Special Announcements

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

Easter Lilies

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 mwallis@hclm.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.

General Announcements

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 warjen_2000@yahoo.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

Wolfgang Ahl

Barbara Bechtold

Robert Bowes

Mark Brink

Jack Cadden

Cherrie Case

Ivan Cintron

Millie Diaz

Laura Doherty

Paige Elward

Jamie Fabozzi

Carlton Graves

Jonell Hagle

Stacey Homra

Marlin Houser

Pastor Randall James

Megan Johnson

Carol Jusits

Ray Kerr

Nolan King

Mary LaPlante

Al Laruffa

Lori Luedtke

Heather Marvel

Reenee McGavock

Janice Miller

Steven Montes

Desmond Niburg

Nicole O’Grady

Dan Olson

Audrey Pettit

Pamela Petty

Diane Plog

Claudia Quesada

Jessica Quintana

Marian Ritter

Marsha Rush

Sandi Russell

Jim Salley

Evelyn Samples

Bryton Saxon

Sunny Schilter

Bob Smith

Wendy Spring

Gary Starkweather

Debbie Stevenson

Phil Stichler

Cindy Taylor

Jim Thompson

William Ulm

Roger Webb

Rayna Wendell

Richard Wilton

Marg Winsauer


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 (mwallis@hclm.org); Pastor Chris Johnson (chrisj@hclm.org)