Monthly Archives: January 2020

Blanket the World with LOVE

And don’t forget to do good and share with those in need.” Hebrews 13:16 The February special offering is for Blankets+. This offering goes to Church World Service, our ecumenical partner in coordinating and providing emergency relief globally. Through the … Continue reading

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US Census is Hiring

Our congregation has been contacted by the U.S. Census because they are looking for new employees for several positions as the country gears up for and undertakes the every-ten-years count of everyone who is in the country. These positions have … Continue reading

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Ministry of Property Caption Contest Ends

There was a tie for the Ministry of Property’s caption contest. Mike Thompson submitted both the winning entries: “You wait until I get to the top of the ladder to tell me it’s not cordless?” and “What do you mean … Continue reading

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Pledge to Vote: Be a Faith Climate Voter

2020 is going to be the most consequential election ever for our climate and the future of our planet. As people of faith and conscience, we must speak out on behalf of the most vulnerable members of our society and … Continue reading

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Singer-Songwriter Bobby Jo Valentine in Concert February 2

Niles Discovery Church is pleased to welcome singer-songwriter Bobby Jo Valentine in concert on Sunday, February 2 at 4:00 p.m., as part of a celebration of our Open and Affirming identity. Tickets are a sliding scale of $10-$50, and no … Continue reading

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Town Hall Meeting Planned for February 2

Our Pastors will be leading a Town Hall Meeting on February 2, following worship and the conclusion of their “Open … Affirming … Alive!” sermon series. The theme of the Town Hall Meeting is “Keeping the Covenant Alive.” Learn more … Continue reading

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Jeff’s Jottings

Town Hall Meeting and Concert I blame Pastor Brenda. She’s the one who has encouraged me to embrace sermon series. I’m glad she did. Having several weeks to dig deeper into a topic and look at it through a theological … Continue reading

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Enjoy Food and Music at World Interfaith Harmony Celebration

World Interfaith Harmony Day will be celebrated on Saturday, February 1, 2020, 1:00-4:00 p.m.. at Niles Discovery Church, 36600 Niles Blvd., Fremont, CA, 94536. This Tri-City Interfaith Council (TCIC) event is co-sponsored with the Human Relations Commissions of Alameda County, … Continue reading

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Film Explores Mental Health – Silence, Shame Worsen Suffering

Psychiatrist turned filmmaker Kenneth Rosenberg examines a national health crisis in the film Bedlam, which will be shown Saturday, February 8 at 1:30 p.m. as part of the Second Saturday Documentary Series at Niles Discovery Church, 36600 Niles Boulevard (at … Continue reading

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Film Shows the Power of Restorative Justice

Second Saturday Documentary Series Award-winning filmmaker Cassidy Friedman explores the journey of one man as his personal and professional worlds collide in Circles. The film will be shown Saturday, January 11, at 1:30 p.m. as part of the Second Saturday … Continue reading

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