NORTHMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWSLETTER
Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Let's pray it IS a
NEW year.

Lamentations 3:22-24
The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in him.”
Christmas Greeting from Brian Hayes
to view photo and greeting.
UPCOMING SERVICES at NORTHMINSTER
CHRISTMAS SERVICES
These services are available to watch at a time
that is best for you and your family...
They will also be accessible from the Northminster website.

CHRISTMAS SERVICES
VIRTUAL SERVICES ARE BEING PROVIDED BY THE
PRESBYTERIAN SYNOD of the COVENANT

TO ACCESS the SERVICE for
DECEMBER 27

NOTE: It might take a minute to load and
YOU WILL NEED TO CLICK
ON THE SMALL ARROW UNDER THE VIDEO
IN ORDER TO START.

VIRTUAL SERVICE for
SUNDAY, JANUARY 3, 2021

TO ACCESS the SERVCE for
JANUARY 3
from CAMP WAKONDA
Each of these services can be
accessed through the Northminster website.
ALL
IN PERSON SERVICES,
MEETINGS, BIBLE STUDIES,
and
SUPPORT GROUPS
have been suspended until
further notice.
Tune in to the Virtual Service at 10:30 a.m. by going to the Northminster website and clicking on the Join Us for Worship tab.
JUST A REMINDER!
Please continue to support Northminster with your giving.

(1) Mail in your offerings.
If you prefer to save a stamp, drop it in the church mail slot
located to the right of the front door.
or
(2) Simply click the DONATE tab located on the website.
There is a link to the website in the heading of the newsletter.

THIS WEEK at NORTHMINSTER

Virtual Services available for:
Sunday, December 27
Sunday, January 3

COMING EVENTS

New Office Hours
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. to Noon
In December Barb will be using remaining vacation for 2020.
The church office will be closed on these days:

Thursday & Friday, December 31 (New Year's Eve and New Year's Day)

ROY on VACATION
Roy is on vacation...
December 27 through January 1
THE MINISTRY of NORTHMINSTER


CHRISTMAS JOY OFFERING
Given to Date: $355.00


PASTOR NOMINATING
COMMITTEE

Jerry Hill - Chair
Jeannine Swaffield
Jeff Weltman
Ginny West
Jim York

PRAY FOR THIS COMMITTEE AND THE MEMBERS
OF SESSION AS THEY LEAD OUR CHURCH FORWARD IN 2021.
RAHAB MINISTRY
DONATIONS

RAHAB MINISTRY meets the needs of women and children who have been caught in the sex trafficking industry.
Northminster is partnering with this ministry by providing items needed for the care of these women and children.
The items on this Amazon list
will help RAHAB as they expand their ministry.
Click below to see how you can help.
Once you've reached the website you will be able to click on several lists posted on the left side under the block that says REMEMBER.


The following items are also needed:
Visa, Amazon and Target Gift Cards
hand soap, olive oil
Starbucks K-Cups for treats
small bags of chips
BOUTIQUE ITEMS
Gently used women's clothes in all sizes:
shirts, jeans, dresses, dress pants, t-shirts, leggings, pajamas, jackets
Shoes:
boots, tennis shoes (in good condition), walking shoes, any type of shoes
Undergarments in various sizes:
bras, camisoles, socks and underwear (underwear must be new)
Purses and Jewelry
Full-Size Shampoo and Conditioner
Please remember, while you might be able to purchase more at a discount store, RAHAB works to show the women we serve their worth in everything we do. We request that you avoid bargain brands such as VO5 and Suave, which can damage their hair and instead choose items such as Pantene or Tresemme. Thank you!
Also Full-Size:
Body Wash, Deodorant, Body Lotion, Toothpaste
Toothbrushes
Chapstick / Lip Balm
Cottonballs
Cotton Swabs / Q-Tips
Double-Bladed (or higher) Women's Razors
DROP IN CENTER
ground coffee / powdered creamer
sugar / sugar packets
Ranch Dressing / Italian Dressing / French Dressing
hot sauce
vegetable oil
Kool-Aid Drink Mix
paper bowls / paper plates
plastic silverware / plastic sups
aluminum foil / plastic wrap / to-go containers
Lysol Aerosol Spray
ink cartridges (HP 67 - Color and Black)
Recovery Bibles

All items can be dropped off with no contact in the Northminster foyer between 9:00 and 12:00 Monday through Friday. A box has been provided.

JANUARY BIRTHDAYS

2 - Sherry Jacobsen
8 - Barbara Bissler
13 - Debbie Spies
20 - Joyce Rake
22 - Maxine Lukens
23 - Corey Phillips
24 - Ben Verble
26 - Mike Jacobsen
27 - Kenzie McKelvey
30 - Tina Morris

JANUARY ANNIVERSARIES

31 - Jerry & Susan Hill

NORTHMINSTER HOMEBOUND
This Week's Featured Member

SUZIE BURNETT
Green Meadows - 3E
7770 Columbus Rd. NE
Louisville, OH 44641
PRAYER REQUESTS

IN ORDER TO KEEP PRAYER REQUESTS CURRENT PLEASE
CONTACT THE CHURCH OFFICE TO
UPDATE OR REMOVE REQUESTS ON A REGULAR BASIS.


  • Inn at Belden Village & St. Luke Lutheran Community - Continued prayers for these care centers, their residents and staff during this pandemic.
  • Brynne (friend of Sutherland McKelvey) - Cancer
  • Suzie Burnett - Stroke
  • Connie Crabtree (friend of Cindy Taylor) - Lymphoma
  • Mark DeGalen (friend of Cindy Taylor) - Cancer
  • Gayle Guht (friend of Terry Tannehill) - Health concerns.
  • Erin Halbach (friend of Terry Tannehill) is a young nurse who has had a stroke.
  • Amia Jordan (14) (family connection of Terry Tannehill) - Ovarian Cancer
  • Jayne Kidder at home.
  • James & Emily McKelvey and baby Abraham - Continued prayer.
  • Bob Park (Barb's brother-in-law) - Health concerns.
  • Mark Reels - Cancer
  • Susan Ridgway - COVID
  • John Ritchie (coworker of Susan Verble) - Lymphoma
  • Heidi Simpson (Joanne Sogan's daughter) - Upcoming surgery.
  • Larry Sprandel (son-in-law of Joanne Sogan) is a paraplegic (15 years). Please continue to pray.
  • Babe Strebel - Continued prayer.
  • Suzie VanVranken (friend of Joanne Sogan) - Lou Gerig's Disease
  • Lillian Wellington (friends of Micki Williams) whose husband has passed away.
  • Browning West (16) (grandson of Chuck & Ginny) - In need of your continued prayers.
  • Sue Yoder - Recovering from surgery at home.

2021 Envelopes Available
Offering envelopes have been prepared for all pledge cards received to date. They are located under the bulletin board in the narthex and can be picked up during office hours.
If you know you will be unable to pick up your envelopes for 2021, please call the office or email me so we can discuss an option. If you are giving monthly rather than weekly, I could mail to you the envelopes you would need and hold your box until we return to a more normal time.
2020 Per Capita - $30.56
Per Capita given to date is $1,261.02*
*UPDATED FROM LAST WEEK
2021 Per Capita Amount is $30.59
ON the CALENDAR
January 1, 2021
A New Year!

Monday, January 18
Session Meeting