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Youth Outing to Feed My Starving Children, September 28th RSVP NOW

The first youth outing of the year to Feed My Starving Children is coming up next Friday, September 28th. Both Junior and Senior High Youth are welcome!  We will go up to their facility in Libertyville to help pack nutritious meals for people in need around the globe.   We’ll meet at the church at 6 p.m….

Bike to Church and Family Picnic, September 30th

On Sunday, September 30th, all families are invited to bike to church and bring a picnic lunch to Bent Park following worship. The Christian Education Committee will provide drinks and dessert. Bent Park is at Harrison and Hastings, just four blocks west of Northminster. We hope to see you there!  

Help With Soup at Six

Since 1983, Soup at Six has provided dinner from the basement gym of the Hemenway United Methodist Church, 933 Chicago Avenue in Evanston. This soup kitchen feeds the hungry every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. Northminster is part of the group (originally six) that provides soup. If you (and perhaps your children/friends/spouse/teammates) would be willing to make…

Bill’s Pills — Amber Bottles Still in Demand

The empty pill bottle project is ongoing as Northminster is now working with a new mission partner called Matthew 25: Ministries, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Bill’s Pills baskets for your amber bill bottles (without labels) will be in the narthex and church office. The mission of Matthew 25: Ministries is to fulfill Matthew 25:34-40 by…

Help the Homeless by Donating Travel Toiletries

Your vacation or business trip can help the homeless if you donate extra toiletries to the baskets in the narthex. The Mission Committee will donate them to The Night Ministry, Sarah’s Circle, Curt’s Cafe or the Evanston Shelter. Questions? Call Carolyn Golmon at 847-338-0915. Thank you for sharing with those in need.

All-Youth Kickball Kickoff, Sunday, September 9th

To kickoff the Youth Ministry year, Junior High and Senior High students will meet at 9:30 a.m. in the Youth Room. From there they will go to  Bent Park to compete in an epic trial of kickball prowess! (Yes, you will miss the worship service.) Junior High will be competing against Senior High (and there…

Church Picnic on Banner Sunday, September 9th

The Annual Church Picnic will take place on Banner Sunday, September 9th following worship out on Central Park Avenue (Logan Hall if it’s raining). The Fellowship Committee will be grilling burgers and hot dogs. Bring your favorite picnic foods to share — double the batch so we have plenty for everyone. Drinks and ice cream…

Confirmation Class Informational Meeting, September 9th

All youth entering eighth or ninth grade and their parents are welcome to attend an informational meeting about Northminster’s 2018-2019 Confirmation Class. It will be on Sunday, September 9th in the Guild Room following the picnic. The class will be led by Pastors Michael and Jessica and meets on Sundays, usually twice a month, from…

Family Promise Thank You!

A heartfelt thank you to the many folks who volunteered for Family Promise this month! We are so grateful for our faithful volunteers, who serve with kindness, grace, and generosity year after year. This hosting week we are blessed to have a number of wonderful new volunteers who jumped right into the action. All of…

Don’t Miss Banner Sunday, September 9th

Welcome back to the new Sunday School program year! Banner Sunday is the kickoff, September 9th. If your child would like to process with his/her class as we celebrate this special day, please meet in Logan Hall before the worship service at 9:20 a.m. Here is the 2018-19 Sunday School schedule: 9 a.m. Youth Bells…