Hurricane Service

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The expectation of Hurricane Florence’s effects in the Blacksburg area required a slight change of plans when Blacksburg Middle School had to close over the weekend! But God provided in the form of the Blacksburg Community Center, which opened its doors to us, allowing us to worship together as a church family! Of course, a change of venue and having …

Grand Connect Spotlight – Nolan Schmidt

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In the spring of this year, a new ministry was born at Northstar Church: The Grand Connect. The idea was to provide a space for believers over the age of 50 to meet together and encourage, pray for, and challenge one another, as well as reach out to those who do not know Jesus. Under the leadership of Ronnie Bluey and …

New Member Spotlight: Megan Lee

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Welcome back to a new feature on the Northstar blog where we take a moment to welcome and get to know some of our newest church members! In this post, we meet Megan Lee! What is your year and major in school? I am a junior majoring in Biology and minoring in French. What brought you to Blacksburg/Virginia Tech? I …

New Member Spotlight: Morgan Wood

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Welcome back to a new feature on the Northstar blog where we take a moment to welcome and get to know some of our newest church members! In this post, we meet Morgan Wood! What is your year and major in school? I’m a senior, graduating in December with a degree in Human Development. Tell the church a little about …

New Member Spotlight: Meredith Bullard

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Welcome to a new feature on the Northstar blog where we take a moment to welcome and get to know some of our newest church members! In this post, we meet Meredith Bullard! Tell the church a little about yourself… I completed my undergraduate degree (a BS in Civil Engineering) in May 2017 at NC State. I love all things …

New Member Spotlight: Tyler & Katie Farnsworth

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Welcome to a new feature on the Northstar blog where we take a moment to welcome and get to know some of our newest church members! In this post, we meet Tyler and Katie Farnsworth! Tell the church a little about yourself…  We’ve been married for three years and recently moved to Blacksburg from Chapel Hill, NC where Tyler was …

Getting Outside, Sharing Faith

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When we moved to Virginia six years ago, one of the main reasons we came was to be in a place where we could be outside a lot and raise our kids to find enjoyment in the outdoors. Being from north Atlanta, we were used to being in the mountains on the weekend and were thrilled by the idea of …

DIG IN – Pictures Worth a Thousand Words

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There is so much that we could say about Sunday’s Dig In Celebration and what a blessing it was to mark the 15th anniversary of Northstar Church with a groundbreaking on the site of our very first Ministry Center! But why use words when these images say it all? Video credit: Carolyn Noble Time Lapse Video credit: Ezra Richards Video credit: …