Category - Events
Posted: 17 February 2015
This year we're gathering the women of Vine Church together on a number of occasions to encourage each other through our fellowship and from God's word. These will be great opportunities to meet together, and the first is coming up this Thursday night, as we come together to talk about the topic of singleness.
For some women, singleness can feel like a...Continue Reading
Posted: 20 December 2014
Christmas Eve (4:30pm)
On Christmas Eve, we are getting together for a special service remembering the need to be ready for the coming of the Lord Jesus by looking at his parable on the ten virgins (Matthew 25:1-13).
Crown Street Public School
356 Crown Street
Christmas Day (9:30am, Shannon Reserve)
We're having a relaxed and low key...
Posted: 21 October 2014
In the past couple of months a few people have come to me wanting to give a portion of their annual bonus, tax refund, inheritance or redundancy package toward a specific project at Vine Church. Here are three I’ve let them know about:
Female City Pastor
First is Steph Toose joining our team as Female City Pastor. She starts in December this year with a...
Posted: 13 October 2014
Open Forums are for anyone wanting to discuss objections to the Christian faith in an open forum over drinks in a local pub. No matter who you are — sceptic, seeker or saint — we’d love to have you join us. Each Open Forum begins with a 15 min talk, which will be followed by an extended Q&A dialogue.
This open forum we will be considering the topic:
Posted: 10 October 2014 / Luke 15
One reason we live as though God is irrelevant is because our image of him is dull and grey. And yet when Jesus teaches about God it’s full of colour and drama.
Come join us this October as we look at Jesus’ famous story about the extravagant love of God in Luke 15.
Extravagant love for you – Vine Church 3rd Birthday
Sunday 12 October (Luke 15:1–12)
Posted: 10 August 2014
Oxygen Conference...an opportunity for church leaders to take 4 days out to breath in the goodness of God. This could not have come at a better time for Jules and I as last Monday, having dropped the kids off in Berry for 4 days, we walked out of our place into our local cafe (Salt), picked up our FW and XFW, and walked another 2 mins to Australian...Continue Reading
Posted: 18 July 2014
It has been said that the greatest single cause of atheism in the world today is Christians – who claim Jesus with their lips but deny him by their lifestyle.
Join us over July – September as we hear Jesus own brother, James, teach us how to be Real Christians.
Sun, 20 July How to get through trials
Posted: 15 July 2014
How is the gospel lived out in all of life? What does it mean for me to become and live as a Christian? How does the gospel change our hearts, our communities and the way we live in the world?
Gospel in Life meets over eight weeks and will give you the time and space to think about the difference Jesus Christ can make in your life, and what it would mean...Continue Reading
Posted: 14 July 2014
“Sceptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep insights can be winnowed from deep nonsense.”
— Carl Sagan
Questioning Faith is a gathering for anyone wanting to question faith in an open forum over drinks in a local pub. No matter who you are – sceptic, seeker or saint – we’d love to have you join us to question whether...Continue Reading
Posted: 14 July 2014
This week we have two exciting events – our quarterly Faith & Theology night, and the new Questioning Faith night.
Each term prior to our new sermon series starting, we run a Faith & Theology night which is designed to help us dig deeper into the Bible. This term we are studying the book of James, which was written by Jesus brother, and we have Dr....Continue Reading