Past Events

Past Events

Aug 23, 2023

Richard Rohr’s “The Universal Christ” Book Study

UPDATE 7.13.23 – This group has reached maximum capacity. Thank you for your interest. Stay tuned for future groups similar to this one! Join us as we read and discuss Father Richard Rohr’s 2021 book “The Universal Christ” over four sessions, every other Wednesday, beginning July 12th. From “Drawing on scripture, history, and spiritual practice, Rohr articulates a transformative view of Jesus Christ as a portrait of God’s constant, unfolding work in the world. ‘God loves things by becoming…
Aug 18, 2023

The Golden Age: A Speakeasy Project by Fractured Actors Theater Company

Fractured Actors Theater Company proudly presents The Golden Age: A Speakeasy Project, featuring 4 world premiere one-acts by Ventura County playwrights (all members of the Liminal Community). The Golden Age is an immersive theater and music experience that will transport you back to old Hollywood. Peek inside a movie mogul’s office for the world’s worst pitch meeting. It’s all accompanied by classic torch songs of yesteryear from local stage veterans. The Golden Age: A Speakeasy Project all happens inside Sweet Jay’s, where you…
Aug 12 – 13, 2023

Liminal Garage Sale

Caitlin Johnson has offered to host a Liminal Garage Sale with profits going to benefit Liminal’s various outreach efforts. It will take place TWO weekends in August – August 5 & 6, and August 12 & 13 from 7:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Day Road in Ventura. For this event to be successful, we need a few things: first of all, WE NEED YOU! Caitlin is supplying the venue, but we will need VOLUNTEERS to help run the yard…
Jul 31 – Aug 5, 2023

Blend Summer Retreat

This year our youth group is shifting gears from a traditional “camp” model and we are hosting a summer retreat for our students! Fear not, we will still be spending time doing all our usual camp activities of games, sharing good meals together, talks around a firepit, and what we hope will be a meaningful exploration of scripture. This year though we are doing those things from the comfort of an Airbnb in Paso Robles! We are excited to get…
Jul 30, 2023

Summer Picnic

The Summer Picnic is scheduled for July 30 from 12:30-4:30pm at Camino Real Park. Please plan to join us for an afternoon filled with delicious food, conversation, games, and fun in the sun! Do you have a homemade salsa recipe? If you do, you’ll want to enter the Salsa Contest! Who knows, your recipe just might be the winner! And be sure to bring a bit extra – enough for us to enjoy with our tacos. Whether or not you enter the contest, be sure get your…
Jun 25, 2023

Pride for Camarillo 2023

Rise and Shine! Camarillo’s second annual Pride for Camarillo festival is coming up in June and we at are planning to partake. In a time where members of the LGBTQIA+ community are quite literally being persecuted in our country, we at Liminal choose to stand with God’s children with loving and affirming support. We will not be preaching, but instead simply offering up community and information about Liminal if they wish for it. We are currently looking for volunteers to help…
Jun 4, 2023

Nurturer’s Day

We all have people in our lives who have nurtured us in some way. This may be a parent or it may be someone unrelated to us. And we ourselves have likely nurtured people in our lives, whether they were related to us or not. Instead of celebrating Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, we’d like to celebrate what we’re calling Nurturer’s Day, and say “Thank you!” to everyone in Liminal who has nurtured the people around them. On Sunday, June…
May 31, 2023

REGENERATE: The Art of Biblical Poetry with

What? Has your world ever been changed by a song you heard, a theme or line from a play or movie, or some “truth” or realization spoken to you at a key moment in your life? This is also the realm of Biblical Poetry, where word pictures often re-state or seek to express “what’s really going on” in artful verse throughout the Scriptures in sometimes beautiful, sometimes stark – frequently murky- poetic language. Come learn, or re-investigate, the essentials of…
May 25, 2023

The Wisdom of Enneagram In Working With Personal Reactivity

Update: This group has reached maximum capacity. Check back soon for more Small Group options. 😊 Enneagram – From Reactivity to Compassionate ReceptivityFive Thursday Evening Sessions (4/27-5/25), 7-9pm Ste J Over five nights, learn how to use the wisdom of the Enneagram, objectively and profoundly, to increase self-awareness & observation skills in reducing the tendency to be in a state of reactivity (autopilot).  Become adept at catching & molding situations which typically provoke constricted, negative thoughts & reactions to consistently…
May 21, 2023

Community Check-In

On Sunday, May 21st, in place of our typical morning service, we’re going to be holding a Community Check-In instead. Basically, a Town Hall meeting. This will be an opportunity to talk with each other about this unique little place called Liminal. The Leadership Team will share briefly, and then answer pre-submitted questions (ask your question here), and then open the floor for live questions. This will be happening at 10:30am (again, no music, sermon, etc). We’ll have lunch together afterward. We’ll…
May 7, 2023

Game N Grub

On Sunday, May 7th, stick around after the service for some lunch (sandwiches — donations appreciated to cover their cost *if* you can swing it) and games at our first “Game N Grub”. We’re hoping to do these regularly, but we don’t have the schedule sorted out just yet. We’ll have super nerdy games and more accessible and noob-friendly games, and party/silly games. Or if you don’t want to play games that’s cool too, just hang out! 🎲🎲🎲
May 6, 2023

FATC Presents The 1st Annual 29 1/2 Hour Playwriting Festival

Come sit back and enjoy the chaos as our awesome Fractured Actors Theater Company folks attempt to write, memorize, stage, rehearse, costume, and perform a series of brand new 10 minute plays… all within 29 1/2 hours! Our writers will be given the prompt on Friday night and you get to see finished results the very next evening! ONE NIGHT ONLY!!!! Saturday 5/6 at 8pm. Tickets on sale now:
Apr 9, 2023

Easter Sunday

Welcome, and thanks for checking out our community! Our Easter Sunday service will be Sunday, April 9th at 10:30am both in person and live online via our Facebook Page. MASKS:Liminal Church of Ventura is aligning with the mask regulations that are currently in place per the County of Ventura and the state of California. Masks are recommended indoors but no longer required, regardless of vaccination status. 🚨 If you do test positive for COVID-19 🚨 after recently attending a service…
Apr 9, 2023

Easter Sunrise Service

Bring your family and friends, blankets and lawn chairs to Harbor Cove Beach @ Ventura Harbor, on Easter Sunday (April 9th) at 6:00am for our Sunrise Service. This is a much beloved annual tradition in our community, and we’d love to have you join us. This service is a simple and peaceful way to start your Easter morning. Catherine Anderson will be bringing an Easter message, with worship led by Chris Gwaltney.
Apr 7, 2023

Blend LOTR Movie Night!

Our youth group finished a journey into one magical land and are onto another! We enjoyed our Harry Potter Movie Nights so much that we are moving onto the Lord of the Rings series! We so look forward to a whole new magical and fun movie journey together. Our movie nights will be on the first Friday of the month from 6pm-9pm starting February 3rd and continuing until April 7th. We hope we will see you there! Please reach out…
Apr 7, 2023

The Way of the Cross

The Way of the Cross is an interactive contemplative experience focused on the seven phrases uttered by Jesus as he hung on the cross. You are invited to enter any time between 5:30pm and 8:00pm, and you should probably plan on an hour or two (so earlier is best so you won’t be rushed). Please note that upon entry, we request that you remain in silence so as not to distract others. Guests are welcome. [Childcare will be available upon…