Category Archives: Spiritual Journey

Inquirers Class planned for August 20

Pastor Jeff and Pastor Brenda will lead a simple gathering on Sunday, August 20, for those who are considering formally uniting with the congregation as members. This “Inquirers Class” will be held during coffee hour, following worship, in Room 3. … Continue reading

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Cabinet adopts “Statement of Commitment and Action”

After discussing the wording and making sure we would actually follow through on each point in the statement, the Cabinet adopted a “Statement of Commitment and Action” at their meeting in July. In some ways, the statement is a reaffirmation … Continue reading

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What’s “Spiritual Direction Group A”?

If you read our church calendar (the second to last page of each edition of The Bell) really carefully, you might have noticed that there’s a group that meets on the third Wednesday of the month called “Spiritual Direction Group … 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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Worship Trainings Planned

Pastor Jeff and Pastor Brenda are offering training session for people who are interested in becoming or continuing to serve as Liturgists Leaders of the Time with the Children Communion Elders For people who are interested in becoming or continuing … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday service moves us into Lent

The church will gather for a special worship service on Ash Wednesday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, the holy season the leads us to the climax of the church year, the celebration of … Continue reading

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Deepening Membership Class explores how history shapes us

It is not only our personal histories or even our family histories that shape our spiritual journeys. Church history and denominational history shapes our sense of identity and can even influence the maps we follow on our spiritual journeys. On … Continue reading

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