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 am grateful for the many opportunities to be of service to others. — Jack, Age 78
The trucks in the nursery are fun to play with. — Kevin, Age 6
As part of this congregation, I appreciate our pastor and teacher, Rev. Joe Tripp.... — Mary, Age 59
I have fun playing games while I learn about Jesus. — Nik, Age 10
We love this church because of the loving and family atmosphere. The children's program is the best - our children look forward to coming to church. — Lisa
I love that everyone is always welcoming and always listens. — Mia, Age 18
I like coloring with my friends during Sunday School. — Violet, Age 7
I appreciate the strong sense of community that is always inclusive and welcoming. — Elaine, Age 57
We have had 17 moves. Every time we came back to Newport we were welcomed as though we had never been away. — Debby, Age 79
I most appreciate the closeness of everyone in our church. It's like one big family. — Rebecca, Age 18
Sunday Morning Worship Schedule: Worship: 10:00 - 11:00
Sunday School: 10:00 - 11:00
Fellowship Time: 11:00 +

Highlighted Events

• Worship Service - Sundays at 10 AM

• Prayer Circle - Tuesdays @ 4 PM

• United Knitters - Thursdays @ 10 AM

• Community Meal @ United Baptist - 11/27 at 5 PM

• Children's Christmas Eve Service 12/24 at 5 PM

• Traditional Christmas Eve Service 12/24 at 7 PM