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April 6, 2014 IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE, please see an attendant out in the lobby. Anyone wearing an orange lanyard will be happy to help you find answers to your questions. COMMUNICATION CARDS are located in the pew back or can be accessed by scanning the QR code below. Please fill one out, and put it in the bag that will pass by during the offering. STOP BY THE HOSPITALITY SUITE after the service to learn more about the programs and ministries of Victory Church, while enjoying refreshments and meeting our Pastor. CHILDREN ARE A TOP PRIORITY AT VICTORY CHURCH, and exciting ageappropriate programs are provided for those in preschool - 5th grade. We also have a fully staffed nursery for younger children and cry rooms that broadcast the services. The Victory Host at the Information Desk is available to provide directions and answer any questions you may have. IF YOU MISS A WEEK, visit the website to view messages online. Podcasts are also available via iTunes by searching “Victory Church, Lakeland.” FIRST AID PROVIDERS are available in the event of a medical emergency. Contact the nearest usher for help. VICTORY CHURCH OFFERS over 100 exciting programs and ministries for every age group and interest. Stop by the Information Desk for more information. SCAN THIS QR CODE with your smart phone to mark your attendance, give online, submit a prayer request, view upcoming news & events, or submit a connection card. Free QR code reader apps are available for download, and will enable you to scan the unique QR code each week.

Whether you’re just beginning your spiritual journey by asking questions about God, or are a committed Christian who wants to sink the roots of your faith even deeper, you can find a home here at Victory Church. You’ll find that this is a place where you really matter – because you matter to God.


SUNDAY, APRIL 6 8:15 & 10:15 AM 9 & 10:45 AM 9 AM 9:30 AM 9:30 & 10:45 AM 10:45 AM 6 PM

(“3 Days” Easter Message Series Begins) Sunday Morning Café Morning Worship Service Early Childhood (Birth-Pre K) Clubhouse (K-1st Grade) Kidtricity Blast Off (Children’s Program - Grades 2-5) Transit North (Middle School) High School Life Classes Merge Life Class VictoryLife Classes (Adults) Kidtricity (Children’s Program – Grades 2-5) Evening Worship Service Nursery (Birth – 3 years) Safari Club (4 year olds - Kindergarten) Kidtricity (1st - 5th Grade) Student Church (Middle & High School) Merge (Young Adults)

FLC Café Sanctuary Various Rooms FLC Room 122 Kidtricity Room FLC Auditorium Portable 13 Prayer Room Various Rooms Kidtricity Room Sanctuary Various Rooms Promise Land Rooms Kidtricity Room FLC Café FLC Auditorium

MONDAY, APRIL 7 7 AM 8:45 AM 9:30 AM 6:30 PM 7 PM 10 AM 5 PM 6:30 PM

8 PM 7 AM 9:30 AM 5:30 PM 9:45 AM 7 PM 10 AM 10 AM

TUESDAY, APRIL 8

Men’s Prayer Meeting Ladies Bible Study AdultPlus Ft. DeSoto Trip Annual Church Business Meeting Living Free Support Groups

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9

Women’s Intercessory Prayer Praying Mothers Evening Worship Service Nursery (Birth – 2 years) Royal Rangers & Girls Ministries - Boys & Girls Scouting Programs (Ages 3-18 years) Student Church (Middle School - College) VictoryLife Classes Choir Rehearsal Orchestra Rehearsal

THURSDAY, APRIL 10 Ladies Prayer Meeting Ladies Bible Study & Prayer Worship Team Rehearsal

FRIDAY, APRIL 11

Adult Plus Chapel Transit (Middle School) All Nighter

SATURDAY, APRIL 12

SWSS Kids Club Service Drop-In Baby Shower for Talor Blackburn McGraw

Sanctuary FLC Room 116 Depart West Lot Sanctuary Various Rooms Hospitality Suite Prayer Room Sanctuary Various Rooms Various Rooms FLC Auditorium Various Rooms Music Suite Music Suite Prayer Room Hospitality Suite Music Suite Chapel FLC Auditorium Dream Center Lone Palm Golf Club

SUNDAY, APRIL 13 8:15 & 10:15 AM 9 & 10:45 AM 9 AM 9:30 AM 9:30 & 10:45 AM 10:45 AM 4:45 PM 5 PM 6 PM

(“3 Days” Easter Message Series Continues) Sunday Morning Café Morning Worship Service/Communion Early Childhood (Birth-Pre K) Clubhouse (K-1st Grade) Kidtricity Blast Off (Children’s Program - Grades 2-5) Transit North (Middle School) High School Life Classes Merge Life Class VictoryLife Classes (Adults) Kidtricity (Children’s Program – Grades 2-5) Water Baptism Info Class Panama Mission Trip Informational Meeting Evening Worship Service/Baptism Nursery (Birth – 3 years) Safari Club (4 year olds - Kindergarten) Kidtricity (1st - 5th Grade) Student Church (Middle & High School) Merge (Young Adults)

FLC Café Sanctuary Various Rooms FLC Room 122 Kidtricity Room FLC Auditorium Portable 13 Prayer Room Various Rooms Kidtricity Room Mezzanine Room 1 Mezzanine Room 8 Sanctuary Various Rooms Promise Land Rooms Kidtricity Room FLC Café FLC Auditorium

1401 Griffin Road • Lakeland, FL 33810

| VICTORYCHURCH 863.859.6000 • www.victorylakeland.org


ANNUAL CHURCH BUSINESS MEETING TUESDAY, APRIL 8 | 6:30 PM | SANCTUARY Members are especially encouraged to attend our Annual Business Meeting, but everyone is welcome. Child care will be provided (birth - 5th grade).

PANAMA MISSION TRIP INFORMATIONAL MEETING SUNDAY, APRIL 13 | 5 PM | MEZZANINE ROOM 8 During this mission trip to Panama City, Panama, July 8 - 15, we will construct a Latin America Child Care school, as well as conduct a children’s ministry program, a medical clinic, and evangelism efforts. The cost is $1,195. Please make plans to attend this important informational meeting. We also will be discussing our upcoming trips to Nairobi, Kenya and Cuba. For questions, please contact Joyce Albanese, at 859-6000, ext. 222.

WATER BAPTISM SUNDAY, APRIL 13 | 4:45 PM | MEZZANINE ROOM 1 If you have accepted Christ, and would like to be baptized, please attend our upcoming baptism class. Immediately following the class will be the baptism, held during our 6 PM service. Robes will be provided, but please wear a dark t-shirt and shorts under the robe. Sign up online at victorylakeland.org/water-baptism or at the Information Desk.

NURSERY & EARLY CHILDHOOD EASTER CELEBRATION SATURDAY, APRIL 19 | 9 - 11 AM Join us on Saturday April 19, from 9-11 AM, for our annual Nursery & Early Childhood Easter Celebration. Our activities will include brunch, crafts, an egg hunt, and an Easter story.

DROP-IN BABY SHOWER FOR TALOR BLACKBURN MCGRAW SATURDAY, APRIL 12 | 10 AM - 12 PM | LONE PALM GOLF CLUB You are invited to a Drop-In Baby Shower for Talor Blackburn McGraw on Saturday, April 12, from 10 AM - Noon, at Lone Palm Golf Club, 800 Lone Palm Drive, Lakeland, 33815. Talor and Brock have registered for their son, Colby, at Target and Babies R Us.

EASTER LILIES FOR SALE Purchase an Easter Lily, in memory of a loved one, for Easter Sunday, April 20, for only $6 each. Please sign up and pay at the Information Desk. A special insert will be included in the bulletin in commemoration of these loved ones. You are welcome to take the plant home with you following the evening service on Easter Sunday. The deadline for ordering lilies is Sunday, April 13.

TRANSIT (MIDDLE SCHOOL) ALL-NIGHTER FRIDAY, APRIL 11 - SATURDAY, APRIL 12 | 7 PM - 7 AM | FLC AUDITORIUM The cost is $10 for regular attendees and $5 for first time guests. You don’t want to miss this fun-filled night! For more information, contact Pastor Tim Smith at 859-6000 ext. 323.

VICTORY CHAPEL CONCERT FRIDAY, APRIL 11 | 9:30 AM | CHAPEL Join us this Friday, April 11th, at Victory Chapel for a Country Gospel Concert with “The Puffers.” You’ll enjoy their unique style and testimony. We’ll save you a seat! Pre-service singing begins at 9:30 AM. Hope to see many of you there.

LEADERCAST FRIDAY, MAY 9 | 9 AM - 4:30 PM | VICTORY’S NORTH CAMPUS This LIVE, nationally simulcast event will be shown on the giant screen, and will feature world-class leaders like Andy Stanley, Laura Bush, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and more. Purchase your tickets at www.thejoyfm.com for $79 before April 30.

VICTORY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY - NOW ENROLLING Victory Christian Academy, our private Christian school, is now enrolling for the 2014-2015 school year for Preschool - 12th Grade. For more information on Victory Christian Academy, please call 863-858-5614 or visit www.vcaonline.org.


VICTORY VICTORYMINISTRIES MINISTRIES TH CHILDREN’S MINISTRY - BIRTH THROUGH 5TH5GRADE CHILDREN’S MINISTRY - BIRTH THROUGH GRADE

SUNDAYS @ 9@ & 910:45 AM AM & 6& PM | WEDNESDAYS @ 6:30 PM PM SUNDAYS & 10:45 6 PM | WEDNESDAYS @ 6:30 “Train up a child in the way he should go, and he will not depart fromfrom it.” Our goalgoal for for “Train up a child in the way he should go, and he will not depart it.” Our every child that comes through Children’s Ministry is to feel safe and loved, to sense every child that comes through Children’s Ministry is to feel safe and loved, to sense the presence of God, andand to be ample opportunity for growth in Christ. For For more the presence of God, togiven be given ample opportunity for growth in Christ. more information on our many children’s programs, please contact us at 863-859-6000 information on our many children’s programs, please contact us at 863-859-6000 ext. ext. 310.310.

STUDENT CHURCH - MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS STUDENT CHURCH - MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

WEDNESDAYS @ 6:30 PM PM | FLC AUDITORIUM WEDNESDAYS @ 6:30 | FLC AUDITORIUM OurOur heartbeat is to see students cultivate a lifea of by growing closer to to heartbeat is to see students cultivate lifeleadership of leadership by growing closer Christ, and our main weekly gathering provides an opportunity for students to connect Christ, and our main weekly gathering provides an opportunity for students to connect withwith eacheach other, celebrate the goodness of God, andand be challenged to impact theirtheir other, celebrate the goodness of God, be challenged to impact world. For For more info,info, visitvisit our our website at www.studentchurch.net or call us atus at world. more website at www.studentchurch.net or call 863-859-6000 ext. ext. 324.324. 863-859-6000

MERGE - YOUNG ADULTS MERGE - YOUNG ADULTS

SUNDAYS @ 6@ PM | FLC AUDITORIUM SUNDAYS 6 PM | FLC AUDITORIUM OurOur weekly gathering is allisabout connection: God’s presence, God’s people, andand weekly gathering all about connection: God’s presence, God’s people, God’s Word. JoinJoin us, and we guarantee thatthat you’ll experience a refreshing atmosphere God’s Word. us, and we guarantee you’ll experience a refreshing atmosphere andand be greeted by some of the people you’ll everever meet. Please call call be greeted by some of friendliest the friendliest people you’ll meet. Please 863-859-6000 ext. ext. 324324 or visit www.mergelakeland.com. 863-859-6000 or visit www.mergelakeland.com.

ADULT PLUS MINISTRIES - SENIORS ADULT PLUS MINISTRIES - SENIORS

CHAPEL | FRIDAYS @ 9:45 AM AM (PRE-SERVICE SINGING @ 9:30 AM)AM) | CHAPEL CHAPEL | FRIDAYS @ 9:45 (PRE-SERVICE SINGING @ 9:30 | CHAPEL We We encourage all of Victory seniors & friends to join us every Friday! encourage allour of our Victory seniors & friends to join us every Friday! DAYDAY TOUR | TUESDAY, APRIL 8 | 9:30 AM AM - 4 PM TOUR | TUESDAY, APRIL 8 | 9:30 - 4 PM JoinJoin us for relaxing andand beautiful picnic at Fort DeSoto Park’s North Beach. YouYou willwill us afor a relaxing beautiful picnic at Fort DeSoto Park’s North Beach. havehave an opportunity to walk the park paths, wade intointo the Gulf, or just recline under an opportunity to walk the park paths, wade the Gulf, or just recline under the shade trees. AfterAfter lunch, there willwill be more freefree timetime andand a stop at Parkesdale FarmFarm the shade trees. lunch, there be more a stop at Parkesdale for strawberry desserts on the back. $30/person. Bring youryour ownown lawnlawn chair. SignSign for strawberry desserts on way the way back. $30/person. Bring chair. up in or online on the ministry pagepage at www.victorylakeland.org. upthe in lobby the lobby or online on AdultPlus the AdultPlus ministry at www.victorylakeland.org.

COMMUNITY COMMUNITYEVENTS EVENTS YOUTH FOR CHRIST SPIN-TACULAR BASKETBALL SHOW YOUTH FOR CHRIST SPIN-TACULAR BASKETBALL SHOW

TUESDAY, APRIL 22 |22 7 -| 8:30 PM PM | FLORIDA SOUTHERN COLLEGE TUESDAY, APRIL 7 - 8:30 | FLORIDA SOUTHERN COLLEGE America’s Got Talent Stars, “Champions Forever,” are coming to Lakeland! JoinJoin Youth America’s Got Talent Stars, “Champions Forever,” are coming to Lakeland! Youth For For Christ and their special guests for this exciting event. YFC reaches young people Christ and their special guests for this exciting event. YFC reaches young people everywhere, working together withwith the local church, andand other like-minded partners to to everywhere, working together the local church, other like-minded partners raiseraise up lifelong followers of Jesus who lead by their godliness in lifestyle, devotion to up lifelong followers of Jesus who lead by their godliness in lifestyle, devotion to the Word, prayer, andand a passion for sharing Christ. the Word, prayer, a passion for sharing Christ.

SPECIAL TOUCH VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES SPECIAL TOUCH VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

FLORIDA GETGET AWAY | MAY 19-23 FLORIDA AWAY | MAY 19-23 Special Touch, an Assemblies of God ministry for people withwith disabilities, is inisgreat Special Touch, an Assemblies of God ministry for people disabilities, in great needneed of nurses for the Florida Get Away. If you are an RN or LPN, and are in in of nurses for the Florida Get Away. If you are an RN or LPN, and interested are interested volunteering for this much-needed position, please contact Joe at 321-480-9806, Ann volunteering for this much-needed position, please contact Joe at 321-480-9806, Ann at 321-543-8729, or email trementozzi@specialtouch.org. at 321-543-8729, or email trementozzi@specialtouch.org.

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SUNDAY, APRIL 6 8:15 & 10:15 AM 9 & 10:45 AM 9 AM 9:30 AM 9:30 & 10:45 AM 10:45 AM 6 PM

(“3 Days” Easter Message Series Begins) Sunday Morning Café Morning Worship Service Early Childhood (Birth-Pre K) Clubhouse (K-1st Grade) Kidtricity Blast Off (Children’s Program - Grades 2-5) Transit North (Middle School) High School Life Classes Merge Life Class VictoryLife Classes (Adults) Kidtricity (Children’s Program – Grades 2-5) Evening Worship Service Nursery (Birth – 3 years) Safari Club (4 year olds - Kindergarten) Kidtricity (1st - 5th Grade) Student Church (Middle & High School) Merge (Young Adults)

FLC Café Sanctuary Various Rooms FLC Room 122 Kidtricity Room FLC Auditorium Portable 13 Prayer Room Various Rooms Kidtricity Room Sanctuary Various Rooms Promise Land Rooms Kidtricity Room FLC Café FLC Auditorium

MONDAY, APRIL 7 7 AM 8:45 AM 9:30 AM 6:30 PM 7 PM 10 AM 5 PM 6:30 PM

8 PM 7 AM 9:30 AM 5:30 PM 9:45 AM 7 PM 10 AM 10 AM

TUESDAY, APRIL 8

Men’s Prayer Meeting Ladies Bible Study AdultPlus Ft. DeSoto Trip Annual Church Business Meeting Living Free Support Groups

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9

Women’s Intercessory Prayer Praying Mothers Evening Worship Service Nursery (Birth – 2 years) Royal Rangers & Girls Ministries - Boys & Girls Scouting Programs (Ages 3-18 years) Student Church (Middle School - College) VictoryLife Classes Choir Rehearsal Orchestra Rehearsal

THURSDAY, APRIL 10 Ladies Prayer Meeting Ladies Bible Study & Prayer Worship Team Rehearsal

FRIDAY, APRIL 11

Adult Plus Chapel Transit (Middle School) All Nighter

SATURDAY, APRIL 12

SWSS Kids Club Service Drop-In Baby Shower for Talor Blackburn McGraw

Sanctuary FLC Room 116 Depart West Lot Sanctuary Various Rooms Hospitality Suite Prayer Room Sanctuary Various Rooms Various Rooms FLC Auditorium Various Rooms Music Suite Music Suite Prayer Room Hospitality Suite Music Suite Chapel FLC Auditorium Dream Center Lone Palm Golf Club

SUNDAY, APRIL 13 8:15 & 10:15 AM 9 & 10:45 AM 9 AM 9:30 AM 9:30 & 10:45 AM 10:45 AM 4:45 PM 5 PM 6 PM

(���3 Days” Easter Message Series Continues) Sunday Morning Café Morning Worship Service/Communion Early Childhood (Birth-Pre K) Clubhouse (K-1st Grade) Kidtricity Blast Off (Children’s Program - Grades 2-5) Transit North (Middle School) High School Life Classes Merge Life Class VictoryLife Classes (Adults) Kidtricity (Children’s Program – Grades 2-5) Water Baptism Info Class Panama Mission Trip Informational Meeting Evening Worship Service/Baptism Nursery (Birth – 3 years) Safari Club (4 year olds - Kindergarten) Kidtricity (1st - 5th Grade) Student Church (Middle & High School) Merge (Young Adults)

FLC Café Sanctuary Various Rooms FLC Room 122 Kidtricity Room FLC Auditorium Portable 13 Prayer Room Various Rooms Kidtricity Room Mezzanine Room 1 Mezzanine Room 8 Sanctuary Various Rooms Promise Land Rooms Kidtricity Room FLC Café FLC Auditorium

1401 Griffin Road • Lakeland, FL 33810

| VICTORYCHURCH 863.859.6000 • www.victorylakeland.org


Victory Church Bulletin 04/06/2014