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Easter services in the Treasure Valley

The Lizard Butte Easter Sunrise Service is at 7:15 a.m. Sunday.
The Lizard Butte Easter Sunrise Service is at 7:15 a.m. Sunday. Idaho Statesman file

All Saints Episcopal Church: 704 S. Latah St., Boise. allsaintsboise.org.

▪  March 31: Easter vigil, 7 p.m.

▪  April 1: Easter Sunday services, 8 and 10 a.m.

All Saints Presbyterian Church: 6100 N. Locust Grove Road, Meridian. 208-658-0670, allsaintspca.org.

▪  April 1: Easter Sunday service, 10 a.m.

Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church: 2981 E. Boise Ave., Boise. bslcboise.org.

▪  March 31: Easter egg hunt, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

▪  April 1: Easter Sunday service, 9:30 a.m.

Calvary Chapel: 911 Everett St., Caldwell. 208-453-9653, calvarycaldwell.com.

▪  March 31-April 1: Community Easter Service and Extravaganza, 7 p.m. Saturday and 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Features the musical drama “This is Love,” a free BBQ after first and second services on Sunday, as well as candy, face painting and a bounce house for the kids. Free lattes and Italian sodas for all first-time visitors.

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist: 707 N. 8th St., Boise. 208-342-3511, boisecathedral.org.

▪  March 31: Holy Saturday, 9 a.m. (morning prayer), 8:30 p.m. (Easter vigil)

▪  April 1: Easter Sunday services, 8, 10, 11:45 a.m., 1:30 and 5 p.m.

Dayspring Reformed Church: Meeting at Whitney Friends Church, 3102 W. Palouse St., Boise. dayspringboise.com.

▪  April 1: Easter Sunday service, 11:15 a.m.

Eagle Christian Church: 4601 S. Surprise Way, Boise. 208-344-5191, eaglechristianchurch.com.

▪  April 1: Easter Sunday, 9:30 a.m. (breakfast), 10:15 a.m. (egg hunt), 10:45 a.m. (worship service)

Eagle Christian Church: 100 S. Short Road, Eagle. 208-286-0879, eaglechristianchurch.com.

▪  March 31: 4 and 6 p.m. (worship services), 5 to 6 p.m. (egg-stravaganza), 5:30 p.m. (egg hunt)

▪  April 1: Easter Sunday services, 8, 9:15, 10:45 a.m. and 5 pm.

Episcopal Church of the Holy Nativity: 828 W. Cherry Lane, Meridian. 208-888-4342.

▪  March 31: Great vigil of Easter, 7:30 p.m.

▪  April 1: Easter eucharist, 9:30 a.m., Easter egg hunt, 11 a.m.

Epworth Chapel on the Green: 6110 Northview St., Boise. epworthchapelonthegreen.org.

▪  March 31: Easter vigil, 8 p.m.

▪  April 1: Easter Sunday service, 10 a.m.

First Congregational United Church of Christ: 2201 Woodlawn Ave., Boise. boisefirstucc.org.

▪  March 31: Easter egg hunt, 2 p.m.

▪  April 1: Easter Sunday service, 10 a.m.

First Presbyterian Church: 950 W. State St., Boise. 208-345-3441, fpcboise.org.

▪  April 1: Easter Sunday services, 7:15 and 10:45 a.m.

Friendship Celebration Lutheran Church: 765 E. Chinden Blvd., Meridian. 208-288-2404.

▪  March 31: Easter egg hunt and activities, 1 p.m.

▪  April 1: Easter Sunday services, 7, 8:15 and 11 a.m., 9:15 a.m. (Easter breakfast), 10 a.m. (egg hunt)

Grace Anglican Church of Boise: Meeting at the Playhouse Boise, 8001 W. Fairview Ave.

▪  April 1: Easter Sunday service, 11 a.m.

Hope Lutheran Church: 331 N. Linder Road, Eagle. 208-939-9181, hopeeagle.org.

▪  April 1: Easter Sunday services, 6:30, 8:30 and 10:30 a.m., 9:45 a.m. (children’s activities/egg hunt)

Hyde Park Mennonite Fellowship: 1520 N. 12th St., Boise. 208-336-9872, hydeparkmf.com.

▪  April 1: Easter Sunrise Service at 7 a.m. (meet at Camel’s Back Park), Easter brunch at 9 a.m., egg hunt at 10 a.m., worship service at 10:30 a.m.

Immanuel Lutheran Church: 707 W. Fort St., Boise. 208-344-3011, ilcboise.org.

▪  April 1: Easter Sunday services, 8:30 and 10:30 a.m., 9:45 a.m. (egg hunt)

Lizard Butte Sunrise Association: Lizard Butte, off Idaho 95 on Symms Road just north of Marsing. lizardbuttesunrise@yahoo.com.

▪  April 1: Easter sunrise service, 7:15 a.m.

Parkview Christian Church: 201 W. Ustick Road, Meridian. 208-343-5461.

▪  April 1: Easter Sunday service, 11 a.m.

Pierce Park Baptist Church: 5350 N. Pierce Park Lane, Boise. 208-853-0447, pierceparkchurch.org.

▪  April 1: Easter Sunday service, 10:30 a.m.

Red Rock Christian Church: 1124 S Roosevelt St., Boise. 208-342-2380.

▪  March 31: Easter egg hunt, 10 a.m.

▪  April 1: Easter Sunday services, 7, 8:30, 10:45 a.m. and 5 p.m.

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church: 219 E. 1st St., Emmett. stmarys.episcopalidaho.org.

▪  April 1: Easter Sunday services, 8 and 10 a.m.

St. Michael’s Episcopal Cathedral: 518 N. 8th St., Boise. 208-342-5601, stmichaelscathedral.org.

▪  March 31: Great Vigil of Easter with Cathedral Choir, 7 p.m.

▪  April 1: Easter Sunday services, 8, 9:15 and 11 a.m.

Southminster Presbyterian Church: 6500 W. Overland Road, Boise. 208-375-5330, spcboise.org.

▪  March 31: Easter vigil, 3 to 5 p.m.

▪  April 1: Easter Sunday service, 9 and 11 a.m.

Trinity Fellowship Church: 300 N. Latah St., Boise. 208-384-1941, trinityboise.org.

▪  April 1: Easter Sunday service, 10 a.m., followed by egg hunt

Valley Shepherd Church of the Nazarene: 150 W. Maestra St., Meridian. valleyshepherd.org.

▪  March 31: Easter egg hunt, 10 a.m.

▪  April 1: Easter Sunday service, 10:45 a.m.; 9 a.m. (pancake breakfast)

FAITH CALENDAR

Sunday, April 1

Zen meditation: 7:30 to 9 a.m. Sundays at 7th Street Zendo, 917 N. 7th St., Boise. There will be two periods of seated meditation separated by 10 minutes of walking meditation. The Floating Clouds Sangha practices Zen in the lineage of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, founder of the San Francisco Zen Center. All are welcome to sit one or both sessions. 7thstreetzendo.org.

First Light service: 8:45 a.m. Sundays at First Presbyterian Church, 950 W. State St., Boise. A time of informal praise and prayer with conversation on scripture. 208-345-3441.

Meditation practice: 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Sundays at Compassion & Insight Center, 1627 S. Orchard St., Suite 200, Boise. Guided meditation and talk by Heart of the Dharma teacher Dana Marsh. No registration necessary. All welcome. heartofdharma.org.

Meditation: lightly guided: 11 a.m. Sundays at the Boise Institute for Buddhist Studies, 660 N. 9th St. Meditation tips for stability, insight, love and compassion. This includes two, 25-minute sessions focused on Buddhist topics such as Four Noble Truths, interdependence, emptiness and various other classic topics. Led by Dan Black, director of the Boise Institute for Buddhist Studies. No reservation needed. All are welcome.

Tibetan Buddhist classic: Noon to 12:45 p.m. Sundays at Boise Institute for Buddhist Studies, 660 N. 9th St. This book study examines a detailed and thorough overview by the great Kagyu founder, Gampopa. The text follows a logical progression of the Buddhist path revealing the practices for a rich spiritual life. Moderated by Dan Black. No reservation needed.

Tuesday, April 3

Zen meditation and book study: 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at 7th Street Zendo, 917 N. 7th St., Boise. One period of seated meditation followed by book study from 8 to 9 p.m. 7thstreetzendo.org.

Wednesday, April 4

Catholics Returning Home: 6:30 p.m. at St. Mark’s Catholic Community, 7960 W. Northview St., Boise. Ongoing series takes place on six consecutive Wednesday evenings for non-practicing Catholics who are seeking answers to questions about returning to the church. There will be informal sharing and an update of the Catholic faith. Audrey Weiss, 208-375-6651.

Wednesdays, April 4 and 11

Be Our Guest Free Meals: 5:30 to 7 p.m. on the first and second Wednesdays of each month in the gym behind Episcopal Church of the Holy Nativity, 828 W. Cherry Lane, Meridian. Clothing, personal items and laundry soap are available on the first Wednesday of each month from 5:30 to 7 p.m. 208-888-4342.

Friday, April 6

Zen meditation: 7:30 to 9 a.m. Fridays at 7th Street Zendo, 917 N. 7th St., Boise. Similar to Sunday, there will be two periods of seated meditation separated by 10 minutes of walking meditation. All are welcome to sit one or both sessions. 7thstreetzendo.org.

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