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


Opening Prayer

Approval of Minutes from November 2017 Voters’ Meeting

Operations Report

Pastor’s Report

Old Business

Call Update

New Business

2018-2019 Board of Directors

2018-2019 Budget

Closing Prayer


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

VBS Registration

VBS Camper registration is now open at 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

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 or for questions email Lara at

VBS Donations

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 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 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.

2018 Graduates

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


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

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 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


General Prayers

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

Laurie Adami

Barbara Bechtold

Robert Bowes

Karen Brett

Jack Cadden

Kathy Carr

Andrea Clark

Lucy 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

Sue Puglisi

Kathy Ratchford

Lori Rockey

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 (