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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…

Ash Wednesday Service, March 1st at 7 p.m.

An Ash Wednesday Service is being held in the Sanctuary at 7 p.m. on Wednesday March 1st.  This service includes communion and the imposition of ashes.  All are invited to attend as we commence our Lenten journey of walking in the ways of Jesus.

One Church, One Book Discussion Continues March 5th

Northminster’s current book selection is “Waking up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race” by Debby Irving. It has been called a “personal and moving adventure and…a compelling invitation to learn.” We are reading the book and and continuing to meet in small groups for discussion on March 5th and 19th. Please come to the Guild…

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…

2nd Act Players Presents One-Act Play Series beginning March 11th

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 . One play, “Last Days of Wonder,” deals with a seriously ill mother and her two adult daughters coming…

Walking in His Ways…Lent, Holy Week and Easter 2017

Join us in the Season of Lent, Holy Week and Easter as we “Walk in His Ways” at Northminster: Wednesday, March 1: 7 a.m. – Early Ashes to Go, Davis Street Metra Station and 7 p.m. – Ash Wednesday Communion Service Sundays, March 5-April 6: 9:30 a.m. – Walking in His Ways Worship Thursdays, March…

Heifer in the Sanctuary! Heifer in the Sanctuary!

Relax! There are no cows wandering down the aisles…it’s just the Mission and Social Justice Committee (MSJ) doing something new and exciting! MSJ has long authorized contributions to organizations supported by Northminster, but this year the committee has decided to bring these organizations and their work closer to the congregation — even “into the sanctuary.” First…

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!

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

“There are people in the world so hungry that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.” — Mahatma Gandhi. Collect your coins and help to make the offering plates heavy.

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