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Longest Night Service: A service of Light in the Midst of Darkness

For many, Christmas time is a bittersweet time of year. For people who are dealing with grief, significant life changes, sobriety, family dysfunction, and other challenges, this time of year can be especially difficult. “This is also the time of … Continue reading

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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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An invitation from the Ministry of Property Team

The Ministry of Property Team invites YOU to a WORK PARTY! July 27 starting at 8:30 a.m. We have stored up enough activities to meet the needs and desires of everyone in the congregation. We have cobwebs to clear; we … Continue reading

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Community Meeting on Navigation Center

An open letter from the Senior Pastor to the neighbors of Niles Discovery Church Dear neighbors, Like you, I read the complaints and I hear the frustrations about the homelessness crisis in Fremont and surrounding communities. Something needs to be … Continue reading

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March pilgrimage will target bank with fossil fuel ties

Wells Fargo Bank has a dirty-energy secret: it’s a leading lender to the fossil-fuel industry. That’s why 350 Silicon Valley is ramping up a campaign to expose “Oily Wells” by organizing the March for Fossil Fuel Freedom, a 3-day, 34-mile … Continue reading

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Special Offerings – February 2019

When an abused woman comes into our local safe house, probably carrying nothing but her purse, she is given a SAVE ditty bag. Maybe it will be the one you filled for her. It will help her begin her journey … Continue reading

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