One Great Hour of Sharing, Easter Offering

This Sunday you can participate in the One Great Hour of Sharing special offering. Envelopes will be in most bulletins and in the pew racks as Northminster joins churches across the nation in this offering. Around the world, millions of people lack access to sustainable food sources, clean water, sanitation, education and opportunity. The three…

Your Change Hunger Thought for the Week

As you put away the snow scrapers and tidy up the inside of your cars, please collect all loose change found under the seats and floor mats, in the ash tray and glove box, or hiding in the corners of the trunk or way–back.  Put it all in the collection plate on Sunday to Change Hunger. All…

The Mission Basket for Toiletries is Back in the Narthex

Use the Mission Basket to donate all of those small toiletries you may have received on your winter get-aways or recent business trips. We are collecting soap, shampoo, conditioner and similar toiletry finds. Socks can also be dropped off for the homeless–preferably white tube socks. The Mission Committee will donate them to The Night Ministry,…

Call for Sunday Morning Greeters

Have you ever thought about being a Greeter on Sunday Morning, but didn’t know how to sign up? Its easy — just click on this link  and choose one (or two) of the available Sundays during he next few months. It’s a fun way to participate in the life of Northminster and you get to greet friends…

Bill’s Pills — Amber Bottles Still in Demand

The empty pill bottle project is ongoing as Northminster is now working with a new mission partner called Matthew 25: Ministries, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Bill’s Pills baskets for your amber bill bottles (without labels) will be in the narthex and church office. The mission of Matthew 25: Ministries is to fulfill Matthew 25:34-40 by…

Help With Soup at Six

Since 1983, Soup at Six has provided dinner from the basement gym of the Hemenway United Methodist Church, 933 Chicago Avenue in Evanston. This soup kitchen feeds the hungry every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. Northminster is part of the group (originally six) that provides soup. If you (and perhaps your children/friends/spouse/teammates) would be willing to make…

Celebrating New Beginnings in Our Congregation

In our role of ministering to the spiritual and earthly needs of the congregation, Northminster’s Deacons would like to recognize and celebrate “new beginnings.” Let us know if you or a family member is undertaking any of these: welcoming a new baby (either as parents or grandparents), celebrating a marriage, starting a new job, retiring from…