Northminster Marches in the Chicago Pride Parade on June 30th!

Don’t forget that Sunday, June 30th, is Pride Sunday, the day for the Chicago Pride Parade. Everyone who wants to participate is encouraged to come and to wear your Northminster t-shirts or something bright and cheerful! If you are planning to take public transportation (which is suggested since parking will be impossible) go to the Purple…

June Session Meeting Moved to June 26th

With Pastor Michael and others away on the ASP trip, the June Session Meeting has been moved to Wednesday, June 26th. If any member of session wishes to call into the meeting, please let Pastor Michael know by June 24th so that a conference call can be created. As always, Session meetings–except for any executive…

Fair Trade Sale, May 23rd (Note Special Date)

Northminster’s monthly Fair Trade Sale will be May 23rd in stead of the 16th because of Service as Worship Sunday. Pick up your favorite coffee, tea, or chocolate during Coffee Hour on the 23rd. If you would like to assist in this wonderful monthly mission program of Northminster, where we help support many folks around the…

Hosts Needed to Provide Goodies During Fellowship Hour

A new sign-up sheet has been posted on the bulletin board outside the kitchen in Logan Hall for members and friends to volunteer to host Coffee Hour.  The suggested amounts are posted as well.  Please sign up as soon as possible so that we can keep this wonderful Northminster tradition alive and well! Thanks!

Second Friday Lunches, June 14th

Every second Friday, Northminster buys, prepares, and serves a bag lunch to those who are homeless, needy, or just need a meal.  Volunteers are invited to join us at Church House (1417 Hinman) at First Congregational’s Church House on Friday, June 14th.  (Diane Rosewall’s daughter, Ann, is the pastor at the Congregational Church.)  We begin…

Men’s Fellowship Breakfast, June 13th

The Men’s Fellowship Breakfast meets at 6:30 a.m. on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays each month, at Prairie Joe’s Cafe, located on Central Street at Prairie Avenue, conveniently located near the train station for those who need to get downtown. The conversation often revolves around the preaching text for the coming Sunday (downloadable in the…

Service as Worship & Race Against Hate, June 16th

Serving is a way of worshiping this Sunday as we will have a special service that combines the two. At 9:30 a.m. in Logan Hall we will gather for this family-friendly  worship service and opportunity to participate in hands-on service.  After Pastor Jessica leads us in worship, where we’ll think about what it means to…

ASP Welcome Home Service, June 23rd

June 23rd will be the “Welcome Home” worship service for the adult and youth participants of the 2019 Appalachian Service Project (ASP) mission trip to Kentucky from June 15th through 22nd. A new band of ASP and Northminster affiliated folk will provide special music to celebrate the hard work and life-changing encounters of this year’s …