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Mark Your Calendars! The Pentecost Offering Season Is Upon Us 

The Pentecost Offering is one of four special offerings of the Presbyterian Church (USA) geared specifically to support programs for youth and young adults. Per a recent announcement by the Mission and Social Justice Committee, 40 cents out of every dollar raised for the Pentecost Offering from Northminster this year goes to Curt’s Café and…

Nominations for Northminster Elders and Deacons

It is that time of year again! The Nominating Committee is seeking members of Northminster’s congregation who are willing to nominate themselves or others for the leadership roles of Deacon and Elder. Please write your thoughtful responses on the forms found in the pew racks and on the table in the narthex and leave them…

Family Promise Needs Website Help!  

  The Family Promise Chicago North Shore website is woefully out of date. Is there anyone at Northminster who is willing to give us some advice so that we can better get the word out about this wonderful organization? Please email Kelly Brest van Kempen or call her at 224-639-3636.

Samaritan Center Offers Spring Special on Couples Counseling

Rev. Erin Sharp, a highly skilled marriage and family therapist who specializes in couples counseling, is offering three unique opportunities for couples this spring. She is with the Samaritan Counseling Center and works with Northminster’s Parish Associate Ann Ohlrogge Johnson. For more information about the three “Love Is in the Air” spring opportunities for couples,…

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 by…

Help the Homeless

Your travels can help the homeless. How? Do you have small hotel/motel shampoo or conditioner bottles in your suitcase? Please let your extra cosmetics, etc. help those in need. Put your donations in the bins labeled “Sarah’s Circle” just outside the elevator on the lower level. For a list of needed items, click here.

Change Hunger: What Happens to Your Loose Change?

Thank you for putting your change in the offering plate every Sunday. One of the four recipients of Change Hunger funds is the Presbytery of Chicago’s End Hunger and Homelessness Mission Team. Their efforts include advocacy for the hungry and homeless, especially in the area of public policy, as well as direct food and shelter…

ToGather, April 27th

The Personnel Committee is hosting dinner at ToGather this week at 6:15 p.m. in Logan Hall.  The menu is pasta, green salad, fruit salad, bread, and dessert. Please join us for good food and fellowship. There is no Post-ToGather conversation this week. Pastor Michael begins again on Thursday, May 4th. Choir practice is at 7 p.m….

Nominations for Northminster Elders and Deacons

It is that time of year again! The Nominating Committee is seeking members of Northminster’s congregation who are willing to nominate themselves or others for the leadership roles of Deacon and Elder. Please write your thoughtful responses on the forms found in the pew racks and on the table in the narthex and leave them…

Northminster Directories Are Here!

Be sure to pick up your copy of the 2017 Northminster Church Director in the church office.  They also will be available in Logan Hall during ToGather on March 30th and on the table in the Narthex this Sunday, April 2nd.  If you spot any errors or omissions, please email Sharyn Wilson Woods in the…

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