Missions


We share the abundance that we have in many ways. The following are some of the mission activities the congregation contribute to in time, talent and treasure on a regular basis:

 

Aquidneck Island Missions

  •  AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) – Host 4 nights a week
  •  East Bay Community Action Programs offering shelter, prescription assistance, and heating assistance
  • Family-to-Family Assistance
  • Handy Dandy Food Drive
  • Homeless Hotline for Newport
  • Lucy’s Hearth shelter for women and children
  • Martin Luther King Center
  • Pay-It-Forward Activities
  • Salvation Army General Fund
  • Seamen’s Church Institute
  • Soup Kitchens – Emmanuel Church, Newport Congregational Church, Salvation Army, St. Mary’s Church, United Congregational Church
  • The Nativity of Christ Puppet Show
  • Turning Around Ministries
  • Visiting Nurses Association of Newport & Bristol County Hospice
  • Women’s Resource Center
  • Youth Mission

 

Rhode Island Missions

  • Eleanor Slater Hospital
  • Rhode Island Community Food Bank
  • RI Conference of the UCC Wider Missions
  • Veterans Home in Bristol

 

National and International Missions

  • Christmas Fund – Veterans of the Cross
  • Church World Service – “Blankets of Hope” and “Tools of Hope”
  • Haiti Mission
  • Heifer Project International
  • Homeland Mission

What People are Saying

I have fun playing games while I learn about Jesus. — Nik, Age 10
As part of this congregation, I appreciate our pastor and teacher, Rev. Joe Tripp.... — Mary, Age 59
I found a loving and caring family when I joined the church! — John, Age 54
I have been a part of this church as a child and now as an adult. It's has always been a fun, welcoming, and very special place at each stage of my life. — Laura, Age 34
I most appreciate the closeness of everyone in our church. It's like one big family. — Rebecca, Age 18
I like how everybody at church knows everyone and everybody is friendly even to those they don't know, no matter what. — Mackenzie, Age 15
I appreciate the strong sense of community that is always inclusive and welcoming. — Elaine, Age 57
Our church is very special. While we are a community of worshipers, we are also a community of friends and family. Anyone is welcome to join our family and that is a beautiful thing. — Noah, Age 16
I like that when Sunday School is over we go have something to eat. — Matt, Age 12
UCC, Middletown – A wonderful place to make 100 real friends without using Facebook. — Chris, Age 60
Sunday Morning Worship Schedule: Worship: 10:00 - 11:00
Sunday School: 10:00 - 11:00
Fellowship Time: 11:00 +