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Victory News – December 14, 2018

PASTOR’S MESSAGE

Dear Friends,

Numbers. They’re all over the place.

To bake my pizza, I need to set my oven to the number 425. The favorite channel in the Limmer home, at least for 2 of us, is number 30 – ESPN! Aaron Rodgers will often call out Green 19, Green 19 before the ball is snapped.

Christmas is 11 days away. Worship on Sunday is at 9:00am and 10:30am. Christmas Eve services are at 2:00 and 4:00 pm

Here is one of my favorite numbers: 521.  As in 2 Corinthians 5:21 –  God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

That’s God’s grace.  And that equals an eternity of years in the joy and glory of heaven.

I look forward to seeing you this Sunday at 9:00 or 10:30am in person or online.

Sharing Christ’s Victory,

Pastor Bill

CURRENT SERIES – What If…

ICYMI – Last weekend, Pastor Bill kicked off our “What If…” series with a message about joy. We can find joy, even in times of sadness, because of the promise of eternity we have through Jesus’ defeat of sin. Click here to view this message.

Coming Up This Sunday –  Pastor Bill continues our sermon series “What If…” with a message about hope.  Jesus brings comfort to the world, paying for all sins and bringing the good news of salvation to all people. Join us on Sunday at 9:00 or 10:30am at church or online.  

VICTORY NEWS

LINKED Campaign – On December 2, Victory of the Lamb launched an exciting opportunity: LINKED. LINKED is a 3-year campaign focused on making substantial impacts in our community by helping our neighbors in need and sharing God’s great news with our community. This Sunday is Commitment Sunday.  We encourage you to bring your completed commitment cards to the and submit them in the offering baskets during either service this week. For more information on the campaign and to view the launch announcement, go to our LINKED page.

Christmas at Victory – There is more to Christmas than presents, stockings, trees, and stress. Christmas is the celebration of Emmanuel: God with Us. Invite your friends and family to join you at Victory of the Lamb for a celebration of Jesus’ birth. Services at 2:00 or 4:00pm on Christmas Eve and 9:00am on Christmas Day. Help spread the word! Give out invite cards, use the Christmas at Victory Facebook frame, share our event on Facebook, or simply tell your friends and family they’re invited. Click here for more information.

Awake and Alive Conference 2018 – Awake and Alive‘s 2nd annual two day conference is coming up January 4-5 at the Best Western Conference Center near the Milwaukee Airport.  There will be a great group of faculty, devotion leaders, and guests at the conference to serve college students, young professionals and anyone in the 18-25 age group with the hope of Christ!  There is also a leadership and community track for leaders of young adults as well.  This year’s conference theme is “You Will Not Be Afraid.” Cost is $60 until Dec. 15th, after that $75 until January 4th.  Full details can be found at awakealive.com or you can contact Mike Westendorf.

VICTORY OPPORTUNITIES

SALE ENDS TODAY! Poinsettias for Christmas – Help us beautify the worship center! Click here to order and pay for Christmas poinsettias.  Orders must be placed by TODAY, December 14, and you can take your poinsettia(s) home any time after the Christmas Day service. Each plant is $18. Thank you for decorating our worship space and lobby!

Operation Jesus Cares – Victory of the Lamb will partner with Christ/St. Peter School again this year for Operation Jesus Cares. This year, the event will take place on Wednesday, December 19 from 8:00am-12:00pm at Christ/St. Peter (west campus). Join us to spread Christmas cheer by clicking here to sign up to help out during the event. You can donate to the project today by using your OJC envelopes for offering at church, setting up a recurring donation to OJC through Faithstreet, or clicking here to make a donation with your credit card.

Christmas Cookies – Attention bakers! We’re looking for donations of cookies and other yummy treats to serve at the Christmas Eve services. Click here to sign up to bring some cookies.  You can deliver them at the Sunday morning services on 12/23 or bring them before the 2pm service on Christmas Eve. Thank you for the treats!