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Easter, April Fools' Day coincide
Resurrection Trail2
Lacy Garrison photo Members of First Baptist Church in downtown McMinnville gathered Saturday morning to begin their first Road to Resurrection tour. Jason Fry, who portrays Jesus, reenacts Christs entry into Jerusalem while welcomed by crowds waving palm branches before his arrest, trial, crucifixion and resurrection.
If you’re a frequent Facebook checker, then you’ve noticed posts acknowledging Sunday is April Fools’ Day and Easter, or what some Christians refer to as Resurrection Sunday. Memes and religious jokes referencing Jesus as the original prankster can be either funny, or offensive, depending on your sense of humor. Regardless of April Fools’ Day, local preachers have planned special sermons and events focusing on the hope found in Jesus’ resurrection.