Monthly Archives: December 2017

Daytime Fellowship Group

The Daytime Women’s Fellowship Group is now simply the Daytime Fellowship Group. The name change is to signify that everyone without regard to gender identity is welcome to come. The Daytime Fellowship Group meets on the third Monday of the … Continue reading

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January’s Special Offering will go to Tri-City Volunteers

The January special offering will be used to support the outreach and caring of Tri-City Volunteers. TCV has an important historical connection to Niles Discovery Church, so we are pleased continue our support of this agency that runs a thrift … Continue reading

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Lap Robe Tying Group

  The lap robe tying group meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month, January to October, 10:00-2:00. Please join to share in fellowship and lunch as they tie off lap robes that have been stitched together during the month. … Continue reading

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Film Explores What is Changeless in the Midst of Climate Change

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Josh Fox searches for the universal human qualities that will prevail into the future in How to Let Go of the World and Love All of the Things Climate Can’t Change. The film will be shown January 13 … Continue reading

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Jeff’s Jottings

I think it was the news of the 2015 sexual assault of an unconscious woman outside a Stanford University fraternity that started me thinking about the need to preach about sexual violence. After the trial (held over a year after … Continue reading

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“Deepening Membership” series returns

A series designed to bring new friends together as they discover more about our church home returns to the church calendar late this month. In the “Deepening Membership” series, potential, new, and experienced members of Niles Discovery Church gather to … Continue reading

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Call to Annual Budget Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the 2018 Annual Budget Meeting will be held on Sunday, February 4, following worship in the fellowship hall. In addition to considering and adopting a budget for the year, the congregation will vote on proposed … Continue reading

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Town Hall Meeting on Baptism and Membership scheduled

Should someone have to be baptized to be a member of our church? Our Bylaws currently require baptism, saying that “Uniting with the congregation [as a member] is an act of reaffirmation of baptism.” Should we keep that requirement? On … Continue reading

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Fremont rents are unaffordable for many

The average rent for a 2-bedroom apartment in the city is more than $2,500. Forty two percent of renters pay more than 30% of their income on rent, making their families cost-burdened. It’s time to speak out against skyrocketing rents … Continue reading

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