Category Archives: Wider Church

Special Offerings Support Social Justice

The October Special Offering will be split between two denominational offerings that focus on social justice and the legacies of racism. The Reconciliation offering of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) funds the Reconciliation Ministry, helping congregations address racism. One-third … Continue reading

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Service opportunities in the wider church

The Bay Association (the closest United Church of Christ regional body we’re part of) has two opportunities for you to serve the wider church. Serving the wider church benefits all of the congregations in the Association and Conference and is … Continue reading

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Heifer International is receipient of September’s Special Offering

The September Special Offering is for Heifer International. Heifer International empowers families to turn hunger and poverty into hope and prosperity – but their approach is more than just giving them a handout. Heifer links communities and helps bring sustainable … Continue reading

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Change of Address

Niles Discovery Church is now receiving mail at the church building. Thanks to the work of our Ministry of Property Team, we have a mailbox installed by the east doors and the USPS is delivering mail there. If you have … Continue reading

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Chancel Choir resumes rehearsals, worship leadership

Chancel Choir has resumed their Thursday evening rehearsals. Friends from church and outside of church are warmly invited to join the singing and become full or part-time choir members. Choir director, Ofer del Lal says, “We strongly hope that our … Continue reading

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Niles Discovery Church to Celebrate Anniversary

Hopefully this is old news, but just in case you missed it, on September 9, Niles Discovery Church will be five years old – and we will be celebrating on Sunday, September 10. Our worship theme for the day is … Continue reading

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Special Offering for August

The August Special Offering is for school supplies that will be distributed through the Family Resource Center. We are collecting backpacks, lunch boxes, general school supplies – and money (to do additional school supplies shopping). Please bring in school supplies … Continue reading

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