(PHOTOS) Stone Mountain Easter Egg hunt

Priest Hippolyte, 8, shows an egg he found during a community egg hunt hosted by First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain and Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 16, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.

Stone Mountain, GA — First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain and Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church partnered to host a community egg hunt at the First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain Pavilion on Saturday, April 16. The event featured crafts, games and 2,000 eggs for the children to find. First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain Pastor Kenneth Magness said the two neighboring churches have cohosted Christmas and other events in the past, but this was their first partnership for an Easter egg hunt. He said he hopes it will become an annual tradition.

Dominique Bellamy, on left, and Trina Taylor, on right, look at children’s books with their son Adon Taylor during a community egg hunt hosted by First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain and Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 16, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Novell, 12, plays a carrot toss game during a community egg hunt hosted by First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain and Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 16, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Children look for eggs during a community egg hunt hosted by First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain and Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 16, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Khaliyah Davis finds an egg during a community egg hunt hosted by First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain and Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 16, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Tesha Burton demonstrates how to make paper Easter lily’s to sisters Caitlin, 12, and Danielle Dorsey, 8, during a community egg hunt hosted by First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain and Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 16, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Cross necklaces were one of the crafts for people to make during a community egg hunt hosted by First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain and Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 16, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Siblings Callie, 5, and Elliott Williams, 4, talk with the Easter Bunny during a community egg hunt hosted by First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain and Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 16, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Marian Long from Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church shows Kaylin, Faith and Khaliyah Davis how to make bunny napkin rings during a community egg hunt hosted by First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain and Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 16, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Aurelia Miller, 3, on right, gives a paper Easter lily she made to Harrison Cook, 3, during a community egg hunt hosted by First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain and Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 16, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain Pastor Kenneth Magness tells the story of Easter during a community egg hunt hosted by First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain and Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 16, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church Pastor Meg Morrison welcomes families to the event during a community egg hunt hosted by First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain and Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 16, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Children look for eggs during a community egg hunt hosted by First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain and Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 16, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Children look for eggs during a community egg hunt hosted by First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain and Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 16, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.

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