At Oak Lawn Community Baptist Church, we support people as they seek to grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
We are an American Baptist Church in partnerships with American Baptist Churches of Rhode Island and American Baptist Churches, USA. We are ecumenically minded and seek opportunities for worship and service with other community churches.
Our church welcomes diverse families. We provide for Christian Education (Sunday School) for school aged children, as well as a nursery for pre-school children during worship services.
A very important part of our worship at Oak Lawn Community Baptist Church is our music program. We have been blessed with a strong music ministry consisting of a Sanctuary Choir, Hand bell Choir, two organists, and many musically talented members who readily share their gifts during the worship services throughout the year.
At the conclusion of worship every Sunday all are invited to the fellowship hall to join in conversation and refreshments.
Oak Lawn Community Baptist Church is located at 229 Wilbur Avenue in Cranston. We warmly invite you to worship with us on a Sunday morning at 9:30 am. Until then, may our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ richly bless you!
Grace and peace to you from our Savior and Friend, Jesus Christ!
It was good to have worshipped together at Oak Lawn Community Baptist Church on yet another Memorial Day weekend.
Once again, I’d like to thank our members and friends who served as members of the Armed Forces (active or retired) or have a loved one who has served or is presently serving.
While we may have celebrated the weekend with the traditional hamburgers-and-hot-dogs barbecue and enjoyed the heralding of the summer season, Memorial Day is so much more than sales at the mall, getting our beach pass and opening the pool.
We have Memorial Day so that we have a special designated time to remember those who have served in the military, honoring those in particular who have given the ultimate sacrifice.
Whether they realize it or not, these men and women are in many ways Christ-like: they have answered a call to service, given themselves over completely, and sacrificed their lives so that others may have freedom.
The old song says that “freedom isn’t free,” and we should not forget that we are able to enjoy the freedom we have in the United States because someone has given his or her life over for that freedom.
As John writes in his gospel, Jesus said, “Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” We are also reminded of the fact that Jesus laid His own life down for the spiritual freedom we enjoy.
As we move into the more relaxed pace of summer, let us take time to remember our great country in prayer, as well as those men and women who are currently serving in our military.