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8 Easter Sunday services to attend in metro Atlanta

Make your Easter mean more than just a basket full of candy by bringing your family to one of the area's Easter services.

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These eight church services taking place Easter Sunday, April 21, will offer a little something for everyone with a mixture of sunrise, traditional and children's services. 

Find your perfect Easter celebration with this local lineup:

A large crowd gathers for the 74th annual Easter sunrise service on top of Stone Mountain Sunday, April 1, 2018. STEVE SCHAEFER / SPECIAL TO THE AJC
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Stone Mountain Park Sunrise Service. 7 a.m. Sunday, April 21. 1000 Robert E. Lee Drive, Stone Mountain. 770-498-5690. www.stonemountainpark.com.

Experience the beauty and majesty of the Sunrise Service atop Stone Mountain. Gates open at 3 a.m. with the Summit Skyride carrying visitors to the top beginning at 4. This interdenominational service will feature special guest Montell Jordan from Victory World Church.

Mount Paran Church Easter Service. 8 a.m., 9:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m. Sunday, April 21. 2055 Mount Paran Road NW, Atlanta. 404-923-8700. www.mountparan.com.

Celebrate the resurrection with three services on Sunday at Mount Paran Church. Make sure to arrive a little early to take advantage of the shuttle service. 

Kennesaw Mountain Sunrise Service. 7 a.m. Sunday, April 21. 900 Kennesaw Mountain Drive, Kennesaw. www.mariettakiwanis.org.

Join the Kiwanis and Rotary Clubs of Marietta for a Sunrise Service at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. This service will take place on the lawn in front of the Kennesaw Mounatin Battlefield Visitor's Center, so make sure to bring your lawn chairs. 

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Easter Service at North Avenue Presbyterian Church. 6:30 a.m., 9 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Sunday, April 21. 607 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-875-0431. www.napc.org.

With three different Easter services to choose from, including Jazz, Urban Sunrise, contemporary and traditional worship services, you can't go wrong spending your Sunday at North Avenue Presbyterian Church. 

Easter Sunrise Service with Church Without Walls. 7 a.m. Sunday, April 21. Candler Park Picnic Pavilion 2. 1500 McLendon Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-604-8124. www.gentlespirit.org.

Enjoy the outdoors on Easter at the Church Without Walls service taking place at Candler Park. After the service stick around for a potluck breakfast cookout. 

A worker hangs a wreath at Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church on Thursday, April 4, 2019. King was assassinated at the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis 51 years ago today. BRANDEN CAMP/SPECIAL

Ebenezer Baptist Church Resurrection Sunday Service. 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday, April 21. 101 Jackson St. NE, Atlanta. 404-688-7300. www.ebenezeratl.org.

Come as you are this Sunday to Ebenezer Baptist Church, which offers two Resurrection Sunday services featuring Rev. Raphael G. Warnock Ph.D. and special guest artist Marica Chisolm. A children's program will follow the 11 a.m. service. 

Peachtree Road United Methodist Church Sunrise Service and Easter Day Worship. 6:30 a.m. for Sunrise Service, 8:15 a.m., 9:45 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. for Easter Service. 3180 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. 404-266-2373. www.prumc.org.

Celebrate at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church with a variety of services, including an early service at sunrise and three festival worship services throughout the morning. Visitors will enjoy an exciting sermon from Rev. Bill Britt as well as The Chancel Choir, Atlanta Brassworks and more.

Easter at Buckhead Church. 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sunday, April 21. 3336 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. 404-814-7000. www.buckheadchurch.org.

Spend an Easter filled with contemporary music, laughter, entertainment and inspiration at Buckhead Church, with services at 9, 11 and 1. 

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