Chimney Rock hosts 63rd Annual Sunrise Service

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Chimney Rock hosted their annual sunrise service this morning at Chimney Rock State Park in Chimney Rock, NC. 

According to Landdis Hollifield, Events & Promotions Manager, more than a thousand visitors attended this year’s Easter Sunrise Service. This was the 63rd year the park held the non-denominational service, 

Spiritual music was provided by the Lee Family and Ken Potter & The Bat Cave Volunteer Pipe Band, as well as inspirational words and scripture from Dr. Zackery Williams, from Bat Cave Baptist Church, and Rev. Wes Shields, from The Church of Transfiguration. 

After the sun finished rising over Lake Lure and the service concluded, visitors were invited to enjoy the park’s six hiking trails. 

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