Northminster Library Book Fair, June 11th

Here’s another chance to help to expand Northminster’s Lovelace Library. Out last Library Book Fair in May was such a success that we decided to do it again!  You may remember that the Library Committee is working to make exciting changes in the library, including a new and improved children’s section. You may have seen…

Sunday School Choirs and Youth Bells in Worship June 4th

The Youth Bells are playing “Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus” for the Introit on Pentecost Sunday, June 4th, and the Pre-school and Elementary School Choirs are singing “Jubilate Deo” by Michael Praetorius and “Praise Ye the Lord” (composer unknown) before “A Time with the Children.” Parents should bring the bell ringers to the sanctuary to practice…

Pentecost Offering, June 4th

This year’s Pentecost Offering supports ministries that shape Christian formation in the first third of life and inspire our young people to live lives of faith. Through the Presbyterian Church (USA), it helps children at risk, youth, and young adults. This year, 40% of Northminster’s contributions go to Curt’s Cafe and its essential programs to…

Pentecost Readers Needed

Pentecost is on June 4th, just 10 days away! If you’re comfortably proficient in another language and would like to take part in the Pentecost service this year, please email Kelly Brest van Kempen or call her at 224-639-3636. Merci! Gracias! Shukran!

Jr. High Movie Night, June 2nd

All 6th, 7th and 8th graders are invited to join Youth Ministry Director Alex DeMarco at 7:30 p.m. on June 2nd in the Guild Room for pizza and a movie. The group is watching “The Princess Bride.” For more information, email Alex.

Northminster Youth at a Glance

Junior High In Sunday School this past Sunday, May 21st, we talked about Paul’s journey from being a persecutor of the Church to being one of its most influential apostles, and about the struggles the early churches had coming to terms with God’s radical inclusivity in Jesus Christ. Then we played a game that tested…

Sermon Talk-Back, May 28th

Please join Pastor Michael Kirby after Fellowship Time on Sunday, May 28th, for a discussion of his sermon, “Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered…Not.” We are meeting in the Guild Room at 11:10 a.m.

Family Promise Families Arrive May 28th

On May 28th Northminster welcomes four Family Promise families who are spending two weeks with us. Together, these families have eight children ranging in age from one year to seventeen. We want to give heartfelt thanks in advance to our Northminster helpers who are doing set-up/take-down and serving as activity hosts, meal volunteers, and overnight…