Food For Thought Book Group 

Thursday, June 13, 7 pm

Join us for a lively discussion about “Finding Me: A Memoir,” by award-winning actor and Rhode Island native Viola Davis – who calls this book “a deep reflection on my past and a promise for my future.” If you have questions, ask Claudia. Please join us in the Fireplace Room.

PrideFest 2024

Saturday, June 15, 12 noon

Central is a longtime supporter of Rhode Island PrideFest. Gates open at 12 noon at Providence Innovation District Park (120 Peck Street). The Illuminated Night Parade kicks off at 8 pm in downtown Providence. If you can help staff our booth or march in the parade, please contact the Church Office.  If you can’t volunteer, please bring your family and friends to the festival and cheer us on!

Director of Religious Ed

Central is seeking a Director of Religious Education – who will create and direct children’s ministries, while fostering healthy child-development habits and ensuring age-appropriate, fully inclusive faith development for all families in the Central community. Programs include nursery, church school, CCC Youth, confirmation, and summer mission trip. If you would like more information or know someone who might be interested, please contact the Church Office.

Amos House Breakfast Volunteers

Wednesday, June 12, 6:30 am

Please consider becoming an Amos House Breakfast Volunteer! Amos House provides 400 meals every morning. And on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8 am, Central members meet in the Amos House kitchen to help assemble pre-packaged breakfasts. If you can volunteer every week, that’s great. But if you can only come occasionally, we welcome – and need – every extra set of hands. Questions? Contact Tracy Baran (

Commissioning Service

Thursday, June 13, 5:30 pm

Central will commission the 2024/25 Board of Deacons and Prudential Committee members at a special ceremony held in the Sanctuary. A celebratory potluck dinner follows at 6:30 pm in Chapel Hall.

Summer Worship Begins!

Sunday, June 16, 10 am

Summer Worship begins this Sunday. There are no major changes; services will just begin a half-hour earlier, leaving more time for you and your family to enjoy summer Sundays.