2018-04-26 / Faith Community


Art Exhibit at Trinity

“The Forefather, the Sun and the Omnipresent Spirit” highlights student artworks from RISD, UMass Dartmouth and CCRI. The central point of departure for the exhibit is how art can interact throughout time within historic institutions. The paintings, sculptures, furniture and video will be presented in Trinity Church’s Hawes Room, Queen Anne Square, through May 9. 401- 846-0660.

The Gathering

The Gathering is an ecumenical youth movement designed to bring believers in Jesus Christ together to unite the church and advance the Gospel. Meetings are on the last Saturday of every month from 7-9 p.m. at the Newport Athletic Club, 66 Valley Road, Middletown. On Saturday, April 28, there will be a message from Hudson Sellers of IMPACT Youth, live worship music by local youth groups, volleyball and games. All middle and high school students are invited to attend. This is a free event. For additional information, contact Chris McCabe at chris@efcnewport.com.

Giant Baby Shower

The event will take place Saturday, April 28, from 1-3 p.m., at Lucy’s Hearth, 19 Valley Road, Middletown. Some of the baby items needed for residents of Lucy’s Hearth are baby wipes, lotion, baby shampoo, Q-tips, pacifiers, thermometers, wash cloths and towels, baby manicure sets, bulb syringes, monitors, blankets, car seats and diapers, especially size four and five. 401-847-2021.

Resurrection Series

Rev. Alan Neale continues the series, “After the Tomb: Resurrection Appearances.” Discussions will focus on the appearances of Jesus after his resurrection and the way in which the resurrection affects our lives today. The program will take place at Trinity Church’s Honyman Hall, Queen Anne Square, from 9-9:45 a.m. Upcoming sessions will be held on Sundays, April 29, May 6 and May 13. 401-846-0660.

Move to Amend

Move To Amend is a national organization dedicated to organizing against the growth of corporate power in America. Its National Director, Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap, will speak on Sunday, April 29 at Channing Memorial Church at 6:30 p.m. about the history of corporate constitutional rights and the expansion of the role of money in American politics. There will be a community discussion after her presentation. RSVP with Ben at 860-213-1672.

United Congregational Church Book Group

On Tuesday, May 1, at 10:30 a.m., all are invited to discuss the book, “Nine Essential Things I’ve Learned About Life,” by Harold Kushner, author of the popular book, “Why Bad Things Happen to Good People.” United Congregational Church, 524 Valley Road, Middletown, 401- 849-5444.

Tot Shabbat

A children’s Tot Shabbat service will be held at Temple Shalom, Friday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m. at 223 Valley Road.

Our Daily Bread

Our Daily Bread is a new ministry of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 525 Broadway. Bread and bakery items will be picked up from BJ’s and brought to St. Peter’s on Saturday mornings beginning May 5. They will be available from 9-10 a.m. for those in need. For information, call 401-846-9567 or email stpetersri@coxmail.com.

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