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: 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 85 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 Fridays at 4:15.

 

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.