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Posts from February 2016

Posts from February 2016

Victory News – “Risen” movie and Easter for Kids

Koine rehearsing before our Ash Wednesday service The last couple weeks we’ve had special services and seen many new guests join us for worship. Just over 300 people worshipped with us on Ash Wednesday as the band Koine led us in their “Footsteps to the Cross” service. It was a moving experience for me to get to read Scripture beneath their music and put myself in the shoes of some of the characters in the story of our Savior’s journey…

Upcoming Worship Services

Dear Friends, Jesus Cares Ministries assists congregations in reaching out to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families and their communities. For our worship this coming Sunday February 21, Pastor Joel Gaertner, the National Director of Jesus Cares Ministries, and Staff Minister Bill Truebenbach will be leading us in the Jesus Cares simplified service “Worship at the Cross” for our worship. The service format is similar to our own but a bit shorter. So right after the service itself…

Footsteps to the Cross with Koine

Dear Friends, Tomorrow evening, February 10th, at 6:30 pm, you’re all invited to experience “Footsteps to the Cross” – a musical narrative service arranged by the band Koine. In a moving way they’ll weave together Scripture, music, and environmental projection to highlight the final steps of our Savior as He journeyed to the cross in our place for our sins. This will be a powerful way to begin our Lenten journey. All are welcome! Please consider using social media or…

2020 Staffing Vision

Staffing Assumptions in General (Based on the Leadership Team’s two year studies of “Winning on Purpose: How to Organize Organizations to Succeed in Their Purpose” and “Process Managing Church Growth” as well as extended conversations since the beginning of our church with other churches, conferences, our Mission Counselor, and the District Mission Board) A healthy, growing church optimally has one full-time equivalent staff position for every 75-150 attendees or individuals served by a particular ministry. Despite the variables, the point…

Victory News – Open Forums

This Sunday we’ll be wrapping up our All Things New series as we give thanks for the “new vision” that Jesus gave his first disciples and us. It is a new vision that can sustain us along our journey through life when there seems so often to be no happy ending here on earth. All are invited to join us for worship Sunday morning at 9 or 10:45. Victory Kids during both. Open Forum This Sunday After 2nd Service –…