GAPnews: GAPsGiving


The 4th annual celebration of GAPsGiving will be held on Saturday November 16 at 7pm at Fieldstone UMC. This is our annual Thanksgiving potluck! Come bring some friends and some food, Be sure to sign up with the link below. If someone is already making what you wanted to make, just make it anyways…trust us someone will eat it! POTLUCK SIGNUP

Spain Missions Trip

Be The Church, College Ministry, GAP, News

Northstar will take a short-term mission trip to San Sebastian, Spain from January 7-17 to minister to the Basque people. The Basque people are considered an Unreached People Group (UPG) according to the International Mission Board (IMB), which means that they have little or no access to the gospel. Northstar has partnered with some other ministries, to help make the …

Farewell Post: Kendra


I came to Northstar church after moving to Blacksburg for Architecture school. I was so blessed to meet a group of people that loved and cared for me during the stressful graduate school experience. GAP reminded me of what was truly important in life, which I often forgot when grades and deadlines demanded my time and energy. I experienced the …

Farewell Post: Tanisha


It’s hard to believe that two years ago I graduated with my master’s degree and was preparing for my big move to Virginia Tech! I can remember being excited, anxious, nervous, yet ready for the new adventure. As some of you know, Victor and I were still just dating at the time, and he was stationed in New Orleans as …

GAP Kickoff (Grads & Professionals) – Sept. 3

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By Sarah Blosch Get ready to celebrate a new season of GAP at the fall kickoff! This year’s event will take place at Hand in Hand park and will include a cookout, outdoor games, and of course, some awesome fellowship with new and returning members of GAP. The kickoff will take place from 6:00 until dark on Tuesday, September 3, …

GAPnotes: CrossFit Commercial

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By: Viktor O I’ve been meaning to write this up for a while, then 2 things happened: 1) Nic’s devotion at Big.Small Group was on 1 Corinthians 9:25. 2) I found out the CrossFit Games are this weekend. (p.s. If you weren’t there Wednesday, make sure to watch Nic’s devotion here.) CrossFit is a fitness company; they describe their approach …

GAPnotes: Global Perspective


By Sarah G Sometimes I worry that Christians (myself included) are in danger of missing the bigger picture. We pray, we worship, we study the Bible, and we try to be loving to the people we encounter on a daily basis. But here’s the thing, as Christians we are called to a mission that goes beyond growing in our relationship …

GAPnotes: Panel Followup (Aaron)


By Aaron As a followup to our Relationships Panel, we asked our panelists to weigh in on questions we didn’t have time to cover. Here’s Aaron’s take: Why does the Church seem to place so much emphasis on unmarried Christians getting married?  Well, fellow GAPpers, I’m glad you asked. Personally, I think the Church places emphasis on marriage because it …