Programs

Caregiver’s Support Group 10:30am | 3rd Wednesday of every month  Christian Ed Room
All are welcome to come to the church to support one another in learning to live with those who have long term care needs.

Senior’s Lunch  12:00pm | 1st Tuesday of every month  Fellowship Hall  (Sept – June)
Calling all Senior’s … spread the word!  Join us at Victory for a hearty lunch, special music and devotional.  Have a great time visiting old friends and making new ones!

Adult Bible Study  9:30am | Wednesdays  Christian Education Room  (Sept – May)
Strengthen your walk with Christ and serve in His Kingdom through real life adventures of long ago!

Adult Christian Education Hour  9:30am | Sunday Mornings  (Sept – May)
All are welcome to come and enjoy and participate in some lively discussions!

Teen Bible Study  9:30am | Sunday Mornings
Be in the Youth Room at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday mornings to explore God’s Word with VLC’s NEW Family & Youth Director – Nick Csillag

Young Adults  6:30pm | Monday Evenings  Youth Office
With VLC’s NEW Family & Youth Director – Nick Csillag

Sunday School  10:45 – 11:45am | Sunday Mornings  The Ark  (Sept – May)
S.P.L.A.S.H – Rotation Sunday School (on holiday weekends there will be NO Splash)
Children are released to the Ark after the Children’s Sermon where they learn the stories of the Bible through a series of themes and centers.

Confirmation  5:45pm | Wednesdays  Youth Office  (Sept – May)
Confirmation class is for students in grades 7 & 8 primarily. The program is run on a two year basis on Sunday mornings at 10am, during the Education Hour. During their two years in this class, the students will learn the four main components of the Catechism, while also exploring the Bible and examining their own faith. We also provide opportunities for the students to be involved in the church.  The confirmation students learn how to serve in the church by being ushers, greeters and readers during church services throughout the year. To register visit the Welcome Centre or call the church office.

New Members Class
Welcome! New members are always welcome in our faith community and we are happy you’ve decided to follow Jesus in our church family! We explore Luther’s small Catechism, among other topics with lively discussion. Classes take place in the spring and fall or as the need arises. Contact the church office for more information.

Vacation Bible School  July 10-14 2017 (9:00am – 12:00pm)
Registration happens 8:45am – 9am with the VBS program starting after that. This year our program is “Mighty Fortress” celebrating the 500th anniversary of The Reformation.

Victory Lutheran Women  1:30pm | 3rd Wednesday each month
(VLW) meets for Bible Study and fellowship and invites you to come and be enriched. We welcome any women who wish to participate in our activities. We support a very diverse number of organizations with funds which we earn through various activities such as serving funeral/birthday/anniversary luncheons, and the twice annual parish fairs. Besides our own church, we support Canadian Lutheran World Relief, Canadian Lutheran Bible Institute – Camrose, Canadian Bible Translators, and the Medicine Hat Pregnancy and Family Support Centre.

Victory Sowers of the Spirit  7:00pm | 2nd & 4th Wednesday each month
If you like to knit, sew or crochet, you might like to be involved in this prayer shawl ministry. Completed shawls are gifted to people in hospitals, nursing homes, convalescents and those baptized. This group meets from September to mid-June. To date, over 275 shawls have been distributed, with a number having been donated to the local Carmel Hospice. This is a very worthwhile ministry and much appreciated by all recipients.

Quilting Group
For a sense of community and sharing, come join the quilters every Monday, during the cold winter months of January, February and March from 9am to 3pm. Lunch is potluck, work is fun, and skills are basic (basically easy). Quilts are given to many local needs, as well as Lutheran World Relief. Anyone is welcome, guys and or gals.

Southview School Breakfast Program
Providing a hot breakfast each Tuesday and Thursday at Southview School from 7:30 to 8:20am, wakes our volunteers up just a bit earlier than usual. Whether you are male or female, young or old; if you love mornings and children, this program is calling you. The groceries and kitchen await you! Life is better on a full tummy!

Lending Library
Our library is a reader’s paradise!  Something for all ages and stages and interests can be seen on our full book shelves. The library is open on Monday afternoons, Tuesday mornings, Wednesday mornings and all day Thursday and Friday during office hours. Come and browse and familiarize yourself with some wonderful Christian treasures. Donations are always welcome. Each month selected books are featured in our newsletter, Victory Voice, for your reading consideration. The selections are located on the counter in the library for your convenience and easy access.

Thursday Evening Music Nights
Practices take place every Thursday evening in the sanctuary to make music in preparation for Sunday’s Worship services and beyond.  All those who enjoy singing, young and old, are welcome on Thursday Evening Music nights.  Victorians (a ladies choir) practices at 6:15pm, followed by the Jubilee Singers (a mixed choir) at 7pm, followed by Victory Quartet at 8:00pm.

WWJD  7:00pm | Wednesdays in the Sanctuary
Our Youth Worship Team is looking for singers.  If you like to “fa la la la la” please contact Lila de Wall or come to the church on Wednesday evenings.

Youth Group  7:00pm | Thursdays
Welcome junior and seniors you are invited to join in to grow in love and faith!

Taxi Service – Deluxe Central Taxi (403)526-6666
Please call Deluxe Taxi to arrange a ride to church.
1. You must decide which service you want to attend – 9am or 11am.
2. You then must decide, do you want to make  an arrangement for a weekly pick up or schedule on a weekly basis.
3. The taxi will have a 5 minute wait period from the time you arrange for pick up and if you don’t appear they will leave.
Note:  Ticket price is $5.00 return trip.

Coffee Hour
This time for fellowship takes place in the Fellowship Hall before and after each service. Teams or individuals serve as hosts during this time, and everyone is encouraged to come and visit with old acquaintances and meet and get to know good friends.

Operation Christmas Child
   Under the direction of Samaritan’s Purse, an international relief organization lead by Franklin Graham, God’s love is shown to children all over the world through gift filled show boxes.
Victory Lutheran Church has participated in this act of love for many years. Around mid-October the boxes arrive at the church. Church members and those who live in the church neighbourhood take a box and go shopping to bless boys and girls in South America.
~ VLC will host a Packing Party in the Ark for the Sunday School children.
~ is the deadline for bringing the boxes back to the church.
~ is the collection week for ALL boxes in Canada.