Sunday, November 28
This is the first Sunday of Advent. 
Our theme is Now the Heavens Start to Whisper - Voices of Vulnerability.
Rev. Dave Smazik is preaching "Voice of the Messiah."

Music in Worship
"Psalm 25: 1- 10" (ancient plainsong) - Makobi Sylvester, Cantor
"Come Now, O Prince of Peace" (arr. Jeremy Bankson) - Chancel Choir
"People, Look East" (arr. Malcolm Archer) - Chancel Choir

Sunday Schedule 
8:30 am - Contemplative Service in the Chapel
10 am - Traditional Service in the Sanctuary
10:15 am - Church School (nursery care all morning)
11 am - Fellowship Hour

Worship services are also
live-streamed on our website at 10 am.  You may also watch on Youtube or on Facebook at 10 am, or watch the recording later (Facebook and Youtube).

View Sunday bulletins.

Jeremiah 33:14-16.  Luke 21:25-36. 

Hadley Moore Wedding - You're invited to watch online!
The Moore family would like to invite the congregation to view the wedding ceremony of Hadley Moore and Michael Vlahogeorge on Saturday, November 27, 2021, at 4:30 in the afternoon in the sanctuary. You can access the live stream of the service at  or you can watch a recording of it at

NPC College Care Packages
Help us encourage our college students with a box of TLC! We are collecting things to make sure they know how special they are to their church family.  If you have items to donate - we need 20 of each (be creative) by Sunday, November 28th. Please drop items in the yellow bin in the Gathering Place. Note to College Families: Please contact Nancy Fortenberry with student address.

Youth Group Schedule
Nov 28 - No Youth Group (Thanksgiving Break)
Dec 5 - Youth Group, 5:30 pm
Dec 12 - Progressive Dinner
Dec 19 - Christmas Eve Practice

Questions?  Contact
Nancy Fortenberry.

Special Congregational Meeting
Sunday, December 5th
After the 10 am Worship service (at approximately 11 am) we will have a Special Congregational Meeting to dissolve the relationship with Pastor Ruth Moore.

Open House & Reception for Pastor Ruth Moore
There will be an Open House at Northminster on Saturday, December 11th, from 2 to 4 pm and a Reception after the 10:00 am worship service on Sunday, December 12th. (Read more and register ...)

Share the Love of God with our Children on Sundays!
Volunteers are needed to teach Preschool Church School and Children's Church for December. Advent is an exciting time of year as we discuss the Christmas story, and we wait for Jesus to come to us as a baby laid in a manger.  Please click the link below to sign up or contact Melissa Hopkins at if you're willing to help. (Sign Up to Help Here)

Shampoo and Deodorant Collection
We are collecting toiletries for Westminster Neighborhood Services Christmas Baskets. We need 300 shampoos and 300 deodorants. During November, please bring your donations to the Gathering Place. Thanks for helping to bring joy to struggling families!

2021 Clothe-a-Child - We need more shoppers!
Our 2021 Clothe-a-Child event is set for December 9th. First, let's plan to meet at the church at 8:30 am for coffee, donuts, and instructions.  Then we will head over to Target to shop for 60+ kids from School 55!  Since field trips are not being permitted for IPS yet, we will shop without the kids.  (Read more, donate, or sign up to shop ...)

Sunday Morning Adult Ed
See the lineup of sessions for Advent (December 5, 12 and 19)! (Read more ...)

Wednesday Night Adult Ed in Advent
6:00 to 6:50 pm
December 1 - Mary Beth Riner: Bethlehem Walk
December 8 - Carol McDonald: Holy Readings
December 15 - Carol McDonald: Singing Our Faith  (Read more ...)

Habitat for Humanity Build - Date Change
NPC will participate in a project with Habitat for Humanity. We will be doing interior painting pm Saturday, December 4th, 8:30-2:30 with lunch provided. Ages 16+ are encouraged to volunteer. (Read more ...)

Advent Event
Join us on Sunday, December 5th, from 11:00-12:00 pm for our Advent Event! Music, refreshments, and Christmas activities for all ages! Don't miss this fun time to gather with your church family as we enter the Christmas season!

Will You Walk the Neighborhood with Us?
We need able-bodied evangelists (Doorhanger Distributors) on Sunday, December 19 – 11 am (after worship) to place Christmas Eve info door hangers out into the neighborhood!  Can you join us?  (Read more ...)

Wednesday Night Schedule (cancelled on Nov. 24th)
begins at 5:30 pm. Make your reservation online here or call the church office at 317-251-9489 - no later than 12 Noon on Monday for the following Wednesday.
- Children's Choir rehearsals - 6:00 pm.  Contact John Wright.
- Youth Bible Study, 6:00 pm.  Contact Nancy Fortenberry.
- Chancel Choir rehearsal, 6:59 pm to 9 pm.  Contact John Wright.
- Childcare from 6 to 9 pm.
- Wednesday Night Adult Ed

Men's Prayer & Study Group is Changing!
"Northminster Presents ..."

New opportunities are coming in 2022, starting in January, on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm.  This will be open to all men AND women, and will involve vital and interesting discussion topics.  We'll be inviting the congregation and the community!  (Read more ...)

It's time to register for POKAGON 2022!
Pack your hats, gloves and toboggan racing pants. Spend Friday, January 21 - Sunday, January 23, 2022 with your church friends and family at the charming Potawatomi Inn at Pokagon State Park. All are invited!  (Read more and register ...)  Registration deadline is December 1st!

Montreat Youth Conference 2022
NPC Senior High Youth are invited to attend the Montreat Youth Conference in Ashville, North Carolina, next June (12 - 18, 2022). Nancy Fortenberry will lead the group as they make this special journey to a special place for a time to connect with God, each other, and other Presbyterian Youth. Limited spots available! Deposit for this trip is due December 1st(Read more ...)

All Church Bake Sale
December 12th, 9 am to Noon

The annual Bake Sale will be back in time for you to bake and purchase some delicious holiday treats. Everyone can participate! (Read more ...)

Flower Fund & Seasonal Decoration Donations
Please consider making a gift to the Seasonal Decoration Fund which provides flowers and other decorations for the Christmas season.  Donations may be made in memory or honor of someone.  (Read more ...)

Christmas Eve Services
Friday, December 24, 2021 - 4:00, 7:00, 11:00 pm
Joining our Voices in Celebration! 
(Read more ...)

Need Advent Resources?
Presbyterian Mission Advent & Christmas devotional is now available online!  (Click here ...)

3B Exercise
Come out and join us downstairs in Calvin Hall on Mondays at 3 pm. Enjoy this FREE hour of exercise, fellowship and laughter!

Caregiver Support Group
We are still meeting virtual every Monday at 6 pm. Contact Denise Harrington for login information.

Health Support Group
Meets on the 1st & 3rd Thursday at 4 pm,  virtually. Contact Denise Harrington for login information.

Have you missed recent worship services?
View previous Sunday worship services here.

Ways to Give
There are many options.  Check out the Giving page of our website.

Weekly Prayer List
Click here to view the current prayer list.

Helpful Links

   Northminster Presbyterian Church

   1660 Kessler Boulevard East Drive

   Indianapolis, IN 46220     317-251-9489