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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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Film on Dolores Huerta explores the life of a tireless activist

The phrase “Sí se puede!” so often attributed to César Chávez, was actually coined by Dolores Huerta during the early struggles of the United Farm Workers (UFW) Union. Though a co-founder of the UFW with César Chávez, Dolores Huerta has … Continue reading

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Conference planned to help congregations better serve and include people with mental health conditions

Mental health conditions are common everywhere, including in our churches. People are dealing with a variety of mental health and substance use challenges every day. Due to stigma, many people may be reluctant to either seek help professionally or to … Continue reading

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Region plans mission trip to Puerto Rico this April

The 2019 Christian Church of Northern California-Nevada Regional Mission Trip will be to Puerto Rico, April 14-20. As most of us know, Puerto Rico sustained a direct hit by Hurricane Maria in September 2017, while they were still recovering from … Continue reading

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