New Sermon Series: I Believe

 Genesis 15:1-6, Romans 3:19-26, Luke 16:19-31


I Believe. A Walk Through The Apostles’ Creed

Do you have questions like, what is God? Who is Jesus? How does salvation work? What is the church? Then join us for our new sermon series, I Believe. We will be taking a look at the Apostles’ Creed, an ancient confession of the church, to see how it gives Biblically based answers to these questions and more!


Announcements & Updates

Be Our Guest!

If you are new to Holy Cross, thank you for the opportunity to worship with you today. Please feel free to stop by the Welcome Center in the courtyard just outside the Worship Center to enjoy a cup of coffee and pastry with us in between services. Also, take the opportunity to fill out an Engage Card there to get a Holy Cross T-Shirt, Mug, or Magnet. We look forward to getting to know you!

Sunday Morning First Time Guest Parking

We want to welcome our first time guests by providing parking spaces. If possible, please leave designated front parking spaces for our visitors.

Bible Studies Cancelled 

Pastor Paul’s Sunday and Wednesday Bible Studies will not be held for 2 weeks; dates affected are June 3rd, 6th, 10th and 13th.

Save the Date – August 5th

We are pleased to announce that Ethan Spira has accepted the call to join us as the School Chaplain Holy Cross Lutheran Academy. There will be an installation service on August 5th at 2:00PM at Holy Cross Lake Mary with a reception and grocery shower for Ethan and Kim to follow. To assist with the reception contact Kathy Sinninger (

Holy Cross 101 – June 13th

Pastor Matt is offering a onetime new member class in the Community Center on Wednesday, June 13th from 6:00pm-9:00pm. It will be a meet & greet with other new people, a Q & A with Pastor Matt and an introductions to our beliefs.  A light dinner will be provided.  If you plan on attending, please contact Pastor Matt at

Middle School Summer Adventures Await!

Middle School Adventures don’t have to stop just because summer is here. Join us for First Wednesdays Summer Edition! We will be going to Planet Obstacle, having a day trip to the beach, and a day trip to the river. Visit for dates, times, and to register. For questions email Lara Jackson at

Last VBS Training Session in the Community Center

Sunday, June 3rd – 12:30pm-2:00pm

Collecting Cereal – Sharing Center

Hello, Captain Crunch! We will be collecting cereal for the month of June for the Sharing Center. Our Shipwrecked VBS campers will partner with us to collect as many boxes of cereal that we can. Summer is a difficult time for some families because the children no longer get free or discounted lunches and breakfasts. Cereal is great for either meal. Watch the tower grow!

Smiling Faces Wanted!

Do you love meeting new people and are looking for a low time commitment way to serve Holy Cross? We are looking for smiling faces to man the Welcome Center Cart between services. Talk to Pastor Matt or email Lara Jackson at for more information or sign up!

Baby Bottle Campaign

Thank you to all who took a bottle to fill! Reminder: please return bottles (even empties) back to the church office.

Position Opening Lower Campus

Holy Cross Lutheran Academy is looking for someone to perform daily cleaning and light maintenance for next school year. This is a part time position (2:00PM – 7:00PM 5 Days per week). It will be starting August 1st. Please contact Dennis McGavock if interested (


L Team News

No First Sunday of the Month Cook-out – June 3rd

We will not be having the first Sunday of the month cook-out after the 11:00am service today.

Divine Dollies – June 5th

Join the ladies on June 5th at Outback in Sanford for lunch at 11:30am. To make reservations call Laura Seelen (407-203-7291).

Second Tuesday Lunch Bunch – June 12th

Join the ladies on June 12th at Bahama Breeze located at 1540 Rinehart Rd. Sanford, FL 32771 at 11:30am for lunch. Call (407-203-7291) Laura Seelen to reserve spot.

Real Men of Jesus – June 14th

Calling all men, high school and up, who seek a deeper community connection with other men. Come join our Pastor Chris Johnson and Chris Kutcher on Thursday, June 14th at 6:30pm for food, fun times, and dig deeper into community together along with some wild and crazy fun. Invite your friends and see you there!

JOY – June 21st

JOY (just older youth) is a social group for 50+ adults. Our next meeting is on June 21st at 6:30pm. We will meet at the Patio Grill in Sanford for dinner. If you are interested in Food, Fun, and Fellowship, come join us.

LWML Bible Study – June 28th

We are moving our monthly Bible study to the 4th Thursday each month at 6:30 PM in the Community Center (Fellowship Hall). Please mark your calendar for June 28th and July 26th. These will be our summer Bible studies. We hope to continue on Thursday nights in the Fall and also add an additional fellowship night.  If you have any questions, please contact Sharon Shyrock at


Prayers of the Church   

Prayers of Thanksgiving

Don & Barb Rueh as they celebrate their 56th wedding anniversary on June 3rd


Prayers of Healing

Juan Laureano (Javier Rosario’s brother-in-law) hospitalized and having surgery; prayers for good outcome and full recovery

Irmgard Pommerening tested for pancreatic cancer; prayers for proper treatment and complete recovery

Tosha Feldmann having severe headaches; prayers for proper diagnosis and treatment after results of MRI for head pain

Pastor Paul Hoyer has been dealing with an issue affecting his eye & vision; prayers for healing and restoration

Mary Warren  prayers for successful 6/6 double mastectomy surgery


General Prayers

Noel Boerger & 9 UCF Students group going to Botswana Africa to study & teach; prayers for safety and blessings


We pray today for our nation and our world. We ask that God would be with all of our leaders and elected officials; we pray that He would bring peace to the world, an end to violence and especially watch over Christians that are facing persecution.


Prayers for Healing from Cancer

Laurie Adami

Barbara Bechtold

Robert Bowes

Karen Brett

Texann Buck

Jack Cadden

Kathy Carr

Andrea Clark

Lucy Clark

Mary Clark

Karen Dunn

Herbert Eckstein

Wendy Eisenhower

Jamie Fabozzi

Al Follett

Carla Ford

Daisy Gartner

Rileigh Hanson

Martha Herring

Steve Homan

Marlin Houser

Jessie Howe

Pastor Randall James

Jan Kerns

Mandi King

Kevin Kittelson

Lynne Kramer

Al Laruffa

Lori Luedtke

Jean Mactye

Janice Miller

Desmond Niburg

Dan Olson

Hal Penley Sr

Irmgard Pommerening

Sue Puglisi

Lori Rockey

Jody Santopietro

Karen Schlue

Deanne Tanner

Will Thompson

Mary Warren



“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 (