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Featured Sermon Faith: The Missing Ingredients
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It is by God's grace that you have been saved through faith

A place where unconditional love changes lives. It is by God's grace that you have been saved through faith. Join us in worship!

In 1983, Apostle Jimmie A. Ellis began Victory Christian Center with just seven (7) people in the living room of a row home in West Philadelphia. Today, Victory Christian Center, Inc. (VCC), with a membership of over 1,600, is a thriving ministry located in the heart of Southwest Philadelphia which powerfully reaches many through our threefold vision to: teach the Word of God, win lost souls to Christ and provide a haven of rest for weary souls. > read more

Apostle Jimmie A. Ellis III - D.D.

Founder and Senior Pastor of Victory Christian Center is both recognized and respected for his standard of excellence in ministry. He is a highly sought after speaker who is anointed in the areas of teaching, leadership, mentoring and fatherhood. > read more

A Church that Meet Needs...

Listen to the Word from our own Apostle Jimmie A. Ellis and be restored. Each CD set contains powerful teaching from this annointed Man of God.

The Book of Revelation 2-CD Set $10

Beating The Blues - 5 CD Set - $25

The P.R.A.Y. (Planted, Rooted, Anointed and Yielding) Youth Ministries

P.R.A.Y. Youth Ministries' aim is to love, teach, equip, encourage and strengthen youth ages 12 - 25 in their spirituality as well as holistically.
READ MORE The Youth Ministry provides stimulating events such as Bible Book Club, motivational Youth Conferences, Monthly Dinner Fellowships at local restaurants and exciting game nights. In addition to these activities, the Youth Ministry also provides panel sessions and open forums for youth to receive answers to burning questions about relationships, academics and spirituality.

Children's Church

Our Kids For Jesus Ministry combine high-energy activities with Bible-base teaching for boys and girls in the 1st through 6th grades.
READ MOREA combination of games, interesting puppet characters and fun-filled songs capture kids attention while also showing them that living for God is the best thing out there.

Throughout their elementary years, your children will reach their peak potential as Jesus' disciples. They will establish a solid foundation, experience victorious living, build essential life skills, and embrace the Great Commissiom. Children will become equipped for Christian service. They will discover God's Greatness Services coincide with all of our regular weekend and mid-week adult services.

Men of Covenant (M.O.C.)

The Men of Convenant is Victory Christian Center's Men's Ministry whose purppose is to encourage men in spiritual and natural matters.
READ MOREMOC's President, Apostle Jimmie Ellis III, instituted Men of Convenant with the intent of bringing men together to help further their spiritual growth and also as a way for men to be able to disucss topics specific to men and build a closer bond between the men of Victory Chrisitan Center. All men who join Victory Christian Center automatically become members of the Men of Convenant Ministry.

Women of Destiny

The Women of Destiny - is a ministry that meets the need of the total Woman. The ministry meets every first Friday of the month. Some ministry events include, Retreats, Conferences, Health Symposium and Ladies Fun Nights.

Computer Classes - The CCDC Technology Department

The Conquerors Community Development Corp (CCDC) will provide free computers classes located at the Technology Lab located at Victory Christian Center.
READ MORE These classes are offered to the Southwest Philadelphia Community. Summer classes will start in mid June to August. Our classes will cover topics including computer basics, Microsoft office programs like word, excel and power point. People of all ages are welcome.


The Nursery Department welcomes all 3-5 year old inquisitive youngsters. Our lessons focus on monthly themes or units taught by a rotation of devoted and caring individuals. On Sundays we admit children into the Nursery 15 minutes before service at the Corner Building. On Wednesday evenings, the Nursery opens at 8:30 PM and parents should sign in at the Banquet Hall. In the Nursery, the children learn about God through arts & crafts, singing, playing games and story telling.

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Worship Schedule

  • SUNDAY MORNING 9:00 AM Firm Foundation and Sunday School Classes 10:00 AM Worship Service
  • WEDNESDAY EVENING 7:30 PM Prayer 8:30 PM Bible Study


SUNDAYS at 10:00AM

News and Events

Friday, February 8 / 7:30PM

The Women's Ministry of Victory Christian Center present 2019: The Year for No More Excuses! We are excited about our guest speaker lineup: Sis Char Abel, Min. Ava Hyman, Elder Sharon Logan and Sis Valarie Smith! Ladies come out and be inspired and uplifted! Bring a friend! See a Women of Destiny staff member or call our office at 215-474-2717 for more information. Vendors welcome.

Friday, February 15 / 8:00PM

The Couples In Covenant are having a Valentine's Day Dinner & Dance at the Oaks Ballroom, in Glenolden, PA for those who are married, engaged or dating!!! Tickets are on sale now for $90/couple. Call our office at 215-474-2717 for information!!!

Saturday, February 23 / 1:00-3:00PM

Our Nifty Fifty Ministry is hosting their annual BLACK HISTORY MONTH LUNCHEON at Victory Christian Center, 5220 Whitby Avenue, Philadelphia. Join us for food and fellowship and come dressed in your African attire!!! This event is FREE. All are welcome. Sign up at the Information Center or call 215-474-2717 TODAY. Limited seating available.

Friday, March 1 / 7:00-9:00PM

The Livestream Ministry presents Christian Open Mic Night at Victory Christian Center. Poets, spoken word artists, and song writers are invited to step up to the mic and let your creative voices be heard! Tix are $10 in advance; $15 at the door. Call 215-474-2717 for more information!

Saturday, March 9 / 10:00AM

The Women's Ministry of Victory Christian Center invite you to their Women's Empowerment Breakfast featuring guest speaker Apostle Gladys Willis. Tickets are $20.00. Vendors welcome. Contact 215-474-2717 for more information.

Friday, March 15 / 7:00PM

P.R.A.Y. Youth Ministry and Noble Nation present What Happened to the Real You? -- Featuring the Blacks in Wax Museum General admission $15.00; VIP seating $25.00. Groups of 10 or more @ $10.00 each. Vending opportunities $40.00. Refreshments will be sold during intermission. For more information call 215-474-2717 or 215-776-3082

NEW!!! Join us the 4th Sunday every month after our 10:00 a.m service, starting this Sunday, January 27th!!!

Victory Christian Center of Philadelphia is partnering with American Heart Association and Penn Medicine for a Health and Wellness Event Series entitled "Healthier Together!" On the 4th Sunday of each month, AHA and PennMed will be in our House with valuable information and resources for our members and guests. This special program has been designed exclusively for us and kicks off this Sunday, January 27, after church. There will be blood pressure screenings, hands-only CPR training, chair yoga, live heart healthy cooking demos, free samples and giveaways and more!!! Stay tuned for the Farmer's Market coming this Spring!!! Healthy living in 2019!


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