Home Away from Home

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What do you think of when you hear the word home? We think of a warm place to relax, have a good meal, and spend quality time with family while being refreshed. We love our many college students at Northstar and are always looking for new ways to support and help them Be the Church. While college students have a …

Connect – Welcome Reception

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Well, the time is finally upon us… Summer is winding down and the fall semester is just around the corner. This means that classes are starting, homework will be given, and our students will have to get used to spending long nights alone in the library working on assignments they waited until the last minute to do. Fortunately, there is …

Lake Day – July 30

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Go jump in a lake! Sometimes, when you hear that, it can have a negative connotation. But, when you hear it from your friends with Northstar’s Connect, it’s definitely meant to be an invitation to an afternoon of fun and fellowship! On Sunday, July 30, we will be meeting at Claytor Lake after church. We will have a boat and …

Connect Senior Celebration!

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Calling all Northstar seniors! As we draw closer to the end of another semester in Blacksburg, we are both excited and saddened to see you graduate and move on to a new stage of life. On Sunday, April 23, we will host a Senior Celebration to celebrate and thank you for your investment in Northstar Church. All seniors are invited …

Connect Scavenger Hunt

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Excitement! Adventure! Thrills! Coming up on Friday, March 31, Connect College Ministry will be having an epic Scavenger Hunt beginning at 7:00 p.m.! Your mission, should you choose to accept it, will be to form a team of intrepid seekers. You will be given a list of things or actions to perform that you will photograph or video as proof. …

Who Is Our Dodgeball Champion?

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On the evening of Friday, February 3, something exciting was happening in Blacksburg. Exciting happenings on Friday nights in a college town are sure to be a rare occasion. But it happened. At Kipps Elementary School, students from all walks of life gathered to take part in a game that is traditionally saved for the schoolyard: Dodgeball. Connect, Northstar’s college …

Connect Is Crazy in Love with Breakfast!

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“The people ate and were satisfied.” –Mark 8:8 Are you Crazy in Love with breakfast?! Maybe you just like breakfast a little bit? Okay, maybe you’re not a huge fan of breakfast, but you definitely like hanging out with people, right? Whatever your feelings toward breakfast foods, you’re invited to join Connect for Connect 88 each Sunday beginning February 12! …