Vineyard Notes from Pastor Jimmy--The Election and Our Response as Disciples Nov. 3 2020
November 3rd, 2020
November 3, 2020 Dear Vineyard Family, I want to take this opportunity to say that I am so proud of our church community. We are living in probably the most divisive, confusing, and anxious season w...
Love at the Molecular Level
September 2nd, 2020
“…to comfort all who mourn, and provide for those who grieve…to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of de...
An Invitation to Fast: Church Letter August 6, 2020
August 6th, 2020
August 6, 2020 Dear Vineyard Family and Friends,I write this letter to you as my wife Ali, our kids Jacob and Jada, and I have taken some much-needed time away. We ended up going on a last-minute tri...
if then- Seeking God for Revival: Church Letter July 30, 2020
July 30th, 2020
Dear Vineyard Family, I’m writing to you to share exciting upcoming news for our church body......
Returning to Online Services: Church Letter July 15, 2020
July 15th, 2020
July 15, 2020Dear Vineyard Family,“Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.” - Deuteronomy...
Regathering Plans: Church Letter June 25, 2000
June 25th, 2020
June 24, 2020Dear Vineyard Family and Friends,Psalm 133:1-3 (NIV)How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity! 2 It is like precious oil poured on the head, running down on the...
Discerning the Will of God
June 11th, 2020
One of the things we cannot avoid in life is making decisions. We all have to make them at some point or another. Every day we think about what we will accomplish at work and also the dreaded questi...
Reconciliation in Times of Racial Conflict
June 3rd, 2020
2 Corinthians 5:17-19 (NIV)Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! 18 All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gav...
Vineyard Update from Pastor Jimmy on Regathering for Church Services: May 26, 2000
May 26th, 2020
May 26, 2020 Dear Vineyard Family and Friends, Philippians 1:8-11 (NIV)God can testify how I long for all of you with the affection of Christ Jesus. 9 And this is my prayer: that your love may abound ...
Praying for Others with Prayer Cards
May 24th, 2020
Paul E. Miller the author of A Praying Life, uses a simple prayer system that I’m beginning to implement in my life to pray for others......
How Are Things Going in Your Garden?
May 19th, 2020
Around the time I wrote Neighborhood Initiative and the Love of God, I asked a class I was teaching at the Valley Vineyard, “If you were a farmer and you were given the responsibility of planting and ...
Joyful Journaling Prompts
May 16th, 2020
Most of us are comfortable in speaking to God in prayer but sometimes don’t know how to listen for God’s voice. Journaling can help us in listening to our Abba......