(Photo by Leonna Heuring, Staff)
SIKESTON -- Hundreds of Christians will line two Missouri highways on Good Friday to create the largest live cross this Easter season.
Set for 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday along highways 60 and 63 in Missouri, the Carry the Cross movement aims to raise awareness of Jesus Christ as volunteers stand with 10-foot tall crosses every quarter of a mile to make a make one giant cross.
"It's about inviting people out -- whether doctors, lawyers, nurses or teachers -- just wear your everyday clothes, come out and hold up a cross for Jesus," said Alethea Sparkman, main volunteer coordinator for the Sikeston area.
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