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Second Saturday, July 14th

Oh my, oh my, the Fourth of July has passed us by! But it doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate July 14th.  Did you know it’s Gummi Worm Day?  I doubt we will be imbibing but we will be getting together.  All Northminster women and friends are invited to join us at Panera in Wilmette beginning…

Help with Second Friday Lunches, July 13th

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, July 13th.  (Diane Rosewall’s daughter, Ann, is the pastor at the Congregational Church.)  We begin…

All-Youth Kayak Outing to Skokie Lagoons, July 7th

Youth of all ages are invited to come along on our kayak adventure at the Skokie Lagoons! The lagoons are beautifully restored and maintained natural waterways in Winnetka, just south of the Chicago Botanic Garden. You never know what you’ll find around the next bend. Please RSVP to Youth Ministry Director Alex DeMarco if you plan…


We have just celebrated the 4th of July, the birthday of our country.  But many, especially the hungry among us, have been left behind–no hot dogs and potato salad for them.  The coins you put in the collection plate on Sunday DO make a difference.  They help to Change Hunger.

Call for Coffee Hour Hosts in July and August

The new Sunday morning Coffee Hour Host sign-up sheet has been posted for the next six months and we need volunteers. We still have openings for July 22nd and 29th, August 5th and 26th and all of September through the end of the year.  Please help! Sign up as individuals or with another family and…


Hunger does not take a vacation. Please remember to save up your coins for our hungry neighbors and put them in the offering plate every Sunday.

Bike to Church on July 1st & Decorate Bikes for the 4th of July

All children are invited to bike to church on Sunday, July 1st. After worship the fourth and fifth graders will be leading bike decorating on the Central Park Lawn for the kids to help them get ready to celebrate the 4th of July! For more information, email Director of Family & Children’s Ministries Meredith Rogowski.


Although we live in the world’s wealthiest nation, a reported 14.5 percent of U.S. households — nearly 49 million Americans — struggle to put food on the table. You can help CHANGE HUNGER by putting your loose change in the offering plate every Sunday.


Among people who have faced food insecurity, 67% have had to choose between food and transportation.  (“Community Health and Nutrition in America”  Feeding America, 2015)  You also have a choice. Change in the offering plate each Sunday supports programs that Change Hunger.

Spiritual Parenting Event at Curt’s Cafe, November 2nd

Please join us at Curt’s Cafe on Friday, November 2nd at 7 p.m. for a fun evening out with other Northminster parents. Amy Pagliarella will lead us in an exploration of Spiritual Parenting practices with some real-life examples of ways we, as parents, can lead our family in Christ. You may remember Amy from the…

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