2017-10-12 / Faith Community


Rosary Rally for World Peace

On Saturday, Oct. 14, at noon, people across the nation will pray the rosary for world peace. The community of St. Lucy’s Church will pray the rosary at the church sign at 909 West Main Road, Middletown. Bring a lawn chair if you wish to sit. In the event of rain, the group will meet in the parish center. All are encouraged to attend with their families. 401-847-6153.

Tea Fundraiser

Be transported to a magical experience on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 1-3 p.m. at St. Joseph's Church, 5 Mann Ave., with the American Girl Doll Tea. This year's theme is "A Fairy Garden." Girls ages 5-12, along with their dolls, will enjoy treats, a doll fashion show and a clothing boutique where clothes will be available for purchase. All proceeds go to St. Joseph's St. Vincent de Paul's Society. Tickets are $15 for a child and adult. Additional children are $10 each. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance. Reserve by calling Jean Ginchereau at 401-848-1298 or Elaine Daniels at 401-846-2574.

Discussion at Trinity

On Sunday, Oct. 15, at Trinity Church, the Rev. Alan Neale will present a discussion titled “Sacred Medical Cabinet.” On Sunday, Oct. 22, he will discuss “The “Wholesome Community.” The sessions will be held at Honyman Hall, Queen Anne Square, from 9-9:45 a.m. Coffee will be served and all are welcome. 401-846-0660.

Emmanuel Church Book Club

On Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m., the Emmanuel Church Book Club will meet in the Guild Room, 42 Dearborn St., to discuss “The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women,” by Kate Moore. All are welcome. To learn more about the club, contact Jordan Sleeper at weddings@emmanuelnewport.org.

‘Race: The Power of an Illusion’

On Wednesday, Oct. 18, from 7-9 p.m., the California Newsreel documentary about race in society, science and history continues with “Episode 3: The House We Live In.” The film will be shown in the library at Emmanuel Church, 42 Dearborn St., and will be followed by discussion and light refreshments. For more information, contact betsidwyer@gmail.com.

Circle of Soul

Every third Wednesday from 5:45-7 p.m., St. Paul’s Church, 12 Marlborough St., invites the public to participate in the flow of rhythmic attunements, group improvisations, songs and world-beat rhythms. The next meeting will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 18. 401-846-0966.

Movie Night

On Friday, Oct. 20, from 7-8:30 p.m., Emmanuel Church, 42 Dearborn St., will screen the 1932 classic “The Mummy.” Movie night is free and open to the public. Donations are accepted. 401-847-0675.

Dedicatory Organ Recital

On Sunday, Oct. 22, at 3 p.m., Diana Norton-Jackson will offer a dedicatory recital on St. Matthew’s new organ. Free will offering. St. Matthew’s Church, 87 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown, 401-423-1762.

Pumpkin Patch

The community is welcome to enjoy Trinity Church’s annual pumpkin patch on Queen Anne Square. It will be open on weekends and holidays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and on weekdays from noon- 6 p.m. through Oct. 31. Proceeds will support outreach efforts to the Martin Luther King Center and others. 401-846-0660.

‘Four Faiths’ Tour

Take a tour of four houses of worship, starting with Touro Synagogue, 72 Touro St., from 1-4 p.m., Tuesdays through Oct. 24. The cost is $20-$28. 401-290-7535, 4faiths.org.

Chanting Group

The Newport Community Chanting Group will meet on Saturdays from 10-11:30 a.m. at Emmanuel Church, 42 Dearborn St. You do not have to be an experienced singer. The group is open to all voices and forms of spirituality and to persons who want to learn the benefit of sound healing. Donations accepted in support of the church’s community meal program. 401-847-0675.

Warm Up Wednesdays

St. Paul’s Church, 12 Marlborough St., will hold Warm Up Wednesdays in Barber Hall through March, from 1-4 p.m. Hot coffee, tea and refreshments are available. 401-846-0966.

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