2008-01-04 / News

Church service aims to eradicate poverty

Emmanuel Church in Newport is asking Rhode Islanders to "help make poverty history" at a special ONE Sabbath sevice on Sunday, Jan. 6, at 10 a.m.

The service will be held at Emmanuel Church, on the corner of Spring and Dearborn Streets, in Newport. The special service will feature information about the nonprofit ONE campaign, the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals, and what individuals can do to eradicate poverty and HIV/ AIDS. After the service, information will be distributed on what one person can do to help make poverty history, a ONE sign-up sheet, and a ONE video will be shown. Attendees are asked to wear white, a ONE t-shirt, or a red t-shirt. For more information, call 847-0675.

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