Stewardship Drive Kick-Off, October 22nd

The 2018 Stewardship Campaign officially kicks off this Sunday, October 22nd. The theme for the campaign is TRIO — The Responsibility Is Ours! Please be on the lookout for the Stewardship Package in the mail coming soon. If you have any questions, please email Stewardship Chair Ben Buettell, or call him at 312- 560-2920.

Called Congregational Meeting, October 22nd

After the worship service this Sunday, October 22nd, there is a Called Congregational Meeting in the sanctuary to elect church officers. The following people are nominated for the Elder and Deacon classes of 2020: Elders:  Nancy Doyle, Bruce Caughran, Ginger Lacy, Bill Raspe, Unmi Song, Tom Buess. Deacons: Jan MacDermid, Lori Hatton, Bruce Eddy, Katherine (Kitty)…

Boy Scouts Greenery Sale Begins October 22nd

Northminster’s Boy Scout Troop is selling holiday greens during Fellowship Time in Logan Hall after the Congregational Meeting on October 22nd. Look for the Scouts and come to their table to order your greens. They will also be with us to take orders on October 29th and November 5th. Delivery of the greens is during Fellowship Time…

Adult Education, October 22nd: “The Truth About False Confessions: Why Do Juveniles Confess?”

Dozens of Illinois prisoners have been exonerated after being wrongfully convicted of offenses they did not commit.  Many of these were juveniles when they were convicted. Juveniles are particularly susceptible to suggestive and coercive interrogations, and particularly likely to confess falsely.  This phenomenon was recently highlighted in the popular Netflix drama “Making a Murderer,” which tells the…

ToGather, October 26th

The Finance Committee is hosting ToGather on Thursday, October 26th, In Logan Hall at 6:15 p.m. Their menu includes meatballs (beef 7 turkey), potatoes, vegetables, salad and dessert. Please join us for dinner and don’t forget to stay for Pastor Michael Kirby’s Post-ToGather Discussion in the Guild Room at 7 p.m.

Post-ToGather Discussion, October 26th

Please join us in the Guild Room at 7 p.m. after Northminster’s ToGather dinner to hear the next in the series of Pastor Michael Kirby’s Post-ToGather discussions. He will continue his talks, “Go and Do Likewise — Personhood, Relationship and Sexual Intimacy: An Ethical Conversation Rooted in the Gospel of Luke and the Book of…

Junior High Halloween Lock-In, October 27-28th

The Junior High Halloween Lock-in/Night of Spooky Fun is coming up next weekend. Join us on Friday evening, October 27th at 9 p.m. and stay with us until 8 a.m. on Saturday morning, October 28th. There is going to be an after-dark “Ghost in the Graveyard” in Bent Park, pumpkin carving, and Halloween slime making. We also have…

An Evening with Friends: Casseroles for a Crowd, October 28th

On Saturday, October 28th at 6:30 p.m., the Fellowship Committee will host another of its popular “An Evening with Friends,” Northminster’s definition of a progressive dinner. We will gather at the home of Stephanie Mitchell (2712 Harrison Street, Evanston) to enjoy appetizers and wine that we all will contribute.  Following appetizers, we will receive our dinner destinations and…

Third Grade Bible Sunday, October 29th

During our worship service on Sunday, October 29th, Northminster’s third graders are receiving their Bibles. After their Sunday School class, we are going to have a special reception for these students in Logan Hall. Don’t forget to come to Fellowship Time when everyone will be served a piece of celebration cake!