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SAVE-THE-DATE- 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.
Starting August 10 – 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. Classes start September 6th. 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 email@example.com or call (603) 531-9430.
August 21-26 – Boston Bible Marathon – You are invited to join and read scripture publicly on Sunday, August 21 (2pm-11pm) and Monday–Friday, August 22-26 (6:30am-11pm) in Boston Common. (starts at Boston Common Bandstand, moves to free speech area at 8:00pm) “Unite Boston” is praying for volunteers to read 15 minute intervals throughout the week. More details are available at uniteboston.com/event/boston-bible-marathon or by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or leaving a message at (978) 727-2086 for Carrie.
August 27 – Grace Community Chapel, 110 County St. Seekonk MA, is hosting a Community Cookout from 12:00pm-3:00pm. Come for food, fun, and fellowship. This event is free! Everyone is welcome. For more information, visit their website gccfamily.org.
August 27 – TK Ministries presents the 10th Annual Event of Rock the Bay, at Colt State Park, Hope St., Bristol, RI, Site 1, right on Narragansett Bay, from Noon to 6:00pm. Lots of picnic sites available for FREE!, first come first serve. Sites 1-3 and 8-13. Each site has plenty of tables and a fire pit. Free Christian Concert, five bands. (Brethren, the NBJ Band, Crimson Rain, McGrail, and Revival Ministry.) Bring your picnic lunches, lawn chairs, frisbees, volleyball net, and of course some friends. Large field ready for games, fun and worship. Non-perishable foods will be collected for the Ministry “We Share Hope.” For more information visit rockthebay.org.
Postponed – Greater Abundant Life Deliverance Center, 316 Pocasset Ave, Providence, invites you to “Come out and fellowship with us” as they hold their 3rd annual Book Bag and School Supply Drive and Outreach Community Cookout. They will be serving hot dogs and hamburgers to all in attendance. In addition they will be distributing 200 filled book bags to school age children. Children must be present to receive a book bag. If you desire to contribute please contact Alicia Maxie through email (email@example.com) or telephone (401-692-2630) for more details. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
August 27 – Wickford Seventh-day Adventist Church invites you to join them for an afternoon of praise and prayer at the North Kingstown Beach, the Lafayette Band Stand from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Bring your picnic foods, chairs and blankets. Light refreshments will be available. For more info, email denisemc@wickfordSDAchurch.org or call (401) 294-6356.
August 27 – Southern Gospel Concerts of RI continues its 2016 Spring/Summer series with The Lesters. 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.
August 27 – Concerts on the Green featuring “Bob Thompson” will take place at the Hope Gazebo, Route 115, Hope, RI from 6:00 to 8:00pm. Free admission.
August 31 – The Decision America Tour 2016 with Franklin Graham is coming to Providence. Join Franklin Graham at 12:00pm on the South Steps of the RI Capitol (State House), 82 Smith Street, Providence. For more information and to volunteer at this event click on the Decision America banner at warv.net.
September 3 – “Lifesong” Casting Crowns Cover Band will bring Christian Contemporary 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.
September 10 – Faith Baptist Church, 765 Commonwealth Ave, Warwick RI, invites you to their annual Faith Family Fair from 8:00am to 5:00pm. There will be free food, games, prize giveaways and live music. This event is open to the public. For more information email Helen@faithbaptistri.com or visit faithbaptistri.com or call (401) 738-7664.
September 17 – Southern Gospel Concerts of RI continues its 2016 Spring/Summer series with The Dove Brothers. 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.
September 30-October 2 – 3rd RI Christian Women’s Retreat will be held at Camp Canonicus, 54 Exeter Road, Exeter. Saturday only and group rates are available. Register and pay online at RICWR.tix.com. For more information go to their FB page – facebook.com/RICWR or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (401) 575-0964.
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.