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NOW through December 23 – Providence Rescue Mission’s Annual Christmas New Toys and New Clothing Drive. Buy a new toy or new clothing for children ages newborn to 18 years old. Also needed is wrapping paper, gift bags & boxes, tissue paper, tape, bows and tags. Monetary donations are also accepted. You can drop off your donations at the Mission, 627 Cranston Street, Providence, daily from 9:00am to 6:00pm. For more information call Matt at (401) 648-6849.
The Providence Rescue Mission, 627 Cranston Street, Providence, is looking for Holiday volunteers to help through December 31! Volunteers are needed for Various Administrative Duties, All Around Person Friday, Bake or Buy and Serve Evening Dessert, Baking Christmas Cookies for Christmas Day to name a few. Help is also needed Christmas Eve from 6:00pm to 10:00pm and Christmas Day from 7:00am to 6:00pm. Prep work and Set/Up for Christmas Dinner. Package Meals for Home Deliveries. Home Delivery Drivers Needed! Minimum Commitment is 2 or 3 hours for most opportunities. For more information call Matt at (401) 648-6849.
December 24 – Woodlawn Baptist Church, 337 Lonsdale Avenue, Pawtucket will hold a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 7:00pm. For more information call the church office at (401)-724-6390.
December 24 – Christ Church, 1025 Main Street, East Greenwich, will hold several Christmas Eve services. There will be family-oriented services at 3:30 & 5:00pm, led by Youth Pastor, Nathan Albert. More traditional services will be held at 6:30 & 8:00pm, led by Teaching Pastor, Lyle Mook.
December 31 – A New Years Eve Watch Night Service will be held at Woodlawn Baptist Church, 337 Lonsdale Avenue, Pawtucket. A faith based movie will be shown at 9:00pm followed by a fellowship time and refreshments. At midnight the congregation will share testimonies and celebrate the Lord’s table together. For more information call the church office at (401)-724-6390.
Here’s a way to support a local ministry. The Pray Rhode Island Ministry has just opened an account with Amazon Smile. Whenever you make a purchase from Amazon.com, be sure to sign in to do so through Amazon Smile and 5% of the purchase goes to the Pray Rhode Island Ministry if you use the link below or select Pray RI as the charity you wish to benefit from your transaction. The link for Amazon Smile is http://smile.amazon.com/ref=smi_ge_rl_rd_gw?_encoding=UTF8&ein=51-0488135 or simply go to Smile.Amazon.com and sign in. It costs you nothing more than your normal order, but the finances will help them purchase yearly themed product, conference fees, advertising, and other misc. expenses.
Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center provides help for victims of domestic violence. For information about their services, or to get help, call (401)738-1700.
The RI Blood Center invites you to donate blood and help assure that a safe and adequate blood supply is maintained. Visit one of the centers in Providence, Warwick, Woonsocket, Middletown, Narragansett or stop by a blood drive held throughout the state. Visit www.ribc.org or call 800-283-8385 to find the most convenient place to donate.
TEEN SUICIDE PREVENTION AWARENESS The Samaritans of Rhode Island will hold several free informational workshops throughout the state on teen suicide prevention awareness for parents and caregivers. Participants can learn the warning signs and what to do if a family member or friend threatens suicide, and learn about resources available to help. No registration needed. For dates and locations, visit www.samaritansri.org, or call (401) 272-4243.