Category Archives: Community

“Delivering Compassion & Making a Difference, One Survivor at a Time.”

Congratulations to Niles Discovery Church member Rich Godfrey (Surgical Oncologist – Associate Clinical Professor UCSF, and Beekeeper) who will be honored along with Scott Haggerty (Alameda County Board of Supervisors, District 1) at the Drivers for Survivors 6th Annual Black … Continue reading

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This Week at Niles Discovery Church – July 31, 2020

This Week’s Schedule: July 31 – August 6 (To enhance the safety of your Zoom experience, we are now requiring advanced registration for almost everything.) Sunday, August 29:00-9:50 a.m. – Adult Sunday School. They are discussing of the book, Truth … Continue reading

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A Pastoral Word – August 3, 2020

Prayer A Pastoral Word I generally like to take the bulk of my vacation in August because August is a beautiful time of the year to be resting in a cabin on a small lake in New Hampshire. My vacation … Continue reading

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A Pastoral Word – July 27, 2020

Prayer A Pastoral Word Enhancing Zoom Security Starting on Friday, we’re going to start making things on Zoom a tiny bit more complicated – and safer. Up until now, we’ve made most of our Zoom gatherings pretty simple to join. … Continue reading

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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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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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Artwork Sought for Season of Creation

“The Season of Creation is a time to slow down and focus on what matters,” according to the Season of Creation website . “During this special time each year, we repair and restore our relationships with each other and with all … 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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Church Hopes to Host “Pray Their Names” Art Installation

Members of the First Congregational Church Sonoma have created an art installation of 150 wooden hearts that have been hand painted names of those whose lives have been lost to racism and police brutality. This art installation will be moving … Continue reading

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A Pastoral Word – July 20, 2020

Prayer Light within all lightSoul behind all soulsat the breaking of dawnat the coming of daywe wait and watch.Your Light within the morning lightYour Soul within the human soulYour Presence beckoning to us from the heart of life.In the dawning … Continue reading

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