Easter Sunday Celebrations

Get more information on worship times and celebrations taking place on Easter Sunday in St. Augustine, Florida!

  • Easter is a day that Christians look forward to throughout the entire year. It's a time to celebrate the Risen Christ with feasting, singing, and joining together with family and community. If you're looking for Easter services or fun things to do around St. Augustine to celebrate this day, check our schedule of events and worship times below, or look at our calendar for events on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.

    Easter Festival

    Promenade / 12 p.m. Register at noon for the Easter Promenade, where St. Augustine locals and visitors walk in their best Easter outfits. Prizes are awarded to prettiest hats, most creative hats, best dressed couple, best dressed girl, boy, and pet, largest family, family from the farthest away, and guess the weight of a giant live bunny. The actual promenade starts at 12:30 p.m. in the Plaza de la Constitucion.

    Parade / 3 p.m. The Easter Parade starts at 3 p.m., making its way from the Mission Nombre de Dios, south on San Marco Avenue and Avenida Menendez, winding through downtown. The St. Augustine Royal Family will lead the parade of marching bands, floats, drill teams, clowns, horses, the Easter Bunny, and more.

     

    Worship Times

    Anglican

    Christ the King
    Holy Communion / 10 a.m.

    Baptist

    Ancient City Baptist
    Easter Service - 11 a.m.

    Catholic

    Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine
    Easter Vigil Mass / Sat. 8:30 p.m. Mass will be approximately 2 to 2-1/2 hours.
    Easter Mass / 7 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m.
    Paschal Vespers / 6 p.m. - No evening Mass on Easter.

    St. Benedict the Moor
    Easter Mass / 8 a.m.

    Mission Nombre de Dios
    Mass Outdoors / 7 a.m. & 10 a.m. Mass is outdoors with limited seating provided. Please bring your own chair or blanket.

    Christian

    Vilano Beach Easter Sunrise Service / 6 a.m. An outdoor worship service on the beach with songs, dance, drama, and a Christian message.
    Visitors can bring chairs, blankets; whatever they need to get comfortable on the sand!

    Episcopalian

    Trinity Episcopal Parish
    Easter Sunday / 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 11:15 a.m.

    St. Cyprian
    Holy Eucharist / 10 a.m.

    Greek Orthodox

    Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
    Great and Holy Pascha / 12 p.m.

    Methodist

    Grace United Methodist
    Traditional Easter Service / 8 a.m. & 11 a.m.
    Contemporary Easter Service / 9 a.m.

    Shores United Methodist
    Sunrise Service / 6:30 a.m.—7:15 a.m.
    Sunrise Service & Holy Communion / 7:15 a.m.—7:30 a.m.
    Sunrise Hymn Singing / 8:30 a.m.
    Decoration of the outdoor Cross with Fresh Flowers / 8:45 a.m.–9 a.m.
    Hymn Singing / 9–10 a.m.
    Traditional Worship Service / 10-10:55 a.m.

    Presbyterian

    Memorial Presbyterian
    Easter Sunrise Service / 6:30 a.m. Sunrise service provided by Faith @ Five.
    Festive Easter Service / 8:30 a.m. & 11 a.m. Service with Choir and Organ
    Easter Egg Hunt / 9:30 a.m. Children (infants through 5th grade students – BRING YOUR BASKETS) will have an Easter Egg Hunt in the courtyard during the Sunday School hour.  Please meet in Fellowship Hall at 9:30 a.m.  Adults are welcome to watch the fun!
    Easter Breakfast / 9:15 a.m. —10:45 a.m. MPC Members and Visitors of all ages are welcome to enjoy a complimentary breakfast in Fellowship Hall on Easter Sunday morning.





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