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Wednesdays: Prayer Power @ 7:30PM; Word Power @ 8:30PM

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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, May 17 / 7:00PM

The Victory Christian Center Livestream Ministry presents Christian Open Mic Night! Poets, Spoken Word Artists, Song Writers and Gospel Karaoke Singers, step up to the mic and let your creative voices be heard! (Note: All performances must be exceptions!) All proceeds benefit the PromiseLand Project. Call 215-474-2717 for more information.

Sunday, May 19 / 10:00AM

The Bright Family Singers & Friends will be in our House to minister and worship with us!!! Hope you will join us at Victory Christian Center, 5220 Whitby Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia!!!

Friday, May 31 / 7:00PM

Join the Orcheo and Pneuma Dance Ministries for their Breakthrough Worship Night of Dance! Ministries from the TriState Area will gather and worship the Lord through the vehicle of dance and intercession! Come and get your breakthrough! Free will offering.

Saturday, June 1 / 10:00AM

Are you tired of the emotional hurt? Does your marriage need healing? Is the enemy trying to destroy your relationships? Then join the Couples in Covenant for their Prayer Breakfast: No More Excuses...It's Time to Pray! Featuring guest speakers: Apostle Terrence and Apostle Victoria Blount. Tickets are $15pp and $25 per couple. For more information call 215-716-9665.

Friday, June 7 / 7:30PM

Victory Christian Center Sunday School presents Bible Trivia! Come out to test your knowledge of the Word! Tickets are $10 for admission; $15 to participate. The winner will receive a 32" TV as the grand prize! For more information call 215-474-2717.

Friday, July 12, 2019

There's a place where the stories of the Bible come to life on stage. The Nifty Fifty Ministry invite you to experience the greatest rescue story of all times: JESUS -- at the Sight & Sound Theater in Lancaster, PA. Tickets are $140.00 and include round trip transportation on a motor coach bus, plus an all-you-can-eat buffet lunch at Hershey Farms. Call 267-632-4048 for more details. Payment plan available.

The Spring Farmer's Market is coming to Victory Christian Center!!!

Starting Sunday, April 28!!! The fresh produce vendors will be here every 4th Sunday from noon -- 3pm as part of our "Healthier Together" partnership with American Heart Association and Penn Medicine! This Health and Wellness event series also includes healthy cooking demos, hands-only cpr training, blood pressure screenings, fitness sessions, free samples and giveaways!!! This event is free and open to the public!!!


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