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Mom’s Morning Out Begins Fall Session, September 5th

Mom’s Morning Out (MMO) is Northminster’s drop-off program for children age 18 months to three years. Parents leave their children for two and a half hours in the church nursery where they are watched by loving and capable caregivers. The program is offered on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Parents choose…

CHANGE HUNGER

“Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed.”  — Dwight D. Eisenhower.  Keep the coins rolling.

Blessing of Backpacks, August 27th

On the last Sunday in August, as many schools begin, we are joining a growing number of churches with a formal and fun blessing of the backpacks, during “A Time with the Children” in the worship service. All students from nursery school through college (teachers too!) are invited to bring their backpacks to church for this…

Northminster Youth/Canoeing August 26th & Other Events

Upcoming events for Northminster’s junior and senior highers include: All-Youth Canoeing, Saturday, August 26th – Meet at Northminster at 9 a.m. to go to the Skokie Lagoons for canoeing; then get lunch and head back to church by 1:00 p.m. Sr. High Monthly Meet-Up, Sunday, September 3rd — 7 p.m. with location to be announced…

Northminster Nursery School Park Play Date, August 26th

Fun, Fun, Fun!  Northminster  Nursery School is busy preparing for another fun year! We begin the year with a Park Play Date. Come to Bent Park (Central Street and Cowper Avenue) on August 26th from 9 to 11 a.m. and get to know classmates and other parents. If you can’t make it to the play date,…

CHANGE HUNGER

“Do your little bit of good where you are.  It’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.”  — Desmond Tutu.   Offer your coins to change local hunger.

Fair Trade Coffee Sale, Sunday, August 20th

Don’t forget that Northminster’s Fair Trade Coffee Sale is on the third Sunday of each month during Fellowship Time after the worship service in Logan Hall. If you would like to assist in this wonderful monthly mission program of Northminster, where we help support many folks around the world by purchasing sustainable, fair-wage coffee, tea and chocolate, please…

Movie Day, August 15th: “The Secret Life of Pets”

Northminster families are invited to “Movie Day” to see “The Secret Life of Pets” at the Evanston Theatres on Maple Street at 10 a.m.  Admission is only $1 on Tuesday mornings for these children’s films. Come see the story of how the quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in…

Lemonade on the Lawn, August 13th

The Fellowship Committee is hosting lemonade on the lawn following the worship service on Sunday, August 13th. Please bring the whole family and enjoy freshly baked treats and cold lemonade!

Second Saturday, August 12th

It’s August — a month of meteor showers, an eclipse, and our Second Saturday Gathering on the 12th. All Northminster women and friends are invited to join us. We’ll be in the “back room” at Panera in Wilmette starting at 9 a.m. Come in to escape the “Dog Days of Summer” and enjoy the air…