Easter in Quarantine: 10 Ideas to Celebrate Meaningfully at Home

Three people sit cross-legged in front of a sunrise.

Easter will look a little different this year, but it can still be full of meaning. Here are a few ideas to connect with the true meaning of Easter, quarantine style!

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An Easter Message of Hope

A man, Santiago

Hope is a fragile but powerful force. When you have hope, no challenge seems too great. When you don’t, even the smallest task becomes overwhelming. But hope in the Lord can truly renew our strength. Be inspired by this Easter message of hope from our President and CEO!

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A young girl in the Philippines in a pink shirt makes a heart shape with her hands in front of her, singing and looking to the front of the class. She is in a classroom surrounding by kids doing the same thing.

Experience the Joy of Easter Through a Child’s Eyes

Have you ever wondered what the child you sponsor learns about Easter at the Compassion center? Step into a classroom to experience it through a child’s eyes!

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40 questions to ask in your letters for every season of the year

40 Questions to Ask in Your Letters for Every Season of the Year

Do you sometimes find yourself in a letter-writing rut? Need some inspiration for writing letters to the child you sponsor? Look no farther than your calendar! Here’s a list of questions to ask your sponsored child based on seasons and holidays.

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How Is Easter Important to a Teen in Poverty?

We asked these four teens in Ghana about how they celebrate Easter and the importance of Jesus Christ in their lives. You’ll love their answers!

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Kenyan Terrorist Attack

Kenyan Resiliency: Wounded but Unbowed

In the aftermath of the al-Shabab terrorist attack on Garissa University College, Kenyans have displayed powerful love in tangible ways. Standing in long lines to give blood for the wounded, comforting the grieving, providing supplies for the impacted families and contributing money. One of the most loving and brave things the Kenyans are doing is not surrendering to fear, but choosing life instead.

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Easter Burkina Faso Camera

TV Takes Easter Beyond Church Walls in Burkina Faso

A children’s TV program provides a means for staff member Phoebe Lankoande to share the message of Easter beyond the walls of the church in Burkina Faso.

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Easter in Haiti

Easter in Haiti

Easter weekend is a time of great celebration in Haiti. As in some other aspects of Haitian life, it’s a combination of Catholic and Voodoo tradition.

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Break Through the Fog

As we prepare for the Easter season, there may be some of you who are in a place of fog. You can’t see clearly what’s ahead of you. You might even be wondering if God is with you at all because the fog has been with you for so long.

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Let’s Talk About Easter

This year, Easter Sunday falls on April 20. So this month, let’s send an Easter themed letter and paper craft items to our sponsored children.

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Singing for Jesus at Easter

Tabitha leans on the table and writes to her sponsor about how she and her family will celebrate Easter.

She is the younger of two children in a family with a strong Christian background. Her father is an evangelist and singer, and recently released his second album.

a man and three women standing outside of a building

In one of his songs, Tabitha’s father defines Easter as the celebration of Jesus’ sacrificial death for humanity. This joint passion for the gospel and music is something Tabitha’s father passed on to her.

Next to Tabitha sits another girl of the same age, Roussina. The two girls have been friends since grade one and share many things, including plans for Easter. (more…)

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Teaching the True Meaning of Easter

There is a lot of commercialism that comes this time of year and few people talk about Jesus, His sacrifice on the cross, and His resurrection.

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