The Spire: Northminster’s Blog

Socially Conscious Youth and the Decentering Presence of the Crucified God

More and more over the last few months, I have had the pleasure of getting to know the young people of Northminster Presbyterian Church. Our students (as many of you will no doubt already know) exhibit an impressive range of vision and concern that extends well beyond the events and experiences playing out in their…

Spaghetti Dinner Success!

Northminster Nursery School families gathered on Friday night, March 10, for a small amount of fellowship and a large amount of pasta! The nursery school teachers served about 200 guests pasta, salad, and locally made ice cream. (Purple Door Ice Cream, sold at Whole Foods, is owned by one of our families.) A magician entertained…

Elementary School Choir and Youth Bells Perform

The Elementary School Choir (grades K-5) and the Youth Bell Choir (grades 4-12) performed in worship Sunday, February 19th and did an amazing job! Both choirs have been practicing weekly with Youth Music Director, Kate Lee, and will perform again along with the preschoolers on March 19th.

4th and 5th Grade Prayer Workshop

Northminster’s 4th and 5th graders participated in a Prayer Workshop last Saturday evening (February 11th) and enjoyed pizza and a lively discussion about what it means to pray, how prayer can be an important part of our lives, different ways to stay focused during prayer and even how to pray using meditation. The kids learned…

Welcome to the New Spire Blog

Traditionally, or so the architectural historians tell us, churches had spires either to demonstrate their position and strength in a community or to symbolize the church’s reaching up in hope and joy toward God in heaven. These days, the view of our own church spire is blocked by trees from most approaches until you are…