Early on Sunday morning a crowd gathered together to celebrate Jesus and watch the sun rise over the Bay.

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The Skarka family led everyone in some Easter Sunday worship, voices strong with the strum of the guitar.

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Later, Josh Tuttle, shared of the Jesus the Son’s rising, in the warming light of the sun rise and I knew it would be a connection that I would remember for years to come.

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It was a sunny, but cold morning and the perfect way to begin our Easter celebration.

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After the service, Christian and Ellee skipped stones across mirror smooth waters.

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While I sought out a few families to pose for a picture or two.  I have this growing theory that you really should always remember to take the time to capture your family’s ever changing moments.

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Afterwards…

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A little more stone skipping before heading over to the church for breakfast.

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We enjoyed Easter breakfast and a little catch up time with friends.

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And even had a few moments for some Easter dress parking lot twirls.

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Our Easter Sunday worship service was celebrated with some of our favorite families.

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I can’t think of a better way to spend Easter than by worshiping with our amazing church family.

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Jeremy did a wonderful job preaching and I was so proud of him and the beautiful words that he shared.

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And afterwards, more catching up, and more pictures with people we love.

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And finally, I thought I’d end with a few lyrics from my favorite Easter hymn ever.  It gives me encouragement not only at Easter, but all throughout the year.  Happy (late) Easter everyone!

“Because He lives, I can face tomorrow.

Because He lives, all fear is gone.
Because I know, He holds the future.

And life is worth the living, just because He lives.”

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Written by lauraherr8

I love Jesus, my Youth Pastor Husband and our two beautiful children. I'm a professional photographer and I love people, especially kids. My best days include time with my family, Hot Yoga and a Mint Chocolate Chip ice cream cone.

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