Visitor FAQs

Q: Where is Northminster located?

A: Northminster is located at 7706 25th Ave NW in North Ballard (or Crown Hill). Click here for a map or call (206) 783-3402.  


Q: What time are services?

A: Services start at 10:30 on Sunday.  We also have a weekly community Night Supper on Wednesdays at 6:00 pm, followed by Bible Study with the pastor at 7:00 pm.


Q: When is the office open?

A: Office hours are Monday 10-2, Wednesday 1-5, Thursday 10:30-3:30, & Friday 10-1.


Q: Do you have parking?

A: There is ample street parking around the neighborhood.


Q: How large is Northminster?

A: Currently we have approximately 185 members and we are growing. On most Sundays we have about 70 people in attendance.


Q: What should I expect when I get there?

A: First off, you will be greeted my numerous friendly faces. The service starts at 10:30am and we have an easy-to-follow bulletin that describes all the details. After the service we meet in the reception room for coffee. This is a great time to get to meet folks in a low-key setting.


Q: What are your services like?

A: We have a traditional liturgy that involves music, prayers, Scripture and responsive readings, a sermon, an offering, and (regularly) the Lord's Supper.


Q: What is your music like?

A: We have a rich and varied music program, led by our choir director Kathryn Smith Derksen and our talented organist Ah-Ra Yoo and including skilled musicians and vocalists from the ranks of the congregation. This is a highly valued aspect of our regular and special worship services.


Q: How long does the service last?

A: Typically about 60 minutes. Sometimes we will go a bit longer on special occasions.


Q: Are there programs for kids?

A: Yes. We have programs for children of all ages that run between 10:30 and 11:30 each Sunday. Youth group for grades 4 and up is held on the third Sunday of the month after worship services.


Q: What denomination is Northminster?

A: Northminster is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. We are a part of the Seattle Presbytery and the Synod of Alaska-Northwest.