Aaron Peck

Aaron grew up in nearby Roanoke, Virginia. He went to Bluefield College where he studied Behavioral Science and Christian Studies. Aaron has been a member of Northstar since 2013 and has been actively involved in children's ministry for nearly as long. In 2014, he became the Children's Ministry Assistant. Currently, he also works as our Creative Content Director and Stephen Ministry Supervisor. He is excited to have this opportunity to serve God with an amazing church family and staff.

In his spare time, Aaron enjoys watching movies, reading, and spending time with friends. His favorite movie is Back to the Future and he probably owns one too many Superman t-shirts. He also loves to write and blogs regularly at The Confusing Middle.

Aaron is the Creative Content Director on the staff at Northstar. Visit our leadership page to get to know the rest of the team.

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DIG IN – Pictures Worth a Thousand Words

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There is so much that we could say about Sunday’s Dig In Celebration and what a blessing it was to mark the 15th anniversary of Northstar Church with a groundbreaking on the site of our very first Ministry Center! But why use words when these images say it all? Video credit: Carolyn Noble Time Lapse Video credit: Ezra Richards Video credit: …

Shipwrecked – A Thrilling Third Day!

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Can you believe it’s almost over?! It’s crazy to think that only a few days ago, we began this crazy adventure called Shipwrecked! How is it already Thursday?! We run into this every year… Our camp days just fly by because we’re all having such an amazing time together that, before we all know it, it’s time for our Thursday …

Shipwrecked – A Fantastic First Day!

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What an incredible first day of Kids’ Camp! We were so excited to welcome all of our kids for the kickoff to this year’s Northstar Kids’ Camp – Shipwrecked! There was singing! There was dancing! There were stories! And then… there was rain! (Boy, was there rain!) But that certainly didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits! In fact, it was fitting that …

Caitlyn Scaggs – Caught in the Act

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This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Caught in the Act

Recently, Northstar’s own Caitlyn Scaggs was recognized by the NRV American Business Women’s Association as their Community Woman of the Year! “Honestly, I feel overwhelmed (in a good way) by this recognition,” said Caitlyn when asked about receiving this award in June. “It’s incredible and humbling.” But Caitlyn is quick to move the spotlight off of herself and shine it …

Emma Cook – Caught in the Act

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Congratulations to Emma Cook! Emma has been named a 2018 Virginia Baptist Foundation Scholarship winner! Each year, the Virginia Baptist Foundation provides thousands of dollars in scholarship funds to deserving students, helping to lower the cost of tuition and expenses for college. This fund is made possible by the generous donations given by Baptist churches throughout the state of Virginia. …

Holly Lemons – Caught in the Act

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Hey Northstar Family! Did you catch the May 9 issue of The Burgs? The front page featured a photo of Northstar’s own Holly Lemons! The article is about Blacksburg’s Citizens Police Academy, of which Jeff & Holly Lemons are graduates. It’s a seven week program that the town’s police department holds each spring for Montgomery County residents. If you would …

Serious Rest, Enjoyable Rest

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We’re all friends here, right? I hope that means that it’s okay for me to be honest as I write this blog post. I definitely needed to hear this sermon this week. If you missed it, click the link to check out the podcast. In it, Jeff continued the Created & Called sermon series by moving into the first three …

Prayer on the Land – Continue Praying

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On Easter Sunday, we invited and encouraged our members and attenders to visit Northstar’s land and the site of our future Ministry Center to walk and pray for our church and our community. If you were able to make it out for that special time of prayer, you saw the signs posted which provided prayer topics at each station. Here, …