Call for Fellowship Time Hosts for Upcoming Sundays

The Fellowship Hour Host sign-up sheet in Logan Hall (outside the kitchen door) is in dire need of volunteers to pick a Sunday to bring in treats. If you would rather not host alone, pick another person or family to host with you for a Sunday. If we have no volunteers, then we will only…

CHANGE HUNGER

Although we live in the world’s wealthiest nation, a reported 14.5% of U.S. households — nearly 49 million Americans — struggle to put food on the table. You can help CHANGE HUNGER by contributing your loose change every Sunday in the offering plate.

CROP Walk Registration Continues

Mark your calendars for this year’s CROP Hunger Walk which will be on Sunday, October 14th. To register, see Pat Drinkwine after the worship service during Fellowship Time on Sundays. Everyone is urged to sign up to be part of Northminster’s Team and join the fight against hunger! This year’s walk begins and ends at…

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…