Stump the Pastor Series Continues September 3rd

This Sunday, September 3rd, Pastor Michael Kirby is presenting the last in a series of sermons that answer, or try to answer, your questions. Thanks to everyone who submitted questions to “Stump the Pastor.” And don’t miss Sunday’s worship service when another question will be addressed.  

Mom’s Morning Out Begins Fall Session, September 5th

Mom’s Morning Out (MMO) is Northminster’s drop-off program for children age 18 months to three years. Parents leave their children for two and a half hours in the church nursery where they are watched by loving and capable caregivers. The program is offered on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Parents choose…

Blessing of Backpacks, August 27th

On the last Sunday in August, as many schools begin, we are joining a growing number of churches with a formal and fun blessing of the backpacks, during “A Time with the Children” in the worship service. All students from nursery school through college (teachers too!) are invited to bring their backpacks to church for this…

Northminster Youth/Canoeing August 26th & Other Events

Upcoming events for Northminster’s junior and senior highers include: All-Youth Canoeing, Saturday, August 26th – Meet at Northminster at 9 a.m. to go to the Skokie Lagoons for canoeing; then get lunch and head back to church by 1:00 p.m. Sr. High Monthly Meet-Up, Sunday, September 3rd — 7 p.m. with location to be announced…

Northminster Nursery School Park Play Date, August 26th

Fun, Fun, Fun!  Northminster  Nursery School is busy preparing for another fun year! We begin the year with a Park Play Date. Come to Bent Park (Central Street and Cowper Avenue) on August 26th from 9 to 11 a.m. and get to know classmates and other parents. If you can’t make it to the play date,…

Movie Day, August 15th: “The Secret Life of Pets”

Northminster families are invited to “Movie Day” to see “The Secret Life of Pets” at the Evanston Theatres on Maple Street at 10 a.m.  Admission is only $1 on Tuesday mornings for these children’s films. Come see the story of how the quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in…

Second Saturday, August 12th

It’s August — a month of meteor showers, an eclipse, and our Second Saturday Gathering on the 12th. All Northminster women and friends are invited to join us. We’ll be in the “back room” at Panera in Wilmette starting at 9 a.m. Come in to escape the “Dog Days of Summer” and enjoy the air…

Second Friday Lunches, August 11th

The Second Friday Lunches Team served 52 guests last month.  Bob Bailey, Carol and Bob Lounsbury, and Mary Rosic were there to provide sandwiches and good cheer. This month we are making sandwiches and serving on August 11th at the Congregational House on Hinman Avenue.  Sandwich-making starts at 10:30 a.m. followed by serving at noon. …

Inter-generational Vacation Bible School, August 8-10

Come one, come all to VBS! Again this year, Northminster’s Vacation Bible School is an evening, inter-generational experience held on August 8th, 9th, and 10th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Logan Hall. The theme this year is “Psalms” Poetry on Fire” and each evening we are learning more about the book of Psalms with a highlight…