GUIDE: 5 churches offering Easter services in the Katy area during COVID-19

Parkway Fellowship's Katy location at 5819 10th St. will offer virtual services for Easter. (Jen Para/Community Impact Newspaper)
Parkway Fellowship's Katy location at 5819 10th St. will offer virtual services for Easter. (Jen Para/Community Impact Newspaper)

Parkway Fellowship's Katy location at 5819 10th St. will offer virtual services for Easter. (Jen Para/Community Impact Newspaper)

This year’s Easter season falls during the coronavirus pandemic when state and local governments are prohibiting social gatherings.

However, places of worship are defined as an essential service, according to the Texas attorney general, which has offered guidelines for how members of the faith community can continue to attend religious services during COVID-19 and social distancing mandates. These guidelines are available to read at the bottom of this article.

Here are how some local churches are adapting their services so Katy-area residents can celebrate the holy holiday.

Katy Christian Community Church


Links to livestreams and more information are available at www.english.katyccc.org and www.chinese.katyccc.org.


  • 6 p.m. April 10: Virtual Good Friday remembrance time in English

  • 7:30 p.m. April 10: Virtual Good Friday service in Chinese

  • 9:15 a.m. April 12: Virtual Easter service in Chinese

  • 11 a.m. April 12: Virtual Easter service in English



Kingsland Baptist Church


Watch online here: www.kingsland.org/live

More information available here: www.kingsland.org/Easter


  • 7 p.m. April 9: Virtual Maundy Thursday service

  • 8 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m. April 12: Drive-in Easter services in English at at 20555 Kingsland Blvd, Katy, and 4777 Peek Road, Katy. Attendees can park at the locations' parking lot, where there will be large screens and FM radio broadcast.

  • 8 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m. April 12: Virtual Easter service in English

  • 11 a.m. April 12: Virtual Easter service in Spanish at www.kingsland.org/liveespanol



Memorial Lutheran Church


Watch online here: www.youtube.com/c/MemorialLutheranChurchKaty

More information available here: www.mlckaty.com/holy-week


  • 7:30 p.m. April 9: Virtual Maundy Thursday service

  • 7:30 p.m. April 10: Virtual Good Friday service

  • 9:30 a.m. April 12: Virtual Easter service



Parkway Fellowship


Watch online here: www.parkwayfellowship.com/live


More information available here: www.parkwayfellowship.com


  • 7 p.m. April 9: Virtual Easter service

  • 7:45 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 9 p.m. April 12: Virtual Easter service



St. Bartholomew the Apostle Catholic Church


Watch online here: www.st-bart.org/media

More information available here: www.st-bart.org/holy-week-schedule


  • 7 p.m. April 9: Virtual bilingual Holy Thursday mass

  • 3 p.m. April 10: Virtual Good Friday mass in English

  • 7 p.m. April 10: Virtual Good Friday mass in Spanish

  • 8:30 p.m. April 11: Virtual Holy Saturday mass

  • 9 a.m. April 12: Virtual Easter mass in English

  • 1 p.m. April 12: Virtual Easter mass in Spanish


By Jen Para
Jen joined Community Impact Newspaper in fall 2018 as the editor of the Katy edition. She covers education, transportation, local government, business and development in the Katy area.


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