Epiphany Sunday

Isaiah 60:1-6, Ephesians 1:3-14, Matthew 2:1-12


Next Sermon Series

We are beginning a new sermon series next week that is Christ-centered, grace-filled and relevant for this year!  It is “Made New”, where we look at our newness in Christ through the book of Ephesians.  Join us as we Live, Love and Learn together in Christ!


If you purchased a poinsettia for the Christmas Season, you can take it home today. Thank you.

Christmas Decorations – January 12th

We need help to take down Christmas decorations. Please come and help on Saturday, January 12th at 9:00am.

Mercy Me Concert – May 4, 2019

The Church has purchased Mercy Me tickets for $30. To purchase tickets: pay in office or order online through hclm.org/mercyme. Question: Email Lara Jackson at ljackson@hclm.org.


Announcements & Updates

Calendar of Events – 2019

Prayer Service – January 20th @ 5:00PM
Chili Cook Off – January 27th
Scout Sunday – February 3rd following all Services
Cancerbank Poker Tournament – March 2nd @ 6:00PM HCLA Upper
Ash Wednesday Service – March 6th @ 7:00PM
Lenten Bible Study – Wednesday Nights During Lent @ 6:00PM
Early Communion Classes – Wednesday Nights starting March 13th
16th Annual Crawfish Boil March 30th @ 6:30PM

Easter Experience – April 14th @ 9:30AM
Maundy Thursday April 18th @7:00 PM
Good Friday April 19th @7:00 PM
Easter Services April 21st – 6:30AM, 8:00AM,9:30AM & 11:00AM
Vacation Bible School – June 10th- – June 14th & June 17th – June 21st
Middle School Camp – Dates TBA
High School Mission Trip – July 14th – July 20th
Trunk R Treat – October 26th @ 5:00PM – 8:00PM
Experience Bethlehem – December 7th @5:30PM
Christmas Eve Services – December 24th @ 6:00PM, 8:00PM, 11:00PM
Christmas Day Services – December 25th @ 9:30AM

Prayer Team Meeting – January 13th

Mark your calendar for the upcoming meeting.

Holy Cross 101 – January 16th

HC101 is a new member class where we learn about who we are as a church, what we do and what we believe.  It is a one night class starting at 6pm.  It is relaxed and fun, and we share a light meal together.  Contact Pastor Matt for more information or to register at mwallis@hclm.org.

Prayer Service – January 20th

We would like to invite you to come to Holy Cross Prayer Service on Sunday, January 20th at 5:00pm in the Worship Center. We encourage you to join our prayer teams and pastors for a night of prayer and worship. Bring all of your concerns, physical, mental and spiritual and leave them at the altar that night.

Chili Cook-Off – January 27th

It’s going to get a little spicy!  Chili Cook-off scheduled in the afternoon on Sunday, January 27th in the Community Center. Register your chili or to volunteer at hclm.org/chili.

Spira Baby Shower – January 26th

A baby shower for Pastor Ethan and Kim Spira will be held on Saturday, January 26th at Holy Cross Lake Mary Community Center at 1:00pm.  They would like to invite the congregation to join them for light snacks, a few games, and great conversation.  Please let Kim’s Mom know if you’re attending by January 17th.  RSVP by email, text or a phone call to Cheryl Adams (caadams123@yahoo.com), 317-319-4970. Gifts are optional.

Your 2018 Giving Statement

Giving statements for 2018 can be retrieved online at hclm.org/give. For contributions that exceed $250.00, it will be mailed by January 31st. If you have any questions, please call the church office, 407-333-0797.

Altar Guild

Are you looking for a way to serve in the church?  We are looking for help with altar guild. If interested and for information, contact Chris Jennison at jenn3275@bellsouth.net or 407-330-3275.


L Team News

Second Tuesday Lunch Bunch – January 8th

Join the ladies on January 8th at Toojays in Lake Mary at 11:30am for lunch. Call Alice Clark to make reservations at 407-323-3109.

Real Men of Jesus – January 10th

Calling all men, high school and up, who seek a deeper community connection with other men. Come join us on January 10th at 6:30pm location to be announced. Contact Chris Kutcher at ckutcher@hclm.org.

Coffee with Friends – January 10th

Come to Panera Bread on Sun Drive for coffee and girl-talk with your friends from church.  We’ll be there on Thursday, January 10th at 7:00pm for an hour of fun and relaxation. If you have any questions, please contact Sharon Shyrock at ssshyrock@yahoo.com.

JOY – January 17th

JOY (just older youth) is a social group for 50+ adults. For information, contact Denny McCombs at 317-919-7969 or at lindenmc@gmail.com.

BUNCO – January 22nd

Come fellowship and have FUN on Tuesday, January 22nd at 11:30am with brown bag lunch, games start at noon in the Community Center. Prizes awarded for most BUNCO, most wins, most losses, and whatever with bagged white elephant items provided by the players.


Prayers of the Church   

Prayers of Thanksgiving

For the New Year as we celebrate new beginnings

Jean Carlson as she celebrated her 93rd birthday


Prayers of Healing

Ron Taylor in motorcycle accident, several broken bones; prayers for healing and full recovery

Irma James (widow of Pastor Randall James) additional repair surgery on femur fracture

Barbara Hartpence continued healing from femur fracture surgery; welcomes visits at Lake Mary Health/Rehab

Debra Winters (aka Mrs. Beebs) had surgery due to Buerger’s Disease; prayers for healing and recovery


General Prayer

Christina Shaffer for God’s guidance and provisions as she moves to New York City on January 22nd


We pray today for our nation and our world. We ask that God would be with all of our leaders and elected officials.


Prayers for Healing from Cancer

Barbara Bechtold

Robert Bowes

Karen Brett

Texann Buck

Becky Burrell

Jack Cadden

Kathy Carr

Theresa Ciullo

Andrea Clark

Karen Dunn

Wendy Eisenhower

Joey DiFazio

Jamie Fabozzi

Tosha Feldmann

Al Follett

Carla Ford

Michael Francis

Jerry Gross

Dana Grimes

Courtney Guenther

Dennis Halloran

Bob Hamilton

Rileigh Hanson

Saundria Henderson

Martha Herring

Steve Homan

Marlin Houser

Jessie Howe

Lynne Kramer

Al Laruffa

Lori Luedtke

Jean Mactye

Desmond Niburg

Dan Olson

Irmgard Pommerening

Sue Puglisi

Karen Schlue

Jean Skelly

Gary Starkweather

Nancy Taggart

Deanne Tanner

Will Thompson

Maria Valez

Lindsey Williams


“Casting a light to help those who are lost find their way in Christ”


Sunday Services at 8:00am, 9:30am and 11:00am in the Worship Center

Monday Service at 6:30pm in the Community Center

Pastor Matt Wallis (mwallis@hclm.org)

Pastor Chris Johnson (chrisj@hclm.org)

Executive Pastor CFLCN: Pastor Paul Hoyer (paul@hclm.org)