Groups sponsor free Easter meals on April 1

ALLOUEZ — Spring has come, at least on the calendar, and Easter will soon follow. We will celebrate the triumph of Christ over death and his promise of eternal life for us. Such great joy is meant to be shared with others.

The following groups are offering free meals on Easter Sunday, April 1. All are welcome and reservations are not needed, except as noted.

APPLETON

We Care Meals will host its annual “Easter Celebration Dinner” from noon to 2 p.m. at Capitol Center, 725 W. Capitol Drive. No reservations needed. For delivery, call (920) 697-1638. Volunteers needed, Saturday and Sunday; call Ed at (920) 731-7867. Send check donations to “We Care Meals,” c/o Goodwill Industries, 1800 Appleton Road, Menasha, WI 54952.

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 740 E. College Ave., will have a pancake breakfast and Easter egg hunt from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Freewill offering. A traditional service will follow at 10 a.m. Donations toward the egg hunt are welcome, call (920) 731-3288.

GILLETT

Hillside Assembly of God, 5890 State Highway 22 W. Easter breakfast will be at 9 a.m., until the 10 a.m. worship service. No reservations needed.

GREEN BAY

Bay City Baptist Church, 1840 Bond St., will have an Easter pancake and porkie breakfast from 9 to 10:15 a.m. An Easter service will follow at 10:30 a.m. Donations welcome; call (920) 499-5561.

OSHKOSH

Father Carr’s Place 2B, 1062 N. Koeller St. (Hwys. 21 and 41), will host its 44th annual Easter Day dinner from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Mother Teresa Center. Home-delivered meals are available from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call by Friday, March 30 — (920) 231-2378 — to request meal delivery. Desserts may be dropped off on Saturday before 4 p.m. or on Easter from 9-11 a.m. Needed: Donations of stick butter, desserts, canned goods and gift cards in $10 denominations; volunteers to deliver meals between 10 a.m. and noon.

POUND

Hillside Assembly of God North, 2023 County Road Q, will host Easter breakfast at 8 a.m. until the 9 a.m. Easter service. No reservations needed.

SEYMOUR

New Life United Methodist Church of Seymour and Cicero, 721 Pleasant Way, will host a free community meal from noon to 1:30 p.m. Make reservations or for local deliveries and rides call by Wednesday, March 28: Call (920) 833-7308. Monetary donations are also welcome.