OW Staff | 3/27/2013, 5 p.m.
New City Church hosts a free outdoor festival, L.A. Easter Rest at Grand Hope Park from noon to 3 p.m., at West 9th and Hope streets in Downtown L.A. The event includes Easter arts and crafts, face painting, races and games, a bounce house, food and drink and an Easter egg hunt with thousands of eggs. For information: newcitychurchla.com/easterfest/
West Angeles Church of God in Christ presents its Easter production, "Revelation of Redemption" at 8 and 11 a.m. in the cathedral, 3045 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles. The program will feature the theater group, the dance ministry and musical choirs. A free mini Easter concert will also be held at 7 p.m. at the North Campus. Additionally, at 12:30 p.m. the church will offer a three-course meal for $12 per person. For info: (323) 733-8300.
First AME Church of Los Angeles holds three Easter services--6 a. m., 10 a.m. and noon. The church is located at 2270 S. Harvard Blvd., Los Angeles.
Crenshaw Christian Center holds a resurrection Sunday service and family day beginning at 10 a.m. This will be preceded by intercessory prayer from 9-9:30 a.m. and a praise and worship service from 9:30-10 a.m. There will also be special activities to mark the church's 40th anniversary and the 35th anniversary of Ever Increasing Faith Ministries. The church is located at: 7901 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles. (800) 943-4388.
Faithful Central Bible Church presents the Resurrection Sunday service "Power in the Garden" at 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. at 321 N. Eucalyptus Ave., Inglewood.
City of Refuge Church will hold Easter services at 6 a.m., 9 a.m. and noon at 14527 S. San Pedro St., Gardena.
St. Brigid Catholic Church celebrates regular Mass on Easter at 7 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. with a Spanish language service at 8:30 a.m. at 5214 S. Western Ave., Los Angeles.
Second Baptist Church will hold two services--6 a.m. and 11:15 a.m--in celebration of Easter, 2412 Griffith Ave., Los Angeles.