ToGather, February 23rd 

Tomorrow evening for ToGather, the Building & Grounds Committee is serving chicken parmesan, vegetable lasagna, salad, garlic bread, and sweet treats. Join us in Logan Hall at 6:15 p.m. for a good time and a tasty meal.

After ToGather, Come to the Adult Education Discussion Session

After ToGather tomorrow night, Pastor Jessica Gregory is leading another discussion in the series, “Lessons Learned from Great Women of the Church.” This week, she introduces us to the wisdom of Hildegard of Bingen, a German Benedictine abbess who was considered to be the founder of scientific natural history in Germany.

Northminster Youth at a Glance

Junior High This past Sunday, February 19th, in Jr. High Sunday School, we read Luke 7:36-60 together and considered how God graciously accepts us as we are, regardless of any supposed perfection or imperfection we might have. We also had a close and spirited game of catchphrase. This coming Sunday, February 26th, we are looking…

Registration for May Women’s Retreat Continues This Sunday!

The 2017 Spring Women’s Retreat is May 6th and 7th at the Loyola Ecology and Retreat Center in Woodstock. Registration begins Sunday and continues for the next several Sundays. The Keynote Speaker, Rev. Dr. Christine Vogel, will be engaging with us on the retreat theme, “Spiritual Journeys: Traveling with God in Daily Life.” Christine is…

ASP Pancake Breakfast, This Sunday!

Start your day right with ASP’s Pancake Breakfast! The ASP youth volunteers are serving up pancakes in Logan Hall on Sunday! Please come and enjoy our first fundraiser for the Northminster ASP service trip to Kentucky. Northminster supports this annual summer mission trip to Appalachia to make families’ homes warmer, safer, and drier, and to transform lives in the process. With over…

Old Men’s Jazz Band Plays Big Band Jazz Sunday Night!

Everyone is invited to join Hortie Kellogg and the Old Men’s Jazz Band (OMJB) for the annual Jazz Party this Sunday. The fun begins at 4:30 p.m. and continues until 7:30 p.m. at Monastero’s Ristorante, 3935 West Devon Avenue in Chicago (just east of Crawford). The cost is $35 per person. A buffet Italian dinner is being served from…

Ash Wednesday Service, March 1st at 7 p.m.

An Ash Wednesday Service is being held in the Sanctuary at 7 p.m. on Wednesday March 1st.  This service includes communion and the imposition of ashes.  All are invited to attend as we commence our Lenten journey of walking in the ways of Jesus.

One Church, One Book Discussion Continues March 5th

Northminster’s current book selection is “Waking up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race” by Debby Irving. It has been called a “personal and moving adventure and…a compelling invitation to learn.” We are reading the book and and continuing to meet in small groups for discussion on March 5th and 19th. Please come to the Guild…

Opportunity to Help: Become a Silent Samaritan

A Silent Samaritan is someone who supports mental health counseling for women in need by donating a $100 or more to the Samaritan Counseling Center.  The SCC uses the donations to provide subsidized counseling for women struggling with emotional issues. There is a thank-you event for Silent Samaritans at Bernie’s Book Bank in Lake Bluff…