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Friday Lunches Thank You for February 10th

The Second Friday Lunches Team served 68 men and women on Friday, February10th.  The yummy and nutritious meal was greatly appreciated.   Welcome to our new team members who pitched in immediately.  Carol and Bob Lounsbury, along with Ellie Peterson, joined in the sandwich making (with Bob Bailey and Sylvia Holdampf) on Thursday afternoon, February…

Call for Volunteers to Usher

We need more ushers to fill out Northminster’s roster of volunteers to usher on Sunday mornings.  The position is easy, takes little time and is very rewarding. Please email Ryan Gregory for more information.  

Call for Coffee Hosts during Sunday Morning Fellowship Time

Please consider hosting for Northminster’s Sunday morning coffee hour. The sign-up sheet is in Logan Hall near the entrance to the kitchen. Grab another family and host together if you prefer. We need hosts every Sunday starting March 12th and going through the end of the year. Coffee hour will be very sad without goodies!

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…

Socks! Socks! Socks! 

It’s winter, it’s cold, and homeless people have said in surveys that one of the things they appreciate most is clean socks to help keep their feet warm. So, please take some time to put some new pairs of socks in the basket in the narthex. They’ll be delivered to Interfaith Action.  Many thanks!

Charitable Contribution Forms Available for SHARE Program

Thank you to everyone who contributed games, art supplies, sports equipment, school supplies and other items to the SHARE program which benefited the children at Chopin School and Avondale-Logandale School.  Charitable contribution forms for tax purposes will be available on the table in the narthex this Sunday, January 22nd.

Help the Homeless

Your holiday travels can help the Homeless. How? Do you have small hotel/motel items 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. Following is a list of travel-sized items urgently needed by homeless women,…

Save the Date for the Upcoming Women’s Retreat in May

Save the date for the 2017 Spring Women’s Retreat: May 6th and 7th at Loyola Ecology and Retreat Center in Woodstock. Keynote Speaker: Rev. Dr. Christine Vogel, former Northminster member and current staff member at Claret Center in Hyde Park, a holistic practice that addresses issues of body, mind and spirit. More information coming soon!  If…

Women’s Retreat This Summer in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

July 30th through August 3rd a small group of NPC women are gathering at Paul and Pam Rolfes’ home in Steamboat Springs for a time of spiritual reflection, renewal, and fellowship. This year’s theme is the Power of Gratitude. Small group conversation, Bible study and worship will be led by Pastor Jessica Gregory. If you…

Northminster Youth at a Glance

This past Friday, February 3rd, the Junior Highers went to serve at Feed My Starving Children in Libertyville where they packaged hundreds of meals for children suffering from malnutrition and food insecurity in Liberia. In Sunday School on February 5th, our conversation ranged from birds, to cheese, to Jesus’ compassion for the widow at Nain who…

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