It is that simple

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Lately, I have noticed that a large majority of people in my life are feeling burnt out. It transcends age, gender, career status and personality type. It appears that being worn out is now part of the shared human condition. As someone who approaches life with an intentionally positive perspective, this admission is hard. However, I cannot ignore that the …

Baptism Celebration: Livi Marrin

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On Sunday, October 11 we celebrated Livi Marrin’s baptism with her and her family. Watch her faith story and baptism here:  

Jeff’s summer sabbatical

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At our worship service Sunday evening June 14, we announced the launching of Jeff’s sabbatical, beginning next week! Jeff has served Northstar since July 2009 – that’s 11 years! We are excited for him to spend the summer in rest and refreshment, and we invite you to be praying for him as he embraces some needed down time. As we …

New Member Spotlight: Erika Gresh

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This entry is part 12 of 37 in the series New Member Spotlight

We are excited to welcome Erika Gresh into our Northstar family! If you haven’t had a chance to meet her yet, look for her on Sunday morning! Erika was introduced to Northstar through Adelyn Noble a few years ago and recently became a member in September! Tell the church a little about yourself. I’m a nursing student at Radford University. …

Recap: December Nights – “Ready for Jesus”

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Our first December Nights of 2018 was full – joyful and wonderful. Our service was also full of people! One of the highlights was our children singing “Go Tell It on the Mountain.” One special feature of the evening was Jeff recognizing Julie Jewell for five years of faithful service to Northstar as our children’s minister. The message for the …

November Grand Connect Gathering: Endurance

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At the November gathering of the Grand Connect, Virginia Tech track coach Dave Cianelli led an interactive and thought-provoking session on the topic of endurance. The discussion was based on carefully chosen scripture verses which prompted heartfelt questions and honest reflection by each of our Grand Connect attenders. Dave began his talk with the definition of the word “endurance”. He …

October Grand Connect: Praying the Scriptures for your Adult Children

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At the October Grand Connect gathering, Donna Padis shared with us some principles about praying for our adult children. The following were some of her points: God has given each of us the opportunity to partner with Him in the destiny he has for our children…through prayer. Our efforts to solve, worry about, or ”fix” our children’s problems leaves little …