November 8, 2018 RSS feed / Faith Community

New Arrivals

Jien Kim and Jan Albert of Newport are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Nara Albert on Nov. 3, 2018.  The above birth was at Newport Hospital. More...

VNS Service of Remembrance

The Hospice Team at Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice is holding a non-denominational Service of Remembrance on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. at the United Congregational Church, 524 Valley Road, Middletown. More...

Holocaust Memorial Program

A memorial program for Kristallnacht, the beginning of the Holocaust, will be held on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 10 a.m., at Touro Synagogue, Gale House, 85 Touro St. There will be a screening of a documentary by Newporter Aaron Ginsburg. 401-847-4794. More...

Canned Food Drive

United Congregational Church, 524 Valley Road, Middletown, is having a canned food drive through Nov. 18. 401-849-5444.   More...

Stockings for Soldiers

Trinity Church, Queen Anne Square, is seeking donations to make stockings for our troops overseas to be packaged and sent by Thanksgiving. More...

Operation Christmas Child

Shoebox gifts are sent to children in need. Evangelical Friends Church, 70 Bliss Mine Road, Middletown, is seeking volunteers from Nov. 12-19 to assist with their Operation Christmas Child efforts. 401-847-1490.   More...

Candlelight Concert of Remembrance

St. John’s Church, Washington and Willow streets, will offer a candlelight concert of remembrance in observation of the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 4 p.m. Reception follows. The fee is $10-$15. More...

Bible Study

Crosspoint Church, 14 Rhode Island Ave., offers Bible study on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. All are welcome. 401-846-3064, crosspointri@crosspointri.org.   More...

Quilts for Charity

St. Barnabas Church, 1697 East Main Road, Portsmouth, holds monthly meetings to provide quilts to seriously ill or traumatized children. The next meeting is on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 10 a.m. in the church hall. For more information, call 401-683-1343. More...

Veterans Day Remembrance

Emmanuel Church, 42 Dearborn St., will hold its annual Veterans Day remembrance on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 8 and 10 a.m. More...

Solemn High Mass of Requiem

St. John’s Church, Washington and Willow streets, will hold a solemn High Mass of Requiem on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 10 a.m. for the repose of the souls of all the war dead, and to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. More...

Philosophy Talk

“Is Life Worth Living?” with John Kaag, PhD., Channing Church Learning Center, 135 Pelham St., will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, at 4 p.m. 401-846-0643.   More...

Winter Coat Drive

Gently-used, good condition coats will be collected at Calvary United Methodist Church, 200 Turner Road, Middletown, until Sunday, Nov. 18, and will be donated to St. Paul’s coat give-away day. 401-847-6181.   More...

Donations for Blessing Bags

Throughout the month of November, St. Mary’s Church, 324 East Main Road, Portsmouth, is collecting items to make “blessing bags” for those who are homeless and in need of warmth and nourishment this winter. More...

Centering Prayer

St. Mary’s Church, 324 East Main Road, Portsmouth, offers centering prayer sessions on most Saturdays at 4 p.m. Sessions include a brief introduction of the method and 20 minutes of practice and are open to all ages and stages of spirituality. More...

Thanksgiving Interfaith Community Service

Temple Shalom invites people of all faiths to attend its 44th consecutive Thanksgiving Interfaith Community Service, on Wednesday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. Joining Cantor Scheff will be Deacon John Silvia of St. More...

Prayer Shawl Ministry

Ladies in the prayer shawl ministry at St. Mary’s Church, 324 East Main Road, Portsmouth, have started knitting and crocheting the items for their annual donation to the Dr. Martin Luther King Center. More...