Category Archives: Community

Longest Night Service A service of Light in the Midst of Darkness

“This may be one of the most important gifts we give the wider community,” Pastor Jeff said, speaking of the Longest Night Service. For many, Christmas time is a bittersweet time of year. For people who are dealing with grief, … Continue reading

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Special Offering for August

The August Special Offering is for school supplies that will be distributed through the Family Resource Center. We are collecting backpacks, lunch boxes, general school supplies – and money (to do additional school supplies shopping). Please bring in school supplies … Continue reading

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We Are One rally/vigil focuses on Unity

The monthly “We Are One” rally/vigil, sponsored by the Tri-City Interfaith Council and Compassionate Fremont will focus on “Unity” in July. Held on the fourth Thursday of the month, 5:00-6:00 p.m., at the corner of Walnut and Paseo Padre in … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Pioneer’s Continuing Fight Highlighted in Documentary

John Lewis – Get in the Way chronicles more than a half century of one man’s non-violent fight for civil rights. The 2017 film will be shown July 8 at 1:30 pm as part of the free Second Saturday Documentary … Continue reading

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Somebody’s having a birthday

When Peg Tait was still driving, she enjoyed being a member of Niles Congregational Church. When she stopped driving, she started attending Fremont Congregational Church – because she could walk there. Back when she was still attending Niles, she once … Continue reading

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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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