Easter, Passover, Palm Sunday celebrations planned in Heuvelton, Potsdam, Canton, Norfolk, Colton, Norwood March 23, 24
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 6:12 am

The religious community in St. Lawrence County will kick off the Easter and Passover season this weekend with multiple events.

The Mystery Players from Immaculate Heart Central School will give a presentation of the Stations of the Cross at St. Raphael Catholic Church in Heuvelton Sunday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m.

The players travels all over the northeast during Lent to perform their play.

Small children may be frightened by the portrayal.

North Country Community Church, Potsdam, will celebrate the Passover season with the annual Messianic Passover Seder March 24 beginning at 10 a.m.

The event includes a covered dish brunch.

Families are encouraged to participate in this ceremony, designed to teach children about the history and beliefs of the Jewish and Christian faiths.

Bring side dishes, deserts and beverages to share.

Roast chicken will be provided as the entree.

Contact Ed Sachs at northcountrychurch@gmail.com or 265-8252 for more information.

A Palm Sunday procession through the park in Canton will be held Sunday, March 24 at 9 a.m.

The procession will begin in the Fellowship Hall of the First Presbyterian Church with a potluck breakfast, followed by a parade around the park with songs and palms.

The congregations of Grace Episcopal, United Methodist, St. Mary’s and the Presbyterian churches will participate.

In Norfolk the New Life Christian Fellowship, 30 N Main St., will host a free Palm Sunday breakfast March 24 from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Eggs, bacon, sausage, ham and toast will be served.

For more call 262-7451.

In Colton the Methodist Church will hold Easter services Sunday, March 24 at 9 a.m.; Friday, March 29 at 2 p.m.; Sunday, March 31 at 6:30 a.m. at “Sunday Rock” and Sunday, March 31 at 9 a.m.

For more information contact Shirley Gardner at 386-2103.

The United Methodist Church, Norwood, will hold the annual community free will Easter dinner Sunday, March 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu will consist of a baked ham dinner with all the trimmings, dessert, coffee and tea. Donations are not expected but will be accepted.