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Victory News – October 9, 2020

Victory News – October 9, 2020

PASTOR’S MESSAGE

Hi Friends,

We are continuing our sermon series Path to Victory. In this series, we have looked at the practices of the Early Christian Church. This week we will see that the Early Christian Church was devoted to their spiritual growth by reading the Scriptures. So the word we will be focusing on is Grow.

Reading the Bible is foundational for your faith. Everything else is built on it. That’s why I’ll be preaching a message on how the Bible grows your faith. But we need more than a sermon to start and sustain the daily habit of reading the Bible. That’s why we are continuing to use the YouVersion Bible app to read the Bible as a community.

If you are not already reading the Bible with us (or if you’ve dropped out), consider joining us on October 13 as we start the New Testament. Click here for more information about reading the Bible through the YouVersion app.

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 Ben

CURRENT SERIES – PATH TO VICTORY

ICYMI – Last weekend, Pastor Bill continued the series with a message about giving. When we commit to serving God’s kingdom with time, talents, and treasures, we will see the benefits of our generosity in our church, community, and in our own hearts. Click here to read or watch this message.

Coming Up This Weekend – This weekend, Pastor Ben helps us understand how we can grow in faith. Using tools such as devotion series, reading plans, and videos on Scriptures helps us to be committed to daily meditation on God’s Word. 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

Versiti Blood Drive – Victory is partnering with Versiti to serve our community! We’ll host a blood drive on Wednesday, October 14 from 3:00-6:30pm. All donors and staff are required to wear masks, and donors will be spread out to maintain distancing. All attempting donors will receive a Versiti bottle opener. Successful donors will receive a COVID antibody test (results accessible on Versiti’s secure online portal after the drive). To sign up to donate, click here. Thank you for saving a life!

Awake and Alive – Awake and Alive exists to inspire hope in young adults through encouraging, Christian community. They are hosting free online gatherings for young adults find community and inspiration. The next opportunity is coming up on October 25 at 6:30pm. In this Zoom gathering, guest speaker Amber Albee Swenson will be leading young adults to change the narrative in their own heads and focus on Christ. Go to https://awakealive.com/ to learn more and register for this event.

VICTORY NEWS

Welcome Matt! – Matt Harbach is the newest staff member at Victory. This weekend at our Saturday 5:00pm service, we’ll be installing Matt as our Tech Director. Matt is a recent graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran College, and we’re excited for all of you to get to know him.

Leadership Team Minutes – Please click here to view the September 2020 Leadership Team Meeting Minutes. Any questions? Email the members of the Leadership Team.

This Week’s Bible Reading – This week in the Biblical Storyline Plan, we read 1 Chronicles 28-29 and 2 Chronicles 1-24. Learn more about this reading plan and get involved at votl.life/bible.