Congratulations to our parade volunteer winner

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We had a such a great time participating in the Blacksburg Christmas parade this year! Our float received third place overall, but the joy and fun of joining our community in celebrating Christmas was even better. Many thanks to our families and children and worship team who made this year’s float possible. We had a drawing to give one of …

Reflections on Psalm 119:1-8

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“Joyful are people of integrity, who follow the instructions of the Lord. Joyful are those who obey his laws and search for him with all their hearts. They do not compromise with evil, and they walk only in his paths. You have charged us to keep your commandments carefully. Oh, that my actions would consistently reflect your decrees! Then I …

Scott Anderson to be ordained

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Scott Anderson, his wife Chelsea, and their two kids are an important part of our Northstar family. They moved back to Blacksburg to serve at the BCM at Virginia Tech. Tomorrow, we have the privilege of participating in Scott’s ordination. “I’m humbled and grateful that Northstar Church is creating space to formally and publicly affirm God’s calling on my life. …

December Nights Highlights: Night One

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December Nights is one of our favorite times of the year! If you missed the first night, check out this quick highlight video! Our first evening was full of excitement. From worship to the message (click me to listen to the sermon!), the first night was packed with the truth, hope, and joy of Christmas time. We are so excited …

Kids Christmas Story

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In December 2018, our kids got together to tell the Christmas story in their own way. We are thankful for their joy, and their video is timeless. It’s fun to see how much they’ve grown in the past year! Credits to Finley Petersen for reading the story for us:

Advent Devotionals – Christmas 2019

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The King is coming. Jesus Christ has come and will come again. This is the hope of the Church whom He purchased with His blood. It is the eager expectation and desire of His people. Advent, formed from a Latin word meaning “coming” or “arrival,” is about the coming of Christ. It’s the traditional celebration of the first advent of …

“Come to my Bible Study!”

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“I have a small group tonight and you should be there!” “We prayed for you at small group last night.” These are a few lines that we can so often hear within Christian circles either at church or within a campus ministry. The heart behind these things is good, but many times, there are many preconceived notions with “small group” …

Covenant Renewal Sunday Announcement

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This coming Sunday is our annual Covenant Renewal Sunday, where all of our members will re-sign their church membership covenants to reaffirm their decision to be a member of Northstar Church. Watch the video below to hear more form Jeff on the heart of membership, as well as why this Sunday is such a good experience for all.