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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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Responding with Relief and Hope in Nepal

Did you know there are 11 Vineyard churches with a total of 5,000 members in Nepal? They are working in partnership with Vineyard churches around the world to care for the thousands of Nepalis who have been impacted by the devastating earthquake on April 25. There have been several injuries reported among the Nepali Vineyard […]

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Spring Teaching Series at Vineyard North

What is the “Christian life” all about? Studying the Bible, attending church, cultivating a prayer life, witnessing to others — those are all good. But is that really what Jesus has in mind? Could there be more? We’ve launched into our Living Jesus’ Life Together series based on Scot McNight’s book, One Life – Jesus Calls, […]

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Calling All Cooks, Scientists and Soccer Stars

Summer in 3D is back for its third year and we want YOU to get involved! Kids On A Mission (1st-5th grade) will spend Sundays this summer cooking, playing sports, doing science experiments and having a lot of fun! “We are teaching our kids through hands-on activities that Jesus is in every part of life,” […]

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VN Youth Ministry: Pop cans, Missions and Car Washes

So much is happening with Vineyard North’s Youth Ministry – it’s hard to keep up! Here’s the latest scoop: The group’s next meeting is THIS Sunday, April 19 at noon in the kitchen and couch room. Several Calvin College students are serving as mentors to the teens and leading the group through a study on […]

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Thankful for YOU (and cilantro, hot tubs and prayers)!

Our Beloved Vineyard North Family, We’ve been wanting to write to you, but weren’t exactly sure what to say or how to say it. How do we, in words, express what’s happening in our hearts? We’re stuck in a stupid-beauty moment. Do you have those? We’ve seen and experienced and felt and participated in something […]

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