Staff Youth Night

Alex Kacere Blog, Youth

On Sunday, January 31 at ReVerb Youth Group, Northstar Staff “took over” the night for our first ever Staff Youth Night. Jeff, our Lead Pastor, started the night up with an introduction and a “guess the time” for Megan Evan’s baby to be born. Neal, Associate Pastor, and Kaylee, Children’s Ministry Intern, led the game for the night which was Reverse Pictionary. …

Psalm 136 Challenge

Alex Kacere Blog, Youth

This past Sunday at ReVerb, the students were challenged to find Joy and Optimism at all times in life. This challenge is only attainable if we know how to define Joy and Optimism. When we look to the world for these definitions, it tells us that unless we are rich or famous or pretty or fit, we are missing out on …

Northstar Youth Group in 2016

Alex Kacere Blog, Youth

As we roll around the new year, ReVerb Youth Group is just about one and a half years old. 2015 felt like a very fruitful year as we strived to become a healthy youth group with a cohesive heartbeat. We went through many different studies in 2015 which were almost all focused on building foundation for our faith. We examined the …

Northstar Reverb Returns To Nights

Alex Kacere Blog, Youth

Can you believe that 2016 is upon us? It is crazy to me that we are rapidly approaching two years since I arrived in Blacksburg. It seems like just yesterday I was meeting the staff for an interview and eating at the “Gucci” El Rods. Nonetheless, a new year has come and the youth group has transitioned out of our December Morning meeting …

December Nights 2015

Jeff Noble Children's Ministry, College Ministry, GAP, News, Youth

December Nights is right around the corner! During the month of December, we don’t have Sunday morning services. Yes, you read that right. We don’t meet on Sunday mornings in the month of December! This year is our 7th December to celebrate the gift of God in Christ during December Nights! We move our worship services to the evening and focus on the …

Harvest Hoedown at Sinkland Farms

Julie Jewell Children's Ministry, College Ministry, GAP, News, Youth

We are excited to offer a fun event for our church family and community. Join us for a Harvest Hoedown, Saturday October 10 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Sinkland Farms! We’ve arranged special pricing for the evening for those coming as our guests. It’s a wonderful opportunity to meet our neighbors, community and students. So come with your costumes and dancing …

StewARTship

Julie Jewell Children's Ministry, College Ministry, GAP, News, Youth

Sunday, October 4 after the 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. services we will celebrate StewARTship! If you have an art or craft skill and would like to use this as way to creatively give towards Northstar’s Immeasurably More Campaign, we invite you to participate! All art will be displayed between services for members and guests to browse and make a bid on. …

Youth leave for Crossroads camp

Jeff Noble News, Youth

39 youth and sponsors drove out of the New River Valley this morning bound for Anderson University in Anderson, SC for Crossroads Camp (#CRSC15). There were 18 students from our Blacksburg campus and 13 from our Pulaski campus and six leaders. With multiple vans loaded with excited teens, the groups will converge for a week of worship, fun, learning and transformation. …

May Parent Workshop

Julie Jewell Children's Ministry, News, Youth

Parents, mark your calendars for Saturday, May 30 from 10am-3pm at Virginia Tech’s BCM for a time of encouragement, conversation and prayer about the hardest, most rewarding and important job on Earth – being a parent! You will be encouraged and led by fellow members of Northstar in several breakout sessions with various parenting topics and enjoy lunch together. Childcare …