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,…

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…

Fair Trade Sale, January 20th

Don’t forget that Northminster’s Fair Trade Coffee Sale is on the third Sunday of each month during Fellowship Time after the worship service in Logan Hall. This month it’s on January 20th. If you would like to assist in this wonderful monthly mission program of Northminster, where we help support many folks around the world by purchasing…

CHANGE HUNGER

More than 49 million Americans, some in Evanston, live in food insecure households.  Donate your change in the offering plate every Sunday to help those in our community have enough to eat.

CHANGE HUNGER

As the cold weather settles in, many of us feed the birds in our yards. Let’s remember to feed our neighbors in want, also. Please contribute your loose change to the offering plate every Sunday to Change Hunger. All proceeds go to local hunger initiatives.  

Second Friday Lunches, January 11th

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 Church on Friday,January 11th.  (Diane Rosewall’s daughter, Ann, is the pastor at the Congregational Church.)  We begin making…