Volunteers Needed for Northminster’s German Choir Guests

Northminster’s Chancel Choir, the Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) Choirs and the Youth Concert Choir from the Choir Academy of Dortmund Concert House (Jugendkonzertchor zu Chorakademie am Konzerthaus Dortmund) in Germany are uniting for a fantastic concert at Northminster on  November 2nd at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary.  (Read more on Northminster’s blog.) In order to…

Stewardship Drive Kick-Off, October 22nd

The 2018 Stewardship Campaign officially kicks off this Sunday, October 22nd. The theme for the campaign is TRIO — The Responsibility Is Ours! Please be on the lookout for the Stewardship Package in the mail coming soon. If you have any questions, please email Stewardship Chair Ben Buettell, or call him at 312- 560-2920.

Called Congregational Meeting, October 22nd

After the worship service this Sunday, October 22nd, there is a Called Congregational Meeting in the sanctuary to elect church officers. The following people are nominated for the Elder and Deacon classes of 2020: Elders:  Nancy Doyle, Bruce Caughran, Ginger Lacy, Bill Raspe, Unmi Song, Tom Buess. Deacons: Jan MacDermid, Lori Hatton, Bruce Eddy, Katherine (Kitty)…

Adult Education, October 22nd: “The Truth About False Confessions: Why Do Juveniles Confess?”

Dozens of Illinois prisoners have been exonerated after being wrongfully convicted of offenses they did not commit.  Many of these were juveniles when they were convicted. Juveniles are particularly susceptible to suggestive and coercive interrogations, and particularly likely to confess falsely.  This phenomenon was recently highlighted in the popular Netflix drama “Making a Murderer,” which tells the…