We’re committed to helping those who want to experience a more abundant life. What follows is a list of opportunities outside of Sunday mornings and small groups to grow deeper in faith. There’s a place for everyone and we encourage you to begin taking these next steps now.
A ten-week course designed to help people who are asking front-end questions of faith explore those questions together. Learn more on our Exploring Faith page.
Vineyard 101 - belong
A three-hour introductory course to the Charlottesville Vineyard Church and the Association of Vineyard Churches. This is a great first step in your journey to discover if Vineyard is a good fit for you. Or, if you’ve already made that decision, Vineyard 101 will help you take some of the next steps into the community life of the church. We’ll get to know each other, tell the Vineyard story, discuss some theological cornerstones, and look at some of the practical aspects of how and why we do things the way we do.
For more information or to join our next Vineyard 101 class, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Vineyard 201 - spiritual formation
A three-week interactive course designed to help participants grow deeper in their faith and understanding of God through the study and practice of spiritual disciplines, such as scripture reading, prayer, and fasting. If you are interested in taking the next steps in your relationship with God, this course is for you.
For more information or to join our next Vineyard 201 class, contact us at email@example.com
VINEYARD 202 – UNDERSTANDING AND ENGAGING SCRIPTURE
A two-week class that explores where the Bible came from, the differences between translations, and how to interpret scripture. If you are interested in learning how to better understand the Bible, this course is a great next step for you.
For more information or to join our next Vineyard 202 class, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
VINEYARD 210 - multi-ethnicity and the kingdom of god
A four-week course with the purpose of building greater awareness, understanding and cultural dexterity regarding race and ethnicity. In this course, we explore the biblical foundations for ethnicity, the history of race in our culture and the American Church, discuss our current social context, and explore ways that God is calling us to heal, reconcile, and love our neighbors as ourselves.
For more information or to join our next Vineyard 210 class, contact us at email@example.com
Vineyard 301 - discover your niche
A two-week interactive course designed to help you discover how God has wired you personally and what the implications may be for your work in the Church and your joy in life. We will explore what it looks like to discern God’s role in our lives and how we can take next steps into the work and ministry of Jesus.
For more information or to join our next Vineyard 301 class, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
VINEYARD 310 – SHARING JESUS WITH OTHERS
A one-week workshop that equips participants to have spiritual conversations with others. If you are interested in learning more about how to invite others to take steps toward Jesus, this class will offer practical tools to help you engage these conversations more effectively.
For more information or to join our next Vineyard 310 class, contact us at email@example.com
Prayer Ministry Training
A two-week interactive course focused on the foundation of hearing from God and praying for others. We’ll cover a variety of topics and exercises, equipping you to more effectively pray for others in need. This is a prerequisite to joining our Prayer Ministry Team.
For more information or to join our next Prayer Ministry training, contact Alan Ellerbe at firstname.lastname@example.org
SCHOOL OF KINGDOM MINISTRY
A two-semester course discussing what it means to live and move in the power of the Holy Spirit. Covering topics such as healing, prophecy, and discerning God’s direction, this course offers teaching and practical exercises to train you in how to do ministry the way Jesus did.
For more information or to join our next School of Kingdom Ministry class, contact us at email@example.com
EMOTIONALLY HEALTHY SPIRITUALITY
A four-week course that examines the ways that emotional maturity and spiritual maturity are inseparable. This class will equip you not only to understand the biblical vision for emotional health but to pursue personal healing.
For more information or to join our next Emotionally Healthy Spirituality class, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY
A nine-week personal finance course that addresses topics such as budgeting, debt reduction, insurance, mortgages, and responsible giving. This course is a great way to pursue biblically based financial planning and stewardship.
For more information or to join our next Financial Peace University class, contact us at email@example.com
VINEYARD THEOLOGY SERIES
A quarterly discussion series that examines the history of Christian theology and its practical role in the church today. This course equips participants with a deeper grasp of the beliefs that continue to shape Christian thought and practices. Topics include the Trinity, the identity of Jesus, and the nature and mission of the church.
For more information or to join our next Theology Series discussion, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org