Christ's death offers life

Apr 14, 2017
Photo by: Sabrina Greene photo The darkness of Good Friday is followed by a celebration of joy by Christians across the world on Easter Sunday when Christ rises from the dead, providing the hope of salvation for all.

Christians throughout the world will mark the crucifixion of Jesus Christ at Calvary today. The darkness of Good Friday is followed by the jubilation of Easter Sunday when Christ, as he promised, rises from the dead. His ultimate sacrifice allows sins to be forgiven and provides the hope of salvation to all who believe in Him.

In Waynesville, there will be a Good Friday Cross Walk beginning at 10:45 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. Volunteers will take turn carrying a cross, stopping for prayer at various stops along Main Street. The procession will end at the First United Methodist Church, and a simply lunch will follow at the  First Baptist Church.

On Friday evening, Fines Creek Memorial Baptist Church will be have its annual "Carrying of the Cross" starting at 6 p.m The walk will immediately be followed by a concert singing with the group "Simple Faith."

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church will host its annual “Living Last Supper” as portrayed by the Hispanic community at the church. It will take place at 7 p.m. Friday at 305 N. Main St., Waynesville.

At 11 a.m. Easter morning, the children of Canton First Baptist Church, 74 Academy St., will present a drama musical called “Burrito.”