Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The Amicable Congregational Church wants improve the total-body health of the Tiverton community with free health and meditation programs throughout the season of Lent.
Amicable Congregational Church in Tiverton wants to help the community improve its mental and physical wellbeing this Lenten season In the seven weeks leading up to Easter, Amicable Church will offer a unique program of activities including yoga and meditation classes, walking and running groups, diet/nutrition classes, expressive arts, discussions about spirituality and more. The Mind, Body, Spirit Lent & Easter Program 2013 runs from the beginning of Lent (Wednesday, Feb. 13) through Easter Sunday (March 31) and was designed to give community members a practical way to achieve optimal health and well-being in all areas of their lives. Everyone is welcome to participate in the program, regardless of religious affiliation, if any. A full …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Support your community and help defer costs of food and fuel to your struggling neighbors. Every little bit helps!
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Community-oriented event offers small-town fun.
Amicable Congregational Church held its Christmas Bazaar last Saturday, an event that local folks look forward to every year. “We have done it forever, and I’ve been a Tiverton resident all my life,” said Norma Stewart, 88. Bob Paige greeted everyone as they came into the church hall. A new member, he joined the congregation about a year ago. “I love it – the spirit of it,” he said. “The people are so open and friendly. The bazaar is hard work, but we still have fun.” Barbara Holmes and Barbie Lewis serve as co-chairpersons of the event. “When we do something, we share the responsibility; and we get to know who does what,” said Holmes. “Somebody makes mushroom chowder so she brings that. Another person’s mother makes a wonderful kale soup…
Saturday, July 2, 2011
The community event has been a summertime staple for 50 years.
It looked like the circus had come to town. The tents attracted passersby who parked along Main Road, scrambling from their cars with kids in tow to one of the greatest events Tiverton has to offer, the Amicable Congregational Church Summer Fair. For over 50 years, the fair has been a staple of summertime in Tiverton. “We can’t do this without tents, and it’s a good advertisement,” said the Rev. William Sterrett, pastor of the church for 23 years. “But the most important thing that is happening is community building. People have so much fun, they keep coming back.” Under the main tent last Saturday, there was an old-fashioned country fair underway. Folks were busy browsing among a wide variety of silent auction items, including gift …