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Oklahoma City-area churches plan holiday egg hunts, other Easter-themed activities

Numerous churches, including Victory Church, are planning Easter egg hunts in the Oklahoma City metro area.
From Staff Reports Published: April 12, 2014

Victory Church will distribute more than 125,000 Easter eggs at 24 metro elementary schools and apartment complexes throughout the metro beginning at 9 a.m. April 19.

Along with the Easter egg hunts, the church will offer free prizes, games, and activities for families, including face painting and drawings for prizes like new bicycles.

“We couldn’t be more excited for this year’s Easter egg hunt,” said the Rev. Jed Chappell, Victory Church’s outreach pastor. “This year, we are doubling the number of eggs being distributed, as well as the number of locations we are visiting. Victory Church is passionate about our city, and this is just one of the ways we can provide a positive family event for our neighbors to enjoy.”

The event will be at the following schools in the Putnam City School District: Apollo, Arbor Grove, Central, James L. Dennis, Ralph Downs, Hilldale, Lake Park, Northridge, Overholser, Tulakes, Western Oaks, Wiley Post and Windsor Hills elementary schools, and Kenneth Cooper, Hefner, Mayfield, Western Oaks (football field) and James Capps (football field) middle schools.

Others egg hunts offered by metro churches include:

•Easter carnival and egg hunt, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Victory Church-Norman, 1201 W Boyd. Free food, inflatables, rock climbing wall, bungee trampoline, family games and crafts.

•Easter egg hunt, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, New Covenant United Methodist Church, 2700 S Boulevard, Edmond. Petting zoo, photo booth, Easter Bunny, face painting, balloon artist, bounce house, food. 562-3200;

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