One Great Hour of Sharing, Easter Offering

One Great Hour of Sharing envelopes are in the pew racks for Easter as Northminster participates in this special offering. Around the world, millions of people lack access to sustainable food sources, clean water, sanitation, education and opportunity. The three programs supported by One Great Hour of Sharing — Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, the Presbyterian Hunger…

Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch, March 31st

Bring your baskets and get ready for the fun! Join other Northminster families at the Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch on Saturday, March 31st. It’s a fun time for all ages, with a delicious brunch spread and egg hunt. The hunt will begin promptly at 9:15 a.m. in Logan Hall. Bring your baskets early so…

Good Friday Tenebrae Last Words Service, March 30th

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…

CHANGE HUNGER

Although we live in the world’s wealthiest nation, a reported 14.5 percent of U.S. households — nearly 49 million Americans* — struggle to put food on the table. You can help CHANGE HUNGER by contributing your loose change today. *From “Bread for the World”  

Palm Sunday, March 25th

Join us for the Palm/Passion Sunday worship service at 9:30 a.m. in the sanctuary. The children will be processing with palms, the chancel will be be singing a selection from St. John’s Passion by J.S. Bach, and there will be a time of fellowship afterward. Child care for infants through 2s will be available in…

March for Our Lives, March 24th

The location for the “March for Our Lives” on March 24th has been changed. We will now be meeting at Union Park (1501 West Randolph Street in Chicago). Please come and join Pastors Michael and Jessica along with Northminster’s Youth Ministry Director Alex DeMarco as we participate in this important activity. We will be marching…

New Members at Northminster

During the worship service on March 4th, Northminster welcomed a wonderful group of new members. We are pleased that April Newton, Jinny Beiersdorf, Amy Metelsky, Whitney Rutherford Regan, and Marianne Miller have joined our church family. (The are pictured here left to right.) April Newton now lives in Lake Bluff, but she has roots in North…

Fifth Lenten Service, March 22nd

The Worship, Music & the Arts Committee has scheduled Lenten services for five Thursday evenings during Lent after ToGather. The theme is “No Greater Love” and services will be held in the Guild Room at 7 p.m.  The culmination will be the Maundy Thursday service on March 29th.

ToGather, March 22nd

Staff will be hosting ToGather on March 22nd serving an Italian meal of meat and vegetarian lasagna and Chicken Parmesan fro Piero’s Pizza. We will be meeting in Logan Hall at 6:15 p.m. and the cost is only $5 per person. Bring the whole family, friends and neighbors  for an evening of abbondonza! And don’t…