Navigating life through Christ is so much easier when you are surrounded by friends who will support you on the way!
Our Community Groups meet on a trimester basis throughout the year. We have all types of groups-whether you are looking for something with a topical focus, or just want to enjoy a shared activity or interest with others. Join a community group and begin your beyond!
Email contact: email@example.com for more details.
Winter/Spring 2013 Trimester Community Groups
We are so excited about the amazing community groups we have in store for this Winter/Spring Trimester. Take some time to look over the many ways you can get involved in community groups here at NCC.
Leader Name: Staci Martin and Julie Ahlsten
Group Date/Time: Starting Friday, Feburary 8 we will meet the second Friday of Each Month ($10.00)/ 7:00pm and there WILL be lots of prizes to win.
Dates are: Feb 8, Mar 8, April 12, and May 10
Location: Staci Bellward’s House
7201 88th Ave. North, Brooklyn Park, MN 5544
Group Bio: Hello Ladies! Have you ever hosted or participated in BUNCO nights? Having a BUNCO PARTY is a perfect excuse to gather, connect with people from Northstar and make some new friends. We’ll roll some dice, eat some good food girl talk and laugh the night away.
Group Contact Information: Julie Ahlsten: 651.216.3129 or Staci Martin: 763.269.9436 for questions
En Route Young Adult Group
Leader Name: Marcus and Katina Sarazin
Group Date/Time: Sundays at 7:00 pm
Location: The Sarazin's House
3907 155th Ave NW Andover, MN
Group Bio: We will get together and grow in our faith and friendships with others in the same life stage as one another!
Group Contact Information: Katina Sarazin; firstname.lastname@example.org
Gravity-NCC Youth Group
Leader Name: Ryan Carlson Co Leaders: Josh Yonas, Patricia Aguayo
Group Date/Time: Thursdays 7pm-9pm
Location: Carlson’s: 1289 129th Ln NW Coon Rapids, MN 55448
Group Bio: This is a great group for middle school and high school
students that will meet once a week to have fun, make new friendships, and travel on life and their faith journey with one another. We will star with a large group discussion and next break down into smaller groups based off of age to talk more about our faith walk, friendships and life.
Contact Information: Ryan Carlson
Phone: 612-532-8192 or
Hebrews Study Hall of Fame
Leader Names: Paul and Stacy Bellward Co Leader Names: Glen and Juli Bakken
Group Date/Time: Wednesday nights at 7:09 pm
Location: The Bellwards House:7201 88th Ave. North, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
Bio: Bring your pencil and notebook, we will be studying the Hebrew’s 11 Hall of Fame and Faith using the inductive study method. Together, we will dig deeper, use study tools, and apply God’s Word to our lives. Bring an ipad/laptop if you have one.
Group Contact Information: Stacy email@example.com, Phone 612-636-7878
FB Page www.facebook.com/groups/387890931305338/
Mom's Night Out
Leader: Tiffany Simon Co Leader: Jennifer Bicknese
Group Bio: This is a community group for moms who would love one night out a month to talk with other moms, get and give prayer and encouragement, and to relax from the busyness of raising young children. We will meet once a month and try out different, fun things to do in the community.
Contact Information: Tiffany Simon 612-718-0391 Co Leader: Jennifer Bickenese 763-229-9640
Next Dates and Location Information:
Monday, January 21 @ 7 pm: Movie – meet at Showplace
Thursday, February 21 @ 7:30 pm: Ate too much chocolate this week? Join us for ZUMBA at Riverdale Assembly – 3210 Bunker Lake Blvd. Cost: $5
Future dates TBA
Mother/Daughter Book Club
Leader Name: Staci Martin Co Leader Name: Eleanor Thomas
Group Date/Time: 1st Friday of the Month 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Location: Burger King Riverdale 13005 Riverdale Dr Coon Rapids
Group Bio: Using monthly book studies to open discussions about the development of young girls becoming strong, healthy and godly women.
Group Contact Information: Eleanor Thomas/Staci Martin
Phone: 763-443-0958 Phone: 763-269-9436
Leader Names: Jeremy and Katherine Karja
Group Bio: This is a group for married couples who would love an out of the ordinary date night once a month with other Christian couples. For the nights when you don't feel like the typical "dinner and a movie" just the two of you, join the group for something new! We will be meeting at a very unique location every month to do anything from a recreational activity to trying a new restaurant or dessert spot around the metro.
Dates & Locations: First meeting Friday, Sept. 28th, location TBD.
Contact: Jeremy 612-209-6858 firstname.lastname@example.org Katherine 612-636-6160 email@example.com
Serving Our Cities
Leaders Names: Andrew and Emily Meade
Group Bio: The purpose of this group is to get out into the community and help make a difference. We want to meet the tangible needs of people by doing things like preparing and serving a meal, organizing clothes for a clothing drive, or assisting an elderly person with their yard work. We have a number of different organizations to partner with over then next several months including: Feed My Starving Children, Loaves and Fishes, The Hope Lodge- American Cancer Society, The Salvation Army, Open Arms, etc.
Dates/Times/Locations: We will host a volunteer event each month (will most likely be evenings); exact days and details TBA.
Contacts: Emily Meade (651-233-7007; firstname.lastname@example.org) OR Andrew Meade (270-300-6734; email@example.com)