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FEBRUARY

February 12 – “Night to Shine” an unforgettable Prom Night Experience, centered on God’s love, and FREE for people with Special Needs age 16 and older will be held at the Marriott Hotel on Americas Cup Avenue in Newport, from 6:00 to 10:00pm. The entire event is FREE to the guests. If you have a Special Needs person in your world who is 16 and older, please reach out to them and have them contact Bob Dyl as soon a possible at (401) 368-0549 or email rdyljr@cox.net.

February 13 – “sigh8” will bring Contemporary Christian music to The Upper Room Christian Coffeehouse, 1221 Main Street in West Warwick, RI. 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.

DEADLINE February 20 – There are many opportunities for you or your organization to to sponsor House of Hope CDC‘s mission to end homelessness. The House of Hope CDC 2016 Heart Warming Winter Ball, scheduled for March 12th, is a major fund raiser to support their services and advocacy efforts. As a sponsor, your support will be recognized in various ways throughout the event and in the weeks leading up to the Winter Ball. Deadline for sponsorship registration is 2/20/16. To receive a Sponsorship Packet or further details and information, email gmarley@thehouseofhopecdc.org.

February 20 & 21 – A FREE Seminar “7 Questions Every One Should Answer” featuring Author/Speaker Chap Bettis will be presented at First Baptist Church of Narragansett, 305 Kingstown Road, Narraganset, from 9:00am to 2:00pm, with complimentary light lunch provided, and Sunday at 9:30am and 11:00am. Contact Judy Franchina at (401) 783-2792 with questions, and to RSVP for the Saturday lunch.

February 21The SKY Family will be performing their high energy Celtic/pop-rock music, dance and Gospel production, Celtic Revival!, at His Providence Church, Namco Plaza (next to the former Namco Building), Route 6, Seekonk, MA at 6:00pm. A free will offering will be taken. For additional information call (401) 241-2777. To find out more about The Sky Family, visit theskys.org.

DEADLINE February 28West Bay Christian Academy is in search of its next Head of School. Below you will find a link to the Opportunity Profile for individuals who are interested. Please review and respond prior to March 1. https://www.westbaychristianacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/WBCA-Head-of-School.pdf.

March

Rhode Island School of the Bible in North Providence will begin its Spring Semester March 1st, on Tuesday evenings. Three courses (New Testament Greek, Biblical Counseling, How to study God’s Word) will be offered. Visit RISBible.org for details and to register online, or call Chris Brenan at (401) 314-0672.

March 12The Music Connection of New Hope Christian Church, 1436 G.A.R Highway, Swansea MA, invites you to their coffeehouse with “33Lights”. Doors open at 6:00pm and music starts at 7:00pm. Entry is free and there is always a light meal and refreshments available for a minimal cost. Please consider bringing a non-perishable item for the local food pantry. For more information visit themusicconnection.me.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

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.

PRAY RI needs volunteer Event Coordinators for the May 5th event to support a singularly focused observance at a church, business, government building, school or other appropriate location. Want to learn more? Friend Pray Rhode Island on Facebook! Contact State Coordinator, Cheryl at (401) 821-3089 for details NOW, then plan to attend the Informal Meet and Greet Ministry Event on Saturday, February 20, from 10:00am to Noon being held this year at Genesis Church, 81 Sandy Bottom Road in Coventry, RI.

CareNet RI is looking for pregnant women to serve as models for ultrasound training. Needed are women right from the 1st day they find out they are pregnant to up to 20-21 weeks along. All appointments are confidential, FREE, and take only 30 minutes. You will receive a FREE image of your baby and a FREE GIFT for helping out! Call Nurse Manager, Jessica, at CareNet-RI during business hours, Monday and Thursday from 10:00am to 5:00pm and Wednesday from Noon to 8:00pm, at (401) 941-2051, or email info@carenetri.org. CareNet-RI is located at 35 Greenwich St in Providence.

CareNet RI, Providence. Groups are now forming for February 2016 for Sexual Wholeness, a 12 Week Bible Study for those seeking healing and wholeness in the broken places around their sexual history, due to trauma, abuse, misuse, abortion, and more. If interested in participating, please contact Maureen Couture, Programs Coordinator at mcouture@carenetri.org or call the center at (401) 941-2051 or visit carenetri.org.

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.