Past Events

Past Events

May 9, 2021

In-Person Sunday Worship Service

This Sunday, May 9th at 10:00am, our service will be in-person, in the back parking lot of our building! You can either stay parked in your car for the service, or you can sit outside on the chairs we’ll have set up for you (we will have sections of chairs set 6 feet apart). For the safety of everyone, face masks will be required for the duration of the service. Social distancing will be observed; please maintain a six-foot distance…
Apr 30, 2021

“Always Forward: A Love Story” Viewing and Q&A

Crossroads is the Ventura Vineyard’s new missions experience series. How do you reach the unreachable? With simple acts of love and kindness. Join us for an hour on Zoom, Friday, April 30th, at 6:30 PM, as w meet Phil and Jennifer Snell, Vineyard missionaries serving on the streets of northeast Brazil. We will watch the award-winning half-hour documentary about their lives and outreach in João Pessoa called, “Always Forward: A Love Story,” followed by a live Q&A with Phil and Jennifer. Parental…
Apr 4, 2021

Easter Service

As Christians, we find ourselves in the most sacred time of the liturgical year. But with our day-to-day tasks and the added stresses of a pandemic it can be a struggle to find time and energy to focus on this season. In the midst of this tension, throughout this Lenten season, one of our teachers, Catherine Anderson, has gifted us with beautiful Lenten reflections during our Sunday mornings. Using Visio Divina, a “form of divine seeing in which we prayerfully…
Apr 1, 2021

Maundy Thursday Service

As with everything this year we are celebrating the Easter season a bit differently.  Besides our regular Easter Sunday service, we will only have one additional event during holy week. On April 1st at 7pm, join us for a Zoom service to commemorate Maundy Thursday.At the time of the service, simply go to www.venturavineyard.org/maundythursday to be taken to the Zoom call. If you’re more comfortable joining without your camera on, you are more than welcome to do that. Maundy is…
Mar 31, 2021

Alpha Online

Alpha is a chance to explore the big questions of life and faith in a friendly, open, and informal environment. The course takes place online using Zoom. Alpha Online will meet on Wednesdays at 7 PM, beginning January 20 2021 and ending March 31 2021. Each 90 minute session on Wednesday includes a time of socializing, and a brief talk, followed by small group discussions where all opinions are valued! Complimentary beverages and/or goodies will be sent to your physical…
Feb 19, 2021

Online Trivia Night

Details: Join us on Friday, February 19th at 7:00pm for Online Trivia Night! Participate in teams (households) or individually. Our hosts, Mike and Karyn, will stream via Facebook Live on the Ventura Vineyard Facebook page. This event is free and public — no registration is required. How It Works: There will be be 6 rounds of trivia all with different themes, and a general trivia round as well. You will need two screens.a) On one screen, you’ll have the live…
Dec 24, 2020

Christmas Eve (Online)

When: Thursday, December 24th at 4:00pmWhere: Zoom (www.venturavineyard.org/ChristmasEveZoom) We wish we could celebrate this special occasion together in person, but for the sake of safety we will be hosting it via Zoom.  This hour-long service will feature all the things we love about celebrating together including worship, Christmas music, the story of Christ and a surprise or two. A special offering will be taken (in addition to our usual weekly offering).  This Service will also include a short, fun, family-friendly…
Dec 13, 2020

Blue Christmas (Online)

The Christmas season can be a difficult time for those experiencing loss. They may not feel like celebrating, but still very much want the kind of HOPE that only comes from God. The Blue Christmas Service (taking place online this year, due to COVID-19) is an honoring space to grieve losses and name the sorrows we’re all experiencing during this pandemic. This service offers a way to acknowledge our feelings, and feel surrounded by the compassionate love of God.It’s about remembering: God…
Dec 12, 2020

Huge Parking Lot Sale!

We are relocating from our larger space to a smaller venue and have LOTS of wonderful supplies and furnishings that must go. Main items include: Children’s ministry supplies, games, plushy toys (like new), puzzles (complete), craft supplies, children books, bibles, office supplies, poster art, costume pieces, hats and wigs. Kitchen hospitality items included serving trays, casserole dishes, baskets, serving utensils, etc. Christmas decorations, and eight huge bags of salt. Furniture items include: cool industrial 8ft. table, rocking chair, toddler table,…
Oct 31, 2020

Halloween Drive-Thru

Fractured Actors Theater Company presents: Traveling Terrors: A Haunted Circus Drive-Thru Halloween Experience! The living have an opportunity to catch a glimpse into another realm, where circus entertainers of generations past continue their careers forever. From fortune tellers to creepy clowns, these gifted performers can’t wait to share their spooky delights with you. This free and socially responsible event takes place in the parking lot of the Ventura Vineyard, home of Fractured Actors Theater Company. Guests will be required to…
Oct 13, 2020

Circle of Women (Meeting Virtually)

Please Note: This group will be meeting virtually, due to COVID-19. Details: Circle of Women is holding a discussion of Surrender to Love: Discovering the Heart of Christianity by David Benner. In this profound book, the author explores, through a careful examination of Scripture and Christian tradition, how God bids us to trust fully in his perfect love. This small group meets at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesdays via Zoom (you will be provided a link once you’ve registered). The final…
Sep 26, 2020

A Walk with God

Take a meditative walk with us! Though we will not be walking together physically, we will all listen to an audio meditation at the same time, and begin our walk at the same time – at 1:00pm on Saturday, September 26th. Details: We will be listening to an audio meditation called “Walking with God”. It is about 40 minutes long. You will be prompted about 8 minutes into the audio to begin your walk. Toward the end you will be…
Sep 19, 2020

DRIVE-IN MOVIE NIGHT

When: Saturday, September 19th, 7:30pmWhere: Ventura Vineyard back parking lotMovie: Mulan (2020) – the movie will start at 8pm sharp Admission is FREE! details: Parking spots are first-come, first-served! You can stay in your car and listen through your radio, or bring lawn chairs and sit (with your household) in the parking lot. If you choose to sit outside of your car, we ask that you keep a respectful distance from others. Bathrooms WILL be available to those who need…
Aug 14, 2020

Drive-In Movie Night

Join us for a last hurrah for the family before the new school year starts! When: Friday, August 14th, 8:00pmWhere: Ventura Vineyard parking lot *PLEASE NOTE*: This is not a professional Drive-In set-up with a very large screen in a dark lot, but rather, an event for our Ventura Vineyard community behind the Ventura Vineyard building, in its parking lot. There will be parking lot lights on. Details: You can stay in your car and listen through your radio, or…
Jul 18, 2020

A Walk with God

Take a meditative walk with us! Though we will not be walking together physically, we will all listen to an audio meditation at the same time, and begin our walk at the same time – at 1:00pm on Saturday, June 18th. Details: We will be listening to an audio meditation called “Walking with God”. It is about 40 minutes long. You will be prompted about 8 minutes into the audio to begin your walk. Toward the end you will be…
Jul 17, 2020

Trivia Night (Virtual)

Details: Join us on Friday, July 17th at 7:00pm for Online Trivia Night! Participate in teams (households) or individually. Our hosts, Mike and Karyn, will stream via Facebook Live. A link will be provided on the Facebook event page when we get closer to the event. There will be be 6 rounds of trivia all with different themes, and a general trivia round as well. You’ll need your computer for this, as you will have one screen open to watch…