Nominations for Northminster Elders and Deacons

It is that time of year again! The Nominating Committee is seeking members of Northminster’s congregation who are willing to nominate themselves or others for the leadership roles of Deacon and Elder. Please write your thoughtful responses on the forms found in the pew racks and on the table in the narthex and leave them…

Northminster Directories Are Here!

Be sure to pick up your copy of the 2017 Northminster Church Director in the church office.  They also will be available in Logan Hall during ToGather on March 30th and on the table in the Narthex this Sunday, April 2nd.  If you spot any errors or omissions, please email Sharyn Wilson Woods in the…

Change Hunger: What Happens to Your Loose Change?

Thank you for putting your change in the offering plate every Sunday.  One of the four recipients of Change Hunger funds is the Food Pantry at the Hemenway Methodist Church on Chicago Avenue in Evanston which distributes food to the homeless and/or hungry every month.  Your loose change buys staples that are in short supply and…

Central Park Avenue Parking Restrictions

Did you know, according to the City of Evanston, it’s illegal to park in front of a curb cut and you can get a ticket?  A request was made at the recent Session meeting that we remind people not to park across the curb cut at the elevator entrance to the building. Please leave this…

Northminster Youth at a Glance

Junior High This past Sunday, April 16th, we celebrated Easter, participating in the main 9:00 a.m. worship service. This coming Sunday, April 23rd, we will talk about how the risen Jesus meets his disciples on the road to Emmaus. Senior High This past Sunday, April 16th, because of Easter, there was no Sr. High Challenge…

Fair Trade Coffee Sale, April 23rd, Helpers Needed

Don’t forget that Northminster’s Fair Trade Coffee Sale this month is on the fourth Sunday during coffee hour in Logan Hall. If you would like to assist in this wonderful monthly mission program of Northminster, where we help support many folks around the world by purchasing sustainable, fair-wage coffee, tea and chocolate, please see Diane Rosewall at the…

Deviled Egg Sunday, April 23rd

The Sunday after Easter is historically Deviled Egg Sunday at Northminster during Fellowship Hour.  So if you have a deviled egg recipe that you like, please feel free to bring a batch to church on Sunday, April 23rd.  It is a yummy tradition!  Contact Amy Mendelson with any questions.

Good Friday Tenebrae Service, April 14th

Our Good Friday Service is at 7 p.m. in the Sanctuary. This “service of increasing darkness” journeys through the final statements the various gospels record Jesus saying from the cross. As each statement is made and reflected upon, a candle is extinguished until the final candle is out, marking Jesus’ death.  Worshipers then leave in…