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Peace Cranes Are Coming to Northminster!

Northminster folks have an opportunity, starting on Sunday, July 23rd, to begin making 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…

2nd Act Players Improv Games & Pizza Party, July 29th

Northminster’s Sunday School and 2nd Act Players are hosting a time of fun and entertainment on July 29th. Please join us in Logan Hall from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. as actors from 2nd Act Players teach the art of improvisation and then join us for a time together to talk more and eat pizza!

Inter-generational Vacation Bible School, August 8th, 9th & 10th

Come one, come all to VBS! Again this year, Northminster’s Vacation Bible School will be an evening, inter-generational experience held on August 8th, 9th and 10th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Logan Hall. The theme this year is “Psalms” Poetry on Fire” and each evening we will learn more about the book of Psalms…

Senior High Meet-Up, VBS and All-Youth Canoe Outing

Northminster Youth at a Glance: Our Senior High Monthly Meet-Up will be on Sunday August 6th at 7:00 p.m. in the Williams’ backyard. We had so much fun last time hanging out around the fire, telling stories, making s’mores, and playing glow-in-the-dark frisbee, that we’ve decided to do it again in August. Vacation Bible School…

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 19: Family pool party at Centennial Family Aquatics Center in Wilmette, 5:30 p.m. July 29: 2nd Act Players Improv Class & Pizza Party, Logan Hall from 4 to 6 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…

Calling Northminster Musicians!

Summer is here and we would love to highlight your musical talents and gifts by having you participate in worship! Any and all willing musicians of any ability who would like to participate in the worship service in any way shape or form — such as a trio, do the solo for which you’ve always longed,…

Deacon’s Backpack Project — You Can Help!

Northminster has established a great tradition of helping Evanston’s school-aged children begin their year ready to learn, and we need your support to continue this mission. The Deacons are once again leading our congregation in the Backpack Project through which 30 local students receive a backpack filled with the required school supplies they could not…

Help with Soup at Six

The hungry aren’t going to Michigan this summer or to Disney World or to France. 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…

Use Your Gifts to Further Northminster Ministries!

As we move through the summer, we are already making plans for fall and beyond, and a number of our committees and teams need your help. We are looking for people who are willing to be part of the visioning and planning that comes with committee membership and the less time-consuming, task-oriented work of serving…