Groups from St. James Lutheran Church and St. Luke's Church will merge for a night of contemporary Christian music.
Musical groups from two Barrington churches will come together on Saturday evening, Feb. 9, for a night of contemporary Christian music that will benefit a food pantry. The Contemporary Music Group of St. James Lutheran Church and the Worship Group of St. Luke's Church will perform at St. Luke's at 108 Washington Road. The concert runs from 6:30 to 8 pm. The performance will feature the music of artists such as Matt Redman, Chris Tomlin, Natalie Grant and Kari Jobe, said David J. Lauria of St. James Church. "It promises to be an exciting night of inspiring music," he said. Voluntary donations of cash or canned goods will be accepted. The proceeds will benefit the food ministry at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Providence.
A 'Small Talk Language Academy' opens soon at St. James Lutheran Church in Barrington; it teaches languages to babies, toddlers and pre-teens.
Imagine a baby learning to speak Spanish or Chinese or Italian or French. St. James Lutheran Church in Barrington becomes on Sept. 14 the home of a new language academy that teaches children as young as 6 months of age those languages. Language classes that stress “fun and play” will be offered by the Small Talk Language Academy, said Esther Gonzalez, the founder and program director. The Barrington location is one of six sites in Rhode Island, including two in Providence, and one each in Wakefield, Cranston and East Greenwich. The latter two locations will not begin to offer classes until November. Children up to 12 will be taught any of the languages in 10-week sessions, Gonzalez said. Parents can attend the classes with their children …