Fair Trade Coffee Sale, February 19th, Helpers Needed

Don’t forget that Northminster’s Fair Trade Coffee Sale is the third Sunday of every month during coffee hour in Logan Hall. If you would like to assist in this wonderful monthly mission program of Northminster, where we help support many folks around the world by purchasing sustainable, fair-wage coffee, tea and chocolate, please see Diane Rosewall at the…

Helping Heifer International

Heifer in the Sanctuary! Heifer in the Sanctuary! Relax! There are no cows wandering down the aisles…it’s just the Mission and Social Justice Committee (MSJ) doing something new and exciting! MSJ has long authorized contributions to organizations supported by Northminster, but this year the committee has decided to bring these organizations and their work closer…

Socks! Socks! Socks! 

It’s winter, it’s cold, and homeless people have said in surveys that one of the things they appreciate most is clean socks to help keep their feet warm. So, please take some time to put some new pairs of socks in the basket in the narthex. They’ll be delivered to Interfaith Action.  Many thanks!

Charitable Contribution Forms Available for SHARE Program

Thank you to everyone who contributed games, art supplies, sports equipment, school supplies and other items to the SHARE program which benefited the children at Chopin School and Avondale-Logandale School.  Charitable contribution forms for tax purposes will be available on the table in the narthex this Sunday, January 22nd.

Help the Homeless

Your holiday travels can help the Homeless. How? Do you have small hotel/motel items in your suitcase? Please let your extra cosmetics, etc. help those in need. Put your donations in the bins labeled “Sarah’s Circle” just outside the elevator on the lower level. Following is a list of travel-sized items urgently needed by homeless women,…

Refugee Update

Last Thursday, the Northminster community celebrated a wonderful ToGather dinner with our sponsored refugee family.  Laurie Davies shared the good news that Ahmad is starting a full-time job this week, and little five-year old Burouj sang a song in Arabic to everyone.  The family was able to relax and enjoy the evening; the children especially…

Reservations Due for Vision Keepers February 6th

The Interfaith Action of Evanston fundraiser event gives faith communities an opportunity to come together and celebrate common bonds of faith and service. The Vision Keeper Awards Dinner will be on February 19th at the Hilton Orrington Grand Ballroom beginning at 5:30 p.m. RSVPs are needed by February 8th and cost is $75 per person.