Holy Week and Easter events in the area include:
Blue Mound United Methodist Church, 8421 N. Interstate 35
- Easter Sunday — 6:45 a.m. sunrise service at Trietsch Ranch, 2862 Henry Lane in Sanger, followed by a light breakfast; 10:45 a.m. traditional worship service at the church, followed by an egg hunt for children
Cross Timbers Community Church, 1119 S. U.S. Highway 377 in Argyle
- Saturday — Easter services at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.
- Easter Sunday — Worship at 8, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m.
Cross Timbers Community Church–Denton, 312 W. McKinney St.
- Maundy Thursday — 7 p.m. worship service
- Saturday — Easter worship services at 4:30 and 6 p.m.
- Easter Sunday — Worship services and celebration at 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m.
Faith United Methodist Church, 6060 Teasley Lane
- Maundy Thursday — 7 p.m. worship
- Good Friday — 7 p.m. worship
- Easter Sunday — 7:30 a.m. sunrise worship; 10:30 a.m. Easter celebration
First United Methodist Church of Krum, 1001 E. McCart St. in Krum
- Good Friday - 6 p.m. worship service
First Christian Church of Denton, 1203 Fulton St.
- Good Friday — noon community worship service of Scripture and song
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 2255 N. Bonnie Brae St.
- Holy Thursday — 7 p.m. bilingual Mass
- Good Friday — noon Via Crucis; 3 p.m. service; 7 p.m. service in Spanish
- Holy Saturday — 8 p.m. Easter vigil Mass (bilingual)
- Easter Sunday — Mass in English at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.; Mass in Spanish at 12:30 and 2:30 p.m.
Southeast Denton Ministerial Alliance community service at St. Emmanuel Baptist Church, 509 Lakey St.
- Easter Sunday — 6 a.m. sunrise service, with pastor Kenneth Davis of Empowered Outreach Church leading the service
St. David of Wales Episcopal Church, 623 Ector St.
- Maundy Thursday — 7 p.m. Holy Eucharist Rite 1 with foot washing, with guest preacher Christopher Wells
- Good Friday — noon Good Friday liturgy; 7 p.m. Good Friday liturgy with guest preacher Christopher Wells
- The Great Vigil of Easter (Saturday) — 8 p.m. vigil gathering
- Easter Sunday — 8 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite I; 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II, followed by an Easter egg hunt for children
St. Mark Catholic Church, 6500 Crawford Drive in Denton near Argyle
- Holy Thursday — 7 p.m. Mass; 8-10 p.m. adoration
- Good Friday — 3 p.m. Stations of the Cross; 7 p.m. Lord's Passion, veneration of the cross and communion
- Holy Saturday — 8 p.m. Easter vigil Mass
- Easter Sunday — Mass at 7, 9 and 11:30 a.m.; 1:30 p.m. Mass in Spanish
Trinity United Methodist Church, 633 Hobson Lane; 940-566-2291
- Maundy Thursday — 7 p.m. worship service
- Good Friday — 7 p.m. worship service
- Easter Sunday — 8:30 a.m. traditional Easter worship; 9 a.m. Easter Bunny breakfast for families; 9:45 a.m. contemporary Easter worship; 11 a.m. traditional Easter worship service
Egg hunts & spring activities
7:45 to 8:30 p.m. — Teen Twilight Easter Egg Hunt at Denia Recreation Center, 1001 Parvin St. Teens must bring a flashlight. Includes door prizes. Check in early at Denia, and the hunt begins at sundown. For ages 11-16. Free.
9 to 10 a.m. — Easter egg hunt at Trinity United Methodist Church, 633 Hobson Lane
9:30 a.m. to noon — Easter Eggstravaganza and Egg Hunt at Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Features free carnival games, inflatables, a magic show, crafts and more than 30,000 eggs. Egg hunt rolls out at 11:30 a.m. at Quakertown Park, where the fields will be divided by age groups — infant to 2 years old, age 3, age 4, age 5 through kindergarten, grades 1-2 and grades 3-5. The Easter Bunny will attend for free pictures (just bring your cellphone or camera).
10 a.m. — Community Easter Egg Hunt at First Christian Church of Denton, 1203 Fulton St.
10 to 11:30 a.m. — Denton Community Church Easter egg and scavenger hunt at the large pavilion at North Lakes Park, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. For children up to age 12. Younger children hunt for eggs and older children do a scavenger hunt. Activities start after a short presentation about the meaning of Easter. Refreshments will be served.
10:30 a.m. — Easter egg hunt at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1424 Stuart Road. For infants through 11-year-olds. More than 2,500 eggs, prize baskets and refreshments. Free.
Noon to 2 p.m. — Pictures with the Easter Bunny at Golden Boy Coffee, 1803 Elm St. Get a photo with the Easter bunny for a $5 donation, benefiting North Texas Roller Derby.
1:30 to 3:30 p.m. — Cross Timbers Community Church Easter Egg Hunt at the Argyle campus, 1119 S. U.S. Highway 377. Includes free food, bounce houses, petting zoo, obstacle course, ice cream trucks, DJ, games and more. Hang around after for the church's first Easter service at 4 p.m.
10:30 a.m. — Easter egg hunt at Denton Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1111 Cordell St.
11:15 a.m. — Easter egg hunt at St. David of Wales Episcopal Church, 623 Ector St.
1 p.m. — Easter egg bike hunt with Oak Street Drafthouse, 308 E. Oak St. Each stop on this adult bike ride will have hidden Easter eggs filled with cash, shirts, sunglasses, beer coupons, koozies and gift cards. Must wear a helmet and sign a waiver.
2 to 6 p.m. — The Backyard Market at East(er) Side. Local makers and artists showcase their wares to purchase at East Side Denton, 117 E. Oak St.