Knowing a few Easter greetings may come in handy if you’re family, or friends or colleagues celebrate the religious holiday.
As young children, we all remember going to church on Easter in our Sunday finest. Dad would wear a suit and tie and Mom would wear a hat. We’d hold hands walking up the steps of the church and wave at our family and friends. After church, we would go home and search for Easter eggs in the backyard. Then, we would dive into the candy and toys in our own personal Easter baskets.
In the Christian faith, Easter is a celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. But Easter time is also a celebration of the arrival, or pending arrival, of Spring. There is the smell of flowers in the air and bright colors are replacing the dull browns and grays of winter. We’ve put together a list of Easter Greetings and Wishes to help you when the day and week arrives. These wishes may even give you some ideas for expressing your own, personal Easter messages.
Easter Greetings — What should I write for Easter?
That’s a good question. If you are writing to friends or family members that are Christian, your message should reference the resurrection. If you aren’t sure or don’t know someone’s faith, it is still okay to wish God’s blessings on them. It’s also fine to be funny or a little irreverent. Because Easter is a time of celebration and the mood can be positive and light. Here are examples of what you could write for Easter.
1.) Easter symbolizes the renewal of life, may this feeling of a new beginning stay with you all year long.
2.) May the spirit of Easter fill you with renewed hope and stay with you for the rest of your days.
3.) It’s Easter! The time to smell the flowers, enjoy the weather, and feel the warmth of the sun.
4.) At Easter time we celebrate new hope. May your life be filled with happiness, joy, and love!
5.) What a beautiful day! Easter brings smiles and reminds us that this day we are given new chances. Happy Easter!
How do I wish someone a Happy Easter?
Coloring Easter Eggs was one of the things I loved to do at Easter when I was a kid. Even as a parent, it was great to share that time with my children. Doing something together makes the holiday special. And it is with this same warm feeling of togetherness that you should compose your Easter Wishes. Here are some samples:
6.) Wishing you and your family the happiest Easter of all.
7.) Have a pleasant Easter from our family to yours.
8.) I wish the happiest of Easters to you, may your Easter baskets be filled with colorful eggs, green grass, chocolate bunnies, and jellybeans!
9.) Wishing you an Easter that is happy, brightly colored, and filled with contentment.
10.) May this Easter be a joyous one for you and yours. Happy Easter!
11.) I pray you and your family have a beautiful Easter Sunday.
12.) The freshness of spring and the scent of newly opened flowers, that is what I wish for you on Easter!
13.) Happy Easter, I wish that your home is filled with peace, love, and bliss!
14.) Wishing you a very Happy Easter and a year filled with peace and prosperity!
15.) Celebrate this Easter with a heart filled with love, joy, and peace. Wishing you a Happy Easter!
What should I say for Easter Greetings?
The first thing is that your greeting should come from the heart. The next thing is to make sure the greeting has a positive message. Finally, your Easter Greetings should make the receiver feel good. Whether it puts a smile on their face or tugs at their heart, your greeting should carry the warm wishes you want to convey.
16.) Celebrate the meaning of Easter with family and friends and enjoy it!
17.) Wishing you and your family the warmest wishes for a Happy Easter!
18.) Be thankful this Easter for all our blessings and for our renewed hope.
19.) I hope you have an extraordinary Easter. An Easter filled with blessings and love.
20.) This Easter may you have good health, good fortune, and fulfilling life!
Funny Easter Wishes
21.) I love Easter, especially the chocolate bunnies. Have a yummy Easter!
22.) It’s finally that time of year when I can eat all the jellybeans I want. Happy Easter!
23.) Have a Happy Easter filled with marshmallow stuffed chocolate eggs.
24.) A bunny that lays eggs and hides them in people’s yards, is welcome at my house.
25.) Did anyone ever tell you that you look pretty darn good in that Easter hat!
26.) Easter should bring you fun, happiness, love, and candy!
27.) Some bunny loves you…Happy Easter!
Humorous Easter Greetings Sayings
28.) Embrace Easter with a smile and embrace a couple of chocolate bunnies as well.
29.) We are grateful for many things at Easter, but I’m grateful for candy eggs.
30.) This Easter, I hope your home is filled with hope, joy, and colorful eggs.
31.) Have an eggsellent Easter!
32.) May you feel the joy of Easter and the taste of chocolate.
33.) Happy Easter! There isn’t a problem in the world that a handful of jellybeans can’t fix.
34.) Don’t put all your eggs in one basket, save some for me.
Easter Greetings — Egg Hunt and Candy
35.) A very Happy Easter to all the candy lovers!
36.) Today seems like a good day for an Easter egg hunt. After all, today is Easter.
37.) Easter is all about sharing, except candy, that’s all mine.
38.) I know Easter is all about the candy, but I’ll pass on the PEEPS.
39.) This soda has a lot of fizzes, at Easter I wish I was in the chocolate biz
40.) This Easter enjoy all the loving company of your family and friends and maybe a little chocolate too!
41.) It’s true, Easter is no time to start a diet.
42.) I wanted to dress up as the Easter bunny and hide eggs in the yard. But, after eating all the candy in my Easter basket, I couldn’t fit in the suit.
Easter Messages for Friends
43.) I know it’s Spring and the flowers are blooming, and the grass is turning green, but all I can think about is you. Happy Easter!
44.) Easter gives us hope and we hope you know how much we care about you.
45.) May this special holiday fill your home with joy, love, and happiness!
46.) You are the sweetest person I know; you deserve all the candy you can get at Easter time.
47.) Enjoy this Easter with all your heart and remember, we’re thinking of you.
48.) Happy Easter my friend, may this special holiday bring you the joys of the season!
49.) My friend, may you feel the hope of new beginnings, the love of family and friends, and complete happiness this Easter.
50.) The true meaning of Easter is love. Easter love is selfless and unconditional. May Easter love shower you and your loved ones.
51.) What a beautiful day Easter is! We wish we were spending it with you. Happy Easter and we hope to see you soon!
Short Easter Greetings
52.) Sending you hugs, love, and warm wishes for the best Easter ever!
53.) Warm greetings and best wishes to you this Easter my good friend!
54.) Warm greetings to you and yours this Easter and every day of the year.
55.) Peace to you and your family on this special Easter Sunday!
Have a Blessed Easter Greetings
56.) Sharing the joy of Christ’s resurrection with you and your family. Blessing to you all.
57.) Please enjoy a special Easter Sunday and give thanks to all that God has given us.
58.) Have a blessed Easter and as you honor this great sacrifice, remember it is the reason we celebrate this day.
59.) Today we celebrate the risen one and think of him as we look at the flowers, the sunshine, and the green under our feet. Enjoy your Easter Blessings!
60.) Easter is the perfect day to celebrate all we have received. Bless you, on this day.
61.) Thank God for all His blessings and never-ending love for us. God bless you at Easter.
62.) Our lives were forever changed by the events that happened on Easter. Give thanks and have a blessed Easter.
63.) Easter is the light that leads us through the darkness and shows us the way to find hope and happiness. May your prayers be fulfilled this Easter.
64.) This is a time to praise the renewal we all receive at Easter. May your Easter be a blessed one!
65.) Blessed Easter holiday! May the favor of God be upon you.
66.) Rejoice for he is risen; he is risen indeed. May this Easter be a Blessed and Meaningful one for you and your family.
67.) May you be held in the hand of God, smiled upon by his only Son and filled with the warmth of the Holy Spirit this Easter.
68.) Easter brings God’s blessings. Easter brings renewed hope. And Easter brings fresh love. Blessed Easter and lots of love to you.
69.) Wishing you a peaceful, happy, and blessed Easter, enjoy God’s gifts.
70.) Let the joy of Easter fill your home with warmth and love. Easter blessings to you.
71.) May your life be blessed with joy and prosperity at Easter and throughout the year.
72.) Share your blessings at Easter, it is the best time to do it. Happy Blessed Easter!
73.) At Easter may you be blessed with a home filled with happiness, joy, and love.
74.) Each day should be a blessed day just as we are blessed at Easter.
Easter Wishes FAQs — Frequently Asked Questions
With any major holiday, comes a list of questions folks are eager to know. We took a stab at the questions we think are on people’s minds this year.
When is Easter 2020?
Easter falls on Sunday, April 12, 2020, this year. Whereas certain holidays have fixed dates — Valentine’s Day is always February 14, and Christmas is always December 25 — Easter can fall on any Sunday between March 22 and April 25.
In 2020, Good Friday falls on April 10, and Easter Monday falls on April 13.
Is Easter Monday a bank holiday?
Yes, Easter Monday is a bank holiday. In 2020, it falls on April 13.
Can I say, “Happy Easter?”
Easter is the highest holiday in most Christian churches as it recognizes Jesus Christ’s resurrection. The word “happy” is very appropriate as Jesus’ resurrection is a cause for celebration.
Can I say, “Happy Good Friday?”
Good Friday is the remembrance day of when Jesus died on the cross. So, the word “happy” doesn’t work well. Nowadays, Good Friday is associated with fasting, prayer, and penance. So, we’d suggest saving your “happy wishes” for Easter Sunday.
Why do we say, “Happy Easter?”
For Christians, Jesus’ resurrection is the most important act of the Bible. As such, this is a very happy occasion. Jesus rose from the dead to start his exalted life as Christ and Lord.
How long is Lent?
Lent is 40 days long beginning with Ash Wednesday. It recognizes the 40 days that Jesus spent fasting in the desert. The Tuesday before Ash Wednesday is called Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday. On Mardi Gras, many folks will eat fatty and rich foods prior to fasting during the Lenten season.
Why is it called Lent?
Lent is derived from the term “lengthen.” As Lent is observed in the Spring, the days are beginning to get longer or lengthen.
When is Ash Wednesday 2020?
Ash Wednesday is Wednesday, February 26, 2020. Thus, Tuesday, February 25 is Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday). Ash Wednesday is the start of the Easter season as Lent begins on this day.
— Tim Moodie
Tim loves Easter. He especially loves hunting for and hiding Easter eggs. He is a copywriter and creative director who spent many years writing Easter cards for Recycled Paper Products.
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