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Backpack Blessing Sunday, August 25th

It’s hard to believe, but school is starting Monday for many of our young folks! Before Evanston classes begin the final week of August, we invite all students (from nursery school to PhD programs) and teachers to being their backpacks, messenger bags and brief cases to the worship service this Sunday, August 25th, for our…

Your Change Hunger Thought for the Week

As we start to enjoy the harvest of the Midwest earth, let’s remember that not all share freely in the bounty. Please contribute your loose change to Change Hunger. All proceeds go to local hunger initiatives. How much change do you have around the house? Bring it in and CHANGE HUNGER!

The Mission Basket for Toiletries is Back in the Narthex

Use the Mission Basket to donate all of those small toiletries you may have received on your winter get-aways or recent business trips. We are collecting soap, shampoo, conditioner and similar toiletry finds. Socks can also be dropped off for the homeless–preferably white tube socks. The Mission Committee will donate them to The Night Ministry,…

ToGather, February 7th

Everyone is invited to ToGather on February 7th when the Membership Committee will be serving a delicious dinner featuring Sloppy Joe’s and “Lentil Joe’s” as a vegetarian option with Hash Brown Casserole, fruits and salads and a variety of dessert options. Dinner starts at 6:15 p.m.! Join us, Please! The suggested donation is $5 per…

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…

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…

Sign up for 2019 Sunday Chancel Flowers

The Chancel Flower sign-up chart for 2019 is now posted!  It is located in Logan Hall next to the kitchen door.  If you would like to donate flowers for worship for a specific date in 2019, sign up soon before the date is taken!  You can also reserve a date by emailing Meredith Bechtel or call…

Fair Trade Sale, January 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. This month it’s on January 20th. 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…

CHANGE HUNGER

More than 49 million Americans, some in Evanston, live in food insecure households.  Donate your change in the offering plate every Sunday to help those in our community have enough to eat.

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