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Continuing Thursdays – Greater Rhode Island Baptist Temple, 671 Greenville Ave., Johnston will be hosting Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University Thursday evenings at 6:30pm. This life-changing class (nine week course) taught by Dave Ramsey and the FPU teaching team on video will help you achieve your financial goals by showing you how to eliminate debt, save for the future, and give like never before. You will be challenged and motivated to make a plan for your money and change your family tree forever. For more information and to register visit daveramsey.com/fpu/classes/1015018/atid/l_ln. You may join the class at anytime.
May 6 & 7 – Victory Assembly of God, 321 Veazie St, Providence, will be holding their 5th Annual Women of Judah Conference with speakers Lisa Sfameni and Shannon Barbosa. For more information call the church at (401) 455-0060 or visit victoryRI.org.
May 7 – First Congregational Church of Warwick, 715 Oakland Beach Ave. Warwick RI, is having their annual All You Can Eat May Breakfast from 7:00-11:00 am. Menu includes scrambled eggs, bacon, pancakes, sausage, baked beans, hash browns, toast, cereal, fruit cocktail, milk, juice, regular and decaf coffee and tea. Cost for adults is $8.50, children 12 and under is $4.
May 7 – First Baptist Church, Corner of Peirce & Montrose St. East Greenwich RI, is having their 46th annual May Breakfast from 6:30-10:00 am. Menu includes scrambled eggs, ham, home fries, baked beans johnny cakes, homemade muffins, yummy pies and coffee. Cost for adults is $8, children 12 and under is $4. Homemade May Baskets filled with fudge or flowers will also be available for purchase. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact the church at 884-2322.
May 7 – Why Jesus? Conference is a one time, one day, all day apologetics conference on the evidence for Christian faith with key note speakers Ravi Zacharias, Lee Strobel and more. The conference will be held at Cross Insurance Convention Center and Arena, 515 Main St. Bangor, ME. Doors open at 7:30am, and the event concludes at 9:15pm. Registration is $15. For more information, call (207) 561-8300 or go to www.whyjesus2016.org. Click here to register.
May 7 – Phenix Baptist Church, 2 Fairview Ave. West Warwick RI, is having a Spring Rummage/Yard/Bake Sale from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. They will be selling books, household items, baked goods, toys, clothing and more! For more information, call (401) 821-1618.
May 7 – Sam Bowen & Blue Cat Groove will bring Christian Rock and Blues to The Upper Room Coffeehouse, 1221 Main St. West Warwick RI. Doors open at 6:30pm, music begins at about 7:00pm. Free admission. A free will offering will be taken. There are refreshments available for a small donation. For more information, call (401) 823-5330.
May 13- Lisa Boisclair brings worship music to the Mt. Pleasant Community Coffeehouse at Mt. Pleasant Church, 262 Academy Ave. Providence RI. Admission and refreshments are free. For more information, call Janet at (401) 351-2347.
May 14 – The Music Connection of New Hope Christian Church, 1436 G.A.R. Highway, Swansea MA, invites you to their coffeehouse concert featuring Kinsman Redeemer. Doors open at 6:00pm and music starts at 7:00pm. Entry is free and a light meal and refreshments will be available for a minimal cost. They also ask that you’d consider bringing a non-perishable item for the local food pantry. For more information, call Sheila at (508)324-4500.
May 20 – The Southern Gospel Concerts of RI continues its 2016 Spring/Summer series with with the Tribute Quartet. The concert will be held at Woodlawn Baptist Church, 337 Lonsdale Avenue, Pawtucket and begins at 6:30pm with Just Us Four. The public is invited to attend. For more information and a schedule of upcoming concerts go to southerngospelconcertsrhodeisland.com or call the church at (401) 724-6390.
May 20-21 – Vision New England’s Go Conference will be held at the Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford CT. Key note speakers including Rich Sterns, Rev. Liz Walker, Carl Medearis, and Bryan Stevenson will be talking on topics concerning justice, mercy, humility, and disciple making. Register here. Visit www.goconf.org for more information.
May 27 & 28 – Greater Rhode Island Baptist Temple, 671 Greenville Avenue, Johnston, will be holding a Christian Men’s Conference, A Band of Men, featuring guest speakers Pastor Cary Schmidt of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Newington, CT, Dr. Mark Rasmussen of West Coast Baptist College & Lancaster Baptist Church in Lancaster, CA, and Dr. Dale Adkins of the Campus Church in Pensacola, FL. 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.
June 3-5 – GloriDays invites you to join them on a 44-mile, multiday walk to support those affected by breast cancer. Their journey will take you through scenic East Bay, Rhode Island and will feature evening activities. At night they’ll sleep in pink tents. Funds from the walk will go to education, resources, programming, and their future Survivorship & Wellness Center. The walk begins in Colt State Park, Bristol RI. For more information, call Katie at (401) 398-0830 or visit their website here.
June 4 – Johnny Diaz and Stephanie Joy will bring Christian Rock to South Attleboro Assembly of God, 1052 Newport Ave, S Attleboro MA. Doors open at 6:00pm, and music begins at 7:00pm. General admission is $15. $12 per person for groups of ten or more. For more information, call Rick at (401) 680-2420 or visit their website here.
June 4 - The RI Dream Center will be holding their 4th Annual Motorcycle Run to help supplement items needed to fill 500 backpacks for the winter to pass out to the Cranston homeless community and homeless vets and anyone else in need. Registration is $20 per person. Registration before June 1 is $15 per person. Registration includes free Ride T-shirt and food. The run starts at Thirsty Beaver, 288 Atwood Ave, Cranston, RI, and finishes at Thirsty Beaver 45 Cedar Swamp Rd, Smithfield, RI. There will be live music, raffles, prizes and more following the ride. For more information or to register, click here.
June 5 – Faith Tabernacle Church, 687 Hartford Pike, N Scituate RI, welcomes you to hear special speaker Alabama evangelist Eddie Gossett. He will be speaking in the morning at 10:00 am and again in the evening at 6:30 pm.
CareNet-RI is now operating as a medical facility, offering free pregnancy testing, Limited Ultrasound and limited STD testing with treatment, as well as information options. You are invited to attend one of our upcoming Vision Tours at the Center, and we encourage you to invite your church family and anyone else who might be interested in the ministry work of CareNet-RI. If you are coming in a group of several people, please let us know so we can plan for appropriate refreshments. The next two Vision Tours are scheduled for Monday, May 23rd and Monday June 27th, both from 6 to 7PM. For further details/directions call Maureen at 401-941-2051
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.