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MAY

May 26 & 27Greater Rhode Island Baptist Temple, 671 Greenville Avenue, Johnston, will be holding a Christian Men’s Conference, A Band of Men, featuring guest speakers Dr. Sam Davison, Pastor Emeritus of Southwest Baptist Church and President of Heartland Baptist Bible College, OK, Pastor Wayne Hardy, pastor of Bible Baptist Church in Stillwater, OK, and Dr. Paul Kingsbury, pastor of North Love Baptist Church, IL and co-founder of Reformers Unanimous. The Conference will begin on Friday at 7:00pm and will conclude on Saturday afternoon. Registration cost is $25.00. For further information call the church at (401) 231-4796 or visit gribt.com.

May 27-29 – The Annual Gaspee Days Arts & Crafts Festival will take place Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm, Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm and Monday 10:00am to 4:30pm on Narragansett Parkway in Warwick, RI. This is a free, fun, and family-friendly experience that showcases over 100 fine artisans, community groups, and non-profits. There is a food court and live music from 1:00 to 4:00pm all three days in Pawtuxet Park. There will be amusements and games for children in the park as well. For more information on this and other Gaspee Days events visit gaspee.com.

May 27 – “Lost & Found Gospel Bluegrass Jam” will bring Christian Gospel / Bluegrass to the Upper Room Christian Coffeehouse, 1221 Main St., West Warwick, RI. Doors open at 7:00pm, music begins at 7:30pm. This event is free, a free will offering will be taken.

JUNE

June 1 – RI Right to Life Services will hold their 2017 ultrasound fundraising banquet to support ”Hope is Here ANCORA Women’s Mobile Care Center” at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, RI , with tours beginning at 6:00pm and Banquet and presentation beginning at 7:00pm. For  further details, click the ANCORA banner at www.warv.net , call 401-663-5355, or Reserve seating right online at www.rirtlrsvp.org.

June 3 – “Ray Athaide” will bring Christian Contemporary/Worship music to the Upper Room Christian Coffeehouse, 1221 Main St., West Warwick, RI. Doors open at 7:00pm, music begins at 7:30pm. This event is free, a free will offering will be taken.

June 10 - St. Joseph Melkite Greek Catholic Church is holding their first annual Food Festival at 241 Hampshire St. Lawrence, MA, from 12pm to 11pm. The “Amazing Hero Artist,” Rob Surette is headlining this event. There will be live Christian music, kid’s puppet shows, Irish step dancers and more! For more information, email Robert at chefabby@comcast.net.

June 17 – The Southern Gospel Concerts of RI continues with the Down East Boys in concert at Woodlawn Baptist Church, 337 Lonsdale Avenue, Pawtucket. The concert begins at 6:30pm with “Just Us Four”. For more information call (401) 724-6390 or visit southerngospelconcertsrhodeisland.com.

June 17 – Quidnick Baptist Church, 484 Fairview Ave. Coventry RI, is hosting “Tanks” a Lot Fundraising Dinner at 5:00pm. On the menu is Roasted Chicken, Macaroni and Cheese, Caesar Salad, and Assorted Desserts. Tickets are $20. All proceeds go to help replace 2 heating fuel oil tanks for the church. For more info, call (401) 525-1901.

June 24New England Christian Authors Round Table will be held at Perryville Bible Church, 220 Moonstone Beach Rd., South Kingston, from 2:00 to 4:30pm. Avid readers and writers of all levels are invited to join this FREE event as nine published Christian authors discuss their books, writing processes, and publishing journeys. Guests will have opportunity to ask questions, the authors’ books will be available for purchase and to be autographed, and light refreshments will be served. Although the event is FREE, please register at www.EventBrite.com at Free New England Christian Authors Round Table so they know how many to prepare for and welcome. For more information visit tinyurl.com/mqf8tut.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

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.