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….

Family Promise Thank You!

A heartfelt thank you to the more than 65 folks who volunteered for Family Promise this month! We are so grateful for our faithful volunteers, who serve with kindness, grace, and generosity year after year. This past hosting week we were also blessed to have a number of wonderful new volunteers who jumped right into…

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…

Family Promise Guests Are Here!

Family Promise hosting is happening this week! The families came on Sunday evening and will be leaving on Sunday, December 10th in the morning. We have three families including three adults and nine children ranging in ages from 11 months to 17 years old. Thanks so much to all those who have volunteered their time…

Only a Dozen Tags Left on the Giving Tree for Family Focus!

This week may be your last chance to help support the families at Family Focus this Christmas season by taking a tag from the tree and purchasing the requested item. The Giving Tree is in the narthex and there are only about a dozen tags left.  Gifts are due at noon on Sunday, December 17th.  Please remember…

Fun Time at the Congregational House, December 8th

Every second Friday, Northminster buys, prepares, and serves a bag lunch to those who are homeless, needy, or just need a meal at the Congregational House on Hinman in downtown Evanston.  (Diane Rosewall’s daughter, Ann, is the pastor at the Congregational Church.)  We start at 10:30 a.m. to make sandwiches and start serving at noon.  …

Night Ministry Christmas Stockings, December 3rd

Please consider making this Christmas season a little brighter for those at The Night Ministry by joining us in a long-standing Northminster tradition — assembling Christmas stockings containing hygiene kits, treats, and other basic necessities. Look for The Night Ministry Christmas Stocking table during Fellowship Time on December 3rd. A complete stocking kit is $20.  Come see…

CHANGE HUNGER

Still enjoying leftovers from THANKSGIVING?  CHANGE HUNGER for the folks who have a meager meal and now are still hungry!  Drop your spare change in the offertory plate on Sunday!