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March 31, 2013 at 9:02 PM

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Dressed in their Easter best


ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

At left, Rev. Johnny Bronson holds his bible after Easter services at Beacon Hill First Baptist Church in Seattle Sunday, March 31, 2013. At right, a portrait of Rev. Johnny Bronson is taken after Easter services at Beacon Hill First Baptist Church in Seattle Sunday, March 31, 2013.

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Chester Carrington, 7, and Rae'ana Carrington, 4, sit with their Easter baskets after Easter services at Beacon Hill First Baptist Church Sunday, March 31, 2013. More than 40 years ago, the late Dr. Robert Houston started the church, which is housed in a bright turquoise, Seattle landmark building on Beacon Hill. They church just put on a new roof, and is working to fundraise to replace the siding, windows and to repaint the facility. About 60 to 70 people regularly attend Sunday services, however, Easter draws a larger crowd.

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Catherine Flake, left, greets Mother Clara Houston at Easter services at Beacon Hill First Baptist Church on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013. More than 40 years ago, Houston's husband Dr. Robert Houston founded the church.

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Sister Denise Perry, in white hat, sings during Easter services at Beacon Hill First Baptist Church in Seattle Sunday, March 31, 2013.

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Michael Parker wears his yellow suit, cross and last supper necklace to the Beacon Hill First Baptist Church on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013. Parker said he has been attending services at the congregation since 1982. "I like to wear loud colors," he said.

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At left, Sister Carol Lollie attends Easter services at Beacon Hill First Baptist Church on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013. At right, Maclin McFerrin, from left, his daughter Makayla Young-McFerrin, 7, niece Rae'ana Carrington, 4, and nephew Chester Carrington, 7, pray during Easter services at Beacon Hill First Baptist Church in Seattle Sunday, March 31, 2013.

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Rev. Calvin B. May speaks during Easter services at Beacon Hill First Baptist Church in Seattle Sunday, March 31, 2013. May started preaching in the church at the age of 15 under the leadership of Dr. Robert Houston. May describes his church as diverse and family-oriented.

ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

At left, members of the choir sing in front of the image of Jesus depicted in 'The Last Supper' during Easter services at Beacon Hill First Baptist Church in Seattle Sunday, March 31, 2013. At right, a fan depicting 'The Last Supper' sits on a pillow during Easter services at Beacon Hill First Baptist Church in Seattle Sunday, March 31, 2013.

For more photos, from Easter Sunday at Beacon Hill First Baptist Church visit the gallery.

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