Sundays in 2019 – Evening Worship Celebrations – 6pm – at The Vineyard and LifeHouse, 153-155 Albert Road (corner of Harold Road), Southsea, PO4 0JW. Our spring talk series is on Paul’s letter to the Ephesians.
Sunday 28 April – 6pm – with worship band, friendly welcome, buzzy fun atmosphere and nice refreshments. Our guest speaker is Sean Blackman who will finish up our series on Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians looking at Ephesians chapter six! Cheryl and Sean are our dear friends and Senior Pastors of the Freedom Church, Gosport – see: https://www.freedomgosport.com.
Sunday 5 May – 6pm – with worship band, friendly welcome, buzzy fun atmosphere and nice refreshments. Our guest speaker is Jenny Howard! Denham and Jenny are our Founding Pastors – they started the church in this area in 2011-2012
Friday 10 May – Mayday Dinner Social @ The Vineyard – 7 for 7.30pm start.
Saturday 11 May – Vineyard and LifeHouse Walk (or cycle – decision by popular demand!) finishing with a nice ice cream somewhere scenic!
Saturday 18 May – 11am-1pm – “Healing on the Streets” session half-way down Palmerston Road – praying for the public for anything they ask us to pray for! Including healing, emotional and physical. The team come from different churches across the City, led by St Judes, Southsea. Future dates include June 15th, July 20th, August 17th and September 21st – more to follow.
Mid-Late May – Our BBQ Season starts – look out for details of regular BBQ’s!!
SAVE THE DATES – Saturday & Sunday 18-19 May – special guest speaker is author and prophet Ian McIntyre at our first “mini-conference” here at the Vineyard. This will be on the Sat & Sun evenings with an additional session of Leaders’ Training one of the afternoons. More details to follow but be assured this will be an extraordinary event with lots of individual input and hearing God speaking to us!
Sunday 26 May – 6pm – with worship band, friendly welcome, buzzy fun atmosphere and nice refreshments. Our guest speaker is Jenny Howard! Denham and Jenny are our Founding Pastors – they started the church in this area in 2011-2012
Week beginning Sun 2 June – “One Body Churches” / Portsmouth Churches Together Week of Prayer – Sunday 9 June – Big Celebration in Portchester Castle – this will be instead of our 6pm service just this weekend.
THIS IS ALSO THE WEEK OF THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF D-DAY – your suggestions welcome but having the LifeHouse and the Vineyard open for the many, many extra tourists in the Southsea – particularly on the 5th (Weds)(the actual anniversary!) seems like a good idea?
Tuesday 4 June – our ALPHA COURSE – meal, film and discussion evenings. “The Alpha course is an opportunity to explore the meaning of life” Wikipedia says! It is here at the Vineyard and starts with a tasty hot dinner each evening! Come at 7pm for 7.30pm each week over the summer – all are very welcome whatever your views and beliefs – bring your friends too!!
Friday 7 June – Women’s personal story evening at The Vineyard – 7.30pm with nice refreshments, stories, conversation and encouraging company
Saturday 8 June – 10am Men’s Breakfast at the LifeHouse – then on Sat 22nd too.
Thursday 20 June – LifeHouse Fund-Raiser: Cake Sale @ South Parade Co-op Store 10am-3pm
Saturday 13 July – Social & Serving: The Big Brunch @ The LifeHouse 9am-12noon
APRIL 2020 – International Speaker, Author, Canon and sometime Comedian – J John is booked by all the churches in Portsmouth to come and present an evening which everyone will enjoy at the Guildhall, Portsmouth.