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Deacon’s Backpack Project — You Can Help!

It’s Backpack Time! The Deacons will be collecting donations in Logan Hall every Sunday throughout the month of July and the first week in August.  Backpack delivery to Family Focus will be made the week of August 12. This year the Deacons have set a goal of providing 40 filled backpacks to Evanston students with…

Men’s Fellowship Breakfast, July 11th

The Men’s Fellowship Breakfast meets at 6:30 a.m. on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays each month, at Prairie Joe’s Cafe, located on Central Street at Prairie Avenue, conveniently located near the train station for those who need to get downtown. The conversation often revolves around the preaching text for the coming Sunday (downloadable in the…

Ice Cream Social, July 14th

Fellowship will be hosting our annual Ice Cream Social on Sunday, July 14th directly following worship on the church lawn.  Please bring the whole family to enjoy Hartigan’s ice cream with all the toppings and other treats!

Fair Trade Sale, July 21st

Northminster’s monthly Fair Trade Sale this month will be on July 21st. Pick up your favorite coffee, tea, or chocolate during Coffee Hour that morning. 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 sustainable, fair-wage-paid coffee, tea, and chocolate,…

Your Change Hunger Thought for the Week

As we start to enjoy the harvest of the Midwest earth, let’s remember that not all share freely in the bounty. Please contribute your loose change to Change Hunger. All proceeds go to local hunger initiatives. How much change do you have around the house? Bring it in and CHANGE HUNGER!

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,…

ToGather, February 7th

Everyone is invited to ToGather on February 7th when the Membership Committee will be serving a delicious dinner featuring Sloppy Joe’s and “Lentil Joe’s” as a vegetarian option with Hash Brown Casserole, fruits and salads and a variety of dessert options. Dinner starts at 6:15 p.m.! Join us, Please! The suggested donation is $5 per…

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…

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