Emmeline Best Ticconi

Memorial/Celebration for Emmeline Best will be June 11, 2015 at 7 pm Holy Cross Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Holy Cross Lutheran Church or Vitas 2201 Lucein Way Maitland Fl 32751.


Starting June 14th we will be suspending Brunch until further notice. It has become cost prohibitive to serve brunch weekly, we will still have coffee in the courtyard and in the Fellowship Hall.
Attention VBS Volunteers!

It’s the final countdown to the 2015 Everest Vacation Bible School!

We are so excited to have you on our team! We have scheduled a Volunteer Training sessions today at 12:30, pizza provided, in the Fellowship Hall. Our goal is to prepare you for an amazing expedition and provide you with the tools you need to help kids discover God’s mighty power. You will also find out your volunteer role and responsibilities. It is required that you attend one of these sessions. Please contact the church office if you have any questions.

Take a Hand or a Gingerbread Man!

You will notice a barrel in the narthex that is covered with little hands and gingerbread men. On them are written items that VBS still needs to make the two weeks successful. Please take a hand and/or gingerbread man and return with the items as soon as possible. Thank you!

It’s Cereal Time

Summer is a tough time for many families trying to keep food on the table. As we have done in the past, we will be collecting cereal for the month of June to donate to the Sharing Center. We are going to be getting a lot of help from the children and volunteers who attend VBS.

Second Tuesday Lunch Bunch

Colorado Prime Steakhouse is a great place to unwind. The Smoked Prime Rib is Amazing! The entire Menu looks great. The Chuck Wagon Salad is also yummy with hot bacon dressing. Daily Lunch Specials! Lunch Bunch is going on June 9th at 11:30AM, want to join them? If you do call Anna Litton 407-322-9375 to make reservations.

Young Women

Are you a woman between the ages of 18 and 40?
Do you want to get away for the weekend?
Would you like to spend some time getting closer to God?
If you answered “yes” to all  of the above, then text Sharon Shyrock at 407-719-2409 or e-mail ssshyrock@yahoo.com to find our more about attending the Lutheran Women in Mission Retreat at the Sirata Resort in St. Petersburg, Florida this coming September 26-28, 2015.

Bean Bag Chairs Needed

Seminole Leagues, Holy Cross’ very own sports ministry, is quite proud of our first year. At our Aero Lane Campus, we hosted an Upward Sports Program that saw 172 different kids participate in one of our leagues. This summer we are hosting summer sports camps for incoming 3rd -8th grades and are creating a room for them to “recharge”. It is our vision to have this room filled with bean bag chairs…for them to escape the heat. If you have an old one or can pick one up while you are out and about, please donate it to the Church Office.

Sports and Wacky Games

All Summer Long (June 8th – July 31st), Holy Cross, through its Sports Ministry (Seminole Leagues) will be offering full day camps for older kids. This active camp is designed for kids entering 3rd-8th grade and will be at 100 Aero Lane (HCLA Middle and High School Campus) in Sanford. The camp opens at 8am and runs until 4pm at a cost of $175 per child. Aftercare is available until 5:30 for an extra fee. Kids will be split into two age groups and spend the day learning and playing new sports and wacky games. Each day includes snacks and daily swimming in our on-campus pool! For more information, please visit www.seiminoleleagues.com or call 407-915-JUMP(5867).

Will Bequests and Living Trust Distributions

Will bequests and living trust distributions give property, after our earthly life, to people we consider “family”. Does the Lord’s work fit within your concept of “family”/ Contact our Gift planning Counselor, Robin Paris, by calling her at 937-477-9713 (cell); 407-333-0797, ext 1103, or emailing her at Robin.Paris@Ifnd.org. She will be happy to assist you.

The 12th Annual Thrivent Day with the Rays

This year’s game will have the Tampa Bay Rays taking on the Houston Astros on Saturday, July 11th at 4:10PM. Group tickets cost $25!  The Rays have upgraded the tickets to the Lower Reserved section. to get the group rate we will need 10 people to sign up, please see Carolyn in the church office for tickets.

Prayers of Thanksgiving

Eric Olson and Amanda Myron that God bless them as they get married this weekend
Isabella Pingel as she celebrated her 11th birthday on June 3rd
Sean Cadden continued remission of his leukemia
Nancy Robinson continued remission of her ovarian cancer

Prayers of Comfort for Those Who have Lost Loved Ones

Emmeline Best
Susan Hansen (Craig Hench’s cousin)
Bonnie Moss

Prayers for Healing from Cancer

Barbara Bechtold
Debra Goodwin
Robert Bowes
Amanda Broughton
Sean Cadden
Beverly Caouette
Judy Chapman
Wendy Ciallella
Ivan Cintron
Sharon Coe
Franshelly Cruz
Millie Diaz
Adam Ehling
Paige Elward
Pete Engilis
Wendy Feathers
Crystal Ferrell
Ray Fox
Robyn Freeman
Andy Frey
Carroll Geesaman
Carlton Graves
Jonell Hagle
Stacey Homra
Pastor Randall James
Megan Johnson
Carol Jusits
Ron Kesselring
Anya Lamar
Al Laruffa
Lori Luedtke
Heather Marvel
Rob May
Ethel McLeod
Frank Miller
Janice Miller
Fred Misener
Steven Montes
Paula Morin
Margaret Mueller
Nicole O’Grady
Dan Olson
Audrey Pettit
Diane Plog
Michelle Przemieniecki
Claudia Quesada
Jessica Quintana
Howard Raddatz
Roz Rawson
Cash Register
Nancy Robinson
Lisa Rooney
Marsha Rush
Jim Salley
Evelyn Samples
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

James Brucker a teacher at Lake Tech suffered a brain aneurysm and is in ICU, he had successful surgery; prayers for healing and strength as it will be a long recovery
Charlee Klaus a 2 year old hospitalized with mono; prayers for healing and speedy recovery
Nicole O’Grady has liver cancer and is going through her 5th round of chemo; prayers for strength and healing
Barbara Bechtold fighting bone cancer, her labs are very critical, she had to stop chemo; prayers for strength and pain control
Fred Misener (Kristin McAllan’s Dad) diagnosed with cancer; prayers for healing
Mary Cembor had knee replacement; prayers for healing and speedy recovery
Kimberly diagnosed with lupus; prayers for strength and healing
Sally hospitalized with kidney failure; prayers for healing
Mike LaPeters having internal bleeding; prayers that doctors can find the source and correct it
Karen Beth in critical condition after valve replacement, has heart-lung complications; prayers for healing and full recovery
Liz Foster recently diagnosed with breast cancer; prayers for proper treatment and healing
Don Steinbach (Jeff Steinbach’s father) had open heart surgery is at home; prayers for healing and complete recovery
Joan Degregoria (friend of Grace Chewning) having surgery to remove a kidney due to cancer; prayers for successful surgery and complete recovery
Pastor Jim Timmons had abdominal surgery in ICU; prayers for healing and complete

General Prayers

Donna Ingino (Renee Hays sister) is studying for the bar exam; prayers that she will pass and have the energy to do what she needs to do
Amanda Casey safe travel to and from Ecuador