Service and Missions
Each of us is called by God to be God’s hands and feet out in our communities sharing love with our neighbors, especially those in need. At Northbrook UMC we strive to find ways to glorify God through our service with others.
We have much to celebrate as we reflect on our active missions ministry at NUMC. Several of our members serve regularly at Feed My Starving Children, Hilda’s Place Soup Kitchen, Connections for the Homeless clothing closet, Interfaith House, Inspiration Cafe, and Bernie’s Book Bank. Several others tutor, serve on non-profit boards and participate in civic organizations like Rotary. We at Northbrook UMC enjoy using our gifts and passions to serve others.
The focus for our Missions Program at NUMC is to be hands-on and engage as much as possible directly with the people were are supporting. We also combine with our North Shore Missions Cluster Group made up of 3 other United Methodist Churches to be able to do larger scope projects such as our annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Day.
Martin Luther King Day
January 16, 2017
On January 16, 2017 NUMC and its partners hosted our annual MLK Service Day. Beginning at NUMC, 1190 Western Avenue in Northbrook, we had close to 180 people participate in a service and then move on to projects in the building as well as in the community. Projects at church include making dog treats, military bracelets, place mats, blankets, health kits and gift baskets. Out in the community projects include Gidwitz Place, Feed My Starving Children, Wings Warehouse, Wings retail store, The Boulevard and Bernie’s Book Bank as well as a day full of projects at the Northbrook Public Library.
If you are interested in Missions projects, call the church office at 847-272-2442 or email Sharon Noha at email@example.com