Current Sermon Series: Seasons: Death To Life

Job 19:23-27, 1 Corinthians 15:51-57, Mark 16:1-8


The Resurrection of Our Lord

Easter Sunday

We joyously greet all worshippers in the name of the risen Lord.

Easter is the most glorious day in the Christian calendar.

On this day we rejoice in Christ’s victory over sin and death.

Praise God with great enthusiasm. Christ is risen indeed!

Easter Reading Matthew 28:1-10


Current Sermon Series – Seasons: Death To Life

As we move into a new season of the church year we shift our focus from new beginnings to preparation for Easter.  Here we will deal with issues of sin and death in the world that transition into life and victory through the resurrection of Christ.  Come join us for this important season.


Streaming To Your Home

Home For Easter with Holy Cross. Our services will be streamed for your convenience during this challenging time. Choose Facebook if you are a Facebook user, otherwise, watch on Many streaming devices such as Roku and Chromecast support Youtube Streaming allowing you to watch from your TV.



Easter Sunday

Sunrise 6:30 AM – Live Stream

Traditional Worship 8:00 AM – Live Stream

Contemporary Worship 9:30 AM – Live Stream

Contemporary Worship 11:00 AM – Replay


Is Your Harvest Abundant?

Many are going through challenging times; your church is walking in faith continuing to send our support to missionaries and service organizations here and abroad as well as continuing to provide support to our staff.

If you have been blessed and are not in need of the stimulus payment, won’t you prayerfully consider sharing a portion of it with a charity or ministry?

Prayer Requests

We have always believed in the power of prayer. If there is something weighing on your mind or want to submit a prayer, let us know through our prayer request form or e-mail

Unscripted Live Video

Join the Pastors Monday thru Thursday at 1:30pm for live video “Unscripted” on or Holy Cross Facebook page.

Lutheran Church Extension Fund

Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) is blessed to partner with The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) to provide financial assistance through our Synod’s Soldiers of the Cross program to church workers in crisis situations. LCEF funds, administered by each LCMS district office, will help ordained or commissioned ministers and laity serving congregations, schools and Recognized Service Organizations who find themselves with immediate unmet financial needs stemming directly or indirectly from the spread of the pandemic.

To give now, visit


Announcements & Updates

Easter Gift for Homeless at the Oasis

We are assembling these 7 items inside each backpack for our homeless clients for Easter! Easter Backpacks for Oasis Homeless clients –  Items Needed: Antibiotic ointment, Bug spray, First aid kits, Foot powder, Vaseline, Wet wipes, Water bottles. Bring items directly to the Sharing Center-Oasis (600 N US Hwy 17-92 Longwood, FL 32750).

VBS Registration – POSTPONED

VBS registration is postponed until further notice.

Crawfish Boil – POSTPONED

Our High School 17th Annual Crawfish and Shrimp Boil fundraiser has been postponed till further notice.

Now Enrolling!

Holy Cross Lutheran Academy would like to thank our congregation for their continued support in our growth and continued Christian Education in our community.  If you or anyone you know is in need of Preschool through High School education we are now enrolling for the 2020-2021 school year.  Please call the school office at 407-936-3636 or visit our website at


Prayers of the Church   

Prayers of Thanksgiving

Easter Blessings – Resurrection Sunday

Our Lord, Jesus Christ

“The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay. – Matthew 28:5-6


He has risen indeed! Praise the Lord!



Tucker Dean Hill (Tim & Emily Hill’s Son and Lori & Scott Hill first grandchild) as we celebrate his birth on April 8th

To the Glory of God (Easter lily dedication by Charles and Yvonne Patterson)


Prayers of Remembrance

Mark Rueh (Easter lily dedication –in loving memory of their son by Don and Barb Rueh)

Robert and Patricia May (Easter lily dedication –in loving memory of Robert & Pati May by Brenda Howard & Family)

In memory of loved ones (Easter lily dedication by Charles and Yvonne Patterson)


Prayers of Healing

Charles Zahn (Mary Oyler’s Brother) diagnosed with cancer

Irma healing & recovery from intubation

Gene & Rita Freebern continued healing from medical issues and full restoration

To All Who Are Infected By the coronavirus


General Prayer

Healthcare Workers (Doctors, Nurses, Medical Assistants) God’s protection and strength as they treat patients infected with virus

Law Enforcement, Firefighters, EMT, Food Supply Workers & Many Others thankful for their continued service; prayers of guidance, wisdom, and strength as they work during this difficult time

Carissa (Nurse), Brian and Alfredo (firefighter/EMT) God’s protection over them


We pray today for our nation and our world. We ask that God would be with all of our leaders and elected officials as we all deal with the coronavirus pandemic situation.


Prayers for Healing from Cancer

Barbara Bechtold

Laken Binkley

Robert Bowes

Dennis Breglia

Karen Brett

Texann Buck

Becky Burrell

Theresa Ciullo

Andrea Clark

Kyle Corbett

Deb Fadool

Tosha Feldmann

Shirley Firestone

Carla Ford

Jim Foster

Michael Francis

Ron Frederickson

Jerry Gross

Dana Grimes

Bob Hamilton

Todd Haynes

Russ Hilton

Steve Homan

Joy Hostler

Marlin Houser

George Johnson

Alan Kimball

Al Laruffa

Rick Lembrick

Sally Lowd

Lori Luedtke

Jean Mactye

Luis Marin

Kathy Marwood

Judy McBride

Leslie Pilz

Irmgard Pommerening

Dave Riker

Martin Rodriguez

Pedro Santos

Karen Schlue

Debbie Shaffer

Gina Shaffer

Jonathan Smith

Tina Smith

Franca Sparacio

Martin Summ

Hector Vazquez

Michele Vitale

Linda Weiler

Michelle Wonderlich

Etta Woodruff

Charles Zahn


“Casting a light to help those who are lost find their way in Christ”


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

Monday Service at 6:30pm in the Community Center

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