9:01 AM / Sunday July 5, 2020

4 Mar 2016

Philly church hosts the Philly Egg Hunt

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
March 4, 2016 Category: Oasis Posted by:

Philadelphia’s largest free community egg hunt with 35,000 eggs and 5,000 people


Roxborough/Philadelphia: It’s back and even bigger – time for another Epic Easter egg hunt! Thirty-five thousand candy-filled eggs, thousands of children, a petting zoo, face painting, balloon animals, photos with the Easter bunny, and all for free! It’s “something different” from Epic Church. The Philly Egg Hunt returns on March 19, 11 AM to 1 PM, at Gorgas Park, Roxborough, located at Ridge Avenue and Hermitage Street. Egg hunts will take place continually for age groups 1-2, 3-4, 5-7, and 8-10. All children must be accompanied by an adult to participate in the activities. Parents are encouraged to register at for a chance to win a $200 shopping spree at Toys”R”Us, tickets to Sesame Place, Adventure Aquarium, and the Philadelphia Zoo.

“We’re really excited about the chance to serve the families of our city again with something fun that we hope will be a memorable experience for everyone,” says lead pastor Kent Jacobs. One of Epic’s core values is serving the local community. The church plans a number of projects all year round such as serving meals to homeless people, planning parties for disadvantaged kids, helping on Habitat for Humanity projects, renovating a teachers’ lounge in a local school, and collecting food for Philabundance. The most recent project was Night to Shine, a prom experience with dinner and dancing for over 150 people with special needs that the church hosted on February 12 in Center City.

According to Lifeway Research and reported in Outreach Magazine, Epic Church is the fastest growing church in Pennsylvania and the 38th fastest growing in America in 2015. For more information about Epic Church visit Epic is one church in four Philadelphia locations, offering eight Sunday services. Three locations with services at 10 and 11:30 AM are in Center City at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre located at 480 S. Broad Street, in Roxborough at the Roxborough High School located at 6498 Ridge Avenue, and in Fairmount at the Franklin Learning Center at 616 N. 15th Street (near N. Broad and Spring Garden). The Manayunk location has services at 8:30 and 10 AM at the United Artists Theater located at 3720 Main Street. For more information about Epic Church visit

  • Facebook
  • Twitter

Leave a Comment

Recent News


US health officials estimate 20M Americans have had virus

July 3, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: Cars are lined up at a United Memorial Medical Center COVID-19...

Go With The-Flo

Mary J. Blige and Fantinel Winery announce the launch of Sun Goddess Wines

July 3, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: Mary J. Blige (Photo: Joe Seer / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony...

Sun Report

Black candidates push race debate into GOP-held districts

July 3, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: Jeannine Lee Lake, Democratic candidate for Indiana’s 6th congressional district, speaks...


The Cultural Coach: How come Black people get to have their own groups?

July 3, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: (Photo by Bill Z. Foster) Dear Cultural Coach: My comments may...


Worried you may have COVID-19? Here’s what you can do

July 3, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email BPT Whether you’ve had exposure to someone who tested positive for COVID-19, have...


SUNscopes for the week of July 5

July 3, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email All Signs: Does it feel like things are stalled in the water? Well,...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff