Longest Night Service

A service of Light in the Midst of Darkness

“This may be one of the most important gifts we give the wider community,” Pastor Jeff said, speaking of the Longest Night Service.

For many, Christmas time is a bittersweet time of year.  For people who are dealing with grief, significant life changes, sobriety, and other challenges, this time of year can be especially difficult.  This is also the time of year with the longest nights, so on the longest night of the year Niles Discovery Church offers a special, meditative worship service that makes time for remembering and sharing our hurting places with God.  The structure of the service helps people open their hearts to hope.

Join us on Saturday, December 21, at 7:30 p.m. for a time of special music, scripture, stories, silent reflection, and healing prayer.  The service will be followed by a simple time of fellowship for those who wish to participate.

Attendees will be invited light candles during the service as a quiet response and act of prayer.  Pastor Jeff hopes that the service will provide a space for people “to release their anger, face their emptiness, have a good cry (if that’s what they need), and know that God cares.”

You may benefit from this service.  You may have friends and neighbor who would benefit from this service.  Consider extending a personal invitation to this service and come with them as a supportive friend.

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