The King’s Heart

Posted: 07 July 2021

At the Heart of the Bible is the story of the heart of God for his fickle and unreliable people.

Join us as we explore the book of 2 Samuel and what God is teaching us about his heart, our heart, and the heart of his King.

Sunday, 11 July – A heart that weeps at loss 
Sunday, 18 July – A heart that longs for peace 
Sunday, 25 July – A heart that keeps its word
Sunday, 1 August – A heart that breaks with regret 
Sunday, 8 August – A heart that seeks revenge
Sunday, 15 August – A heart that's lost it all
Sunday, 22 August – A heart that gives it all

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Connect 2.0 Announcement!

Posted: 01 July 2021

For the past six weeks we've been in our annual vision series looking at the future God has for our church, which is one where grace changes everything. We have also been seeking to raise $400K to enable us to fast track stage 2 of the Connect Building Renewal.

On Sunday I was pleased to announce that we not only hit our target but exceeded it! The generosity and gospel heart of this church never stops taking me by surprise. We needed 80 people giving $400K, and were blown away by 111 people giving $516K. Praise God!

There is so much to give thanks for:

  • 35 people who are new since the end of 2019 joined in giving
  • 11 external supporters who cheer us on from afar gave...
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We’re online!

Posted: 25 June 2021

Our service times are 9.15am, 11am and 4.30pm

Due to the Sydney lockdown, we are not meeting online. 

Please join us at our Vine Sydney YouTube channel as we livestream our services at 9.15am, 11am and 4.30pm. We will not have any meetings at the Whitehouse Institute of Design like normal. If you join us online, we'd love you to let us know that you tuned in by saying hi in the live chat box! 

At our 9.15am service, Vine Kids will run over Zoom. Our preschool program will run from 8:45am – 9:10am and our primary program will run during the service. Due to child protection reasons we won't be publishing the Vine Kids zoom link online, but if you haven't received any...

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Baptisms - 18 April 2021

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.

Baptism says:

  • '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

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Join Our Team — Assistant Minister

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...

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Join Our Team — Operations Manager

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....

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Join us for Easter!

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...

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Is there any meaning to my life?

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)

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AGM 2021

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. 

Parish Council

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...

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Got Questions?

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...

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