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Vacation Bible School
August 3-7 – Faith Chapel, 43 Scituate Avenue, Cranston, The Armor of God, 9:00am to 12 noon daily, all children ages 4-12. To register, call 401-944-2771 or register on line at faithchapelri.org.
New Hope Christian Church will be celebrating it’s Annual Christian Fall Festival on Saturday, September 19. They are currently looking for vendors, crafters, and businesses who may be interested in joining with them to make this event a Fun Filled Family day. This event offers a great opportunity to introduce your products to the local community. For more information on Festival Booths please contact: New Hope Christian Church (508) 324-4500, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 3 – National recording artist Jason Gray will be live in concert, at 7:00pm at Praise Tabernacle Church, 330 Park Avenue, Cranston. New England’s own Joe Cantone will be opening up for Jason. Get your tickets by visiting itickets.com, peaceandprovidence.com, or at any Morningstar Book Store.
August 6-7 – Christ Church Evangelical Covenant, 1025 Main Street,East Greenwich will be hosting The Global Leadership Summit. This annual event, which is broadcast live from Willow Creek Church in Illinois, is designed to stretch and challenge you with world-class speakers, interactive dialogue and practical training. For more information visit christchurchec.org.
August 8 – Cumberland Community Methodist Church, 481 Broad St, Cumberland, will be holding a Children’s Block Party from 11:00am to 1:00pm. There will be food, games, crafts, bounce house, music and more. This event is Free and open to the public. For more information visit pastorjbt.wix.com/ccmc.
August 8- Rhythm Deacons (formerly “Doug Large & Friends”-Christian Contemporary/Americana) will be performing at the Upper Room Coffeehouse, 1221 Main Street, West Warwick. Doors open at 6:30pm and music begins at 7:00pm. Admission is free. A free will offering will be received. Refreshments available for small donation. For more information and directions call (401) 828-9400.
August 15 – The Fourth Annual Come Alive Gospel Music Fest will take place at King Park located in downtown Newport, RI at Thames Street and Wellington Avenue from 11:00am to 3:00pm. Bring a picnic or buy food on the premises. Please bring a nonperishable food item for the MLK food pantry. Public is invited. Lots of fun, inspiration, fellowship. Sponsored by on and off island churches.
August 15 – The Conimicut Village Association is hosting its Annual Craft Fair at Conimicut Point Park, Point Avenue, Warwick, from 11:00am until 5:00pm. There will be artisan crafts and food vendors on site, along with DJ music and activities for children. The park is located on the water, and there are picnic benches, bathrooms, a sandy beach and a playground for children. There is no charge to enter the park or to use the facilities. Visit conimicut.org for more information and directions.
August 15 – Outreach (formerly Sacred Exchange Worship Team-Christian Contemporary/Worship) will be performing at the Upper Room Coffeehouse, 1221 Main Street, West Warwick. Doors open at 6:30pm and music begins at 7:00pm. Admission is free. A free will offering will be received. Refreshments available for small donation. For more information and directions call (401) 828-9400.
August 20-23 – The IMPACT 2015 Revival, will be held from Thursday-Sunday, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 375 Broad Street Providence. The theme is BREAD FROM BAALSHALISHA. Times for the event are Thursday-Saturday 7:00-10:00pm and Sunday 3:00-6:00pm. Guest preachers include: Apostle Edmund Awatey and Rev. Charles F. Acquah. The Gospel Artists are: the renowned Ghanaian Gospel Minister Andy Frimpong Manso, and Minister McRinna White-Farley. For more information call (401) 696-7564.
August 29 – The 2015 New England Southern Gospel Concert Series continues with “The Lesters“, at Woodlawn Baptist Church, 337 Lonsdale Avenue, Pawtucket. The concert begins at 6:30pm with “Just Us Four” in the main church auditorium. There is no admission charge but a free will offering will be taken. The public is invited to attend. Visit southerngospelconcertsrhodeisland.com for more information and directions or call (401) 724-6390.
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.