Fridays are for #nstarshirtday

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Have you gotten your Northstar Church t-shirt yet? Great! (If you haven’t yet, don’t worry, you can buy one on a Sunday morning for $10 or at the church office.) As we get ready for winter, we now have long sleeve t-shirts available for you, for $15. We’d like to try a social experiment. We’ll call it #nstarshirtday. Wear your shirt …

ThankFuel Series, Part 1

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Darrell Cook, Campus Minister at the Virginia Tech BCM and a part of the Leadership Board of Northstar began the ThankFuel Series. His message was based on the story of Jesus and the ten lepers, found in Luke 17:11-19. Through this message we were reminded that along with asking, thankfulness is one of the book ends of dependency on God. In this …

Mission Sunday: The Cross & The Nations

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“At Northstar, we host an annual Mission Sunday and make it a priority for our church in order to encourage our church family to be the church globally. By highlighting the mission partnerships that we have, it helps the people of Northstar find opportunities to invest their lives beyond the local church. It is a reminder that we are part …

Immeasurably More Share Service

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On November 8, 2015, Northstar Church celebrated all God has done and continues to do through our Immeasurably More series by inviting our members and guests to share what they’d learned from the series. From the beginning of the campaign series, our heart was that the campaign would not be centered on a building but on our personal relationships with Jesus Christ. The series was …

Covenant Renewal Sunday

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At Northstar, membership is not simply a roster to which your name is added. We are not a social club meant to provide activities for entertainment. Church is not just a gathering; it is a group of people that have been formed because of what Jesus did on the cross. We are a portion of the body of Christ that …

Membership Matters: Why Northstar Is A Covenant Membership Church

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There’s several reasons that we advocate church membership. We believe that church membership is biblically-based, spiritually encouraging and socially necessary. We also feel that church membership should be mission-centered. Therefore, we have created a form of church membership that embraces all four core values, which we call covenant membership. We live in a culture that is highly individualistic and narcissistic. …

Immeasurably More Commitment

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Sunday, October 25, 2015 was one of the more exciting Sundays in our church’s history. It was the conclusion of our Immeasurably More series with the theme of Immeasurably More Commitment. Our pastor, Jeff Noble,  rehashed our first four sermons about our vision, love, hope, grace and contentment. When we add all four of these gifts that God has given …

Member Spotlight: Meet Bobby & Teresa Grisso

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We’d like to introduce you to a couple that is a part of Northstar, Bobby and Teresa Grisso.  Though their extended family covers four or five states, they feel God has called them to invest in Northstar, so let’s get this introduction started!  And remember to say, “Hi!” in person the next time you see either of them. _______________________________________________________________________ What do …

Immeasurably More: Contentment

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This may be the most challenging message in our Immeasurably More series. [podcast here] It is our faith family’s conviction that if we become grounded in how much God loves, how much He has graced us, and the immeasurably more hope we can find in Him, then we will have a renewed affection for Him, and we will experience lives being …