Past Events

Past Events

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 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 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 ( or Linnea  Taylor ( 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…
Dec 24, 2019

Christmas eve service

Join us as we reflect on the meaning of Christmas, and celebrate the birth of our savior.
Dec 8, 2019

Blue Christmas

The holidays are nearly here! There are decorations, parties, dinners, and all manner of good cheer. In fact, it seems that Christmas is synonymous with celebrating. For those among us who are surrounded by festivities while alone, while enduring a difficult season, Christmastime can just plain hurt. Christmas is a time of celebration, yes. But, the reason we celebrate is what sustains us. We have hope. “God with us: Immanuel.” Everyone has moments in their lives when they need to…
Nov 3 – 24, 2019

Operation Christmas Child

Pick up a box at church and fill it with suggested items for a child. Click here for more information on how to fill a box!
Nov 23, 2019

Lectio Ladies

About Lectio Ladies The focus of this group is on 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. It meets two Saturdays per month during the school year (from Sept/Oct-June but breaks during the month of December). It…
Nov 10, 2019

Sunday lunch

Join us for lunch after the service!
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