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With Tom and Beth Camacho from Blue Ridge Vineyard Church, North Carolina, USA

As followers of Jesus, life was never intended to be a struggle to survive, but a rich and full life where you can flourish and thrive. If you’re a leader or would like to explore leadership and want to thrive in life and ministry, this day is for you.

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“Then Peter said to them, repent, and be baptised every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit” Acts 2:38


Baptisms are a very special time for new believers, guests and the church family. If you have taken the step of following Jesus now might be the time to be baptised.

If you are interested in exploring more about Baptisms speak to Andrew Stewart Darling (our Pastor) or  email the office today.

There will be an Exploring Baptism evening on Thursday 19th October at our mid-week venue, the Vineyard Centre, where you will be able to find out more about baptism.


The last 10 years have been quite an adventure, as we have looked to establish new expressions of God’s love in our town and the surrounding areas.

We want to celebrate it by inviting you to be part of our 10:10 Vision. It’s a reference to the words of Jesus found in John’s gospel: but also to the last ten years and points to the next ten years to come.

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Eventbrite - Light Party

Are you wondering what your children and young people could do to have fun on Halloween without getting into the dark side?

Not everyone is into trick or treating, or likes the idea of it, which is why Vineyard is throwing a Light Party!

It’s a great alternative to Halloween for children and young adults to have fun in a safe space. We’ll be celebrating the light of the world with plenty of games, craft activities and music. There’ll be hot dogs, drinks and sweets thrown in for good measure too!

Light Party is at the Vineyard Centre, Tudor Road, Sudbury, CO10 1NP.

There are different starting times for different ages, to ensure that all age groups can really make the most of the evening. But you need to book your space today. Tickets for this event are limited.


The times for different ages

5.00pm – 6.30pm ages 5-11 A super-cool party with games, crafts and music

7.00pm – 8.00pm ages 11-15 A social time for young people with live music

7.00pm – 9.00pm ages 16+ An extended gathering for older youth

There’ll be coffee and cake for parents to enjoy while the children and young people have fun.

We hope to see you and your families there. Meanwhile, our Planet Vineyard team are working hard getting ready to make this a lighter time of the year for you.

The event is FREE, but places are limited. (Donations welcome, but not necessary).

We look forward to seeing you.

Eventbrite - Light Party



Fill a bag with hope!


“Remember the poor.” – Galatians 2 v 10

Here at Stour Valley Vineyard our biggest compassion ministry is that of our foodbank Storehouse.

In the last 10 years, we have watched Storehouse grow from being run out of our Pastors cellar, into it now having its own section of the new Vineyard Centre. On Sunday 15th October we plan to spend some time remembering some of the amazing things God has done within our community through Storehouse, and discuss how there are even more amazing things to come! We are watching connections within our area forming in front of our very eyes. This August we fed 121% more people than we did the previous August, but the demand is increasing just as rapidly.

We will be giving out small brown bags in previous services, for you to take home and fill with items for local people in crisis. Come and collect a bag this Sunday and fill it with hope!

We will see you there!


There is a home waiting for you.

We feel that HOME Groups are the core of our church. They are a place for healing, learning and laughter! It is a place that we can come together to discuss our experiences. In the book of Acts, it is expressed that the early Christians met together to share their lives and meet the needs of those less fortunate around them, and we do the same!

On Sunday 1st October there is an opportunity for you to explore our fantastic set of HOME Groups and find one that suits you. If that means trying every single one, we are relaxed and informal and won’t be offended if you change your mind!

Have a look at our HOME Group’s page to find out more.



Feeling uninspired reading the Bible? Your Spotify Worship fave list not quite enough? Now, you know you should probably read your Bible more, but where do you start?This’ll help.

Our new Bible resources page is going to be your friend.

It is full of free ideas to improve your knowledge of the Bible, but most importantly help draw you closer to God.

It contains a number of ideas, ranging from printable and online reading plans, daily study notes, podcasts and mobile phone apps.

And If you don’t own your own Bible (yes, you can still get them in print!) you can grab a free one on Sunday mornings in the cafe.



What did you do when you reached ten? Did you feel more grown up, smarter or just wanting to be older?

As Stour Valley Vineyard Church prepares to turn ten on 24 September, we’re going back to our roots with the message series, The Next Ten Years to remind ourselves what this church has been built on to help us prepare for the next ten years.

If you are new, looking for a church or haven’t been to church for a while, this is a great opportunity to check us out and see what makes us who we are. Faith or no faith, you’re very welcome.

Come along this Sunday to the Delphi Centre, Newton Road. Coffee, colds drinks and snacks served from 10am.

We also have a fun children and youth programme called Planet Vineyard with a team excitedly waiting to meet your kids.

You won’t want to be anywhere else.




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