Harvest Hoedown | Sinkland Farms

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We had an incredible time celebrating fall and enjoying each other’s company at our Harvest Hoedown held at Sinkland Farms in Riner. The night included pumpkins, hayrides, hotdogs, s’mores, a costume contest, line dancing, and lots of laughter. The day started off dreary but by the time our hoedown began the weather eased up–and we were thankful. We are grateful for the …

Member Spotlight: Meet Sarah

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Up next in our member spotlight is Sarah Bell. As an invested woman in Northstar, Sarah is a vital component of the Sunday morning prayer team, helps with the building campaign team, and participates in a small group. She also displays her compassionate heart in the community at Winterfrost Farm in Radford, VA, helping with horses that have been rescued. …

Immeasurably More: HOPE

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So many Christians these days lack hope. They are stuck in a cycle of hopelessness. We live in a culture that is a hopeless culture. Our culture will attempt to tell you that you will be okay as long as you have money, a good job, a family, your health, a college degree, a car—amongst other things—your hopes will be fulfilled. …

Member Spotlight: Meet Rebecca

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We are excited to introduce you to Rebecca Lansford. She is a member at Northstar, part of our greeting team, and serves in the Children’s Ministry. She also recently took on leadership with the GAP ministry as a coach for the female leaders. When Rebecca isn’t serving at Northstar she is serving through her role as a staff with Campus Crusade for …

Member Spotlight: Meet Vanessa

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A large church body is a tremendous blessing but also comes with the challenge of getting to know other people as Sunday mornings are usually a flurry of activity. We want to help overcome that challenge by introducing you to some of the members of Northstar. Today, we are excited to introduce you to Vanessa Tegenkamp. Vanessa is a stay-at-home …

Immeasurably More: LOVE

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Sunday, September 20 was an especially exciting Sunday as we kicked off our four week Immeasurably More series. The series is part of our epic faith adventure to build a ministry center that we firmly believe God has called us to do. This center will allow us to continue to be the church to our community for generations to come. …

Vision Sunday: Rainbow

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The sight of a rainbow on the future site of Northstar Church of Blacksburg, Virginia was an incredible encouragement to the congregation on Vision Sunday, September 13, 2015.

Northstar history

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We’ve been compiling a Northstar “History” document for some time now. Bob and Sandra Jackson began the document for us. Bob was the founding pastor of Northstar. Since that time, we’ve not been great at updating the material. We welcome your help and input into “filling in some of the gaps,” so we’re making the document available on Google docs …