Crossroads Camp Final Update

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I can’t believe that the week is already over! As I’m sitting back in Blacksburg reflecting on what the Lord did this past week, I am so humbled that he allowed myself and our wonderful leaders to be a part of it. As we transition back into the real world, my prayer is that students wouldn’t forget the decisions that …

Crossroads Camp Day 3

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A parent texted me the other day saying that a “heat wave” was hitting the Carolinas and I responded by saying “we’re definitely feeling it.” Even with the hot temperatures and high humidity, the students are having an incredible time! Sharie King led our morning breakout session and she talked about what it looked like for us to eliminate distractions …

Crossroads Camp Day 2

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I can’t believe that this day is already over but it was another exciting and PACKED day! After a brief night of sleep, we gathered together for breakfast and a few morning worship services! From my two roommates, I got to hear a story of my wonderful sleep talking skills. We also laughed about the story of a  particular student …

Crossroads Camp Day 1

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This morning, our youth group left the ministry center at 7:30 to head down to Crossroads camp in Anderson, SC for the week! We stopped and ate some Christian chicken, of course, at Chick-fil-A and made great time in getting to our destination. Upon arrival the staff was extremely welcoming and made all of the students and our leaders feel …

High School Summer Small Group

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High Schoolers! Reverb is holding a weekly Bible study this summer that’s just for you! Beginning on Thursday, June 28, we will be getting together at the home of John and Megan Evans to dive into Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. Although Ephesians is one of the New Testament’s shortest books, in terms of word count–only 6 chapters and 155 …

Cascades Hiking Trip with Reverb

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High Schoolers! Take a hike! Reverb, Northstar’s youth ministry, is heading over to the Cascades in Giles County for a day on the trail. We’ll meet at the Northstar Minstry Center at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 9 and then drive out to Pembroke for the hike. Be sure to wear sunscreen and comfortable hiking shoes! At a glance… What: …

Youth Leader Spotlight – Autumn Halsey

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Hi Northstar family! I am Autumn Halsey! I am from a small town known as Independence in Grayson County, Virginia. I love the mountains and the small-town feel so Blacksburg was a perfect place for me to call “Home” for undergrad. I will graduate in December from Virginia Tech with a degree in Accounting and a degree in Business Management. …

Youth Leader Spotlight – Adelyn Noble

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Hello Northstar family! I was born in Little Rock, Arkansas and spent my childhood in a small town near there until I moved to Blacksburg, VA at the start of middle school! I consider Blacksburg home and am thankful that the Lord brought me to such a special place! I just finished my freshman year at Christopher Newport University where …

Youth Intern Spotlight – Bobby Murray

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In addition to being one of our volunteer leaders, Bobby Murray will be interning with us! I knew Bobby from my time as a Young Life leader in college and I am excited that he will be helping out this summer! Bobby just graduated this past spring with a double major in Public Relations and Religion and is originally from …