Monthly Archives: March 2018

Jeff’s Jottings – April 2018

We’ve spent the bulk of the past three months (nine out of thirteen weeks) in our worship services looking at some major social issues and how the gospel applies to them, how following Jesus calls us to address them. And … Continue reading

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Documentary film exposes “The Invisible War” in the U.S. military

Submitted by Devin Elizalde One of the biggest and well-kept secrets of the U.S. is the number and frequency of sexual assaults on military service women by their fellow comrades. In the 2012 documentary The Invisible War, filmmaker Kirby Dick … Continue reading

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April’s Special Offering

The April Special Offering will be split between Pacific School of Religion and Chapman University. Pacific School of Religion is the nearest seminary that trains future United Church of Christ and Disciples of Christ pastors. Chapman University is our “local” … Continue reading

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Holocaust Remembrance Service planned

The Tri-City Interfaith Council invites the public to attend their annual Holocaust Remembrance Service on Sunday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m. The service is held at Temple Beth Torah, 42000 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont. The special speaker will be Episcopal … Continue reading

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Town Hall Meeting explores new service project possibilities

Join us after worship on April 15. At the Town Hall Meeting on March 11, Pastor Brenda reviewed how we came up with our Strategic Plan and the plans two big goals: Goal One: Start at least two our intergenerational, … Continue reading

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Congregation adopts budget, amends bylaws

In what was a surprisingly fast meeting, the Niles Discovery Church congregation adopted a budget for 2018 and approved three sets of bylaw amendments on February 4. The budget anticipates a deficit of just over $21,000, down significantly from the … Continue reading

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The magic disappearing Facebook page

Facebook has announced changes to what will show up in your news feed, putting more of what your friends post and less from Pages. If you have “liked” Niles Discovery Church’s Facebook page, you won’t see it as much as … Continue reading

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