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Making Summer Plans? Consider attending a church meeting

Seriously. Consider attending a church meeting this summer. Both the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the United Church of Christ (which are commonly abbreviated as DOC and UCC respectively) are covenantally based. Each congregation lives in covenant with the … Continue reading

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Expanded Nursery coverage now available on Sundays

The Ministry of Christian Education team has decided to staff the Nursery with workers that have passed a thorough background check and have been cleared to work with vulnerable persons, each Sunday morning starting around 9:50 a.m. and continuing through … Continue reading

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Moderated Musings – Homeless Shelter Project

The City of Fremont has received a grant to set up a small homeless shelter using temporary modular buildings. They are considering the possibility of using the unimproved portion of our property (AKA Squirrel Hill) as a possible site for … Continue reading

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Jeff’s Jottings – February 2019

What should be the requirements for membership and what should our expectations of members be? That’s the question that’s been on my mind for a while now, and especially as we have moved into our sermon series on membership. Right … Continue reading

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Town Hall Meetings planned to conclude sermon series on church membership

As this edition of The Bell goes to press, our pastors are in the midst of a seven-part sermon series on church membership. “This series grew out of a question about our bylaws,” Pastor Jeff explained a month ago. “The … Continue reading

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Local group marks World Interfaith Harmony Day with “Conversations and Concert of Love”

The Tri-City Interfaith Council (TCIC) will host the Tri-Cities’ fifth annual World Interfaith Harmony Day Celebration on Saturday, February 2, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Niles Discovery Church. The event is free and open to everyone. In 2010 … Continue reading

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Nursery coverage expands

The Ministry of Christian Education Team is now staffing the Nursery with two cleared workers* each Sunday morning, starting around 9:50 a.m. and continuing through the end of the worship service. This allows the parents of our youngest children to … Continue reading

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