DENVER - Red Rocks Amphitheater will host Easter Sunrise services on Sunday at 6 a.m., continuing a tradition that began in 1947.
This year, Superintendent Patrick L. Demmer, Senior Pastor of Graham Memorial Community Church of God in Christ will bring the message.
The worship service will be provided by the Graham Memorial Community Church of God in Christ Praise Team and vocalist Rebecca Gale accompanied by guitarist Jeff Wahl.
The service is sponsored by the Colorado Council of Churches.
Gates will open at 4:30 a.m. and music begins at 5:30 a.m. The outdoor service begins at 6 a.m.
Worshippers can also watch online starting at 5:30 a.m.: www.cochurches.org.
Admittance and parking are free. However, worshippers are asked to bring non-perishable food items to contribute to The Food Bank of the Rockies at the gates. Worshippers will also be asked for donations to help cover the costs of the event.
-- Red Rocks traffic alert
Entrance 2 off of Highway 93 into Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre is closed for bridge reconstruction work.
The city of Denver said visitors going to the service Sunday should use the park’s other two entrances, 1 and 3.
- Fiddler's Green service moved
The traditional Easter service at Fiddler's Green Amphitheater will be held at Cherry Hills Community Church because of renovation work at the amphitheater.
Five services will be held from 6 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at 3900 Grace Blvd. in Highlands Ranch.