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Farewell to Northminster’s Faithful Financial Secretary

After nearly 20 years with Northminster, Mike Jin, Northminster’s Financial Secretary, is moving to New York, where his daughter lives.  Please remember Mike and his family in your prayers as they deal with a family member overseas who is in failing health, and as they assist in the care of their daughter in New York…

One Church, One Book Discussion Concludes April 2nd

All groups are meeting in the Guild Room at 11:10 a.m. on Sunday, April 2nd, for a wrap-up discussion about the book, “Waking up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race” by Debby Irving.  There also will be a discussion about how to continue with Northminster’s conversation regarding race.

Time to Order Easter Lilies

Easter Sunday is coming soon and we have started to take orders for Easter lilies. Order forms inserts will be in the bulletin this Sunday, April 2nd. Cost is again $16 and the absolute deadline for orders is Monday, April 3rd. Please consider purchasing one of these lovely plants so Northminster’s sanctuary will be beautifully…

Northminster Youth at a Glance

Junior High A number of our students braved the rain this past Saturday to serve our non-human neighbors in the Harms Flatwoods with the North Branch Restoration Project, removing invasive Buckthorn. On Sunday we were busy making soup for our human neighbors in need. This coming Sunday we pick up our story in Luke, and…

Northminster Youth at a Glance

Junior High In Sunday School this past Sunday, April 2nd, we fast forwarded a week to look at Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem. We also shared riddles, and did a little coloring. This coming Sunday, April 9th, as we embark on Holy Week, we are considering how this strange king, who rode into town on…

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…

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