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The Easter Sunrise Service at the Church Without Walls in Atlanta's Candler Park at 7:10am on Sunday, April 12th caps the 2020 Holy Week and Lenten observance for Gentle Spirit Christian Church, which includes:
- Thursday April 9th 7pm: Maundy Thursday service with First Christian Church of Decatur
- Friday April 10th at 7pm: Good Friday service with FCCD at the foot of the Cross
- Saturday April 11th, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm: A day of prayer together
- Sunday April 12th Sunrise 7:10am: Easter Sunrise Service in Candler Park
- Sunday April 12th after service 8:30am: Breakfast Cookout
- Sunday April 12th 10:30am: Easter Celebration 11am with FCCD
Founding and Senior Pastor of Gentle Spirit Christian Church and Editor-in-Chief of Whosoever, Rev. Paul M. Turner (he/him) grew up in suburban Chicago and was ordained by the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches in 1989. He was called to Atlanta in 1994 to pastor All Saints MCC. Five years later he founded Gentle Spirit Christian Church. He lives in Decatur with his husband Bill, who he met in 1982 while living and working in Ohio and legally married in 2015.