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 MariBeth Traer.
Sunday & Collection
Running thru every Sunday during the month of August, we will be collecting school supplies for kids in grades 4th -8th. Notebooks, pens, pencils, ruler, coloring pencils, calculators, highlighters etc… are some of the items that were recommended.
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 starting on Monday, September 18th.
Living with Conscious Abandon
Will meet on the 4th Monday of each month at CBC from
1 - 2:30 pm. The group focuses on personal reflection of both Christian and Eastern Spiritual guidelines in living each day with conscious awareness of personal intention, thought, speech and actions. Join us as we gather to share our responses to daily reflections that will support us in living our lives with wisdom, integrity and compassion. Our reference guide is Living and Dying with Confidence: A day by day guide by Anyen Rinpoche and Allison Choying Zangmo. The text may be purchased at Amazon for $11.
All are welcome. The class is free of charge. Mark your calendar for this seasons' sessions: Oct. 23, Nov. 27, Dec. TBA, Jan 22, Feb. 26, Mar. 26, Apr. 23, May TBA.
CBC Grounds Keep Day
We will have a fall outside cleanup day on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 9 am. Please see Jill Dolce for any questions.
Also, we would like to start a CBC Garden Group, this group would be to keep up with the weeding throughout the year. Any interest in participating in this group, contact Jill.
Children and Youth Fall Harvest Party-
Bring a friend and join us Friday, October 27th from 5:45-8:00pm for some fun fall activities, games and refreshments. Fun will include: pumpkin carving, bobbing for donuts, make your own gourmet caramel apples, pumpkin bowling, mummy wrapping, pumpkin seed spitting contest (eww!) and more! Please RSVP to Cara in person, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone/ text 575-2304.
CBC Players: "Our Town"
CBC Players will present Our Town, Thornton Wilder's classic play about small-town life, at Central Baptist Church, Jamestown. Performances are on Friday, November 3 and Saturday, November 4 at 7 p.m. and on Sunday, November 5 at 4 p.m. Tickets are available in advance in Jamestown at Baker's Pharmacy and Secret Garden; in Newport at Pleasant Surprise; and in Wickford at Yes! Gallery. Advance tickets are $12 adults/$10 seniors and students; $14/$12 at the door. Proceeds from the performances will benefit hurricane relief efforts. The production is part of Central Baptist Church's 150th Anniversary Celebration.
CBC’s 150th Anniversary Dinner
Following the gala event of “Our Town” we will continue to celebrate with our 150th Anniversary Dinner which will be held at the Conanicut Yacht Club on November 11th. The doors will open at 6 p.m. and dinner is at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35 per person. All of our CBC congregants are invited as well as past ministers, CBC members and family and friends. If anyone needs financial help with purchasing a ticket, please contact Pastor Kurt.
Warm Coats, Warm Hearts Coat Drive
November 18th 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
If anyone is interested in collecting coats, scarves, mittens/gloves and hats for members of our community. You can drop them off at CBC on Monday – Thursday between 9 a.m. to noon prior to the morning of the coat drive. Please use the side door (church office). Our mission at CBC is to help anyone who is in need to have a warm winter. Please contact Jean Britton 423-0470 for questions.
Conspire 2017: Transformation
Join us at CBC on Monday's 9:30-11 a.m. November 6th -December 18th to view and discuss the presentations from the Conspire 2017 conference. The theme of this year's conference is TRASNFORMATION: The separate self is the major problem, not the shadow self, which only takes deeper. forms of disguise. The shadow self can be defines as those negative aspects of ourselves, which we deny and /or defend. The separate self does not recognize the divine nature present in all beings and makes choices focused on personal gain and desires and not the greater good.