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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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.
“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
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
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
Pastor Randall James
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org); Pastor Chris Johnson (email@example.com)