An Invitation to Ordination
To Delegates, Authorized Ministers, and Conference Board and Committee Members
of the Rhode Island Conference of the United Church of Christ,
A request has been received from the Newman Congregational Church, UCC of Rumford Rhode Island, that the Conference meet in a special session to ordain Helen Carpenter Bodell to the Christian Ministry.
The Conference will gather at Newman Congregational Church located at 100 Newman Ave. Rumford RI, on Sunday, May 20, 2018, at three o' clock in the afternoon to proceed with the ordination.
All Delegates, Authorized Ministers, and Conference Board and Committee Members are urged to attend and support Helen on this joyous occasion.
Authorized Ministers are invited to wear robes and red stoles and to gather at 2:00 pm in the church’s Conference Room for the processional.
All are invited to a reception following the service.