Building for the Future

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These are exciting days for this generation of Northstar. Since our founding, we have been a mobile church, having served, worshiped, and ministered without a “home” for 17 years! We are now on the edge of beginning construction of our first ministry facility, and we know that this project is beyond our ability, but fully within the parameters of God’s …

#DontGoBEaster 2017

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It’s become an Easter tradition around Northstar to greet one another differently during the service. Normally, we’d simply shake hands and meet those around us. On Easter, however, we take Easter selfies with the hashtag of #DontGoBEaster. Here are some of the pictures we tracked down over social from 2017.

ReVerb Leader Spotlight – Rachel Petrusky

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Rachel is a Junior at Virginia Tech. She is a self proclaimed Hokie from birth, studying Marketing and Entrepreneurship. Rachel love sports – playing them and watching them! She enjoys doing activities in the outdoors! 1. Why are you involved in youth ministry? My sister was a leader for ReVerb during her senior year at Tech and she encouraged me to …

Passion Week Devotionals: Easter Sunday

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This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Passion Week 2017

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Passion Week 2017I have fuller confidence at this point in my life than ever that Jesus Christ rose from the dead. I could point to numerous reasons based on observation, logic and history. However, for every solid reason a Christian posits for Jesus life, death, burial and resurrection, there are …

Passion Week Devotionals: Saturday

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This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Passion Week 2017

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Passion Week 2017In the Meantime… Rest in His Promise Easter Sunday? That’s tomorrow, the day after today. Saturday was the “in the meantime” for all who witnessed Jesus’ death–it was the dreadful day of waiting and not knowing what was to come. It also represents the “in the meantime” for …

Trained for Disaster Relief

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Saturday, April 8, was the opening morning of the spring turkey season in Virginia. If you know me, you know that is an important date, one that I put on my calendar and plan around. But this year I didn’t get up at 5:00 a.m. to traipse through the George Washington National Forest trying to interrupt the mating rituals of …