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Socks! Socks! Socks! 

It’s winter, it’s cold, and homeless people have said in surveys that one of the things they appreciate most is clean socks to help keep their feet warm. So, please take some time to put some new pairs of socks in the basket in the narthex. They’ll be delivered to Interfaith Action.  Many thanks!

Charitable Contribution Forms Available for SHARE Program

Thank you to everyone who contributed games, art supplies, sports equipment, school supplies and other items to the SHARE program which benefited the children at Chopin School and Avondale-Logandale School.  Charitable contribution forms for tax purposes will be available on the table in the narthex this Sunday, January 22nd.

Save the Date for the Upcoming Women’s Retreat in May

Save the date for the 2017 Spring Women’s Retreat: May 6th and 7th at Loyola Ecology and Retreat Center in Woodstock. Keynote Speaker: Rev. Dr. Christine Vogel, former Northminster member and current staff member at Claret Center in Hyde Park, a holistic practice that addresses issues of body, mind and spirit. More information coming soon!  If…

Women’s Retreat This Summer in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

July 30th through August 3rd a small group of NPC women are gathering at Paul and Pam Rolfes’ home in Steamboat Springs for a time of spiritual reflection, renewal, and fellowship. This year’s theme is the Power of Gratitude. Small group conversation, Bible study and worship will be led by Pastor Jessica Gregory. If you…

Northminster Youth at a Glance

This past Friday, February 3rd, the Junior Highers went to serve at Feed My Starving Children in Libertyville where they packaged hundreds of meals for children suffering from malnutrition and food insecurity in Liberia. In Sunday School on February 5th, our conversation ranged from birds, to cheese, to Jesus’ compassion for the widow at Nain who…

New Members’ Class Offered, February 12th

A Winter New Members’ Classes will be held February 12th from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Library. While these classes are not required for membership, they are highly encouraged.  For more information, click here.  

Sr. High Movie Night, Friday, February 10th, “I Am Not Your Negro”

There has been a change of plans with regard to our upcoming Sr. High Movie Night. Instead of meeting to watch a movie at the church, next Friday, February 10th, all Sr. Highers (and any interested friends and/or parents) are invited to come to the Century 12 Evanston movie theater (1715 Maple Ave) for a…

Adult Education, Sunday, February 12th

Join us in Logan Hall at 11:10 a.m. for Pastor Michael Kirby’s discussion series, “Living Faith in the 21st Century.”  The topic this time is “Christianity and the State.”

Refugee Update

Last Thursday, the Northminster community celebrated a wonderful ToGather dinner with our sponsored refugee family.  Laurie Davies shared the good news that Ahmad is starting a full-time job this week, and little five-year old Burouj sang a song in Arabic to everyone.  The family was able to relax and enjoy the evening; the children especially…

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