North Providence Assembly of God will hold an all-day family-friendly festival Saturday, Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Bank of America Center in Providence. This free event is open to the public, and will feature live music, children’s activities and free food, clothing and resources for people in need.
“We are very excited to bring this event to downtown Providence,” said Pastor Anthony Palow, “and we anticipate people will respond to the positive, life-changing message presented by the music and the speakers.”
The event, named Peace and Providence, is the first of a series of evangelical events sponsored by the church in association with several other local churches. There is no admission and it is open to all, especially families, young adults and those in need of assistance.
Christian bands from around New England, including Crimson Rain, Nothing But Jesus, Awakening and more will perform continuously during festival hours. Pastors and representatives of participating churches and organizations will speak briefly between band performances.
Children’s games and activities, including arts and crafts and face painting, will be available between 11a.m. and 2 p.m.
Free hot dogs and refreshments will be provided; quantities may be limited.
Resources, including clothing and connections to services for those in need, will be available. Representatives of participating organizations will be present to provide assistance and information.
The Peace and Providence Initiative is focused on presenting the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the people of Providence and Rhode Island, and helping people meet everyday needs. It is a ministry of North Providence Assembly of God. North Providence Assembly of God is located at 244 Lexington Avenue, and was founded in 1982. The lead pastor of North Providence Assembly of God is Reverend Anthony Palow. For more information about this event, visit www.peaceandprovidence.com, or call (401) 353-0670.