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Now through November 1 – Project 143 invites you to be a host family for an orphan in your home for 4-5 weeks during the summer or winter holidays. Their hosting program focuses on children ages ranging from 6-16, sibling sets and special needs orphans. Project 143 is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization. For more information call (912) 659-9270, email Abigail Hunt at email@example.com, or visit http://projectonefortythree.org.
September 30-October 2 – 3rd RI Christian Women’s Retreat will be held at Camp Canonicus, 54 Exeter Road, Exeter. Saturday only and group rates are available. Register and pay online at RICWR.tix.com. For more information go to their FB page – facebook.com/RICWR or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (401) 575-0964.
September 30 – “The Village Café” presents a night of Christian Music with Lisa Boisclair at Still Water Christian Fellowship, 51 Main Street (corner of Routes 116 and 155 in Hope, RI) Come, pour yourself a coffee, grab a few snacks and be their guest. This event is FREE! Bring a friend. Doors open at 7:00pm and the music begins at 7:30pm. (Doors close at 10:00pm.) Fellowship and Fun for the whole family.
September 30 – First Baptist Church in East Providence, 1400 Pawtucket Ave. Rumford RI, invites your children for AWANA Youth Group. This FUN-tastic, non-denominational program is open to kids from K-12 grade and is held on Friday evenings beginning September 30th from 6:30-8:00pm (sign ins at 6:15pm). For more information, call (401) 295-0741 or visit their website at www.fbcep.org.
October 1 – First Baptist Church in East Providence, 1400 Pawtucket Ave. Rumford RI, hosts the Bluegrass Gospel Jam with the “Lost & Found” Band. Admission is free. Doors open at 6:30pm and music starts at 7:00pm. A free will offering will be collected. For more information, call (401) 295-0741 or visit their website at www.fbcep.org.
October 1 – “Cross Purpose” will bring Christian Contemporary Music to the Upper Room Christian Coffeehouse, 1221 Main Street, West Warwick. Doors open at 6:30pm, music begins about 7:00pm. Free Admission. A free will offering will be taken. There are refreshments available for a small donation.
October 1 & 2 - Gloria Gemma’s 11th Annual Flames of Hope Weekend (a weekend of inspiration, time of enrichment and community support for the largest breast cancer event in the Northeast) will take place in Providence. Several events will take place at various locations over the weekend including the Illuminations of Life Ceremony, featuring The State Ballet of Rhode Island, Passport to Wellness: A FREE healthy living expo at the Omni from 8:00am to 2:00pm, Gloria Gemma Run/Walk Series and a special Waterfire. For more information on events and locations and to register, visit flamesofhoperi.org or call (401) 861-4376.
October 8 – Heritage Christian Fellowship, 358 Warwick Neck Avenue, Warwick will be having a Fall Festival from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Join them for a fun day of games, a bounce house, hay rides, food and crafts, prizes plus some special surprises. Proceeds will benefit Cornerstone Memory Care Center and the Warwick Neck Improvement Association and Heritage Christian Fellowship for the repainting of the old church. For more information visit HeritageCF.com, Facebook.com/HeritageCF or call (401) 738-1950.
October 8 – Phenix Baptist Church, 2 Fairview Avenue, West Warwick, will be having a Fall Yard/Rummage Sale & Bake Sale from 8:00am to 1:00pm. Clothing, household items, toys, books, etc. and baked goods will be available for purchase. Everyone is welcome!
October 8 – Southern Gospel Concerts of RI concludes its 2016 Spring/Summer series with The Hyssongs. The concert will be held at Woodlawn Baptist Church, 337 Lonsdale Avenue, Pawtucket and begins at 6:30pm with Just Us Four. The public is invited to attend. For more information go to southerngospelconcertsrhodeisland.com or call the church at (401) 724-6390.
October 8 – “Kevin Sharpe Group” will bring Christian Contemporary/Worship Music to the Upper Room Christian Coffeehouse, 1221 Main Street, West Warwick. Doors open at 6:30pm, music begins about 7:00pm. Free Admission. A free will offering will be taken. There are refreshments available for a small donation.
October 15 – The Music Connection, 1436 G.A.R. Highway, Swansea, MA, will feature Contemporary Pop/Rock Christian songwriter, Theresa Kate. Doors will open for this free event at 6:00pm with snacks and beverages available. Music starts at 7:00pm.
October 15 – “Brethren” will bring Christian Contemporary/Worship Music to the Upper Room Christian Coffeehouse, 1221 Main Street, West Warwick. Doors open at 6:30pm, music begins about 7:00pm. Free Admission. A free will offering will be taken. There are refreshments available for a small donation.
October 21-22 – Mark your calendars for October 21st and 22nd, when the beloved evangelist Luis Palau and Kevin Palau will unite with LoveRI to bring “TOGETHER: Advance the Gospel” to Providence, RI. With a night of worship and prayer, open to the public at Vets Auditorium on the 21st (Free admission, Donation requested), followed by a Day of Leadership Training on Saturday Oct 22nd to bring service, caring and Gospel truth outside the walls of our churches. For registration information and details for the Leadership Event and to RSVP for the Friday event, visit togetheradvancethegospel.com.
Register for Genesis Christian Academy and Home School Co-op. Genesis Church, 81 Sandy Bottom Rd, Coventry RI, has opened their doors for home schoolers Monday-Friday from 9:00am to 3:00pm. This Co-op is designed to provide a safe Christian environment, overseen by a Principal and participating parents, where students can participate in leadership classes and clubs. Students must be part of an accredited curriculum before attending. For specific guidelines or more information, email Cherrilynn at email@example.com or call (603) 531-9430.
New England Advocacy Services (NEAS) is a RI 501(c) 3 non-profit organization supplying service and support to victims of abuse, domestic violence, and more. NEAS is looking for 10 volunteers to be available 4 to 5 times per month so victims who have been In abusive situations do not have to face their abuser alone in court. For details on NEAS and how you can help, visit their website at neadvocacy.org.
FREE smoke alarms available: Working smoke alarms cut the risk of dying in a fire in half. Install smoke alarms on every level of your home inside bedrooms and sleeping areas. The Red Cross offers a program to install FREE smoke alarms in your home and provide additional fire safety information. Visit redcross.org/local/ri/schedule-a-visit to request a safety visit, or call 1-877-287-3327 and press option 1.
Is someone you love struggling to survive, because of drinking, unemployment, drug use, or other problems? Perhaps The Salvation Army can help. They operate a Christian based, long term residential program for men and women in Providence RI, where people from all walks of life have found hope and support to rebuilt their lives. No income, or insurance is required. Call 1-800-728-7825 truck for information about this program.
Here’s a way to support a local ministry. The Pray Rhode Island Ministry has 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.