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Member Spotlight: Meet Rebecca


We are excited to introduce you to Rebecca Lansford. She is a member at Northstar, part of our greeting team, and serves in the Children’s Ministry. She also recently took on leadership with the GAP ministry as a coach for the female leaders. When Rebecca isn’t serving at Northstar she is serving through her role as a staff with Campus Crusade for …

Member Spotlight: Meet Vanessa


A large church body is a tremendous blessing but also comes with the challenge of getting to know other people as Sunday mornings are usually a flurry of activity. We want to help overcome that challenge by introducing you to some of the members of Northstar. Today, we are excited to introduce you to Vanessa Tegenkamp. Vanessa is a stay-at-home …

Immeasurably More: LOVE


Sunday, September 20 was an especially exciting Sunday as we kicked off our four week Immeasurably More series. The series is part of our epic faith adventure to build a ministry center that we firmly believe God has called us to do. This center will allow us to continue to be the church to our community for generations to come. …

Staff Spotlight: Meet Megan


What is your name and your job title?  Megan Evans, Administrative Assistant How long have you worked at Northstar and what did you do before? I’ve been working at Northstar for 2 months. Before I started working here, I worked in the quality assurance department for a materials testing lab, formulated shampoo and worked as a research and development technician for a …

Grasping the Gospel: The Work of Gospel Renewal


Jeff, our lead pastor, delivered a powerful sermon to conclude our “Grasping the Gospel” series. One of the arguably most powerful moments of the sermon was when Jeff reminded us that God doesn’t accept our moral self-improvement as an adequate offering to make ourselves right with Him. Jesus has already done all your work for you. The beauty and simplicity of …

Testimony: Jeff Kinney {Video}


Jeff Kinney shares his testimony at our BigSmallGroup. Jeff delves into how Gods plans were laid on his heart leading to decisions that may baffle the world but not God. Through His plans God has blessed and provided for Jeff, allowing God to be ultimately glorified.

Staff Spotlight: Neal Nelson


We are extremely excited to introduce you to our Associate Pastor, Neal Nelson. He is an easy-going, outdoor-loving, family man, with a huge heart for the Lord. Enjoy this inside scoop on Neal! How long have you worked at Northstar and what did you do before? I have been with Northstar for one year. Prior to that I worked as a …

Staff Spotlight: Meet Dave


If you haven’t met Dave Farris in person yet, you’ll definitely want to. He is extremely easy going and friendly with a heart on fire for Jesus and spreading The Gospel. He is the lead pastor at Northstar-Pulaski and can also be found playing percussion in the worship band. He leads Northstar Pulaski and serves the community with a strong emphasis …

Staff Spotlight: Meet Alex Kacere


You are in for a real treat! Prepare to meet Alex Kacere, Northstar’s Youth Minister. He is a fun loving guy that serves our youth with enthusiasm and passion. His sense of humor is incredible and keeps us on our toes. Make sure you look for Alex on Sunday at Church, give him a fist bump, and then give him a hard …