Past Events

Past Events

Nov 8, 2020

Enneagram 201

So you’ve taken the test, read the book, and you’ve discovered your Ennea-type pattern; but now what? How do you use this powerful wisdom for your own growth? The upcoming Enneagram 201 class will address these questions, offering an in-depth opportunity to explore your personal development using the map of the Enneagram as a transformational tool.  In this class, you will learn the defense mechanisms for each Ennea-type and how to work with your patterns of reactivity.  Prior knowledge of…
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…
Aug 8, 2020

Lectio Ladies (Meeting Virtually)

Please Note: This group will be meeting virtually until further notice, due to COVID-19. Group Description: The focus of this women’s group is community, transformation and hearing God’s voice through the Spiritual Discipline called Lectio Divina (“Divine Reading” in Latin). Often, there is a theme to the scriptures used to meditate on as ladies journal together then share their personal experiences of hearing God through His Word with the others in the group. This group meets two Saturdays per month…
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…
Jun 20, 2020

Changemakers Volunteer Day

We’re looking for 25 Changemakers for the Avenue to help at the Westside Community Development Corporation (WCDC)’s bi-annual clean-up event. Many folks cannot afford dump fees or have cancelled their trash service in order to save money during COVID-19. The WCDC is providing this service for FREE by covering the cost of  8 large trash containers. When: June 20, 2020Time: 8:30am – 12:30pmWhere: 71 Bell Way. Park at the 801-827 N Ventura Avenue parking lot or along Bell Way.Attire: Sturdy shoes, work…
Jun 15, 2020

Sacred Ground (Postponed)

Please Note: This group is postponed until further notice due to COVID-19. Please follow us on Facebook or Instagram for updates regarding this small group. Group Description: This small group focuses on America’s history of race and racism. This is a 10-part film and readings-based dialogue series, grounded in faith. This curriculum was created by The Episcopal Church to address racial healing, reconciliation, and justice in our personal lives and our communities. This series is open to all, and especially…
May 22, 2020

Family Movie Night [Virtual]

Details: Join us on Friday, May 22nd for our first virtual Family Movie Night! We’ll be watching “Christopher Robin” (rated PG). Grab your popcorn and candy and enjoy a movie with your friends! Well… virtually anyway. 😊 We will be watching via Netflix Party, so you will need to have a Netflix account and Google Chrome on your computer in order to participate. If you do not have a Netflix account or a computer to participate in this way, you…
Mar 22, 2020

Enneagram 201

Due to the intimate nature of the subject matter, this is a closed class. If you’d like to register for this class, please contact the class’s teacher, Wayne Randolph, at wayne@venturavineyard.org. So you’ve gone through last year’s 101 class, and you’ve discovered your Ennea-type pattern; now what? How do you use this powerful knowledge? Enneagram 201 will address these questions, offering an in-depth opportunity to explore your personal development using the map of the Enneagram as a transformational tool. In this…
Feb 15, 2020

Love Stinks! A Very Funny Fractured Fundraiser

This is the perfect way to spend the day after Valentine’s Day. Join us for an evening of sketch comedy written by Shannon McNally Ham. There will be an art gallery with works by local artist Meredith Newcom. Live Auction! Chocolate! Drinks! And side-splitting sketch comedy! For tickets and more information, go to fracturedactors.com. This is an important event for the Fractured Actors Theater Company as they raise funds for their 2020 season. They are also seeking donations of auction items! If…
Jan 26, 2020

Party For Bob & Margie

As you probably know, Bob Harper’s last Sunday as Senior Pastor of Ventura Vineyard was December 29. Since he and Margie are remaining part of the Ventura Vineyard family, we did not have a “Farewell” party for them – however, we do want to celebrate both their 20+ years of pouring their lives and love into the Vineyard AND the fact that they will continue to do so as members of our congregation. So, mark your calendars for Sunday January…
Jan 24, 2020

VV Mosaic Team: “Just Mercy” Discussion

Join our Mosaic Team on Friday, January 24 from 7:00-8:30pm at the Ventura Vineyard for a discussion on the movie “Just Mercy” (see description below). If you are interested in participating in the discussion, please email Kathy Navarro Sochel (knsochel356@gmail.com) or Linnea  Taylor (litaylor316@gmail.com). Please see the movie before coming for the discussion. Just Mercy is based on a book of the same name written by the real Bryan Stevenson— a legal advocate who’s spent the better part of three decades crusading for the rights and…
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