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Vineyard Global Family Conference

The Vineyard movement is a network of 2500 churches in 63 nations and growing. 4000 leaders and pastors gathered from these nations last week (July 6-9) in Columbus, Ohio for the first ever international pastor’s conference. Our own pastors and leaders described it as a monumental time for them both personally and for the Vineyard […]

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Zimbabwe Sunday and Potluck

Martin and Margaret Emmerson are back in Michigan and will be joining us next Sunday along with about 10 other Zimbabweans who have come to participate in the Vineyard International conference next week.  Next Sunday, July 5, we’ll interview them and get an update on our church planting efforts in the capital city of Harare. […]

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Vineyard North Town Meeting

Everyone who calls Vineyard North home is invited to stay after our worship service on Sunday, July 12, to hear an update from Pastor Ray Befus on the Pastoral Transition plan. On Tuesday evening, June 23, Vineyard North’s Leadership Circle (all of our ministry team leaders and small group leaders) gathered together over dinner to hear […]

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Developing Justice Awareness Over Dinner

Join Pastor Ray Befus for a summer of dinners and discussion of the book Welcoming the Stranger by Matthew Soerens and Jenny Hwang Yang. Share dinner with friends and develop your justice awareness. The group will meet Tuesday evenings from 6 to 8:30 p.m. throughout the summer. The date and location will vary. Email Ray […]

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A Father’s Day Thank You

Thank you to everyone who helped make Vineyard North’s Father’s Day celebration a success! The slideshow, decor, root beer floats, snacks and professional photo booth were over the top! A special thanks shout-out to Amber Edwards, Robyn Bradford, Wes Bradley and their team!

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Costa Rica Church Planting: pledge your support

Help us support the next stage of our Costa Rica church planting mission. Its a new season for the Viña church of Los Anonos: starting in July they will be released to be pastored completely by local leadership. Almost 8 years ago we started serving the needs of the poor in that community, at a […]

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Middle School Ministry: Bonfires, Bowling, Camping

Every Sunday morning 6th-8th graders take over the church office space and have their own service! “Our Sunday morning class has been such a blast,” said Middle School Leader Kasey VanderTol. “The kids are really connecting and growing. In addition to Sunday mornings, the group has scheduled some fun events! AMF Eastbrooks Lanes Bowling party […]

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The Vine: Youth Ministry Has a New Name

Welcome The Vine (formerly known as Vineyard North Youth Group)! “We love this name and this verse (John 15:5) because it serves as a great reminder to the teens,” said The Vine Leader Linda Minard. “There are so many good things that teens can choose to do, but the key is to always operate within […]

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‘Adopt A Coach Approach’

Are you interested in leading a small group but not sure you have what it takes? Pastor Ray Befus invites you to join him for six small group leader training meetings this summer. Participants will be equipped to “Adopt a Coach Approach” for building relationships, encouraging exploration and supporting personal growth. (Parents, you may find […]

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