Many towns around Delaware ushered in Easter Sunday with services held at sunrise. One of those was next to the boardwalk at Rehoboth Beach.
People gathered in the shadow of Dolle’s before dawn this year. The crowd that gathered in the dark did so knowing that the combination of an early Easter Sunday on the calendar combine with a daylight savings time that puts more sunlight at the end of the day would give them a spectacular view of the morning sun over the ocean.
The Lewes-Rehoboth Association of churches sponsored the 6:30am service. Several hundred attended the services. Some were dressed in their winter coats, but others in spring gear. Memories of a warm Sataurday still fresh in their minds. They sat back in the same seats where they will listen to music at the Rehoboth Beach bandstand in just a few months.
Our NewsWorks contributor, Chuck Snyder captured some of the sights.