Celebrating Resurrection @Salvation Army’s Phoenix Shelter

Easter, Resurrection Sunday, is a holiday commemorating Jesus rising from the dead on the third day after his burial, following his crucifixion.


Volunteers from the First Southern Baptist Church in Glendale included: Peg Boyle [leader], Emily Hoggatt, Sharon Losey, Janet Marchbanks, and Margaret Warden. 


Children listened to a Veggie tales about Easter and volunteers explained the importance of putting our faith in Jesus as our Savior. 


Parents and volunteers guided children in coloring and craft projects in order to explain why Jesus rising from the dead gives us hope for today.

Calvary Hill presented as a chocolate cake with tan coconut as dirt & green coconut as grass.

Calvary Hill presented as a chocolate cake with tan coconut as dirt & green coconut as grass. 

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Children listened to the Easter Veggie tales  then volunteers explained the  importance of putting our faith in Jesus as our Savior. The 'He is Risen' cross helped children understand the concept of Good Friday.

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Event:The 'BIG Daddy' volunteers eagerly demonstrated craft skills to their children. 

Volunteers with children

Kids favorite craft is always an edible craft: frosting cookies.  

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Margaret Warden helped to allocate the frosting to the eager children.