Category Archives: Construction

Special Offering scheduled for May 14

The May Special Offering is for Church World Services “Blankets+” program. Each year, CWS distributes thousands of blankets around the world to people in crisis because of poverty and disaster. A blanket brings warmth. A blanket brings love. Be part … Continue reading

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Church moves forward on solar power system

Months ago, members of the Niles Discovery Church Cabinet agreed that anticipated annual energy savings on power bills (roughly 7% to 9% return on investment) made investing in a solar power system a no brainer. The question was, where would … Continue reading

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Leak leads to larger restroom discussion

When water started dripping from the ceiling of the women’s restroom on January 31, the Ministry of Property Team sprang into action. The following Thursday afternoon, Mark Twist and Bill Palleschi were removing saturated plasterboard and soaked insulation and discovered … Continue reading

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New office phone system causes confusion; hits snags

A new phone system was installed in the church office as part of improving technology while decreasing costs. This change has caused some confusion and has hit some snags along the way. The church’s phone number hasn’t changed. “When you … Continue reading

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Facilities dedicated a gala Open House and Service

Members, friends, neighbors, dignitaries, and people from our denominations gathered on Sunday, May 17, for celebration and a festive service of dedication of the Niles Discovery Church facilities. Guestimates run as high as a couple hundred people came to the … Continue reading

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Construction Corner – April 2015

After receiving our temporary occupancy permit on February 20, the Construction Team and our consultants worked tirelessly to prepare the building for move-in and occupancy. Many volunteers helped clean, move, and unpack, and attend to projects large and small to … Continue reading

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Organ Fund keeps growing

Money continues to be raised to purchase and install a “new to us” organ at 36600 Niles Blvd. Right now, we have just over $14,000 raised. Jonathan Borchardt estimates that for $19,000 we can have a fifth generation instrument. (Allen … Continue reading

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