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Service As Worship Last Sunday — a Huge Success!

The first Service as Worship Sunday on June 18th gave church members and children an opportunity to directly aid Bill’s Pills and The Night Ministry.  Two large boxes of pill bottles were prepared for delivery to the African Christian Hospital Network in Ghana, Nigeria and Tanzania.  Other Northminster members and children filled reusable plastic bags…

ASP Return Service, June 25th, & Request for Support 

Northminster’s group of 79 youth and 42 adult leaders will return from their week-long Appalachian Service Project (ASP) mission trip to Knott and Magoffin counties in Kentucky on Saturday, June 24th and they will be honored during the worship service on Sunday, June 25th. Highlights of the service will be the ASP choir and testimonies…

ASP Welcome-Home Party, June 25th

We will be gathering in Catherine Waugh McCullach Park (1723 Livingston) behind Al Williams’ home at 5 p.m. for food, fellowship and fun. Volunteers, their families and the whole congregation are invited for this time of sharing stories and lessons learned on this amazing mission trip. Grills will be provided so bring your favorite food…

Northminster Marches in the Chicago Pride Parade on June 25th!

Don’t forget that Sunday, June 25th, is the Pride Parade. After the ASP Welcome-Home Worship Service (with special guest Howard Levy), everyone who wants to participate is encouraged to come and to wear your new Northminster t-shirts. (If you don’t have one, some are still available for purchase during Fellowship Time after the worship service in…

Summer Sunday School Schedule

This summer Northminster’s youngsters are enjoying a lesson, games, and crafts using a curriculum specifically designed for a one-room, multi-age group.  All ages from kindergarten through fifth grade are together. Preschool has its own classroom. The children should stay in their current age level for the summer. Preschool meets in Room 2 beginning at 9:25…

Upcoming Events from the Christian Education Committee

July 2: Bike to Church Sunday followed by a BYO picnic in Lovelace Park July 19: Family pool party at Centennial Family Aquatics Center in Wilmette, 5:30 p.m. August 8-10: Family VBS for all ages, “Psalms: Poetry on Fire,” Logan Hall from 6 to 8 p.m. August 15: Movie day to see “The Secret Life…

Kitchen Project Starts Friday, June 30th

On June 30th, the old pizza ovens and range are scheduled to be removed from the kitchen. Electrical and plumbing work will then be done along the southwall. Our new appliances should be installed by the end of July. During July, the kitchen will be available but there will be no way to cook.  Questions?…

July 2nd Is “Bike to Church Sunday”

Don’t forget that July 2nd is “Bike to Church Sunday.” Everyone who is able is encouraged to ride to church for worship and then, after Fellowship Time, ride over to Lovelace Park for a BYO picnic. Drinks will be provided by the chritian Education Committee. Questions? Please email Meredith Rogowski.

Second Saturday Is July 8th

My oh my, the Fourth of July is almost here! Celebrate summertime over coffee and conversation on the second Saturday of this summery month in the “back room” at Panera in Wilmette.  All Northminster women and friends are invited.  Hope to see you there!

Change Hunger

Without free or reduced-price school lunches during the summer, low income families spend an average of $316 more per month on food, trading off utility payments and medical care in order to eat.  Your change in the offering plate goes to programs that Change Hunger.

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