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URGENT: The Night Ministry Delivery/Serving, Thursday, September 19th

A couple more volunteers are needed to join Pastor Michael and others as they head down to Chicago to deliver and serve Northminster’s meals to the homeless youth being served by The Night Ministry. We will be leaving he church at 7:45 p.m. and will return by 10. If you can help this week, please…

Be a Part of An Evening With Friends: Casseroles for a Crowd, October 12th

Save the Date! The Fellowship Committee is hosting NPC’s popular, biennial “Casseroles for a Crowd” event on Saturday, October 12th. This is a progressive dinner type of an evening, where all of our guests meet at one home for appetizers and drinks, then we split into smaller groups to have a casserole dinner at different…

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…

Men’s Fellowship Breakfast, Next Gathering is September 26th

The next gathering of the Men’s Fellowship Breakfast will take place at 6:30 a.m. on September 26th. We typically meet 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….

Your Change Hunger Thought for the Week

Trusting in Jesus’ promise that “for God all things are possible” (Mark 10:27), we rededicate ourselves to efforts to end hunger. Give now to CHANGE HUNGER! All proceeds go to local and wider hunger initiatives.  

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…