GAP Hike and Homeplace

GAP, News Leave a Comment

Are you new to Blacksburg and want to knock two things off your bucket list in one day? Join GAP on Saturday, September 16 to hike McAfee’s Knob and then eat at the Homeplace restaurant! McAfee’s Knob is one of the most photographed locations on the Appalachian Trail, and the Homeplace is one of the area’s most popular restaurants, in …

GAP Fall Kickoff

GAP, News Leave a Comment

Fall is quickly approaching and, with that, another semester of small groups! Join GAP on Saturday, August 26, at 6:00 p.m. at Blacksburg Municipal Park to celebrate the beginning of a new semester of small groups at Northstar Church. We will have games, food, and information about what GAP will be up to this fall! This is a great opportunity …

GAP Summer Bonfire

GAP, News Leave a Comment

On July 22, GAP will be having a bonfire out in Giles County, at Matt Simpson’s parents’ house! If you have not been out there before, check out some of the pictures from years past to get an idea of why this is a great place to get together for fun and a bonfire. As always, feel free to bring …

Lake Day – July 30

College Ministry, GAP, News Leave a Comment

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 …

The 1st GAP Olympiad

GAP, News Leave a Comment

Over the years, Northstar Church has noticed that our GAP ministry has had no shortage of competitive individuals. This can easily be seen in its members involvement in community volleyball leagues, pick-up flag football games, Family Feud events, and pretty much any excuse to break out a board game whenever two or more are gathered. Well, GAPpers, prepare yourselves. This …

GAP End of the Year Bonfire

GAP, News Leave a Comment

Let’s celebrate the school year coming to a close in the best way possible: burning things. We’ll be at Northstar’s plot of land on Prices Fork Road on Saturday, May 6 at about 7:00 p.m. to get things started and light the fire at dark. Food will not be provided beyond stuff for s’mores, but if you would like to …

April GAP Big Group

GAP, News Leave a Comment

The last GAP Big Group of the year is going to be Monday, April 24! We will be meeting at the Northstar Reserve space at 204 Draper Rd. NW, Blacksburg at 7:00 p.m. Neal Nelson will be speaking to us, and then we will have opportunity to spend time in smaller groups discussing what we’ve heard! This is a great …

GAP – VT Big Event Recap

Blog, GAP Leave a Comment

Last Saturday, 11 members of Northstar GAP were able to participate in Virginia Tech’s Big Event! We met at the Drillfield at about 9:30, and by 10:30 we were off to Christiansburg for our project. We arrived at the neighborhood of Walnut Run in Christiansburg, and quickly got to work. One group helped mulch the flowerbeds around one the resident’s …