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Easter processional in twin cities

Published: Saturday, April 19, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
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(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
Bearing a cross, Larry Siperly of Rock Falls walks across Second Avenue in Rock Falls on the way to the First Christian Church. Thirteen members of the church observed Good Friday with an Easter processional marking the Stations of the Cross. The stations depict the events that marked Jesus' final hours before his crucifixion.
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(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
Richard Morris carries the cross the last few blocks to First Christian Church in Rock Falls on Friday morning. Thirteen parishoners participated in the Stations of the Cross processional that began at the First Congregational Church in Sterling.
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(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
Jami Cannell of Rock Falls carries the cross across the First Avenue bridge into Rock Falls on Friday morning.
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(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
Drew Ebersole (left), 11, and Andrew Cannell, 10, take over the carrying of the cross Friday morning. After not having an Easter processional in the area for a few years, members of First Christian Church in Rock Falls carried the cross from Sterling to their church in recognition of Good Friday. Sunday is Easter.
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(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
Thirteen members of First Christian Church in Rock Falls start off from First Congregational Church in Sterling to oberserve the Stations of the Cross.

Bearing a cross, Larry Siperly of Rock Falls walks across Second Avenue in Rock Falls on the way to the First Christian Church. Thirteen members of the church observed Good Friday with an Easter processional marking the Stations of the Cross. The stations depict the events that marked Jesus' final hours before his crucifixion.

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