Easter Sunday

Churches Welcome Congregations Back in Person for Easter Sunday Services

It has been two years since the last time churches gathered in celebration for Easter Sunday. This year many churches are opening their doors and welcoming their friends and family to worship together once again. Some churches will be having sunrise services, other churches have added additional services throughout the morning to ensure that everyone who wants to celebrate can…

21 Tornadoes Hit Alabama Easter Sunday, More Expected Sunday

The National Weather Service says more than 100 tornadoes struck the South in a two-day outbreak that killed more than 30 people. Forecast teams checking for damage found 105 storm tracks that totaled more than 770 miles in all. The worst storm was a EF-4 tornado that was on the ground for nearly 68 miles and claimed seven lives in…

57-Year-Old Woman Dies In Easter Sunday House Fire

A Montgomery woman, 57, is left dead after an early morning house fire this Easter Sunday. As reported by Montgomery District Fire Chief Quentin Burke, The Montgomery fire department responded to the 1900 block of Wyndgate Loop just before 4 a.m. Upon arrival the two-story home was enveloped in heavy visible smoke, as firefighters immediately searched the home they found…

Drive-In Easter Sunday Service Planned in Camden

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Easter Sunday will be a lot different this year — because of the Coronavirus pandemic. But people in Camden still plan to gather together to celebrate the day. Churches in Camden are planning a community-wide drive-in church service for Easter Sunday morning. Organizers say troubling times like these — actually cause Christians to hold tighter…

First Presbyterian Church of Wetumpka Celebrates Easter Amid Tornado Cleanup

Easter Sunday church services were held across the state today, including at First Presbyterian Church in Wetumpka. That church was heavily damaged during a January tornado. “Today is the day when we remember the empty tomb,” Pastor Jonathan Yarboro says. Easter is always the time for traditions, include sunrise services and Easter egg hunts. For the congregation of FPC of…