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National Day of Prayer is May 4th. There will be events in Warwick, West Warwick, Central Falls, North Providence, Johnston, Capitol event, West Greenwich, North Kingstown, Portsmouth, Tiverton, Middletown and Newport at their respective town halls. West Greenwich will be holding their event at 11:00am, and all other events start at 12:00pm. For more information, or to find an event near you, go to http://www.nationaldayofprayer.org/events.
April 25 - House of Hope Rhode Island brings the John Maxwell Team ‘Global Youth Initiative to Entertainment Cinemas, 30 Village Square Drive, South Kingstown, at 6PM. Admission is Free, but space is limited. Guarantee your seats when you register online at Eventbrite.com under HOHRI Youth Max Plus, or call Diane at 401-255-3620.
April 28 – Love and The Outcome will be live in Concert at Trinity Assembly Of God, 2119 Hartford Ave, Johnston. Love & the Outcome is a husband/wife duo from Winnipeg, Manitoba-Canada. Opening the show is emerging artist, Stephanie Joy with special guest Dave Pettigrew. Tickets are available at thelighthouseevents.com.
April 28 - Bioethics Defense Fund’s Co-Founders, Attorneys Nikolas Nikas and Dorinda Bordlee, present: “Natural Law: Cloning, Chimeras, Animal-Human Hybrids, 3- Parent Embryos: What Everyone Should Know About The Brave New World.” This free event is sponsored by the Pro Life Legal Defense Fund, and will be held at the Boston Marriott Newton, 2345 Commonwealth Ave., Newton, MA. from 5:30 – 6:30 PM. Reservations required. For more information, visit the Bioethics Defense Fund website at http://bdfund.org/
April 29 – Greater Abundant Life Deliverance Center, 316 Pocasset Avenue, Providence, is having a Pre Mother’s Day Bazaar. Vendors include Avon, Isagenix, Pampered Chef, Tupperware, Mary Kay, The Kings Business, Maxie Graphics, Designs By Alicia, Lipsense and Shirley’s Designer Handkerchiefs. Come shop for that perfect gift for the special women in your life.
April 29 – A Vacation Bible School Fun Shop Day conducted by Group Publishing will be held at Woodlawn Baptist Church, 337 Lonsdale Avenue, Pawtucket Saturday April 29th from 8:30 am to 12:30 p.m. The VBS Fun Shop Day will include creative decorating and how to plan and co-ordinate an amazing VBS event. For more information or to register call (401)-724-6390.
April 29 – Brethren will bring Christian Contemporary/Worship 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.
April 30 thru July 23 – Stony Lane Baptist Church, 921 Old Baptist Road, North Kingstown, invites you to attend “Grief Share”, a gathering created for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. You are welcome to attend any and all of the meetings held weekly each Sunday from 1:00 to 3:00pm. For more information visit griefshare.org or call Valerie Wheeler at (401) 738-0387.
May 4 – Michael W. Smith and Jordan Feliz will be in concert, presented by The Lighthouse Events, at Water Church, 57 John L. Dietsch Square, North Attleboro, MA. VIP and General Admission tickets are available at http://thelighthouseevents.com/show/michael-w-smith-jordan-feliz/. VIP Early Entry with Q&A at 5:30pm; General Admission Doors at 6:00pm; Show Starts at 7:00pm **VIP ticket holders will also receive a free instrumental album that can be picked up at the show**
May 4 – Millions of Americans will answer the call to pray as they gather to observe the 66th Annual National Day of Prayer, on Thursday. This year’s theme is, “For Your Great Name’s Sake!”, based on Daniel 9:19, “hear us….forgive us….heal us!” Prayer services will be held at the state house and city halls throughout the state at 12 noon, with varying times at churches. Get updated information about an observance in your area online at nationaldayofprayer.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 5 & 6 – Victory Assembly of God, 321 Veazie St, Providence, RI will present the 6th Annual Women of Judah Conference on Friday night and Saturday, with the theme “Finding the Freedom to Worship in the Midst of the Battle” and featuring speakers Jacqui Strothoff and Lisa Sfameni, with Tara O’Brien leading worship. Conference registration includes light refreshments and Saturday Lunch. Register online at wojconference.org or call 401-455-0600 for further information.
May 5 & 6 – Grace Community Baptist Church, 621 Woonasquatucket Ave. North Providence RI, invites you to the Southern New England Reformation Conference with key note speaker, Phil Johnson. Phil Johnson is Executive Director of Grace to You, the media ministry of John MacArthur, and an elder of Grace Community Church. This year’s topic is, “Answering the Skepticism of an Unbelieving Generation.” Phil Johnson will speak Friday night at 7:00pm, and Saturday at 10:00am and 6:30pm.The conference is free. For more information, call (401) 826-3121.
May 6 – Phenix Baptist Church, 2 Fairview Ave. West Warwick RI, is having a Spring Rummage/Yard/Bake Sale from 8:00am to 1:00pm. They will be selling books, household items, baked goods, toys, clothing and more! For more information, call (401) 821-1618.
May 6 – Mark Cipriano & The Good News R&B Band will bring Christian R&B/Gospel 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.
May 12 – National recording artist, Jason Gray, featuring songs from his latest CD’s “Where the Light Gets In”, “Love Will Have the Final Word”, and more, will be in concert in the 500-seat, “up-close-and-personal” venue of New Hope Christian Church, 1436 GAR Highway in Swansea, MA, at 7:00pm. Doors open at 6:00pm, tickets are just $15 at the door.
May 13 – Phenix Baptist Church, 2 Fairview Ave. West Warwick RI, is having their Spring Fling Pasta Dinner and Concert featuring Contemporary Christian music by “DRM Band.” Dinner starts at 6:00pm, music begins at 7:00pm. Tickets are $15. Please call the church office (401) 821-1618 for tickets and more information.
May 26 & 27 – Greater 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.
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.