Easter Sunday services set
ASPEN – Various Easter celebrations are planned in and near Aspen. Here’s a rundown of some of the options.
• Aspen Chapel Easter service 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Aspen Chapel at the Castle Creek/Highway 82 roundabout. Led by the Rev. Gregg Anderson, with music by Mack Bailey, Ellen Stapenhorst and chapel music director Susan Nicholson. Elaine Bonds and Kids for Kids have planned a children’s celebration, which includes Easter craft activities and an Easter egg hunt. Nursery is available. A reception follows the service. Open to everyone. Call 970-925-7184.
• Aspen Mountain Easter service 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Aspen Mountain summit. The Aspen Chapel hosts the 39th annual sunrise service atop Aspen Mountain, led by Rev. Gregg Anderson, with music by Jan Garrett, J.D. Martin, Ellen Stapenhorst and Mack Bailey. The Sundeck Restaurant will have breakfast available for purchase from 7:15 to 8:15 a.m. and following the service until 10:30 a.m. Aspen Skiing Co. is offering reduced-rate foot passenger lift tickets, and valid ski passes will be honored. A suggested donation of $10 will be accepted to help cover costs of the mountaintop service. Call 970-925-7184.
• Crossroads Church worship 8 a.m. to noon, 726 W. Francis St., Aspen. Sunday services offered at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m., and at 6 p.m. Call 970-925-7828.
• Easter service 9 to 10 a.m., Snowmass Chapel, 5307 Owl Creek Road, Snowmass Village. Service includes chamber orchestra and choir, with Easter selections from Handel’s “Messiah.” Easter egg hunt immediately following. Call 970-923-6192.
• Easter Sunday service 9 to 10:15 a.m., the Orchard, 110 Snowmass Drive, Carbondale. Celebrations at 9 and 10:45 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Easter Sunday is the kickoff for a new sermon series running through May titled “Awaken.” Come and experience the story of the Cross and Resurrection and be brought to life. There will be a special kid church and an Easter egg hunt for youngsters (2 years old through fifth grade) during each service. Common Grounds Coffee Shop will be open for coffee and pastries. For more information, call 970-963-8773 or visit http://www.theorchardlife.com.
• On-mountain worship Noon to 12:15 p.m., Outside Gwyn’s High Alpine Restaurant, Snowmass Ski Area. Join Snowmass Chapel and Robert de Wetter on the mountain for a 15-minute service outside Gwyn’s on Sundays during ski season. Call 970-923-6192.
• Sunday worship service 9:30 to 11 a.m., Aspen Community Church, 200 E. Bleeker St. Sunday worship. Everyone welcome. Communion service the first Sunday of each month. Call 970-925-1571.
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