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Young Adult Singles

Guys Ages 18-29

Day/Time: Wednesday 7-9

Location: Ballston Lake, NY

Host/Leader: Tom Madison

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Tom is the Worship Pastor at Northstar Church. Tom’s into reading, writing, playing music and all things outdoors. He loves to talk anything theology, philosophy or apologetics–not that anyone cares. (He also enjoys long walks on the beach, horseback riding, and romantic films 🙂

Childcare: No

Sign-Up: CLICK HERE!

 

Ladies Ages 18-29

Day/Time: Wednesday, 7-9pm

Location: Mechanicville, NY

Host/Leaders: Dominica Sorrentino & Lily Michaud

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Dominica is 26-years old and works at Northstar Church as the Student Ministry Director. Ballston Spa is her hometown but she’s lived in 4 other states. She attended Liberty University where she received both a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree. She has a twin sister, lives in an old barn, and drives a yellow jeep!

Lily is 27-years-old and has been married to “the most amazing guy ever” for a year now. She was a missionary kid, traveling to different countries for most of her life, and now lives in Ballston Lake. She loves Northstar church and the amazing friends she’s made here! Lily also is a High School leader in Northstar’s Student Ministry!

Childcare: No

Sign-Up: CLICK HERE!

 

All Ages and Stages

Mixed Adults

Day/Time: Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm

Location: Clifton Park, NY

Leaders: Mark & Dani McCaskey

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Mark and Danielle have been married for 5 years and they enjoy traveling, running, hiking, being outdoors, games, and reading. They have an overly affectionate yellow (he prefers to be called golden) lab named Hudson.  Mark serves in the Student Ministry at Northstar and works at Mekeel Christian Academy as a history teacher and assistant cross country coach.  Danielle serves in Planet Northstar and works at DSM as a scientist in formulations.

Childcare: No

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All Ages no Childcare

Day/Time: Tuesdays, 6:30pm

Location: Clifton Park, NY

Leaders: Rich & Liz DelGrosso, Hosts: Rob & Carol Bellanti

Rich and Liz have been married for 17 years and have one 14-year old daughter, Emily. Rich works for the Post Office in Glenville and enjoys taking care of his goats and chickens and spending time with his family. Rich serves in GGG with the babies and pulls the concession trailer – he makes a mean sno-cone! Liz works for the State University Construction Fund and is a Girl Scout troop leader. She is a Bible story teller and leader in GGG for 3-5 year olds. She has been known to make some cotton candy too!

Childcare: No

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Ladies (Single All Ages)

Day/Time: Sunday, 5-7pm

Location: Ballston Spa, NY

Host/Leader: Cindy Petrillose

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Cindy is a single mom of two children, a 13-year-old daughter and a 12-year-old son.  In addition to being a mom, she loves to cook and bake, and loves the outdoors.  Cindy serves on the Welcome Team, Prayer Team, and in God’s Growing Garden at Northstar!

Childcare: No

Sign-Up: CLICK HERE!

 

All Ages and Stages (With Childcare)

All Ages with Childcare

Day/Time: Sunday, 1-3

Location: Rexford, NY

Host/Leaders: Don & Megan Seguin

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Don and Megan have been married for almost 3 years and have two children, a daughter who is just turning 2 and a son who is 10-months-old. Don enjoys fishing and outdoor activities, while Megan enjoys cooking and craft projects. In addition, they enjoy doing many activities as a family and having fun!

Childcare: Yes

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Day/Time: Friday 6:00-8:00pm

Location: Clifton Park, NY

Leaders: Matt & Jen Schreiner

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Matt and Jen have been married for 11 years and have two kids, 7 and 8-years-old.  Jen’s hobbies include gardening, couponing, and baking.  Matt’s hobbies include household projects and sports (Yankees, NY Giants, Penn State).  Jen writes for a blog called Inspiring Savings and Matt is a Mechanical Engineer with the Navy Nuclear Program.  In addition, they both serve on the Host Team and for Community Events, along with being Growth Group Leaders.

Childcare: Yes

Sign-Up: **This Group is Now Full**

 

All Ages with Childcare

Day/Time: Wednesdays 6:00pm

Location: 11 Maple Ridge, Ballston Lake

Leaders: Rich & Kelley Johnson

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Rich and Kelley have been married for 21 years and have two teenage daughters, Rachel and Katherine.  Rich is a professor at UAlbany, and Kelley is the Children’s Education Director of Northstar and oversees the God’s Growing Garden and Planet Northstar programs.  In addition, Rich is an awesome small group leader and serves every week in Planet Northstar. In his spare time, he loves coaching softball and watching science fiction.  And lastly, they both love spending time with their family and traveling!

Childcare: Yes

Sign-Up: CLICK HERE!

 

All Ages with Childcare

Day/Time: Thursday,

Location: Clifton Park, NY

Hosts: Missy & Jeff Baumes

Leaders: Ernie & Amie Schenk

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Ernie and Amie have been married since 1991 and have three kids, James, Daniel, and Elizabeth.  Ernie works at KAPL, while Amie works at Plastic Maritime Inc. and Forever Electri–in addition to being a home-school mom!  Ernie enjoys reading, writing, and hiking, and Amie enjoys reading, Christmas shopping, and getting together with friends for good conversation.  Together they enjoy vacationing on the seashore.  Ernie is the Care Pastor at Northstar and Amie serves in God’s Growing Garden as well as helping with the Care ministry.

Childcare: Yes

Sign-Up: ****This Group is Now Full****

 

Young Marrieds

Day/Time: Monday, 6:30-8:30pm

Location: Schaghticoke, NY

Hosts/Leaders: Joe & Danielle Skipp

5 years ago Danielle spotted a handsome man out walking his dog and thought, “I need a dog so I have an excuse to talk to him.” So she went to the shelter, adopted a dog and asked if he could show her some fun dog parks to take her to…….. A few months later they were married. True story…..
Joe & Danielle have a small farm that keeps them pretty busy. Danielle gardens and make goats milk soaps, Joe builds anything and everything and when he’s not taking up his time with a new barn request, he enjoys building guitars.
They both feel very fortunate to serve together at Northstar and can’t wait to host & lead their first growth group for young married and engaged couples.

Childcare: Yes

Sign-Up: CLICK HERE!

Free Birds (got no kids at home 😉

Free Birds (no childcare)

Day/Time: Wednesday, 6-8pm

Location: Mechanicville, NY

Hosts/Leaders: Jim & Sheri Adams

Jim and Sheri have been married for 29 years and have two daughters, Martha and Mary.  Martha lives in Colorado and Mary is a Senior at SUNY Purchase.  Jim and Sheri’s hobbies include camping, classic case restoration, travel and reading.  They moved to the area 3 years ago for Sheri’s job with State Farm.  Jim and Sheri serve on the Welcome Team along with facilitating a Growth Group.

Childcare: No

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Free Birds 

Day/Time: Tuesday, 6:00-800pm

Location: Ballston Spa, NY

Hosts: Andy & Kristen Burke

Leader: Ed & Rebecca Foy

Ed & Rebecca have been married for 28 years and have a 27 year-old daughter and 19 year-old son. Ed enjoys working with youth either through coaching and officiating wrestling or volunteering in Northstar’s Student Ministry. He’s also one tough Roadie! Rebecca is a Guest Services leader extraordinaire and loves playing with her puppies when she’s not cooking up something incredible! They’ve been attending NStar for 5 years.

Childcare: No

Sign-Up: **This Group is Now Full**

 

 

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