A different kind of Easter on the Outer Banks

For the first time in 31 years, SAIL Ministries Son Rise service at Jockey's Ridge State Park is canceled this year. [Photo courtesy SAIL Ministries]

Traditional Easter eggs hunts, family gatherings and church services are out this year thanks to the coronavirus, but many are still hosting holiday happenings, from a distance.

— Brian Mervine, owner of Vertigo Tattoo, collected donations of Easter candy and goodies for kids tomorrow, Saturday, April 11. Pick up  baskets starting at 9:30 a.m. at Vertigo Tattoo at 7594 Shipyard Road in Manns Harbor and the Gift Garden at 1808 S. Croatan Highway in Kill Devil Hills. While supplies last.

— Cape Hatteras schools are hosting drive-by Easter eggs hunts all weekend through noon on Sunday.
Custodian teams at both the elementary and the secondary schools are putting out eggs for you to find! Stay in your car, and send pictures you take to the schools. The elementary eggs will be on the school campus (make sure you look at the buses!) and the secondary eggs will be around the circle drive.

— The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Outer Banks Online Service Sunday, April 12 at 10:30 a.m., join us for online worship this Easter Sunday! This Sunday’s service is: “How Do We Rise Again?” Easter and Spring both promise new life. This Easter Sunday, as the season of Passover continues, you may be wondering: Can that promise be trusted? Our service will be led by the Rev. David Morris and held online via Zoom. Go to www.uucob.org for more information.

— Church of the Outer Banks will have their Easter Service on Facebook Live at 10:10 a.m. Sunday

— Source Church is having a drive-in service on Easter Sunday behind the Christmas Shop at 621 South Highway 64 Manteo. Click here for a video with details, from the scene!

— Nags Head Church will host a streamed sunrise service at Nags Head Fishing Pier on the pier’s Facebook page here. A streamed service will also be held at 9 a.m. on the Nags Head Church Facebook page, the website at nagsheadchurch.org and our Nags Head Church Youtube channel.

— Lighthouse Church will be streaming on Facebook live at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

— Corolla Chapel will be holding a virtual service at 10 a.m. Sunday, as well as drive-through communion with individually packaged elements.

— Ebenezer Baptist Church is asking folks to share their online services with friends, host watch parties, and share the Good News. Hope to see you and your families online, praying for you all. Christ is Risen! Click here for details.

— St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Currituck will have a Zoom Easter worship service at 10 a.m.

— Church of the Outer Banks 10:10 a.m., streaming live on Facebook.

Jarvisburg Church of Christ will be streaming their Easter service live on their Facebook page at 11 am this Sunday.

— Outer Banks Community Church is livestreaming a Sunday morning message at 10 a.m. on the church YouTube channel here.


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