Is God calling You into Servant Leadership at Northminster?

As we begin the program year, it’s time to consider who will be joining the Northminster teams responsible for most of the ministry, mission and compassionate care programs of the church. Ruling Elders serve on the Session, overseeing the committees and all of the programs of the church in collaboration with the staff. Deacons serve…

Help With Soup at Six

Since 1983, Soup at Six has provided dinner from the basement gym of the Hemenway United Methodist Church, 933 Chicago Avenue in Evanston. This soup kitchen feeds the hungry every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. Northminster is part of the group (originally six) that provides soup. If you (and perhaps your children/friends/spouse/teammates) would be willing to make…

Bill’s Pills — Amber Bottles Still in Demand

The empty pill bottle project is ongoing as Northminster is now working with a new mission partner called Matthew 25: Ministries, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Bill’s Pills baskets for your amber bill bottles (without labels) will be in the narthex and church office. The mission of Matthew 25: Ministries is to fulfill Matthew 25:34-40 by…

Help the Homeless by Donating Travel Toiletries

Your vacation or business trip can help the homeless if you donate extra toiletries to the baskets in the narthex. The Mission Committee will donate them to The Night Ministry, Sarah’s Circle, Curt’s Cafe or the Evanston Shelter. Questions? Call Carolyn Golmon at 847-338-0915. Thank you for sharing with those in need.

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…

CHANGE HUNGER

As we start to enjoy the harvest of the Midwest earth, let’s remember that not all share freely in the bounty. Please contribute your loose change to Change Hunger. Put it in the offering plate each Sunday. All proceeds go to local hunger initiatives.

Second Saturday, August 11th

August, come she must — with heat and humidity. But we will be cool and comfortable in the air-conditioning at Panera in Wilmette on Second Saturday, August 11th. All Northminster women and friends are invited to join us at 1199 Wilmette Avenue beginning at 9 a.m. Come for coffee, conversation and cool comfort. We will…