Tributes: Nicholas Alley

Matt Simpson Blog

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Tributes

This is the second installment in our Northstar blog series, “Tributes,” where we celebrate people that God has used in our lives for his glory and our good. This week’s post is by college student and Northstar intern Nicholas Alley.  A True Brother In Christ When Erin Peterson first asked me to write a blog about someone who has had …

Tributes: Matt Simpson

Matt Simpson Blog

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Tributes

Tributes, for whatever reason, are often delivered posthumously. There is something released in our hearts at the event of someone’s passing that typically precipitates an outpouring of emotional platitudes and remembrances. This has been on display recently with the passing of legendary basketball player Kobe Bryant, as millions have taken to social media to express their grief and attempt to …

GAP Movie Night

Matt Simpson GAP, News

The Northstar GAP ministry is hosting a movie night at the Northstar Ministry Center on February 15! We will have a great movie, snacks, and plenty of room to spread out and get comfortable. If you haven’t been to any GAP events before, please come out! We’d love to have you and this will be a great chance to meet …

New Year, Same Me

Matt Simpson Blog

A new year is something that many look forward to, but perhaps no one more than those in the fitness industry. Though the idea of New Years’ “resolutions” have become ironic and are oft-derided, there are still a large number of people that see a new year as an opportunity to finally improve themselves, often physically. The transition from December …

2020 Baby Bottle Campaign – Updated!

Matt Simpson Children's Ministry, News

Update! Thank you to everyone who partnered with the PRC for our 2020 Baby Bottle Campaign! In these times, things can seem uncertain and even chaotic. But the PRC is still here, providing help and hope to their clients and you are a part of that. We love to see when God’s people come together. Below you will find Northstar’s total so far …

GAP Spring Semester Kickoff

Matt Simpson GAP, News

It is almost time for another semester of GAP small groups! At the beginning of each semester, we like to come together to set the tone for the next few weeks, give out some information about small groups, and have some fun together. It also provides the perfect opportunity for new people to get involved! We are going to meet …

GAP Big Group Brunch

Matt Simpson GAP, News

For our last Big Group of the semester, GAP is going to have a Christmas Brunch! Big Group is one of GAP’s favorite recurring events, where we get all the small groups together to hang out, listen to some teaching, and spend some time getting to know each other. Small groups are amazing, but we never want to get to …

GAPsgiving 2019

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GAPsgiving is right around the corner! GAPsgiving is GAP’s annual Thanksgiving potluck dinner and it is one of the best events of the year. GAP gathers to eat a ton of delicious food, get to know some new people, and celebrate what God has done through the semester. GAPsGiving will be on Saturday, November 16, at the The Lion Room …

Ladies’ Bunco Game Night

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All Northstar ladies (plus friends) are invited to join us for a game night hosted by Northstar’s Women’s Ministry! We’ll meet up at the Ministry Center for a night of fun, laughter, snacks, and even prizes. Specifically, we’ll be playing a dice game called Bunco. If you haven’t played or even heard of the game, check out the link for …