GAP Kickoff (Grads & Professionals) – Sept. 3

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By Sarah Blosch Get ready to celebrate a new season of GAP at the fall kickoff! This year’s event will take place at Hand in Hand park and will include a cookout, outdoor games, and of course, some awesome fellowship with new and returning members of GAP. The kickoff will take place from 6:00 until dark on Tuesday, September 3, …

GAPnotes: CrossFit Commercial

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By: Viktor O I’ve been meaning to write this up for a while, then 2 things happened: 1) Nic’s devotion at Big.Small Group was on 1 Corinthians 9:25. 2) I found out the CrossFit Games are this weekend. (p.s. If you weren’t there Wednesday, make sure to watch Nic’s devotion here.) CrossFit is a fitness company; they describe their approach …

GAPnotes: Global Perspective

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By Sarah G Sometimes I worry that Christians (myself included) are in danger of missing the bigger picture. We pray, we worship, we study the Bible, and we try to be loving to the people we encounter on a daily basis. But here’s the thing, as Christians we are called to a mission that goes beyond growing in our relationship …

GAPnotes: Panel Followup (Aaron)

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By Aaron As a followup to our Relationships Panel, we asked our panelists to weigh in on questions we didn’t have time to cover. Here’s Aaron’s take: Why does the Church seem to place so much emphasis on unmarried Christians getting married?  Well, fellow GAPpers, I’m glad you asked. Personally, I think the Church places emphasis on marriage because it …

GAPnotes: Panel Followup (Wendy)

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By Wendy As a followup to our Relationships Panel, we asked our panelists to weigh in on questions we didn’t have time to cover. Here’s Wendy’s take: How do you handle making important decisions, especially if you feel God is leading you in a different direction? After you talk out the decision with your spouse, you pray and wait. In …

GAPnotes: Visiting/Life Update

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By Chris Not going to lie, we’ve been going through GAP withdrawal. How do you cure an addiction? Clearly by coming back for more – we’ll be visiting May 18 to May 22 and we’d love to see you all. After several months, April finally was offered a position at her dream job at Lockheed Martin in Moorestown, NJ. We …

GAPnews: Cookie Book

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By Georgianna & Sarah Blosch The GAP Cookie Contest is a highly competitive event where graduates and professionals from all different backgrounds compete for the honorable title of best cookie. Many Northstar GAP members participated with a total of 16 entries, each cookie characterized by unique flavors and colors. The contest judging was difficult and not for the faint of heart but in …

GAPnotes: Sunrise Service

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by Viktor O This morning the GAP group met at 6:45am in Heritage Park for a (rainy) sunrise service. I’ve always been quite fond of those. It was just a sweet time of worship, prayer, and a little devotion to start off a busy Easter day. Huge thanks to Beth A for basically organizing the whole thing, Aaron P for …

GAPnews: Drywall & Cookies

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On the 1st Tuesday of each month all the Graduate and Professionals (GAP) small groups gather together for ‘BIG Group’. This is a chance to catch up with friends and new folks in other groups. But it’s also a chance to fellowship and sometimes even serve together. We usually have between 30-50 people at BIG Group so we’ve been fortunate …