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Northminster Youth at a Glance

Junior High In Sunday School this past Sunday, April 23rd, we read about the disciples’ encounter with the risen Jesus on the road to Emmaus. We learned about how God meets us even in the midst of doubt and uncertainty, and finished our time with a fun new game called “I Doubt It.” This coming…

ToGather, April 27th

The Personnel Committee is hosting dinner at ToGather this week at 6:15 p.m. in Logan Hall.  The menu is pasta, green salad, fruit salad, bread, and dessert. Please join us for good food and fellowship. There is no Post-ToGather conversation this week. Pastor Michael begins again on Thursday, May 4th. Choir practice is at 7 p.m….

Post-ToGather Conversation, May 4th

Next Thursday, Pastor Michael will lead a discussion on “Being an Upstander, Not a Bystander: Responding to Hate and Acts of Intimidation in Every Day Life.”

Youth Bells & Sunday School Choirs Perform This Sunday, April 30th

Parents should bring Youth Bell players to the Bell Room at 8:45 a.m. and Sunday School singers to the sanctuary at 9:10 a.m. for practice. The Bells are playing the introit, “Come Christians Join to Sing;” preschool-first graders are singing “I’ve Got the Joy;” and second-fifth graders are singing “Get on Board.”

Benefit Brass for Family Promise, April 30th 

This talented group of brass musicians are presenting a benefit concert for Family Promise at Winnetka Covenant Church (Illinois Road & Hibbard) on Sunday, April 30th, at 3 p.m. A free-will offering is being collected. Great music for a great cause! Check this link for more information.

Sunday School Book Drive, May 7th to 14th

Please bring in an old, gently used book to benefit the Erie Family Health Canter’s “Reach Out and Read” program. This program is valuable in promoting reading by giving a free children’s book to all families that visit the center. Parents are encouraged to read the book to their children as many of these children do…

Northminster Nursery School Art Fair, May 7th

On Sunday, May 7th, Logan Hall is being transformed into an art gallery between 3:30 and 5 p.m.  Peruse the artwork of Northminster Nursery School’s little Picassos, Pollacks, and Calders. Everyone is invited.

Northminster Library Book Fair, May 14th

Help to expand Northminster’s Lovelace Library. The Library Committee is working to make exciting changes in the library, including a new and improved children’s section. Already they have new children’s books ready to go on the shelves. To help fund the project, congregation members are invited to buy a book and dedicate it to a…

Calling All Parents of Graduates

We are putting together our annual bulletin insert about all our graduating students and we need your help!  If your child is graduating from high school, college, or graduate school this spring, please let us know. Send us a recent photo and a short description of your child and information about the school they’re graduating…

Mark Your Calendars! The Pentecost Offering Season Is Upon Us 

The Pentecost Offering is one of four special offerings of the Presbyterian Church (USA) geared specifically to support programs for youth and young adults. Per a recent announcement by the Mission and Social Justice Committee, 40 cents out of every dollar raised for the Pentecost Offering from Northminster this year goes to Curt’s Café and…