3 Ways to Get Involved

We know it can be intimidating navigating your way in a new community.  Here you’ll find info on some of the many activities, groups, events and service opportunities at the Vineyard.

If you’re new to the Vineyard, we encourage you to check out our “New to the Vineyard?” page.  It is designed to help you discover who we are and how to connect.  If you need help finding your ‘next step’ in the Vineyard, please don’t hesitate to contact us.  Coffee (or tea!) is on us!

1) GROUPS: Somewhere to belong

GroupsEveryone needs somewhere to belong.  We recognize that while Sunday mornings are important, they don’t necessarily provide a place to belong.  Relationships are central to everything we do at the Vineyard.  Often they develop organically but there are a number of organized ways to help you find a place to belong.

House Groups – Small groups that meet regularly in people’s homes for worship, prayer, study, discussion, snacks, friendship, etc.

Outer Circle – Our annual rhythm of discipleship & growth.

Youth GroupsClub 56 (grades 5-6), Junior High Youth (grades 7-9), Senior High Youth (grades 10-12).

Flatlanders Inn – Intentional community & transitional housing.

Breathe – A place for moms.  Wed mornings.  Babysitting is provided.

Drop-ins – Mid-week gatherings on Tues & Thurs, 10 – 11:30am.  Lunch & coffee.

2) SERVICE: opportunities to give and grow

Love ShadowThere are many opportunities to share in the Vineyard.  Generosity is one of our Core Practices.  Sharing our skills, resources, stories and our time are all part of practicing generosity.  We encourage everyone to find somewhere to serve.  There are many opportunities in the regular communal life of the Vineyard, but there are also many other opportunities in our individual lives.  Both are valid and valuable.  Listed below are a few opportunities to serve the gathered community.

Sunday Gathering – coffee, welcome, projector, sound, musicians

Kid’s Church – gifts for God, group leaders

Drop-in – cook, serve, clean, talk, pray

Prayer Ministry – pray for people

Memorial Garden – gardening, landscaping

Flatlanders Studio – help run shows, be creative

Hospitality – cook, welcome guests

The Farm – garden, yard work, etc.

If you have other ideas, please let us know.  We’d be excited to see how your vision, skills and unique gifting can find a place to flourish in the Vineyard.

3) TRAINING: equipping for the journey

TrainingThere are many regular and one time events designed to bring health and strength to the community.  Here are a few of the regular classes, courses, seminars and events that we run – usually at least once a year.  Check the calendar for upcoming training events.

School of Mercy and Justice

Schools of Spiritual Direction

Parenting Classes

Marriage Courses

Foundations for Relationship Course (8 week course for couples)

Prayer Ministry Training

Conferences & Seminars – once every year or two we will host or promote a conference or intensive seminar.