A Groundbreaking, Homecoming Celebration!

Aaron Peck News

Get ready to Dig In! Nearly 15 years ago, a handful of people stepped out in faith and launched a new church in the New River Valley called Northstar Church. In 2014, we finally found land and bought 10 acres on Prices Fork Road. Less than a year later, we celebrated as it was paid off. Then in October 2015, …

Emma Cook – Caught in the Act

Aaron Peck Blog

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Caught in the Act

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. …

Baptism Celebration – June 10

Aaron Peck News

What a continued joy it is to celebrate new life and obedience! We will be having a baptism service on Sunday, June 10, during our 10:00 a.m. service. If you or a family member are interested in being baptized, please fill out our baptism interest form or contact the church office. We’ll set up a meeting with you to discuss …

Holly Lemons – Caught in the Act

Aaron Peck Blog

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Caught in the Act

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 …

Cascades Hiking Trip with Reverb

Aaron Peck News, Youth

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: …

Shipwrecked & Micah’s Backpack

Aaron Peck News

Shipwrecked – Northstar’s Kids’ Camp 2018 is happening in July! We are excitedly preparing for Kids’ Camp! Part of that preparation comes with our service project for the kids during their week at camp! Once again, Northstar Church is partnering with Micah’s Backpack! This year, we will begin collecting supplies on Sunday, June 3, and will continue collecting each Sunday …

The Care Team Craft/Sew Day

Aaron Peck News

Are you crafty? Are you SEW awesome it can’t be contained? Are you on a first name basis with the sales people at Hobby Lobby? On Saturday, June 16, the Northstar Care Team will host a Craft/Sew Day at the Northstar Ministry Center. This is going to be an incredible time of fellowship while taking the opportunity to focus on …

Connect is LIT this Summer

Aaron Peck College Ministry, News

Living In Truth… Are you a college student that’s hanging out in Blacksburg this summer? Then we hope you’ll make plans to join Connect, Northstar’s college ministry, for LIT! On Wednesdays throughout the summer, we’ll meet up at the Petersen house for a time of fun and fellowship! We’ll dive into God’s Word and then spend time hanging out with …

Crossroads Camp – 2018

Aaron Peck News, Youth

Youth! Reverb’s week of Summer Camp is coming up June 18-22! We will be heading back down to Anderson, South Carolina to spend a few days and nights at Crossroads Camp! This year’s theme is “By Faith.” Youth Camp is open to everyone in grades 6-12! If you’re interested and/or have friends who haven’t signed up yet, don’t wait too …