Category Archives: Community

What is “Juneteenth”?

Part of the Juneteenth memorial at the George Washington Carver Museum, Austin Texas Juneteenth is a holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement in Texas of the abolition of slavery, and more generally that celebrates the emancipation of African-American … Continue reading

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Gun Politics and Religion Converge in Film “The Armor of Light”

The film “The Armor of Light” asks the question, “Can you be pro-life and pro-gun?” It will be shown June 10 at 1:30 p.m. as part of the free Second Saturday Documentary Series at Niles Discovery Church. Director Abigail E. … Continue reading

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Holocaust Remembrance Service Planned

The Tri-City Interfaith Council invites the public to attend their annual Holocaust Remembrance Service on Sunday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. The service is held at Temple Beth Torah, 42000 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont. The special speaker will be Fremont … 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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Slavery by another name exposed in Second Saturday Documentary pick, “13th”

Academy Award-nominated Director Ava DuVernay draws a line from the constitutional amendment that freed slaves to the disproportionate number of African-Americans in American prisons today in “13th,” to be screened at 1:30 pm, March 11, at Niles Discovery Church. The … Continue reading

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January’s Special Offering for Tri-City Volunteers

The January Special Offering will be for the wonderful work done by Tri-City Volunteers. TCV has an important historical connection to Niles Discovery Church, so we are pleased continue our support of this agency that runs a thrift store and … Continue reading

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Documentary explores homelessness

Storied Streets, an intimate look at how individuals cope with the challenges of homelessness, launches a new year of Second Saturday Documentaries at Niles Discovery Church, 36600 Niles Blvd. at Nursery Ave. The 1:30 pm screening on January 14, is … Continue reading

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