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Childrens Programs at the Community Church of Providence By: Reverend Evan D. Howard The Reverend Evan D.

Howard has served his congregation and the wider community of Providence, Rhode Island, since 1988 as the Pastor of the Community Church of Providence. He was responsible for leading the churchs renewal and strategic planning process, culminating in its designation as a New Life 2010 church by the American Baptist Churches, USA. Some of the results of these efforts include the development of the Christian education ministry for children and families, the tripling of Sunday school attendance, and the renovation of the church's recreation center. Under the leadership of the Reverend Evan D. Howard as pastor, the Community Church of Providence is passionate about developing and nurturing childrens faith and religious understanding through its childrens ministry. Programs include Sunday school classes, childrens sermons, a childrens choir, Spanish language classes, Christmas and Easter celebrations, and summer camps. Young children benefit from music and art projects, while older children enjoy introductory lessons in Bible study, character-building activities, and engagement with real-world issues.