2017-01-19 / Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Community Blood Drive

The Knights of Columbus - Council #256 will host a community blood drive at 7 Valley Road, Middletown, on Thursday, Jan. 19, from 3-8 p.m. Donors will receive a free steak dinner and $5 Dunkin Donuts coupon.

St. Mary’s Choir Welcomes New Voices

St. Mary’s adult choir, with nearly 30 members, is looking for new members for all voice parts. The choir sings a wide variety of music throughout the year, from simple hymns to challenging choral works. The choir will begin rehearsals for the spring session on Thursday, Jan. 19, at 7 p.m. in the church, located at 12 William St. If interested, contact Cody Mead at cw.mead@yahoo.com.

Emmanuel Church Movie Night

Bring take-out and enjoy “Singin’ in the Rain” at the Emmanuel Church hall, 42 Dearborn St., on Friday, Jan. 20, at 6 p.m. The screening is open to the public and donations are welcome. 401-847-0675.

Bilingual Night of Worship

Pastor Colon will minister in both English and Spanish throughout the evening at CrossPoint Church, 14 Rhode Island Ave., on Friday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m. 401-846-3064.

Healing Sound Journey

Heal the noise of everyday chaos through a restorative and balancing immersion into the subtle, yet powerful, frequencies of Tibetan and quartz crystal singing bowls, flutes, gongs, ocean drums, rain sticks, rattles and didgeridoos. All are welcome to participate. There is an optional $15 donation. St. Paul’s, 12 Marlborough St., Friday, Jan. 27, from 7-8:30 p.m. 401-846-0966.

Olympus Piano Trio in Concert

The Jamestown Community Piano Association will present the Olympus Piano Trio in concert on Sunday, Jan. 29, at 2 p.m., at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, 87 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown. The trio, with Regi Papa on violin, Ben Capps on cello, and Konstantine Valianatos on piano will perform works by Shostakovich and Brahms. The trio won the gold medal at the Chamber Music Foundation of New England’s 2016 international competition. 401-423-0515.

Compline

Trinity Church, Queen Anne Square, will hold Compline on Sunday, Jan. 29, at 7 p.m. This ancient liturgy, sung by members of the Trinity Choir, offers a rare opportunity for deep spiritual contemplation and meditation. 401- 846-0660.

Men's Bible Study at Seamen's Aloha Cafe

On Wednesday mornings from 7:30-8:30 a.m., a small group of men meet at the Seamen's Church Institute, 18 Market Square, to consider, discuss and debate the relevance of the Bible for the 21stcentury, postmodern man. Among the subjects are love, commitment, family, and work as seen through the lens of the Old and New Testaments. Participants are of various experiences, ages, and levels of knowledge about the Bible. For more information, contact Brook Richards at brookrichards140@gmail.com. 401-871-3229.

Warm Up Wednesdays

The community is invited to St. Paul’s Church, 12 Marlborough St., for Warm Up Wednesdays from 1-4 p.m. Hot soup, hot chocolate, coffee, tea and other refreshments will be served in a quiet, warm and relaxing environment. 401-846-0966.

Clothing Closet

With the cold winter months arriving, the Seamen’s Church Institute is preparing its clothing closet to best serve the needs of our community. Items needed are new or gently-used men’s and women’s winter boots and sneakers, and new socks and underwear.

Donations can be dropped off at Seamen’s, 18 Market Square. For more information, call Megan at 401-847-4260 or email megan.seamens@gmail.com.

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