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Teach a Family to Farm – and They Can Change Their Future

The September Special Offering is for Heifer International. For 75 years Heifer International’s program has empowered families to change their lives – by turning hunger and poverty into hope and prosperity. Their approach offers more than just the giving of … Continue reading

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Giving With A Smile

Along with buying scrip gift cards, you can help support our children being able to attend youth summer camp programs through use of a personal Amazon Smile account. Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to Niles Discovery Church every … Continue reading

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Activity at the Parsonage

Bill Palleschi for the Ministry of Property The Ministry of Property Team (MOPs) wanted to let the congregation know about the happenings at the parsonage.  While the minister was away the MOPs played.  Ha ha!  Or Ah ha! A lot … Continue reading

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Happy Toilet, Happy Church

By Bill Palleschi for the Ministry of Property We are reaching out to you, with gloved hands, to ask you to please refrain from flushing wearable hygiene garments.  Our toilets, as great a flusher as you can find, cannot handle … Continue reading

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The Best Junk In Town!

It is that time of the year when we gear up for our big fund-raising event – The Flea Market! Last year our church netted $9,000 for the month of August. Sunday, August 25, is the date for the 55th … Continue reading

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Jeff’s Jottings

Most months I try to write a column on one theme. This month, you get a hodgepodge of thoughts, making this column truly live up to its name, “Jeff’s Jottings.” My Travels By the time you read this, I will … Continue reading

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August Documentary: “Risking Light”

Documentary Explores Uplifting Stories of Resilience and the Difficult Work of Forgiving the Unforgivable. A mother grieves a murdered son in Minneapolis. A Cambodian youth is forced into slave labor. An Australian toddler is torn from her loving family in … Continue reading

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