with the assistance of the city of Harker Heights and local churches.

The park is between Farm-to-Market 2410 and U.S. Highway 190 / Interstate 14 on Millers Crossing, just north of the Harker Heights Post Office and the City Hall complex.

The amphitheater is in the northeast end of the Park near Helms Way. There will be an unloading point there so drivers may let passengers off and then park.

David McClure, president of the Kiwanis Club, will welcome the congregation. Dr. David Morgan, pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, will introduce the participating clergy members.

This year, the Easter message will be delivered by the Rev. Philemon Brown, pastor of the Harker Heights Community Church.

The Rev. Mike Tracy, pastor of the New Beginnings Church, will deliver the opening prayer. The Rev. Jeff Ball from the First Baptist Church and the Rev. Jung Kim, pastor of Crossway Baptist Church, will assist in organizing the service.

St. Paul Chong Hasang Catholic Church will provide the music leader and the special music.

The Rev. Mike Tracy, pastor of New Beginnings Church, will lead the responsive reading.

Dr. Jannette Miller, pastor of the Harker Heights United Methodist Church, will read the scripture.

Deacon Klaus Adam of the Saint Paul Chong Hasang Catholic Church will give the benediction.

In case of rain, the service will be at Trinity Baptist Church on FM 2410 near the south entrance to the park.

Easter breakfast will be served at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library Activity Center by the Harker Heights United Methodist Church following the Sunrise Service.

The public is invited to both the Sunrise Service and the Easter breakfast.

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