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An Interfaith Memorial Service

June 30, 20170 Comments


An interfaith memorial service for the 1,250 Rhode Islanders who have died of opioid overdose in the last five years was held Thursday at the First Baptist Church in America in Providence.

An interfaith memorial service for the 1,250 Rhode Islanders who have died of opioid overdose in the last five years was held Thursday at the First Baptist Church in America in Providence. The service was a collaboration of clergy, the St. Matthias Ministry of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence and a group known as FIRE, which stands for Faith Infused Recovery Efforts. Besides music and prayer, speakers including personal family stories of the affliction of addiction.

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