Current Sermon Series: Red Letter Challenge: Week of Serving
Ezekiel 36:22-28, 1 Peter 4:7-11, Luke 5:4-11
Announcements & Updates
Voters’ Meeting on May 20th – 2:00pm at Lake Mary
Approval of Minutes from November 2017 Voters’ Meeting
2018-2019 Board of Directors
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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
VBS Camper registration is now open at HCLM.org/VBS. VBS week 1 will be June 4th-8th and week 2 will be June 11th-15th, both weeks are 9am-12pm daily. Campers must be going into VPK through 5th grade next year to register. Registration includes a music CD for each family. If you have any questions, please contact Lara Jackson at email@example.com.
VBS Volunteers Needed!
Calling all Adults, High Schoolers, and Middle Schoolers with a servant’s heart. We are looking for volunteers who love kids, singing, dancing, and hands on fun to help us make this year’s VBS the best yet! Volunteer registration and attendance at a training is REQUIRED. To register go to hclm.org/volunteer or for questions email Lara at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grab your sea shell in the Treasure Box in front of the Worship Center for SNACK donations to this year’s VBS Shipwrecked- Rescue by Jesus.
Red Letter Challenge – Week of Serving
Red Letter Challenge is our current sermon series and church wide event for six weeks. It is designed for you to follow along with the 40 day challenge yourself while experiencing Messages about the experience on Sundays. You can pick up the book from the church or online at HCLM.org/RLC/ for a suggested donation of $15.
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 email@example.com for more information or sign up!
Baby Bottle Campaign
Fill a bottle, save a life. The Pregnancy Center of Sanford exists to offer women alternatives. Help them raise awareness by supporting the baby bottle campaign for the month of May. Thank you for the awesome response! There is one baby bottle left. Everyone who took a bottle home, fill it up with coins or cash or a check and return it (even empties) to the church office by Friday, June 1st.
Family Serve – Grace and Grits May 23rd
Mark your calendar! Our next Grace and Grits date is Wednesday, May 23rd. More details to come. If you have questions talk to Pastor Matt.
We would like to personally congratulate you on your graduation from High School or College. We would like to recognize your accomplishment at Holy Cross on Sunday, May 20th. Make plans to attend Sunday Service as we congratulate you on your achievement. As part of our celebration, we would like to add a quick description of your plans after graduation. Please e-mail by Monday, May 14th to Sue Moffitt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
L Team News
Real Women of Jesus – May 16th
Ladies 18 and up- Mark your calendars for our first official meeting Wednesday, May 16th at 7:00pm in the Community Center (Fellowship Hall)! We have some fun games planned and some activities to get to know one another. We will have an open discussion about this L-Team and the direction that God would have it go and plan our first outing. Email Jen Johnson with any questions email@example.com.
JOY – May 17th
JOY (just older youth) is a new social group for 50+ adults. Our next meeting is on May 17th at 6:30pm in the Community Center. If you are interested in Food, Fun, and Fellowship, come join us. For this meeting, bring a sandwich or light supper with you. We will have a game night with a variety of board and card games to enjoy.
Book Club – May 21st
Join the Book Club on Monday, May 21st at 7:00pm for discussion of “Small Great Things” by Jodi Picoult led by Karen von Lersner.
BUNCO – May 22nd
Come fellowship and have FUN on Tuesday, May 22nd at 11:30am with brown bag lunch, games start at noon upstairs in the Children Center. Prizes awarded for most BUNCO, most wins, most losses, and whatever with bagged white elephant items provided by the players.
LWML Bible Study – May 23rd
Please join us for Bible Study in the Church Office Board Room at 6:30pm. After the Bible study, we will have a short business meeting. Contact Sharon Shyrock at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Prayers of the Church
Prayers of Thanksgiving
To All Our Mothers – Happy Mother’s Day!
Kristen & Sara “wishing you both a Happy Mother’s Day- Thank you for being great Moms to our grandchildren”
Easton Nelson as we celebrate his Baptism at the 11:00 service
Rod Underwood as he celebrates his 50th birthday (Altar flowers given by Kristin and Joey Underwood in honor of Rod’s birthday)
Prayers of Healing
Jean Fleischman (Sally Oyler’s Mom) healing from open heart surgery
Betty Walsh (Louis Lorenz’s Sister) for proper diagnosis & treatment
Mary Clark diagnosed with melanoma on forehead
Howard George (Jacqueline Litton’s Father) continued healing and full recovery from knee replacement surgery
Alex Fecher (Barbara Hartpence’s 18-yr-old Granddaughter) prayers of continued healing from blood clots and full recovery
Pastor Andrew Brunson American pastor being held in a prison in Turkey for the last 1 ½ years; pray to have him returned to his family
Tom K. pray that the Holy Spirit would open his heart to find Jesus
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 peace to the world.
Prayers for Healing from Cancer
Pastor Randall James
Hal Penley Sr
“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 (email@example.com); Pastor Chris Johnson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Executive Pastor CFLCN: Pastor Paul Hoyer (email@example.com)