Baby Bottle Campaign 2017 – Update

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Northstar Church is incredibly blessed to be able to partner with ministries throughout the New River Valley. As many of our members and regular attenders will remember, we recently participated in the Baby Bottle Campaign. In January, we were able to hand out empty baby bottles to people who then returned those bottles filled with change. All of the proceeds …

ReVerb Leader Spotlight – Joe Holman

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Joe Holman was born and raised in Gastonia, North Carolina, right outside of Charlotte. Currently, Joe is finishing up his last semester as an engineering student at Virginia Tech and is also on staff as an intern here at Northstar. In May, Joe will be woefully leaving Blacksburg to start his job as a Technical Sales Engineer in Greenville, South …

ReVerb Leader Spotlight – Abigail Hammack

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Abigail Hammack is from Wichita, Kansas and graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communications: Public Relations. She currently lives in Blacksburg and work as the Client Relations Manager for Connors Law. She is the Creative Content Intern here at Northstar and designs a lot of the graphics that you see all over. Abigail loves …

Volunteers of All Ages

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Being a church without a permanent home (yet!), Northstar relies on volunteer helpers each and every week to make things run smoothly. And we absolutely have some of the greatest volunteers in the world. Northstar Church is truly blessed. Recently, we’ve had some new volunteers cropping up. They’ve been helping out by greeting folks at the Guest & Information Table …

God in the Ordinary

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Have you ever had a seemingly ordinary moment turn into a God-moment? Not long ago, I placed several calls to strangers in order to obtain background checks for potential childcare workers. One of the men I spoke with was a chatty man in the most pleasant way possible, and he easily worked his faith into our conversation. The ease with …

Joy

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A couple of weekends ago, I had the immense privilege of hanging all weekend with “my youths” (AKA the youth group at Northstar Church). The students in ReVerb are truly amazing and continue to impress, inspire, and encourage me daily. The theme of our Winter Retreat was Joy. Something we probably all need to recognize more in our lives. Amidst …

IF:Gathering

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On Friday and Saturday, February 3 and 4, I had the pleasure of attending a local simulcast event originating from Austin, Texas, called IF: Gathering. With locations worldwide, it was an incredible time of worship and speakers encouraging women to live in faith. If not us, then who?  If not now, then when? Predominantly referencing the early church in Acts, speakers …

Men At Work – Jim Rancourt

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This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Faith at Work

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Faith at WorkMen At Work is a gathering for the purpose of encouragement, fellowship, and fun for Northstar men and their friends and co-workers happening Friday, March 3. To find out more click here. The Men At Work Series is a way to promote the event and get to know …