Author Archives: ilnicholson

Special Offering for August

The August Special Offering is for school supplies that will be distributed through the Family Resource Center. We are collecting backpacks, lunch boxes, general school supplies – and money (to do additional school supplies shopping). Please bring in school supplies … Continue reading

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We Are One rally/vigil continues focus on Unity

The monthly “We Are One” rally/vigil, sponsored by the Tri-City Interfaith Council and Compassionate Fremont will continue its focus on “Unity” in August. Held on the fourth Thursday of the month (August 24 this month), 5:00-6:00 p.m., at the corner … Continue reading

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Niles Discovery Church to Celebrate Anniversary

On September 9, Niles Discovery Church will be five years old. Plans are underway for a festive celebration on Sunday, September 10 to mark this first milestone as a church “united in God’s love for everyone’s journey…no exceptions.” Our worship … Continue reading

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Pastor Jeff Celebrates His Anniversary

On August 29, the Rev. Jeff Spencer will celebrate the 30th anniversary of his ordination to the ministry of word and sacrament. Niles Discovery Church will commemorate this milestone in worship on August 20. Come hear Pastor Jeff reflect on … Continue reading

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Inquirers Class planned for August 20

Pastor Jeff and Pastor Brenda will lead a simple gathering on Sunday, August 20, for those who are considering formally uniting with the congregation as members. This “Inquirers Class” will be held during coffee hour, following worship, in Room 3. … Continue reading

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Jeff’s Jottings

During the first two weeks of July, I attended General Synod and General Assembly. What follows is edited from a three-page report. You can read the full version at http://wp.me/pBRG6-pH. Assembly and Synod – background Both the Christian Church (Disciples … Continue reading

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Food-Van Program Is Moving Right Along

Participation in this work will involve teams of 2 from our church, to commit 2 hours, twice a month to assist in delivery of food to high need locales in the tri-city area. There are many who need assistance that … Continue reading

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