Current Sermon Series: Made New

Nehemiah 8:1-3,5-6,8-10, Ephesians 3:14-21, Luke 4:16-30


Rock the Universe – February 2nd

Rock the Universe at Universal is now being held in February. Saturday’s artists include Skillet, Bethel Music, Crowder, Francesca Battistelli, Micah Tyler, and Ledger. Tickets are $70 a person including taxes and fees if we get at least 10 people to go. If you are interested, email Lara Jackson with how many tickets you want.

Scout Sunday Pancake Breakfast – February 3rd

Boy Scouts will be making their pancakes on February 3rd after each morning services in the Community Center.

Annual CancerBank Poker Tournament – March 2nd

The 8th Annual CancerBank Poker Tournament is quickly approaching. Player registration is open at and we are currently accepting event sponsors and donations for the silent auction. If you have any questions or would like to sponsor or donate, please email Pastor Chris, or Lara Jackson,

Family Serve: Parking Help at Heathrow Arts Festival – March 2nd

We will be working with Holy Cross Lutheran Academy again this year to assist the Lake Mary ~ Heathrow Arts Festival with parking March 2nd (8:30-4:30) and 3rd (9:30-3:30). Shifts will be 2 hours long and those age 11 and up can easily help. Visit our Facebook Page event to lock in your time slot.

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 Question: Email Lara Jackson at


Announcements & Updates

Chili Cook-Off – January 27th

It’s going to get a little spicy!  Chili Cook-off scheduled at 2:00pm on Sunday, January 27th in the Community Center. Register your chili or to volunteer at

Calling All 8th-12th Grade HCLM Students

Have you heard about the amazing experiences that our high school students have every year on mission trip? We will be having an informational meeting on January 27th at 12:15 after the eleven o’clock service about this year’s High School Mission Trip. All students who are currently in grade 8-12 are welcome to attend.

Family Serve Road Clean Up – February 23rd

Join us for a fun morning with your family while we make a noticeable impact on our community. We will be cleaning up trash along Longwood Lake Mary Road. All ages are welcome. We are meeting at Star Child Academy on Longwood/Lake Mary Road to clean up our adopted road.

Altar Guild

Are you looking for a way to serve in the church?  We are looking for help with altar guild. For information, contact Chris Jennison (407-330-3275).

Dream Builders – February 22nd

Dream Builders, Holy Cross’ Women Build team, is hosting a BUNCO night, Friday February 22nd at Holy Cross Lake Mary Community Center.  Your $20 ticket will let you play for great prizes and includes drinks, snacks and desserts. To reserve your spot at the BUNCO table, you can contact Betty Hoyer ( or the church office. For information on Women Build & the Dream Builder, go to website at

Crawfish Boil – Mark Your Calendars!

The High School Mission Trip Crawfish Boil fundraiser will be on Saturday, March 30th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm. The ONE-DAY ticket sale will be on Sunday, February, 24th. Buy your tickets and see you at the Boil!

Prayer Teams Meeting – February 10th

Mark your calendar for the next Prayer Teams meeting on February 10th.

The Sharing Center Food Pantry

The Super Bowl is coming up next week …no matter who you’re cheering for you can help fill the “Soup Bowls” of families throughout Central Florida by donating canned soups and stews to our food drive for The Sharing Center Food Pantry.  They have a great need for food at this time and our donations are helping to feed families and individuals here in our community.  God Bless you all for your help, our Holy Cross Family is SOUPER!

How Has God Impacted Your Life?

Has God used Holy Cross to impact your life? We would love to hear about it! Visit to share your story.


L Team News

Book Club – January 28th

Join the Book Club on Monday, January 28th at 7:00pm for discussion of “The Immortalists” by Chloe Benjamin led by Jackie Grossi.

Last Thursday of the Month Dinner – January 31st

Join this group on Thursday, January 31st 5:30pm at Keller’s Barbeque (3697 Lake Emma Road Lake Mary, FL 32746). Call with your reservation by January 30th to Joanne Hench (407-322-6004).

Divine Dollies – February 5th

Join the ladies on February 5th at Marriott Hotel (1501 International Parkway Lake Mary) for lunch at 11:30am. To make reservations call Grace Chewning (407-322-8634) or Hilde Hoy (407-324-7616).

Second Tuesday Lunch Bunch – February 12th

Join the ladies on February 12th at Austin’s Buffet & Bakery located at 2300 W SR434 Longwood, FL 32779 for lunch at 11:30am. To make reservations call Sherry Fox (407-869-1341).

Real Men of Jesus

The group will not be meeting on Thursday, February 14th Valentine’s Day. Contact Chris Kutcher at for more information.


Prayers of the Church   

Prayers of Thanksgiving

Quinn Guenther as we celebrate her Baptism at the 11:00 service

Jessie Howe  (Karen von Lersner’s cousin’s daughter) had a scan showing her to be cancer free! She had surgery and more than a year of radiation and chemo treatments for brain cancer. She is finishing her student teaching now and will graduate in the spring. God is good!


Prayers in Loving Memory

Robin Spangler (Jamie Carriere’s Aunt) one year since her unexpected death


Prayers of Healing

Paul Short (Kathy Sinninger’s Brother) successful heart surgery and quick recovery

Mike Bair has a rare blood cancer

Elizabeth Cabrera for healing from gastrointestinal issues

Bob Rogers continued healing and full recovery from heart surgery

Cash Register (Liza Denton’s Brother) successful surgery for prostate cancer, prayers for peace, comfort and complete restoration of his health

Jean Skelly healing and speedy recovery from surgery

Steve Krauss successful neck /back surgery, relief of pain & full recovery

Dave Morrison full recovery from knee replacement surgery


General Prayer

Dan Olson safe travel to and from Arizona for grandson’s 5th birthday


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

Mike Bair

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

Lynne Kramer

Al Laruffa

Lori Luedtke

Jean Mactye

Larry Miller

Desmond Niburg

Dan Olson

Irmgard Pommerening

Sue Puglisi

Dawn Pursel

Karen Schlue

Jean Skelly

Gary Starkweather

Cash Register

Nancy Taggart

Will Thompson

Maria Valez


“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 (

Pastor Chris Johnson (

Executive Pastor CFLCN: Pastor Paul Hoyer (