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Serve Our Neighbor

"whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted (Matthew 23:12)."

"You see foot washing isn’t about foot washing, it’s about serving others at personal sacrifice, humbling ourselves when we don’t have to--because we don’t have to. It’s people eager to serve instead of sitting waiting to be served.

And it is Christ's love and grace that enables us to do these things and to serve our neighbor. It is only through the Holy Spirit that we are empowered to serve one another, to share His love and His grace through our service. You see, Jesus has freed us from our sin and has enabled us to be free to serve others."

Do you want to get involved and serve your neighbor?

Please contact Pastor for opportunities available in which you can serve. You will truly be blessed by your experience in service to one another.


Sunday Serving

Acolytes
Children in Grades 5 & 6 have the opportunity to serve as acolytes during our worship services. If your child is in one of these grades, please contact Rebekah at 952-443-2993, ext. 223 / rschumacher@christvictorious.org.

Altar Guild
Members of the Altar Guild set up for communion for worship services.  If you would like more information or would like to serve, please contact Renee at 952-443-2993, ext. 228 / rjopp@christvictorious.org.

Coffee Ministry
Each Sunday, we offer coffee & juice between worship services.  If you would like to join our Coffee Ministry and help prepare or clean-up, please contact Renee at 952-443-2993, ext. 228 or email her at rjopp@christvictorious.org.

Greeters
Welcoming those who worship with us is a fun way to meet people here at Christ Victorious.  If you (families are welcome to serve together too!) would like to serve as a greeter before one of our worship services (8:15 and 10:45 a.m.), please call Renee at 952-443-2993 x228 or email her at rjopp@christvictorious.org.

Music
Praising the Lord with hymns and songs is a key part of our ministry here at Christ Victorious.  For more information on how you can be involved ~ singing or playing an instrument ~ please contact Jo, Traditional Worship Director at 952-500-0091 / jobiebig@gmail.com or Mindy, Contemporary Worship Director at 612-309-4138 / musicbymindy@gmail.com.

Nursery
Volunteers (ongoing as well as subs) are needed to staff the church nursery during worship services. The nursery is available for infants and toddlers through age four. If you are able to help in this area, please contact Renee at 952-443-2993 x228 or email her at rjopp@christvictorious.org.

Sound Board/Screen Show
Keeping us wired and onscreen on Sundays is a great way to be involved at Christ Victorious.  Volunteers run our sound board and our PowerPoint slides of songs and scripture.

For more information on how you can get involved, please contact Mindy at 612-309-4138 / musicbymindy@gmail.com for sound board and contact Renee at 952-443-2993, ext. 228 / rjopp@christvictorious.org for screen show.

Ushers
Helping out those attending our worship services each week including handing out bulletins, showing guests where restrooms and the church nursery are located as well as collecting the offering.  If you are interested in serving in this area, please call Renee at 952-443-2993 x228 or email her at rjopp@christvictorious.org.

Worship Assistants
Worship Assistants offer help by ensuring that ushers and acolytes are prepared for serving each Sunday. If you would like to serve as a worship assistant, please call Renee at 952-443-2993 x228 or email her at rjopp@christvictorious.org.

 

Prayer Ministry

Prayer Chain
We would love to be able to pray for whatever needs or challenges you or your family are facing.  To add your name or that of a friend or family member to our prayer chain, please call.  All prayer requests will be kept confidential by our prayer chain members. For more information connect with Carolyn Wetzel at 952-448-4447 or email her at mnflowerchild@gmail.com.

Prayer Shawl Ministry
Do you enjoy knitting or crocheting? If so, perhaps you would like to be help make prayer shawls. If interested, contact Sandy Neudahl at 952-448-9933.



Reaching Out

Food Shelf Offering
Just as the unselfish Samaritan man in Jesus' parable in Luke 10:25-37, we are called to extend our love and concern to all persons everywhere, as our neighbors. One way in which we can do this is through our local Food Shelf. During the month of August we will be collecting COMPLETE MEALS (boxed or canned, i.e. tuna helper, macaroni & cheese, stew, etc.). For more information, please call Renee at 952-443-2993 x228 or email her at rjopp@christvictorious.org.

Mobile Dental Clinic - Outreach Ministry!

toothWe are striving to reach out and bring the love of Jesus to those in difficult circumstances. We want to let people know they are not alone—God cares and we care! As a result, a Mobile Dental Clinic has been launched in collaberation with Love INC and Operation Grace.  The purpose of the dental clinic is to provide low cost dental care to uninsured or under insured children and adults... oral health education, exams, cleaning and restorative treatment. The Clinic is staffed by dental professionals and is held at Christ Victorious.

UPCOMING CLINIC

  • Saturday, September 27,
    9am-1pm

Contact Mary at 952-448-2508 to register.

Love INC Furnishare
The Furnishare Ministry is operated by volunteers. Donations of good furniture are matched with neighbors in need and deliveries are made to their homes. Volunteers are needed every Tuesday evening from 6:30 to 8:30 pm and every Saturday from 9 am to noon. If you would like to volunteer, please sign up here.

Moms Meal Ministry
This ministry is an  opportunity for you to be a blessing to new moms! By providing a “home-cooked” or “take-out” meal to  new mothers and their families, you are not only helping them during the first busy weeks at home but are also serving as the “hands and feet” of Jesus!

If you are interested in serving in this area of ministry, please contact Elizabeth Thompson at 952-288-8107.

Mission Outreach Opportunity
A great mission outreach opportunity is provided by International Christian Literature Distributors, Inc. It was founded in 1961 and provides free Biblical-based literature to those hungry for Christian materials. Some items requested for shipping are Bibles, Bible study books, devotionals, prayer books, tracts, greeting cards (fronts) and used postage stamps (trimmed 1/4" aournd). A drop box for materials is located in the lobby. This is an ongoing project. For more information, please call Renee at 952-443.2993 x228 or email her at rjopp@christvictorious.org.

Mite Box Offerings
Did you know that Christ Victorious supports missions and ministry throughout the world by means of mite box offerings? You can be a part of this mission too!

It's easy - just pick up a mite box (available on the counter in the lobby) and set it in a visible place at home. Throughout the month place your loose change into the mite box. Then, the first Sunday of each month, bring to church whatever mites you have collected. Mite offerings are then submitted to the MN South District where they are combined with other MN South District congregation mites to fund mission grants all over the world! For additional information, contact Renee at 952-443-2993, ext. 228 / rjopp@christvictorious.org.