certainly isn't in Bel-Air—it's west of the 405.
The neighborhood congregation shares our 90049 ZIP code, but is located on the "wrong" side of Mulholland to be in Brentwood.
That's why "Bel Air Pres" is the perfect church to orchestrate Sunday's incarnation of a Los Angeles tradition, Easter at the Hollywood Bowl.
The church "identifies as on the spine between the Westside and the Valley, and the congregation's members are probably equally from the tony parts of the Westside, Valley and Hollywood," explains longtime Bel Air Pres worshiper Brad Greenberg, the UCLA law student behind the internationally acclaimed God Blog.
- Bel Air Presbyterian's Dr. Mark Brewer leads the non-denominational Hollywood Bowl Easter service which starts at 11 a.m. (Doors open at 9.)
- on San Vicente has Easter services at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m.
- Sunday services at on South Bundy are at 10 a.m.
- on Sunset celebrates Easter Mass at 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Bel Air Presbyterian shared the good news via social media:
"Celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ with a timeless message, choir, modern worship band, and orchestra," reads the Easter service Facebook page.
"Easter at the is a memorable way to celebrate Easter with your family and friends," tweets @BelAirPres
Complete photo credit:Title: 25,000 worshipers at Hollywood Bowl Easter services Los Angeles, Calif., 1947 Published caption: HOLLYWOOD BOWL: More than 25,000 worshipers gathered in Hollywood Bowl -- a setting more picturesque than ever before. Hours before the chimes began to ring at 5:30 am thousands had found seats on the sloping tiers or on bordering hillsides. Trumpeters heralded the dawn. Publication: Los Angeles Times Publication date: April 7, 1947 Subjects: Easter service
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