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Rev. Dr. Andrew L. Foster III
12 Bay Spring Ave.
Barrington, RI 02806
Phone: (401) 246-1100
Fax: (401) 246-0200
From Route I-95 in Providence: Take Route 195 East. From Route 195 take Exit 7 (Barrington exit, Route 114) and continue on that road for about 5 miles to Route 103 West (a right turn off the divided highway - toward Riverside). You will go through one traffic light and then you will come to a rotary. Once in the rotary get in the left lane and proceed about 2/3 of the way around the rotary. Follow the sign for West Barrington; this will be Washington Rd. Travel 3/4 of a mile, you will come to Bay Spring Avenue on the right. We are the first building on the left. Note the RED door. Please park behind the building, or beside the fence, and enter through the front door.
From Route 195 West: Take Exit 1, Route 114A South. Follow Route 114A across Route 6 and it runs into Route 114 South. In approximately three miles, turn right on Route 103 West toward Riverside and follow the directions above.
From Route 195 West: After crossing the Braga Bridge in Fall River, take Route 103 West in Somerset, MA to Warren, RI. In the center of Warren (at Main Street), Route 103 turns right. Follow Route 103. You will go over two temporary bridges. Continue on Route 103 through the shopping centers in Barrington. At the end of the shopping areas, you will go down a hill. At the bottom of the hill is Lincoln Avenue on the left. Turn left onto Lincoln Avenue (there is also a sign there for the Barrington UMC). Follow Lincoln Avenue to the end. Turn right on to Washington Road. Immediately - turn left on to Bay Spring Avenue. We are to first building on the left. Note the RED door. Please park behind the building, or beside the fence, and enter through the front door.
A Year in Review by DS Rev. Foster - Jun 12 2018
Bringing Taizé-style worship to New England - Apr 03 2018
See photos from RISEM's Lay Servant Ministries - Mar 21 2018
DS Foster's Refelction on Pilgrimage to the Holy Land - Feb 22 2018
RISEM DS on vacation - Jul 07
RISEM One on Ones in district office - Jul 23
RISEM One on One's - Jul 27