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
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
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 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 am grateful for the many opportunities to be of service to others. — Jack, Age 78
I like that when Sunday School is over we go have something to eat. — Matt, Age 12
I like coloring with my friends during Sunday School. — Violet, Age 7
Bright! Cheery! Friendly! Great Pastor! Great music! Comforting, helpful and warm! Uplifting illuminating sermons. Our church has it all! — Bob, Age 72
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

Church events & Sunday Service,are postponed or cancelled through 3/29

• United Knitters - Thursdays @ 10 AM

• Palm Sunday - 4/5 @ 10 AM

• Maundy Thursday - 4/9 @ 7 PM

• Good Friday Kids - 4/10 @ 9 AM

• Good Friday Sanctuary - 4/10 @ 12 PM

• Easter Services - @ 9 AM & 11 AM

• Chili Cook-off - 4/19 @ 11:15 AM