Special Announcements

Holy Week Services

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 (not meeting on Easter Sunday)

April 17th – No Monday night Service

Church Office Closed – Good Friday – April 14

 An Easter Experience – TODAY

Join us for an Easter Experience today Palm Sunday from 9:30am to 11:30am in the Fellowship Hall, Community Room, and parking lot.

Vacation Bible School (VBS) Registration – TODAY

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”.

L Team News

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.

Book Club – April 24th – “Wolf Hollow”

Join the Book Club on April 24th for a lively discussion of “Wolf Hollow” by Lauren Wolk led by Sherry Lorenz.

BUNCO – April 25th

Come fellowship and have FUN on Tuesday, April 25th at 11:30am with brown bag lunch, games starts at noon in the Fellowship Hall. Prizes awarded for first BUNCO, most BUNCO, most wins, most losses, and whatever with bagged white elephant items provided by the players.

Ladies Bible Study: April 25th

Ladies Bible Study (LWML) will be meeting in the Fellowship Hall on April 25th. Bible Study will start at 6:30pm and business meeting afterwards for those who wish to participate. Hope to see you there. Any questions contact Sharon Shyrock at ssshyrock@yahoo.com.

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 four remaining scheduled performances by the “Last Supper Players” at different locations and times. The schedule: April 9-Holy Cross Episcopal Sanford 2pm; April 13-Ascension 7pm; April 14-G3 Church 2pm; April 15-Serenity Towers 2pm. Contact Warren Jennison for additional information (407-330-3275 or warjen_2000@yahoo.com).

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.

Charitable Trusts

“Give it twice” charitable trusts enable generous people to transfer appreciated assets tax free, receive lifetime income, provide for their children plus reserve a gift to ministry. Robin Paris can show you illustrations that fit your unique situation. Contact her at 937-477-9713 or Robin.Paris@lfnd.org.

Prayers of the Church    

Prayers of Thanksgiving

Mia, Kaden, & Taryn Liatsos as we celebrate their Baptisms at the 9:30am service

Jackson, Sawyer, & Mackenzie Snedaker as we celebrate their Baptisms at the 9:30am service

Rainer “Bear” Blickle as we celebrate his Baptism at the 11:00 service

Brenden as he partakes his First Communion at Concordia Lutheran Church in Newton, NC

Prayers in Loving Memory

John Peterson

Stanley Cembor

Prayers of Comfort

Nolan King (3-yr-old) passed away Saturday from cancer after surgery in NYC. He fought the good fight.

Prayers of Healing

Tom Berl (Debbie Ruehle’s Uncle) for favorable results and recovery from surgery on April 7th

Tal French (Oyler’s son-in-law) placed on heart transplant list; prayers for his transplant team, his donor when available, and healing

Lucy Schneider – Age 3 (Dave Gorden’s granddaughter) badly burned on Wednesday; treated at Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital with many weeks of recovery at home; prayers of healing and full recovery

Steve Homan diagnosed with cancer; prayers for healing

Becky Klump recently diagnosed with breast cancer; prayers for healing as she undergoes treatment

Mary Van Gennip (Kevin Van Gennip’s Mom) in Hospice care; prayers of strength & comfort

Kristen Morales for healing from surgery on April 4th

Greg Roy colon cancer, prayers of healing & strength

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

Anthony Williams prayers for full recovery & healing from surgery of collapsed lung

John Neal open heart surgery; prayers for successful surgery and full recovery

General Prayers

Joe and Jacob Hall Joe’s wife (Jacob’s Mom) passed away after suffering with breast cancer; prayers for love and strength through these tough times

Michael Couture & Family (Dan Olson’s nephew) recently lost their house to fire and lost most of their possessions including two dogs; prayers of peace & comfort

Joanne & Craig Hench for safe travel as they drive to and from North Carolina (April 5 – April 11)

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

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


Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. – Romans 12:12

Through the Valley Sermon Text: Job 38:1-11

Kids Church: Week 2: Jesus Praying in the Garden (Matthew 26:36-56)

“I can put others first by letting go of what I want.”

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)