Local churches announce Holy Week, Easter services


Churches across Hood County will have special music and other programs in the coming week to celebrate Easter. The following services were reported to the Hood County News.


1950 Acton Highway, 817-579-0968.

Sunday, March 24

10 a.m. Palm Sunday service.

Sunday, March 31

10 a.m. Easter service.

Emmanuel Lutheran Church

2301 Fall Creek Highway, Acton, 817-326-2201.

Sunday, March 24

9:30 a.m. Palm Sunday worship with Communion.

Thursday, March 28

7 p.m. Maundy Thursday worship with Communion.

Friday, March 29

7 p.m. Good Friday worship.

Sunday, March 31

8:45 a.m. Easter youth breakfast.

9:45 a.m. Special music.

10 a.m. Easter celebration worship with Communion. Easter egg hunt following service.

First Presbyterian Church

300 W. Bridge St., 817-573-2337.

Thursday, March 28

7 p.m. Maundy Thursday worship service with communion.

Sunday, March 31

8:45 and 11 a.m. Easter worship service.

Gateway Community Church

1200 Temple Hall Highway, 817-579-0502.

Sunday, March 31

10:45 a.m., Easter service with message from Glenn Ward and the Aten Family leading the worship.


1400 N. Meadows Drive, 817-573-5011.

Sunday, March 24

8 a.m. – Palm Sunday worship with Holy Communion.

9:15 a.m. Education Hour.

10:30 a.m. – Worship.

Thursday, March 28

7 p.m. Maundy Thursday worship with Holy Communion.

Friday, March 29

8 a.m. Good Friday worship, Tenebrae Service.

Sunday, March 31

7:07 a.m. – Sunrise Service.

7:30 a.m. – Breakfast.

8:45 a.m. – Education Hour.

10 a.m. – The Feast of the Resurrection worship.

St. Frances Cabrini Catholic

2301 Acton Highway, 817-326-2131.

Thursday, March 28

7 p.m. Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper.

Friday, March 29

3 p.m. Veneration of the cross.

7 p.m. Live stations of the cross.

Saturday, March 31

8 p.m. Holy Saturday Easter Vigil in the Holy Night.

Sunday, March 31

9 a.m. Easter Sunday (English)

10:30 a.m. Easter Sunday (English)

12:30 p.m. Easter Sunday (Spanish)

St. John Vianney Catholic

Meeting in conjunction with St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church for the following:

Thursday, March 28

7 p.m. Mass of Maundy Thursday.

Saturday, March 30

8 p.m. Easter Vigil.


4900 Sonterra Court

Sunday, March 31

7:15 a.m. Community-wide outdoor Easter sunrise worship service. Free pancake breakfast follows the service.

Tolar United Methodist Church

8812 Highway 377, 254-835-4005.

Friday, March 29

6:30 p.m. Good Friday service.

Sunday, March 31

Sunrise service at the home of Kathy and Howard Nance.

10 a.m. Easter service at the church.