Gingerbread House Contest, December 16th

Don’t miss the Third Annual Gingerbread House Contest at Northminster! The festivities are December 16th from 10  to 11:30 a.m. in Logan Hall. There will be best house voting, refreshments, and a special appearance by Pastor Santa! Entries are accepted on Friday, December 15th, during office hours or by special appointment by emailing Children’s Ministry Director Meredith Rogowski. There…

Service of Lessons & Carols December 17th

On Sunday, December 17th, there is a festive Service of Lessons and Carols during our regular worship time.  This service has been one of the traditional ways Protestant churches have marked the celebration of the nativity for almost a century. Based on a service of nine lessons and carols first presented in December 1918, at…

CHANGE HUNGER

Comfort, comfort you my people; tell of PEACE, thus says our God.  Create peace, by putting coins in the offering plate to Change Hunger.  

Fair Trade Coffee Sale, December 17th

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,…

“Blue Over You” Ticket Sales Continue December 17th

“Blue Over You” is the production from Spot On Company that is performing weekends in Logan Hall from January 5th through 28th. It is directed by Northminster’s own Sarah Whitney, written by Daniel Noonan, and stars Chicago theater favorite Michael Joseph Mitchell. Reduced rate tickets for $20 are available to Northminster members during Fellowship Time on December…

Junior High Christmas Party December 17th

We are having a little Christmas party during the Junior High Sunday School time (9:45 to 11 a.m.) on Sunday, December 17th, in the Youth Room.  Christmas garb of all kinds is encouraged. We are having a “white elephant”/”Dirty Santa” gift exchange. For this, each student should bring one wrapped gift, not intended for any particular person…

ToGather on the Longest Night, December 21st

Northminster’s Christmas Elves will be serving the ToGather meal on Thursday, December 21st, before we gather in the chapel for the Longest Night Advent service.  The menu will be comfort food for this evening of the winter solstice.  There will be meatloaf (beef and turkey), macaroni & cheese, mashed potatoes, fresh green beans, Jello salads…

Longest Night Service, Thursday, December 21st

The winter solstice is the longest period of darkness in the year, and on this night we are coming together in the St. Andrew Chapel to worship. This joyous time of year isn’t joyous for many and the blazing lights of the season cannot illumine all the shadowed parts of our lives. So we are…

Family Christmas Eve Service at 4 p.m.

Everyone is invited — family, friends, and neighbors — to Northminster’s Family Christmas Eve service at 4 p.m in the Sanctuary on December 24. This is a wonderful way to celebrate Jesus’ birthday. Families are welcome to get involved in many ways: Silent Nativity – The Silent Nativity takes place during the service and is called the Sunday…