Alpha Summer Experience
Jul
10
to Aug 14

Alpha Summer Experience

Join us for a church-wide initiative called Alpha Summer Experience on Wednesday nights at the Westside Vineyard!!!

Starting on Wednesday, July 10th (6:30-9:00pm) and ending on August 14th...we will experience a series of weekly sessions that will delve into the big questions of life and faith.   

Like: Is there more to life than this? Who is Jesus? Why and how do I pray? How can I make the most of the rest of my life?   

This summer experience is for everyone. If you are new to the faith or have been following Jesus for years- Alpha Summer Experience is for you. If you have never heard of Alpha before or been involved in the past- Alpha Summer Experience is for you.

Cost to attend is $45 per person if you sign up by July 6th. This includes the cost of the course materials plus dinner for 6 weeks. After July 6th, the cost for the course is $60. You will be able to register the night of the event for the elevated cost, but you are encouraged to sign up by July 6th for the best price. (Limited scholarships are available. Please email Marlo at marloblandford@gmail.com if needed).  Register below if you plan to attend. Or you can sign up in the lobby on Sundays.  

Childcare will be available for a fee of $10 per child per night with each additional child at $5. The fee can be paid day of when attending. RSVP to the link below if you will need childcare.

We look forward to this opportunity to grow together with Alpha. It is going to be amazing.

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Step Out
Jul
27
9:00 AM09:00

Step Out

Join us as we share God's love together in practical ways around our neighborhood!

Our theme is Love Mar Vista, and this is going to be a great time of joining in community to show simple acts of kindness and love to those in the neighborhood of our facility. Will you join us? No experience necessary, and it's also a great way to connect with others from the Vineyard community! All are invited. We hope to see you there!

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Young Adult Potluck Dinner
Jun
15
6:00 PM18:00

Young Adult Potluck Dinner

If you're between the ages of 18-36 we want to invite YOU to join us for a potluck dinner Saturday, June 15th at 6PM! Bring your favorite dish or side and meet in the Station (North Parking Lot) of the Vineyard for good food, fun games, and great community. Text Syvanna at (931)-303-6506 with questions -- SEE YOU THERE!

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Discover Your Ministry
Jun
9
1:00 PM13:00

Discover Your Ministry

Discover more of why and how God has shaped you for significance in His kingdom! In this afternoon class we will explore how God has uniquely shaped you with gifts, desires, skills, personality and experiences to make a unique contribution in the world. Lunch will be provided. Advance registration is required. Childcare is free if you register by the previous Sunday. 

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Host a Vineyard Musician!
Jun
3
to Jun 7

Host a Vineyard Musician!

Vineyard Worship Leader Bootcamp

We need host homes for a few days!

Can you help host a young musician?  This summer, we're excited to be hosting a National Vineyard Worship Leader Bootcamp at the Westside Vineyard!  Young musicians from all over the country will be joining us for a week of equipping and training!  We are in need of several people to open their homes/apartments to provide hospitality Monday through Friday, June 17-21.  The students will be super-busy, and will only need access to a bed and bathroom (maybe a granola bar each morning).  All meals and transportation will be provided.  If you would be willing to provide one or more beds, floor space, or couch space for those days, please let Pastor Joel know asap!  Your hospitality will really be a blessing!  

Sign me up to host!

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Child Dedication
Jun
2
11:30 AM11:30

Child Dedication

We are called to recognize that children belong first and foremost to God. God in his goodness gives children as gifts to parents. They not only have the awesome responsibility of caring for this gift, but also the wonderful privilege of enjoying the gift.  The Bible admonishes us to raise our children in the Lord and to establish early in life a foundation based on the truths of the Bible. We believe that a good starting place is child dedication. We are offering a Child Dedication Celebration on Sunday, June 2.  For us it's important that you understand the meaning and purpose of the Child Dedication before registering your child(ren).

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Young Adult Bowling
May
18
5:00 PM17:00

Young Adult Bowling

If you're between the ages of 18-36, we hope you'll join us for bowling together on Saturday, May 18! We meet together in the Vineyard North Parking Lot at 5pm... and then we'll walk a block to Bowlero Mar Vista. Text Syvanna at 931-303-6506 with questions. We hope to see you there!

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Getting Planted Class
May
5
1:00 PM13:00

Getting Planted Class

For those newer to the Vineyard who are desiring to explore or establish deeper connection and commitment, we encourage you to join us for this lunch and talk which will provide an overview of who we are, who we are called to become and how we move forward in embracing our calling as a church community.  Childcare is free if you register by the previous Sunday. 

Topics include:

  • Why we exist

  • The bigger picture of what the Vineyard is about

  • What God has called us to be (our vision)

  • How You can be a meaningful part of God's calling in this time and place

You also will be able to freely ask questions concerning these and other topics.

The class allows you the opportunity to meet the entire Westside Vineyard staff and several key leaders.

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Group Life
Apr
29
to May 25

Group Life

The larger gatherings of the church provide a unique spiritual connection as we join our voices in worship and hear God’s Word speak to us. 

However, this becomes most powerfully realized in smaller relationally sized groups. 

It is in smaller groups that we EMBODY the new life united in God’s grace… that we CONNECT  personally as we share and support real life… and that we GROW in understanding through engaging  God’s Word and Spirit together. 

The choice to take the next step to connect and grow is yours. We believe it is one of the most valuable steps you will take.

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Young Adult Hike
Apr
27
8:00 AM08:00

Young Adult Hike

  • Culver City Stairs / Baldwin Hills Overlook (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Young Adults (18-36), come together on Saturday, November 10th at 8:30am for a morning hike.

Temescal Canyon - Carpool/caravan from the Vineyard facility at 8:30am. We hope you'll join us!

Contact number (619)701-6386.

Enjoy nature amidst the bustling City of Angels.

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Easter Baptisms
Apr
21
2:30 PM14:30

Easter Baptisms

2:30PM, VENICE BEACH

The most profound testimonies we have are those from among us who have found new life in Christ. Come share in their story and the joy of their baptisms. It will be held on the beach just south of the Venice Pier (at the end of Washington Blvd.).

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Westside Sunrise Service
Apr
21
6:00 AM06:00

Westside Sunrise Service

Join with several other Westside churches in celebrating Easter in the beauty of God's creation.   
This annual celebration will take place at Will Rogers State Beach (Pacific Palisades between Chautauqua and Temescal, Lifeguard Station #12, dress warmly and bring a blanket or beach chair).

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Baptism Interest Meeting
Apr
14
9:00 AM09:00

Baptism Interest Meeting

If you've never been baptized since making a decision to follow Jesus, then consider being baptized on Easter Sunday, April 21 in the Pacific Ocean!

Join us for one of our Baptism Informational Meetings if you're interested in finding out more. 

Attending one of the Baptism meetings is required for those interested in being baptized on Easter Sunday.  Baptism meetings will be immediately following every Sunday service on Sunday, April 7 and Sunday, April 14.

If you're a middle or high school student interested in being baptized, then a special class is required for you. If you're a middle or high school student, contact Jonathan (Pastor of Student Ministries) to find out more. 

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SE Asia Team Trip Report
Mar
31
1:00 PM13:00

SE Asia Team Trip Report

  • 3838 South Centinela Avenue Los Angeles, CA, 90066 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A team from the Vineyard just returned home from a two week trip to Southeast Asia where they sought 
to serve and  strengthen the church in nations that restrict the message of Jesus.  They will be sharing 
some of their experiences on Sunday afternoon, March 31, 1pm in the Station (North Parking Lot building).  Lunch will be provided for a $5 contribution. Register by Thursday, March 28 so we can have enough food. 

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A Season of Prayer and Fasting
Mar
11
to Apr 18

A Season of Prayer and Fasting

You're invited into a special season of prayer and fasting during the 40 days before Good Friday (and Easter weekend). Will you consider and choose a personal form of prayer and fasting that you feel personally prepared for?  Also, stop by the Book Nook after a Sunday gathering to pick up a copy of the devotional, "Come to the Table", by Vineyard Resources (suggested amount $2).

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Vineyard Saturday Night
Mar
2
5:00 PM17:00

Vineyard Saturday Night

  • 3838 South Centinela Avenue Los Angeles, CA, 90066 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

ONE WEEKEND SERVICE FOR EVERYONE

Mark your calendars for the first weekend of March as we will have a special service schedule.  On Saturday, March 2, at 5pm, we will have one special weekend service for everyone followed by catered tacos (suggested $5 donation)!  

There will be no Sunday services (9, 11, 2) on March 3 due to CicLAvia in our neighborhood and our desire to participate in serving and loving our neighbors.  

Stay tuned for ideas and opportunities to reach out that day.

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After V.Day Soiree
Feb
16
7:00 PM19:00

After V.Day Soiree

 
Marriage has a lot of questions, and sometimes we all need a little help getting clear. Because clarity leads to connection.

The Westside Vineyard and Couple’s Cafe requests the honor of your attendance to share in the joy of each other and other couples for an

After V.Day Soiree

The evening will include light Snacks. Sweets. And Salsa Dancing

February 16th at 7:00p.m at the Westside Vineyard

  

Cost is $10 per couple

Please RSVP to the link below:

Childcare is offered for $10 per child and $5 for each additional

Are you wondering who Couples Cafe is for?   Is it for engaged, newly marrieds, couples with kids, couples without kids, empty nesters, couples in crisis - This event is for every married couple, that’s who it’s for.  Can’t wait to see you there.


A source for growing through the common challenges of marriage.  There is a difference between being married and building a marriage.  The Couples Cafe' is a quarterly gathering geared to give you an opportunity to invest in your marriage.  All couples are invited!

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Winter Camp (youth)
Feb
16
9:00 AM09:00

Winter Camp (youth)

Due to inclement weather conditions in Big Bear this weekend, we have made the difficult decision to cancel Winter Camp. Along with heavy snow, some road closures, electrical outages, and freezing conditions, the camp facility itself has experienced washed out roads which have led to several cabins becoming inaccessible. Safety is of utmost importance to us, and we feel peace that this decision is the best and most responsible choice given the climate and conditions up the mountain. You will receive a full refund for any payments made for Winter Camp.

BUT... We will be hosting a special youth event this Sunday night from 7pm-11pm in our main sanctuary at the Westside Vineyard. This event will be totally FREE. Come out for an awesome night together with pizza, games, extended worship time, and ministry time (just like at camp!)

We are ready for God to move!


Our annual Vineyard Youth Winter Camp is fast approaching.  We will be heading up to Big Bear on President's Day weekend, February 16-18, 2019. This trip is open to all current 6th-12th graders.

Winter Camp is a great opportunity for middle and high school students to join with other teenagers from Vineyard communities around SoCal and gather for spiritual growth, deepening of relationships, mountain memory-making, and maybe some snow! 

The cost is $200 (early-bird).  While a slightly higher cost than our Equip summer camp, we add the cost of professional transportation and facilities while there.  We will be staying at Camp Cedar Lake.  We don't want finances to prohibit participation, so partial financial aid is available to qualifying participants. If you're in need of financial assistance, please contact one of our youth pastors.

In our experience, trips like this one can include defining moments for your teenager's faith and spiritual growth.  We encourage you to make this a priority and encourage your child to attend!

The cost will increase to $225 on January 6. Our total capacity is 45 (leaders & students combined).  Register to reserve your spot.

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IF : GATHERING
Feb
8
to Feb 9

IF : GATHERING

What could happen IF women all over the world gathered together in humility and asked God to move?

That IS what IS happening on February 8-9, 2019 worldwide and at the Westside Vineyard. Women from all over the Westside will be gathering together.

When: Friday: February 8th - 6:00pm-9:30pm

Saturday: February 9th - 8:30am-5pm

Where: Westside Vineyard

3838 S. Centinela Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90066

Cost: $20 flat fee for either one or both days.

Childcare is provided for no cost on Friday evening, February 8th. Please sign up below if you need childcare on Friday night.

There will be no childcare on Saturday, February 9th.

You are welcome to sign up a friend or friends, but will need to supply their names and e-mail at the time of sign up.

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Young Adults DTLA Ice Skating
Jan
19
6:00 PM18:00

Young Adults DTLA Ice Skating

  • The Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for ice skating in Pershing Square in DTLA on Saturday, January 19th. Carpool meets at Westside Vineyard at 6pm in north parking lot (Venice Blvd. & Centinela Ave.) $14 for admission & rental. Contact Sara Elander at 203.494.9522 with any questions. Information about the rink can be found at https://holidayicerinkdowntownla.com/ice-skating-downtown-la/. All younger adults ages 18-36 welcome!

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Christmas Eve with candlelight
Dec
24
5:30 PM17:30

Christmas Eve with candlelight

5:30pm  •  7:30pm

You're invited to join one of our special candlelight gatherings in worship of our newborn King. 

For Families: 

5:30pm: 
Childcare for ages 7 and under will be available
7:30pm:  There will be no childcare or programs for infants/children at the 7:30pm gathering

 

 

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Host a Holiday Party Challenge
Dec
7
to Dec 16

Host a Holiday Party Challenge

Grow in Rediscovering the Art of Neighboring
through the Vineyard Host a Holiday Party Challenge!

WE’RE ENCOURAGING EVERYONE TO CONSIDER HOSTING A SIMPLE HOLIDAY PARTY FOR IMMEDIATE NEIGHBORS!  STEPS:

  • Make a commitment to hosting a holiday party this December

  • Pick a date on the first few weekends in December

  • Define the most natural group of 6 to 30 households around you.

  • Make simple invitations (here’s an example)

  • Pass the invitations out

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