New Member Spotlight: Stephanie Lomeli

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This entry is part 15 of 37 in the series New Member Spotlight

In this Member Spotlight, we are introducing Stephanie Lomeli. She attended our Discovering Northstar Dinner in October and turned in her member covenant that evening. Tell us about yourself. I’m a Navy military brat (mom and dad) so I grew up all over the United States and was fortunate enough to live overseas in Japan and Guam. Though moving every …

New Member Spotlight: Jocelyn Rathbone

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This entry is part 14 of 37 in the series New Member Spotlight

We don’t know about you, but we never get tired of recognizing our members! This spotlight will help you get to know Jocelyn Rathbone, a Virginia Tech graduate and Physicians Assistant at the Giles Family Medicine walk-in clinic. Tell us about yourself: I grew up in Culpeper, VA and then came to Virginia Tech to get my undergrad degree in …

New Member Spotlight: Carli Rau

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This entry is part 13 of 37 in the series New Member Spotlight

We are excited to welcome Carli Rau to the family! Carli came to the New River Valley in 2014 where she began studying engineering at Virginia Tech. If you haven’t yet met Carli, make sure you introduce yourself to her at church on Sunday morning. Tell us a little about yourself: Carli is from Warrenton Virginia, which is about an …

Curve Balls and Unmet Expectations – God Is At Work

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This past Sunday, we kicked off one of my favorite traditions at Northstar, December Nights. I can’t quite put my finger on why I love this tradition so much, but there is just something different, something special about meeting in the evening for the entire month of December. Maybe it is because I get to sleep in on Sunday mornings …

Nov 25: Turn in your Immeasurably More Pledge Card

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On Sunday, November 4, we celebrated all that we’ve seen God do during our Immeasurably More building campaign and we relaunched the campaign for an additional 18 months. Our challenge, or goal if you prefer, is to move into our future church home debt-free. It is a BIG challenge, but we serve a BIG God. Throughout the Old and New …

December Discovering Northstar: Your Next Opportunity to Take Our Membership Class

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If you have been thinking about joining Northstar, or you are interested in learning more about what membership means to us, you should make plans to join on us December 2, 2018 for the Discovering Northstar Brunch. Discovering Northstar is our membership class which is a prerequisite for membership. This event will give you the opportunity to spend time with …

Discovering Northstar Dinner

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If you have been thinking about joining Northstar, or you are interested in learning more about what membership means to us, you should make plans to join on us on October 17, 2018 for the Discovering Northstar Dinner. Discovering Northstar is our membership class which is a prerequisite for membership. This event will give you the opportunity to spend time …

Ladies’ Lunch – Vision and Invite

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On October 4, 2018, we are going to launch a new event geared towards the women of Northstar. The first thing we want to emphasize is that this event is meant to include all demographics. College students – you’re invited! Graduate students – you’re invited! Professionals – you’re invited! Moms – you’re invited! Grandparents – you’re invited! Seriously, if you are …

Carol Lee Donuts, #dontgobeaster, and Northstar’s Impact

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Being only a few days away from our 15 year Homecoming and Groundbreaking ceremony, I have caught myself on more than one occasion feeling nostalgic. John and I have been coming to Northstar since 2014, and even as I write that, it feels surreal to know that Northstar has been our church home for over four years.  And what an …