2017-08-17 / Faith Community


‘Music on the Lawn’

St. John the Evangelist, 61 Poplar St., will hold three “Music on the Lawn” concerts, from 6-7:45 p.m. Appearing on Tuesday, Aug. 22, will be the Matsiko World Orphan Choir; on Thursday, Aug. 24, the David Amram Trio; and on Thursday, Aug. 31, Doug Woolverton and friends.

Community Meal

Calvary United Methodist Church, 200 Turner Road, Middletown, will serve a community meal on Thursday, Aug. 17, at 3 p.m. 401- 847-6181.

Intergenerational Supper

Emmanuel Church, 42 Dearborn St., will hold an intergenerational supper on Thursday, Aug. 17, from 5:30-8 p.m. The theme is Mexican food. Bring a dish to share. The evening will include a school backpack project for the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center. Everyone is welcome. 401-847-0675.

Movie Night

“The Maltese Falcon” will be shown on Friday, Aug. 18, at 6 p.m., at Emmanuel Church, 42 Dearborn St. Snacks will be available (or feel free to bring your own). Movie Night is held the third Friday of every month and is open to the public. Donations are graciously accepted. 401-847-0675.

Community Yard Sale

St. Peter’s Church, 525 Broadway, will hold a community yard sale on Saturday, Aug. 19, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The rain date is set for Saturday, Aug. 26. 401-846-9567.

Gospel Music Festival

Bring a picnic and chairs to the interdenominational Come Alive Gospel Music Festival on Saturday, Aug. 19, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., at King Park on Wellington Avenue. It will feature a mix of contemporary Christian and gospel music. Family Matters, a singing and playing family, and many others will perform.

Movie Night at St. Barnabas

St. Barnabas Church, 1697 East Main Road, Portsmouth will screen “Clean and Sober” (rated R), Saturday, Aug. 19, from 7-9 p.m. The showing will be behind the parish center. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Pizza will be provided. The movie will be shown rain or shine. All are welcome. 401-683-1343.

Blood Drive

A blood drive will take place on Sunday, Aug. 20, 9 a.m.-noon, at St. Barnabas Church Hall, 1697 East Main Road, Portsmouth. Visit ribc.org to make an appointment; sponsor code 1255. St. Barnabas Church office, 401-683-1343.

An Afternoon of Fun

An afternoon of fun and games will be held on Sunday, Aug. 20, from 3-5 p.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 525 Broadway. Bring your favorite board game and a snack to share. Beverages will be provided. All are welcome. 401-846-9567 or stpetersri@coxmail.com.

Sacred Music Concert

A concert of sacred music for soprano voices will be held at St. Mary’s Church, 12 William St., on Sunday, Aug. 20, at 6:30 p.m. 401- 847-0475.

Amram Documentary

St. John’s Church, 61 Poplar St., will screen a documentary about musician David Amram, titled “David Amram: The First 80 Years,” on Wednesday, Aug. 23, at 6 p.m., followed by audience Q&A. The fee is $5. 401-848-2561, saintjohnsnewport.org.

Orphan Choir Performs

Central Baptist Church, 99 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown, will present the Matsiko World Orphan Choir on Wednesday, Aug. 23, from 7-8 p.m. An offering will be taken for the choir. 401-423-1651, cbcjamestown.com.

Four Faiths Walking Tour

There will be a walking tour of four houses of worship on Tuesdays, through Oct. 31, from 1-4 p.m. The tour starts at Touro Synagogue. After visiting the synagogue, visitors will be escorted to Trinity Church, Newport Congregational Church and St. Mary’s Church. Prices vary. Visit 4faiths.org or call 401-290-7535.

Summer Concerts

St. Mary’s Church, 12 William St., is offering free organ concerts on Sundays at 3 p.m. throughout the summer. The concerts feature the newly-restored pipe organ and organists from around the region. 401-847-0475.

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