Current Sermon Series: The Lord’s Prayer
Genesis 3:1-21; James 1:2-3, 12-15; Matthew 4:1-11
Announcements & Updates
Soup, Sandwiches and Lenten Bible Study
Come enjoy Wednesday evenings during the Lenten Season (February 21 thru March 21) starting 6:00pm in the Community Center for soup and sandwiches. LWML makes the soup and you bring sandwiches to share. Bible Study on “How We Got the Bible” follows for about an hour.
Early Communion Class – February 20th
The class is for 4th-5th grade children, which in their parent’s estimation, are mature and ready to receive the Lord’s Supper. The class starts on Tuesday, February 20th from 6:30pm-8:00pm, then will run each week on Wednesdays through March 28th. After the 6-week class, the students are invited to partake in their first communion at the Maundy Thursday service, March 29th at 7:00pm. Register online at hclm.org/communion.
Faith & Family Night – March 2nd
Join your Holy Cross family for Faith & Family Night with the Orlando Magic as they take on the Detroit Pistons on March 2, 2018 at the Amway Center! Purchase tickets at our group rate and come to an exclusive pre-game tailgate reception at 1010 West Church Street (home of TheCross Orlando starting at 5:30PM) game time 7:00PM. Tickets must be reserved at https://groupmatics.events/event/Holycross6 by February 28, 2018.
First Sunday of the Month Cook-out – March 4th
We will have the first Sunday of the month cookout after the 11:00am service on March 4th in the Courtyard. Come fellowship!
Family Serve Assisting With Parking – March 3rd
Holy Cross Lake Mary and Holy Cross Academy have teamed up with the Lake Mary Heathrow Arts Festival for a great Family Serve Opportunity. We will be assisting with parking on Saturday, March 3rd. It’s the perfect opportunity to serve for a few hours and then walk around to enjoy the arts with your family. This event is recommended for 7 and up. To sign up for a time slot email Lara Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Sharing Center – “The Shelves Are Bare”
The Sharing center has a great need for soup at this time of the year. They not only support families in need but also the homeless. Watch for BOGO ads for your favorite grocery store. Again thank you for your support.
“Sing A New Song” – February 24th
The 5th Annual Hymn Festival “Sing A New Song” featuring composer and organist David Ludwig will be held at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer (2525 S. Oak Ave. Sanford, FL) on February 24th at 4:00pm. Any singers who would like to be part of the choir, please contact Marge Freeman at 407-971-0185 or email@example.com.
Easter is fast approaching. We are hosting the Easter Experience for children on Sunday, March 25th from 9:30am to 10:50am. In order to make this event a success we need lots of willing volunteers to partner with us. Please stop by the booth in front of the Worship Center on Sunday, February 25th sign up. There is a new designed tee shirt that will be given to all that help. Thank you in advance for your help.
Kids Easter Experience – March 25th
Join us Palm Sunday starting at 9:00am for an Easter Experience like no other! Kids age 4 – grade 5 are invited to join us for 2 hours of walking through the Easter Story with hands on activities that are sure to get them excited about their faith! Crafts, snacks, and an animal encounter await them at our 3rd Annual Easter Experience! For more info email Lisa Mangus at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer Opportunity – February 23rd
Community Food Distribution – We are partnering with Child Abuse Prevention Task Force (CAPTF) to distribute free food to the community on Friday, February 23rd. Second Harvest Food Bank will provide a truckload of 40,000 plus pounds of food and will take place at St. Augustine’s Church in Casselberry. Many volunteers are needed to assist and bless the community. To schedule a time, please contact Pat by phone at 407-691-3138 or by email at Patricia.Shields@TheSharingCenter.org.
Seminole Leagues Soccer
Seminole Leagues Soccer is now registering for our next season (April). We are a family-friendly environment with one practice and game per week at the HCLA upper campus. Players in PreK (4) through the 5th grade are invited to play. Seminoleleagues.com for more information and to register.
Holy Cross Lake Mary is rolling out a new online pictorial directory. Our first “Picture Day” is March 4th before and after all services in the church office. Everyone will take an individual photo, your login for the new directory and a free gift while supplies last. More photo dates to follow.
L Team News
Last Thursday of the Month Dinner – February 22nd
Join this group on Thursday, February 22nd 5:00pm at Austin’s Buffet & Bakery located at 2300 W SR434 Longwood, FL 32779. Call with your reservation by February 21st to Joanne Hench (407-322-6004).
Book Club – February 26th
Join the Book Club on Monday, February 26th at 7:00pm for discussion of “The Radium Girls” by Kate Moore led by Kelley Conley.
BUNCO – February 27th
Come fellowship and have FUN on Tuesday, February 27th at 11:30am with brown bag lunch, games start at noon in the Community Center.
Prayer Teams Monthly Meeting – March 4th
The Prayer Teams are meeting on Sunday, March 4th at 12:15pm in the Community Center for a meal, devotions, and prayers.
Real Men of Jesus
Real Men of Jesus – March 8 & Pinewood Derby
The 2018 World Championship of Lake Mary Cornhole Tournament is upon us! Bring your A-Game and join us March 8 at 6:30 in the Worship Center for good food and great fellowship. Please bring $5 to purchase a Pinewood Derby Car Kit for our races in April. Contact Chris Kutcher.
Dream Builders – March 9th
Dream Builders, Holy Cross’ Women Build team, is hosting a BUNCO night, Friday March 9th at Holy Cross Lake Mary Community Center. Your $20 ticket will let you play for great prizes and includes drinks, snacks and desserts. Donate or information on Women Build & the Dream Builder, https://secure.qgiv.com/event/team/809371/ or contact Betty Hoyer at email@example.com.
Prayers of the Church
Prayers of Thanksgiving
Grace Chewning as she celebrates her birthday
Chloe Kemp as we celebrate her Baptism at the 8:00 service
Lila Kemp as we celebrate her Baptism at the 8:00 service
William Goodhue as we celebrate his Baptism at the 9:30 service
Prayers of Comfort
Family of Jan Cherne (dear friend of the Argeroudis’ Family)
Prayers of strength and comfort for the victims, their families and all that were affected by the terrible event in Parkland, FL.
Prayers of Healing
Al Follett cancer and non-believer; pray for God’s wisdom and truth for him and healing
Sue Puglisi diagnosed this week with breast cancer
Freddie for healing & restoration of health
Jan Kerns (Barb Rueh’s Sister) prayers for continued healing
Hal Penley, Sr. cancer and kidney problems, in rehab.; pray for his family
Karen Dunn diagnosed with cancer; prayers of healing
Winnie Luzzi prayers of healing & recovery from breathing issues
We pray today for our nation and our world. We ask that God would be with all of our leaders and elected officials.
Prayers for Healing from Cancer
Pastor Randall James
Sunday Services at 8:00am, 9:30am and 11:00am in the Worship Center
Monday Service at 6:30pm in the Community Center
Pastor Matt Wallis (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Pastor Chris Johnson (email@example.com)
Executive Pastor CFLCN: Pastor Paul Hoyer (firstname.lastname@example.org)