Victory Family News
Congratulations to Vic and Betty Maxwell on the recent birth of their newest grandchild, Rachel Elizabeth Maxwell.
Congratulations to Tom and Jackie Croft on the recent birth of their newest grandchild, Lewis Andrew Armstrong III (Drew). Proud parents are Cindy and Andrew Armstrong.
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“As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace.” 1 Peter 4:9 (ESV)
A Time to Serve
Victory’s Community outreach event: Project signups begin next Sunday in the sanctuary at the end of each service. Let’s BE a “cup of cold” water in our communities.
VictoryKids has an immediate opening for an assistant in the BigHouse Program in our 4/5 year olds class at the 8:30 hour. This position is every other week and does not require any prep time. Also needed are 2 Leaders in the 2/3 year olds class at 8:30.
VictoryKids needs individuals who would be willing to serve as occasional Substitutes. We would love to partner you with a specific leader or age group. Can you help us out and be that person who offers support to another volunteer? Contact Miss Tracy at 962-7000.
Victory Student Ministries
Do you love teens? Do you want to make a positive impact? Victory Student Ministries has openings for volunteers at the Wednesday night Remix/Mix for middle and high school students.
Visit iServe if you’re interested in serving in any of these areas.
Young Adult Short-Term Missions trip to Atlanta, Georgia. August 13-20. We will be doing inner city compassion ministries with the Atlanta Dream Center. Website is: atldreamcenter.com. Check out this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALX6wbZZKvg.
For more information contact Pastor Tom Kuehner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Victory’s next Baby Dedication will be held on Sunday, May 13th in each of our three services. If you would like to have your child dedicated at this time, please email email@example.com.
National Day of Prayer
The National Day of Prayer is May 3rd. Come join us for a time of prayer in Victory’s Student Ministries Center at 6:30 PM. This is an annual event in which millions of Americans unite to pray for our country and leaders.
Legacy Builders Luncheon (55+)
The next luncheon will be held on Wednesday, May 9 at noon. Please bring a LARGE dish to pass, your own table service and A FRIEND! Bonnie Middaugh will be showing us her exotic birds and telling us about them. If you have any questions, contact Gary Hart at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Need some help around the house or around the yard? Planning some spring cleaning, flower planting or raking? VSM’s Rent-a-Teen program is a perfect solution! Hire a teen or two for these jobs and help fund mission trips and camps. Just $25 minimum per teen gets the job done and your money goes directly into the students’ accounts. This is a perfect opportunity for you to get some things done and help support a teen at the same time! For more information email email@example.com.
Baptism classes are held the first Sunday of each month at 8:30AM in Room #1.
Victory Life Development Institute – Class 101
Victory Life Development Institute is our discipleship track designed to help you develop into a fully devoted follower of Jesus Christ. Each of the 5 classes is designed to teach Biblical principles and skills to help you grow. The next 4-week VLDI Class 101: Discovering the Basics, taught by Pastor Ted Roloson, will run Sunday, May 20, 27, June 3 & 10, 2012 @ 11:10AM in Room #1.
To register for any of the above classes, please email Vikki Lightfoot at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A hike is planned for Saturday 5/19 in the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon. We will meet at the church at 8:00AM and car pool to starting point. The hike will be fairly strenuous. We will hike for about 3-4 hours with a break in the middle for lunch and a devotional. This is not appropriate for young children or those not capable of a moderately strenuous hike. Please bring your own lunch and water to carry with you. Estimated time to get back to church is 3:30-4:00PM. For questions, contact Gary Enders at 607-962-2175 or email@example.com.
Community News / Opportunities
The Corning Rotary Club is hosting a Book Drive to support the “Read to Me Steuben, Bright Red Bookshelf Project” which is sponsored by the Proaction of Steuben & Yates Family Literacy Program. Please bring gently used books (toddler books, picture books, easy readers and chapter books for young adults) to Victory on Sunday, May 13th and Sunday, May 20th. Collection bins will be provided.
“Fan the Flame” New Life Church Women’s Regional Conference, June 22-23 at New Life Church, Canton, PA with guest speakers, Barbara Yoder and Sylvia Evans. Early registration is $45 by June 10th. Visit newlifechurchcanton.org or call (570) 673-5810 for more information.
Can you build the HIGHEST skyscraper? The most TERRIFIC tower? Join us on Friday, May 18 from 6:30-8:30PM in the Lobby for LEGO MANIA! This event is FREE but families must bring their own Legos or Duplos. The building theme will be “Towers.” Register early, space will be limited. Additional info is available at the CM table.
FamJam 2012 is coming soon! Mark your calendars for July 24-26! If you are able to help plan and prepare some of the stage props for FamJam, email firstname.lastname@example.org. We would love to tap into your creativity! You won’t want to miss this high-energy three-evening family event that will knock your socks off! Registrations begin in June. Be watching for more information. You won’t want to miss it!
Nursery Schedule: May 6, 2012
- 8:30: Cheri Connors, Jen Beers, Holly Lawrenson, Melissa Hammond
- 9:50: Tracey Mathieu, Melody Ginnan, Elin Peterson, Katie Kegresse, Rick Kegresse, Mary Freeman, Troy Freeman
- 11:10: Bonnie Oxley, Melody Ginnan, Sam Ballance, Kristen Raffensperger, Rebecca Pitts
- One Eighty 9:50 and 11:10
- High School Lifegroups 12:15-1:45PM (lunch provided)
- Remix/Mix for Middle and High School Students from 7-8:15PM. Doors open at 6:30.
- July 9-13 – NTS Camp. Students must register online at ntscamp.com BEFORE MAY 28 for the lowest price!
For more information visit victorystudents.com.
The Way College and Young Adults
Get connected! Try one of these small group opportunities!
- Ladies only group meets every other Sunday at 6:30 in Corning. Currently working through The Power of a Woman’s Words by Sharon Jaynes.
- Dave Enders facilitates a Monday night Young Adult small group. Meetings are at 7:00pm at his apartment in Corning.
- 2 Corinthians Bible study meets on Tuesdays at 6:30 PM in the Green Room here at Victory. We are just studying Galatians.
- May 6 – Lunch at Atlas
- June 19 – The Well
- June-August: 2nd Annual Putt-tastic Challenge
- Short-term missions trip to Atlanta, Georgia, August 13-20. See “Missions” section of bulletin for more details.
Men’s Sunday School Class
Band of Brothers meets at 11:10AM in the Prayer Room.
Women’s Sunday School class meets at 11:10AM in Room #3. Join us anytime for a lively hour of seeking God’s word and learning from each other.
Tithes and Offering Data for Sunday: April 22, 2012
- Rec’d Last Week $30,723 / Budget $28,571
- Rec’d FYTD $1,597,674 / Budget FYTD $1,485,679
FAITH PROMISE for MISSIONS:
- Rec’d Last Week – $3,996
- Rec’d FYTD – $241,502
- Rec’d Last Week – $1,801
- Rec’d FYTD – $75,561
- Rec’d Last Week: – $1,757
- Rec’d FYTD – $86,710
- Mortgage Balance – $135,189
FY – Fiscal Year: 5/1/11-4/30/12