Newsletter for May 14, 2017

Sue MoffittWeekly

Happy Mother’s Day!

Please join us this Sunday! At all services, we will recognize and pray a prayer of blessing over all mothers.

We are thankful for the gift of mothers that God has given us and would like to bless you during the service!

Special Announcements

Voters’ Meeting on May 21st – 3:00pm

Lake Mary Worship Center

Agenda

Opening Prayer

Approval of Minutes from November Voters’ Meeting

Operations Report

Pastor’s Report

Old Business

Call Update

New Business

2017-2018 Board of Directors

2017-2018 Budget

Closing Prayer

Kids Church Month of May Schedule

May 14thNO KIDS CHURCH – All K-5th Graders at the 9:30am Service

May 21stKids Church last Sunday for the School Year Celebration; Presentation of the Bible to upcoming 3rd graders at the 11:00am Service

May 28thCome help clean in preparation for VBS

Holy Cross 101 – June 8th

Pastor Matt is offering a onetime, new member class on Thursday, June 8th from 6-9PM. It will be a meet & greet with other new people, a Q & A with Pastor Matt and an introductions to our beliefs.  A light dinner will be provided.  If you plan on attending, please contact Pastor Matt at mwallis@hclm.org.

Healing Service – June 17th

Save the date for a healing service scheduled for Saturday, June 17th in the Lake Mary Worship Center starting at 5:00pm.

L Team News

Dancing Divas – May 15th and 22nd

Join the ladies on Monday nights on May 15th and 22nd for the last two chances to learn new dance steps and fellowship before the summer in the Youth Room at 6:30pm. Contact Lisa Mangus at lmangus@thehcla.org.

Book Club – May 22nd

Join the Book Club on Monday, May 22nd for a lively discussion of “The Imperial Wife” by Irina Reyn led by Janis Plescia.

BUNCO – Date Change from

May 23rd to May 30th

Due to Preschool Graduation, come fellowship and have FUN on Tuesday, May 30th at 11:30am with brown bag lunch, games start at noon in the Fellowship Hall. Prizes awarded for most BUNCO, most wins, most losses, and whatever with bagged white elephant items provided by the players.

Ladies Bible Study – May 23rd

Ladies Bible Study (LWML) will be meeting in the Fellowship Hall on Tuesday, May 23rd. Bible Study will start at 6:30pm and business meeting afterwards for those who wish to participate. Hope to see you there. Any questions contact Sharon Shyrock at ssshyrock@yahoo.com.

Last Thursday of the Month Dinner Group– May 25th

Join this group on Thursday, May 25th at Toojays in Lake Mary. Call with your reservation to Joanne Hench (407-322-6004) by May 24th.

General Announcements

Baby Bottle Campaign

Thank you to all who took a bottle to fill! All bottles are gone. Please return it (even empties) back to the church office by Monday, June 5th.

Nursery Volunteers Needed at 9:30am

Volunteers are needed for the nursery on Sunday mornings at 9:30am. If you want to help out once a month, I would love your help. Call, text or email Nicole Robison at 386-848-0577 or Nicolecrobison@gmail.com.

Graduation Sunday – May 21st

On May 21st at the 9:30am service we will be recognizing our new graduates in church. They will be invited to stand for recognition and we will pray a prayer of blessing over them. Come and join us for this special moment in their lives! As part of our celebration, we would like to add a quick description of your plans after graduation. Please send the information to the church office as well as if you will be in attendance by Monday, May 15th. You can e-mail Sue Moffitt with the information at smoffitt@hclm.org.

Confirmation Sunday – May 21st

Mark your calendars for May 21st at the 11:00am service! Around twenty 7th grade students from the Church and Academy will be confirming their faith which God began for them in their baptism. They have completed a yearlong class, including two overnight retreats, written a personal testimony and completed a one on one interview with the Pastor to make sure they are ready for this big step. Please join with us to celebrate and to pray with them as they continue their walk of faith.

VBS 2017

There are openings for Grades 2-5 available but filling up fast. There are also openings for PK/K/1st grade age groups. Register at hclm.org/VBS. The dates are June 5th-9th and June 12th-16th.

VBS Supplies Needed

VBS is coming soon and we need supplies. Look for the display in the Narthex for supplies needed.

Summer Volunteers Needed!

With everything that is going on around Holy Cross Lake Mary this summer, volunteers are greatly needed. To volunteer for VBS or Middle School Adventure Days register at hclm.org/VBS.

Prayers of the Church   

Prayers of Thanksgiving

We thank you for creating each mother with a unique combination of gifts and talents. Bless all mothers who have come into our lives with kindness, care, and loving light to our path.

Kalel (Jennsion’s Great-Granddaughter) is home from the hospital

Prayers of Healing

Jack & Jane Keel both diagnosed with cancer

Jose DelRosario (Mary DeBonville’s brother-in-law) He will have brain surgery this month and we are praying for a full and complete recovery with no complications; strength for his wife and 3 children

Anna Litton prayers of healing from surgery

Christian Hays he’s been sick for two weeks; prayers for complete healing & restore him to health

General Prayers

Andrew Sadlon as he travels around North America; prayers of safe travel and to know God is with him

Pops & Ginka prayer of remembrance: “to be forever in my heart”

Prayers for Healing from Cancer

Wolfgang Ahl

Barbara Bechtold

Robert Bowes

Mark Brink

Jack Cadden

Cherrie Case

Ivan Cintron

Millie Diaz

Laura Doherty

Paige Elward

Jamie Fabozzi

Carlton Graves

Jonell Hagle

Stacey Homra

Hetty Lou Horn

Marlin Houser

Pastor Randall James

Megan Johnson

Carol Jusits

Ray Kerr

Kevin Kittelson

Mary LaPlante

Al Laruffa

Lori Luedtke

Heather Marvel

Janice Miller

Steven Montes

Desmond Niburg

Nicole O’Grady

Dan Olson

Audrey Pettit

Pamela Petty

Diane Plog

Claudia Quesada

Jessica Quintana

Marian Ritter

Marsha Rush

Jim Salley

Evelyn Samples

Bryton Saxon

Sunny Schilter

Bob Smith

Wendy Spring

Gary Starkweather

Debbie Stevenson

Phil Stichler

Cindy Taylor

Jim Thompson

William Ulm

Roger Webb

Rayna Wendell

Richard Wilton

Marg Winsauer

VICTORY: The Summer Sermon Series – The Book of Romans

Sunday Services at 8:00am, 9:30am and 11:00am in the Worship Center

Monday Service at 6:30pm in the Fellowship Hall

Pastor Matt Wallis (mwallis@hclm.org)

Pastor Chris Johnson (chrisj@hclm.org)