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 like coloring with my friends during Sunday School. — Violet, Age 7
This church has a warm and friendly staff and membership. It's like a second home for me. — Curt, Age 84
I found a loving and caring family when I joined the church! — John, Age 54
As part of this congregation, I appreciate our pastor and teacher, Rev. Joe Tripp.... — Mary, Age 59
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
The kindest compilation of friends and family reside within our community. I've made some of my best friends here and joining the church is the best decision I've ever made. — Noah, 16
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
Bright! Cheery! Friendly! Great Pastor! Great music! Comforting, helpful and warm! Uplifting illuminating sermons. Our church has it all! — Bob, Age 72
I am grateful for the many opportunities to be of service to others. — Jack, Age 78
Our Church is generous with people in need. Our church has great programs for children and youth. — Joe, Over 65
Sunday Morning Worship Schedule: Worship: 10:00 - 11:00
Sunday School: 10:00 - 11:00
Fellowship Time: 11:00 +