Stories tagged with: easter egg hunt

April 19, 2014 - 5:11pm
13 weeks 4 days ago

The North Terrace Church of Christ held their first ever Community Easter Egg hunt on Saturday.

An estimated $3,000 people of all ages came to watch local children hunt for more 15,000 easter eggs. Along with the hunt, visitors enjoyed bounce houses, food and face painting. Lead Minister of the church, Matt Mehaffey says he hopes the crowds also took home an important message with them.

"Easter is really about the fact that Jesus has risen and that's the most important...

April 17, 2014 - 11:24am
14 weeks 15 hours ago

For Christians the next few days are some of the most important in the Christian calendar.

To celebrate the season the Rushing Wind Biker Church is hosting an Easter Egg hunt Saturday for children and grandchildren of biker's in the community. 100 Easter baskets will also be given away at the event.

While, they look forward to the event they do it for a greater reason.

"What we want to be able to do as they're looking for the eggs and receiving their baskets we're...

April 12, 2014 - 4:30pm
14 weeks 5 days ago

Hundreds of families throughout the area met at the House of Grace Church to hunt for Easter eggs on Saturday.

more than 20,000 eggs were sprawled throughout the grounds. Each egg either contained candy or a special gift certificate for the children to take home with them.

They loved it, totally loved it. They been coming to us and the bikes, you ought to have seen the little boys face when he pulled the bike out of his egg, I was right there close to him and he was ready to see...

March 28, 2013 - 5:19pm
1 year 16 weeks ago

The House of Grace Church will be hiding 10-thousand Easter eggs filled with candy this Saturday at their first Easter egg hunt.

About 30 church members put together the Easter eggs and will hide them around the nine acres of land in the front yard of the church on Saturday. The Easter egg hunt is for kids of all ages and will take place at 2960 Maysville Pike.

"We've got over ten-thousand eggs and the people have to get out here and let the children pick them up and take...

March 19, 2013 - 2:37pm
1 year 18 weeks ago

A Zanesville man returns home to serve the community.

Joe Dunlap has been away from Zanesville for 22 years. He's served as a pastor in Atlanta, Georgia and a funeral brought him back home where he connected with old friends.

"I had one sit down and ask me if I would come home and start a church," explained Pastor of House of Grace Joe Dunlap. "I was pastoring in Atlanta. I'd been in Atlanta, Georgia area for five years and I said well I'll go home and pray about...

April 7, 2012 - 5:20pm
2 years 15 weeks ago

Kids brought their baskets to one of the biggest Easter egg hunts in our area...

About 6,000 eggs were hidden around 12 acres of land at Dresden Road Baptist Church. Pastor Gary Butler said it's something his church has been planning for a while.

"We're very excited. We wanted to do something to reach out to our community. As a church, we've been trying to reach out, and get out of the pew and get into the pavement, is what we've been saying. So we've been trying to reach...

April 1, 2012 - 4:52pm
2 years 16 weeks ago

Easter Sunday is a week away, but festivities have already begun...

Kids brought their baskets to Lake Isabella on Saturday for an Easter Egg Hunt. Lake Trustee Teresa Little said more children participated than she expected.

"Last year was our first one, we had 70 some last year and this year we've had 105. And we just enjoy having all the kids and, you know, it's something to do before we open," said Little.

Over 1,000 Easter eggs were hidden around the lake's...

April 17, 2011 - 8:03pm
3 years 14 weeks ago
April 16, 2011 - 5:04pm
3 years 14 weeks ago

The Easter Bunny made a special appearance in Zanesville on Saturday.

The Putnam Pride Committee hosted an Easter egg hunt at the Forever Dads facility in Zanesville. Volunteer Joyce Krouskoupf said Putnam area businesses wanted to do something special for the kids.

"Seeing the excitement of all the kids, they were so excited they got to get their candy and go and find the eggs and seeing the Easter bunny, they really liked that," she said.

She said they...

April 3, 2010 - 5:29pm
4 years 16 weeks ago

More than a thousand parents and children descended on Riverside Park Saturday morning for a massive Easter egg hunt.

With baskets in hand, children went after the 12,000 eggs stashed throughout the park. Fifty of the eggs had a ticket for a new bike, gas grill or free meals at Bob Evans and eggs were not the only thing kids were hunting for.

"Candy is in the eggs!" says Scarlett Toombs

"In addition to the eggs we have over 30,000 pieces of candy...

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