At left, Empire resident Debbie Gray is baptized in the Stanislaus River by Pastor Michael Atinsky following Easter morning "Sonrise" service at Jacob Meyers Park in Riverbank Sunday. ( Adrian Mendoza / The Modesto Bee)
At left, Empire resident Debbie Gray is baptized in the Stanislaus River by Pastor Michael Atinsky following Easter morning "Sonrise" service at Jacob Meyers Park in Riverbank Sunday. ( Adrian Mendoza / The Modesto Bee) Modesto Bee
At left, Empire resident Debbie Gray is baptized in the Stanislaus River by Pastor Michael Atinsky following Easter morning "Sonrise" service at Jacob Meyers Park in Riverbank Sunday. ( Adrian Mendoza / The Modesto Bee) Modesto Bee

Christian faithful celebrate rebirth, hope at Easter

March 24, 2008 01:44 AM