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Here's how you can celebrate Easter Sunday while social distancing

Easter Sunday is one of the important days of the year in the Christian community, but celebrating in person isn't possible due to the coronavirus outbreak.

ARKANSAS, USA — Easter Sunday is one of the important days of the year in the Christian community.

It’s usually a time for big church gatherings, but that isn’t feasible as we continue to practice social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.

Churches across the world are encouraging followers to celebrate while maintaining social distancing guidelines, and there are many online resources to make celebrating easier on April 12.

Here are some churches that will host services this Easter Sunday in Arkansas:

Cornerstone Fellowship Baptist Church

Cornerstone Fellowship Baptist Church will be having a drive-in/tailgate service in their church parking lot at 10 a.m. The church is located at 210 W Woodson Lateral Rd in Hensley.

New Life Church

New Life is planning an online Easter service. You can join in by going to their Facebook, YouTube, or live.newlifechurch.tv on Sunday, April 12 at 10:30 a.m. They will also have live chats and commenting so they can connect with you and your families. 

Saint Mark Baptist Church

Saint Mark Baptist Church in Little Rock will live stream its services on Easter Sunday at 10 a.m. on their website.

LakePointe Church

LakePointe Church in Hot Springs will have a drive-in Easter egg hunt. On Saturday, April 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., you will have the opportunity to stop by LakePointe City Church and pick up an Easter Family Fun Pack. This family fun pack will come with candy filled Easter eggs, a family devotion, as well as some games you can play together. The church will also be having a drive-in worship service from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Sunday.

First Baptist of Little Rock

On THV11, you can watch First Baptist of Little Rock's Easter Sunday services at 6:30 a.m. and 10 a.m.

First United Methodist Church of Jacksonville

JFUMC will be doing a drive-thru Easter egg hunt! Easter egg pictures will be hidden all around the church campus. Start at the kitchen, pick up an entry form, drive around and count how many eggs you can find in the windows and outside, fill out the form, place it back in the box. Prizes will be distributed at a later date.  

That.Church

That.Church will be live streaming multiple church services throughout Easter Sunday, beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 4 p.m. You can visit www.that.church/easter for more information. 

St. James United Methodist Church

St. James United Methodist Church will have live streams at 9:30 a.m. and 10:55 a.m. on their Facebook page and website. They will also have a Flowering Cross where your family can bring flowers from your yard and add to the cross and take pictures, just make sure to follow social distancing guidelines. You can also stop by the church and color a parking spot with chalk and sign your name!  

Fellowship Bible Church

Fellowship Bible Church will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 5 p.m. 

Immanuel Baptist Church (Little Rock)

Immanuel Baptist Church will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 10:45 a.m. on YouTube, website, app and Facebook.

Mosaic Church

Mossic Church will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 10:45 a.m. online and on Facebook.

First Presbyterian Church

Find more about their First Presbyterian Church Easter services here.

Geyer Springs First Baptist Church (Little Rock)

Geyer Springs First Baptist Church will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. on YouTube, website, app and Facebook.

First North Little Rock

First North Little Rock will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 8:30, 10, 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. on their website.

First Pentecostal Church (North Little Rock)

First Pentecostal Church will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. on their website.

Holland Chapel (Benton)

Holland Chapel will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. on their website and Facebook.

Midtowne Church (Benton)

Midtowne Church will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 10 a.m. on their website.

Church at Rock Creek

Church at Rock Creek will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 9 a.m. on their website and Facebook.

East End Baptist Church

East End Baptist Church will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 10 a.m. on Facebook.

Beebe Nazarene Church

Beebe Nazarene Church will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 10:30 a.m. on their website.

First United Methodist Church

First United Methodist Church will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Facebook and their website.

Little Rock Church

Little Rock Church will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 10 a.m. on Facebook.

First Baptist Church (Jacksonville) 

First Baptist Church will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 11 a.m. on their website and Facebook.

Christ Community Church (Little Rock)

Christ Community Church will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 9 a.m. on their website.

Lifeline Baptist Church (Southwest Little Rock)

Lifeline Baptist Church will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 10:50 a.m. on Facebook and YouTube. They will also ring their church bells from 8 a.m. to 8:10 a.m.

Christ the King (Little Rock)

Christ the King will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 10 a.m. on their website.

The Summit Church (Conway, Little Rock, Saline County)

The Summit Church will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. on their website.

First Baptist Cabot Grace Fellowship (Cabot)

First Baptist Cabot Grace Fellowship will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on their website. The Lord's supper will be observed. 

Grace Fellowship (Cabot)

Grace Fellowship will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 10:30 a.m. on Facebook.

ChangePoint Church (Cabot)

ChangePoint Church will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 10 a.m. on their website.They’ll have an Easter drive thru for the kids from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. where you can pick up a special gift for the kids.

Cathedral of St. Andrew (Downtown Little Rock)

Cathedral of St. Andrew will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 10 a.m. on Facebook and YouTube.

Second Baptist Church (Downtown Little Rock)

Second Baptist Church will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 10:30 a.m. on their website.

Central Baptist (North Little Rock) 

Central Baptist will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 10:15 a.m. on their website.

Journey Church (Jonesboro)

Journey Church will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at  9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. on their website. They will also have an Easter Jam (online family experience)  at 2 p.m.

First Baptist Church (Jonesboro) 

First Baptist Church will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 11 a.m.

Fellowship (Jonesboro)

Fellowship will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 10 a.m. on their website. You can also join the Easter parade at 4 p.m. drive to area hospitals and nursing homes. Decorate your car and/or signs in big letters encouraging healthcare workers and those shut in.

Southwest Church of Christ (Jonesboro)

Southwest Church of Christ will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually at 10 a.m. on their website and Facebook. It will also be broadcasted on 98.5FM. There is no parking lot service due to potential for thunderstorms

St. Mark's Episcopal Church (Jonesboro)

St. Mark's Episcopal Church will live stream their Easter Sunday services virtually on their Facebook and YouTube.

First United Methodist (Heber Springs)

On Easter Sunday, the church will have a drive-in service at 9:35 a.m. You'll just need to turn your radio to 101.9 The Lake, and stay inside your vehicle.

Drive-In Services

Parkview Baptist (North Little Rock) will have a drive in service 10:45 a.m.

Monnie Springs Assembly (Roland) will have a drive in service 10:45 a.m. You can park in the upper parking lot. It will also be posted on YouTube.

Liberty Hill Praise and Worship Center (Rose Bud) will have a drive in service 10:30 a.m.

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We're also told that all Catholic, Presbyterian, Methodist, and Baptist churches in Little Rock have decided to ring their church bells in unison Easter morning from 8 a.m. to 8:10 a.m.

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