G-1 Youth Ministry Extreme Sleepover
Hey Junior and Senior high teens! Come out for an all-night G1 Extreme Sleepover on Friday, May 31st @9pm to Saturday, June 1st @9am Expect a night of fellowship, games, prizes, food, and fun! We are going to stay up ALL NIGHT so invite your friends! Don't forget your pillow, sleeping bag or blanket, your toothbrush, and your favorite jammies! This is a FREE event but you must register to attend no later than May 26th by CLICKING HERE or filling out the form on EQUIP. Questions? Email G1youth@victoryinchrist.cc
VBP Business Expo
THINK KINGDOM FIRST! Did you know Victory has a Business Directory with goods and services provided by members of this church? On Sunday, June 9th, come check out the VBP BUSINESS EXPO right here at Victory after each service. There will be opportunities to meet kingdom entrepreneurs, get information on how to start your own business, and SHOP products and services of partners in the business directory! Stop by before or after each service for this free event. Light refreshments will be available. Do you already have a business and would like to be featured in our churches Business Directory as well as being a vendor in the Business Expo? As a serving partner, you can do both if you register your business before June 3rd.
Start a Short-Term Summer Small Group
Greetings Victory! n this year of us Seeking Him...MORE, let’s keep God’s mandate of discipleship and mentorship before us...He has mandated Victory to help develop those around us so He can continue to do the necessary work within us. With that said, Small Groups Ministry is looking for some courageous individuals willing to step out of their comfort zone and be a willing vessel God can use to help others also grow in their relationship with Him. Consider leading a Short-Term Group this summer & witness lives transformed for the better. An Interest Meeting will be held on Sat. June 1st at 10 am to answer your questions and get you started. Please RSVP for this FREE event by CLICKING HERE or via Equip. Any questions can also be forwarded to the Small Group Core Team at the same email. Remember there is Glory in your Story!
Happy Anniversary Bishop & Pastor!
Victory! May 30th is Bishop John & Pastor Isha's 27th Wedding Anniversary. Let's honor our Spiritual Parents by showering them with gifts of love & appreciation and show them how much they mean to us on Sunday, June 2nd after each service.
Victory Partners and friends, would you like to have your child or children dedicated back to God? To include your child in the upcoming Baby Dedication scheduled for Sunday, June 2, 2019, please CLICK HERE to register or via EQUIP. Tell your family and friends to come celebrate with you as you dedicate your child back to God. Registration ends May 19th.
ATTENTION ALL GRADUATES !!!
Each year, we honor and congratulate all Junior High, Senior High and College graduates in all Worship Services. On Sunday, June 23rd we celebrate their accomplishments! If you are a graduate and would like to be included, please register by CLICKING HERE or via EQUIP under Project Graduation Starting May 5, 2019. All graduate information must be received by Sunday, June 9, 2019 in order to properly prepare for this service – NO EXCEPTIONS!
LCD Graduation & Father’s Day Weekend Events
Attention Victory Family, join us on Friday, June 14th @ 7 pm for a graduation celebration for our LCD Foundations and Level One Classes. Come experience an epic display of Fatherhood as men step into their rightful place of Leading, Covering and Discipling.
Calling All Men of Victory! Come join us for our VICCC Men’s Cookout at Chestnut Branch Park in Mantua on June 15th (Father’s Day weekend) from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. This event is open to fathers and sons--a time for bonding, fellowship, and outreach. The park will provide a Pavilion, tennis court, basketball court, soccer, football, and softball fields. A $10 per person registration fee is required. Registration will begin May 5th and end on June 2nd. To register for this event you can CLICK HERE, go to EQUIP or the connect station in the church lobby. For questions, you can contact Elder Dave at email@example.com.
Calling All Fathers!
June 16th, 2019 is "Bring your Father to Victory For an Elevated Fathers Day"! We will be celebrating all Fathers by making them feel like the King they are!. So make sure you bring your Father to Victory to either our 8:00 AM, 10:15 AM, or 12:30 PM services this day for a new Series Bishop will begin entitled “I’m One of Them”. Not only will he be treated like a King with a special gift and photo opportunity with his family, but he will also have the opportunity to experience all that Victory has to offer. So make sure you bring your Father to Victory on Father’s Day so he too can “Seek Him” and “Expect the Great Things” that God has for him!
VWV Discipleship I & II Classes
Victorious Women of Victory!!! The Victorious Women of Victory’s VWV Discipleship Class I & II is about to begin again. Sign up today for our next seven week Victorious Women of Victory’s VWV Discipleship Course I & II
beginning June 11th thru July 30th (no class on July 9th due to VBS)
VWV Discipleship Course I
This course is designed to help you be the Victorious Woman of God you are destined to be by Discovering How God Has Purposed and Designed you to be as Woman of God.
VWV Discipleship Course II
This course is only for those VWV ladies that are graduates of our VWV Discipleship Course I. This class is designed to help you walk in the power and authority God has for you as a Kingdom Woman of God once you know your purpose as a Woman of God.
To register for either one of these classes click on the class that applies to you on our calendar tab on EQUIP or on
Victory's website via www.victoryinchrist.cc. Please register no later than Wednesday, June 5th. For questions or more information, contact us at VWV@Victoryinchrist.cc or (856) 853-2688 x323. *Please note, all ladies who would like to be a potential mentee of our upcoming VWV Titus 2 Mentorship & Discipleship Program must have taken, or be preparing to take our VWV Discipleship Course I or II. You will hear more information this summer about how you can apply as a mentee for this upcoming program.
Summer Service Times
Victory, as vacations and summer fun starts, we will adjust our service times. Starting Sunday, July 7th to Sunday, September 1st we will have only two service times at 9:00 am and 11:30 am. We will also have Children’s ministry available for both. Our mid-week service remains the same on Wednesday at 7:00 pm. *Please note that Sunday, September 8th we will resume are normal three service times of 9:00 am, 10:15 am & 12:30 pm and will celebrate the start of the 2019 NFL season with Jersey Sunday, so wear your favorite teams Jersey that day!
Summer.. Summer.. Summertime…Youth Retreat - Part 2!
G1! Are you ready to GET AWAY!!! Join us for an exciting adventure at Refreshing Mountain in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania for our Annual Youth Conference. This amazing journey starts Friday, August 31st until Sunday, September 1st. Refreshing Mountain will be an experience you won’t forget as we explore the great outdoors, team building, wilderness survival challenges and many more activities! Registration cost is $160 per youth which covers transportation, lodging for 3 days and 2 nights, all meals, activities, a retreat T-shirt and, delicious goodies. Our $40 per month payment plan should make covering the cost a breeze. So, teens get out there and set up your lemonade stands, save your allowance or walk some dogs and surely mom, dad or another family member will help you out! Secure your spot for some Summer fun in the mountains by making your first $40 payment: register in EQUIP via the form or Click the link, bellow. Spots are limited!!! Visit our retreat site at:
www.refreshingmountain.com to take a look at what’s in store.
Make a payment by June 1st to receive Early Bird Status and get a great gift!
*A Non-Refundable Deposit of $40 is due by June 16th. Cancellations made prior to July 1st will result in loss of 50% of your payment total; There will be no refunds given after July 1st.
Registration must be paid in full by August 24th, 2019.*
BTC Instructors Needed!
IF you have a heart for God’s people…..IF you have the Gift of Teaching…..IF you want to discover your purpose and your calling….THEN the BTC wants YOU!!!! Calling all BTC current and former students who have successfully completed a course with a “B’ or better. Please complete an application by May 11, 2019. To apply, CLICK HERE or, go on Equip and go to the forms section “BTC Instructor’s Application” to complete. For questions, contact Lisa V. Murray, Assistant Director, by phone at (856) 853-2688 x320 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
BTC “Spiritual Elevation Through Christian Education"
DID YOU KNOW THAT VICTORY HAS A BIBLE TRAINING CENTER (VICBTC)? Yes, we do. It is a non-degree granting school of adult education, primarily for the non-clergy/layperson. It is designed and structured to provide
advanced training in Biblical studies, doctrinal studies, ministry skills, and leadership skills, to equip students for the “work of the ministry.” Ephesian 4:12. We believe that each Christian is called to minister, whether inside the church or in a
professional organization. VICBTC courses are phenomenal and will prove to be some of the most valuable teachings you will ever receive. They will challenge both your academic and spiritual growth. VICBTC operates on a semester (Fall and Spring) system with summer session offerings. Let us help you become all God intended. Take advantage of this opportunity to move closer to fulfill your purposes and your calling.
LOOK OUT FOR CLASS REGISTRATION IN JULY!!!!
2019 Victory in Christ Scholarship Opportunities
Bishop John and Pastor Isha Edmondson’s heart is to raise up Godly leaders who are equipped to make a difference in the kingdom and in the community. The following four scholarships opportunities are open to serving partners to apply. Please carefully observe requirements, eligibility, and deadlines for each scholarship. Detailed descriptions and applications are available on Equip or available by request from Scholarships@victoryinchrist.cc
The Mildred A. Davis Scholarship is in honor of Pastor Isha’s grandmother, “Grandmom Millie.” Grandmom Millie raised Pastor Isha and worked hard to encourage and support her, making sure she was able to attend and graduate from The College of New Jersey (formerly Trenton State College). The recipient will receive a one-time award of $1000.
The Dr. Myles and Ruth Munroe Scholarship will honor the legacy of leadership exemplified by the late Dr. Myles and Ruth Munroe. As the founder of the Myles Munroe Institute, Dr. Monroe sought to serve the spiritual, social, and personal development needs of individuals who desire to learn and grow in their relationship with God. The recipient will receive a one-time award of $500.
The Victory A.R.T.S. (Adults Returning to School) Scholarship was created in 2019 to help adults who want to go back to school to pursue or complete their first undergraduate degree or certificate program. This $500 scholarship will be awarded to a well-deserving partner who was accepted or is currently attending a four-year college or university, community college, or technical school.
The Partner Care Upward Bound Scholarship was created in 2019 to help students who are pursuing their first masters or doctoral degree. Applicants who are applying for this scholarship must have successfully completed a bachelor’s degree program. This $500 scholarship will be awarded to a well-deserving partner who was accepted or is currently enrolled at a master’s or doctoral degree program.
Vacation Bible School (VBS) Planning Team
Children’s Ministry is looking for people to serve on event planning teams for VBS and smaller events such as Easter, Harvest Night, and New Year's Eve. These team members should have hearts aligned with the vision of Victory. The candidates must adhere to the guidelines for serving partners of Victory. Preferred qualities include: excellent organizational skills, communicate effectively, manage and think through tasks efficiently, a high level of attention to detail, establish and meet deadlines, have budget awareness, have some technology literacy (i.e. create documents, spreadsheets), maintain trust, and can engage with a dynamic group of various people and personalities. To fulfill this role, team members are teachable, collaborative, but also able to work independently. Please visit the Kingdom's Gate Children's Ministry tab on EQUIP and email email@example.com for more information and to sign up.
Check out our Victory Stephen Ministry
The Victory Stephen Ministry is a caring ministry of Victory. We equip lay people with 50 hours of training to establish one-to-one caring relationships with those who are hurting. We are not counselors, but “caregivers”. Through the Victory Stephen Ministry, people receive love, care, and support as they experience difficult times. Interested in becoming a “caregiver” or a “care receiver” pick up our Stephen's Ministry Brochure or the stop by our table in the Lobby every 3rd Sunday. For more information visit us on our page at www.victoryinchrist.cc or contact us by phone at (856)853-2688 Ext. 319, or by email at VictoryStephenMinistry@victoryinchrist.cc.
Right Now Media - A Free Gift for all of our Partners
Partners – Here’s a special ministry gift from Victory. It is our way of saying “Thank You” for being provision for the vision. It’s an all-access pass to RightNow Media (All you have to do is email us at RN@victoryinchrist.cc to get a link to get started. Once you CREATE your profile, you will have access to more than 18,000 bible based videos for FREE! RightNow Media is like the Christian version of Netflix with content on all subjects and for everyone in your household. For more information contact us by email: RN@victoryinchrist.cc
VICCC, Partner Care Compassionate Hearts is here for you!
Are you a partner experiencing health challenges? Do you know a partner who has recently had surgery or is sick or shut-in? The Partner Care Compassionate Hearts Team wants to visit with you and remind you that you are not alone. Compassionate Hearts can come to your home, rehabilitation center, or nursing home. We will pray with you, live stream service with you, and love on you. Please let us share the love of God with you! Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 856-853-2688 ext. 318.
Attention All Victory Partners
We have a few amazing volunteer opportunities within our Kingdom Gates Children’s Ministry!
KGCM is looking for an event coordinator this opportunity is for someone that possess excellent organizational skills, communicate effectively, manage and think through tasks efficiently, a high level of attention to detail, establish and meet deadlines, have budget awareness, have some technology literacy (i.e. create documents, spreadsheets), be willing to train on new software.
KGCM is looking for partners with a heart for children. We are looking for Wednesday and Sunday teachers (we have a special need in our toddler room for 2-3 years old), Assistant teachers, Teen helpers, and 1:1 student helpers.
KGCM is looking for an administrative assistant We are looking for someone that enjoys administrative work and will work directly with the Director of KGCM. If any of these are a fit we would love to give you more information and talk to you further. Please email email@example.com to express your interest and receive additional information
Join the Fun! Equip is Finally Here!
Equip is our new church software that will allow you to connect with your small group and serving ministries, set-up your online giving, register for classes and events, and so much more! This tool is easy to navigate from any device and will help you stay abreast of what’s happening at Victory. Want more information or need help getting started? Stop by our Get Connected Table or Genius Bar after service for more information or contact us 856-853-2688 or firstname.lastname@example.org and to get your questions answered! Let us help EQUIP you to Elevate!
Equip Assistance Wanted
The great news is we are utilizing our Equip platform more and our events, classes and groups are increasing. With that brings the need for someone with an eye for detail and strong computer skills to help keep our facilities calendar in order. If you are interested in serving in this capacity, please contact Ms. Elise at email@example.com or call the office for more details.