Sermon Talk-Back, October 29th

Please join us in the Guild Room at 11:10 a.m. on October 29th for Pastor’s Michael Kirby’s “Sermon Talk-Back.” We are going to be discussing his sermon based on the scripture readings, 1 Kings 5:1-5 and 8:1-13, about Solomon’s temple — a place of sacrifice and divine presence.

ToGather, October 26th

The Finance Committee is hosting ToGather on Thursday, October 26th, In Logan Hall at 6:15 p.m. Their menu includes baked chicken, potatoes, vegetables, salad, and dessert. Also, there will be a vegetarian option. Please join us for dinner and don’t forget to stay for Pastor Michael Kirby’s Post-ToGather Discussion in the Guild Room at 7…

Junior High Halloween Lock-In, October 27-28th

The Junior High Halloween Lock-in/Night of Spooky Fun is coming up next weekend. Join us on Friday evening, October 27th at 9 p.m. and stay with us until 8 a.m. on Saturday morning, October 28th. There is going to be an after-dark “Ghost in the Graveyard” in Bent Park, pumpkin carving, and Halloween slime making. We also have…

Adult Education, October 22nd: “The Truth About False Confessions: Why Do Juveniles Confess?”

Dozens of Illinois prisoners have been exonerated after being wrongfully convicted of offenses they did not commit.  Many of these were juveniles when they were convicted. Juveniles are particularly susceptible to suggestive and coercive interrogations, and particularly likely to confess falsely.  This phenomenon was recently highlighted in the popular Netflix drama “Making a Murderer,” which tells the…

Called Congregational Meeting, October 22nd

After the worship service this Sunday, October 22nd, there is a Called Congregational Meeting in the sanctuary to elect church officers. The following people are nominated for the Elder and Deacon classes of 2020: Elders:  Nancy Doyle, Bruce Caughran, Ginger Lacy, Bill Raspe, Unmi Song, Tom Buess. Deacons: Jan MacDermid, Lori Hatton, Bruce Eddy, Katherine (Kitty)…

Help With The Night Ministry October 19th

If you want to help with The Night Ministry, we are making the meals in the kitchen at 12:30 p.m. on October 19th. Or, if you’d like to be part of the delivery/serving team, come to Northminster at 7:30 p.m. when we are heading down to Chicago with our meals to serve the homeless and…

Post-ToGather Discussion, October 19th

Don’t forget to stay after the ToGather dinner tomorrow night for Pastor Michael Kirby’s Post-ToGather Discussion. We are meeting in the Guild Room at 7 p.m. This week, in his series, “Go and Do Likewise — Personhood, Relationship and Sexual Intimacy: An Ethical Conversation Rooted in the Gospel of Luke and the Book of Acts,” Pastor…

ToGather, October 19th

The Deacons are hosting ToGather tomorrow night with an array of Middle Eastern food from Pita Inn. Bring your family, friends and neighbors for this evening of tasty food and tantalizing fellowship. We are in Logan Hall for dinner at 6:15 p.m. There is a nominal $5 charge for the dinner.