Category Archives: Climate Change

Noteworthy Items from the Green Team

Let’s Be a Cool Congregation Across the country, people of faith are making changes in their homes and places of worship by participating in the Cool Congregations program of Interfaith Power and Light. Niles Discovery Church takes the commitment to … Continue reading

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The Story of Plastic

The Second Saturday Documentary Series film for June was The Story of Plastic. Several Green Team members participated in the discussion of the film. This informative and moving documentary tells the story of the decades long elaborate hoax the fossil … Continue reading

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A Climate Action Guide

From the Green Team The Adult Education group recently finished reading Climate Church, Climate World, by Jim Antal. Lively discussions of how we can take action ensued, after we read each chapter. We encourage the whole congregation to read this … Continue reading

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Cabinet Endorses “Kairos Call to Action”

The United Church of Christ’s Council for Climate Justice (on which Pastor Jeff sits) has issued “A Kairos Call to Action.” This document calls the whole church, in all its settings, to a 10-year mobilization plan to address the twin, … Continue reading

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“Stay Cool” with the Green Team

By Susie Claxton The Green Team has been meeting over the last month discussing a way to learn, educate, advocate, and act on behalf of creating a more sustainable and just world for everyone. Stemming Climate Change will be our … Continue reading

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Looking for God’s Creation in Fremont

By Lynn Miller, Founder of TUFA (Tri-city Urban Forest Alliance) The City of Fremont is currently creating a comprehensive plan for our parks, trails, and remaining green spots for the next few decades. Consultants are asking us what we want … Continue reading

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Niles Discovery Church Triweekly – June 18, 2020

Today’s Prayer The rhythm of life is yours, O God,the changing of the seasons,the busyness of the day and the night’s stillness,youth’s energy and age’s measured pace.For daylight followed by hours of darkness,for the time of letting goand of taking … Continue reading

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Niles Discovery Church Daily – April 20, 2020

Today’s Prayer With you is the source of life, O God. You are the beginning of all that is. From your life the fire of the rising sun streams forth. You are the life-flow of creation’s rivers, the sap of … Continue reading

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Film Explores What is Changeless in the Midst of Climate Change

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Josh Fox searches for the universal human qualities that will prevail into the future in How to Let Go of the World and Love All of the Things Climate Can’t Change. The film will be shown January 13 … Continue reading

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Preserving a World We Know is Top of Second Saturday Documentary

Actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio interviews world leaders and scientists as he tours the globe in the climate change documentary “Before the Flood,” to be screened at 1:30 pm, April 8, at Niles Discovery Church. The Second Saturday Documentary … Continue reading

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