What's New
CBC Walking Party
Please join us as we walk to up-beat music in Clarke Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00a.m. to approximately 8:45a.m.We do a warm-up, walk a couple miles, do a cool down, then a few floor exercises to tone arms, legs, abs, chest and back. We are a fun bunch! Collectively, we’ve walked thousands of miles together! Please join us! Questions? Contact Peggy Burse.

Sunday Collection
Running thru every Sunday during the month of October we will be  collecting canned tuna, canned meats and peanut butter for the Jamestown Pantry.

Little Dresses for Africa
The mission of “Little Dresses for Africa” is to provide relief to children of Africa, by distributing home-made dresses to little girls, primarily in African villages, but also other countries in crisis. These meetings will be on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month from 1:00-3:00 p.m. in Clarke Hall.  The meetings for October will be 
 Oct. 15th. 

Simple Blessings
"Simple Blessings: Centering Prayer and Discussion:" will be held on Monday, October 22nd  from 1:00 - 2:30 pm. in Clarke Hall. If anyone is interested there is a flyer and Sign-up sheet in church parlor or you can contact Janet Larson for questions.

Central Baptist Church Artisan Crafts Fair 
CBC is hosting an Artisan Crafts Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 10th. We have a small group of artist who have replied, we are certainly hoping for more. Please spread the word to any artists that you may know who’d like to be part of the crafts fair.

CBC Artisan Crafts Fair Volunteers
Rev. Kurt, Jenn, and Tammy have put together a Crafts Fair from 9 a.m. to 2p.m. on Saturday, November 10th for Artisans/Vendors/Craftspeople. We are asking the congregation to volunteer on this day if you are willing and available. We will also hold a bake sale with our own table and we again are hoping people will help with baked goods. There will be a sign-up sheet in the parlor. All proceeds will be going to our CBC general fund. 

Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico Initiative
A mission team from the American Baptist Churches of Rhode Island will be volunteering through the Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico initiative in March 2019. The American Baptist Home Mission Societies, in partnership with American Baptist Churches USA, launched this multi-year initiative, which a number of our region’s congregations have supported 
financially. If you are interested in the possibility of joining this regional mission team, save the dates of March 15-23, 2019. More information, including costs and arrangements, will be available in several weeks. Also feel free to contact Rev. Kathryn Palen at kpalen@abcori.org or (401) 522-9731.