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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.

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…

Old Men’s Jazz Band Open Rehearsal, January 14th

Everyone is welcome to come to Logan Hall at 8 p.m. on January 14th to enjoy the music of the Old Men’s Jazz Band.  In fact, every time this group practices, it’s an open rehearsal.  If you have questions, email Hortie Kellogg.

CHANGE HUNGER

As the cold weather settles in, many of us feed the birds in our yards. Let’s remember to feed our neighbors in want, also. Please contribute your loose change to the offering plate every Sunday to Change Hunger. All proceeds go to local hunger initiatives.  

Second Friday Lunches, January 11th

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,January 11th.  (Diane Rosewall’s daughter, Ann, is the pastor at the Congregational Church.)  We begin making…

The Night Ministry, January 10th

If you want to help with The Night Ministry, we are making the meals in the kitchen at 12:30 p.m. on January 10th. Or, if you’d like to be part of the delivery/serving team, come to Northminster at 7:30 p.m. that evening (after ToGather) when we are heading down to Chicago with our meals to…

ToGather and De-Greening of the Church, January 10th

Fellowship will be hosting ToGather on January 10th. The menu is an “Indoor Picnic” with hamburgers, mac and cheese, jello, salads and desserts. Dinner is at 6:15 p.m. in Logan Hall and cost is $5 per person. Afterward, everyone is urged to stay for the “De-Greening of the Church” when we will be taking down the…