Running for Victory 5K – Sunday, August 9, 2015

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Running for Victory 5K – Sunday, August 9, 2015

Please join your community in supporting the 3rd Annual Running for Victory is a 5K fun run/walk to be held at Staring Lake Park in Eden Prairie, MN on August 9, 2015. The race is supported by Victory Lutheran Church in Eden Prairie. Our goal is to raise money for our charity partner, Educate Tanzania, Inc. (ETI). Educate Tanzania partners with the most effective organizations in the world to bring education to Tanzania, specifically around agri-business and sustainable farming. Their first project is to build KARUCO – Karagwe University College. Check out more at EducateTanzania.org.

The mission of Running for Victory is to support charities, locally and beyond, by bringing together our community in a healthy and fun activity. A free Kid’s 1K run will also be held to help motivate the next generation of active community members!

Thank you in advance for your thoughtful consideration to sponsor our race and such an amazing local charity with a global reach! If you are interested in sponsoring this event, contact admin@victorylcms.org.

In the previous two years, Running for Victory and it’s participants have donated over $4000 to charities supporting local and global initiatives. Mission Balls, 363 Days, Lutheran Malaria Initiative and PROP have all benefited from this event! Please consider being a part of all this goodness!

You can click here and register for the race through a safe and secure online vendor. Please note that creating or logging into a profile is not required to complete your registration.

Victory Vitamin Blog – Daniel 3:16-18

“O Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to defend ourselves before you in this matter.”

-Daniel 3:16-18 NIV

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego had just defied King Nebuchadnezzar.  He ordered that everyone bow down to this huge idol he had constructed, but Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego remained standing.  I like their response.  Why did they owe an explanation to this earthly king?  They were busy being obedient to the Almighty King.  I’m saddened by the fact that in a country where we are relatively free to live by our Christian convictions, we so often cave, crumble and concede whereas Christians in hostile countries appear more willing to take a stand.  That seems backward.  God calls us to be steadfast.  That doesn’t necessarily mean we need to be activists or protesters, it means we remain steadfast to the Truth of God’s Word.  We don’t compromise, soften, or concede.  We stand firm.  This Sunday we’ll conclude the series, “Becoming A Contagious Christian” by talking about conviction.  Since Christ has died, and is risen, we have the certain conviction that through faith  we will live eternally with Christ, and all believers in heaven.  Let that joyful conviction show!  We need not be rude, or confrontational, we simply remain steadfast and true to the God who loves all people, and gave His Son so we could live forever.  Be a contagious Christian to the glory of God.

Sunday Service Sneak Peek for June 28, 2015 – Daniel 3:16-17

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Sunday Service Sneak Peek for June 28, 2015 – Daniel 3:16-17

I want people to know I’m a Christian without me having to tell them.  I want people to see my faith in what I do.  I want to be someone that others will admire and emulate.  I want people to see Christ in me!  It is possible.  By the Spirit’s power we can be contagious Christians.  Learn more about Daniel 3:16-17 NIV this Sunday, June 28, 2015 at Victory Lutheran Church.

 

Victory Happy Hour – Tavern 4&5 – Thursday, July 16, 2015

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Victory Happy Hour – Tavern 4&5 – Thursday, July 16, 2015

Invite a friend on Thursday, July 16, 2015 to this monthly fellowship gathering. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Tavern 4&5 in Eden Prairie.  We will meet every Third Thursday of the month.  You are strongly encouraged to invite friends, coworkers, etc. so they can get to know the people of Victory as well.