Published: Mar 29, 2013 9:14 AM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Congregations from throughout Southwest Florida will gather at City of Palms Park in downtown Fort Myers Easter Sunday, March 31 for the Easter Sunrise service.  It begins at 6:30 a.m. There is no charge for admission or parking at City of Palms Park.  Free coffee and pastries also will be served both before and after the service.  The Rev. Arlene Jackson of Grace United Methodist Church in Fort Myers will deliver the sermon.  She joined us live in the studio this morning.