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One Church, One Book Discussion Begins February 19th

Northminster’s current book selection is Waking up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving. It has been called a “personal and moving adventure and…a compelling invitation to learn.” We will be reading the book and meeting in small groups for discussion beginning next Sunday, February 19th, and continuing on March 5th and 19th. Please…

Mark Your Calendars for the ASP Pancake Breakfast, February 26th

Help send Northminster’s group off on the Appalachian Service Project (ASP) by coming to church before the worship service on February 26th to enjoy a delicious breakfast of tasty pancakes.  Or, we will be serving again during Fellowship Time at 10?45 if 9 a.m. is too early for you!  

Old Men’s Jazz Band Party, February 26th

Make plans to attend a party given by the Old Men’s Jazz Band (OMJB) on Sunday, February 26th, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Montastero’s Ristorante, 3935 W. Devon in Chicago. Hear and dance to the music you hear coming from Logan Hall many Monday nights and enjoy an Italian buffet dinner. For details, see the…

Friday Lunches Thank You for February 10th

The Second Friday Lunches Team served 68 men and women on Friday, February10th.  The yummy and nutritious meal was greatly appreciated.   Welcome to our new team members who pitched in immediately.  Carol and Bob Lounsbury, along with Ellie Peterson, joined in the sandwich making (with Bob Bailey and Sylvia Holdampf) on Thursday afternoon, February…

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…

Socks! Socks! Socks! 

It’s winter, it’s cold, and homeless people have said in surveys that one of the things they appreciate most is clean socks to help keep their feet warm. So, please take some time to put some new pairs of socks in the basket in the narthex. They’ll be delivered to Interfaith Action.  Many thanks!

Charitable Contribution Forms Available for SHARE Program

Thank you to everyone who contributed games, art supplies, sports equipment, school supplies and other items to the SHARE program which benefited the children at Chopin School and Avondale-Logandale School.  Charitable contribution forms for tax purposes will be available on the table in the narthex this Sunday, January 22nd.

Save the Date for the Upcoming Women’s Retreat in May

Save the date for the 2017 Spring Women’s Retreat: May 6th and 7th at Loyola Ecology and Retreat Center in Woodstock. Keynote Speaker: Rev. Dr. Christine Vogel, former Northminster member and current staff member at Claret Center in Hyde Park, a holistic practice that addresses issues of body, mind and spirit. More information coming soon!  If…

Women’s Retreat This Summer in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

July 30th through August 3rd a small group of NPC women are gathering at Paul and Pam Rolfes’ home in Steamboat Springs for a time of spiritual reflection, renewal, and fellowship. This year’s theme is the Power of Gratitude. Small group conversation, Bible study and worship will be led by Pastor Jessica Gregory. If you…

Northminster Youth at a Glance

This past Friday, February 3rd, the Junior Highers went to serve at Feed My Starving Children in Libertyville where they packaged hundreds of meals for children suffering from malnutrition and food insecurity in Liberia. In Sunday School on February 5th, our conversation ranged from birds, to cheese, to Jesus’ compassion for the widow at Nain who…