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

The people, the pastor, and the music all fulfill my spiritual needs and provide a sense of peace. — Florence, Age 85
I most appreciate the closeness of everyone in our church. It's like one big family. — Rebecca, Age 18
I like coloring with my friends during Sunday School. — Violet, Age 7
I am grateful for the many opportunities to be of service to others. — Jack, Age 78
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 trucks in the nursery are fun to play with. — Kevin, Age 6
I like that when Sunday School is over we go have something to eat. — Matt, Age 12
Our Church is generous with people in need. Our church has great programs for children and youth. — Joe, Over 65
This place is a very warm, friendly family of believers, sharing the struggles of life, supporting each other along the way. — Melissa, Age 51
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
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

• Christmas Cheer - 12/22 @ 11:15 AM

• Christmas Eve Kid's Service @ 5 PM

• Christmas Eve Service @ 7 PM