Highland Lakes Easter
Here are some of the Easter church services, Easter egg hunts and more happening in the Highland Lakes. If your church or organization has something for the community during the Easter holiday, leave the details in the comments section below.
Arena of Peace Cowboy Church
A Good Friday service is 7 p.m. March 25 at the Arena of Peace Cowboy Church, 1901 Mormon Mill Road in Marble Falls. A quiet celebration service will be followed by communion. Call (512) 413-5226.
Burnet Presbyterian Church
Holy Week at Burnet Presbyterian Church, located at Texas 29 and Pierce Street in Burnet, includes a Palm Sunday service at 11 a.m. March 20; a Maundy Thursday service with Lord’s supper at 7 p.m. March 24; and an Easter Sunday service with a celebration of the resurrection at 11 a.m. March 27 followed by an Easter picnic potluck. The church is also participating in a Good Friday community service at First Christian Church, 204 E. Graves in Burnet, at noon March 25. Call (512) 756-4366.
Elevate Church is holding an Easter service at 10 a.m. March 27 at Lakeside Pavilion, 307 Buena Vista in Marble Falls. There will an Easter egg hunt. Go to elevatechurchtx.com or call (512) 588-0304 for more.
Holy Week at Epiphany Episcopal Church, 601 N. Wood St. in Burnet, includes a Palm Sunday service at 10 a.m. March 20; a Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. March 24; a Good Friday service at 7 p.m. March 25; an Easter Vigil at 8 p.m. March 26; and an Easter Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. March 27. Call (512) 756-2334 for more.
First Baptist, Granite Shoals
An Easter sunrise service is 7 a.m. March 27 at First Baptist Church, 505 S. Phillips Ranch Road in Granite Shoals. Breakfast and fellowship will follow along with Bible study at 9:45 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Call (830) 598-5214.
First Baptist, Sunrise Beach
First Baptist Church of Sunrise Beach is holding an Easter sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. March 27 at McNair Park in Sunrise Beach. Refreshments will follow. An 11 a.m. service also will be held at the church, 606 RR 2233. Go to fbcsrb.org or call (325) 388-4113.
First Lutheran, Burnet
Holy Week at First Lutheran Church, 133 Apollo Drive in Burnet, includes a Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. March 24; a Good Friday service at 7 p.m. March 25; and an Easter Sunday service at 10:15 a.m. March 27. The community is invited. Call (512) 756-2967.
First United Methodist, Marble Falls
“We Remember Calvary” Holy Thursday service with choir, orchestra and communion is 7 p.m. March 24 and Easter Sunday services are 7 a.m., 8:45 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. March 27 at First United Methodist Church, 1101 Bluebonnet Drive in Marble Falls. Go to fumcmarblefalls.com or call (830) 693-4341.
Easter Sunday activities March 27 at Genesis Lutheran Church, 15946 Texas 29 East in Buchanan Dam, include a breakfast at 9:30 a.m., an Easter egg hunt at 10:15 a.m. and a service at 11 a.m.
Holy Week at Hope Lutheran Church, 3411 U.S. 281 North in Marble Falls, includes a Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. March 24; a Good Friday service at 7 p.m. March 25; and an Easter Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. March 27 with breakfast at 9 a.m. The community is invited. Contact email@example.com or (830) 220-3122.
St. Andrew Presbyterian
Holy Week at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 201 RR 1431 in Marble Falls, includes a Maundy Thursday service with communion at 5:30 p.m. March 24 and an Easter Sunday service at 11 a.m. March 27. The community is invited. Call (830) 693-2567.
St. Paul the Apostle
Holy Week at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 201 Dalton Circle in Horseshoe Bay, includes Holy Thursday Mass at 5:30 p.m. March 24; Good Friday Stations of the Cross at 2 p.m. March 25; Good Friday Celebration of the Passion of the Lord at 5:30 p.m. March 25; Holy Saturday Easter Vigil Mass at 8:30 p.m. March 26; and Easter Sunday Masses at 7 a.m., 8:30 a.m and 10:30 a.m. March 27. Go to stpaulshorseshoebay.org for more.
St. Peter’s Lutheran
Holy Week at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 1803 RR 1431 in Marble Falls, includes a Palm Sunday service at 8:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. March 20 (Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.); a Maundy Thursday service at 6:30 p.m. March 24; a Good Friday service at noon and 6:30 p.m. March 25; and an Easter morning service at 8:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. March 27 with Hot Cross Buns and a Sunday school egg hunt at 9:30 a.m. Call (830) 693-2253.
Easter at the Farm
The Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site’s Easter at the Farm is 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 26 at the Sauer-Beckman Living History Farm. See how Easter was celebrated in the early 1900s with naturally dyed Easter eggs and a traditional Easter dinner. The park is located at 1472 Park Road 52 off U.S. 290 in Stonewall just west of Johnson City. Call (830) 644-2252. (SEE RELATED STORY IN THE MARCH 23 EDITION OF THE PICAYUNE.)
First Baptist Church of Burnet is holding an Easter Journey from 6-10 p.m. March 25 and 7:30-10:30 a.m. March 27 at the Main Street Bethlehem structure, located about a block east of the church, 108 S. Vanderveer in Burnet. The Good Friday part of the walk-through display is about Jesus’ journey to crucifixion. The Easter Sunday part is about his resurrection. The March 25 walk-through may be too graphic for young children. Go to fbcburnet.org or call (512) 756-4481 for more information. (SEE RELATED STORY IN THE MARCH 23 EDITION OF THE PICAYUNE.)
Stations of the Cross
The Stations of the Cross is open March 19-26 at the Church at Horseshoe Bay, 600 Hi Ridge in Horseshoe Bay. The outdoor path features 10 stations representing the events leading up to Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection. The church’s Christian Education Ministry will be on the grounds 4-7 p.m. each day, but people are welcome to attend at their convenience. Call (830) 598-8390. (SEE RELATED STORY BY CLICKING HERE.)
EASTER EGG HUNTS
- Arbor House, 2:30 p.m. March 25. Free and open to everyone. Located at 1801 King Road behind Arena of Peace Cowboy Church on Mormon Mill Road in Marble Falls. Call (830) 613-3260.
- Blanco State Park, 2-3 p.m. March 26. Geocaching Eggstravaganza using GPS coordinates and devices. Park entrance frees of $4 for ages 13 and older apply. Located at 101 Park Road 23 in Blanco. (SEE RELATED STORY IN THE MARCH 23 EDITION OF THE PICAYUNE.)
- City of Granite Shoals, 11 a.m. March 26 at Veterans Park on West Cedar Drive in Granite Shoals
- City of Meadowlakes, March 27. Event is for residents only. Ages 6 and younger hunt at 2 p.m. followed ages 7 and older at 2:45 p.m. at Children’s Park on Mahan Street. Hosted by property owners association.
- Inks Lake State Park, 10 a.m. March 26. Because of popularity, staff members suggest getting there before 10 a.m. Park entrance fees of $6 for ages 13 and older apply. Located at 3630 Park Road 4 near Burnet.
- Fall Creek Vineyards, 1:30 p.m. March 26 for ages 21 and older. Spring salad lunch with glass of wine at noon. Cost is $24. Located at 1820 CR 222 in Tow. Go to fcv.com or call (325) 379-5361.
- First United Methodist of Marble Falls, 10 a.m. March 26. Community egg hunt. Located at 1101 Bluebonnet Drive in Marble Falls.
- City of Bertram, at 10 a.m. March 26. Event is for ages 10 and younger at park by city swimming pool, 601 W. Vaughan St. in Bertram. Organizers will hide 2,000 eggs.
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