2019 Community Christmas Eve of the Eve Worship

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Christmas Eve services are an age old tradition for many families and local churches. The Community Eve of the Eve Worship takes the vision of the traditional service, changes the date (to preserve the tradition), and invites the community to gather together for a night of soul refreshing worship, prayer, communion, and scripture reading.  Every element of the evening is anchored …

December Nights 2019

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Each year during the month of December we encourage Northstar folks to rest, renew, reflect, and rejoice!  After all, there is already enough hustle and bustle this time of year.  So, how we practice this is to temporarily change how we do church on Sunday mornings. Rather than having teams of volunteers arriving early to set up the lobby, stage, …

Kids’ Thanksgiving Dinner Party

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It’s the time of year to gather together with people you love and give thanks for all that God has done for us. To celebrate this season, kids of all ages are invited to the Church Office for a Thanksgiving Dinner Party! Bring a side or dessert and join us for dinner, games, and a time of thanksgiving with our …

2019 Halloween Block Parties

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We began throwing Halloween Block Parties in 2013.  Last year, we expanded to two sites.  This year, we are doubling the fun to have four locations spread across Pulaski County.  Each site is hosted by one of our amazing Northstar families. Volunteers from Northstar will do their best to ensure a safe and fun family environment to build relationships and …

Pre Worship Prayer

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“A prayerful church is a powerful church” – Charles Spurgeon “Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church” – Martin Luther “Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.” – Apostle Paul “Watch and pray that you may not enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak” – Jesus Prayer is undoubtedly …

Life Together (Fall 2019)

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Summer is winding down, which means the season of football and Fall are approaching. It also means another opportunity for you to dive into one of Life Together groups as we strive to be disciples of Jesus who make disciples of Jesus. For more detail on how Life Together functions in spaces, check out this link. We will kicking off our D28 …

Discovery Bible Study

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Discovery Bible Study (or DBS) is one of many tools we use to cultivate our mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ.  We use it to help equip people who want to learn who Jesus is, for people who have already decided to follow Jesus, for the training of leaders, and also for personal Bible study. WHAT IT IS? We …

Kids’ Ministry Volunteer Training

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As our Children’s Ministry continues to grow, the need for training become more and more important. If you are a current volunteer on our Children’s Ministry Team or if you are interested in being a part of this team, it is vital that you attend this training. If you absolutely cannot make it, please speak with Saera. She will get you a recording of …

MORE…WORSHIP AT THE LAKE

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Worship at the Lake has become a favorite tradition during the month of July. This year we have decided to stretch that tradition out for another month. Due to the success and stories we have heard this past month, not to mention a lack of air conditioning in the YMCA gym, we will be worshiping at the lake through August. …

Worship at the Lake

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For the past 5 years, we have had the opportunity to hold our Sunday worship gatherings at the Claytor Lake State Park, and it has been awesome for a few reasons.  It gives most of our volunteers a month off during the summer, keeps us mobilized and on mission, and it has provided us an opportunity to build relationships with …

Saturday Seminary: Can I Trust the Bible

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Can we trust the New Testament?  Can we trust the Bible at all?   These are critical questions when it comes to our faith in Jesus Christ, especially in a day and age where skepticism  is on the rise.  One of the primary reasons for offering these Saturday Seminaries are to equip believers with tools to help strengthen your faith and …