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Northminster Youth at a Glance

Junior High This past Friday evening, June 2nd, a number of us gathered in the Guild Room over pizza and snacks for a little movie night. Due to some last minute technological difficulties, instead of “The Princess Bride,” we ended up watching “Bridge to Terabithia.” Good times were had by all! This past Sunday, June…

Lemonade on the Lawn, June 11th

The Fellowship Committee is hosting Lemonade on the Lawn (weather permitting) after the worship service on June 11th. Please join us as we kick off Northminster’s summer season with friendly fellowship and tasty treats!

Family Promise Families Depart June 11th

Northminster will say good-bye to the Family Promise guests that were hosted at the church since May 28th. We will miss these four families and their children. We wish them well and will continue to pray for them. We want to give heartfelt thanks in advance to our Northminster helpers who are doing set-up/take-down and…

Art Exhibit, “Walking in Unity,” Is Closing, June 11th

This is the final weekend! If you haven’t had a chance to see “Walking in Unity: Elements of the Passover Seder,” featuring works by artist Gabriella Boros in Northminster’s  new Tower Gallery, you will want to make time this weekend. The entrance is open to the public on Sunday, June 11th from 2 p.m. to 4…

Second Saturday, June 10th

May is gone and June is here. Wonderful this time of year. (Wiliam Paul) Don’t forget that that June 10th is the second Saturday of the month and that’s when all Northminster women and friends are invited to meet in the “Back Room” at Panera in Willmette for a morning of friendly fellowship and convivial…

Northminster Library Book Fair, June 11th

Here’s another chance to help to expand Northminster’s Lovelace Library. Out last Library Book Fair in May was such a success that we decided to do it again!  You may remember that the Library Committee is working to make exciting changes in the library, including a new and improved children’s section. You may have seen…

Sunday School Choirs and Youth Bells in Worship June 4th

The Youth Bells are playing “Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus” for the Introit on Pentecost Sunday, June 4th, and the Pre-school and Elementary School Choirs are singing “Jubilate Deo” by Michael Praetorius and “Praise Ye the Lord” (composer unknown) before “A Time with the Children.” Parents should bring the bell ringers to the sanctuary to practice…

Pentecost Offering, June 4th

This year’s Pentecost Offering supports ministries that shape Christian formation in the first third of life and inspire our young people to live lives of faith. Through the Presbyterian Church (USA), it helps children at risk, youth, and young adults. This year, 40% of Northminster’s contributions go to Curt’s Cafe and its essential programs to…

Memorial Day, May 29th

The office is closed. This federal holiday is set aside to remember the men and women who died while serving in our nation’s armed forces.

Pentecost Readers Needed

Pentecost is on June 4th, just 10 days away! If you’re comfortably proficient in another language and would like to take part in the Pentecost service this year, please email Kelly Brest van Kempen or call her at 224-639-3636. Merci! Gracias! Shukran!

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