Only a Dozen Tags Left on the Giving Tree for Family Focus!

This week may be your last chance to help support the families at Family Focus this Christmas season by taking a tag from the tree and purchasing the requested item. The Giving Tree is in the narthex and there are only about a dozen tags left.  Gifts are due at noon on Sunday, December 17th.  Please remember…

Fun Time at the Congregational House, December 8th

Every second Friday, Northminster buys, prepares, and serves a bag lunch to those who are homeless, needy, or just need a meal at the Congregational House on Hinman in downtown Evanston.  (Diane Rosewall’s daughter, Ann, is the pastor at the Congregational Church.)  We start at 10:30 a.m. to make sandwiches and start serving at noon.  …

Family Promise ToGather Meal, December 7th

The Mission & Social Justice Committee is serving a “Super Supper” of scrumptious soups, savory salads, tasty breads, and delicious desserts. Please join us as we dine with our Family Promise guests for this festive evening of feasting and friendly fellowship. We are going to be in Logan Hall at 6:15 p.m. Afterward everyone is…

Thursday Advent Services Start December 7th

Northminster’s Worship, Music & the Arts Committee is again sponsoring  Northminster’s traditional Advent services on Thursday evenings after the ToGather meal. Please join us in the Guild Room at 7 p.m. on December 7th, 14th and 21st  for the three-week series, “The World Is about to Turn,” based on the Advent carol, “Canticle of the Turning.” Each…

Women’s Advent Event, Monday December 4th

On Monday, December 4th, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Guild Room, all women in the church are invited to gather together for a special evening of music, refreshment, and fellowship.  It’s a time to center ourselves as we approach the busyness of the Advent and Christmas seasons. There is going to be a little…

Night Ministry Christmas Stockings, December 3rd

Please consider making this Christmas season a little brighter for those at The Night Ministry by joining us in a long-standing Northminster tradition — assembling Christmas stockings containing hygiene kits, treats, and other basic necessities. Look for The Night Ministry Christmas Stocking table during Fellowship Time on December 3rd. A complete stocking kit is $20.  Come see…

All Church Advent Dinner Saturday December 2nd

Join congregation members of all ages for a wonderful time of fellowship at the All-Church Advent Dinner on Saturday, December 2nd at 5 p.m. in Logan Hall.  The Fellowship Committee is providing a delicious Italian dinner of lasagna, pasta (plain for those sauce-adverse), salad and dessert. We will make our advent wreaths with fresh greens, wreath forms…

Children’s Choir Sings in Worship December 3rd

Don’t miss this Sunday’s worship service when the children will again sing. Although only the Elementary Sunday School Choir (grades 2nd through 5th) is planning to sing, kindergartners and first graders are invited to join in since the Cherub Choir also has learned the song. Practice for the singing children will be in the Music…

ToGather, November 30th

On November 30th, the Personnel Committee is hosting ToGather.  Please join us for a dinner of delicious pasta, salads, an assortment of bread, and mouth-watering desserts. And don’t forget to stay afterward for the “Greening of the Church.” Bring the whole family, friends and neighbors for this festive event!

Greening of the Church, November 30th

We are “Greening the Church” after ToGather on November 30th.  Come for the ToGather dinner and stay for some holiday spirit! Join our team of volunteers and help hang wreaths, decorate trees, and spruce up the church for the start of Advent.  Join us in Logan Hall following dinner.  The more, the merrier! For questions, email Stephanie Mitchell or call…