Author Archives: ilnicholson

Holy Week service plans announced

The most sacred week of the church year begins with Palm Sunday, which this year is on March 25. Our Palm Sunday service will begin in the sanctuary and will include a retelling of the passion story in word and … Continue reading

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Special Offering in February for SAVE, Inc.

The February Special Offering will be for the wonderful work done by SAVE (Safe Alternatives for Violent Environments). SAVE runs domestic violence safety programs (like the emergency shelter) and prevention programs (like their healthy teen dating program). To learn more … Continue reading

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Second Saturday Documentary focuses on Ferguson Uprising

Whose Streets?  will be shown February 10 at 1:30 p.m. as part of the Second Saturday Documentary Series at Niles Discovery Church. The screening is free and open to the public.  Told by the activists and leaders who live and … Continue reading

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Niles Discovery Church hosts local Interfaith Harmony Day event

  World Interfaith Harmony Week was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 2010, in a resolution that states, “mutual understanding and interreligious dialogue constitute important dimensions of a culture of peace” and so they “established World Interfaith Harmony … Continue reading

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Jeff’s Jottings

“The church must be reminded that it is not the master or the servant of the state, but rather the conscience of the state. It must be the guide and the critic of the state, and never its tool. If … Continue reading

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Church will take ashes to the streets

Several members of our church will join our pastors as we take ashes to the streets on Ash Wednesday, February 14. The plan (as this edition of The Bell goes to press) is to take ashes to the Union City … Continue reading

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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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