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Posts from August 2017

Posts from August 2017

Leadership Team Meeting – August 2017

August 14, 2017 6:30-9:00 pm at the Ministry Center Present:  Jim Vogel, Jay Justmann, Ron Takacs, Jason Seiberlich, Jim Kehoe, Steve Abramowski, Jeff Guenther, Pastor Ben, Pastor Bill Our meeting began with a devotion based on Psalm 118.  Here, we are reminded to proclaim what the Lord has done!  Share the good news with joy and thankfulness. We welcomed Tim and Pat Johnson to our meeting to talk about the Praise and Proclaim Evangelism Training Event on October 13th and…

Take Up Your Cross – Part 2

In this series we’re getting at the heart of what Jesus meant when he said, “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me”.

New Series Starting – Take Up Your Cross

Dear Friends, It’s a tough, lonely thing to grow up in a world filled with high expectations and endless temptations. Young people need to understand that they are not alone—everyone faces the same struggles. How can we come up alongside our youth, our teens, let them know that we love them, we care about them, we’re ready to listen without judgement? This Sunday we’re starting a new series that I pray will help us to do just that. It’s called…

Victory News – Chris Driesbach Concert and More!

Dear friends, Pig races, food, food on a stick, the main stage, 30 free stages for entertainment, flavored milk, cream puffs, the midway, expo center, farm animals, crafts, blue ribbons, Alice in Dairyland, people of all ages – these are all things you find at the Wisconsin State Fair. Forgiving the unforgivable, mercy, loving the unlovable, grace, selflessness, servant leadership, grace, mercy, truth in trial, patience, compassion, power, healing, conquering sin, death and Satan, – these are all blessings that…

More Than Bricks – July Update

More Than Bricks (MTB) kicked off in December 2014 as a major funding campaign for our new Ministry Center, with a goal of $500,000.  80% of the money received ($400,000) is being used to reduce our mortgage debt and related expenses, and 20% ($100,000) is being used to support mission work in North Dakota, St. Lucia and Nepal. Here is where we stand at the 31 month mark of the 3 year campaign: Commitments –  $416,000   (83.2% of Goal) Donations…

Leadership Team Meeting – July 2017

July 10, 2017 6:30-9:00 pm at the Ministry Center Present:  Jim Vogel, Jay Justmann, Ron Takacs, Jason Seiberlich, Jim Kehoe, Steve Abramowski, Pastor Ben, Pastor Bill Our meeting began with a devotion based on Psalm 116.  Here, we were reminded how God delivers all of us from death through the gift of Baptism.  We in turn, want to live our lives in thankfulness to God. We welcomed Jim Kehoe to the Leadership Team, while at the same time we recognized…

Vending Machines, Microchips and Prayer

Dear friends, One of our Core Values at Victory is Youth Engagement. God has blessed many of our families with children and God has blessed all of us with our Victory Kids ministry. It is so cool to see the smiling faces leave the Victory Kids wing on Sunday morning. Time and again, parents tell me how their child(ren) can’t wait to get to Victory Kids! So a “shout out” to God and to all who use their God-given gifts…