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Victory News – March 29, 2019

Victory News – March 29, 2019

PASTOR’S MESSAGE

Dear Friends,

I’m so pumped – spring is here. Spring is full of new life and nice weather. Time to start grilling!

Have you grilled yet? I have… three times. But I will be honest, the results have been mixed. The first time, it was burgers on the grill. I couldn’t wait, and neither could the fire. We had pizza that night. Next time, it was wings. I was so keyed. They were just starting to smell good, but as I turned them, I noticed that the flame went out. We were out of propane. Really?

Then last night, I finally hit a home run with various kinds of sausages on the grill!

Sometimes life is difficult, and sometimes life is pretty easy. But all the time God’s presence is our company, his power is our strength, his knowledge is our wisdom, his justice is our protection, his eternal promise is our hope, his mercy is our safety, and his love is our life.

Go ahead, Taste and see that the Lord is good. (Psalm 34:8)

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

Sharing Christ’s Love and Victory,

Pastor Bill

CURRENT SERIES – WHAT IF…

ICYMI – Last Sunday, Pastor Bill wrapped up our Let’s Be Real series with a message about authenticity. God knows all our sins, and that’s why he sent Jesus, whose sacrifice was enough to pay for them all. Click here to view or read last Sunday’s message.

Coming Up This Sunday – This week, Pastor Bill with share a message about believing without seeing. When we believe without seeing, we allow God to be God. We trust that the creator of the universe will do things we can’t even imagine praying for.  Join us on Sunday at 9:00 or 10:30am at church or online.  

VICTORY NEWS

Pastoral Care – Pastor Bill will be out of town during the upcoming week. If you are in need of pastoral care, you can contact Pastor Andy Glende (pastor at Lighthouse Youth Center and Victory member) via email or by cell phone at (414) 530-1787.

Installation Service – On Sunday, April 28, we will officially install Pastor Ben Sadler as pastor at Victory of the Lamb during the services. We’ll have an Installation Celebration afterwards. You can click here to sign up to donate items for lunch. (NOTE: You will need to sign into MyVOTL to fill needs.) Also, stop by the Welcome Area during church for the next several weeks to leave a message of encouragement, words of advice, or a note telling Pastor Ben what you love about Victory.

Easter at Victory – The Resurrection wasn’t just something that happened 2,000 years ago. It changes you today and for eternity. Join us for Easter at Victory. Services are at 9:00 and 10:30am on Sunday, April 21. Starting this weekend, you’ll be able to grab Easter invite cards to use to encourage friends, family, and neighbors to join you for Easter at Victory. We’ll also have several worship opportunities leading up to Easter, including Palm Sunday (April 14, 9:00 and 10:30am), Maundy Thursday (April 18, 6:30pm), and Good Friday (April 19, 6:30pm).

VICTORY OPPORTUNITIES

Pre-Marriage Counseling – If you’re engaged, or thinking about getting engaged, we encourage you to join Pastor Bill for a Pre-Marriage Counseling session on Saturday, April 13. You’ll connect with other couples and study the book The Art of Marriage by Tim Keller. Click here to register for this first class in the three-session course.

Easter Flowers – Help us beautify our worship center for Easter! You can sponsor Easter flowers now through April 13. Flowers are $10 each. Options include tulips, lilies, daffodils, and mums. You can bring your flowers home after the 10:30am service on Easter Sunday. Click here to order and pay for your Easter flowers.

Engage and Encourage – On Saturday, May 4 from 10:00am-12:00pm, we invite moms in our community to join Victory for Engage and Encourage, an event for moms to connect with one another and be encouraged through Christ. Registration for this free event opens April 14. You can get involved today by signing up to be a Table Hostess. A table hostess will decorate her table, be a friendly greeter for moms arriving for the event, and facilitate a get-to-know-you activity with the ladies at her table. To sign up to be a Table Hostess, click here.