Monthly Archives: February 2017

SPECIAL OFFERINGS FOR MARCH

  The March Special Offering will be split between One Great Hour of Sharing and Week of Compassion. Each offering is received throughout each of our denominations (United Church of Christ and Disciples of Christ, respectively). Both denominations use the … Continue reading

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Slavery by another name exposed in Second Saturday Documentary pick, “13th”

Academy Award-nominated Director Ava DuVernay draws a line from the constitutional amendment that freed slaves to the disproportionate number of African-Americans in American prisons today in “13th,” to be screened at 1:30 pm, March 11, at Niles Discovery Church. The … Continue reading

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THE POWER OF SCRIP REVEALED

When we sell scrip (gift cards), a percentage of the face value goes in to the church’s Campership fund. That fund helps kids from our church go to church camp each summer. For instance, JoAnn Fabrics and TJMax/Homegoods both pay … Continue reading

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CHURCH LEADERS SOUGHT

The Nominating Committee is inviting all members of the church to consider if they are called to serve in leadership in the coming program year. There are ten elected positions in the church:  the Moderator; the Vice Moderator; the Treasurer; … Continue reading

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Family Sunday Funday is March 5 at Cloverleaf Bowling

All kids in church (and their families) are invited to join in the fun at a bowling party on Sunday, March 5! Bring a sack lunch to eat with your friends after worship. We will leave the church around 11:45 … Continue reading

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Region’s Annual Gathering will include powerful preaching

The 163rd Annual Gathering of the Christian Church of Northern California-Nevada will be held on Friday and Saturday, April 28-29, at First Christian Church of Concord. Our Region’s Annual Gatherings include a little business, but mostly focus on workshops and … Continue reading

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BUDGET ADOPTED AT ANNUAL MEETING

  The 2017 budget was adopted at the Annual Budget Meeting on February 5. The budget anticipates a $55,000 shortfall, even with a transfer for $35,000 from reserves. The hope is the transfer from the reserves will be covered by … Continue reading

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