NO worship services at BMS March 15 & 22

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First of all, thank you so much for praying! We have been so thankful as a leadership team to receive the assurance of your prayers and have sensed God’s presence and guidance. We were informed yesterday evening that MCPS will be closing all its buildings to gatherings and events due to Governor Northram’s directive on Friday. That means that we will …

Responding to the Coronavirus

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It’s humbling to be reminded of our humanness and that we are not immune to illness, trial and simply mortal. With the recent classification of the coronavirus (COVID-19) as a pandemic by the World Health Organization, we wanted to make you aware that we are aware, prayerful, and seeking to make responsible decisions as a church family regarding our preparedness, …

GAP Hike – CANCELED

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Governor Northam has asked Virginians to keep and sort of gathering to 10 people or less. In light of that and other concerns, and in the interest of obeying our leaders and being a good witness, we have decided to cancel the hike scheduled for this Saturday, March 21. These next couple of weeks are going to be a strange …

[IF] Gathering for Ladies IS POSTPONED

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UPDATE 3/18/2020: THE [IF] GATHERING HAS BEEN POSTPONED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED AFTER WE RESUME NORMAL MINISTRY EVENT ACTIVITIES. Northstar will be hosting an IF:Gathering on March 28 at the Lion Room! If you haven’t heard of IF, it is an international ministry that focuses on equipping women with gospel-centered resources, events, and community, so that they may learn more about …

Missions Team Interest Meeting

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John Piper once said, “Missions exists because worship does not.” What he meant is that the distinctive purpose of missions is to introduce people around the world to Jesus Christ and help them grow as disciples. Worship of the one true God is the end result of every genuine mission effort. Our heartbeat at Northstar is to “be the church.” …

Valley Student Conference

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If you are in 6th-12th grade, then you are welcome to join us as we attend Valley Student Conference in Roanoke, Va. Valley Student Conference is a gathering of students and a partnership of student pastors all over the Roanoke Valley for the spread of the Gospel. The conference team believes that God is searching for a generation of students that …

You’ve Been Egged! An Invitation to Easter

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Update (3/31-2020): Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 realities and Governor Northram’s Executive Order #55, we have canceled the Drive-Thru Egging. Easter is a great opportunity to be invitational to church. Why not be invitational in a fun way? Usually getting “egged” isn’t a good thing, but this time it is! As a way to reach out, have fun, and invite friends/neighbors/classmates/coworkers/families/internationals …