Opportunities in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

03/31/2020 As we deal with these unprecedented times many of you are wondering what you can do to help those less fortunate. Northminster’s Mission and Social Justice Committee is channeling designated mission reserve funds approved by the Session into emergency needs connected with feeding and caring for Evanston’s homeless population, who are now being temporarily…

Family Promise Program NPC hosting week, March 8 – 15

During this week we will be hosting Family Promise families here at Northminster! Many thanks to the dozens of volunteers that have committed to serving throughout the week, making our guests’ stay here as comfortable and hospitable as possible. Thank you for your continued support of this important program. If you are interested in learning…

The Night Ministry Delivery/Serving, February 27th

The Night Ministry has been serving meals on the streets of  Chicago to homeless youth and other at risk populations for many years. Northminster joins in this ministry 6 times a year. One team prepares sandwiches and treat bags and acquires drinks and chips. That team typically meets mid-day on the serving day. That night,…

ASP’s Pancake Breakfast, February 9th

The ASP youth volunteers will once again be serving up pancakes in Logan Hall on February 9th! Please come and enjoy our first fundraiser for the NPC ASP service trip to Kentucky led by Al Williams. Northminster supports this annual summer mission trip to Appalachia to make families’ homes warmer, safer, drier, and transform lives…

Walk for Warmth – Interfaith Action of Evanston

Interfaith Action of Evanston is raising funds to provide warm and safe places to sleep during this winter for those who need. You and your family can help participating in a walk on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 20th. It will be 2 miles walk along the route of 6 faith communities that host…

Volunteer at the Interfaith Action Shelter This Winter!

Our siblings in Christ at First Presbyterian Church are hosting the Interfaith Action of Evanston’s Emergency Shelter from December 29th to January 19th. The Emergency Shelter is now open every night during the heart of winter, regardless of the temperature. One of the opportunities we have at Northminster, as a church that doesn’t physically host…

Christmas Joy Offering, December 22nd, 24th & 29th

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…

Save the Date! CROP Hunger Walk is October 20th

The 2019 Northshore CROP Hunger Walk will be October 20 at 1:30 p.m at Grace Lutheran Church, 1430 South Blvd., Evanston.  This year celebrates the 50th Anniversary of CROP Walk.  As you know, hunger remains a serious issue in our community and in the world.  Church World Service provides food, emergency aid and sustainable projects…

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…