An Inclusive Community Oriented Congregation in Burrillville
We, the fellowship of Berean Baptist Church, worship one God who is revealed and accessible to each and every one of us regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, social standing or all other abilities. All have been given the gift of accepting full participation in the Kingdom of God because God's grace, love, and mercy are given freely and unconditionally and extend to all people. Therefore, we accept, welcome and affirm all as brothers and sisters united in striving to live holy and acceptable lives in the service of God's Kingdom.
May our hearts as well as our church doors remain forever open and welcoming to all of God's creation.
Easter - Up from the Ashes
Join us in the sanctuary at 474 Chapel street or online at www.facebook.com/bereanri at 10 am as we celebrate the season of Easter and anticipate the coming of Pentecost with a sermon series in the book of Acts entitled Up from the Ashes. Each week we will watch in wonder as the Resurrection of Jesus inspires and empowers people.
May 1; Easter 3 - Acts 5:27-32 - Peter Finds His Voice
May 8; Easter 4 - Acts 9 :1-20 - Sauls new way of Seeing (others)
May 15; Easter 5 - Acts 9:36-43 - Grieving Widows find Community & Comfort
Peter Finds His Voice - The Peter before the resurrection was silent and afraid. He denies, when asked, knowing Jesus. The Peter we meet in this weeks story shares the story of Jesus in public venues, confronts powerful religious leaders for their complicity in Jesus's death, and resists these same powerful men who attempt to silence him through torture and imprisonment. Up from the Ashes of his fearful denial, Jesus raises and brings with him a Peter who finds his voice.
Ice Cream Social
Looking to connect with other members and friends of the church? Are you a fan of ice cream and other chilled sweets? This is your chance. Join us at the Powder Mill Creamery at 777 Putnam Pike in Smithfield on Thursday, May 19 at 7:00 pm.
Visit our Prayer and Meditation Page
Life is fast. Life is stressful. Life is complicated.
Click this link to visit Berean's Meditation & Prayer Room for a few minutes of peace.
You will find a prayer & meditation video and can fill out a form if you would like us to pray for you or a loved one.
Updated Thursday April 28th with a reading, reflection and prayer by Donna Landry entitled 'Awakening to New and Resurrected Life.'
Mid-Week Bible Discussion on Zoom
This week, we will be hosting our weekly Bible Study on Tuesday, May 2nd at 7:00 pm. You can gather with us in the church conference room or join us via zoom to share your thoughts, feelings and insights about the Scripture and sermon from the previous Sunday. We will be exploring Acts 5, the story of Peter finding his voice.
Contact Pastor Darin, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are not already on the mailing list or to receive the Zoom link.
Options for Giving
We are glad to offer Venmo and Paypal as options for our financial support of the ministry of Berean Baptist Church.