Wanted: card writers for welcome ministry

Erin Petersen News, Opportunities

Can you think of a better feeling then walking to your mailbox and getting your mail and seeing a handwritten letter addressed to you? Think back to the time you first visited Northstar and filled out a howdy card. You probably received one of our handwritten letters from some of our members of Northstar. It’s a special, personal touch that one of our teams …

Together: Livestream Marriage Conference (and date night!)

Erin Petersen News

Does “date night” in quarantine seem impossible? Well, it’s not. Grab food from a local restaraunt (#dontgoeat), snuggle on the couch and livestream this: Together: A Livestream Marriage Conference During this quarantine time we have all spent a lot of time together. We have all probably had our fair share of ups and downs. If you have kids at home, …

Ode To Our Seniors

Erin Petersen Blog

Bittersweet. Bitter because we will lose two of you and sweet because Blacksburg will get to keep two of you, at least for a little while longer. Becca, Lissa, Nick and Paisleigh have all served as interns for Northstar and have become near and dear to my heart as well as the rest of the Northstar family. Becca, you were …

Passion Week Devotional: Thursday

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This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Passion Week Devotionals 2020

Even Rocks Can Crumble It was Thursday evening in an upper room in Jerusalem. Jesus and his twelve disciples were gathered around a table to celebrate the Passover – or so they thought. The evening started off already being different with Jesus taking a servant’s place and washing the feet of all of His disciples. Following the foot washing, Jesus …

Joy over circumstance

Erin Petersen Blog

If you know me at all you know that I am an emotional person and I think that is putting it lightly. When I asked Andrew, after 12 years of marriage, what surprised him most about me after we had gotten married his response was that I CRY so much. Yes, I am a woman and emotions are a thing, …

[IF] Gathering for Ladies IS POSTPONED

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UPDATE 3/18/2020: THE [IF] GATHERING HAS BEEN POSTPONED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED AFTER WE RESUME NORMAL MINISTRY EVENT ACTIVITIES. Northstar will be hosting an IF:Gathering on March 28 at the Lion Room! If you haven’t heard of IF, it is an international ministry that focuses on equipping women with gospel-centered resources, events, and community, so that they may learn more about …

2020 Dodgeball Tournament

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College Students! Coming up on Friday, February 7, Northstar’s Connect College Ministry will be holding its fourth annual Dodgeball Tournament! It will happen at Kipps Elementary School beginning at 7:00 p.m. and going until 10:00 p.m. when we’ll crown our winning team! We’ll have pizza! Door prizes! And the winning team will walk away with incredible Dodgeball Champion t-shirts! So …

No Room

Erin Petersen Blog

So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was expecting a child. While they were there, the time came for the baby …