The Lutheran Women in Mission (LWML)
invite you to join them for Brunch  TODAY to celebrate LWML Sunday. Donations will go towards “Mites” which are funds donated for mission grants. One of our local organizations, Redeeming Life Maternity Home, is a beneficiary of “mites” donated to help continue the work of Jesus. We are His Hands and His feet…called to serve Him in the mission field where we are.

The Table in DeLand to add a traditional worship service
The Table is one of Holy Cross’s sister churches located on the south side of DeLand.  They have been gathering for Sunday morning worship since February of this year.  Beginning November 8th they will add a traditional worship service, featuring Lutheran liturgy, at 8:30am on Sundays.  If you or someone you know lives in western Volusia county and prefers traditional worship, check out what’s going on at The Table.  There will be a special “preview” of the traditional style worship service on October 25th at 10am, with every week traditional worship beginning November 8th at 8:30am.  Find out more about The Table online at or on Facebook at

We Need Candy (Individually wrapped… LOTS)
Join us for Lake Mary’s biggest and best Trunk ‘R Treat, Oct 24th at 5pm, right here in the Holy Cross Parking Lot! We are bringing back the inflatable bounce house, inflatable obstacle course and a dunk tank. We will have hot dogs to roast over the open fire pit and  LOTS OF CANDY!  So whether you are a little kid or a kid at heart, there is something for everyone. Kids can visit dozens of trunks in costume and safely collect candy.  To register your trunk or volunteer, go to

Second Tuesday Lunch Bunch
Consistently good food and service, the tortilla soup is wonderful. Add to that the yummy bread and good service, and you can’t go wrong,… Our Lunch Bunch is dining at Outback Steakhouse in Sanford on Oct 13th at 11:30AM. To make reservations please call Maxine Rzepka 407-323-7362 or Arlene Worden 407-321-3739.

Fall Flea Market
Lutheran Haven is having their fall flea market on Saturday, Oct 24th, 8AM – 2:30PM. Low prices on clothing, furniture, artwork, collectibles and much more! Stay for lunch, hot dogs, hamburgers, popcorn and drinks. Lutheran Haven is located on Aloma Ave and Chapman Road in Oviedo.

Calling All Men!
Join Pastor Chris on October 15 at 7pm for the first Real Men of Jesus L-team in the Fellowship Hall. We will have barbecue from 4 Rivers and a cornhole tournament. But more importantly, we will get together to hare experiences and have a great time. Questions? Contact Pastor
Chris at

In the Beginning…
Join us for an historical, geographical, and Biblical journey through the Old Testament beginning in Genesis. We meet Sunday mornings starting today at 9:30AM in the church office conference room.

Can You Help?  
Holy Cross Lutheran is sponsoring the next Lutheran Women in Mission Rally to be held on November 7th. The luncheon will include potluck salads. Can you volunteer to bring a salad or a brunch item for the morning during registration? Please see sign up sheet in the fellowship hall during the LWML Brunch to sign up or email Sharon Shyrock @ to volunteer to bring items or help serve during the rally. We’d LOVE to have many of you share in the worship of that day and join in “Singing Praises” to our Lord.

Please Donate Soap
Used or new bars of soap will be collected and donated to the Clean the World Organization sponsored by LWML Please look for a donation box in the narthex to put your donated soaps (NO liquid soaps please).

Gift Planning
Charitable Trusts allow faithful Lutheran Christian stewards these benefits: substantial tax savings, like capital gain avoidance and income tax deductions, the production of regular income, and increased generosity.  Call Robin Paris at 407-333-0797, Ext. 1103 or email: to see how this can work for you.

Prayers of Thanksgiving
Oyler family prayer of thanksgiving for answered prayers

Prayers in Loving Memory
Stanley and Irene Cembor (Joanne Hench’s parents)

Prayers for Healing
Joyce Guckert having heart problems; prayers for healing
Kevin Whitefield recovering at home after a hospitalization following a fall sustaining several broken bones; prayers for healing and full recovery
Blackie Horst (Ashley Rivera’s grandfather) had bypass surgery, still in ICU; prayers for improvement and healing
Nellie Towers (Pam Sadlon’s mother) hospitalized with chest pain; prayers for favorable test results and healing
John Crawford has had several surgeries to remove cancer, the doctors removed the cancer but he is hospitalized because of an infection; prayers for healing and a full recovery
Jordan McCaskill young college student whose body is rejecting her lung transplant, she needs another transplant; prayers for strength, a perfect match for the lung transplant, successful surgery and healing
Marco being treated for small cell cancer; prayers for healing
Karen Lorenz recovering from a stroke; prayers for strength and healing
Jennifer Gonzalez had thyroid surgery; prayers for favorable results and complete recovery
Chris Litwin (Alex & Carolyn Litwin’s son) had knee surgery; prayers for healing and speedy recovery
Joan Willman (Pam Sadlon’s Aunt) had bypass surgery, prayers for healing and complete recovery
Diane Mazro (Pam Sadlon’s Aunt) end stage ovarian cancer that has metastasized to her brain and other organs hospice says she is “in and out of it” and in transition; prayers for comfort and peace
Marian Reeves recovering from open heart surgery; prayers for healing and full recovery
Monica Steffy (Denise Thompson’s co-worker’s daughter) was hospitalized with severe headaches and blindness in one eye, now at home prayers for healing
Sue Puglisi having testing done; prayers for favorable results
Don Lundberg (Dave Lundberg’s brother) has cancer; prayers for healing
Debbie Stevenson (friend of John Dole) has cancer receiving chemo; prayers for healing
Jane Deed (John Dole’s cousin) has cancer, undergoing chemo; prayers for healing
Mel Dole (John Dole’s brother) having heart problems; prayers for healing

General Prayers
Bob and Hilde Hoy safe travel to Germany for their 5 week visit with family

Prayers for Healing from Cancer

Barbara Bechtold
Robert Bowes
Amanda Broughton
Jack Cadden
Ivan Cintron
Jane Deed
Millie Diaz
Paige Elward
Bette Flynn
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