+401-232-7575   office@orelc.org    54 Cedar Swamp Road  |  Smithfield  |  RI  |  02917
    Worship: 8 AM & 10:45 AM  |  Sunday School: 9:30 AM | Wednesday Evenings: 6:30 PM  

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

THANKSGIVING WORSHIP SERVICE

Worship service will be on Tuesday, November 21st at 6:30 pm.  No Wednesday service this week. The church office will be closed on Thanksgiving day.  

 

 
GREENING OF THE CHURCH

It is always a joy to work together to prepare for the Advent Season and for the many days of Christmas. Please join us for the Greening of the Church on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, November 25th at 9:00am.

 
BAGS OF HOPE

His Providence Church in Seekonk, MA is entering its 6th year of providing monogrammed duffle bag filled with comfort items to local children in foster care and we are entering our 3rd year supporting them. ORELC volunteers will help wrap gifts and pack duffle bags on Monday, November 27th from 6-9pm.  Signup on the OTHERS board.  Thank you to everyone who purchased ornaments! There are still a few ornaments available for purchase. Please see Rachel Nichols if interested.

 
"JOYS OF CHRISTMAS" BAZAAR

Come join the festivites on Saturday, December 2, 2017, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. It's just around the corner!  Donations of baked goods are being requested at this time with a December 1, 9am - 5:30pm drop off. 

 

 
LIVING NATIVITY

Come see our

L i v i n g   N a t i v i t y

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Friday, December 8th

 

Set outside, this pedestrian and vehicle friendly community event includes a manger scene of costumed children and live animals, Christmas carolers and readings of the Christmas story.  All are welcome.  Enjoy refreshments and hot chocolate in the narthex.

 
CHURCH CHRISTMAS PARTY

ORELC will celebrate together on Saturday, December 9th at 6:00 pm at Emmily's Family Style Restaurant, 103 Putnam Pike, Johnston.  Menu: choice of Chicken Marsala, Baked Haddock or Veal Cutlet Parmesan. Includes garden salad, warm rolls and coffee for a cost of $15.  We encourage our members to make your favorite Christmas Cookies to bring for dessert.  Sign ups in the Narthex.  If cost or getting a ride is an issue, talk with Ray Czekanski, Social Board. 

 
GIVING TREE CHRISTMAS GIFTS

Every year, members of Our Redeemer adopt families for Christmas. Gift Tags with the child’s name, age and gift ideas are available on November 26TH.  Please sign up  before taking your gift tag.  Wrapped gifts will be due back Sunday, December 17

 
ADVENT SERVICES & MEALS

Advent meal by Acts & Roman groups on Wednesday, December 6th at 5:30 pm followed by Service at 6:30 pm.

Advent meal by Matthew & Mark groups on Wednesday, December 13th at 5:30 pm followed by Service at 6:30 pm. 

Advent meal by Luke & John groups on Wednesday, December 20th at 5:30 pm followed by Service at 6:30 pm.

 
SPECIAL DIVINE SERVICES

Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24 at 6:30 pm and 11:00 pm.

Christmas Day, Monday, December 25, One Service at 10:00 am.

New Years Eve Day, Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 8:00 am and 10:45 am.

 
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