Apply to be an intern at Northstar

Erin Petersen College Ministry, News

Our Intern Team at Northstar Church is indispensable and always add so much to the life of our staff team! This semester, the team included Nick Alley, Megan Lee, Paisleigh Price, and Matt Mills. They each contributed to the daily, inner workings of the church, as well as serving in a variety of ministries according to their gifts. As we …

Finals at The Reserve

Erin Petersen College Ministry, News

Students! Does the prospect of looming finals stress you out?! Are you looking for a place to study that won’t be too loud but won’t be too quiet? Maybe you want a study spot that has just the right amount of distractions for when you need a study break! The Northstar Reserve (204 Draper Street) will be open for students …

Sunday Elective Series: Messy People, Beautiful Grace

Erin Petersen College Ministry, News

The Bible has a lot to say about our sexuality and how we are to express ourselves in relationships. Significant issues such as gender, same-sex attraction and who we are to love and how are all addressed in scripture. What is harder to apply is how we are to love people on all sides of the sexuality spectrum with truth …

College students, it’s back and it’s LIT.

Erin Petersen 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 Mondays throughout the summer, we’ll meet up at the Farnsworth’s house for a time of food, fun and fellowship! We will eat dinner,  have a devotional time and then break out games …

Send Off Sunday

Joseph Hunter Blog, College Ministry, Photos

We are so thankful for these members of our Northstar family that are leaving us and Blacksburg as they move on to other opportunities. Take a look at what they have to say about their time here at Northstar!

Connect 88 series: Messy People, Beautiful Grace

Erin Petersen College Ministry, News

The Bible has a lot to say about our sexuality and how we are to express ourselves in relationships. Significant issues such as gender, same-sex attraction and who we are to love and how are all addressed in scripture. What is harder to apply is how we are to love people on all sides of the sexuality spectrum with truth …

New Member Spotlight: Jordan Shanahan

Neal Nelson Blog, College Ministry

This entry is part 21 of 37 in the series New Member Spotlight

You will probably recognize Jordan as one of our vocalists on the worship team, so take a few minutes and get to know her as a new member… Hello Northstar! My name is Jordan and I am a sophomore at Virginia Tech (but I’m graduating a year early so I guess I’m a junior?). I am from northern Virginia, and …

Reflections on Passion 2019

Jeff Noble Blog, College Ministry

Going into Passion 2019, I truly had no idea what to expect. Some knew every speaker and artist that we would be seeing, but I chose the route of simply signing up and rolling with it. The first session, we were led in worship by Sean Curran, and the energy in the arena was something I had never experienced on …