Outreach into the Community:
Saturday afternoons from 4-5 p.m. is our weekly Christian Community Soup Kitchen. We (Park Place Church) are joined by 11 other community churches on a rotating basis. We serve dinner w/ prayer each week to approximately 50 -75 needy people. Along with a nutritious meal in our church hall we have a small food pantry. All you have to do is ask.
Al-anon meetings Tuesdays at 7 p.m. This group is small but offers support for family and friends of persons dealing with alcoholism and or drug abuse.
We are home to the Providence Mandolin Orchestra on Tuesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. for rehearsals.
Ministries within Park Place Church:
Park Place Thrift Shop-Our Thrift Shop is open each Wednesday and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Our shop has items from clothing to books and everything in-between. Our clothing includes business clothes, casual, sports clothes, children's items to adult sizes. Donations to our shop are always welcomed.
Chancel Choir - sings beautifully contemporary and traditional spiritual music. They are truly an uplifting experience. Directed by Minister of Music Pastor Wayne Patenaude. Our Keyboardist is Jane Bedia.
Hand Bell Choir - Our Hand Bell Choir lends it's musical talents of praise on special events and services.
Visiting Our Friends... We are currently visiting with Holiday Retirement Home in Manville, RI, the first Sunday of each month to visit the residents and sing hymns and other spiritual music. This is a great ministry. All who attend have a great time. This outreach is open to all who love to sing and visit the elderly residents. All are welcome! We'd love to have you!
We also visit the residents of Waterman Lake in Greenville, RI. visits are held on the second Sunday of each month. All visits are at 2 p.m. You are welcome to join us at any time!
Prayer Shawl Ministry- meets the 3rd Sundays of each month from 2 p.m.- 3:30 p.m. in the Guild room of the church building. A group of ladies (men are invited) begin with a prayer and knit or crochet shawls for people who are in need of a little extra comfort during difficult times in their lives. The prayer shawls are then displayed during worship each week and open for anyone to take, as a gift, for someone is need.
The Elizabeth Circle- This group of ladies (men are invited) make crafts for the different annual events the church has during the year. We make items for sale at our annual May Breakfast and our Christmas on the Hill Bazaar held in November. We are always looking for new people to join us. Meetings are held as needed to prepare for the May Breakfast and Christmas on the Hill.
All Activities are always open to anyone interested in joining or just to drop in for a visit.