Category - News
Posted: 10 March 2017
This coming Wednesday night is the Annual General Meeting for Vine Church + St Michael’s. The meeting is going to be a really fun and important night in which we thank God for all he has done over the past year and look forward to what he has called us to do in the future.
Join us for sushi in the church at 6.30pm or for the formalities from 7pm. You can...Continue Reading
Posted: 24 February 2017
This term we're looking at Jesus' last night with his disciples and the way he prepares them for his coming death and departure. In John 14 he begins a series of teaching points on the role of the Holy Spirit in their lives and in the world. It's a great section and so important for understanding the power of the Christian life. I've found Tim Keller's...Continue Reading
Posted: 22 February 2017
On Friday night, around 40 women gathered in the church hall at St Michael's for the inaugural Ignite evening. A beautiful space was created for conversations that encouraged vision and ideas. We started to think and pray for the year ahead over an amazing dinner.
Carmen inspired us by sharing how God grew her through a difficult time; she shared that it...
Posted: 17 February 2017
This week we are continuing our new series on Jesus' last night with his disciples in John 13-17. This is a section of the Bible which is relevant for everyone:
- For people exploring Christianity, it offers us evidence for who Jesus is, so that you might not make a leap in the dark but take a step into the light;
- For new Christians, Jesus teaches us...
Posted: 10 February 2017
It was great to see you all at Vision Sunday last week. We heard how Jesus is building his Church, and what that means for our church. If you missed out you can listen to the message here
This Sunday we are starting a new series running all the way up to Easter on the last night of Jesus' life. On this night Jesus turns to his disciples and teaches them...Continue Reading
Posted: 20 January 2017
To many, the idea of placing yourself under rule and reign of God sounds like the opposite of freedom. Freedom, it is thought, is the absence of anyone else telling you what to do. And yet one of the greatest promises Jesus makes us is that if we entrust ourselves to him, we will know the truth, and the truth will set us free. We all naturally struggle with...Continue Reading
Posted: 17 January 2017
Job Title: Ministry Apprentice
Reports to: Lead Pastor
Location: Surry Hills
Special Conditions: Full time (3.5 days ministry experience + 1.5 days MTS curriculum)
Open to male and female applicants
Vine Church exists to make thousands of disciples across the city of Sydney. In the past four and a half years, we’ve grown from a small group of...Continue Reading
Posted: 13 January 2017
Our lives are stuffed with trifles and trinkets—a visible sign that we are not satisfied. Indeed, our stuffed lives are like the bloated stomachs of starving children. They betray our hunger, not our satisfaction."
This Sunday we're looking at the search for satisfaction and whether Jesus Christ offers us anything which can satiate our...Continue Reading
Posted: 06 January 2017
I wonder how often you stop to ask the question 'what is life all about?' As both a social worker, and now as a pastor, I've had cause to ask that question many times over and I've seen people come to many conclusions. If I've learned nothing else, it is that people in our city are seeking something deeper than the superficial answers that modern secular...Continue Reading
Posted: 30 December 2016
And so, church, another year begins! Once again, we want to thank you all for making 2016 such an incredible year, and a special shout out to all who helped pull off a great Christmas series. We hope you are enjoying some well-earned rest and spent Christmas time reflecting on the glorious hope that we have in Jesus.
As we set out on the adventure that...Continue Reading