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WHAT'S THE BIG DEAL ABOUT EASTER?

WHAT'S THE BIG DEAL ABOUT EASTER?

Easter, along with Christmas, are the two most significant holidays celebrated by Christians and in Christian churches. All across the Des Moines metro area, churches are hanging up signs promoting their Easter services and events, and you may have received an invitation or two in the mail from a local church inviting you to celebrate Easter with them. On top of all of that, Easter is a holiday filled with chocolate candy, fuzzy bunnies, baskets overflowing with pastel grass, and the perfectly cooked spiral ham. But where did Easter come from and what makes it such a big deal to Christians?