Week of Prayer & Fasting @ the Vineyard

If you’ve been at the Vineyard over the past couple of Sundays, then you’ve probably heard that we are taking this next week as a week of prayer & fasting.  While we’re sure some of you have had some experience with prayer & fasting in the...

Don’t Forget Your Coat On Sunday

Don’t worry, the heat is working fine! This Sunday when we talk about generosity, we are asking everyone to please a good winter coat that you would be willing to donate to those in our community who could use them.  We are asking for nothing stained,...

Christmas Eve @ the Ithaca Vineyard

One of the great things about having our own place, is that scheduling special event has gotten a whole lot easier.  So for the first time in about 3 or 4 years, we are having a Christmas Eve Service! The service will begin @ 7:00 pm and last for about 1 hour,...

Party Like It’s 1999!

The Ithaca Vineyard held its first service on February 7th, 1999 in downtown Ithaca.  It is a day that has always stuck in my head for a couple reasons.  The obvious being that it was a pretty big step in our lives, and secondly, it was 3 days after the...

December @ the Vineyard Part 2

Last week I mentioned a couple of big events we have coming up in December.  There are two other events that are coming up, and like our Free Gift Wrapping Outreach, both are geared toward serving people in the Ithaca area. Christmas Dinner in a Box: For the...

Ithaca, NY…the City of Champions!

Weird…the Cornell basketball team is seeded 14 in their bracket…not only are they in the NCAA, they are not seeded 16th! The Cornell Men’s hockey team is still fighting for the ECAC tournament championship. And the Cornell wrestling team is #2 in the...

Is it November already?

So over the past month I have been dealing with some guilt.  It has officially been over a month since I last wrote something here.  September & October were both a bit crazy…I ended up not reading very much, not blogging at all, and simply getting buried...

postcards

This week about 21,000 homes in Tompkins County will be receiving post cards inviting them to one of our two services this weekend. One of my favorite postcard stories came back in 2004…although I didn’t find it funny at the time.  One person got one...