This service will celebrate safety as a value, as a fundamental human need and as a framework for advocacy.

Rev. Gene Dyszlewski is a Community Minister at First U. He serves as Pastor of Lime Rock Baptist Church, Lincoln RI and is President of the Rhode Island State Council of Churches. Gene has been leading legislative advocacy campaigns for more than two decades. These include Marriage Equality, Domestic Violence Protections, Immigration Issues, and Gun Safety Laws. Gene’s current focus is on Environmental Justice and an Assault Rifle Ban.