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One Church, One Book Discussion Concludes April 2nd

  All groups are meeting in the Guild Room at 11:10 a.m. on Sunday, April 2nd, for a wrap-up discussion about the book, “Waking up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race” by Debby Irving.  There also will be a discussion about how to continue with Northminster’s conversation regarding race.

Samaritan Center Offers Spring Special on Couples Counseling

Rev. Erin Sharp, a highly skilled marriage and family therapist who specializes in couples counseling, is offering three unique opportunities for couples this spring. She is with the Samaritan Counseling Center and works with Northminster’s Parish Associate Ann Ohlrogge Johnson. For more information about the three “Love Is in the Air” spring opportunities for couples,…

Cinnamon Roll Sunday — Great Success

Thank You for Supporting Cinnamon Roll Sunday! The Fellowship Committee raised over $600. Our cinnamon roll sales plus a grant from the Finance Committee have given us enough money to buy a new commercial-grade range and new convection ovens. We have received bids from two companies and we hope to have the new appliances in before the…

Call for Coffee Hosts during Sunday Morning Fellowship Time

Have you signed up to host our Fellowship Coffee Hour yet?  All members are expected to pick a Sunday during the year to host, so that we are assured to have goodies served with coffee every week after the worship service.  The sign-up is located in Logan Hall right outside the kitchen on the Fellowship…

Call for Volunteers to Usher

We need more ushers to fill out Northminster’s roster of volunteers to usher on Sunday mornings.  The position is easy, takes little time and is very rewarding. Please email Ryan Gregory for more information.

Call for Greeters for 2017

Being a Sunday Greeter is possibly the easiest volunteer task at Northminster! It only takes 15 minutes, from 9:15 to 9:30 a.m. (When the prelude begins, your work is done!) You get a nifty reminder in your email two days before your appointed Sunday(s). To sign up, just click this link or you can sign up…

Help the Homeless

Your travels can help the homeless. How? Do you have small hotel/motel shampoo or conditioner bottles in your suitcase? Please let your extra cosmetics, etc. help those in need. Put your donations in the bins labeled “Sarah’s Circle” just outside the elevator on the lower level. For a list of needed items, click here.

Second Saturday, March 11th

February left like a lion and March came in with snow but we’re still gathering for warm fellowship on the Second Saturday of each month.  All Northminster women and friends are invited to come to the “back room” at Panera in Wilmette on Saturday, March 11th, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Please join us for coffee, camaraderie…

Registration for May Women’s Retreat Closes March 12th

The 2017 Spring Women’s Retreat is May 6th and 7th at the Loyola Ecology and Retreat Center in Woodstock. Registration continues through Sunday, March 12th. The Keynote Speaker, Rev. Dr. Christine Vogel, will be engaging with us on the retreat theme, “Spiritual Journeys: Traveling with God in Daily Life.” Christine is a former Northminster member and…

Sunday School Pizza Party, March 12th

Please join the Christian Education Committee for a fun after-church lunch at Big Tomato Pizza in Wilmette at 11:30 a.m. on March 12th. The cost is only $5 per person because Family Ministries is chipping in to cover part of the cost.   Pizza and salad will be served and games and crafts will be…