Easter Sunrise Service at Arlington National Cemetery
By JFHQ-NCR/MDW Public AffairsMarch 20, 2013
This year's Easter Sunrise Service at the Arlington National Cemetery Memorial Amphitheater begins at 6:30 a.m., Sunday March 31. The services will begin with a prelude by the United States Army Band "Pershing's Own." and will also include returning guest speaker Chaplain (Brig.Gen.) Charles Ray Bailey, U.S. Army Deputy Chief of Chaplain, who will provide a sermon.
The nondenominational worship service is hosted by the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's Command Chaplain and is free and open to the public. Parking for the Easter Service will be available at the Arlington National Cemetery Visitors Center parking lot and on Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall (JBM-HH) parking will be open across from the Spates Club for those who would like to walk to the Amphitheater through the Selfridge Gate into ANC.
Gates open and bus transportation to the amphitheater will begin at 5:15 a.m. from the ANC Visitors Parking lot and also from the JBM-HH Old Post Chapel for those with mobility impairments only.
For more information please contact the MDW Chaplains Office at (202) 685-2856.