Rooted Moment: Jim Rancourt

By |2018-11-27T08:09:08-05:00November 16th, 2018|

We asked our church family to submit their reflections and thoughts about the Immeasurably More process. We're calling them "Rooted Moments." Many thanks to Jim Rancourt for his thoughts: What you sense and see God doing God is clearly working in the lives of the people of Northstar. Such an interesting collection of people with [...]

God in the Equation- You Want to Borrow How Much Money?

By |2018-11-15T13:09:35-05:00November 15th, 2018|

The Backstory First, a backstory to this blog post that really does relate to the Immeasurably More campaign of Northstar Church and the construction of the Northstar Ministry Center... Years ago, I read a lot of books that other people were reading, partly so that I could be part of the conversation. For example, with no [...]

Reflections: Trey Moore

By |2018-11-08T17:37:55-05:00November 8th, 2018|

Trey Moore is the fundraising team leader on the Immeasurably More team. He also serves on staff at Virginia Tech Cru, leads a small group for Northstar with his wife Rebecca and serves on Northstar's Leadership Board. He shared these thoughts with us for our Immeasurably More Celebration Sunday on November 4.

Immeasurably More Celebration reflections

By |2018-11-13T10:58:49-05:00November 8th, 2018|

This past Sunday was so encouraging for us as a church family and followers of Jesus. As I related in the message, I felt so inadequate as a leader to effectively communicate ALL THAT GOD HAS DONE, while communicating the PRACTICALS of where we are (financials, fundraising, budgets, construction process), and inviting you, as Northstar [...]

Immeasurably More Celebration Sunday – November 4

By |2018-11-01T12:58:40-04:00October 18th, 2018|

Has it really been three years? In October 2015, Northstar launched its first capital campaign to raise funds for our first ministry center. Since that time, we have experienced God in so many different ways. It's been humbling to what God provide over $3 million through giving. It was surreal and encouraging to see a rainbow on [...]

VE 3 Meeting: New Design, Unity… next?

By |2018-08-18T14:23:10-04:00August 5th, 2018|

The Immeasurably More team gathered with representatives from Spectrum Design and G&H Construction on Thursday evening, August 2 for our third value-engineering meeting. We had left our second meeting near our financial target and with some design adjustment ideas for the facility. [Read about those here.] Our third meeting was led by Nathan Harper, lead [...]

A Groundbreaking, Homecoming Celebration!

By |2018-07-02T16:17:58-04:00July 2nd, 2018|

Get ready to Dig In! Artwork submitted by Carolyn Noble Nearly 15 years ago, a handful of people stepped out in faith and launched a new church in the New River Valley called Northstar Church. In 2014, we finally found land and bought 10 acres of land on Prices Fork Road. Less than [...]