First Sunday Cookout – Today!
It’s time to get cooking! Looking for the best volunteer job ever…grillmaster. If you would like to help out at the cookouts contact Pastor Matt at Come have lunch with us.

200 Baskets for the Sharing Center
We are way behind in collection for the Sharing Center. Please pick up a list in the narthex and bring in the food items next week. If you’ve been too busy to shop we can do the shopping for you, a $40 donation will provide food for a family in our community to enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner in their home.  Also, each family receives a Publix gift card valued at $10 to purchase a Turkey or Ham, your monetary donations will help us purchase these gift cards.

Voters’ Meeting
when – Nov 15th, 3PM
where – Lake Mary Campus
agenda – Opening Prayer
Reports from Network Sites
Plant and Build Update
Closing Prayer

Red Hat Ladies – Divine Dollies
The food was excellent, the prices were cheap, and the service was impeccable! A short drive down Lake Mary Blvd and you will arrive at Appleton’s where the ladies will be having lunch. Join them on Nov 3rd at 11:30AM. Make reservations by calling Patti May at 407-221-2028.

November Family Serve
We have our next family serve on Saturday, November 14th at 9:00am. We will meet at StarChild Academy on Longwood/Lake Mary Road and clean up our adopted road. If we get enough volunteers we can get this done pretty fast! Please bring a trash “grabber” (we have a few) and some gloves. For more information or to RSVP, please email Pastor Chris at

You’re invited!
Please join the ladies of Holy Cross as we host other ladies from other central Florida Lutheran churches at November 7th for our Fall Rally. Registration begins at 8:00 (fee $7) and the day includes a worship service and a luncheon. We are collecting soap for the Clean the World organization and our servant event will be making personal hygiene kits for the needy. If you have any questions please contact Sharon Shyrock @ 407-719-2409 or

Second Tuesday Lunch Bunch
Authentic and fun. Charming English owners have transformed this shop in to a piece of heaven everything is cooked fresh and the quality and service is exceptional. For a slice of London life join the ladies on Nov 10th as they have tea at the Royal’s Tea Room, 101 N Country Club Rd, Lake Mary. You must RSVP by Nov 3rd to Joanne Hench 407-322-6004.

Holy Cross Lutheran Academy Open House
HCLA is having an open house at our lower campus on Tuesday, Nov 10 from 1-5 pm.  If you have an upcoming Kindergarten through 4th grader and are looking for a great Christian education, we invite you to attend.  We will provide tours throughout the afternoon.  For additional information about HCLA, visit or call 407-936-3636 #4. The lower campus address is 5450 Holy Cross Ct, Sanford.  Between our 3 campuses we serve students and families from Preschool through High School.

We’ve got spirit, yes we do.  We’ve got spirit, how ‘bout you?
Cheerleading Coach Needed – Do you love Cheer?  We need help at Holy Cross Lutheran Academy creating a Cheer Program.  Our school continues to grow, and so does our pride and the opportunities to share it!  Our middle and high school is looking for someone to share their enthusiasm for the sport and help lead our Crusaders at pep rallies, basketball games and other events!  If you are interested, please contact Athletic Director, Matt Martin,

We could use your help!
Holy Cross Lutheran Academy will be helping at the Heathrow Arts Festival on November 14th and 15th.  We are in need of people to assist with parking on both days.  If you or your family could assist for a 2-hour time slot, please go to or contact the Upper School office at 407-936-3636 #3.  Saturday we need help between 1:00 and 5:00 and Sunday we need help between 10:00 and 4:00. This is a great way to be in the community and help spread the word about HCLA.

Prayers of Thanksgiving
Robert Bowes recently had a scan which shows he has no cancer

Prayers in Loving Memory of Loved Ones
Irene Cembor (Joanne Hench’s mother)

Prayers for Healing
Claudia White 14 year old girl who suffers with epilepsy; prayers for healing and strength as she copes with the complications from epilepsy
Deborah Domroski has neck pains, headaches and vision issues, having an MRI of her brain; prayers for favorable test results, a proper diagnosis and peace
Wolfgang Ahl (Rob Sinninger’s uncle) had surgery for cancer; prayers for healing and that he becomes cancer free
Bob Cembor (Joanne Hench’s brother) had cataract surgery on Oct 21st and will have cataract surgery again on Oct 28th; prayers for successful surgery and healing
Carla Mosca undergoing tests; prayers for favorable results
Mike Nicolosi has stage 4 stomach cancer that has spread to his lungs, abdomen and shoulder; prayers for healing,comfort and peace
Anette Johansson having headaches; prayers for favorable results from her CT scan
John Koury has had a stroke with seizures, doctors are still determining the best course of treatment; prayers that God gives guidance to the medical team and comfort to the family
Nellie Towers (Pamela Sadlon’s mother) undergoing testing; prayers for favorable results
Joan Willman (Pamela Sadlon’s Aunt) readmitted to the hospital for an infection; prayers for healing
Chris Jennison had surgery; prayers for healing and a speedy recovery
John Piros emergency surgery for a brain hemorrhage; prayers for full recovery, prayers for his family as they deal with this trauma
Bert Cook cervical disc surgery; prayers for healing and full recovery
Susan Ashcraft (friend of Mary DeBonville) prayers for successful surgery and a full & speedy recovery
Joyce Guckert having heart problems; prayers for healing

Prayers for Healing from Cancer

Wolfgang Ahl
Barbara Bechtold
Robert Bowes
Amanda Broughton
Jack Cadden
Ivan Cintron
Jane Deed
Millie Diaz
Paige Elward
Liz Foster
Carlton Graves
Scott Harding
Jonell Hagle
Stacey Homra
Pastor Randall James
Megan Johnson
Carol Jusits
Maria Katz
Al Laruffa
Lori Luedtke
Don Lundberg
Heather Marvel
Rob May
Bruce Mensing
Ethel McLeod
Janice Miller
Fred Misener
Steven Montes
Desmond Niburg
Sam Niburg
Nicole O’Grady
Dan Olson
Audrey Pettit
Diane Plog
Claudia Quesada
Jessica Quintana
Howard Raddatz
Lisa Rooney
Marsha Rush
Jim Salley
Mike Salisbury
Evelyn Samples
Bryton Saxon
Sunny Schilter
Susan Shultz
Wendy Spring
Gary Starkweather
Debbie Stevenson
Phil Stichler
Brandon Stone
Ian Supra
Kristen Sydney
Cindy Taylor
Jim Thompson
Patrick Walsh
Richard Wilton