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The Salvation Army Celebrates Holy Week with Events Throughout the Week!

The Salvation Army invites the community to join them in the following events to honor Holy Week:

A Seder Meal on Monday, March 25th, at 6:30 PM at The Salvation Army’s 614 Corps on McCallie Avenue.  Please click here to RSVP. There will be a $5.00 charge at the door.

An Easter Vacation Bible School– “A Journey with Jesus” will take place Monday – Friday, March 25 – 29, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM for children ages 6 – 12 at The East Lake Salvation Army located at 2140 East 28th Street.  A free lunch will be provided.  A graduation service will take place on Easter Sunday, at 10:00 AM.   For more information, please call 423-305-6207.

A Seder Meal on Wednesday, March 27 at 6:00 pm at the East Lake Salvation Army located at 2140 East 28th Street.  This dinner will be free.  For more information, call 423-698-4484.

On Good Friday, March 29, The Salvation Army will partner with The Dynamic Church who is hosting a community wide Easter Festival called “Hunt to Can Hunger” located at the Hamilton Place YMCA.  Their goal is to raise 1,200 pounds of non-perishable food for The Salvation Army’s Social Service Food Pantry.  There will be an Easter Bunny, Chick-fil-a Cow, and 12,000 Easter Egg hunt along with food, games and fun for all ages.  The Festival will be 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

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Also on Friday, March 29, at 7:00 PM, The Salvation Army on McCallie Avenue will host a “Tenebrae” service, meaning “darkness or shadows” in Latin.  This is an ancient Good Friday service that reflects on the events surrounding the last week of Jesus’ life and His death.  Special music will be performed by “Ten Bartram” featuring Rebekah Angel Rapp and Eleanor Angel.

Other Good Friday Services will take place on Friday, March 29, at The Salvation Army Corps located at 1019 North Moore Road and 2140 East 28th Street at 6:00 PM for both locations.  All are welcome to these worship services.

A Spring Festival, Saturday, March 30, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM, at The Salvation Army located at 1019 North Moore Road.  There will be live music, food, Easter Egg Hunt and fun for all ages.  For more information, please call 423-756-1023.

The Cleveland Salvation Army will host its first Easter Sunrise Service at the Fort Hills Cemetery of Cleveland and will begin at 7:30 AM.  Sergeant Ruthie Forgey will be leading the service.  All are welcome to attend.

The Salvation Army will celebrate Easter with its traditional Easter Sunrise Service at the National Cemetery at 1200 Bailey Avenue beside the flag pole overlooking beautiful downtown Chattanooga!  For the last 36 years, The Salvation Army has partnered with the National Cemetery for the Easter Sunrise Service.  All are invited to worship at 7:30 AM as the sun rises over Chattanooga.

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