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…

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…

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,…

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…