Victory Christian Church of Port Arthur, Texas
Victory Christian Church of Port Arthur, Texas

Welcome to Victory Christian Church!
(A Bible-based Motivational Ministry)

Victory Today is Yours!


- Norman C. Solco, BA, MA - Founding Pastor (Bishop)

- Kelvin L. Solco, BS, MBA - Acting Pastor

Happy Holidays!

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Bible-based Preaching!

Come and hear Bible-based motivational preaching and inspirational teaching!  The Ministry Leaders preach, teach, and explain the sovereignty of God, the birth, life, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the acts of the Apostles, the presence and help from the Holy Spirit, and the Revelation.

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Youth Sunday!

We are a Christian Church committed to helping children grow their love for people and their faith in Jesus Christ!  Every third Sunday, the youth ministry known as the "Red Riders" are an active part of the Church service! Please come and check them out or consider sending a donation to support the youth ministry.     


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Please excuse our "Construction" mess!

The next time you come to Victory Christian Church you will notice our "Hurricane Construction" project is ongoing!  Whenever we receive resources, funding, or volunteers we try to do more work on our facility.  Please pray for our next project, "Sanctuary Carpet Replacement"!  Stay tuned.  Victory Christian Church will be restored (in Jesus name)!

Meet the Victory Ministry Leaders

Apostle / Bishop Norman C. Solco, Founding Pastor

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Apostle Solco founded VCC in 1985.  Apostle is a dynamic preacher and an excellent musician!   Apostle's first instrument was the saxophone but he quickly mastered the piano, organ, and keyboards and became a prodigy and a professional Jazz musician before being called to full time ministry.  His wise teaching and counseling is both life-changing and unforgettable.  Apostle Solco was born in Orange, Texas and he has been a resident of the Port Arthur community for many years. He  served in both the US Army and the Texas Air National Guard.  Apostle Solco has a Bachelors Degree and a Masters Degree from Lamar University. 

Ellen Solco, Founding 1st Lady and Evangelist

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Ellen Solco is the Co-Pastor and founding 1st Lady of VCC.  She is a spirited preacher, an excellent teacher, and an incredible singer.  She is a loving mother and grandmother to not only her immediate family, but to many others as well.  She is the host of the VCC Women's Friday Night Gospel Service which empowers women to use their ministry gifts as well as support the gifts of others.   Co-Pastor Solco has many gifts and talents including making beautiful custom costume jewelry.  Sister Solco was born in Augusta, Georgia, and she is now a distinguished teacher in the Port Arthur Independent School District.  Co-Pastor has a Bachelors Degree from Lamar University.

Kelvin L. Solco, Acting Pastor

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Pastor Kelvin is a Motivational Speaker as well as an Inspirational Preacher and Teacher!  Pastor Kelvin has traveled and preached in many states, including Texas, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Arizona, and others.  Kelvin is currently being trained and mentored for Pastoral ministry by Apostle Norman and Co-Pastor Ellen Solco.  Kelvin was born in Orange, Texas and raised in Port Arthur.  Pastor Kelvin  has a Bachelors Degree from Prairie View A&M University and an MBA from Letourneau University, and he is a Harvard University Senior Executive Fellow.  Pastor Kelvin received the key to the City of Port Arthur on February 14, 2016, which was also designated as "Kelvin Solco Day".

Meet the Lay Ministry Leaders

Sister J. Brisco

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Sister Jeretha Brisco has been a member of Victory since 1987.  She is the VCC Financial Secretary and the Director of Refuge Ministry (for women and children).  Sister Brisco was born in Orange, Texas, and she is a mother of 2 children and grandmother. She is a teacher in the PAISD school district and she has a Bachelor's  Degree in Childcare and Development from Lamar University and a Master's Degree from Grand Canyon University in Early Childhood Education.  Sister Brisco loves working with children and making a difference in their lives, especially in the area of Education.

Deacon A. McCoy

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Brother Artis McCoy was ordained as a Deacon of Victory Christian Church in 2005. He is a musician and an integral part of the music ministry at VCC. He has been a teacher in the PAISD for 25 years. He began as a substitute teacher at Thomas Jefferson High School and was certified as a Texas educator 3 years later. Deacon McCoy earned a Bachelors of Arts degree from Grambling State University, Grambling, Louisiana, where he was a member of the Grambling State University Marching Band. He earned a Masters of Arts Degree from McNeese State University.  He has also studied at Chicago State University, Central YMCA College (Chicago) and Lamar University.  He has resided in Port Arthur since 1975. 

Sister T. Ned

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Sister Taniquia Ned has been a member of Victory Christian Church family since 2004 and the Youth Director since 2008.  She was born in Alexandria, La, but has lived in Port Arthur since 1988.  Sister Ned is a loving wife and mother of 3.  She has a special love for children and her desire is to educate them about God.  She assists the children with Praise Dances, Mime Dancing, Fundraising, Programs, Vacation Bible School, songs for Youth Sunday, picking up and anything else God allows her to do for them. She is currently working on her Bachelor's Degree in Teaching from Lamar University.

Victory Calendar Events and Services

No upcoming events.

Please Donate to Victory today! We need your help!

Your donations will help us with: 1. 3rd Sunday snacks for kids, 2. Carpet replacement, and classroom remodeling, 3. the A/C repairs and electrical upgrades, 4. Phase 2 Hurricane Damage repairs, 5. the General Church Fund, 6. The Deacon's Food Pantry (for the hungry), and 7. the Charity Fund (for the less fortunate).  Thank you and may God bless you with more than what you are praying for!

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Weekly Victory Message (Blog)

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The Weekly Victory! by "the Evangelist"

Happy January!


Last Sunday I preached a message I titled, "Look no further"!   Everybody’s looking for something!  Sometimes what you’re looking for is right in front of you!   In fact, what you're looking for is actually looking for you!  You're probably looking for joy, happiness, peace, and contentment.  All of this can be found in the "One" called Jesus Christ.


During the sermon I read:


Matthew 11:1 And it came to pass, when Jesus had made an end of commanding his twelve disciples, he departed thence to teach and to preach in their cities. 2 Now when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples, 3 And said unto him, Art thou he that should come, or do we look for another?

4 Jesus answered and said unto them, Go and shew John again those things which ye do hear and see: 5 The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them. 6 And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in me.


The men in this story were wondering if Jesus was the "One".  Jesus simply asked them to look at the work He has done.  The works of Christ speaks for itself.  In other words, "Look no further"!


When I was a child I played a game called "Hide-and-go-seek".  The best way to play the game is to not look for the kids that are hiding, but rather look for the possible hiding places of kids.  In other words, look for the place that a kid could come out of hiding.   We spend too much time looking for our blessings when we should spend all of our time looking for where blessings come from!  We should look for the "blessing giver" instead of the blessing.   The "blessing giver" is God the Father, and blessings come to us through the works of Jesus the Christ.  So my point is, accept Jesus today as your Savior and Lord, and "Look no further"!


Hurricane Repairs Update:  We have removed all of the old carpet and pads from the Sanctuary.  We have ordered new carpet but we need financial resources to get it installed.  Will you consider sending a donation using the PayPal link on this website? You will love the photos of the finished project once they are posted on this website!  Thank you for opening your heart to help Victory Christian Church!


Victory today is yours!

Monthly Prayer Theme

During the month January 2019 we will pray for God to bless atheists (people who do not believe in the existence of God) with mercy.  


Jude - English Standard Version (ESV)  17 But you must remember, beloved, the predictions of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ. 18 They said to you, “In the last time there will be scoffers, following their own ungodly passions.” 19 It is these who cause divisions, worldly people, devoid of the Spirit. 20 But you, beloved, building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, 21 keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life. 

Frequently Asked Question

January 2019 Question of the month!

  

If Judas was destined to betray Jesus, Why did Jesus pick a betrayer as one of His first twelve disciples?


Answer: It was part of God’s plan. This is proof that sometimes evil deeds are necessary for God’s will to be fulfilled. However, Jesus warned His disciples that one of them would betray Him in the Gospel of John chapter 13. 


John 13:18 New King James Version (NKJV) “I do not speak concerning all of you. I know whom I have chosen; but that the Scripture may be fulfilled, ‘He who eats bread with Me has lifted up his heel against Me.’ 19 Now I tell you before it comes, that when it does come to pass, you may believe that I am He. 20 Most assuredly, I say to you, he who receives whomever I send receives Me; and he who receives Me receives Him who sent Me.” 21 When Jesus had said these things, He was troubled in spirit, and testified and said, “Most assuredly, I say to you, one of you will betray Me.” 22 Then the disciples looked at one another, perplexed about whom He spoke.


Judas was selected because prophesy in the Old Testament of the Bible had to be fulfilled. Prophesy is confirmation that Jesus Christ was born, betrayed, crucified, and has risen again to be our Lord and Savior! Here is a prophetic verse about a betrayer of the Lord: 


Psalm 41:7 All who hate me whisper together against me; Against me they devise my hurt. 


and 


 9 Even my own familiar friend in whom I trusted, Who ate my bread, Has lifted up his heel against me.


Can you see the similarities in these two passages of scriptures? 


Unfortunately Judas did not do well after the betrayal of Jesus. The Bible says in Matthew 27:3 Then Judas, His betrayer, seeing that He had been condemned, was remorseful and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, 4 saying, “I have sinned by betraying innocent blood.” And they said, “What is that to us? You see to it!” 5 Then he threw down the pieces of silver in the temple and departed, and went and hanged himself.


Wow! There are many ways to look at this situation, but I choose to see this as, “God knows best”! God knows how He will use everyone on the earth for our benefit, whether they are good or bad. However, I recommend we all get on the Lord’s side and choose to live righteously. So pray and give your best effort to NEVER betray Jesus.

   

The Bible Blessing for the week

Old Testament

Isaiah 43:18  New King James Version (NKJV)  “Do not remember the former things, Nor consider the things of old. 19 Behold, I will do a new thing, Now it shall spring forth; Shall you not know it? I will even make a road in the wilderness And rivers in the desert.


New Testament

Matthew 5:16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.

Thank you for your generosity!

  • Thank you Clint and Jeff for repairing the pews and ripping out the old carpet.  Great job!  - love Pastor K and Sister Dee!
  • Thank you Thomas Jefferson Middle School for donating food to the Victory Christian Church food ministry!
  • Thank you Thomas Jefferson Middle School for donating can goods to Victory!  We're praying for you!
  • Thank you Parker Lumber company of Port Arthur, Texas!  We will pray for Andy Le, the Assistant Manager at Parker! 
  • Thank you Larry and Patti at Energy Country Ford for the furniture donations!  
  • Thank you Blue Line Equipment Rental for the equipment needed for our drainage project!Thank you 

For members only!

  • Welcome New Members!  We thank God for you, Brother Curtis and Sister Kemper!  Get ready for your Victories with us!
  • Sanctuary renovations are underway!  We will meet in the Fellowship Hall for the next two or three Sundays while the Sanctuary is being repaired.  Please join us!
  • Please join us every Wednesday Night for Bible Study!  The topic for the December 26 Wednesday Night Live Class is "Starting the New Year right"!
  • Please support the Women's Gospel Feast and Christmas Party this Friday, December 21, 2018 at 6:30 PM,
  • Please pray for the Stir it up - Bistro (Restaurant) and try to support their business on Nederland avenue and Aero drive in Port Arthur, Texas!
  • Please pray for blessing for Larry and Patti at Energy Country Ford on Twin City Highway.
  • Please pray for the family of Sister Mayfield - sales rep at Energy Country Ford.
  • Please pray for the family of David "Shorty" Jones today.  
  • We will have snacks after Church every Sunday as long as supplies last.  Please pray for the "Snack" ministry.
  • Please pray for Chaplain Carter and the men at the Mark W. Stiles Unit in Jefferson County, Texas.
  • Please pray for Sister Denise Chavis, her son Joseph and his girlfriend Denise.
  • Please pray for Pastor Mike at the Dream Center - Beaumont!
  • Keep praying for our founding Pastor and Apostle (and Bishop) Norman Solco!


What else is going on at Victory?

Victory Womens Meetings!

Founding Co-Pastor and Evangelist Ellen Solco created the Victory Women's Gospel Feast to give women an opportunity to exercise their spiritual gifts.  The next Women's Gospel Feast is coming soon! 

Victory Mens Meetings!

The VCC Men's meetings have been held on the last Saturday of the month at 12 noon.  The men are currently studying money management, poverty prevention, and stock market investing!  Although this meeting was created for the Men of Victory, everyone is invited!  

You have got to testify!

Brother David has finished most of his finals at PVU.  We are proud of him and his first semester in College!  


Bro Cleo has a new job blessings!  Please pray for him and his manager, Sylvester, at Luby's restaurant near Central Mall in Port Arthur, Texas. 

Events coming soon!

VCC is planning....


A 2019 "Jazz for Jesus" concert!

a Live Radio Station interview

More Stock Market training

Pop-up Church!

a Write-a-book seminar 2019 

a Leadership lecture series 2019

a VCC Marriage and relationship conference 2019 

a  Finding your Soul-mate seminar

Hurricane Restoration Project Update!

Carpet replacement is underway, but we need help and donations!  Please consider giving $21.00 or more for the carpet replacement project!  


New project:  We are praying for new gutters for the roof.  We will also begin plans to replace the siding on the building!  This is a BIG job so we need BIG prayers!



Pastor K's corner

On Monday, January 7, 2019; Apostle Solco and I had a great time at a Bible study at The Music Studio in downtown Beaumont!  Thank you Sister Kim, Pastor Mike, Andrew, and Chris!  We had a great time!  


I am still praying for God to give us a location for our pop-up Church services!

Contact Victory Today!

Drop us a line or send a prayer request!

Better yet, come see us in person!

We love visitors, guests and friends!  Would you like to learn more about the Bible?  Are you a singer?  Do you play an instrument?  Would you like to help us help others?  If so, please let us know!  Also like us and follow us on Facebook.

Victory Christian Church

5101 East 6th Street Port Arthur, Texas 77642

(409) 985-7944

Service Times

Sunday Bible Class - 10:00AM

Sunday Worship Service - 11:00AM

Wednesday Night Live! - 6:30PM