Posted: 07 April 2021
On Sunday 18 April at 1pm, we will be baptising some of our members (Siqi, Andrew and Issac) down at Coogee Beach.
Baptism is an outward sign of the inward change Jesus promises those who come to him.
- 'Jesus has wased my sins away (Hebrews 10:22);
- 'I have died and risen with Christ' (Romans 6:1-7); and
- 'I pledge myself to God and his people' (1 Peter 3:21)
Please come along to encourage them and share in the joy of seeing people testify to the new life Jesus has given them.
Join us at 1pm, Sunday 18 April at Coogee Beach
For more information please contact Steve Gibbins, Mission Pastor
Posted: 01 April 2021
Job Title: Assistant Minister (Ministry Department Leader)
Reports to: Lead Pastor
Location: Surry Hills
Remuneration guide: Stipend, housing and other allowances
Special Conditions: Full time
Vine Church exists to connect 1,000 people to the life, love and freedom found in Jesus Christ. We dream of seeing more people in church worshiping Jesus on Sunday than at the pub next door on a Saturday night.
Vine Church is seeking to employ a godly and gifted Assistant Minister who is zealous to make disciples of Jesus and equip the church for the work of ministry. This is a senior leadership position that requires the candidate to be over the ministry and work through area and...Continue Reading
Posted: 30 March 2021
Job Title: Operations Manager or Executive Pastor
Reports to: Lead Pastor
Location: Surry Hills
Remuneration guide: $70,000 – $100,000 pa
Special Conditions: Full time (part time may be considered)
Vine Church exists to connect 1,000 people to the life, love and freedom found in Jesus Christ. We dream of seeing more people in church worshiping Jesus on Sunday than at the pub next door on a Saturday night. We are seeking an organised and agile Operations Manager to build systems, processes, policies and teams to facilitate the effective operation of our church as we grow. If you love making stuff happen, organising events, and building processes this is the role if for you....Continue Reading
Posted: 24 March 2021
Life is a challenge, with or without a pandemic. And we all make mistakes. We're human, right? God cares about our struggles and sent His son Jesus to conquer death -- not to guilt us into living moral lives, extract our money, or give us peace about dying, but to bridge a relationship with regular, imperfect humans. and one day heal the world of all brokenness.
It's great news! Join us this Easter to hear more.
Please note we are meeting at The Whitehouse Institute of Design, 2 Short St Surry Hills while our heritage site undergoes renovations!
All services will be livestreamed here at our YouTube Channel
Good Friday – 9.30am
On Good Friday we're asking the...Continue Reading
Posted: 16 March 2021
We surveyed the local Surry Hills community and asked you "What is your one question for God?".
We want to start a conversation by hearing your questions. There are no silly or wrong questions. We are genuinely interested in what big questions you would like to find answers to. With over 70 questions submitted, here are the top 4 questions asked, that will be addressed in four talks in the coming weeks.
Top Four Questions Asked:
- Is there any meaning to my life? (March 21)
- Why does religion cause division? (March 28)
- Why is there so much suffering? (April 2 - Good Friday)
- God, why don't you make yourself clearer? (April 4 - Easter Sunday)
Join us at one...Continue Reading
Posted: 18 February 2021
Vine Church Annual General Meeting
Monday, 29 March – 6.30pm
Why is the AGM important?
The AGM is important for us as a church because it is the way we take responsibility for the governance, administration and representation of our church. At the meeting will elect members to four roles: Parish Council, Wardens, Nominators and Synod Representatives. We're thankful to those that have served our church throughout 2020.
This is the broader governing body of our church – the elected representatives are joined by the wardens and lead pastor.
To read more about the role and responsibilities of the parish council, click here.
Our 2020 Parish Council...Continue Reading
Posted: 10 February 2021
What is your one question for God?
We’re a church that wants to engage with our local community and explore the life, love and freedom found in Jesus Christ with you.
We want to start a conversation by hearing your questions. There are no silly or wrong questions. We are genuinely interested in what big questions you would like to find answers to. So, If you could ask any question to God what would it be?
The top responses from this survey will be addressed over the two Sundays in the lead up to Easter (21st & 28th March).
Click the button below to share your questions with us. You can remain anonymous or share your contact details if you would like to be informed of the...Continue Reading
Posted: 20 January 2021
Our Connect Building Renewal has started and we are no longer meeting in our church building on the corner of Albion & Flinders St! From Sunday, 24 January we will be meeting around the corner at the Whitehouse Institute of Design.
If you're interested in finding out about our building renewal, check out our website here.
Where is the Whitehouse Institute of Design?
Join us on Level 5 of the Whitehouse Institute at 2 Short St, Surry Hills. This is 90 metres away from our previous venue, towards Oxford Street. The Whitehouse Institute of Design is a great facility for us, with room for kids and access for those with prams or mobility issues. At our 9.15am service, we'll ask...Continue Reading
Posted: 08 December 2020
Christmas looks a bit different this year but some things look the same – Jesus entered our world so that you can know the God who made you and loves you.
PLEASE NOTE due to rising COVID cases, we will have no in-person gatherings at Christmas but will instead be livestreaming via our youtube channel. We would love you to join us online!
Thursday, 24 December
4pm Vine Kids service online
6pm service online
9pm service online
Friday, 25 December
Please note our Vine Kids program will run over Zoom with preschool from 9.15–9.30am, and our primary program starting during the service at 9.45am. All children are...Continue Reading
Posted: 20 November 2020
We love Christmas and we love Surry Hills!
Join us for an outdoor, COVID Safe Christmas Festival with carols, great food, live music, jumping castles and other activities for the kids. Whether you're a regular at Vine Church or live in the neighbourhood we'd love to celebrate with you after a year we'll never forget.
At the Christmas Festival we'll also be partnering with Anglicare's 'Toys and Tucker' to share the joy of Christmas with people in need. We will collect non-perishable food and new toys on the night. A list of items needed are here.
If you have any questions about the Christmas Festival, please get in touch here.
Everyone is welcome!
Saturday, 12...Continue Reading