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Make Cranes at Home for World Communion Sunday

Northminster folks have an opportunity make peace cranes for a new, church-wide, liturgical art project.  The plan is to hang more  more than 1,000 origami cranes in the sanctuary for World Communion Sunday, October 1st. It’s the Sunday when the Peacemaking and World Missions Special offering is traditionally collected and it’s a Sunday when we…

Stump the Pastor Is Back, August 20th, 27th and September 3rd

Continuing this Sunday, August 20th, and for the next three weeks, Pastors Michael Kirby and Jessica Gregory are presenting a series of sermons that answer, or try to answer, your questions. Thanks to everyone who submitted questions to “Stump the Pastor.” And don’t miss the worship services where the selected questions will be addressed. Pastor Michael…

CHANGE HUNGER

“Do your little bit of good where you are.  It’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.”  — Desmond Tutu.   Offer your coins to change local hunger.

Fair Trade Coffee Sale, Sunday, August 20th

Don’t forget that Northminster’s Fair Trade Coffee Sale is on the third Sunday of each month during Fellowship Time after the worship service in Logan Hall. If you would like to assist in this wonderful monthly mission program of Northminster, where we help support many folks around the world by purchasing sustainable, fair-wage coffee, tea and chocolate, please…

Northminster Nursery School Park Play Date, August 26th

Fun, Fun, Fun!  Northminster  Nursery School is busy preparing for another fun year!  We begin the year with a Park Play Date.  Come to Bent Park (Central Street and Cowper Avenue) on August 26th from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. and get to know classmates and other parents.  If you can’t make it to the play date,…

Northminster Youth/VBS, Canoeing & Other Events

Last week, on August 10th, Northminster’s junior highers worked hard to put on the delicious salad-bar dinner that was served for this year’s intergenerational Vacation Bible School. They said the experience was rich with good food, great company and the in-depth exploration of the Psalms for the “older class” taught by Pastor Jessica. Upcoming events…

Blessing of Backpacks, August 27th

On the last Sunday in August, as many schools begin, we are joining a growing number of churches with a formal and fun blessing of the backpacks, during “A Time with the Children” in the worship service. All students from nursery school through college (teachers too!) are invited to bring their backpacks to church for this…

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…

Help With Soup at Six

The hungry aren’t going to Michigan, Disney World, or France this summer. Instead, many will be going to the Hemenway, Soup at Six soup kitchen every Tuesday evening of the summer (and of the year). If you (and perhaps your children/friends/spouse/teammates) would be willing to make six gallons of soup (we have recipes and advice),…

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