Is God Calling You to Be an Elder or Deacon?

As we grow closer to our Congregational meeting to elect new officers for 2019, the pastoral staff and Nominating Committee ask you to prayerfully consider if God is calling you into service in the ministry, mission and compassionate care programs of the church. Ruling Elders serve on the Session, overseeing the committees and all of…

New Member’s Class Continues this Sunday

The final Fall 2018 New Members’ class will be held this Sunday from 11am-12pm in the library.  While these classes are not required for membership, they are highly encouraged.  If you missed the first session, you can still join in the conversation. These classes are designed to help you get to know the other new…

Rev. Autum Lum Starts as Interim Youth Coordinator, September 1st

We are thrilled to have Rev. Autum Lum join Northminster as the Interim Youth Coordinator, beginning September 1st. Autum will coordinate the Junior and Senior High Sunday School programs, working closely with teachers and the Youth Committee. She will oversee the teaching schedules and will lead and support the program leaders. An ordained minister in the…

Opportunity to Order Bob Chesnut’s Book

Some Northminster members were unable to buy Bob Chesnut’s book, Meeting Jesus the Christ Again: A Conservative Progressive Faith, because his supply was exhausted before the queue ended November 26th when he was here for the adult education class.  Bob has sent a further supply of his book to John Morrison for sale to those members and…

“Blue Over You” Ticket Sales Continue December 17th

“Blue Over You” is the production from Spot On Company that is performing weekends in Logan Hall from January 5th through 28th. It is directed by Northminster’s own Sarah Whitney, written by Daniel Noonan, and stars Chicago theater favorite Michael Joseph Mitchell. Reduced rate tickets for $20 are available to Northminster members during Fellowship Time on December…

Mitten Tree Deadline, December 22nd

Please join Northminster Nursery School (NNS) in its annual drive to keep kids warm. The NNS Mitten Tree is in the narthex of the St. Andrew Chapel. During December your children can share gifts of warmth with children in need by decorating the tree with mittens, hats, gloves, scarves, etc.  These gifts will provide warmth…

Spots in Mom’s Morning Out Winter Session Available

The focus of Mom’s Morning Out (MMO) is to create a fun and nurturing environment to help children aged 18 months to three years feel secure and happy while away from home and to develop their social skills. Children also have the opportunity to participate in crafts from time to time. The program is conducted by…

2nd Act Players Presents “Moving Boxes” November 17-19

The 2nd Act Players are premiering a new two-act play, “Moving Boxes,” in Logan Hall starting November 4th and running through November 19th. The play revolves around an estranged mother and adult son trying to re-establish a relationship as the mother’s life draws to a close. It also looks at how a granddaughter comes to know her…

More Acolyte Training Available

Recently, we had a training session for Northminster children who want to be acolytes. Although five youngsters came to the training, there is always room for more. So, if you missed the training, it’s not too late. Ami Bauman is holding another session for any children from first through fifth grade who would like to…