Fair Trade Sale, December 16th

Don’t forget that Northminster’s Fair Trade Sale is on the third Sunday of each month during Fellowship Time after the worship service. This month that’s December 16th. Don’t miss your chance to buy a selection of coffee, tea and chocolates. They make perfect Christmas gifts! We’ll be in Logan Hall at 10:45 a.m. If you would…

Christmas Joy Offering, December 23rd, 24th & 30th

Each year during the Advent and Christmas season, we turn our eyes to Bethlehem and celebrate the wondrous gift of Jesus Christ, our Savior. By giving to the Christmas Joy Offering, you join with Presbyterians across the country to honor this gift by providing assistance to current and retired church workers in their time of need…

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…

Help the Homeless by Donating Travel Toiletries

Your vacation or business trip can help the homeless if you donate extra toiletries to the baskets in the narthex. The Mission Committee will donate them to The Night Ministry, Sarah’s Circle, Curt’s Cafe or the Evanston Shelter. Questions? Call Carolyn Golmon at 847-338-0915. Thank you for sharing with those in need.

Second Friday Lunches, December 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 Church on Friday, December 14th.  (Diane Rosewall’s daughter, Ann, is the pastor at the Congregational Church.)  We begin…

The Night Ministry Christmas Stocking Drive Last Day, December 9th

Please consider making this Christmas season a little brighter for those at The Night Ministry by joining us in a long-standing Northminster tradition — assembling Christmas stockings containing hygiene kits, treats, and other basic necessities. Look for The Night Ministry Christmas Stocking table during Fellowship Time on December 9th. A complete stocking kit is $20.  Come see…

Family Promise Thank You!

A heartfelt thank you to the many folks who volunteered for Family Promise this month! We are so grateful for our faithful volunteers, who serve with kindness, grace, and generosity year after year. This hosting week we are blessed to have a number of wonderful new volunteers who jumped right into the action. ALL of…