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March 28, 2013

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Easter: Join the Celebration

Alleluia! He is risen! Pastor Paul A. Sweet and the congregation of the East Hampstead Union Church invite the community to Easter morning worship on Sun., March 31, at 10:00 a.m. Above are scenes depicted in the church that reflect some of the steps of the Death and Resurrection of Jesus, and Easter Scripture. Top photo, left, is the pulpit where the message will be delivered by Pastor Sweet. It was just before the Passover Festival. Jesus knew that the hour had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end, John 13:1-17. East Hampstead Union Church is located at 225 East Main Street (Rte.121A), East Hampstead. Families and friends may also gather for traditional Easter egg hunts and special dinners.  All are welcome. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Eastern Star Presentation

Order of Eastern Star Corinthian Chapter Queen Esther No.23 of Kingston, presented a check to the Kingston Community Library for its wish list and the continuing construction projects, including a life saving defibrillator. Above, from left, Clovis Leach, worthy patron; Jane Christie, library trustee treasurer; Holly Ouellette, chaplin; June Leach, associate matron; and Lesley Hume, library trustee chairman. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Exeter Easter Mass

St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, located at the corner of Front Street and Lincoln Street, will be celebrating Easter Mass at several convenient times. Join friends and family on Easter Sunday, March 31, at 7:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., and 11:00 a.m. Happy Easter to all. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Appalachian Club President

John D. Judge, above, President and CEO, Appalachian Mountain Club, was special guest speaker at the Wyndham Andover Hotel. The event was hosted by the Yankee Clipper Council, Boy Scouts of America. Pictured from left, Brandon Johnson, Troop 33 of Hampstead; Zach Sheltra, Troop 33 of Hampstead, Mr. Judge, and Brendan Megan, Troop 9 of Atkinson. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

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