Category Archives: Spiritual Journey

Bring your photos for Dia de los Muertos/All Saints Day Altar

On Sunday, November 5, we will commemorate All Saints Day with a Dia de los Muertos-style ofrenda, or altar. Our communion table will be decorated with typical symbols from the Dia de los Muertos tradition, and members and friends of … Continue reading

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Clio baptized; Tim and Barb join the church

Sunday, October 22, turned out to be a very special day in the life of Niles Discovery Church. In addition to it being Pledge Sunday (see article, page 1), the church received three new members and celebrated one baptism. Clio … Continue reading

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Jeff’s Jottings

Why do you give money to the church? I suppose there are lots of reasons out there, maybe as many as there are people giving money. I suspect all of those reasons fall into one of these categories: Some people … Continue reading

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Pledge Campagn Launches October 1

The pledge campaign for 2018 launches in worship on October 1. The campaign will include sermons by Pastor Jeff, Pastor Brenda, and Regional Minister LaTaunya Bynum; letters; emails; and personal testimonies. It will culminate on October 22, when we will … Continue reading

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Women’s Fellowship Report:

Lab Robe Tying Group The lap robe tying group meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month, 10:00 to 2:00, to share in fellowship and lunch as they tie off lap robes that have been stitched together during the month. … Continue reading

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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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