Stewardship Straight Talk: Personnel

We at Northminster are blessed with an incredibly talented, faithful, and dedicated church staff.  Understandably, our operating budget reflects the realities of maintaining our current level of resources:  over 70% of our pledge dollars received is spent to cover our staff’s salaries and benefits. Simply put, if our stewardship giving is not sufficient to cover…

Stewardship Straight Talk: Music

In our recent Mission Study, members cited music as one of the most cherished aspects of Northminster: incredible organ and piano accompaniment, the Chancel Choir, soloists, hymns sung together, special musicians, adult and youth hand bell choirs and the Cherub Choir. If we had more resources, we could: Have brass musicians on Easter Continue to…

Stewardship Straight Talk: Family Ministry

In 2012 Northminster made the commitment to be intentional about ministering to families by commencing a Family Ministry initiative.  A church blessed with demographics including young parents with children it recognized the importance of meeting them where they are by offering opportunities to engage as a family and to meet other families. Now in its…

Stewardship Straight Talk: Fellowship

Fellowship is the glue that binds our NPC community together — during coffee hour on Sunday morning, at church picnics, silver tea receptions, congregational lunches and progressive dinners, Christmas parties, ice cream socials, and other social events. Fellowship provides opportunities for church members, visitors and friends to join together in casual, special and always enjoyable…

Stewardship Straight Talk: Building & Grounds

Enter to Worship; Depart to Serve – Northminster is blessed with a beautiful church home; a legacy left to us by our founding members.  Much more than simply a place to gather, our facility is a testament to our desire to glorify God. It serves to inspire us in worship and mission. Recent renovations highlight…

Stewardship Straight Talk: Christian Education

“Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.”  Proverbs 22:6 (King James Version). Providing Christian Education opportunities for our children and adults is important to the life of the church.  A vital Christian Education program is essential to a dynamic church, starting…

Stewardship Straight Talk: Mission

Mission is core to who we are as a church and Mission needs our hearts, our hands, and our dollars.  The need is seemingly endless, and with more resources we can provide more – more food for the Food Pantry, more food and clothing for the homeless through the Night Ministry, more people fixing homes…