Cornerstone Magazine Fall 2015 - Page 29

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 81 Warren Avenue, East Providence, RI Sunday 10am http://christrpc.com/ Historic and biblically rich worship. Love of God and seriousness about the Bible. A joyful and loving church community. Whether you are a committed believer or trying to figure out what you think, we would love to see you at 10 on Sunday morning for worship; stay for catechism time and a class on Christian doctrine or life. Christ Reformed Presbyterian Church is a young congregation in the confessional Reformed tradition, and has been church home to many students from Brown, RISD, and further -- we’re a walk or bike ride across the river in East Providence. 114 George Street, Providence, RI Sunday 8am and 10am http://www.sstephens.org/ Worship in the Episcopal Church is both liturgical and sacramental. It is liturgical in that worship follows a prescribed pattern, one that grounds the church today in ways that Christians have worshipped from early centuries. It is sacramental in that worship uses outward and visible signs ordained by Christ to convey inward and spiritual grace, most especially in the Holy Eucharist. Worship at S. Stephen’s makes rich use of signs and symbols that appeal to all the senses so that through music, incense, candles, vestments, sacred images, and ceremonial, our hearts and minds are lifted to the unseen God. St. Stephen’s Church 15 Hayes St. Providence, RI Sunday 9am and 11am http://sanctuaryri.org/ Sanctuary Church began holding services in Providence in 2012 after residing in East Greenwich as a part of Christ Church. Our decision to plant in the city was due to a clear call by God to serve our community which was predominantly made up of people who lived in, or were already serving in the Providence. A vision to be a church by and for the city began to emerge. Our leaders lived and served here. Our outreach work was here. Our partner churches in the city were excited for us… And God allowed for us to continue with coaching, accountability, and resources by our network. 15 Hayes Street Providence, RI Sunday 10:15am (Bilingual) and 1:30pm (Spanish) http://gloriadei-ri.org/ Gloria Dei is a “mission” church focused intentionally on multi-cultural ministry and serving the poor, immigrants and other oppressed people. There are few Swedes left; the congregation is made up of people from 15-20 different countries. Our worship services are Sundays at 10:30 in English and at 2:00 p.m. in Spanish. The church has established a very unique and special ministry referred to as Step Up Center International which is a 501-C3 that provides programs and support to the people in need. Programs include English as a Second language, music instruction, tutoring and other programs for children. Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, located in the heart of downtown Providence, across from the P