August 2, 2018 RSS feed / Faith Community

Annual Opening of Burying Ground

The public will have a once-a-year opportunity to visit the Colonial Jewish Burying Ground located at Kay Street, Touro Street and Bellevue Avenue on Sunday, Aug. 19, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. More...

Channing Chautauqua Series Continues

Channing Memorial Church continues its series of “Chautauqua” style events entitled “Exploring Newport: Structures, Society, Song, Sea and Sky.” Held in the parish hall, 135 Pelham St., from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. More...

Tot Shabbat

A children’s Tot Shabbat service will be held at Temple Shalom, Friday, Aug. 3 at 6:30 p.m. Cantor Fred Scheff will lead this fun, child-friendly introduction to “kabbalat Shabbat,” welcoming the Sabbath. More...

Worship on the Beach

Portsmouth United Methodist Church and Calvary United Methodist Church are holding worship at Third Beach, Third Beach Road, Middletown, on Sundays through Aug. 26 at 8 a.m. Bring a beach chair. More...

Rap Session on the Beach

Join Crosspoint Church at Easton’s Beach near the Cliff Walk on Friday, Aug. 10. Park in the lot closest to the Cliff Walk. Arrive after 6 p.m. for the 6:30 p.m. More...

The Changing Table

United Baptist Church, 30 Spring St., offers the Changing Table, a program that supplies diapers and wipes for Newport County families in need. For more information, call 401-847-3210.   More...

Community Yard Sale

Portsmouth United Methodist Church, 2732 East Main Road, will hold a community yard sale on Saturday, Aug. 18, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on the lawn. Baked goods will also be sold. A cooling center will be open and ample parking will be available. More...

Queen Elizabeth’s Chaplain Visits St. John’s

Rev. Nathan Humphrey, rector of St. John’s, 61 Poplar St., has appointed the Rev. Canon Jeremy Matthew Haselock, household chaplain to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, to the post of Distinguished Priest in Residence through Sept. 2. Rev. More...

New Arrivals

Dorrance and Daniel Benson of Newport are proud to announce the birth of their son Ledger Dorrance Hart Benson on July 30, 2018. More...

Royal School of Church Music Concert

More than 100 young singers across the country perform Evensong at Trinity Church, Queen Anne Square, on Thursday, Aug. 2, at 5 p.m. The concert is free and open to the community. 401-846- 0660, trinitynewport.org.   More...

Outdoor Service

St. Columba’s Chapel, 55 Vaucluse Ave., Middletown, will hold its annual outdoor service on Sunday, Aug. 5, at 10 a.m., followed by a parish cookout. Bring a lawn chair or blanket (the church will put out chairs as well), and dress casually. More...

Bereavement Support Group

St. Lucy’s Church, 909 West Main Road, Middletown, will host a bereavement support group beginning Aug. 9, from 7-8:30 p.m. For more information, contact Peter Magnotta at 401-421-7833 x217 to register.   More...

Harmonic Sound Healing Concert

On Thursday, Aug. 16, at 7 p.m., at Emmanuel Church, 42 Dearborn St., you will hear frequencies that are meant to dispel the noise of everyday chaos and promote tranquility and peace. More...

Free Seminars for Our Community

City on a Hill Christian Church, 999 West Main Road, Middletown, hosts informative seminars on the third Friday of each month at 7 p.m. More...

Reading of George Washington Letter

The annual reading of George Washington's historic letter "To the Hebrew Congregation at Newport" will take place on Sunday, Aug. 19, at 1 p.m., at Touro Synagogue, 85 Touro St. The letter regards religious freedom in America. More...

‘Friendly Visitor’ Program Seeks Volunteers

Child and Family is seeking volunteers for its “friendly visitor” program, which provides homebound seniors in Newport County opportunities for socialization and companionship. The time commitment is as little as one hour per week. More...