Grace Community Church will celebrate a special Good Friday service at 4 p.m. on Friday, March 29.

The casual, outdoor gathering at Saxe Middle School will include a message from Senior Pastor Cliffe Knechtle, music led by high school student Ned Hughes, and communion.

On Sunday, March 31, at 9:30 a.m., the church will host its traditional Easter service in the Saxe Middle School auditorium, with bagels and coffee offered at 9 a.m. Knechtle will deliver a sermon entitled "Enduring Hope." Grace Kids will sing, and a special children's service preschoolers through fourth-graders also will be offered. Nursery care will be available for babies and toddlers.

Following the morning services, there will be a Coffee Cake Social in the Saxe lobby, as well as Grace's annual outdoor Easter Egg Hunt on the island in front of the school.

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