Share Your Story With Us

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Throughout 2016, Northstar Church became a congregation full of storytellers. As we have studied the book of Acts, we have explored the story of the early church. We have embraced the idea that, as the church, that story continues 2,000 years later. And each of us, being a part of the church, have our own stories to tell. We have …

Disaster Relief in Gatlinburg

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In recent weeks, we have all seen news footage of the destruction left behind after wildfire swept through Gatlinburg, Tennessee. The Southern Baptist Convention’s Disaster Relief Team is mobilizing a group that will head out this week to help. Northstar member Steve Bodtke will be joining this effort. Steve was recently interviewed by Roanoke station WSLS about the upcoming relief effort. (click …

Bags of Joy – Thank You!

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Last month, on Missions Sunday, we put out the call for our members to participate in Bags of Joy. Northstar Family, you came through! Thank you for all you do throughout the year! Thank you for stepping up and filling these Bags of Joy! You truly show what it means to Be the Church!

An Update from the Mission Field

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As we approach Missions Sunday, we are reminded of those with whom we have partnered in the mission field, both at home and around the world. Northstar’s own Stephanie Tripodi has provided us with an update on her life, work, and faith walk. Hi friends! I’m coming up on five months living here in Manila. I can’t believe how fast …

Serving Those Who Protect and Serve

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This past week during our small group time, the ladies and I prepared snack bags and wrote thank you cards for each of the officers and staff of the Blacksburg Police Department. Small groups of Northstar are encouraged to find ways to be the church in our community. After finishing our latest study, I Know His Name: Discovering Power in …

Disaster Relief Story: Steve Bodtke

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Northstar’s own Steve Bodtke (2nd from the left on the back row) served recently on his first disaster relief experience in Conway, South Carolina. Hurricane Matthew wreaked havoc from the Caribbean all the way to Coastal Carolina. There was a lot of death and destruction, and many Christians were able to respond with help and the message of the good …

My Northstar Story: Kaylee Waldrop

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“For you shall go out in joy and be led forth in peace.” – Isaiah 55:12 This verse has been my rock during this time of transition. It reminds me of the faithfulness of God in this past season and the hope I have in His faithfulness in the season to come. I’ve been in Williamsburg for two weeks now. …