On the holiest week of the year for Christians, Mission Arlington® hosts several Easter events which provides support for families in our community.
- The Easter Store – a place on our campus where families can receive Easter supplies and spring clothes. 138 families (640 people) received help last year. The store opens again April 17th & 18th, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. For more information, click this LINK!
- Maundy Thursday Youth Service – 210 youth leaders gathered on the Thursday of Holy Week last year to worship in a service designed specifically for them. The next service happens on April 18th, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.;
- “World’s Largest” Easter egg hunt – 5,388 children (with their families) came together for food, bouncy houses, and about 100,000 Easter eggs on the Saturday before Easter last year. Next year’s event happens April 20th, 2019 from 10:00 to 3:00 p.m. For more information, and/or for ways you can be involved, click this LINK!
Quick Reference to more Holiday Events
Click the links below to discover more information about the next round of holiday ministries.
- Fall Festival – October 26th, from noon to 4 p.m.; To learn more details about this event, and/or to discover ways you can provide support, click here.
- Thanksgiving Day – November 28th, 8:00 a.m.; To learn more about the details of this day, the preparation leading up to the day, and/or the ways you can provide support, click here;
- Christmas Store – December 14th – December 23rd (excluding Sundays) from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day; For gift ideas, click here; For more information about the Christmas season, and ways you can join in, please click this link;
Thank you so much for your support!
Each major event we do, like the ones listed above, generally take a year in advance to get ready. For example, we receive school supplies, Christmas toys, and Thanksgiving food all year long, setting it aside until “the day” arrives.
As you may know, it isn’t at all unusual to have groups sorting and moving Christmas toys in the summer months, because that’s just what it takes to get ready. We work all year long on each holiday event.
Your prayers make a difference, and we appreciate not just the way you give your time when you volunteer, but also the opportunity to work alongside of you day by day. You make it easy to care for people. Thank you. To God be the glory!