Local churches provide Easter Sunday service options
April 9, 2020
While church doors are closed due to stay at home orders and gatherings prohibited, Colfax pastors and ministers are still working to provide worship and spiritual services to area residents. The different denominations are providing various Easter services, many in online formats.
UCC Plymouth Congregational Church-Pastor Lynn Nelson is doing "church by snail mail" with weekly letters going out. If anyone would like a copy of the Easter service or wants to be added to the mailing list, contact Nelson at 288-1088.
Catalyst Church-Catalyst Church has been live streaming its gatherings through the church's website and Facebook page. Services are at 9 and 11 a.m. on Sundays. Those services are then posted in archives on Mondays. http://www.catalystchurch.life.
Church of the Nazarene-Pastor Don Moore will present the Easter story in a 10 minute video at vimeo.com405618505. He has been emailing people every day as he continues to minister.
Colfax First Baptist Church-This marks the third week pastors at First Baptist will have an online service available at the church's website. Pastor Rich May added they are giving away pizza on Tuesdays and Fridays from 5 to 6 p.m. at the church in a grab-and-go format. Visit firstbaptistcolfax.org.
Macedonia Baptist Church-Pastor Tim Wall will share his Easter service on the church's Facebook and YouTube pages, both of which can be accessed via their website at http://www.macedoniaindependentbaptist.com. The church will also have traditional Easter music available on its website.
Peace Lutheran-Peace Lutheran will premiere a video as part of its Sunday Easter service at 5 p.m. through its Facebook page. Pastor Ian McMichael has been sharing videos, messages and music regularly over the church's Facebook page.
St. Patrick's Catholic-Catholic Diocese of Spokane has been providing services online, including Mass at home. The Easter celebration is actually a three-day liturgy, following the last days of Jesus Christ Thursday, Friday and cumulating in midnight Mass on Saturday. The Diocese is offering Easter Vigil at 8 p.m. with Easter Sunday service at 9 a.m. The church is live streaming every liturgy on its Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/OLLCathedral. The church's website is http://www.stpatrickscolfaxwa.com/home.html.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SaintsBishop Bruce Heiner said members have been doing "home-centered" worship under church guidance. The church has provided online and print resources and materials for families to observe worship services in their own homes.
United Methodist Church-Pastor Jacob Kanake could not be reached for local details. The United Methodist Church provides videos, links and resources on its website at https://www.umc.org.
Onecho Bible Church has been running online services at this time and will have an online service Easter Sunday. Services can be viewed on onecho.org. Pastor Todd Kinley said for this Easter Season the church has two past resurrection cantatas available to be viewed on their website.