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Concord United Methodist, Catawba

Family fun event: Hot dog lunch with all the fixings, pictures with the Easter Bunny, fun activities and prizes for the kids. Rain or shine. Free. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. April 4. 7618 Monbo Road, Catawba. 828-478-3110.

Triplett United Methodist, Mooresville

Worship service: Life Force contemporary worship service is for those who are unable to attend traditional Sunday morning services or who would like a little more spiritual nourishment during the week. Come experience a relaxed time of worship, music and learning. 6 p.m. Wednesdays.

Children’s ministry: Halftime Kids for children age 3 through fifth grade. Supper, Bible stories, games, music, more. 5:45 p.m. each first and third Wednesday. 838 Mazeppa Road, Mooresville.

Saint Therese Catholic, Mooresville

Holy Thursday Mass: 7:30 p.m. April 2.

Good Friday: Seven last words, 1 p.m. April 3. Outdoor stations of the cross, 2:30 p.m. Good Friday of the Lord’s Passion, 7:30 p.m.

Blessing of food: Noon April 4. Easter vigil Mass at 8 p.m.

Easter Sunday services: Masses at 7:30 a.m., noon and 5:30 p.m. April 5 in the new church. Masses at 9 and 10:30 a.m. in both churches. Spanish Mass, 2:30 p.m. in the new church. 217 Brawley School Road, Mooresville. 704-664-3992.

Saint Mark’s Lutheran, Mooresville

Maundy Thursday service: “The Living Last Supper” drama and Holy Communion. 7:30 p.m. April 2.

Good Friday service: Tenebrae service. This solemn service ends in total darkness and commemorates Christ’s final hours. The chancel choir will present dramatic readings and music. 7:30 p.m. April 3.

Easter services: Sunrise service, 6:30 a.m. April 5. Traditional worship with Holy Communion, 8:30 and 11 a.m. 454 Fieldstone Road, Mooresville. 704-664-5474.

First Baptist, Mooresville

Maundy Thursday service: 7 p.m. April 2.

Good Friday: Tenebrae service will feature musical soloists and readings for the seven last words of Christ from the cross. 7 p.m. April 3.

Easter Sunday services: 8:30 and 11 a.m. April 5. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. 150 S. Church St., Mooresville.

Mount Pleasant United Methodist, Sherrills Ford

Maundy Thursday: Family night supper, 6 p.m. April 2. Special worship service with Holy Communion, 6:45 p.m.

Good Friday: Taize service. Sanctuary open 6-9 p.m. April 3.

Easter Sunday: Sunrise service in the cemetery and old church sanctuary, 7 a.m. April 5 followed by breakfast. Resurrection worship services at 8:30 and 11 a.m. 4136 Mount Pleasant Road, Sherrills Ford. 704-483-3087.

Fair View United Methodist, Mooresville

Holy Thursday: Join us for communion service where we anticipate the events of Jesus’ passion. 7 p.m. April 2.

Easter Sunday: Sunrise service in the pavilion followed by a biscuit breakfast, 7 a.m. April 5. Easter Rise service with special praise band music, 9 a.m. Traditional service with special choir music, 11 a.m. 1430 Mecklenburg Highway, Mooresville. 704-664-2880.

Mooresville ARP Church

Maundy Thursday service: 7 p.m. April 2.

Easter egg hunt: 10 a.m. April 4.

Easter Sunday services: Sunrise service on the church grounds, 7 a.m. April 5. Easter worship service, 11 a.m. 659 Carpenter Ave., Mooresville.

Saint Luke Greek Orthodox, Mooresville

Saturday of Lazarus: Divine Liturgy, 9:15 a.m. April 4 followed by “Palms and Pancakes” family gathering.

Palm Sunday: Divine Liturgy, 9:15 a.m. April 5 followed by blessing of the palms and fish luncheon. Bridegroom service at 6:30 p.m. 134-A Talbert Pointe Drive, Mooresville. Full Holy Week schedule at