Posted: 20 May 2019
We had a great Mother’s Day weekend at church last week with 36 mums joining us, many of whom don’t normally go to church. I spoke with one of the mums at church who said the gift she received in the service was the only gift she received as her child is so young. She was encouraged to press on as a mum.
This Sunday we’ve got Al Stewart continuing his...Continue Reading
Posted: 13 May 2019
Last week we kicked off our series on Ecclesiastes which contains ancient wisdom on the meaning of life. This Sunday Al Stewart is continue by looking at the question:
What's the point when good things never seem to last?
I don’t know whether you feel the pursuit of pleasure is an unending quest that never satisfies. Join us this Sunday as we explore...Continue Reading
Posted: 08 May 2019
Doesn't it seem like everyone is busy, all the time?
We pack our days with our long lists of to do's, whether it's going from one social event to another, eating at our desk at 1pm to get through a few more emails, or staying up until midnight to finish the latest binge-worthy Netflix show.
For some, life is an exhilarating chase of everything our city...Continue Reading
Posted: 03 April 2019
Vine Church Women's dinner
We’d love to invite all the women of our church to a special dinner on Saturday 4 May! We've got cheese platters to kick off the night, then Chargrill Charlies will be providing a delicious catered sit down dinner with pulled beef ribs, baked Tasmanian salmon, incredible salads and sides.
It’s going to be a relaxed...Continue Reading
Posted: 08 March 2019
This Sunday we are exploring the topic of doubt as we look at what happens on the mountain and in the valley in Mark 9.
The climax of the story is the cry of a father who's son is being destroyed by an evil spirit. He breaks down and saying Jesus: "I believe; help my unbelief!"
It is a strange statement, but I wonder if you can relate to it. I wonder if...Continue Reading
Posted: 01 March 2019
This Sunday at Vine Church we'll be looking at Mark 8:27-38 and the choice that Jesus gives us. For eight chapters Jesus has been displaying a set of characteristics that provide a compelling body of evidence in terms of figuring out his character. This Sunday, we not only find out the answer to the question - who is this man? Jesus helps us see who we are...Continue Reading
Posted: 22 February 2019
This Sunday at Vine Church we are looking at the two-stage healing the blind man in Mark 8 which is sandwiched between two stories where the disciples of Jesus prove themselves to be utterly and spiritually blind.
Helen Keller—the most famous blind woman ever to live—described what it is like to live with blindness:
It is to live long, long days, and...Continue Reading
Posted: 15 February 2019
It's pretty easy to look at the world and come to the conclusion that something isn't right. Our world is constantly thrown into turmoil and distress. This isn't just on an international level but on a personal level too. Just about everyone can see it's not right and agrees that it isn't as it should be. The more difficult question for us is what's gone...Continue Reading
Posted: 08 February 2019
This Sunday is VISION SUNDAY! It’s a chance to hear where we’ve come from and where we’re going as a church. There’ll be stories, book giveaways, embarrassing photos from the past and next steps for us all to take in following Jesus.
Also, it just so happens that this year Vision Sunday coincides with the story of the man Jesus saves in Mark 5. What a...Continue Reading
Posted: 05 February 2019
Coming up on Monday, 25 February 2018 is the Annual General Meeting for Vine Church. This meeting is a really important night in which we review how we've used the resources God has entrusted to us, give thanks for his work among us and look forward to what he has called us to do in the future.
The meeting also provides an opportunity for all members to...