Updated 9/14/20


General Information

Dear NCF family,

Blessings and peace from the leadership of Northfield.  NCF is altering its schedule and service structure until further notice due to COVID-19. Here are the event/schedule changes:


  • Adult Sunday School Join (via Zoom) the Sunday school class for the fall quarter taught by Quent Ackerman & Don Pflederer. The class begins at 9:30am on the Zoom app.  Contact the church office for the Zoom link, or you can find it in the Thursday email.  Class topic:  Ezra & Nehemiah
  • In-person 11:00 services with seating in the Sanctuary & the APR. Masks will be required when entering & moving around in the building. Once seated masks may be removed.  Room 125 will be set-up for live-streaming for anyone who prefers masks to be worn the entire time. 
  • In-person 11:00 children’s church begins Sunday, September 20th. This is for students in Kindergarten-4th.  Masks will be required for kids 3 years and older when up & moving, but may be removed when the children are seated.  The classroom locations have been moved upstairs to allow for better distancing.



  • Women’s Bible Study – Join us Tuesday mornings for a Women’s Bible study here at NCF.  We will meet in the NCF Sanctuary, where we can distance as needed. The morning session will be at 9am and the evening session is at 7pm.  Childcare is provided for the morning session only – please contact the church office to sign your children up for that.  There is no sign-up for the study itself.  Bring a friend!



  • Bible Adventure Club is cancelled for the time being.
  • SALT kick-off event is Sept 16th at NCF from 6:30-8:00pm.  This is for students 5th-8th Please bring a mask.  We will be meeting outside as much as the weather allows & in the APR if needed.  Please contact Luke Porritt with any questions.
  • High School Youth Group meets Wednesday nights at NCF from 7:00-8:30pm. Large group meetings will take place in the Sanctuary & then in small groups after. Please contact Brady Zimmer with any questions.  




  • The Cabin will be meeting outside at the Cabin on Saturday nights at 7:30pm.  This for high school & college students.  Bring a friend!  Contact Brady Zimmer with any questions.



  • The Harvest Time Service will be on Sunday, October 4 at Walnut Grove Farm (20048 Townline Rd).  Apples, donuts, and a bonfire & roasting sticks (for those who wish to roast hotdogs) will be provided.  We ask that you provide your own food/drinks/lawn chairs. We will not have hayrack rides this year.  Start times and more details to come next week.

  • The Women’s Tea is cancelled for this year.
  • The Men’s Deer Feed is tentatively cancelled for this year. A final decision will be made in November when meat collection would begin.

Questions regarding individual ministries should be directed to the ministry heads:

Matt Miller- General ministry questions, Elder contact
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Doug Rumbold- Counselling, Discipleship, 2:42
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Brady Zimmer- High School, Jr. High
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Mike Smith- Pre K- grade school
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Please check on your neighbors and people who may not have a church support system. Pray for each other, and be the hands and feet of Jesus.

In Him who brings peace,

The Elders of NCF

Bill Teater

Don Blair

Evan Litwiller

Matt Miller

Tim Barrow

Online Giving

The NCF Deacon Board has recently expanded the giving options for those who wish to donate to Northfield and its ministries!

1. When things get back to normal and groups are allowed back in the church, feel free to drop a donation in the Tithes & Offerings Box.

2. As always, you can mail a check to NCF, PO Box 1542, Tremont, IL 61568.  You can also ask your bank to automatically mail checks each month.

3. You now have two online giving options!

             A. You can click the “Donate” tab at the top of our website.

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             B. You can download the GivePlus mobile app. See photo below. The app is free to download.  After installing set up a username and password, and search for Northfield by zip code.


411 W. North Street, P.O. Box 1542, Tremont, IL 61568     (309) 925-5120     ncfoffice@gmail.com