Monthly Archives: September 2019

Jeff’s Jottings

Peter, a colleague, shared a story with us. He and his wife were not long married when they attended the wedding of some friends. They decided to give their friends a lovely picnic basket – one of the three identical … Continue reading

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Congregation adopts “Just Peace Covenant”

At a brief Special Congregational Meeting on Sunday, September 15, adopted a Just Peace Covenant, making Niles Discovery Church the newest Just Peace congregation in the United Church of Christ. September 15 happened to be Just Peace Sunday in the … Continue reading

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All About M.E.

By Jim Thomas Getting through the project of setting up a Housing Navigation Center was brutal. I knew there would be pushback, but the intensity of the emotional outcry was immense. While I recognized that the opposition was fearful of … Continue reading

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Lies, Damned Lies and the Internet

Melanie Eldredge, of Salt Lake City, asks: Donald Trump recently claimed that noise from wind turbines causes cancer. In this era of fake news and misinformation about climate change, what can EDF members do to ensure the truth prevails? Eric … Continue reading

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Mobile Hygiene Unit

The Clean Start program began September 17, 2019. This is the program that takes a mobile hygiene unit to different places in Fremont to provide the homeless a place to shower and do laundry. It consists of three sets of … Continue reading

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Documentary and discussion to take audience into the inequalities of the criminal justice system

In the last half-century, America has become the nation with the highest rate of incarceration in the world, has authorized the execution of hundreds of condemned prisoners, and has continued a largely unfruitful struggle to recover from a long history … Continue reading

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Caption this Photo

The Ministry of Property is holding a contest for the best caption to go with this photo.  For example.  “Dust Bunny my foot.” Or “I think we need a bigger tool” … You get the idea. Please submit your caption … Continue reading

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