Tributes: Matt Simpson

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This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Tributes

Tributes, for whatever reason, are often delivered posthumously. There is something released in our hearts at the event of someone’s passing that typically precipitates an outpouring of emotional platitudes and remembrances. This has been on display recently with the passing of legendary basketball player Kobe Bryant, as millions have taken to social media to express their grief and attempt to …

New Year, Same Me

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A new year is something that many look forward to, but perhaps no one more than those in the fitness industry. Though the idea of New Years’ “resolutions” have become ironic and are oft-derided, there are still a large number of people that see a new year as an opportunity to finally improve themselves, often physically. The transition from December …

Help Wanted on the Media Team

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We are ready to grow our Media Ministry in 2020! If you enjoy being creative and would like to help us with our Media Ministry, please let us know! There are so many ways to be a part of telling the story of faith in creative ways. Your interest and skills in graphic design, photography, videography, blogging/writing or social media …

New Members Spotlight

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This entry is part 37 of 37 in the series New Member Spotlight

At Northstar, we love our members. Every so often, we like to post online about who has recently joined the church so you can get to know them better. Here are just a few of our new members!   Scott Milvain My name is Scott Milvain and I am a Junior at Virginia Tech studying International Studies and German. Before living …

No Room

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So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was expecting a child. While they were there, the time came for the baby …

Baptism Celebration: Andrew Ansell

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It’s always a special Sunday when we have the opportunity to see people declare their faith in Christ through baptism. On Sunday night, December 8, we celebrated with Andrew Ansell. Click the video to hear his story and watch his baptism:

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 …