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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.
Through December - A special seminar, “Survivng the Holidays – Help and Hope as you navigate the Christmas season” will be held each Sunday afternoon at 1:00pm from now until new year’s end, especially for those who are grieving a loved one’s death. You are invited to attend the seminar for one week or all weeks at Sony Lane Baptist Church, 921 Old Baptist Road, North Kingstown, RI. Are you wondering how you will survive the weeks surrounding Thanksgiving and Christmas? Are you dreading these holidays, knowing that everything has changed and that happy memories from past years can’t be recreated? You will learn how to deal with the many emotions you’ll face during the holidays; what to do about traditions, and other coming changes; also helpful tips for surviving social events, and how to discover hope for the future. For more information about the seminar, visit www.griefshare.org.
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.
October 22 - Barrington Christian Academy, 9 Old County Rd. Barrington RI, will host their 5th annual Carnival from 10-3pm. This fun family day is packed with craft vendors, pony rides, bouncy house, carnival games, food, and so much more. Proceeds from the event fund high school mission trips that send students from Fall River to Kenya and beyond. For more information visit their website at bcacademy.org.
October 22 - Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Vida Ministry at their annual fundraising event at Pawtucket Armory Arts Center! Tickets for this delicious dinner with entertainment and recap of the past ten years are at vidaministry.net. Help fund this critical outreach, bringing the message and love of Christ to Cape Verde to the sick, the poor, and the orphan. For more information, call (401) 573-0797 or visit vidaministry.net.
October 22 - “Raging Grace” will bring Christian Rock 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 29 – First Baptist Church of Narragansett, 305 Kingstown Road Narragansett RI, invites you to their Fall Fling from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Fall Fling is a fun time for families with games, a bounce house, face painting, trunk or treat, and food! It’s all free and all are welcome! For more information, call (401) 783-2792.
October 29 - “Divine Praise” 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 31 – Ocean State Baptist Church, 600 Douglas Pike Smithfield RI, is hosting their annual Trunk or Treat from 6:00pm-8:00pm. There will be lots of creatively designed cars and costumes, complimentary hot apple cider, popcorn, a photo booth, and lots of candy! Trunk or Treat is a safe place for kids and fun for the whole family! Come dressed in a costume and enjoy a fun-filled night! For more information, call (401) 231-1980.
October 31 – Kids Candy Spectacular is taking place on the front lawn of Solid Rock Church, 1753 Phoenix Avenue in Cranston RI. from 5:30pm to 8:00pm. It’s free! If it rains we will hold this in the Fellowship hall of the church. There will be fun, games and of course candy! For more information, call the church at (401) 827-0770.
November 5 - “Jo Petty Band” 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.
November 5 – St. Paul’s United Church, 884 Kempton St. New Bedford MA, invites you to their Artisan Fair & Lobster Roll Luncheon from 10:00am to 3:00pm. There will be jewelry, fair trade coffee and chocolates, greeting cards, white elephant gifts, a bake table, and more! For more information, call (401) 624-2061.
November 5 – Phenix Baptist Church, 2 Fairview Ave. West Warwick RI, is hosting their Annual Deacons Fund Turkey Dinner at 6:00pm. All are welcome! Adults are $12, kids ages 5-10 are $6, children under 5 are free! You attendance will support the Deacons Fund for helping needy families this holiday season. Please RVSP by Tuesday, November 1 so that we may determine count for food. To RVSP or for more information, call (401) 821-1618.
November 5 – “Bring Vlad Home,” a benefit concert and silent auction to fund the adoption and travel expenses of Vlad, a 16 year old Ukranian, will be held at Christian Hill Community Church, 56 Tiogue Ave. West Warwick RI, at 7:00pm. The concert will feature David Denham, Zachary Dustin and Stephanie Joy, and perhaps some “surprise guests.” For more details about this fundraiser, the silent auction, or Vlad’s story, visit www.bringvladhome.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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.