15th Annual Easter Sunrise Service Scheduled for Hillcrest Memorial Park

15th Annual Easter Sunrise Service Scheduled for Hillcrest Memorial Park

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Posted by PhyllisG Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 10:04
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Location: 9101 Kern Canyon Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93306

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15th Annual Easter Sunrise Service Scheduled for Hillcrest Memorial Park

Inspirational service unites community’s religious leaders and musicians in inspiring morning celebration.

Early morning worshipers from throughout the Bakersfield area will join to celebrate a community tradition, Easter Sunrise Service at Hillcrest Memorial Park.  The April 8th service marks the 15th year this stirring service has united community members on the holiest day in Christianity.  The service begins at 6:00 a.m. and will be held at Hillcrest Memorial Park, 9101 Kern Canyon Road in Bakersfield.

“It is truly an honor to host this moving community tradition and to provide residents with a peaceful gathering place where they can worship and celebrate this holy day,” said Curtis Woods, general manger at Hillcrest Memorial Park, a proud Dignity Memorial® provider.  “The Easter Sunrise Service brings a renewed sense of hope and well-being to every participant.”

Senior Pastor Wendell Vinson from the Canyon Hills Assembly of God will deliver the Easter message. Scripture readings, music and song, prayers and proclamation, and a beautiful setting will inspire all who attend. Three crosses, which are stationed as a permanent feature at Hillcrest, serve as a moving backdrop for the service.

The Easter Sunrise Service is offered at no charge to community members and their guests.  Light refreshments will be served following the celebration.  Hillcrest Memorial Park is located at 9101 Kern Canyon Road, Bakersfield, CA 93306.  For more information and directions, call 661-366-5766.

About Hillcrest Memorial Park

            Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary, FD#1162 has served Bakersfield and its surrounding area families since its founding in 1962. It is the only memorial park in the Bakersfield area to offer private family estate gardens, which offer intimate exclusivity and customization for a personal resting place. Occupying approximately 80 acres, the facility offers a comforting environment, a spacious chapel, and the Hill of Valor, which honors veterans, members of the armed forces and their family and friends. The Dignity Memorial network of more than 2,000 funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers is North America’s most trusted resource for funeral and memorialization services. Dignity Memorial providers offer an unmatched combination of products and locations serving families with care, integrity, respect and service excellence. For more information, call (661) 366-5766 or visit http://www.hillcrestmemorial.com.