10/02/22 – 8:00 am service – Pastor Mark Chase – “Crowd Noise: Silence”
– Job 2:2-8 and 11-13
10/02/22 – 9:30 am service – Pastor Mark Chase – “Crowd Noise: Silence”
– Job 2:2-8 and 11-13

Christ the Victor Lutheran Church
6173 East Arizona Farms Road, Florence, AZ 85132
Phone: 520-723-4220
Pastor Mark Chase
Pastor’s Email: Pastor@ChristtheVictor.net
Office Email: Office@ChristtheVictor.net 

A Lutheran Faith Community serving San Tan Valley, Florence and Queen Creek

HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT!!!!

Beginning October 2, we will return to our two-service format with Traditional worship at 8:00am and Praise Worship at 9:30am
Sunday School will be at 9:30

ALSO…

A special service is scheduled for Pastor Chase’s Installation on Sunday, October 9 at 1:30 pm. Prior to the installation a potluck will be served from 12:00 to 1:00 pm.   Pastor Chase will have 25-30 guests.  Please bring a dish to share, remembering we will have guests.  Tableware and drinks will be provided.  Save this date on your calendars.

A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT ON VISITATION – I would love to visit with each of you. I think it’s important for a shepherd to get to know his flock and vice versa. If you are open to a visit, please call or email the church office at your convenience. Thursdays work best for me, but I can be flexible. Pastor Chase.

New Sunday School Superintendent – Hooray!
Pat Powell has graciously accepted to be our new leader for Kids’ Cove.  Let’s all give her our thanks and our support by offering to help in any way we can!   How about signing up to be a teacher or a teacher’s helper?

“Singing” Volunteers Needed!!
Men and women who can raise their voices for the enjoyment of others.  We are asking for you to join our “Cantor Rotation” team.  Please consider volunteering for this very much needed position by letting Pastor Chase or the office know of your willingness to serve.

Calling All Choir Members
We are anxious to start our Choir back up!  Those of you interested in joining others in song, please call the office or send us an email so we can add you to our list.  Email:  office@christthevictor.net

NEW MINISTRY OPPORTUNITY
Please sign up in the Lobby or Fellowship area if the Lord is calling you to serve those people in our congregation who are either homebound or in the hospital. Training will be provided.

FOOD PANTRY
There is a need for volunteers the first and second weeks (Tuesday and Thursday) of each month. Please be at the church at 7:30am to serve in the Food Pantry. Thanks! Food Pantry Update: CTV’s Food Pantry has always been a special outreach for our congregation. Thank you to everyone who has so faithfully served each week. During June, July and August the pantry served 660 households, which included 2,756 individuals. During the month of September, the pantry served 221 households. Thank you, God!

Office Manager Needed
The Church Council is considering hiring a paid Office Manager to handle the growing needs of our office and congregation here at Christ the Victor.  This position still needs to be approved by you, the voters, and will be brought before you at the Annual Meeting being held Sunday, October 23 at 11 am.  We are looking for an individual to work Monday through Friday, approximately 30 hours per week (between 9 am and 3 pm). The work hours may be adjustable to accommodate a highly qualified candidate. If interested, or if you know of someone who might be, please contact the church office for details and a job description.  In the meantime, we are doing our best to staff the church office with volunteers from the congregation Monday through Friday from 9am to Noon.

CHURCH OFFICE VOLUNTEERS
If you would like to volunteer in the church office, please contact Pastor Chase at pastor@christthevictor.net. Training will be provided.

SHOEBOX DONATIONS are now being collected throughout the year
Requested items for October are “WOW” gifts: stuffed animals, dolls, Lego’s, jewelry, watches, etc – a bit larger gift for the child to see when opening the shoebox, to put in the white treasure box in the Lobby. Thank you!

Prayer Requests & Prayer Team (Updated!)
Robin Rush has graciously stepped up to be our new Prayer Chain Facilitator. Simply email your request to her at prayerchain@christthevictor.net and she’ll get your request out to our Prayer Team right away! All prayers will be shared with the congregation unless you indicate you would only like them shared with the Prayer Team.

WATER NEEDED
Please consider donations a case of water to the church for various activities at the church. Thank you for your kindness!

Spanish Bibles and Daily Devotions
are available in the Lobby. Check them out!

UPCOMING -SUMMER’S OVER; WE ARE GETTING BUSY!

GriefShare – Join us on Saturday, Oct. 1, 10am-12pm
at Christ the Victor Lutheran Church for GriefShare, a 13-week journey through the grieving process.

MEN’S BIBLE STUDY — Monday, October 3 at 8:00am
We meet regularly on the 1st & 3rd Monday of the month. Bring your Bible and a friend. The Victor’s Men meets at the conclusion of Men’s Bible Study. Please consider helping with small tasks around the church property.

DISCOVERING JESUS IN THE OLD TESTAMENT – Fridays @ 10am
In the Fellowship area, beginning October 7th, we continue our study of how God revealed Jesus Christ, Savior, from Genesis through Malachi. What an amazing story! A few books remain available for purchase at the class for new people joining. We will begin in Chapter 8.

PASTOR CHASE’S FORMAL INSTALLATION – Sunday, October 9 at 1:30pm
We will host a reception following the Installation Service. Everyone is invited to attend!

CRAFTERS – First meeting on October 10 @ 12:30pm.
Bring your own crafts and work alongside other people as they display their handiwork. It’s a wonderful time of fellowship.

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY – October 12 at 9am
Our new DVD Bible study led by LuAnn Siekas is entitled Because of Bethlehem, Love is Born, Hope is Here, featuring Max Lucado as the teacher. Books will be available at the first study.

Choir Practice Begins Wednesday, October 19th!
If you would like to sing with the choir, please plan on attending choir practices on Wednesdays at 1:30pm, beginning October 19th. Sande Hamburg has volunteered to be our Choir Director!

QUILTERS – First meeting on October 20 @ 10:15am.
If you are a seasoned quilter or just want to learn quilting, please come and join a wonderful group of people.

New Member Class: Saturday, October 22
Pastor Chase will lead this class for those interested in CtV membership. It will be held from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. Lunch and childcare will be provided.  Please RSVP to the church office if you can join us!

PICNIC — The Epic family would like to invite the Christ the Victor family to our Annual Fall Picnic! Please sign up in the Lobby.
A flyer (available at the front desk) with a map will be coming. Here are the basics:
-When: Saturday, Oct. 22, 3:00-6:00pm
-Location: Desert Mountain Park in Queen Creek

Annual Congregation Meeting 
We will be holding our Annual Congregational Meeting at Christ the Victor on October 23 at 11 am.  Please save the date.  This is a perfect time to recap many of the things that have taken place over this past year as well as taking a look at what 2023 may have in store for CTV.  Exciting times!