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Northminster Soloists and Chancel Choir Fundraising Concert, August 19th

“Love Is Love Is Love Is Love” is the theme of the upcoming concert featuring Northminster’s soloists and the Chancel Choir. The performance will be at 2 p.m. in the sanctuary on Sunday, August 19th, and proceeds will go to help Interfaith Action of Evanston do their important work. This recital showcases the many forms…

Fair Trade Sale (Coffee, Tea & Chocolate), August 19th

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. 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 coffee, tea, and chocolate,…

Lemonade on the Lawn, This Sunday, August 12th

The Fellowship Committee will be serving lemonade during Fellowship Time this Sunday, August 12th. After the worship service, come out to the Central Park Lawn for some delicious lemonade and friendly conversation with Northminster friends.

CHANGE HUNGER

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. Put it in the offering plate each Sunday. All proceeds go to local hunger initiatives.

Second Saturday, August 11th

August, come she must — with heat and humidity. But we will be cool and comfortable in the air-conditioning at Panera in Wilmette on Second Saturday, August 11th. All Northminster women and friends are invited to join us at 1199 Wilmette Avenue beginning at 9 a.m. Come for coffee, conversation and cool comfort. We will…

Claim Prizes for the Summer Reading Challenge for Children, August 12th

This is the last Sunday (August 12th) to collect reading prizes for Northminster’s Summer Reading Challenge (for kids in preschool through 5th grade). Come to the Library directly after worship to claim your prize (s) before enjoying lemonade on the lawn. Bring your Summer Reading Challenge sheets, which are available in the library or you…

Come Help with Second Friday Lunches, August 10th

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 the Church House (1417 Hinman ) at First Congregational Church on Friday, August 10th.  (Diane Rosewall’s daughter, Ann, is the pastor at the Congregational Church.)  We…

Deacons Reach Back Pack Goal!

Thanks to everyone who donated to the Deacons’ Back Pack project this year. After Fellowship Time on August 5th, the Deacons reported that they reached their goal and have some funds left over for a Christmas contribution to Family Focus! The Deacons will be filling the back packs at their meeting on August 20th and…

CHANGE HUNGER

Vacation season is here. But for some people, hunger never takes a vacation. Please put your loose change in the offering plate on Sundays to Change Hunger. All proceeds go to local hunger initiatives. Thank you.

Last “Official” Chrismons-Making Meeting, August 5th

Even if you haven’t come before, everyone is invited to come to the Guild Room on Sunday, August 5th, after Fellowship Time when we will continue to make Chrismons for the Advent Season at Northminster. There are different techniques for a variety of skill levels. There’s something for everyone, and even several kid-friendly patterns are…