This year, for the first time for many years, a combined Service for all the Christian Churches in Strathalbyn was organized by the Inter Church Council and held in the Memorial Gardens. The start time for the Easter Day Dawn Service appropriately was set at 6.15 am and was attended by a large crowd of around 100.
Pastor Wayne Kerber of the Lutheran Church started proceedings and led the singing with his Guitar. Pastor Daryll Telfer of the Church of Christ spoke of the message of the day, and the Easter Gospel Story of the Resurrection of our Lord was read by Rev. David Smith. ICC Chairperson Sue Eckert. RC., led the Intercessions. The whole Service was very much enjoyed, and was considered to be most meaningful in reminding us all of this wonderful day when death was finally defeated.
A fish breakfast followed, cooked by members of the Lutheran Church, and all appreciated this coming together again of all Christians in our Town.