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What is “Juneteenth”?

Part of the Juneteenth memorial at the George Washington Carver Museum, Austin Texas Juneteenth is a holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement in Texas of the abolition of slavery, and more generally that celebrates the emancipation of African-American … Continue reading

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Special Offering for June

The June Special Offering is for evangelism efforts of the denominations. The offers we receive will be split between the UCC’s “Strengthen the Church” offering and the DOC’s “Pentecost” offering. You can learn more about this offerings at http://www.ucc.org/stc and … Continue reading

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Gun Politics and Religion Converge in Film “The Armor of Light”

The film “The Armor of Light” asks the question, “Can you be pro-life and pro-gun?” It will be shown June 10 at 1:30 p.m. as part of the free Second Saturday Documentary Series at Niles Discovery Church. Director Abigail E. … Continue reading

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Church bell to ring on June 12

Our church bell will ring 49 times at noon on June 12, the first anniversary of the mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. On June 12, 2016, a 29-year-old entered the gay nightclub with multiple guns and … Continue reading

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Photographers wanted

Do you have a camera and enjoy taking pictures? It sure would be nice to have some people who would make it a habit to take pictures of stuff happening in the life of the church – things like the … Continue reading

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Graduates to be honored on Bravo Sunday

  Our two high school graduates, along with some other graduates, will be honored during the worship service on Bravo Sunday, June 11. In addition, the many, many people who make our Sunday morning worship, education, and fellowship time possible … Continue reading

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Safe Church Policies to be reviewed

Niles Discovery Church has policies that ensure our children have a safe place to learn and grow. They require everyone working with children and youth knows our policies and has a background check done every three years. Our classrooms have … Continue reading

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