Past Events

Past Events

Sep 11, 2021

Lectio Ladies

Please Note: During the summer season, this group will be meeting monthly, in person. Group Description: The focus of this women’s group is community, transformation and hearing God’s voice through the Spiritual Discipline called Lectio Divina (“Divine Reading” in Latin). Often, there is a theme to the scriptures used to meditate on as ladies journal together then share their personal experiences of hearing God through His Word with the others in the group. This group is facilitated by Shayna Metzner,…
Aug 17, 2021

“Psurfing” the Psalms

Spend the Summer in this relaxing, weekly space for men to connect, “grab the board” of Lectio Divina, a priceless, ancient spiritual discipline, and “swim out” to explore 8 key passages of the Psalms together. With the Holy Spirit churning the waters, be prepared for both challenge and reward as we use personal and group insights to grow into further understanding of God’s love and faithfulness. Whether new to either the Psalms or Lectio Divina, or an old-timer, adventure awaits.…
Aug 1, 2021

Summer Picnic

Join us at Camino Real Park on Sunday, August 1st at 12:00pm for our annual Summer Picnic! This will be a potluck-style picnic, so bring some food and drinks to share with everyone. Also, do you have a reeeally good salsa recipe that you believe could win awards? Well, let’s put it to the test at our Salsa Contest! This contest will begin when the picnic begins (at 12:00pm) and will end at 12:45pm, with the winner being announced at…
Jul 11, 2021

Post-Service Zoom Call

Description: Every Sunday at 4:00pm (PT), we host a Zoom call for all who want to participate! This provides a chance for us to talk with each other about the points brought up during the teacher’s message and to simply check in with each other to say hello! At 4:00pm (PT) on Sundays, simply go to www.venturavineyard.org/Zoom to join the call.
Jun 25, 2021

Crossroads Episode 2

Join us online Friday, June 25th at 7:00 PM (end time ~ 8:30 PM) on Zoom, for Crossroads Episode 2! Crossroads is a cross-cultural ministry and missions experience at the Liminal Church of Ventura (aka Ventura Vineyard). During this Zoom call, one of our teachers and elders, Richard Sochel, will introduce you to his friends, pastors Raquel De La Cruz and Joel Barrientos who serve in Arequipa, Peru. We will learn about Project Hope and how they are reaching a city in…
Jun 17, 2021

The Love Required of Us

Please Note: Current registrations are full but please email mosaic@venturavineyard if you would like to be put on a waitlist. Thank you for your interest in this group! We are excited to offer The Love Required of Us: A Small-Group Discussion Guide to Racial Understanding and Reconciliation. Over ten weeks our small group will engage in discussions of race and racial reconciliation in order develop a fuller understanding of how these issues impact us. We are inviting a few churches…
Jun 12, 2021

A Walk with God

Take a meditative walk with us! Though we will not be walking together physically, we will all listen to an audio meditation at the same time, and begin our walk at the same time – at 1:00pm on Saturday, June 12th. Details: We will be listening to an audio meditation called “Walking with God”. It is about 40 minutes long. You will be prompted about 8 minutes into the audio to begin your walk. Toward the end you will be…
May 28, 2021

Drive-In Movie Night

When: Friday, May 28th, 7:30pm (movie will start at 8pm)Where: Liminal Church of Ventura back parking lotMovie: TBD! Check back soon Admission is FREE!Our Youth will be selling candy so if you’d like some, be sure to bring cash in small bills. details: Parking spots are first-come, first-served! You can stay in your car and listen through your radio, or bring lawn chairs and sit (with your household) in the parking lot. If you choose to sit outside of your…
May 9, 2021

In-Person Sunday Worship Service

This Sunday, May 9th at 10:00am, our service will be in-person, in the back parking lot of our building! You can either stay parked in your car for the service, or you can sit outside on the chairs we’ll have set up for you (we will have sections of chairs set 6 feet apart). For the safety of everyone, face masks will be required for the duration of the service. Social distancing will be observed; please maintain a six-foot distance…
Apr 30, 2021

“Always Forward: A Love Story” Viewing and Q&A

Crossroads is the Liminal Church of Ventura’s new missions experience series. How do you reach the unreachable? With simple acts of love and kindness. Join us for an hour on Zoom, Friday, April 30th, at 6:30 PM, as w meet Phil and Jennifer Snell, Liminal missionaries serving on the streets of northeast Brazil. We will watch the award-winning half-hour documentary about their lives and outreach in João Pessoa called, “Always Forward: A Love Story,” followed by a live Q&A with Phil and…
Apr 4, 2021

Easter Service

As Christians, we find ourselves in the most sacred time of the liturgical year. But with our day-to-day tasks and the added stresses of a pandemic it can be a struggle to find time and energy to focus on this season. In the midst of this tension, throughout this Lenten season, one of our teachers, Catherine Anderson, has gifted us with beautiful Lenten reflections during our Sunday mornings. Using Visio Divina, a “form of divine seeing in which we prayerfully…
Apr 1, 2021

Maundy Thursday Service

As with everything this year we are celebrating the Easter season a bit differently.  Besides our regular Easter Sunday service, we will only have one additional event during holy week. On April 1st at 7pm, join us for a Zoom service to commemorate Maundy Thursday.At the time of the service, simply go to www.liminalventura.org/maundythursday to be taken to the Zoom call. If you’re more comfortable joining without your camera on, you are more than welcome to do that. Maundy is…
Mar 31, 2021

Alpha Online

Alpha is a chance to explore the big questions of life and faith in a friendly, open, and informal environment. The course takes place online using Zoom. Alpha Online will meet on Wednesdays at 7 PM, beginning January 20 2021 and ending March 31 2021. Each 90 minute session on Wednesday includes a time of socializing, and a brief talk, followed by small group discussions where all opinions are valued! Complimentary beverages and/or goodies will be sent to your physical…
Feb 19, 2021

Online Trivia Night

Details: Join us on Friday, February 19th at 7:00pm for Online Trivia Night! Participate in teams (households) or individually. Our hosts, Mike and Karyn, will stream via Facebook Live on the Liminal Church of Ventura Facebook page. This event is free and public — no registration is required. How It Works: There will be be 6 rounds of trivia all with different themes, and a general trivia round as well. You will need two screens.a) On one screen, you’ll have…
Dec 24, 2020

Christmas Eve (Online)

When: Thursday, December 24th at 4:00pmWhere: Zoom (www.liminalventura.org/ChristmasEveZoom) We wish we could celebrate this special occasion together in person, but for the sake of safety we will be hosting it via Zoom.  This hour-long service will feature all the things we love about celebrating together including worship, Christmas music, the story of Christ and a surprise or two. A special offering will be taken (in addition to our usual weekly offering).  This Service will also include a short, fun, family-friendly…
Dec 13, 2020

Blue Christmas (Online)

The Christmas season can be a difficult time for those experiencing loss. They may not feel like celebrating, but still very much want the kind of HOPE that only comes from God. The Blue Christmas Service (taking place online this year, due to COVID-19) is an honoring space to grieve losses and name the sorrows we’re all experiencing during this pandemic. This service offers a way to acknowledge our feelings, and feel surrounded by the compassionate love of God.It’s about remembering: God…