Special Announcements

We Need Candy (Individually wrapped… LOTS)

Join us for Lake Mary’s biggest and best Trunk ‘R Treat, Oct 29th at 5pm, right here in the Holy Cross Parking Lot! We are bringing back the inflatable bounce house, inflatable obstacle course and a maze. 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 trunkrtreat.org.

L-Team Announcements

Ladies Book Club

From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. Join the ladies for a discussion on Mon., Sept 26th at 7PM in Room 203. A small snack will be provided.

Ladies Bible Study

This month’s Ladies Bible study (LWML) will be Sept 27th. The meeting will start at 6:30 with Bible study and the business meeting will follow in the Church Board Room. Hope to see you there! Any questions contact Sharon Shyrock at ssshyrock@yahoo.com.

I Got Bunco!

Take a spin of the dice at the Holy Cross Bunco luncheon. It’s BYOB (Bring Your Own Bag) lunch at 11:30 AM on Sept 27th. Dice down at noon. Prized White Elephants have been won and lost in seasons past. Prior experience not required.

Last Thursday Dinner Group

Nathaniel’s Steakhouse and Grill is the place to be on Sept 29th to have dinner with this group.  Nathaniel’s is located at 2485 South Park Ave, Sanford, 32771. RSVP to Joanne Hench (407-322-6004) by Sept 28th.

Royal Tea Room

Love this place, the food is great. The family that owns it are so funny, they are from London too so every thing is real English style. Which makes it even better. Our Divine Dollies will be sipping tea on Oct 4th, 11:30AM, at Royal Tea Room. To make reservations please call Patti Sanderhoff at 407-687-8631.

First Sunday of the Month Cookout

Oct 2nd the grills will be fired up and hamburgers/hot dogs will be ready after the 11:00 service. Our grill masters need help with the planning and preparation of this event. Please contact Helen Burns 407-302-4316 if you are able to help.

Surf Club

Get out your surfboards and join Pastor Matt on Sat., Oct 8th, 9AM at Frank Rendon Park, Daytona. Bring the whole family and come surfing or just hang out on the beach! Questions? Contact Pastor Matt and mwallis@hclm.org.


Do you love the outdoors? Want to meet new people? We will meet at JB’s Fish Camp in New Smyrna on Oct 8th. Contact Phil Current 419-631-1011 for more information.

And to Make it More Fun

The surfers and the kayakers will meet up at JB’s Fish Camp for lunch!

Pastor Paul and Pastor Chris Sunday Bible Study

At 9:30AM Pastors Paul and Chris will  lead a Bible study on the Book of Acts in the Fellowship Hall. We would love to see students attend Sunday School and parents attend this Bible Study and worship together at 11:00am!

General Announcements

Set the Thanksgiving Table

Help us provide a nice Thanksgiving Dinner for families in our community! This week we are collecting canned vegetables. Also, each family receives a Publix gift card valued at $15 to purchase a Turkey or Ham, your monetary donations will help us purchase these gift cards. No time to shop? Your $40 donation will pay for 1 family’s Thanksgiving dinner.

Guest Worship Leaders

On Oct 2nd we welcome Kevin Bueltman to lead worship and Oct 9th Chris Kutcher will be here. Come listen to these powerful Christian worship leaders.

Work Day

Holy Cross is working on a house on 3rd Street in Lake Mary. Volunteers are needed on Oct 1st, 9AM-Noon. Contact Pastor Matt (mwallis@hclm.org or 407-754-8035) for more information.


Pick up a bookmark in the narthex. These bookmarks were made for the congregation by the Academy Preschool children.

Are You Ready for Some Football?

Holy Cross runs Seminole Leagues, a sports ministry providing kids a safe and fun place to play sports.  We are now registering PreK4 through 5th grade for Flag Football.  Practices start the week of October 17th and are just one afternoon a week.  Games are on Saturday mornings and everything is at the Holy Cross Upper School Campus at 100 Aero Lane in Sanford.  Join us for our third season of Upward Flag Football for just $100.  Register today at www.SeminoleLeagues.com

Prayers of the Church

Prayers of Thanksgiving

Jan Kerns (Barb Rueh’s sister) last oncologist report states she is cancer free
Claira Maureen Smith as we celebrate her birth and for her mother, Maureen, that there were no complications from her C-section
Rian (Andy and Pamela Sadlon’s nephew) doing well, released from the hospital
Isaiah Hench (Craig and Joanne Hench’s grandson) as he celebrates his 9th birthday on Sept 28th

Prayers of Comfort for those who have lost loved ones

Midge Norris (Cindy Donaldson’s mother) Memorial Service Oct. 16 @ 1PM
Matthew Ugowe
Judy Cressman (Greg and Gyongi Cressman’s sister-in-law)

Prayers of Remembrance

Jeff Walters (Mistee Grunklee’s step brother)

Prayers for Healing

Cassandra White still struggling with the side effects of medications, has been in and out of the hospital; prayers that the doctors can reevaluate her medications so that she can make a full recovery
Keith Lovell (Gayle Curtis’ nephew) tumor found on his adrenal gland, possible cancer, further testing to be done; prayers for favorable test results and complete healing
Tim Mannino (Gayle Curtis’ nephew) having hip replacement surgery on Sept 28th; prayers for successful surgery and full recovery
Janette Faneite having a catheterization procedure; prayers for favorable results and full recovery
Kristen Morales recently diagnosed with diabetes; prayers for treatment to be successful and a return to good health
Gayle Lee (Dusty Netterstrom’s daughter) diagnosed with early colon cancer, having surgery; prayers for healing
Jack Cadden for favorable test results and a clear path forward, complete healing and return to excellent health
Jason Reimer (Doris Zentner’s grandnephew) 30 year old diagnosed with cancer; prayers for healing
Jennifer has been in the hospital for over a week, she has R.A., lupus and has lung issues; prayers for healing
Dawne Samson (Ivy Fernandez’ sister) has been diagnosed with cancer; prayers for complete restoration of health
George Ryan suffering from chronic migraines with visual distortions, weakness, fatigue and severe pain; prayers for healing and relief from these migraine attacks

General Prayers

Damianus Aditya prayers that he would come to know Christ and that God give Josephine strength during this difficult time
Maria (Mom) & Monica (Daughter) prayers for strength, patience and direction to find someone to take care of Mom at home

Prayers for Healing from Cancer

Wolfgang Ahl
Barbara Bechtold
Robert Bowes
Jack Cadden
Cherrie Case
Ivan Cintron
Jane Deed
Millie Diaz
Laura Doherty
Paige Elward
Carlton Graves
Jonell Hagle
Stacey Homra
Pastor Randall James
Megan Johnson
Carol Jusits
Jan Kerns
Ray Kerr
Mary LaPlante
Al Laruffa
Lori Luedtke
Heather Marvel
Reenee McGavock
Janice Miller
Fred Misener
Steven Montes
Desmond Niburg
Sam Niburg
Nicole O’Grady
Dan Olson
Audrey Pettit
Pamela Petty
Diane Plog
Claudia Quesada
Jessica Quintana
Marian Ritter
Marsha Rush
Jim Salley
Evelyn Samples
Bryton Saxon
Sunny Schilter
Bob Smith
Wendy Spring
Gary Starkweather
Tom Stein
Debbie Stevenson
Phil Stichler
Kristen Sydney
Shawn Taggart
Cindy Taylor
Jim Thompson
William Ulm
Patrick Walsh
Rayna Wendell
Richard Wilton