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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…

Second Saturday, January 12th

Cold winds may blow o’er the icy lake but there’s warm friendship, hot tea and coffee, and even toasty treats to enjoy at the upcoming Second Saturday get-together on January 12th at Panera in Wilmette. All Northminster women and friends are invited to join us for friendly fellowship and lively conversation starting at 9 a.m….

Men’s Fellowship Breakfast, January 10th

The Men’s Fellowship Breakfast (formerly and sometimes still known as the Men’s Bible Study Breakfast) meets at 6:30 a.m. on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays each month, at Prairie Joe’s Cafe, Central Street and Prairie Avenue, conveniently located near the train station for those who need to get downtown. The conversation sometimes revolves around the…

Confirmation Class Break until January 13th; Schedule Worship Visits during Break

The Confirmation Class is on break until January 13th but during this time, confirmands and their mentors are asked to attend one of the following worship services: Reformed Jewish at Beth Emet (1224 Dempster): Friday, January 4th or 11th, at 6:30 p.m. Roman Catholic at Our Lady of Perpetual Help (1775 Grove): Saturday, January 5th,…

Hole-y Sunday for Junior High, January 6th

All junior high students are urged to come to church for Hole-y Sunday on January 6th. We will meet in the balcony for the worship service at 9:30 a.m. There will be donut holes and the “Word of the Day” challenge. Hope to see everyone there!

Senior High Breakfast of Champions, January 6th

All senior highers are invited to come to get fueled up for finals with a free breakfast at Prairie Joe’s Cafe. We’ll meet at the church at 9:30 a.m. on January 6th and then carpool to breakfast together. For more information email Interim Director of Youth Ministries Autum Lum.

Northminster Nursery School’s Mitten Tree, through December 30th

Thanks to everyone who already has contributed to the Northminster Nursery School’s Mitten Tree. It stands in the St. Andrew Chapel narthex through December 30th. So, if you want to donate some mittens, scarves, hats or socks, there is still time to hang them on the tree. All items collected will be donated to the…