Valley Christian announces worship schedule for Easter

Hood River Valley Christian, 975 Indian Creek Road, has announced upcoming Holy Week and Easter services as follows:

March 20 — Palm Sunday celebration 10:30 a.m. with parade of palms

March 24 — Maundy Thursday worship, 7 p.m.

March 26 — “The Hoppening” Easter story and egg hunt for all ages, 10-11 a.m.

March 27 — Easter Sunday: Early worship, 8:30 a.m.; breakfast (free-will donation) 9:15-10 a.m.; Easter worship, 10:30 a.m.

For more information, contact the church at 541-386-2608 or online at

Pine Grove-Odell UMC Holy Week scheduled

Holy Week services at the Pine Grove-Odell United Methodist Church sites are as follows:

March 20 — Palm Sunday, 10 a.m. in the Pine Grove Sanctuary, located at corner of Eastside and VanHorn

March 25 — Good Friday, 6 p.m. in the Odell Sanctuary, downtown Odell

March 27 — Easter Sunday, 10 a.m. in the Odell Sanctuary

Come and meet new Pastor Tim Willis. All are welcome.

Nazarenes hold Easter services

Easter services at Church of the Nazarene, 2168 Belmont Drive, are as follows:

March 25 — Good Friday, 7 p.m.

March 27 — Easter Sunday, 10 a.m.

Holy week at St. Mary’s

St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1501 Belmont Ave., announces its Holy Week schedule as follows:

Holy Thursday, March 24 — 5 p.m. English service

Good Friday, March 25 — Stations of the Cross, 3 p.m.; Veneration of the Cross, 5 p.m. in English and 7 p.m. in Spanish

Holy Saturday, March 26 — Vigil Mass, 8 p.m.

Easter Sunday, March 27 — 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. in Spanish; 10 a.m. in English

Vanguard Women’s choir at River of Life

The Vanguard Women’s Choir will present a concert at River of Life Assembly, located at 979 Tucker Road, on March 16 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Video series at Parkdale Baptist

A video series, “The Coming Economic Armageddon” by Rev. David Jeremiah, will be shown at the Parkdale Baptist Church, 6310 Dee Highway, on Sunday evenings at 6 p.m. through May 8. Goodies will be served after the video. The series is free and all are welcome. For more information call 541-352-6515.

Riverside offers ‘meditation time’

Riverside Community Church (UCC) invites community members to drop in for a time of silent meditation on Monday and Wednesday mornings from 8 to 8:45 a.m.

“In the midst of our busy, noisy world, we seek to offer a place of refuge for people to gather in stillness and silence — to pray, meditate, and create space for the presence of the Holy,” said Riverside’s pastor Rev. Vicky Stifter. The time of meditation takes place on the first floor of the church — located at Fourth and State in Hood River. No experience is necessary and all are welcome. For further information, contact the church office at 541-386-1412.

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