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Easter Sunrise Service (Duke Gardens)

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Sunday, April 21, 2019
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6:30 am - 7:30 am
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Rev. Dr. Richard Hays

All are welcome to attend the Chapel's Easter Sunrise Service on the south lawn of the Sarah P. Duke Gardens. Gates will open at 6:00 a.m. PLEASE bring flashlights to help you navigate the darkened path from the parking lots through the gardens. There are chairs for this service, but you may also want to bring a towel to wipe the chairs of dew that has accumulated overnight.

The guest preacher is the Rev. Dr. Richard Hays, George Washington Ivey Professor Emeritus of New Testament at Duke Divinity School.

The rain location for this service is Duke Chapel.