From the Stewardship Committee: Straight Talk Summary

Over the last several weeks the Stewardship Committee has offered “straight talk” regarding the Church’s financial situation.  Northminster believes in 100% transparency, and our financial statements are available to all members. Our goal has been to take you beyond the numbers on the page to help you see specifically how those finances affect our Church….

Stewardship Straight Talk: Membership

As Presbyterians, we believe God calls people to faith and to membership in the Church. Those who enter the covenant of membership accept that God’s grace calls forth a response of faithfulness.  Membership in the Church of Jesus Christ is a joy and a privilege. It is also a commitment to participate in Christ’s mission. The…

Stewardship Straight Talk: Personnel

We at Northminster are blessed with an incredibly talented, faithful, and dedicated church staff.  Understandably, our operating budget reflects the realities of maintaining our current level of resources:  over 70% of our pledge dollars received is spent to cover our staff’s salaries and benefits. Simply put, if our stewardship giving is not sufficient to cover…

Stewardship Straight Talk: Music

In our recent Mission Study, members cited music as one of the most cherished aspects of Northminster: incredible organ and piano accompaniment, the Chancel Choir, soloists, hymns sung together, special musicians, adult and youth hand bell choirs and the Cherub Choir. If we had more resources, we could: Have brass musicians on Easter Continue to…