Dear Friends of the Vine, We banded together five years ago to start a church, built on faith in God, authentic relationships with each other, in service to God and our community. Our namesake verse was our goal – to live in Christ. “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in […]
Please join Penngrove Community Church and the Vine Church of Petaluma as we lift up our nation in prayer, especially as we face an election for President, Senate, House of Representatives, State offices and propositions and local offices. Our prayer meeting will take place Sunday, Oct. 23, 6:00 PM at the Vine Church of Petaluma […]
We address issues of voting and faith, especially as there has been so much press about the evangelicals and their influence on the presidential race.
Here’s a recent sermon on Joy. It’s worth a listen. Your browser does not support iFrames, please click here to access our media center.
Who was St. Valentine and why do we associate his feast day with romantic love? St. Valentine (Valentinus in Latin) died a martyrs death on Feb. 14, 269 AD near Rome. We don’t know when he was born, how old he was when he was killed, or much else about him with any degree of […]
If a friend asked you how they can be right with God and assured of heaven, would you know what to say? Recently, we talked about these verses, which serve as an outline to the book of Romans and also a logical progression of how we can place our faith in Christ. I encourage you […]
We’re all about enjoying and caring for the Creation at the Vine. We’ll join Friends or the River for a day of cleaning on the Petaluma River as we work to remove over a ton of trash and debris from our waterways. FALL PETALUMA RIVER CLEANUP Saturday, September 19, 2015 8 am – 1 pm […]
Exhausted. Overwhelmed. Overscheduled. Sound familiar? Today’s velocity of life can consume and control us . . . until our breakneck pace begins to feel normal and expected. That’s where the danger lies: When we spend our lives doing things that keep us busy but don’t really matter, we sacrifice the things that do. What if […]
Our summer picnic is Sat., July 11 at Noon, McNear Park, Petaluma. Please email or text Sue Hopkins at 707-241-6868 and let her know what picnic items you are planning on bringing. Sue will supply hot dogs & buns along with condiments. Invite a friend or two, the more the merrier.
Most think of Lent as time to give up something. Chocolate. Coffee. Twitter. Swearing. We don’t give up things easily. Most losses in life are losses we didn’t volunteer for. The loss of health. The loss of a job. A home. Our youthful good looks and energy. Faced with the threat of loss, we dig […]