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Victory News – November 13, 2020

Victory News – November 13, 2020

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PASTOR’S MESSAGE

Hi Friends,

God gave us five senses: hearing, sight, smell, taste, and touch. Which one do you think is the most valuable?

Hopefully, you recognize that this question is invalid. We were made to have all five senses. If one of them is missing, or if one of them tries to do something it is not supposed to do, it just doesn’t work.

Imagine an ear trying to be in charge of the sense of taste. We would all walk around with food in our ears like toddlers in a high chair. Imagine an eye trying to be in charge of the sense of touch. We would call that a black eye.

We need all the senses. And we have the different senses, not to compete with each other, but to complete our ability to make sense of the world around us.

This weekend we will be continuing our series United: In Jesus We Trust. And we are going to see the difference between not working together (spiritual immaturity) and working together (spiritual maturity).

I look forward to worshiping with you this weekend in person or online this Saturday at 5:00pm or Sunday at 9:00 or 10:30am.

Sharing Christ’s victory,

Pastor Bill

CURRENT SERIES – UNITED: IN JESUS WE TRUST

ICYMI – Last weekend, Pastor Ben continues the series with a message about the power of prayer. We ask God to help us all grasp the height, depth, length, and width of his love so that we can grow even closer to God and one another. Click here to read or watch this message.

Coming Up This Weekend – This weekend, Pastor Bill continues the series with a message about diversity . We all play a unique role in his kingdom. Our diverse gifts and callings allow us to complement each other so that we might all mature together. Join us on Saturday at 5:00pm or Sunday at 9:00 or 10:30am. You can join in for these services in person or online. 

VICTORY OPPORTUNITIES

Victory Kids Thanksgiving Gift Pick-Up – We love our Victory Kids! To show our thankfulness for our Victory Kids, we’re offering a Thanksgiving Gift Pick-Up on Saturday, November 21 at Victory between 10:00am and 12:00pm. Drive through to receive a gift for your family and goodies for your kids.

Light in the Darkness Devotion – When Jesus was born, he brought light into a dark world. Each Christmas, we are reminded of this gift of light as we celebrate Jesus’ birth. To help you and your family prepare your hearts for Christmas, Victory has created the Light in the Darkness devotion, a four week devotional series with Scripture readings, reflection questions, videos, and prayers. You can click here to request a print or digital copy of this devotion, which starts November 30.

Jingle Jam!: We Need YOU! – Jingle Jam is coming up in less than a month. This online family party is a great opportunity for Victory to share Jesus in the community, and we need your support to do this. You can click here to sign up to volunteer to prepare for the event and serve at the drive-thru before the event (Thursday, December 3 from 5:00-7:00pm).

VICTORY NEWS

Thanksgiving Eve Worship – On Wednesday, November 25, Victory will host Thanksgiving Eve worship service at 6:30pm. You’ll have an opportunity to thank God for the blessings in your life, and to give an offering that will be matched by our LINKED funds to support various organizations on our community. If you plan to attend in-person worship, please click here to reserve your seat.

This Week’s Bible Reading – This week in the Biblical Storyline Plan, we read John 7-21 and Luke 1. Supporting videos for this week included Overview: John (Part 2) and Overview: Luke (Part 1). Learn more about this reading plan and get involved at votl.life/bible.