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Easter Baptism and Sunrise Service

Eunice Paul, 16, second from left, and others wait their turn to be baptized in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday. Delvagas and seven members of Naples New Haitian Church of the Nazarene were baptized just after an Easter sunrise service put on by First United Methodist Church on Sunday at the Naples Pier. Lexey Swall/Staff

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Eunice Paul, 16, second from left, and others wait their turn to be baptized in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday. Delvagas and seven members of Naples New Haitian Church of the Nazarene were baptized just after an Easter sunrise service put on by First United Methodist Church on Sunday at the Naples Pier. Lexey Swall/Staff

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  • Rosemada Petion, 16, right, makes her way in to the Gulf of Mexico as Eunice Paul, 16, left, walks out after baptized by her father Jean Paul, center, the pastor for Naples New Haitian Church of the Nazarene. The two girls were among eight members of Naples New Haitian Church of the Nazarene to be baptized just after an Easter sunrise service put on by First United Methodist Church on Sunday at the Naples Pier. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Eunice Paul, 16, comes up for air while being baptized by her father Jean Paul, the pastor for Naples New Haitian Church of the Nazarene. The baptism of eight members of Naples New Haitian Church of the Nazarene was held just after an Easter sunrise service put on by First United Methodist Church on Sunday at the Naples Pier. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Eunice Paul, 16, comes up for air while being baptized by her father Jean Paul, the pastor for Naples New Haitian Church of the Nazarene. The baptism of eight members of Naples New Haitian Church of the Nazarene was held just after an Easter sunrise service put on by First United Methodist Church on Sunday at the Naples Pier. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Fabiola Delvagas, 19, center, and others wait their turn to be baptized in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday. Delvagas and seven members of Naples New Haitian Church of the Nazarene were baptized just after an Easter sunrise service put on by First United Methodist Church on Sunday at the Naples Pier. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Eunice Paul, 16, second from left, and others wait their turn to be baptized in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday. Delvagas and seven members of Naples New Haitian Church of the Nazarene were baptized just after an Easter sunrise service put on by First United Methodist Church on Sunday at the Naples Pier. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Fabiola Delvagas, 19, second from right, peaks over the shoulder of Eunice Paul, 16, to watch her friend being baptized in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday. Delvagas and seven members of Naples New Haitian Church of the Nazarene were baptized just after an Easter sunrise service put on by First United Methodist Church on Sunday at the Naples Pier. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Naples resident Roxanne Pareti sings a hymn  during an Easter sunrise service put on by First United Methodist Church on Sunday at the Naples Pier. About 600 people attended the service held at 6 a.m. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • People gather before dawn for an Easter sunrise service put on by First United Methodist Church on Sunday at the Naples Pier. About 600 people attended the service. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • People gather before dawn for an Easter sunrise service put on by First United Methodist Church on Sunday at the Naples Pier. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Naples residents Robert and Faustine Simmons use the light from their cell phone to illuminate the program so they can read a hymn during an Easter sunrise service put on by First United Methodist Church on Sunday at the Naples Pier. About 600 people attended the service held at 6 a.m. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Sisters Peggy Layton, left, and Patty Brandy, right, don their best Easter bonnets as they talk with their friend Tommy Giardino after an Easter sunrise service put on by First United Methodist Church on Sunday at the Naples Pier. 'We just always had Easter bonnets when we were kids,' said Patty adding that they thought it would be fun to bring the tradition back to the holida this year. Lexey Swall/Staff

A baptism of eight members of Naples New Haitian Church of the Nazarene was held just after an Easter sunrise service put on by First United Methodist Church on Sunday at the Naples Pier.

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