Monthly Archives: May 2015

Special Offerings

The June special offering will be split between our denominations’ all-church evangelism offerings. The Strengthen the Church Offering and Pentecost Offering are used by the United Church of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) for their evangelism programs … Continue reading

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Documentary Series looks back at Matthew Shephard’s short life and tragic death

The Second Saturday Documentary Series presents Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine on June 20 (yes, the third Saturday of the month) at 1:30 p.m. in the Niles Discovery Church sanctuary. This screening is co-sponsored by the Fremont Human … Continue reading

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Confirmation Class to form next fall; responses sought

Pastor Jeff has starting thinking about the content of a Confirmation Class next fall. The class will start sometime in September and run through the school year. The class is designed for children 7th grade and older, though adults are … Continue reading

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New office phone system causes confusion; hits snags

A new phone system was installed in the church office as part of improving technology while decreasing costs. This change has caused some confusion and has hit some snags along the way. The church’s phone number hasn’t changed. “When you … Continue reading

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Facilities dedicated a gala Open House and Service

Members, friends, neighbors, dignitaries, and people from our denominations gathered on Sunday, May 17, for celebration and a festive service of dedication of the Niles Discovery Church facilities. Guestimates run as high as a couple hundred people came to the … Continue reading

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New Cabinet elected at Annual Meeting

The members of the Cabinet, the church’s Officers and Ministry Team Chairs, were elected at the Annual Meeting on May 3. Our Cabinet members are: Cathy West, Moderator; Sandy Thomas, Vice Moderator; Beth Rasler, Treasurer; Liz Musgrave, Clerk; Jim Thomas, … Continue reading

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Cabinet to Begin Strategic Planning Process

At its meeting on May 18, the Niles Discovery Church Cabinet decided to embark on a strategic planning process during the 2015-2016 program year. “Now that we are fully merged as one congregation and moved into our new building, a … Continue reading

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