Current Sermon Series: The Lord’s Prayer

Genesis 32:22-32; 1 Thessalonians 4:1-7; Matthew 6:9-13

Welcome to Holy Cross!

Holy Cross is a Christ-centered church that values a welcoming atmosphere, authentic relationships and a joyful spirit.  We practice living our faith with a servant heart which we put into practice by regularly serving in the community.  Check out our website and our Facebook at to see all the things we are doing.


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.

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.

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.

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

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!

The Sharing Center – “Let’s Get Sweet”

We are collecting Dessert Mixes, Canned Fruit and Jello & Pudding for The Sharing Center Food Pantry. These items will be used to help assemble Easter food baskets for many families in our community. Thanks for your dedicated support to this mission of Holy Cross Lutheran Church.

Concert at Prince of Peace – March 10th

Valparaiso University Chorale, one of the top Lutheran collegiate choirs in the nation, will hold a free concert at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church (1515 S. Semoran Blvd, Orlando, FL 32807) on Saturday, March 10th at 6:00pm. For more information, visit or call (407) 277-3945.

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

St. Luke’s Concert Series – March 18th

The Lutheran Cantata Choir and Chamber Ensemble will be performing “A Voice from Heaven” on Sunday, March 18th at 3:00pm St. Luke’s Lutheran Church (2021 SR426 Oviedo, FL 32765) free admission.

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.


L Team News

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.

Divine Dollies – March 6th

Join the ladies on March 6th at Swamp House Grill on the St. John River (488 W. Highbanks Rd DeBary) at 11:30am for lunch. Call Priscilla Rogers (386-740-7851) to make reservations.

Second Tuesday Lunch Bunch – March 13th

Join the ladies on March 13th at Cheddars on Rinehart Road in Lake Mary at 11:30am for lunch. Call Mary Charles at 407-688-7575 to reserve spot.

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

LaVerne Koel thanks for her healing thus far and for continued healing, strength as she begins rehab for her leg

Annette Shaffer is cancer free


Prayers of Healing

Edine Hoes (friend of Barbara Hartpence) quick recovery from her surgery

Mandi King recently diagnosed with non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Patrick Ciullo for a successful cancer surgery and restoration to health

Martha Herring breast cancer diagnosis, had lump removed, deciding on how to treat

Al Follett cancer and non-believer; pray for God’s wisdom and truth for him and healing

Freddie for healing & restoration of health

Jan Kerns (Barb Rueh’s Sister) prayers for continued healing


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; we pray that He would bring peace to the world, an end to violence and especially watch over Christians that are facing persecution.

Prayers for Healing from Cancer

Barbara Bechtold

Bob Behl

Robert Bowes

Karen Brett

Jack Cadden

Kathy Carr

Patrick Ciullo

Lucy Clark

Karen Dunn

Jamie Fabozzi

Al Follett

Daisy Gartner

Rileigh Hanson

Martha Herring

Marlin Houser

Jessie Howe

Pastor Randall James

Mandi King

Kevin Kittelson

Al Laruffa

Lori Luedtke

Cathy Maisonet

Janice Miller

Desmond Niburg

Dan Olson

Hal Penley Sr

Sue Puglisi

Kathy Ratchford

Lori Rockey

Karen Schlue

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 (