Interchurch Council

Lima: Reaching Out To Others Is Important During Holidays
Christmas is the perfect time to help others, but its something that should happen year round. That's the feeling of Reverend David Lima, the Executive Minister of the New Bedford Interchurch Council.
There are many people who feel alone or can't seem to fit in this time of the year, and Re…
Easter Celebration Begins With Sunrise Service
An estimated 400 to 500 people are expected to attend Sunday's Easter Sunrise Service at Fort Phoenix in Fairhaven.
The Interchurch Council of Greater New Bedford sponsors the event along with clergy members in Fairhaven.
Executive Minister David Lima tells WBSM News, he's always impres…
New Bedford Homeless Count Continues Into Thursday
Volunteers are combing through the shelters and streets of New Bedford attempting to gather information from homeless people as part of the city's annual "Point-In-Time Homeless Count.
During the kickoff on Wednesday, Mayor Jon Mitchell thanked the volunteers for their efforts...
Area Residents To Celebrate Easter At Annual Sunrise Service
Hundreds of worshippers will turn out Sunday morning for the annual Easter Ecumenical Sunrise Service at Fort Phoenix in Fairhaven, a tradition that's been ongoing for 77 years.  .
It's organized by the Interchurch Council of Greater New Bedford, and Executive Minister David Lima says …
Prayers For New Bedford Public Schools
Prayers and well wishes were offered Monday for the New Bedford School District.
The prayer service took place at the North Baptist Church on County Street and is held annually before the start of the school year.
School officials admit, the 2013-2014 school year was a difficult one, with lots of acri…
A Call For The Southcoast To Work Together
The Executive Minister of the Interchurch Council is urging people on the Southcoast to work together to resolve issues.
Rev. David Lima was one of the speakers at the Interfaith service at the Seaman's Bethel as part of City Celebates New Years Eve.