Recap: Fall Field Day Fun!

Julie Jewell Blog, Children's Ministry

Sunday, September 29 was our first annual Fall Field Day! Our kids were encouraged to BE the church by inviting friends and neighbors to church for a special day packed with fun and truth. The kids started the morning off with worship led by one of our outstanding volunteers, Ben Batman. Next the kids rotated through stations which included a …

Children’s Ministry Volunteer Training – Everyone Welcome!

Julie Jewell Children's Ministry, News

If you are a new children’s ministry volunteer, you are a current volunteer who has not attended a training or you are interested in joining our children’s ministry team, you are invited to a time of learning, fellowship, and fun! Join us Saturday, October 12 from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.  at the Northstar Ministry Center. A light breakfast and childcare …

Kids Fall Field Day!

Julie Jewell Children's Ministry, News

At Northstar Church we are called to BE the church! We want to teach our kids how to BE the church as well! On Sunday, September 29 at our 9:00 a.m. service we will have Fall Field Day with a bounce house, games, crafts, snacks and the best story ever – the story of Jesus! We are encouraging every child …

Harvest Hoedown 2019!

Julie Jewell News

Northstar’s annual Harvest Hoedown is just around the corner! We will have hayrides out to the pumpkin patch, a corn maze for you to navigate, hot dogs and s’mores to chow down on, and then we’ll all come together in the barn for a great time of line dancing! This is a great opportunity for you to invite friends, family, …

True Girl event, August 29

Julie Jewell Children's Ministry, News

True Girl is an evening event created for moms and girls ages 7-12 years old to create a bonding experience and present God’s truths to girls. Moms and daughters will enjoy this evening of Jesus-centered learning and worship together. “While moms may feel ill-equipped to navigate their daughters through the pressures of her tween years, studies show that parent-child connectedness …

Promotion Sundae!

Julie Jewell Children's Ministry, News

Sunday, August 18 will be Promotion Sundae! We will promote several children to their next classroom! We will welcome them to their new classroom with a warm greeting from their new teacher and ice cream sundaes for the Blossoms and Jumpstart classes. We will have a bubble party for the Buds and Sprouts! Here are the guidelines to determine if your child …

A Latte Encouragement 2019

Julie Jewell Children's Ministry, News

Do you have a child going to school for the first time or going back to school for the 14th time? Are you gearing up with curriculum and supplies for home school? You may be jumping for joy! Or you may be dreading that first day of school… Whether you are sending kids to public school, private school, home schooling …

Why Kids’ Camp?

Julie Jewell Blog

Every summer at Northstar we look forward to a week of fun, learning and growing in our understanding of God’s Word at a thing called Kids’ Camp. Kids’ camp is what many may know as Vacation Bible School or VBS. As the children’s ministry director, I have to be real honest with you, it’s a week that I LOVE but …

Northstar Kids Camp 2019 – Roar!

Julie Jewell Children's Ministry, News

Northstar Church invites the New River Valley to Northstar Kids’ Camp 2019 – Roar! This year we will learn all about God’s goodness. When life is unfair, scary, sad and good…God is good! Schedule Day 1: The Israelites are slaves for the Egyptians. Exodus 1:5,6           Bottom Line: When life is unfair…God is good! Day 2: God sends plagues …