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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 and Lenten Service, March 16th

Please join us for Northminster’s weekly ToGather dinner on Thursday, March 16th at 6:15 p.m. in Logan Hall. The Stewardship Committee is hosting and serving pasta with a St. Patrick’s Day wrinkle.  Please join us for an evening of good food and friendly fellowship. Afterward, we will meet in the Guild Room at 7:00 p.m….

Fair Trade Coffee Sale, March 19th, Helpers Needed

Don’t forget that Northminster’s Fair Trade Coffee Sale is the third Sunday of every month during coffee hour in Logan Hall. If you would like to assist in this wonderful monthly mission program of Northminster, where we help support many folks around the world by purchasing sustainable, fair-wage coffee, tea and chocolate, please see Diane Rosewall at the…

2nd Act Players Presents One-Act Play Series This Month

The 2nd Act Players are back performing in Logan Hall this March with a One-Act Play Festival, staging two new one-act plays on Friday and Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons from March 11th through the 26th. Northminster members receive a 10% discount on ticket purchases by using the discount code NPC when buying online or simply…

Opportunity to Help: Become a Silent Samaritan

A Silent Samaritan is someone who supports mental health counseling for women in need by donating a $100 or more to the Samaritan Counseling Center.  The SCC uses the donations to provide subsidized counseling for women struggling with emotional issues. There is a thank-you event for Silent Samaritans at Bernie’s Book Bank in Lake Bluff…

ToGather, February 23rd 

Tomorrow evening for ToGather, the Building & Grounds Committee is serving chicken parmesan, vegetable lasagna, salad, garlic bread, and sweet treats. Join us in Logan Hall at 6:15 p.m. for a good time and a tasty meal.

After ToGather, Come to the Adult Education Discussion Session

After ToGather tomorrow night, Pastor Jessica Gregory is leading another discussion in the series, “Lessons Learned from Great Women of the Church.” This week, she introduces us to the wisdom of Hildegard of Bingen, a German Benedictine abbess who was considered to be the founder of scientific natural history in Germany.

Registration for May Women’s Retreat Continues This Sunday!

The 2017 Spring Women’s Retreat is May 6th and 7th at the Loyola Ecology and Retreat Center in Woodstock. Registration begins Sunday and continues for the next several Sundays. 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…

ASP Pancake Breakfast, This Sunday!

Start your day right with ASP’s Pancake Breakfast! The ASP youth volunteers are serving up pancakes in Logan Hall on Sunday! Please come and enjoy our first fundraiser for the Northminster ASP service trip to Kentucky. Northminster supports this annual summer mission trip to Appalachia to make families’ homes warmer, safer, and drier, and to transform lives in the process. With over…

Old Men’s Jazz Band Plays Big Band Jazz Sunday Night!

Everyone is invited to join Hortie Kellogg and the Old Men’s Jazz Band (OMJB) for the annual Jazz Party this Sunday. The fun begins at 4:30 p.m. and continues until 7:30 p.m. at Monastero’s Ristorante, 3935 West Devon Avenue in Chicago (just east of Crawford). The cost is $35 per person. A buffet Italian dinner is being served from…

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