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Celebrate Easter with us Sunday, April 20th at 7:00 a.m. at the Riverfest Amphitheatre in downtown Little Rock, Arkansas.  Every year, thousands gather on the banks of the Arkansas River and proclaim the good news that Christ is risen.

The service will also be broadcast live on KATV Channel 7.

The Annual Community Easter Sunrise Service is an ecumenical worship service sponsored by Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church.


This year’s participants will include:

    • Georgia Mjarten, Director of Our House
    • Mr. Steve Straessle, Principal of Catholic High School for Boys
    • Erin Hawley, News Anchor for Channel 7
    • Kathy Webb, Former State Representative


In addition, the choirs of Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church, Parkview Arts and Science High School and Philander Smith College will be providing the musical backdrop to the glorious morning.



This years’ recipient is Our House.

Our House provides the working homeless—families and individuals—with safe, clean, comfortable housing; food; free child care; education; and job training in order that they may return to independence and lead productive lives.

For more information, please visit their website.

Special Offering

But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they came to the tomb, taking the spices that they had prepared. They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they went in, they did not find the body. While they were perplexed about this, suddenly two men in dazzling clothes stood beside them. The women were terrified and bowed their faces to the ground, but the men said to them, “Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here, but has risen. Remember how he told you, while he was still in Galilee, that the Son of Man must be handed over to sinners, and be crucified, and on the third day rise again.” Then they remembered his words, and returning from the tomb, they told all this to the eleven and to all the rest. Now it was Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the other women with them who told this to the apostles. But these words seemed to them an idle tale, and they did not believe them. But Peter got up and ran to the tomb; stooping and looking in, he saw the linen cloths by themselves; then he went home, amazed at what had happened.

Luke 24:1-12

Gospel Reading

The Annual Community Easter Sunrise Service will be held at Riverfest Amphitheatre located on the Arkansas River in downtown Little Rock.
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Riverfest Amphitheatre