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Houston Area Non-Egg and Bunny – Easter Activities

The Easter Egg and Easter Bunny have evolved into a cute tradition many families indulge in. It’s whimsical and sweet and an excuse to get your kids a little something. However, it is not the reason for the season. Houston has a plethora of egg hunting and bunny hopping opportunities but if you want to focus on the true meaning of Easter here are some great places to go to get the holiday back on track!


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North/ Northwest

  • Champion Forest Baptist Church Jersey Village Journey to the Cross (NW Houston) – This indoor production tells the story of Jesus’ ministry, death and resurrection, complete with live band, orchestra, choir and live animals! This interactive, family friendly, free worship experience help you visualize the Easter story in a new way. Tickets are required, but FREE of charge. Friday, April 15, 6-7:30pm.
  • Church Project Stations of the Cross (The Woodlands) – A self-guided walk through of the moments leading up to Christ’s death and resurrection. This experience is a solemn time of prayer and meditation on Scripture and the finished work of Jesus. The stations retrace the finals steps of Jesus through Jerusalem to Calvary, accompanied by artwork and an interactive prayer guide. There will also be a kid’s interactive guide for parents to take their children through each station in a meaningful way for them. Friday, April 15, 6-9pm.
  • Champion Forest Baptist Church Jersey Village Journey to the Cross (NW Houston) – This indoor production tells the story of Jesus’ ministry, death and resurrection, complete with live band, orchestra, choir and live animals! This interactive, family friendly, free worship experience help you visualize the Easter story in a new way. Tickets are required, but FREE of charge. Friday, April 15, 6-7:30pm.
  • Church Project Stations of the Cross (The Woodlands) – A self-guided walk through of the moments leading up to Christ’s death and resurrection. This experience is a solemn time of prayer and meditation on Scripture and the finished work of Jesus. The stations retrace the finals steps of Jesus through Jerusalem to Calvary, accompanied by artwork and an interactive prayer guide. There will also be a kid’s interactive guide for parents to take their children through each station in a meaningful way for them. Friday, April 15, 6-9pm.
  • Houston First Church of God – Journey to the Cross (NW Houston) Friday, April 15th, 3-7pm. You will walk through 10 stations and experience the journey that Jesus and his disciples took to the cross like never before. Go through by yourself, with a group or with your family as all ages are welcome.
  • Lakewood United Methodist Church – Journey to the Cross (NW Houston) – Follow the self-guided path to see imagery and hear scripture that tells of the moments leading to Jesus being laid in the tomb. Bring a device (cell phone or tablet) to scan QR codes that will allow you to listen, pray, and reflect on your own or as a family. Journey to the Cross will be open from 9:30 am Sunday, March 6 through Easter Sunday, April 17.
  • Messiah Lutheran Church – Journey to the Cross (Cypress) is hosting an interactive, self-guided tour through Jesus’ last week, April 15th, 10am – noon, Free. Ever wondered what it might be like the last week with Jesus? Come experience it for yourself! Join us for “Journey To The Cross” and experience Jesus’ last week. Tour at your own pace. You will get to see and hear the story of all that Jesus went through. 
  • Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church “Living Passion of Christ” – Drive Through (College Station) – Beginning at the corner of Woodcreek and the Hwy 6 NB access road, just north of Rock Prairie, passersby will see a series of scenes featuring live actors that takes you from Jesus’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, through the days leading to the crucifixion, and, ultimately, to the empty tomb representing the resurrection of Christ. Friday, April 15, 6:30-8pm.
  • Second Baptist Church – Passion Experience Second Baptist is sharing the Passion Week Experience at several of their campuses. For two thousand years, Christians have observed the  Stations of the Cross, a devotional exercise to reflect on the importance of Christ’s sacrifice on the cross and all the events surrounding it….As you visit each beautiful exhibit, you will walk the final steps of Jesus and experience the passion and the power of our Savior’s love for us like never before.
    • Cypress Wednesday, April 13th, 5-8pm; Thursday, April 14th, 9am – 8pm; and Friday, April 15th, 1-8pm

West/ Southwest

  • Encourager Church Journey to the Cross (West Houston/ Katy) – This year you can experience Easter in a beautiful way as you join us for an interactive devotional for all ages. You will walk through several incredible areas surrounding the betrayal, crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus. Invite your friend! Times: April 14: 4-8:30pm, April 15: noon-8:30 PM, April 16: noon-8:30pm, April 17: 1-4pm
  • The Holy Ghost Community (Bellaire) – Way of the Cross The way of the cross will be presented on Fridays during Lent, in English at 6pm and Spanish at 7:30pm
  • Second Baptist Church – Passion Experience Second Baptist is sharing the Passion Week Experience at several of their campuses. For two thousand years, Christians have observed the  Stations of the Cross, a devotional exercise to reflect on the importance of Christ’s sacrifice on the cross and all the events surrounding it….As you visit each beautiful exhibit, you will walk the final steps of Jesus and experience the passion and the power of our Savior’s love for us like never before.
    • WoodwayWednesday & Thursday, April 13th & 14th, 10am – 9pm and Friday, April 15th, 2-9pm
    • WestWednesday & Thursday, April 13th & 14th, 11am – 7pm and Friday, April 15th, 1:30-4pm
    • South Wednesday, April 13th, 5-8pm; Thursday, April 14th, noon – 8pm; and Friday, April 15th, noon-4pm
    • 1463 Wednesday, April 13th, 5-8pm; Thursday and Friday, April 14th & 15th, 1-8pm
  • St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church (Bellaire) – Living Stations of the Cross – Living Stations on Thursday, April 14, 2pm and Stations of the Cross on Friday at noon
  • St. Luke’s UMC – Marcel Dupre’s Le Chemin de la Croix Concert (River Oaks) – Experience a dramatic retelling of the moments leading up to Christ’s crucifixion through a powerful combination of music and poetry with St. Luke’s Organist, Jim Roman and Rev. Cliff Ritter. Tuesday, April 12, 7:30pm
  • University of St. Thomas – Way of the Cross ProcessionFriday, April 15th, 10:15am. Starting at the Chapel of St. Basil and ending at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, walkers continue throughout the city in a 2.2 mile procession. The walk includes five stations, gospel readings, reflections, and choral presentations. Bus Return to UST: $3 donation.

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South/ Southeast

He is not here; for he is risen…   

Matthew 28:6
Easter in Houston - Where to have a meaningful experience when you want the focus on He who is risen rather than eggs and bunnies.

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