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Help with Second Friday Lunches, June 8th

Every second Friday, Northminster buys, prepares, and serves a bag lunch to those who are homeless, needy, or just need a meal.  Volunteers are invited to join us at Church House (1417 Hinman ) at First Congregational Church on Friday, June 8th.  (Diane Rosewall’s daughter, Ann, is the pastor at the Congregational Church.)  We begin…

CHANGE HUNGER

Among people who have faced food insecurity, 66% have had to chose between food and medical care.  (“Community Health and Nutrition in America”  Feeding America, 2015)  You also have a choice. Change in the offering plate every Sunday supports programs that Change Hunger.

Service as Worship & Race Against Hate, June 17th

Serving is a way of worshiping and on June 17th we will have a special service that combines the two. At 9:30 a.m. in Logan Hall we will gather for a brief worship service and then there will be an opportunity to participate in various service projects. Everyone is urged to attend. Members also are…

ASP Departure, June 16th

The 143 youth and adult volunteers will be leaving from Northminster at 8 a.m. on June 16th. Everyone is invited to come to pray with them and to send them off to make homes warmer, safer and drier for families in Kentucky. They will return on June 23rd and we will have the special “Welcome…

Registration Closes June 15th for Northminster’s Family Retreat, October 12th to 14th

Family and Children’s Ministries Director Merdith Rogowski is now taking reservations for Northminster’s Family Retreat this fall. Come join other families for two nights of family fun at Wesley Woods Retreat Center in Williams Bay, Wisconsin. There will e nature hikes, kids’ scavenger hunts, campfire songs and s’mores, pizza and game night , outdoor worship,…

CHANGE HUNGER

Among people who have faced food insecurity, 69% have had to chose between food and utilities.  (“Community Health and Nutrition in America”  Feeding America, 2015)  You also have a choice. Change in the offering plate on Sundays supports programs that Change Hunger.

Lemonade on the Lawn, June 10th

Don’t miss the first “Lemonade on the Lawn” gathering during Fellowship Time after the worship service on June 10th. The Fellowship Committee will be serving lemonade and cookies. In case of rain we’ll be in Logan Hall.

Appalachia Service Project (ASP) Sending Service, June 10th

Don’t miss the worship service on June 10th when we will be commissioning all the adult and youth volunteers who will be going on the 2018 ASP mission trip to Kentucky. This year we have more than 140 going to help make homes warmer, drier and safer for families in need. The group will leave…

Second Saturday, June 9th

“June is bustin’ out all over, all over the meadow and the hill” — especially here on the North Shore. Come celebrate the coming of summer on June’s Second Saturday at Penera in Wilmette. We’ll be in the “back room” starting at 9 a.m. All Northminster women and friends are invited to join us for…

Chopin School Orchestra Plays at Fellowship Time, June 3rd

After the worship service on June 3rd, we will be treated with a concert by the Chopin School Orchestra during Fellowship Time in Logan Hall. This school is one that is helped by our Mission & Social Justice Committee and these concerts are their way of saying “thanks.”