2018-02-08 / Faith Community


Journey Dance

Rev. Jennifer Pedrick, the priest at St. Mary's Church, 324 E. Main Rd., Portsmouth will lead a journey of healing through dance on Friday, Feb 9, from 6-7 p.m. Offered in partnership with The Sacred Center. Suggested donation is $10. For details, visit sacred-center.org or contact Rev. Shelley Dungan at yogishelley@gmail.com.

World Sound Healing Day

Newport Community Chanting Group will celebrate World Sound Healing Day with sound therapist and licensed massage therapist Rosie Warburton on Saturday, Feb. 10, from 10-11:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s Barber Hall, 12 Marlborough St. Suggested donation is $10. All are welcome. 401-846-0966.

‘Renewal and New Beginnings’

Trinity Church, Queen Anne Square, will continue its series, “Renewal and New Beginnings,” on Sunday, Feb. 11, from 9-9:45 a.m., in Honyman Hall. The focus will be on renewal and resistance. The Feb. 18 session will deal with renewal and inclination. The series is based on the prayer for renewal, and discussions will focus on new ways in which spiritual lives can begin again. Coffee will be served and all are welcome to attend. 401- 846-0660.

Prayer for Peace

St. Paul’s Church, 12 Marlborough St., has guest soloists and local musicians participate each Sunday in the 10 a.m. service. On Feb. 11, the Newport Community Chanting group will lead the congregation in a “Prayer for Peace.” All are invited to join the congregation in this practice of mindfulness through song. 401-846-0966.

Circle of Soul

Circle of Soul brings together sacred sound, song and rhythm to nourish hearts, build positive spirit and create community. Enjoy group singing, toning, rhythms, drumming and music-making on Sunday, Feb. 11, from 4:15-5:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Barber Hall, 12 Marlborough St. Suggested donation is $10. All are welcome. 401- 846-0966.

Creative Journaling

St. Peter’s Church, 525 Broadway, invites adults for creative journaling on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 20 and 27, and March 6 and 13, at 11 a.m. Bring colored pencils. All are welcome. 401-846-9567.

Mardi Gras Fundraiser

A Mardi Gras fundraiser will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 7-8 p.m., at Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square. It will feature a cabaret, desserts and a silent auction. The event will benefit the 2018 England tour by the St. John’s Adult Choir and Professional Choristers. Admission is $20 plus a dessert to share. 401-848-2561.

Ash Wednesday Services

Services for Ash Wednesday will be held on Feb. 14 at 8:30 a.m., noon, and 6:30 p.m. All services will include the imposition of ashes along with Holy Eucharist. All are welcome. St. Columba’s Chapel, 55 Vaucluse Ave., Middletown, 401- 847-5571, StColumbasChapel.org.

Portsmouth United Methodist Church will hold a joint Ash Wednesday service at Calvary United Methodist Church, 200 Turner Road, Middletown, on Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. 401-683-4005.

Book Group

The Emmanuel Church book group meets the third Tuesday of the month in the church’s guild room, 42 Dearborn St., to discuss great works of literature. On Feb. 20, at 6 p.m., the group will discuss “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry,” by Fredrick Backman. All are welcome. For more information, contact Jordon at weddings@emmanuelnewport.org.

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