In Memoriam:
The Rev. Dr. H. Daehler Hayes 

The Rev. Dr. H. Daehler Hayes, the Rhode Island Conference Minister from 1983 to 2002, died on Friday, Sept. 27, surrounded by his family.

A public memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 26, at 11:00 AM at Central Congregational Church, 296 Angell Street, Providence, RI.

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Let's Take a Walk: The Ministry of Accompaniment

This month's Parish Paper looks at the the ministry of “accompaniment,” often provided by churches in support for immigrants facing deportation, which can also be stretched to include a ministry of presence to anyone who struggles, whether due to immigration woes, poverty, or addiction.

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Marilyn Kendrix One of 22 Conference Ministers To Lobby in DC

22 Conference Ministers - including Rhode Island Transitional Conference Minister Marilyn Kendrix - spent three days of action and advocacy in Washington, D.C., to tell United States legislators to defund hate and defend the rights of immigrants.

Read the United Church News article   6 Min Read 



Event of the Week:

Certificate Program in Faith Formation & Youth Ministries
Onsite classes begin Oct. 26; Online classes begin Dec. 7

This program is offered as both a Certificate program and as a series of classes that may be taken as stand-alone opportunities by both lay leaders and authorized ministers who wish to further their education and understanding about faith formation in the 21st Century.

Info & Registration

CT Event Calendar     MA Event Calender    RI Event Calendar


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"At this table, Jesus invites us to bring all that traps us & all our hopes for transformations so we can live, as one body & one planet; life that is really life." [From "Life that is Really Life" by Rev. Ashley Goff in Worship Ways]  

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