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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…

2nd Act Players Concludes the One-Act Play Series This Weekend 

This is the last weekend that the 2nd Act Players are performing in Logan Hall with their One-Act Play Festival. They are staging two new one-act plays on Friday and Saturday evening and this Sunday afternoon, March 24, 25 and 26. Northminster members receive a 10% discount on ticket purchases by using the discount code NPC…

Lenten Labyryinth, Thursday, March 23rd, from 6 p.m.

This week, the Worship, Music & the Arts Committee offers a unique opportunity to reflect on our Lenten theme, “Walking in His Ways.”  Northminster’s own labyrinth will be open and available in the Guild Room from 6-8 p.m. this Thursday. Please come and experience the labyrinth while meditating on Christ’s journey to the cross and…

Sermon Talk-Back This Sunday, March 26th

Please join Pastor Michael Kirby after Fellowship Time for a discussion of his sermon, “Gates and Chasms.” We are meeting in the Guild Room at 11:10 a.m.  

ToGather, March 2nd

The Mission & Social Justice Committee is hosting ToGather tomorrow night, March 2nd, at 6:15 p.m. in Logan Hall.  Please join us for a delicious meal of soups, salads, breads, and desserts. Note:  We have finished with the Great Women in Church History discussions so there will be no “After ToGather” study tomorrow night, March 2nd….

Northminster Youth at a Glance

Junior High This past Sunday, March 19th, the Jr. Highers shared joys and concerns, and took a look together at Jesus’ parables from Luke 15 before jumping into a spirited game of Mafia. This coming Sunday, March 26th, we are looking at the parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus in Luke 16:19-31. Senior High…

Northminster Youth at a Glance

Junior High This past Sunday, March 5th, we read Jesus’ Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37). We talked about the costs and the dangers that are sometimes involved when we choose to help those in need. And we closed our time debating overpopulation. (It kind of made sense if you were there.) This coming…

ToGather, April 6th

The Membership Committee is serving dinner at ToGather this week at 6:15 p.m. in Logan Hall.  The menu is lasagna (meat and meatless), green salad, garlic bread, and dessert.  Please join us for a hearty meal and friendly fellowship. The Lenten Service follows dinner.

ToGather, March 23rd

The Building & Grounds Committee is hosting ToGather this week and serving Chicken Parmigiana, vegetable lasagna, salad, French bread, and goodies for dessert. Join us for a good time and great food. We’ll be in Logan Hall at 6:15 p.m.