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4,000 people go on an egg hunt in Hoboken: PHOTOS


HOBOKEN, NJ – Hoboken Grace Church held another successful Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday with over 4,000 attendees and 300 volunteers helping out. See the photo gallery above.

The non-denominational community church has held the event annually at Mama Johnson Field.

It featured over 35,000 hidden eggs, arts and crafts, games for kids and parents, and pictures with the Easter Bunny.

“Easter is absolutely our biggest holiday of the year and the Egg Hunt is all about bringing Hoboken families together to enjoy this special time of year,” said Chris High, senior pastor of Hoboken Grace. “We love hosting events like this in our community, and now that we’re moving into a permanent space, we look forward to welcoming and serving even more people in the future!”

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“You can tell how meaningful this event is for our region when you see how many people, partner organizations and volunteers are showing up to make it all possible,” said James Sproule, Community Impact Director at Hoboken. Grace. “It’s so important to us that everyone in the community knows they are welcomed and loved by Hoboken Grace.”

“As a representative of the town and a parent of young children, the annual Easter Egg Hunt is a fun and positive experience that Hoboken families look forward to every year,” said Hoboken City Councilor Emily Jabbour. “It’s a great event to connect with neighbors and enjoy a shared experience!”

With the hunt now over, Hoboken Grace turns to hosting Good Friday and Easter services.

Good Friday services will be Friday, April 15 at 6 p.m., in-person Easter services on Saturday, April 16 at 5 p.m., and Sunday, April 17 at 8:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m. 1 Easter Sunday will also be available online via www.hobokengrace.com or the Hoboken Grace app at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

“We seek to love and serve our city by celebrating all that God has done for us. Our mission is to help people find their way back to God,” the church states.

Hoboken Grace offers three in-person services on Sundays, at 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 12:30 p.m. at 301
Garden St. Live online services are also available. To learn more about Hoboken Grace, visit
www.hobokengrace.com. Everyone is invited to celebrate Easter at Hoboken Grace.

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