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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

Monday, September 17 / 7:00PM

"True Love Waits!" Sign up to take this mandatory class if you would like to join us in pledging your sexual purity and making a public stand before God at our Purity Ceremony on Sunday, September 30. See a member of the P.R.A.Y. Youth staff or call 215-474-2717 to provide your email address. Open to ages 12 and up. Adults welcome to attend.

Thursday, September 20 / 7:30PM

To our brotherhood of family, friends and neighbors!!! You are invited to join Apostle Jimmie A Ellis and the Men of Covenant for our MEN'S FELLOWSHIP NIGHT at Victory Christian Center, 5220 Whitby Avenue. Guest speaker is Pastor Terrance Ellison of Better Life Christian Center!!!

Saturday, September 22 / 11:00AM

The Couples in Covenant are hosting their 3rd Annual Chicken and Waffles Jazz Brunch at Victory Christian Center, 5220 Whitby Avenue, Philadelphia, PA. Munch and mingle and enjoy the sounds of LIVE music featuring Aniya Jazz. Tix are $15.00 and on sale now. For more info call 215-474-2717.

Sunday, September 23 / 10:00AM

We invite family, friends and neighbors to join us for our B.A.S.S. -- BRING A SOUL SUNDAY at Victory Christian Center, 5220 Whitby Ave., Philadelphia. Connect and reconnect with the Lord Jesus Christ through the power of Worship!!! Come with a member of our Victory family or come on your own!!! Visitors are always welcome in God's House. Stay after service for food and fellowship!!! Call 215-474-2717 for more information.

Sunday, September 30 / 10:00AM

P.R.A.Y. Youth Ministries presents the "True Love Waits" Purity Ceremony Sunday, September 30 at 10:00am at Victory Christian Center.

Thursday, October 11 / 7:30PM

Pastors, leaders...all are invited to the Opening General Session!!! Guest Speaker is Pastor Clint Brown of Judah Church, Orlando, FL. Dress: church attire. Register at the Early Bird rate of $45.00. After that the price will increase to $55.00. Continental Breakfast on Saturday included. All payments are non-refundable. Call 215-474-2717 for more info. You don't want to miss this conference!!!

Friday, October 12 / 7:30PM - 9:30PM

Pastors and leaders are invited to participate in dynamic workshops designed to build and strengthen churches and ministries.
Dress: casual.

Saturday, October 13 / 9:00AM - 12:30PM

Pastors and leaders are invited to participate in this second day of workshops designed to build and strengthen churches and ministries.
Dress: casual.

FREE Resume Assistance for Job Seekers!

The Conquerors Community Development Corporation (CCDC) is offering FREE Computer Classes EVERY Saturday at 10:00am and 11:00am from now until the end of the year! This Job Readiness Skills Series includes training in Microsoft Office, using email, online search techniques and more!

To register for classes call 215-474-2717 or email Space is limited so sign up today. Also..our Computer Lab is open on Tuesdays from 5:00-7:00pm if additional computer time is needed. Be ready for your next career move!


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