Is God Calling You to Be an Elder or Deacon?

As we grow closer to our Congregational meeting to elect new officers for 2020, 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…

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…

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…

The Mission Basket for Toiletries is in the Narthex

Use the Mission Basket to donate all of those small toiletries you may have collected while traveling this year. 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, Sarah’s Circle, and the…

Hosts Needed to Provide Goodies During Fellowship Hour

A 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.  Most of the Fall is spoken for, but more hosts are still needed. The suggested amounts are posted as well.  Please sign up as soon as possible so that…

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…