Together – Disconnect to Reconnect, a day Retreat

Please join the RVTA women for a one day retreat up at Forest Home in Ojai on Saturday, November 2nd from 10am-8pm. We will be taking this one day to disconnect from our phones and daily responsibilities in order to reconnect with God and one another. Our time of being Together will include teachings from Kate Merrick, breaking bread, recreation and more.
Space is limited and we apologize in advance for having to close it once it’s filled.
For any questions please email: kelly@realityventura.com

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Men’s Retreat Postponed

Due to several factors, including a lack sign-ups, the October men’s retreat is being postponed until sometime in the future. Sorry for any inconvenience. We are excited for something, possibly next spring, though.

The Gospel Project

We’re so excited to announce that starting September 22, 2019 we will be launching our new curriculum: The Gospel Project for Kids! The Gospel Project takes kids on a Christ-centered, chronological journey through Scripture. Kids will discover how the gospel unfolds from Genesis through Revelation. When kids truly experience the gospel, their hearts are transformed. It is the gospel, not good behavior, that changes everything.


Prayer For the Nations

For the month of October our global spotlight is RVTA global connection Chayah Children’s Home in Uganda, Africa. Their mission is to provide a family for the orphans of Uganda where lives are restored and hope is revived through the love of God. As a way to co-labor alongside them we are collecting gently used children’s softcover books or Coins for Chayah’s Book Collection! You can locate a book drop or coin bucket at the global table as well as upstairs in kids ministry.
Please join us for Prayer for the Nations as we pray for Chayah and Uganda on the following dates:
Monday, October 7th | 7:00pm | For location info contact Hugh at 805-705-5601.
Sunday, October 20th | After 1st service or around 10:00am | Reality Ventura in front of the stage

Community Groups

We’re relaunching Community Groups this fall!

Go to the community groups page to learn more about the vision and also to view a list of community groups meeting throughout Ventura County – you’ll be able to contact a community group leader, request more information about their group… and sign up!

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Women’s Fall Bible Study – Arise

RVTA Women! Join us for our fall Bible study through the book of Nehemiah starting September 19th!


RVTA Stickers

We just printed three different RVTA sticker designs, so grab one and stick on your car, water bottle or whatever else you want! These stickers was designed to identify fellow Reality Ventura Kingdom Family members specifically for the purpose of connection and prayer. When you see this sticker, pause for a moment and pray for that person! See a sticker, pray a prayer! 

Book Spotlight

In light of our current Kingdom Family series in the book of Ephesians, our featured Book Spotlight is When the Church Was a Family by Joseph Hellerman that we want to encourage everyone to purchase and read.

Spiritual formation occurs primarily in the context of community. But as the modern cultural norm of what social scientists call “radical American individualism” extends itself, many Christians grow lax in their relational accountability to the church. Faith threatens to become an “I” not “us,” a “my God” not “our God” concern.

When the Church Was a Family calls believers back to the wisdom of the first century, examining the early Christian church from a sociohistorical perspective and applying the findings to the evangelical church in America today. With confidence, author Joseph Hellerman writes intentionally to traditional church leaders and emerging church visionaries alike, believing what is detailed here about Jesus’ original vision for authentic Christian community will deeply satisfy the relational longings of both audiences.

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Christian Surfers Ventura

The MISSION of Christian Surfers is to be a ministry TO surfers and a mission FOR surfers to impact the beach and beyond with the Gospel of Jesus Christ through Surfing, Fellowship, Community Outreach & Partnerships.

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