Child Protection and New Children’s Ministry Volunteer Training

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If you are a current children’s ministry volunteer we are asking that each of you go through a child protection training which will enable you to identify issues and help protect children from harm. Every children’s ministry volunteer will be required to go through this training to ensure we are providing a safe environment for our children at church. This …

2020 Baby Bottle Campaign

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It’s that time of year again!! Each year we partner with the Pregnancy Resource Center through their Baby Bottle Campaign. The last Sunday in January, we hand out empty baby bottles and after about a month, they are returned to us filled with money! All of the proceeds from this campaign go to support the Pregnancy Resource Center of the New …

Children’s Move Up Sunday!

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It’s time to move on up! On Sunday, January 26, children in the Bloom ministry (babies, toddlers and preschoolers) will move up to their new classrooms (see guidelines below). We will celebrate with a warm welcome from their new teachers as well as a bubble party for Buds and Sprouts and Blossoms. Here are the guidelines to help you know …

Kids Christmas Story

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In December 2018, our kids got together to tell the Christmas story in their own way. We are thankful for their joy, and their video is timeless. It’s fun to see how much they’ve grown in the past year! Credits to Finley Petersen for reading the story for us:

Baby Dedication 2020

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If you are a Northstar member and a parent of an infant or toddler, we invite you to join in the celebration and dedication of raising your child to know Christ with our church family! The baby dedication will take place Sunday, January 12. We will have a Baby Dedication Orientation on Saturday, January 4 at 10:00 a.m. at the Northstar …

Recap and video: Harvest Hoedown

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Fall in the New River Valley… ..is filled with oranges, reds, the smell of burning wood and PUMPKINS! It has become a tradition to experience all the fall feels at Sinkland Farms each year at Harvest Hoedown! Harvest Hoedown is a time for folks who go to Northstar and folks who just want to come and enjoy a fun night to celebrate the beautiful place …

Recap: Fall Field Day Fun!

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Sunday, September 29 was our first annual Fall Field Day! Our kids were encouraged to BE the church by inviting friends and neighbors to church for a special day packed with fun and truth. The kids started the morning off with worship led by one of our outstanding volunteers, Ben Batman. Next the kids rotated through stations which included a …

Children’s Ministry Volunteer Training – Everyone Welcome!

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If you are a new children’s ministry volunteer, you are a current volunteer who has not attended a training or you are interested in joining our children’s ministry team, you are invited to a time of learning, fellowship, and fun! Join us Saturday, October 12 from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.  at the Northstar Ministry Center. A light breakfast and childcare …