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Small Groups at Strathcona Vineyard

by Stephen

We believe that the best way to grow as a follower of Jesus is to be connected with others who are wanting to learn and grow as followers. Small groups have  a way of making that process of growing and  learning much more accessible. This Fall we are launching a number of small groups: – […]

Passport: A Believer’s Guide to the Kingdom of God

by Stephen

Join Jamie on Tuesdays at noon for lunch and devotional study using the Passport book. This weekly group provides an opportunity to understand and grow in faith in Jesus and the Kingdom of God; we use the passport book to guide our discussions. Passport (by Tim Davidson) provides daily Bible readings and spiritual exercises to […]

The challenge for 2014

by Stephen

A new year often opens up the possibilities of a fresh start. Perhaps last year was difficult for you or you were beset with health, money or relationship challenges. Maybe it was a year of change, transition, new starts and new things. Whatever you faced last year, whether joyful or challenging, the truth is that […]

Christmas Blessings

by Stephen

We have treasured gathering together this Christmas season celebrating Christ’s birth in our homes with food and prayers. This Sunday we gather at Strathcona Community Centre at 10:30am -December 29 We start with brunch potluck style and continue with a simple service at 11am approximately.

Strathcona Vineyard: November & December 2013

by Stephen

At the beginning of November Strathcona Vineyard began a new rhythm. We gather to worship from 10:30-noon at Strathcona Community Centre at 601 Keefer Street every other Sunday. One the alternate Sundays we join Eastside Vineyard at 1648 E 1st Ave at 10:30am followed by a potluck meal together nearby. At Strathcona, we always begin by sharing […]

Strathcona – September & October 2013

by Stephen

This Fall there will be some changes coming,  so please keep checking back in with us…… In the meantime, Strathcona will continue to hold combined services with the Eastside Vineyard at 1648 E 1st Ave at 10:30am every Sunday followed by a potluck meal together nearby. Thanks

Strathcona Vineyard – summer 2013

by Stephen

This summer, the Strathcona Vineyard will be having combined services at 10:30am with The Eastside Vineyard Church. We will NOT be meeting at the Strathcona Community Centre on Sunday afternoon until probably some time in September 2013. Please keep checking in for any further updates! During the summer season many people take the opportunity for […]

A prayer this Easter season

by Stephen

Thank you for this Easter season. Your resurrected body Transformed the hearts and minds Of those filled with grief, fear and doubt. In our own doubts, fears, anxieties and grief, Lord meet us. Help us open our hearts to your love and embrace. Help us make space for you in every part of our lives. […]

Thankfulness as a Lenten Practice

by Stephen

During Lent, we often become more aware of our need for God (especially if we are fasting something!) or more aware of the way the brokenness that we all carry impacts others. As God meets us in these places, we can also reflect on how good God is and how much knowing Jesus makes our […]

Reflecting on stewardship during Lent….

by Stephen

If you searched online you will have discovered that there is a lot out there related to stewardship. Product stewardship, environmental stewardship, agricultural stewardship and stewardship related to faith. As we think about stewardship in relationship to Lent perhaps you have one of two reactions: (1)  I’ll only be aware of  how much needs to […]