The Chosen Bible Study

Tuesday, December 7 // 9:00am // Minneapolis

This eight-week Bible study will follow season one of the new series “The Chosen.” Whether you are new to the Bible or have been reading it for years, this theatrical performance of the Bible will breathe new life and understanding to the life of Christ.

Join together every Tuesday morning 9-11am from October 26th to December 14th. We will watch and discuss an episode each week. Purchase the study guide on Amazon or through “The Chosen” app.

Meet at Amy Whitmore’s home in Minneapolis-sign up for the address. 

Tuesdays I October 26-December 14 I 9-11am I Minneapolis


Advent Series 2021

Sunday, December 12 // 10:00am // Mercy

Our Advent series begins on Sunday, November 28 as we prepare for the celebration of the birth of Jesus. Join us for Advent services in a series titled, “A Light Will Shine: Illuminating the Truth of Jesus.”


Sunday Service (Hybrid)

Sunday, December 12 // 10:00am // Mercy

Join us for our Sunday morning service at 10am either in person or online.

To attend online, join our interactive Mercy Online service at or watch on demand on our YouTube channel.

To attend in person, head in to your seat in the auditorium and say hello to others. Mercy Vineyard Church strongly recommends masks for all those attending Sunday services regardless of your vaccination status. Or head to the Kids & Youth area to check your kids in to the following Mercy Kids & Youth programming: Toddler (2-3 year olds), PreK (4-5 year olds), Grade School (K-5th Grade), Youth (6-12th Grade). NOTE: On months with a 5th Sunday, MercyKids & MercyYouth join us in the auditorium for Big Church Sunday.


Welcome Gathering (In Person)

Sunday, December 12 // 11:00am // Mercy

Are you new to Mercy or want to get more involved? Join us for a time to learn about our community, ask questions, & receive some tips about how to get the most out of the time you spend here. We meet the 2nd Sunday of the month in the Mercy Cafe. Sign up is helpful but not required.


Mercy Next Steps Event

Sunday, December 12 // 6:00pm // Mercy & Online

Mercy Vineyard is in the process of seeking and exploring the next steps of what God has for us in our community and world. We are asking you to join us for this collaboration. Lead Pastor Gary Dawkins will share ideas and vision, and we will break into small groups for discussion; seeking God’s will on what’s next for Mercy and the world that it touches. If you can’t make it, we ask for your prayer over this night that God will reveal His will and stir our hearts. We will be exploring the following questions: What first connected you to Mercy?  What keeps you at Mercy? As we look at blessing our community, what are you passionate about?

Light refreshments are provided and childcare available.


Big Church Sunday

Sunday, December 19 // 10:00am // Mercy

At Mercy, we want kids and youth to experience relationship with Jesus and with others. We believe that strong intergenerational relationships and shared worship experiences encourage lifelong faith.

Join us for Big Church Sunday at 10am. Our entire community–kids, youth, and adults–will gather for one service in the Auditorium. Be there to let kids and youth know that you welcome and enjoy their presence by worshipping alongside them.


Timberwolves Game

Sunday, December 19 // 7:00pm // Minneapolis

Attend a Minnesota Timberwolves game with others from Mercy on Sunday, December 19 at 7pm as the Timberwolves take on the Dallas Mavericks. We have 20 group tickets available for $25 each. Sign up to save your spot and bring a friend.


Christmas Eve Service

Friday, December 24 // 4:00pm // Mercy

Mark your calendars for our Christmas Eve Service on Friday, December 24 at 4pm in person at Mercy and online.

Join us before the service for cookies and cocoa on Christmas Eve!