2014-02-21 / Faith Community


Bible and Torah Studies

In addition to religious services held on board Naval Station Newport, there are also several opportunities for further study on the base. The Chapel of Hope sponsors Sunday morning Bible class in Perry Hall, Room 100, from 9 to 11 a.m. All are welcome. It is led by Chaplain Douglas Rosander, 401- 841-4880 or douglas.rosander@usnwc.edu.

NAPS Bible study is held every Monday from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Chapel of Hope.

Torah study is offered the first Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. For more information, email Lt. Cmdr. Peter Zubof at peter. zubof@navy.mil, or call the chapel at 401-841-2234.

Call the Chapel of Hope for the latest Protestant Women of the Chapel study group information.

Pianist Vassily Primakov

The Jamestown Community Piano Association will present the Moscow-born pianist Vassily Primakov in concert at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 2, at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 87 Narragansett Ave.

Primakov, who opened the JCPA 2012-2013 season with a recital of ballades and mazurkas by Chopin, will this year offer a program of fantasias by Chopin, Schumann, and Schubert, including Beethoven’s well-known “Moonlight” sonata. Primakov made his Carnegie Hall solo debut recital with an all- Chopin program in April 2013 and played a similar program at The Breakers during the Newport Music Festival last summer.

The concert is free and a reception in the church hall will follow the performance. For more information, call 401-423-0515.

Craft Fair at St. Lucy’s

A craft fair to benefit the American Cancer Society will be held on Saturday, March 8 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at St. Lucy’s Parish Center, 909 West Main Rd., Middletown. Many vendors will be featured with plenty of gift items for Easter, Mother’s Day, graduations, and other occasions. Lunch will be available. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Information will be available on the Relay. For info or to rent a table, contact Kerry Seibert at 401-855-0885 or mzkerry@aol.com.

Fundraising Dinners

Community Baptist Church will offer full meals to eat in or take home on Friday, Feb. 28, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at 50 Dr. Marcus Wheatland Blvd. Dinners are $10 per plate with entrée choices available, and orders may be phoned in as early as 10 a.m. to 401-846-3086. Proceeds will benefit renovations to the church annex. Delivery is available.

Chanting at Emmanuel

Emmanuel Church’s Chanting Group will not meet on Saturday, Feb. 22. The gathering will resume on Saturday, March 1 at 9 a.m. in Emmanuel’s All Saint’s Chapel. All are welcome. Contact the parish office for more information at 401-847-0675.

Retreat on the Priesthood

Bishop Tobin invites high school men who would like to learn more about the priesthood to a “Retreat on the Priesthood for High School Men” at the Seminary of Our Lady of Providence on Saturday, March 1 from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. This free retreat will include discussion and activities, Mass celebrated by Bishop Evans, lunch, and fellowship. Those interested should contact Fr. Carl Fisette, Director of Vocations, at 401-331-1316.

‘This Is My Story’

In observance of Black History Month, Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church will present “This is My Story: A Celebration of African American Heritage” on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 4 p.m. All are welcome and a free will offering will be taken. Mt. Zion is at 33 Van Zandt Ave. For more information, call 401-849-3569.

Music Icon Topic at St. Paul’s

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church’s monthly series on Motown prophets continues on Sunday, Feb. 23, examining the music of Neil Diamond. Rev. Bill Taylor will explore how God is speaking through the baby-boomers’ music as the congregation listens to beloved songs with an ear for biblical messages. Services begin at 10 a.m. For more information, call 401-846-0966.

Houses of Worship are invited to send information on Lent, Passover, and Holy Week programming to news@newportthisweek.net.

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