Coffee Help Needed at Fellowship Time

There is a new sign-up sheet to host Coffee Hour for the months of January through June posted on the bulletin board in Logan Hall outside the kitchen door.  The suggested amounts to bring are posted as well.  We all enjoy goodies after the church services, but they are only made possible by everyone hosting…

Help Still Needed with Christmas Hams for Hemenway

On Tuesday, December 19th, Soup at Six at Hemnway Methodist Church in Evanston is serving a Christmas dinner of ham and all the trimmings to the hungry and homeless. Northminster provides those hams.  If you’d like to contribute to their purchase, place your gift marked “Hemenway Ham” in a pew envelope this Sunday, December 17th…

Time is Almost Up for The Giving Tree!

Thank you, thank you, thank you! All the tags on the Giving Tree have been taken. We appreciate your great support of Family Focus. Please remember that all gifts are due at noon on Sunday, December 17th. And, if you haven’t signed the gift list, please do so. It’s on the table in the narthex….

Stewardship 2018: TRIO–The Responsibility Is Ours

Thank you to the many of you who have turned in your pledges for 2018. Our worship service on Commitment Sunday, November 19th, was very moving. If you haven’t yet had the opportunity to turn in your pledge (in the church office or by mail), the Stewardship Committee would appreciate it as soon as you…

Opportunity to Order Bob Chesnut’s Book

Some Northminster members were unable to buy Bob Chesnut’s book, Meeting Jesus the Christ Again: A Conservtive Progressive Faith, because his supply was exhausted before the queue ended November 26th when he was here for the adult education class.  Bob has sent a further supply of his book to John Morrison for sale to those members and…

CHANGE HUNGER

Comfort, comfort you my people; tell of PEACE, thus says our God.  Create peace, by putting coins in the offering plate to Change Hunger.  

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…

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…

Help With Soup at Six

The hungry won’t be making gingerbread houses this holiday season. 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…

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…