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

As part of this congregation, I appreciate our pastor and teacher, Rev. Joe Tripp.... — Mary, Age 59
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
I most appreciate the closeness of everyone in our church. It's like one big family. — Rebecca, Age 18
Our Church is generous with people in need. Our church has great programs for children and youth. — Joe, Over 65
I appreciate the strong sense of community that is always inclusive and welcoming. — Elaine, Age 57
I am grateful for the many opportunities to be of service to others. — Jack, Age 78
I have fun playing games while I learn about Jesus. — Nik, Age 10
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 listening to the Bible stories with my friends. — Damek, Age 11
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
Sunday Morning Worship Schedule: Worship: 10:00 - 11:00
Sunday School: 10:00 - 11:00
Fellowship Time: 11:00 +