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Evanston 2nd Act Players’ fall play, “Old Ringers”

Four older women try phone sex, what could go wrong? You’ll find out at the Evanston 2nd Act Players’ fall play, “Old Ringers” a bawdy comedy about retirement, dwindling finances and phone sex. Shows are Nov. 2-17, Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 3 p.m. in Logan Hall. Congregation members can buy tickets for a 20%…

New members BBQ

On Sunday afternoon, recent new members and the membership committee gathered in the Manse backyard for a BBQ!  The rain stayed away and a good time was had by all. Grill masters Doug Meekhof and Greg Boyer cooked tasty hamburgers, hot dogs and smart dogs, and membership committee members brought salads, baked beans, desserts and…

World Communion Sunday, October 6th

October 6th is World Communion Sunday and the Presbyterian Church (USA) has a “Persistent Dream of Peace.” On that Sunday, the special offering for peacemaking and global witness supporting peace-building ministries of accompaniment, advocacy, and education will be received. Your donation will help more people experience the freedom and dignity that Christ wants to everyone:…

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…

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…

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…