On a Sunday
Sunday Gathering For some people going anywhere for the first time can be a bit of a nerve-racking experience. To help avoid any worries here's a quick summary of what you can expect on a Sunday morning at Vale Community Church.
Family Service Sunday Service - We start at 10.30am when we sing some worship songs - both well-known hymns and more modern songs to which you can sit or stand, it doesn't matter. We then have a mixture of prayers, sharing our stories, a talk on subjects relevant to our daily lives and communion (1st Sunday). 'KidsZone' our children's activities run from about 11.00am until we finish around 11.30am. Tea/coffee is served at the close of the service. We aren't super-spiritual beings, just normal people and we hope you will find that we are a friendly bunch. If you don't understand something please simply ask! Our aim is to provide opportunities for you to make new friends and explore the Christian faith in a relaxed and friendly setting. It’s about: Friends – Family – Faith and Belonging.
|When to arrive and what to wear
If it's your first visit then come just before 10.30am. You'll be greeted at the door by our person on welcome who will show you where best to sit and will hopefully introduce you to other folks. If you are driving, then there is parking in the school car park or on the streets surrounding the school. For directions on how to reach us please see our Contact Us page.
What to wear? This is easy - wear whatever you feel comfortable in. We are an informal gathering and accept people as they are. There is no need to dress up
|Is it just Sundays?
Absolutely not! God is with us all week long and we aim to lead lives pleasing to him. We're not perfect and we do make mistakes, but we desire to make a positive difference in everything we do. To further encourage us we have midweek groups (Life Groups) which help us to be a strong, vibrant and growing community of God's people and to fulfil His purposes in our generation. If you are just looking into Christianity, you are more than welcome to come along to a small group to ask all those questions about God and Christianity that you've always wanted to ask but never had the opportunity.
We are involved in serving the community in various ways and have run various children's events throughout the year. For more details see our What We Do - Locally page.
|We aim to be an all-inclusive church. The school premises in which we meet are easily accessible for those with physical disabilities, with a ramp to the entrance, and a wheelchair accessible toilet.
Please contact us or speak to a member of the welcome team if you have any specific needs, or any suggestions for further improvement.