Help with Second Friday Lunches, July 13th

Every second Friday, Northminster buys, prepares, and serves a bag lunch to those who are homeless, needy, or just need a meal.  Volunteers are invited to join us at Church House (1417 Hinman ) at First Congregational Church on Friday, July 13th.  (Diane Rosewall’s daughter, Ann, is the pastor at the Congregational Church.)  We begin…

It’s Time for the Deacons Back Pack Project

That wonderful time of year has arrived.  Yes, Back Pack season.  The Deacons will be collecting donations, in Logan Hall, on July 15th, 22nd, 29th and August 5th.  Backpack delivery, to Family Focus, will be made on August 21st. This year the Deacons have set a goal of providing 40 filled back packs to Evanston…

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.


We have just celebrated the 4th of July, the birthday of our country.  But many, especially the hungry among us, have been left behind–no hot dogs and potato salad for them.  The coins you put in the collection plate on Sunday DO make a difference.  They help to Change Hunger.


Hunger does not take a vacation. Please remember to save up your coins for our hungry neighbors and put them in the offering plate every Sunday.