Holy Week Services
April 9th/10th – Palm Sunday Services as usual
April 13th – Maundy Thursday Service at 7:00pm
April 14th – Good Friday Service at 7:00pm
April 16th – Easter Sunrise Service with Communion at 6:30am
Easter Services with Communion 8:00am, 9:30am, 11:00am
Kids Church, MS/HS canceled so families can worship together
April 17th – No Monday night Service
If you would like to have a lily placed on the altar in the memory of a loved one or in honor of a loved one or event, please fill out information on provided envelopes in the Narthex. Each lily is $7.00.
Plant & Build Recommitment BBQ: TODAY
We are 18 months in our Plant & Build Campaign. We will have a BBQ luncheon and recommitment celebration after the 11:00am service in the Fellowship Hall today. Come fellowship and hear about our progress!
Crawfish Boil One Day Sale – TODAY
You can purchase tickets for the Crawfish Boil (May 13th) for $15.00.
L Team News
Soup, Sandwiches and Bible Study Week 5
This is the fifth week for Wednesday evenings during Lent, 6:00pm in the Fellowship Hall. LWML makes the soup and you bring sandwiches to share. Pastor Paul will continue the Lenten Bible Study on the book “Forgiveness A Lenten Study” by Marjorie Thompson.
Divine Dollies – April 4th
Join the ladies on April 4th at Filomena’s on 17-92 in Sanford at 11:30am for lunch. Call Gayle Curtis (407-314-5388) to make reservations.
Holy Cross 101: April 6th
Pastor Matt is offering a onetime, new member class on Thursday, April 6th from 6-9PM. It will be a meet & greet with other new people, a Q & A with Pastor Matt and an introductions to our beliefs. A light dinner will be provided. If you plan on attending, please contact Pastor Matt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
An Easter Experience – April 9th
Join us for an Easter Experience on April 9th Palm Sunday from 9:30am to 11:30am in the Fellowship Hall, Community Room, and parking lot.
Vacation Bible School (VBS) Registration – April 9th
VBS registration opens on April 9th. Cost per child is $30.00 which includes a tee shirt. VBS Week 1: June 5-9 and VBS Week 2: June 12-16 (9:00am-12:00pm). This year’s theme “Maker Fun Factory: Created by God: Built for a Purpose”.
Second Tuesday Lunch Bunch – April 11th
Join the ladies on April 11th at Appleton’s at 11:30am for lunch. Call Gayle Curtis (407-314-5388) to make reservations.
Holy Land Experience – April 19th
Join Pastor Paul and Holy Cross for a day at the Holy Land Experience in Orlando on Wednesday, April 19th. Available tickets are $45.00. For more information & to sign up, please contact Carmine Bowes at 407-272-5871.
Collecting Items Now– Sharing Center: Babies R Us!
In April, we will be collecting baby formula, baby food, baby wipes and lots of diapers; they desperately need diaper sizes 4, 5, and 6.
“The Last Supper” Performances
There are six scheduled performances by the “Last Supper Players” at six different locations and times. The schedule is as follows: April 7-Wayman Place 7pm; April 8-Shoestring Theatre 7pm; April 9-Holy Cross Episcopal Sanford 2pm; April 13-Ascension 7pm; April 14-G3 Church 2pm; April 15-Serenity Towers 2pm. Contact Warren Jennison (407-330-3275 or email@example.com) for additional information.
Summer Is Coming
Holy Cross Lutheran Academy is hosting a variety of Summer Camps for your kids: Preschool, Adventure Camps, Sports Tyme and more. Visit thehcla.org/camps to register your days.
Faith Filled Stewards
Tithing from tax refunds is an opportunity to honor God. Many use their refunds for consumption. Faith-filled stewards use a portion to exalt the Lord. This is a meaningful gift for anyone who tithes from their net instead of their gross income. Questions? Call Robin Paris at 937-477-9713, or email her at Robin.Paris@lfnd.org.
Prayers of the Church
Prayers of Thanksgiving
Fred & Gail Atherton as they celebrate their 58th Anniversary on April 3
Kurt Sisco as he celebrates his 20th birthday
Mikayla, Thomas, & Brianna Burke as we celebrate their Baptisms at the 9:30am service
Ava Connor as we celebrate her Baptism at the 11:00am service
Jane Deed cancer free at this time
Prayers of Healing
Mary Van Gennip (Kevin Van Gennip’s Mom) hospitalized with congestive heart failure; prayers of strength & comfort
Kristen Morales for successful surgery on April 4th
Greg Roy colon cancer, prayers of healing & strength
Joe (Univ. of FL student) on life support; prayers of strength & comfort
Joan Meeker has basal cell carcinoma behind left ear & on scalp; prayers of healing & speedy recovery
Jeni Heneghan (Jennison’s daughter) prayers of healing & speedy recovery from a 20’ fall; strength, comfort & support for her children
Terry Hall (Joanne Hench’s Cousin) prayers of complete healing & recovery from March 29th surgery
Rob Cembor (Joanne Hench’s Nephew) tore his ACL; he will have surgery on April 18th; prayers for successful surgery & healing
DeAndre Williams hospitalized; prayers for healing & restoration
Wayne Walterson metastasized brain tumor; prayers for healing and courage, guidance for his care team
Ray Gholam’s SON recovery and full return to health from Waterman Hospital ICU
Kalel (Jennison’s Great-grand daughter) premature birth; God watch over her & keep her in His awesome care
Anthony Williams prayers for full recovery & healing from surgery of collapsed lung
John Neal open heart surgery; prayers for successful surgery and full recovery
Russ Denton for healing from complications from knee replacement surgery
Prayers for Healing from Cancer
Pastor Randall James
Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord, the Lord himself, is the Rock eternal Isaiah 26:4
Through the Valley Sermon Text: Jeremiah 29:4-14
Kids Church: Week 1: Jesus Washes the Disciples’ Feet (John 13:1-17)
“I can put others first by serving them.”
Sunday Services at 8:00am, 9:30am and 11:00am in the Worship Center
Monday Service at 6:30pm in the Fellowship Hall
Pastor Matt Wallis (firstname.lastname@example.org); Pastor Chris Johnson (email@example.com)