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THE MISSION

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The mission of the Vineyard and PreServanthood Formation Program is to foster the continuous spiritual growth of the members to become faithful workers of Christ.

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MODULE ,: THE VI!TUE O" CHA!IT$
Scriptures e8tol Charity as the greatest and the perfection of all virtues. @et, we oftentimes lend a deaf ear to this truth and succumb to our selfish ways of doing things and in our dealings. 1odule A paves the way for us to practice true love of od and neighbour in fulfilment of the two B<C greatest commandments. T%&ic': • Charity 2; )ove of od 9 Part 2 • Charity <; )ove of od 9 Part < • Charity :; )ove of 3eighbor, Self and +nemies • Charity >; +8cellence of Charity • Charity A; Perfection of Charity

MODULE /: VI!TUE 0 CA!DINAL AND OTHE!S
This module helps us to gain the different virtues as we /ourney in our spiritual life and as we continue to serve od in the different service ministries of the community or in our parishes as od"s faithful servants. T%&ic': • Prudence and -ustice • Fortitude and Temperance • #oliness and #umility • Patience and 1eekness • Victorious )iving

THE GOAL:
The goal of the Vineyard and Pre-Servanthood Formation Program is the personal holiness of the members and their service to od.

MODULE (: CH!ISTIAN LIVING
This module embodies and describes the ways of Christian life as taught and lived by our )ord -esus Christ as #e is the !ay, the Truth and the )ife. 6nd no one can enter the 7ingdom of heaven e8cept through #im. T%&ic': • Commitment • Caring, Sharing, 'earing, Submitting and Serving (ne 6nother • (vercoming Temptations • Trials and Christian Sufferings 9 The Triumph of the Cross • Taming the Tongue • Fraternal Correction • #onor, &espect and Christian (bedience • The race of iving • Christian Stewardship

THE OBJECTIVES:
The members will be trained for deeper personal sanctification or holiness, Servanthood and leadership, and a well-rounded personal growth. The members will also be encouraged to learn and apply the !ord of od in a caring fellowship with one another in order to build up a Christ-like character and to practice the Christian way of life.

MODULE -: THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
The Ten Commandments is the e8pression of od"s will. %t follows then that when we obey the commandments we obey od"s will for us. 1odule D e8plains in detail how we can follow od"s commandments and be perfect in our ways and gain eternal life as declared by -esus Christ to the rich young man in the gospel. T%&ic': • The Ten Commandments and 6ctual Sin • 1ortal and Venial Sins • The First Commandment • The Second and Third Commandments • The Fourth Commandment • The Fifth Commandment • The Si8th and 3inth Commandments • The Seventh and Tenth Commandments

MODULE 1: MEDITATION
Throughout our life, we may have only known vocal prayer as our way of communication with od. 1odule F introduces the prayer of meditation as an effective way to attain self-knowledge and the knowledge of od so that we may be able to serve #im faithfully and follow #im closely. T%&ic': • !hat is 1editation5 • The 1ethods of 1editation

THE MODULES:
!e are od"s most valuable creation because we were created in #is image and likeness. $nless we make the F%&ST '()* ST+P to change our lives, we will be lost in the uncertainty of our earthly and material life. -esus said, ....Man does not live by bread alone...” (Mt. 4:4) and that there are more important things in life than our earthly desires --- the peace of mind and /oy that only He can give in the midst of our problems, trials and sufferings. The Program"s formation topics are categori0ed into several modules, which will slowly, but surely, guide you, the new members, to understand od"s plan for you. The lessons learned from these topics will enable you to fulfil your purpose in life as Christians and adopted children of od.

MODULE ): DIVINE !EVELATION AND THE VI!TUE O" "AITH
od revealed #imself to man by gradually communicating #is own mystery in deeds and in words. To this self-revelation of od, man responds by faith. %t is by the light of faith alone that man will understand this mystery correctly. 1odule : describes how faith can unfold the 1ystery of od and how it can work wonders in our lives even if we have faith only as a mustard seed. T%&ic': • Faith 2; *ivine &evelation • Faith <; Faith 6s 6 Theological Virtue • Faith :; The Charismatic ift of Faith

MODULE +: EVANGELI2ATION
od calls everyone to proclaim the ospel throughout the world and to make disciples of all nations. 1odule 2G reminds us of our duty to evangeli0e and bring back to the fold of od those who are still outside of #is flock. T%&ic': • !hat is +vangeli0ation5 • The 3ew +vangeli0ation • 1other 1ary"s &ole in +vangeli0ation • Tools, Channels 4 Techni=ues of +vangeli0ation

THE VINEYARD FORMATION PROGRAM MODULE : THE !OLE O" #!A$E! IN OU! LIVES
1odule 2 underscores the important role of prayer and its kinds and ways, to be able to have an intimate personal relationship with od. T%&ic': • Prayer and its &elevance or 3on-&elevance • #ow to )ead Praise 4 !orship5 • The Seven Steps in Praying the 'ible

MODULE .: SAC!AMENTS AND SAC!AMENTALS
6 number of Catholics take the Sacraments for granted and fail to avail of them. Those who do avail of them do not practice them according to their precepts. They do not grasp the significance of the sacraments in their lives. 1odule E endeavors to show the abundant graces each sacrament bears if we avail of them and practice them faithfully. T%&ic': • The Sacraments of %nitiation • The Sacraments of #ealing • The Sacraments at the Service of Communion

MODULE 4: THE VI!TUE O" HO#E
%f faith unfolds the mystery of od, hope con=uers despair. 1odule > encourages us to put our complete trust in od amidst all trials, sufferings and misfortune that life brings us to bear. %t is only by hope that we can achieve od"s promise of the kingdom of heaven and eternal life “for He who made the promise is trustworthy” (He*. +:()) od cannot lie, deceive or be deceived. T%&ic': • #ope 2; The 3ature of #ope

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: THE DISCE!NMENT O" S#I!ITS

There are various spirits that influence our choices and decisions in life 9 the #oly Spirit, our human spirit and the devil. 1odule 22 discusses these different spirits and their ways and tactics to enable us to correctly discern that it is the #oly Spirit that governs our lives. T%&ic':

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!hat is *iscernment5 Problems and Conditions of *iscernment The Tactics of od The Tactics of the *evil

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MODULE (: S#I!ITUAL LI"E
(ur Spiritual )ife cannot be in a standstill. %t must grow and bloom into perfection. 6s our )ord had counselled, we must “be perfect as our heavenly Father is perfect.” 1odule 2< lays down the different stages of %nterior )ife from its meditative stage, and progresses until it reaches the unitive stage with od. T%&ic': • The 6rmor of od • )ay Spirituality • The Supernatural (rganism • The Seven Stages of Prayer )ife H The Seven 1ansions

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The Person of -esus Christ The 1ission of -esus Christ The 1ystery of &edemption

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MODULE ,: C!EED ) 0 GOD THE HOL$ S#I!IT
The most invisible of the divine persons of the Trinity is the #oly Spirit. The name holy Spirit in no way suggests to our natural human e8periences #is nature as a person in the Trinity. 1odule A therefore, gives us the inner personhood of the #oly Spirit by #is activities and functions. T%&ic': • The Person of the #oly Spirit • The 1ission of the #oly Spirit • The ifts of the #oly Spirit • The Fruit of the #oly Spirit • +8periencing the Presence of the #oly Spirit • rowth in the )ife of the #oly Spirit

MODULE (: BIBLE STUD$ SE!IES
The #oly Scripture is the inspired word of od. %t is one of the three B:C ways by which od reveals #imself. &egular 'ible reading will strengthen our knowledge of revealed truth. 'ut most of all, it will deepen our relationship with od and cleanse us for a continued greater union with #im. 1odule < shows us the steps to increasingly achieve this intimate union with od. T%&ic': • !hat is the 'ible 6ll 6bout5 • #ow the 'ible Came 6bout5 • !hy 6re There *ifferent Christian 'ibles5 • 6 'rief #istory of 'ible Times • 6 'rief (verview of the (ld Testament • 6 'rief (verview of the 3ew Testament • Tools for $nderstanding the 'ible

MODULE ): THE END TIMES
%t is not a few that take life so easily as if it will last forever. They forget the counsel of the )ord that death comes .like a theft in the night.I This module endeavors to make us prepare for .The )ast Things.I This module completes the Vineyard Formation Program and prepares us to embark in the higher formation program of the community 9 The Pre-Servanthood Formation Program. T%&ic': • *eath • The Particular -udgment • Purgatory • #ell • #eaven • The eneral -udgment JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ

MODULE -: C!EED 4 0 THE HOL$ CATHOLIC CHU!CH
This module seeks to e=uip Catholics with a better knowledge and understanding of the Catholic Church. %t provides a brief church history, unfolds its mystery, and discusses its institution and hierarchical dimension, and finally, its mission. T%&ic': • The 'rief #istory of the Catholic Church • The 1ystery of the Catholic Church • The %nstitution and #ierarchy of the Catholic Church • The 1ission and !orks of the Catholic Church

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MODULE ): C!EED 3 GOD THE "ATHE!
)ike in the olden times, some people of today have misconceptions of od the Father. They think of #im as a od to be feared 9 a vengeful od who punishes and condemns even for the slightest infraction of #is laws. 1odule : corrects this misconception. 3o less than our )ord -esus Christ introduced od as ($& F6T#+& who is full of love and mercy. T%&ic': • od the Father 6lmighty • od the Father Creator of #eaven and +arth • 1an and the Fall

MODULE .: DISCI#LESHI#
6s Christians, we are all called to follow Christ. 1odule E prepares us for discipleship and e=uips us for the tasks ahead of us as #is true and faithful disciples. %n this module, we sit at the feet of -esus Christ and listen to #im as #e speaks as our teacher and 1aster. T%&ic': • The Call of -esus to *iscipleship • -esus Christ 9 The Teacher and 1aster of the *isciples • The 1eaning of Christian *iscipleship • The Purpose and 1ission of the *isciples

THE PRE-SERVANTHOOD FORMATION PROGRAM

VINE$A!D AND #!E3SE!VANTHOOD "O!MATION #!OG!AM MODULES

MODULE 4: C!EED ( 0 GOD THE SON MODULE : #ASTO!AL T!AINING
The )ord said; “ hatever we do to the least of our brethren we have done it to Him.” This module provides the practical means in dealing with and caring for the members of the community to fulfil the )ord"s in/unction. Certain non-catholic religious denominations have different understanding and outlook of -esus Christ. They consider #im either as /ust an ordinary person, or a great thinker and teacher, or a prophet like +li/ah, but never as od. 1odule > unfolds before us the true person of -esus Christ, #is mission and the mystery of redemption.

Revised 2013 Edition