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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…

Preschool Sunday School ONLY, December 30th

We will be taking a winter break for Sunday School for all grades, kindergarten through 5th grade plus junior highs and Senior Connect.  The preschool children will meet at 9:25 a.m. upstairs in the Red/Blue Room for a special time. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Christmas Eve Service of Lessons and Carols, December 24th at 9 p.m.

On Christmas Eve at 9 p.m. there will be a festive Service of Lessons and Carols.  This service has been one of the traditional ways Protestant churches have marked the celebration of the nativity for almost a century. Based on a service of lessons and carols first presented in December 1918, at King’s College in…

Family/Children’s Christmas Eve Service at 4 p.m. December 24th

The Christmas Eve Family service is a warm, inviting and inspiring way to celebrate Christmas with the whole family, and the children of Northminster play an important role in making this service special. Youth Bells and all Sunday School Choirs will perform and there is a silent nativity tableau as well. Children attending Sunday School are…