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Second Saturday, November 11th

Cold winds may blow and the rain may fall but it’s always warm and cozy at Panera in Wilmette when we meet on Second Saturdays. All Northminster women and friends are invited to join us for friendly fellowship starting at 9 a.m. in the “back room.” Hope to see you there!

Northminster Nursery School Spaghetti Dinner FUNdraiser, November 10th

Northminster Nursery School’s annual Spaghetti Dinner FUNdraiser is held on Friday evening, November 10th.  Logan Hall is transformed from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. into Northminster’s very own Italian Restaurant complete with a Bubble Show by Ben. Families are invited to preregister using the Eventbrite site at this link. The cost is $40 per family.    

Sanctuary Movement Conversation & Rally, November 12th

For many years, the Sanctuary Movement largely involved faith communities providing safe harbor for refugees or immigrants who it was felt were unfairly facing deportation. Today, communities of faith in Evanston are being asked to take a broader look at Sanctuary, particularly in light of recent developments. On Sunday, November 12th at 11:10 a.m. in…

Emergency Shelter Training Meeting at Northminster, November 7th

Northminster is hosting a training session on November 7th at 7 p.m. in the Guild Room for anyone interested in volunteering to help Interfaith Action of Evanston with this important mission. Volunteers are needed to staff an emergency shelter between November 26th and March 31st.  The shelter will only operate when the temperature is 15…

ToGather, November 9th

The Fellowship Committee is serving pulled pork sandwiches, mac and cheese, salads, cornbread, and dessert at ToGather on November 9th. Bring the whole family, friends, and neighbors for an evening for friendly fellowship and fabulous food! And don’t forget to come to the Guild Room afterward for Pastor Michael Kirby’s “Final Thoughts” in his series…

All-Youth Outing: North Branch Restoration Project, November 4th

Volunteers are being sought for this Saturday’s all-youth North Branch Restoration Project service outing. For the first time, Northminster youth and leaders will be joined by youth and leaders from Glencoe Union Church. This is a great chance to forge connections with a neighboring church community, introducing them to an impactful eco-service opportunity right here…

Northminster Mission Fair November 5th

Organizations represented at The Great Northminster Mission Fair, November 5th: ABCs of Sex Education Appalachian Service Project Association House Bernie’s Book Bank Bill’s Pills Build Congo Schools (First Pres) Change Hunger Chicago Religious Leadership Network Church World Service Crop Walk Ember Kenya Project Fair Trade Coffee Project Family Promise Friday Bag Lunches (NPC @ IAE)…

Boy Scouts Greenery Sale Continues November 5th

Northminster’s Boy Scout Troop continues to sell holiday greens during Fellowship Time in Logan Hall this Sunday, November 5th but this is the last Sunday they will be at Northminster. Look for the Scouts and come to their table to order your greens. Delivery of the greens is during Fellowship Time on December 3rd and 10th. It’s never…

CHANGE HUNGER

Surely you haven’t forgotten Thanksgiving is coming on November 23rd!  Don’t forget to CHANGE HUNGER for some family who will need some food (probably not your idea of a feast!). Drop your loose change in the offertory today to make their Thanksgiving as bountiful as possible!