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November – December 31: Vision New England is hosting the 2017 Go Conference at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA on February 17 and 18. The Go Conference encourages, equips and unites Christ-followers like no other experience in New England. Register now through December 31 and enjoy a $25 early bird discount! For more information or to register, go to goconf.org.
Through December - Are you wondering how you will survive the weeks surrounding Thanksgiving and Christmas due to the loss of a loved one? A weekly Grief Share meeting will be held each Sunday afternoon at 1:00pm from now until year’s end, especially for those who are grieving a loved one’s death. You are invited to attend for one week or all weeks at Stony Lane Baptist Church, 921 Old Baptist Road, North Kingstown, RI. For more information about Grief Share, visit www.griefshare.org
December 2 – Abundant Life Assembly of God, 135 New Meadow Road, Swansea, MA presents Contemporary Christian artist Phil Stacey, 6th Season Finalist in American Idol, in concert at 7:00 pm. Admission is free (a free will offering will be taken). For directions call 508-379-0780.
December 3 – Phenix Baptist Church, 2 Fairview Ave. West Warwick RI, is holding their Winter Wonderland Bazaar from 9:00am to 2:00pm. There will be handicrafts, Grandma’s attic, children’s shopping room, baked goods and more.
December 3 – Patrick DeStoop & Sons will bring Christian contemporary 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.
December 4 – The Cranston Historical Society invites you to their Annual Open Houses at 1351 Cranston Street and 156 Scituate Avenue from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Enjoy an afternoon of holiday music, cookies, wassail and their famous Sprague Punch. Admission is free! For more information, call (401) 944-9226 or go to cranstonhistoricalsociety.org.
December 5 - Cloverton takes the Christian Hill Community Church, 56 Tiogue Ave, W. Warwick RI, stage to celebrate the Birth of Jesus and to put you in the Christmas spirit! The four-piece pop-rock group performs classic hymns such as “What Child is This?” and “Joy to the World,” and audience favorites “Carol of the Bells” and “A Hallelujah Christmas,” among others. You won’t want to miss out on this one of a kind Christmas experience. Stephanie Joy, a sensational and highly anointed emerging artist, will be the opening act. Tickets are $15. VIP tickets are $25. Doors open at 6:00pm and music starts at 7:00pm. For tickets or information, go to http://thelighthouseevents.com/dec5/.
December 9-11 – Come see Ebenezer Scrooge: A Christmas Carol at The Groton Dunstable Performing Arts Center, 344 Main St. Dunstable MA. Tickets are $20 before December 8th. For tickets and showtimes, go to http://www.newlifefinearts.org/tickets.
December 10 – Soul Street Experience will bring Christian Rhythm & Blues 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.
December 11 - Soul Street Experience will bring a special matinee of Christian Rhythm & Blues to the Upper Room Christian Coffeehouse, 1221 Main St. West Warwick, RI. Doors open at 2:00pm, music begins at 2:30pm. This event is free, a free will offering will be taken.
December 13 - Join Quidnessett Baptist Church, 6356 Post Road North Kingstown RI, for a Christmas Concert by the Bennet Family at 7:00pm. Enjoy the festive sounds of handbells, instruments, vocals and an accordion ensemble. Bring family and friends as this musical family celebrates in song the Reason for the season. This event is free! For more information, go to www.bennettfamily11.org.
December 16-18 – Solid Rock Church, 1753 Phenix Ave. Cranston RI, presents the Annual Live Nativity Play, at 6:00pm. Admission is free! Come reflect on the reason for the season that is sure to become a yearly tradition for your family. For more information, call Pastor Leahey at (401) 827-0770.
December 16-18 - Come see Ebenezer Scrooge: A Christmas Carol at the The Groton Dunstable Performing Arts Center, 344 Main St. Dunstable MA. Tickets are $20 before December 8th. For tickets and showtimes, go to http://www.newlifefinearts.org/tickets.
December 17 - Crimson Rain will bring Christian Rock 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.
December 23 – Firm Foundation Christian Church, 84 Cumberland St. Woonsocket RI, invites you to their free Christmas Concert to celebrate the birth of the Savior in song. For more info, please call (401) 765-0107 or go to www.firmfoundationri.com.
December 30 - “The Village Café” presents a night of Christian Music with “Kinsman-Redeemer And Friends” 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.
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.