New Life Church Hosted Easter Egg Hunt and Breakfast

April 25, 2014

by Tom Tollefson

New Life Christian Church offered something for both children and adults in their Easter event held last Saturday.  The Hudson based church offered a free community breakfast at 9 a.m. for everyone with an egg hunt following at 10 a.m.

“We wanted to do it (put on this event) as a way to build a bridge to the community and let them know that we are here for them, care for them and serve the needs of their family,” New Life Pastor Ken Heath said.

Several dozen children and adults alike sat down for a full breakfast of bacon, pancakes, fruit, and of course, eggs.

“I like the bacon.  It was a pleasant smell walking in,” said parishioner Adam Wallis.

About 400 plastic eggs were hidden through the church’s Sunday school classrooms and in the yard outside.

“I like finding the Easter Eggs and seeing what was in inside was exciting,” Amanda Dalphond, 10, said.

The eggs were filled with candy and paper with encouraging Bible verses written down about Jesus Christ.  A total of 12 children ages 2-10 scampered through eagerly finding the eggs.  As the children looked for the eggs, their parents took photos and spent time socializing with others along the way.

“I thought it was a lot of fun.  It was a nice way to spend a Saturday morning,” said Misty Dery, who was in attendance with her two children.

New Life Christian Church is a part of the Christian and Missionary Alliance.  They also hosted a Thanksgiving dinner, and are involved with Care Net Pregnancy Center in Manchester, Anne Marie House, and have sent out missionaries to Haiti in the Dominican Republic.  For more information, log onto www.newlifechristianchurch.org.