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: 09 December 2014
Posted: 17 November 2014
Last night I made the comment that if you live more than 20 minutes away then you're going to find it difficult to be in community at Vine Church which will affect your ability to grow as a Christian.
There is something true about that, however it came across a bit simplistic and I'm sorry for that.
A number of people came up to me afterwards and...Continue Reading
Posted: 10 November 2014
On Sunday night we heard a great message reminding us that we are children of God. It's something we need to remind ourselves regularly.
Here are some excellent resources to help you think through what it means to be a child of God.
Glenn T. Stanton, Fatherhood: The Core of the Universe
David Powlison, What if Your Father Didn’t Love You?
J. I....Continue Reading
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: 01 October 2014
Vine Church seeks to grow each members identity in Christ that they may mature in their walk with God. Through our 'LEARNER' Identity, Vine Church members can use resources such as online talks, articles, and books to grow in their knowledge of God. Below you will find a listing of such helpful resources that anyone can use on their own, in their Gospel...Continue Reading
Posted: 30 September 2014
And the son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you. I am no longer worthy to be called your son.’ But the father said to his servants, ‘Bring quickly the best robe, and put it on him, and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet. And bring the fattened calf and kill it,...Continue Reading
Posted: 23 September 2014
Vine Church began three years ago with the simple belief that Jesus is still relevant in the 21st century. It'll be a chance for you to experience the unique teaching, music and community of Vine Church.
After the service we're throwing a party with dinner and drinks on us. The theme this year is Mexican fiesta. It’s going to be a great time.