The Church Office will be closed on July 3rd in observance of Independence Day.


but soon children in our community will be starting back to school and many will need help gathering together the necessary supplies. Throughout the month of July we will be collecting school supplies to donate to local children. Please pick up a list in the Narthex and do some fun back to school shopping for these students. Thanks as always for your support!

Divine Dollies

The service and food are top notch. Burgers are fantastic including the French onion burger, go ahead and try it! The cheese and onions were the right addition to the juicy burger. Our favorite Red Hat Ladies are going to Shula’s 347 Grill located on International Parkway in Lake Mary on July 7th, 11:30AM. To make reservations contact Mary Charles 407-688-7575.

Too hot outside for your kids?  

Send them to our “cool” Preschool camp for ages 3 to 6.  July 13th – Science, July 20th –

Water, July 27th – Drama.  9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon., Monday – Thursday.   Cost is $75.00 per week.  Sign up on line at or call Lisa Mangus at 407-936-3636 ext.2.

Looking for people to be ministry partners

in our Kids Church time. Please come to an informational meeting on Aug 2nd immediately following Kids Church at 10:30AM in the Community Room. We need partners who love kids and want to teach them God’s Word. We need teachers, helpers, and greeters. See you Aug 2nd! If you have any questions feel free to email Lisa Mangus at lmangus

Caps of Love

“Caps of Love” is dedicated to helping the disabled. Recycling plastic caps raises money to buy wheelchairs for disabled children. Plastic caps are a different grade of plastic from the bottles and are valuable in bulk. Hard plastic caps from laundry detergents, beverages, shampoo, spray paint, cream cheese, peanut butter, medicines and so many others. Color is not an issue – save them all! Translucent type water bottle caps are especially valuable. There will be a container in the narthex, let’s fill it up!

Teachers Wanted

Holy Cross Lutheran Academy is in need of highly qualified teachers for a few different teaching positions for the upcoming school year. We are looking for energetic, Christian teachers that are looking for a place where they can use their God given gifts and talents and either hold or can easily obtain their Florida Teaching Certificate. We currently have openings in 1st and 2nd grade at the Lower School and 5th/6th grade science at the Upper School. If you are interested or know someone, please send your resume to Rob Sinninger at for the Lower School or Shirley Geiss at for the Upper School.

Second Tuesday Lunch Bunch

Papa Joes pizza is truly authentic NY pizza. Fast delivery and always a crowd pleaser. The wings are good too. Salads were surprisingly good. The ladies will be enjoying pizza on July 14th at 11:30AM. To make reservations please call Mary Charles at 407-688-7575.

The Little Red Truck is going on vacation!

Please save your aluminum cans and all metals, until late July. All the proceeds from this recycling help fund the Guatemalan mission.

Gift Planning

Freedom in Christ is the Inheritance we share as citizens of heaven. That gift is secured in Jesus. Does your gift plan for family and ministry project the same confidence?  Contact our Gift planning Counselor, Robin Paris, by calling her at 937-477-9713 (cell); 407-333-0797, ext 1103, or emailing her at She will be happy to assist you.


Prayers of Thanksgiving

We thank You for the blessings of liberty, for this generation and for the generations to come. We thank You for our independence, peace and for all those who have bravely given their lives in the defence of freedom and justice.

Jane Gustus (Mel Jones’ mother) as she celebrates her 95th birthday on July 7th

Luna Burch as we celebrate her baptism at the 9:30 service

Prayers of Comfort for those who have lost loved ones

Ray Fox (Carrie Paulsen’s Father)

Derek Briscoe

Prayers for Healing from Cancer


Barbara Bechtold

Debra Goodwin

Robert Bowes

Amanda Broughton

Sean Cadden

Ivan Cintron

Sharon Coe

Millie Diaz

Paige Elward

Liz Foster

Andy Frey

Carlton Graves

Jonell Hagle

Stacey Homra

Pastor Randall James

Megan Johnson

Carol Jusits

Al Laruffa

Lori Luedtke

Heather Marvel

Rob May

Ethel McLeod

Janice Miller

Steven Montes

Nicole O’Grady

Dan Olson

Audrey Pettit

Diane Plog

Claudia Quesada

Jessica Quintana

Howard Raddatz

Roz Rawson

Cash Register

Nancy Robinson

Lisa Rooney

Marsha Rush

Jim Salley

Evelyn Samples

Bryton Saxon

Sunny Schilter

Betsy Sell

Wendy Spring

Gary Starkweather

Ian Supra

Kristen Sydney

Cindy Taylor

Jim Thompson

Patrick Walsh

Mike Williams

Richard Wilton


Prayers for Healing

Clay Petonick  (Stephanie Sanders 3 yr old nephew) having a lot of blood tests to see what is causing him to be sick; prayers for favorable test results and proper treatment

Bryton Saxon at Shands now battling cancer; prayers for healing

Jesse Todd, age 3, diagnosed with blindness in one eye; prayers that with proper treatment the eye will strengthen and he can regain sight in that eye

Mike Fenno suffered a heart attack after returning home from visiting Florida to see his mother in the hospital; prayers that his open heart surgery will yield good results and complete healing

Barbara Mulholland prayers for continued healing from unexplained complications in her brain

Marlene Herrera has thyroid cancer; prayers for healing and strength

General Prayers

The Smith family, Mayla & Mary DeBonville safe travel as they go to Guatemala to support the Holy Cross mission in Amatitlan

Safe travel for the high school students as they leave on July 19th for a mission trip in North Carolina to help those in need