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…

CHANGE HUNGER

What’s for Dinner Tonight? I’ll bet you know where your next meal is coming from.  According to the Greater Chicago Food Depository, one out of six of your Cook County neighbors don’t.   Please help bring this number down by putting your loose change in the offering plate on Sunday to Change Hunger.

Church Clean-Up, November 4th

Everyone is invited to come to help with the Fall Church Clean-Up. There will be donuts and coffee in Logan Hall beginning at 8 a.m. and plenty of jobs to do inside and outside of the church. Come and help to keep our church home clean and functioning. The Building & Grounds Committee urges everyone…

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…

We Need Greeters for Sunday Worship! 

Being a Sunday Greeter is possibly the easiest volunteer task at Northminster! It only takes 15 minutes, from 9:15 to 9:30 a.m. (When the prelude begins, your work is done!) You get a nifty reminder in your email two days before your appointed Sunday(s). To sign up, just click this link on the News and Events…

Help With Soup at Six

The hungry aren’t going to Michigan for apple-picking this fall. Instead, many will be going to the Hemenway Soup at Six soup kitchen every Tuesday evening of the fall (and of the year). If you (and perhaps your children/friends/spouse/teammates) would be willing to make six gallons of soup (we have recipes and advice), please contact Nancy Doyle (847-475-7308) or…

More Acolyte Training Available

Recently, we had a training session for Northminster children who want to be acolytes. Although five youngsters came to the training, there is always room for more. So, if you missed the training, it’s not too late. Ami Bauman will be holding another session for any children from first through fifth grade who would like to…

Use Your Gifts to Further Northminster Ministries!

A number of our committees and teams need your help. We are looking for people who are willing to be part of the visioning and planning that comes with committee membership and the less time-consuming, task-oriented work of serving on a project team. We have particular needs on the Membership, Communications/New Media, Stewardship, Adult Education, and…