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Bingo & Brunch at Presbyterian Homes, May 13th

A terrific time is in store as we gather for Bingo & Brunch at the Presbyterian Homes on Saturday, May 13th, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the James Room.  Organized by the Board of Deacons, this event is an inter-generational fellowship opportunity that is fun for everyone! The Deacons invite the young and the…

Northminster Youth at a Glance

Junior High In Sunday School this past Sunday, May 7th, we asked about the meaning of the word “evangelist,” and about who the disciples and apostles were, as we looked at the account of Philip and the Ethiopian court official in Acts. This coming Sunday, May 14th, is Mother’s Day Children’s Chapel. All Jr. Highers…

Sunday School Book Drive Ends May 14th

Please bring in an old, gently used book to benefit the Erie Family Health Canter’s “Reach Out and Read” program. This program is valuable in promoting reading by giving a free children’s book to all families that visit the center. Parents are encouraged to read the book to their children as many of these children do…

Northminster Library Book Fair, May 14th

Help to expand Northminster’s Lovelace Library. The Library Committee is working to make exciting changes in the library, including a new and improved children’s section. Already they have new children’s books ready to go on the shelves. To help fund the project, congregation members are invited to buy a book and dedicate it to a…

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  The Family Promise Chicago North Shore website is woefully out of date.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.

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.

Post-ToGather Conversation, May 4th

Next Thursday, Pastor Michael will lead a discussion on “Being an Upstander, Not a Bystander: Responding to Hate and Acts of Intimidation in Every Day Life.”

ToGather, May 4th

The Choir is hosting ToGather on Thursday, May 4th.  Please join us for a delicious meal and friendly fellowship in Logan Hall at 6:15 p.m.  Bring the whole family.  Everyone is welcome.

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