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

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​ 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

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

Volunteers Needed

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

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

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. for more information and to register.

Picture Day!

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, or contact Betty Hoyer at


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


General Prayers

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

Barbara Bechtold

Bob Behl

Robert Bowes

Karen Brett

Jack Cadden

Kathy Carr

Lucy Clark

Karen Dunn

Jamie Fabozzi

Daisy Gartner

Rileigh Hanson

Marlin Houser

Jessie Howe

Pastor Randall James

Kevin Kittelson

Al Laruffa

Lori Luedtke

Cathy Maisonet

Janice Miller

Desmond Niburg

Dan Olson

Kathy Ratchford

Lori Rockey

Karen Schlue

Annette Shaffer

Deanne Tanner

Nini Toro

Will Thompson

Charlie Willis

Richard Wilton

Marg Winsauer


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 (

Pastor Chris Johnson (

Executive Pastor CFLCN: Pastor Paul Hoyer (