Current Sermon Series: Seasons: Death To Life

Ezekiel 34:11-16, 1 Peter 2:21-25, John 10:11-16


Third Sunday of Easter


Current Sermon Series – Seasons: Death To Life

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

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.

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

Sharing Center

We will be collecting protein foods for the Sharing Center. Peanut Butter, canned tuna, tuna pouches, potted meats, small hams and they always need canned fruit. Please take items to the Sharing Center Food Pantry, Mon.-Fri. 9AM to noon at 600 N US Hwy 17-92 Longwood, FL 32750.


Operation Good Samaritan is The Sharing Center‘s effort to respond to the current community crisis by helping our neighbors in need. For the last 34 years, we have dedicated our work to provide food and financial assistance to those who need it most, when they need it most. Our community needs us now, more than ever. By shopping our Virtual Pantry Drive or making a gift, you are helping to refuel those who have already lost so much. Help others from the comfort of your home, safely in a fun and interactive way. Help us stretch your $1 donation into $30 worth of fresh produce, frozen proteins, essential resources, and compassionate support. Our life-changing services are urgently needed! Together we can alleviate the burdens the Coronavirus is having on our neighbors’ well-being,

Every gift up to $70,000 will be matched dollar for dollar!


L-Team Book Club

Our April book selection is House of Living Stones by Katie Schuermann. It’s available on Kindle and it’s a quick “light” read. Chris Jennison will be leading our Virtual Discussion via Zoom on Monday, April 27th at 7:00pm. Contact Chris Jennison at for meeting code. Hope you can join us!

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

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.


Prayers of the Church   

Prayers of Thanksgiving

Joanne & Craig Hench as they celebrate their 47th wedding anniversary on April 28th

Brenden Harrison as he celebrates his 16th birthday on April 26th


Prayers of Comfort

To the Family of Russ Hilton

To the Family of Lowell Britz


Prayers of Healing

Leo Cybulski (Karen von Lersner’s Cousin) diagnosed with two brain tumors

Don Denton (Russ Denton’s Dad) healing from a fall and hitting his head

Charaline Luna diagnosed with cancer; prayers of healing, strength, and comfort in upcoming surgery

To All Who Are Infected By the coronavirus


General Prayer

Workers who are furloughed praying for God’s provision and a return to work soon

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


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. We pray for healing over our land.


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

Leo Cybulski

Deb Fadool

Tosha Feldmann

Shirley Firestone

Carla Ford

Jim Foster

Michael Francis

Ron Frederickson

Jerry Gross

Dana Grimes

Bob Hamilton

Todd Haynes

Steve Homan

Joy Hostler

Marlin Houser

George Johnson

Alan Kimball

Al Laruffa

Rick Lembrick

Sally Lowd

Lori Luedtke

Charaline Luna

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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