Monthly Archives: November 2019

Two services planned for Christmas Eve

For the second year in a row, the survey results for finding times for Christmas Eve services that work well for people in our church were clear about one thing: there is no time that is obviously the best. Recognizing … Continue reading

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You’re Invited to Christmas in Niles

Special worship services and events mark Advent Advent is a season rich with anticipation and joy. Niles Discovery Church will be celebrating all season long, beginning December 1. The theme for the season this year is “Following Your Guiding Star,” … Continue reading

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He, She, or They?

I recently met someone named Sid. On the day we met, if I’d had to take a guess at Sid’s gender based on appearance, I would have assumed Sid was male, and used the male pronouns he, him, or his. … Continue reading

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Two Ways You May Be Able to Save on Your Income Tax Bill

Consider making a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD):  If you are over 70 ½ and have an IRA, you must take the Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) from your IRA each year.  You may save on taxes by having the RMD made … Continue reading

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Scouting for Food, Scouting for the Community

Our chartered Cub Scout Pack is participating in its annual community service project on Saturday, November 16. They will be collecting food and clothing from the local Niles neighborhoods and bringing it here to the church parking lot to sort … Continue reading

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Heifer Special Offering Funds

On October 20, 2019 the NDC Sunday School kids decided how to allocate the $1123.00 from the September Special Offering for Heifer International, as well as a donation of $2168.00 made in memory of Ellen Levine. The following results were … Continue reading

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Future Assemblies

Every two years, our denominations hold a General gathering of delegates and visitors. The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)’s gathering is called “General Assembly.” Here are the dates for the upcoming Assemblies – so you can put them on your … Continue reading

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