Celebrating New Beginnings in Our Congregation

In our role of ministering to the spiritual and earthly needs of the congregation, Northminster’s Deacons would like to recognize and celebrate “new beginnings.” Let us know if you or a family member is undertaking any of these: welcoming a new baby (either as parents or grandparents), celebrating a marriage, starting a new job, retiring from…

We Need Greeters for Sunday Worship! 

Being a Sunday Greeter is possibly the easiest volunteer task at Northminster! It only takes 15 minutes, from 9:15 to 9:30 a.m. (When the prelude begins, your work is done!) You get a nifty reminder in your email two days before your appointed Sunday(s). To sign up, just click this link on the News and Events…

Help With Soup at Six

The hungry aren’t going to Michigan for apple-picking this fall. Instead, many will be going to the Hemenway, Soup at Six soup kitchen every Tuesday evening of the all (and of the year). If you (and perhaps your children/friends/spouse/teammates) would be willing to make six gallons of soup (we have recipes and advice), please contact Nancy Doyle (847-475-7308) or Carol…

Upcoming Events from the Christian Education Committee

October 14              Family Ministries event at Wagner Farm (10 to 11:30 a.m. 1510 Wagner Road, Glenview) October 15              Elementary Sunday School Choir Performs in Worship (9:15 a.m. Choir Practice in Music Room) October 29              Third Grade Bible Sunday November 10-12   Senior High Fall Retreat (Veteran’s Day Weekend, Lake Geneva) November 10…

More Acolyte Training Available

recently, we had a training session for Northminster children who want to be acolytes. Although five youngsters came to the training, there is always room for more. So, if you missed the training, it’s not too late. Ami Bauman will be holding another session for any children from first through fifth grade who would like to…

Chance to Help Family Promise Purchase a New Van

If you would like to support Family Promise, but can’t spend the night or serve a meal during a hosting week, here’s another opportunity! Family Promise has received a generous donation toward the purchase of a new/used 15-person van to replace its current one, which is not in the best of shape. If you would…

CROP Hunger Walk – Not Too Late to Donate

The North Shore CROP Hunger Walk is October 15th and it’s not too late to donate. Just go to this link. If you are a walker who has donations from sponsors, please see Scott Kellogg at the CROP Walk table during Fellowship Time this Sunday, October 15th. Scott will be accepting filled envelopes from walkers. Northminster is responsible…

Fair Trade Coffee Sale October 15th

Don’t forget that Northminster’s Fair Trade Coffee Sale is on the third Sunday of each month during Fellowship Time after the worship service 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,…

Family Outing to Wagner Farm, October 14th

Don’t miss Northminster’s second annual fall event at Wagner Farm! All are welcome to join us from 10 to 11:30 a.m. to see the animals, go for a horse-drawn hay ride, and shop for pumpkins. This event will be cancelled in case of rain. Questions? Email Children’s Ministry Director Meredith Rogowski. NOTE: The indoor facilities…