Women’s ministries upholds, encourages, and challenges women in their daily walk as disciples of Jesus Christ and as members of His church.Women meets once a month to foster spiritual growth and renewal, equip themselves for service, and offer women’s perspectives on church issues.
Women fosters the benefits of multicultural and multiethnic perspectives for church growth. The women also cooperate with other church departments to facilitate ministry to women and of women, exchange ideas, mentor and encourage women in the church to be involved in the church’s various ministries.
The objective of family ministries is to strengthen marriage and the family. The family was established and ordained by God as little churches in the society, the family is the primary setting where values are learned and the capacity for close relationships with God and others is developed, healthy families is vital to the Church’s disciple-making for God’s kingdom.
Family ministries upholds the biblical teaching related to the family and uplifts up God’s ideals for family living. The family ministries department brings an understanding of the brokenness experienced by individuals and families in a fallen world. The department facilitates understanding, unity, and love at home and in the family of God (the church).
The Church believes its responsibility to make Christ known to the world, includes a moral obligation to preserve human dignity by promoting optimal levels of physical, mental, and spiritual health.
In addition to ministering to those who are ill, health ministries extends to the prevention of disease through effective health education and leadership in promoting optimum health, free of tobacco, alcohol, other drugs, and unclean foods. Where possible, members shall be encouraged to adopt vegetarian diet.
The prayer ministry in our church exists to save, equip, and send prayer warriors to present the praises and petitions of God’s people in the church and community before the throne of God. True Vine church prayer ministry is to (i) use prayer as a means to help God’s people stay focused on God, (ii) use prayer as a means of acknowledging God’s grace in your/our life, (iii) use prayer as a means of keeping God’s grace in your/our life, (iv) use prayer as means to maintaining your/our relationship with God, and (v) use prayer as a means of bringing your/our problems known to God.
Our prayer ministry engages in intercessory prayer for pastors, church leaders, church members, our nation, world problems, and people in our community. The bible encourages us to pray without ceasing (1 Thess 5;16-17), prayer of faith is able to take of any problem/situation of life (Matt 17:20 cf. Matt 21:21). We have a weekly prayer meeting every Wednesday via conference call. All are welcome! We also have a 24 hour Prayer Hotline for anyone in need of prayer, just call us, we are available.
The Sabbath school is the religious education program of the church; it has four purposes: study of the scripture, fellowship, community outreach, and world mission emphasis. The church provides Bible study guide each quarter. “The Sabbath school, if rightly conducted, is one of God’s great instruments that bring souls to a knowledge of truth.” (CSW 115). Our sabbath school meets every Saturday beginning 9.30 am – 10.40 am.
Personal ministries provides resources and trains members to unite their efforts with those of the pastor and other church officers in soul-winning service. It also has primary responsibility for programs assisting those in need. Personal ministries council guides the outreach (missionary) efforts of the church and works under the direction of the church board. The council meets at least once a month and consists of the pastor, an elder, the treasurer, and other departmental leaders.
The music of the church enriches our worship, the music leader is under the direction of the pastor and/or elders and does not work independently. The music leader should work closely with the pastor. Because sacred music is an important part of public worship, our church exercise care in selecting choir members and other musicians who rightly represent Church principles. Because musicians occupy a conspicuous place in church services, they are encouraged to be examples of modesty and decorum in their appearance and dress, choir robes are optimal.