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Posts by Nancy Thompson

Posts by Nancy Thompson

How To View and Print your Giving Statement

Access your giving statement anytime Thank you for your generous and faithful support of Victory of the Lamb! You may access your personal giving information anytime during the year by logging in to MyVOTL . HOW TO VIEW AND PRINT YOUR GIVING STATEMENT log in to My VOTL (if you have never logged in before, choose Sign-up and follow the prompts) choose the ‘$ Give’ item in the left column to see your giving history to view or print a giving statement, choose the Giving…

Open Forum Notes – January 24, 2018

Open Forum at the ministry center Pastor Bill opened the forum with prayer.  He then introduced the Leadership Team and each member proceeded to talk about their individual role on the Leadership Team. Jeff Guenther and Jim Vogel led the forum and started with a little background information. Mission and Vision The Leadership Team completed a 5 hour session this past weekend, where they discussed the goals, vision, and future of Victory of the Lamb. The Mission statement of VOTL…

More Than Bricks – Final Report

More Than Bricks Capital Campaign Final Report Our second capital campaign, More Than Bricks (MTB), came to a close on December 31st, 2017.  Victory of the Lamb wanted to buy land and build a Ministry Center where we would be able to share the great news of Jesus Christ with our community, and also wanted to support various mission work. This campaign kicked off in December 2014 with a goal to raise $500,000. 80% was to be used to reduce…

Music Coordinator Job Description

Music Coordinator CLASSIFICATION: Hired  10-15 hours/week SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS Accountable to: Lead Pastor and Associate Pastor Directly Supervises:  Music Team ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Lead, coach, and coordinate a growing worship band made up of volunteer musicians of different backgrounds and abilities. Oversee and assist volunteers who mentor, coach, and build the confidence of young musicians. Incorporate them into worship when appropriate. Foster healthy communication between the tech team and music team. Promote and conduct music auditions. Prepare music for musicians…

Hiring Two Positions: Office Manager and Communications Coordinator

Hiring: Office Manager and Communications Coordinator In order to better support our pastors and ministry leaders in our core mission of reaching unchurched people, the Leadership Team has approved two part-time positions — Office Manager and Communications Coordinator. The Office Manager will provide administrative support. The Communications Coordinator will develop and implement effective marketing/communications strategies for both our church and community audiences. Additional Information The funding for these positions will come from a combination of grants, a member donation, and from the operating…

Office Manager Job Description

Office Manager CLASSIFICATION: Hired or Volunteer – approximately 10 Hours/Week SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS Accountable to: Lead Pastor and Associate Pastor Directly Supervises:  Office volunteers and helpers as needed ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Serve pastors and other staff by helping with a variety of administrative tasks as needed such as scheduling appointments with people, setting up groups meetings, making copies and collating them, and updating church calendars. Keep up to date info on small groups currently meeting and serve as contact hub…

Communications Coordinator Job Description

Communications Coordinator CLASSIFICATION: Hired – beginning at 10 hours/week SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS Accountable to: Lead Pastor and Associate Pastor Directly Supervises:  communications volunteer team (photography, videography, graphics, social media, website)  ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Cultivate, lead, and manage a team of communications ministry volunteers (social media posters, writers, photographers, graphic designers, videographers, website updaters etc.). Work with staff to develop communications processes and define priorities to create an environment in which messages can be communicated clearly, creatively and effectively. Work with…

Leadership Team Meeting – November 2017

NOVEMBER 13, 2017 LEADERSHIP TEAM UPDATE November 13, 2017 6:30-9:00 pm at the Ministry Center Present:  Jim Vogel, Jay Justmann, Ron Takacs, Jason Seiberlich, Jim Kehoe, Jeff Guenther, Steve Abramowski, Pastor Ben, Pastor Bill Our meeting began with a devotion based on Psalm 125.  Here, we see another reminder of God’s Love.  If we as believers follow the Lord’s teachings, Jesus brings us peace. Next, Jeff led a discussion of Chapter 3 of the book that we are reading, titled…

Victory News – All Bad Things Must Come to an End

Our time is limited. Twenty-four hours in a day. One hundred and sixty-eight hours in a week. For a life time.  None of us knows how long or how short we will live here on earth. If we don’t keep our focus on our eternal God, it can be kind of scary. But through Jesus we can know that whether our earthsly life is short or long, we have an eternal life in the glories of heaven. This weekend we…

Leadership Update – July 2016

We opened the meeting with Psalm 92, “A Song for the Sabbath Day…. It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises to thy name, O Most High.” As our Mission Center started to become a reality, there were members driving by day after day watching the construction progress. Since the completion of the Mission Center, we have welcomed people who watched the construction and stopped in to see what the Mission Center looks like. They liked what they saw, were…
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Weeks 10-11: Truss, The Shed, & Roof Decking

Week 10: It takes a lot of truss to build a church Week 10 was dominated by truss – those things that hold the roof up. There are a lot of them! It’s quite the procedure: finding the truss, walking and guiding the truss, lifting the truss, and setting the truss were all steps in the process before they could be nailed into place. Then repeat about 150 times. The Shed The long-awaited shed was finished enough to be able to move the…
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Weeks 8-9: Volunteers Get In on the Action

Volunteers We are very thankful to all of the volunteers from Builders for Christ, who are serving their Lord by working to build this ministry center. The wood frame sections are framed up, many have been set in place and there are now many things that our “first timers” can now help out with. First-timers are volunteers from Victory of the Lamb and the community who wish to spend time helping out with construction and are trained on how to…