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Thursday Evening Advent Services Begin December 6th

Again this year, the Worship, Music and the Arts Committee has planned the week-night services for Advent. The theme this year is “For Unto Us Is Born a Child.”  The services will be held after ToGather at 7 p.m. on Thursday evenings. December 6th and 13th will be in the Guild Room and December 20th…

Adult Christmas Party, December 8th

The annual Christmas Party for adult members of Northminster will be held on Saturday, December 8th, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Gabe and Judson Brooks, 2856 Sheridan Place, Evanston.  The Fellowship Committee is providing appetizers, the main course (ham), rolls and drinks.  Northminster members are asked to bring a side dish, salad…

Call for Sunday Morning Greeters

Have you ever thought about being a Greeter on Sunday Morning, but didn’t know how to sign up? Its easy — just click on this link  and choose one (or two) of the available Sundays during he next few months. It’s a fun way to participate in the life of Northminster and you get to greet friends…

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…

ToGather, November 15th

The Deacons are hosting ToGather on Thursday, November 15th. Join us in Logan Hall at 6:15 p.m. for a Mediterranean meal from Pita Inn featuring chicken shawrma, falafel, hummus, and tabouleh. There will be other salads and delicious desserts, too. Come for this tasty dinner of flavorful food and enjoy friendly fellowship as well!  Cost…

Post ToGather Activity, November 15th

After ToGather on Thursday, November 15th, come up to the Guild Room to help make more Chrismons for our Advent and Christmas decorations. Everyone is welcome. There are many different things to do so, come join the group!

Paul Vander Weele Concert of Chichester Psalms, November 11th in Glencoe

Chichester Psalms, a pivotal work by Leonard Bernstein, will be presented in concert at 3 p.m., Sunday, November 11th, at North Shore Congregation Israel, 1185 Sheridan Road, in Glencoe.  Northminster’s talented organist, Paul Vander Weele, will accompany the Kol Zimrah Community Choir. Cantor  Pavel Roytman, will direct.  Concert is free and open to the public.