Alex Gondola

Alex Gondola ( is senior pastor at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Wapakoneta, Ohio. He is author of four books, including Holidays Are Holy Days (CSS, 2004), and numerous articles.

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  • Easter Sunday is usually the day churches are as full as they ever get. So it’s a great opportunity to express the good news of Christ’s resurrection in a powerful way. This dramatic Easter presentation has a strong scriptural foundation and it engages worshipers in a creative, participatory manner. You can and should adapt it to suit your sanctuary and congregation, using, for example, more or fewer volunteers or different symbols. We’ve used this format both as a sunrise/Sonrise service and at the regular worship hour.

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