2017-05-25 / Faith Community



The Trinity Church at Queen Anne Square will hold Compline on Sunday, May 28, 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.

The Feast of the Visitation Service

St. John the Evangelist Church, 61 Poplar St., will hold a service for the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Wednesday, May 31, at 6:30 p.m. The Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island will be the celebrant. The service is a joint celebration of St. John’s and St. Stephen’s, Providence. All are welcome. 401-848- 2561.

Refugees Program

The Learning Center of Channing Church will present “Refugees in the United States: Perception and Reality” on Wednesday, May 31, at 7 p.m. It will be held in the Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St. The program will be presented by Charles Lobdell, an attorney and diplomat. The program will focus on who is actually a refugee, who is allowed into the United States, and the process for entry. The public is invited, refreshments will be served. 401-846-0643.

Festival of Pipes

St. Mary’s Church, 12 William St., will have a Festival of Pipes on Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4. After a seven-month restoration project, the 1,900-pipe organ will be unveiled on June 3. There will be a lecture and recital at 2 p.m., followed by a reception at 3 p.m. The first mass with the restored organ will be at 5:15 p.m. On June 4, there will be choral masses at 9:30 and 11 a.m., and an organ concert at 4 p.m. 401-847-0475, stmarynewport.org.

Emmanuel Church Founders’ Day

Join Emmanuel Church, 42 Dearborn St. on Saturday, June 4, at 5 p.m. for its annual Founders’ Day Evensong, followed by a parish picnic. All are welcome to attend. 401- 847-0675.

‘What Christians Believe and Why’ Series

Trinity Church on Queen Anne Square is holding a series called “What Christians Believe and Why’ on Sundays through June, from 9-9:45 a.m. in Honyman Hall. Based on the Apostle’s Creed, which was created to summarize the faith at the beginning of the church’s life, each session will include a short video along with teaching and discussion led by assisting priest Alan Neale. Coffee will be served. All are welcome. 401-846-0660.

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