Small Groups are an integral part of the culture at North Star and a great way to get connected and meet new people!
Raising Giant Killers
Tuesday nights 7PM
Location: Coon Rapids, for address email:
No matter what age your kids are, you have an incredible opportunity to shape their hearts, minds, and values. This moms’ group is focused on kingdom concepts, gaining wisdom, and practical tools for parenting.
This book will teach you how to empower and release your children into their destiny. We want to create a moms’ group that cultivates faith and intention into our parenting & daily lives!
Lead: Anna Ward & Megan Andrews
Host: Lauren Milani
Sunday Lunch Bunch for Everyone
Starting March 8th (Once a month)
11:45 AM- 2nd Sunday of the month after church
Andover Pizza Ranch
What’s for lunch today? We’ve got the answer! Pizza! On the second Sunday of each month join us at Pizza Ranch for a family-friendly lunch! We take over the back room and eat and socialize until the kids have their fill of ice cream! This is the perfect way to get to know different North Star Families.
Lunch Bunch hosts will be identified by their North Star Dream Team t-shirts
Brunch for the Ladies
Starting Feb 22nd - May 16th (Every other Saturday)
10 Am-11:30 AM
Panera in Riverdale
This is a KID FREE Moms’ group… because Moms… we need a break! Meets Saturday mornings. Leave the kids at home to watch cartoons with Dad and come hang with us for brunch or coffee! This group is designed to help you get to know the ladies of North Star!
Lead by Myleah Sievert
Pizza night for the Guys
Starting Feb 19th- May 27th (Every other Wednesday Night)
Located at Pizza Flame in Coon Rapids
This is a guys’ night out! Who doesn’t love some pizza? Pop in to Pizza Flame for pizza or wings! Guys--feel free to bring your sons for some pizza and male bonding! This night is designed to help you get to know the men at North Star!
Lead by Jason Sievert and Joel Larkin
Play at Chick-fil-A
Wednesdays 10:30 AM-12
Location: Coon Rapids Chick-Fil-A
It’s so important for moms to hang out with other moms! This is a fun, casual time for your littles, and for your mom brain! Bring your kids as we have some fun at Chick-fli-A. Play time, lunch, and home in time for naps! What could make a Wednesday better?
Lead by Tricia Larson and Shelly Moonen
All About Joy!
Wednesdays at 6:30 PM - February 19 - April 22
Women of any age
Location: North Star Community Church
This group is a S.O.A.P. study on JOY! It will be a FUN and FRUITFUL study learning about Biblical joy and how you can cultivate more of it in your life. You will come away with a deep understanding of how to study God’s Word, an incredible knowledge of Joy, and most definitely a new friend (or ten). Join us and be yourself among other women who are seeking friendship, Jesus, and JOY!
All you need is a notebook, a pen, and a Bible or the Bible app. Everything else will be provided for you.
Leaders: Kallay Langston and Amanda Miller
Workout With Wendy
Everyone is Welcome
Tuesday and Thursday Nights 7-8pm
Saturday mornings 6 AM- 7 AM
Located at North Star Church
Join us for a light fitness group. We will gather either indoors at Northtown Mall, or choose an outdoor location to meet and simply workout and talk! The first few months we’ll meet inside at the church and workout together, and as the weather gets nicer we’ll meet to walk! It's so good to get out and get moving at this time of year, and even better to do it together! Can’t wait to have you join us!
Bring- Water Bottle, clothes you are comfortable working out in, shoes, and optional yoga mat
Leader: Wendy Ebensteiner
55 and up group
Third Tuesday of the month at 6:30-8 PM
Located at the Buch Home: 8350 Fillmore St NE Spring Lake Park, MN 55432
Hebrews 10:24, “Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good work’
Are you looking for great friendships? Let’s get to know each other as we strengthen, encourage and nurture each other. We can share snacks, a meal, bonfires, fun and fellowship with a discussion about the Word of God.
Leaders: Melody and Bryan Buch
Board Game Night!
North Star Community Church
If you love board games, you’ll love these nights! We are always up for learning something new, so bring your favorite games to share! This is a family-friendly night, open to everyone, no childcare is provided but it’s encouraged that kids come and play! Bring snacks--and competitive nature! We will have a blast!
Leaders: Luke Eaton and Josh Bogaczyk
Friday Nights, 6:30 PM
Starts Friday, February 28th
Small-Group Classroom @ North Star Church
This is a faith-based, solution-focused, 12 step life recovery program. We are here to help you find freedom in a judgement free environment. Everyone struggles with something. The goal is to learn how to walk in FREEDOM with JESUS CHRIST. This program is not only for those struggling with addiction (drugs, alcohol, gambling, food, relationships and codependency), but also for those who struggle with anxiety and depression. All are welcome. Come as you are. We’ll meet you where you are at with your faith and walk alongside you. You will gain the freedom and life that Jesus promised. A life of freedom! (John 10:10 MSG)
Leaders: Bill and Jackie Leclair
Financial Peace University
Small-Group Classroom @ North Star Church
Are you searching for Financial Freedom? This 9-lesson class teaches you how to win with money. Join over 5 million people who’ve learned how to get out of debt, build wealth, and live and give like no one else! This group will strictly follow Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps. Please note: you will need to have purchased the program through him. We will each watch the weekly videos on our own and then meet for weekly financial discussions and support! This class is LIFE-changing! If you are struggling with your finances, you need to be here! Program cost is $129.99
Leaders: Jena Larkin and Mike Spande
Come Spin A Yarn
Located: Mandi Morgan’s House (address shared after the Rally)
Join us for a crocheting or knitting night! Casual, fun get together to simply work on your individual projects! It’s a great way to share what you love, while getting to know people! If you are wanting to learn, still join us! Grab some supplies and come on over! We’ll work with you! All skill sets are welcome!