Category Archives: Mission

Special Offering for June

The June Special Offering is for evangelism efforts of the denominations. The offers we receive will be split between the UCC’s “Strengthen the Church” offering and the DOC’s “Pentecost” offering. You can learn more about this offerings at and … Continue reading

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Church bell to ring on June 12

Our church bell will ring 49 times at noon on June 12, the first anniversary of the mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. On June 12, 2016, a 29-year-old entered the gay nightclub with multiple guns and … Continue reading

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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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Special offering for April

The April Special Offering will be split between Pacific School of Religion and Chapman University. Pacific School of Religion is the nearest seminary that trains future United Church of Christ and Disciples of Christ pastors. Chapman University is our “local” … 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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You’re invited to an Anti-Racism Training on Feb 25

Anti-Racism Training, Part 1 The Christian Church of Northern California Nevada is offering an Anti-Racism Training on Saturday, February 25, 2017, 9:00-4:00, at Niles Discovery Church in Fremont. At this training you’ll learn the difference between racism and personal prejudice, … 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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