Aaron Peck

Aaron grew up in nearby Roanoke, Virginia. He went to Bluefield College where he studied Behavioral Science and Christian Studies. Aaron has been a member of Northstar since 2013 and has been actively involved in children's ministry for nearly as long. In 2014, he became the Children's Ministry Assistant. Currently, he also works as our Creative Content Director and Stephen Ministry Supervisor. He is excited to have this opportunity to serve God with an amazing church family and staff.

In his spare time, Aaron enjoys watching movies, reading, and spending time with friends. His favorite movie is Back to the Future and he probably owns one too many Superman t-shirts. He also loves to write and blogs regularly at The Confusing Middle.

Aaron is the Creative Content Director on the staff at Northstar. Visit our leadership page to get to know the rest of the team.

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Better Together – When the Retreat Ends

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If you were able to attend last weekend’s marriage event, Better Together, you know that there was probably a lot to unpack. Because even if you were able to be there for the entire day, time just did not allow for everyone to hear every speaker in every breakout session. But, don’t worry. You don’t have to miss out on …

Invited to Pray in 2018

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This week, we said goodbye to 2017 and welcomed 2018 into our lives. And as we usher in this new year, full of its hopes and possibilities, we are invited to spend time, daily, in prayer. On Sunday, Darrell Cook brought us a message that spun out of personal conviction, and from a passage of scripture that can be accurately …

HMO Spotlight: Baptist Collegiate Ministries

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Each December, we ask our members and attenders to prayerfully considering giving to our Holiday Missions Offering (HMO) which is in addition to our regular offering. 100 percent of the money collected is divided between ministry agencies that Northstar supports during the year. One of those ministries is the Virginia Tech Baptist Collegiate Ministries (BCM). I recently got a chance …


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In 2012, the movement known as Giving Tuesday began. According to the Giving Tuesday website, it is an idea that was created by the team at the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. It’s an idea that harnesses the power of social media and collaboration, encouraging people around the world …

It’s Not About You or Your Agenda

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Last weekend was a special time in the life of Northstar Church. It was a special time because it was designated as Missions Weekend. We welcomed guest speaker Sean Cooper, from The Traveling Team, who was willing to share God’s heart for the nations. On Sunday morning, he walked is through the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation, in an attempt …

This Week with Children – On Mission

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What are those crazy kids up to? Welcome to This Week in Children’s Ministry, the part of the Northstar website where we take a look at what the kids are learning on Sunday morning and keep you up to date with what’s coming up and what your family can begin looking forward to! Jumpstart Our elementary kids are into a month …

How Did You Spend Your Harvest Hoedown?

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Sunday, October 15, may not have felt much like autumn, but that didn’t stop the people of Northstar Church from celebrating fall and all the season has to offer! Originally, Northstar’s annual Harvest Hoedown was supposed to take place the week before, on October 8. But the forecast of heavy rain from the remnants of Tropical Storm Nate gave us …

Time Alone With God – A D28 Lab

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Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed. – Mark 1:35 What does it look like to spend time alone with God on a daily basis? How much time are we talking about? What are we supposed to do during that time? …