Current Sermon Series: Seasons: Death To Life

Numbers 21:4-9, James 1:22-27, John 16:23-33


Sixth Sunday of Easter


Current Sermon Series – Seasons: Death To Life

Here we will deal with issues of sin and death in the world that transition into life and victory through the resurrection of Christ.  Come join us for this important season.


Streaming To Your Home

Our services will be streamed for your convenience during this challenging time. Choose Facebook if you are a Facebook user, otherwise, watch on Many streaming devices such as Roku and Chromecast support Youtube Streaming allowing you to watch from your TV.

Communion – May 24th

Drive through communion will be offered on Sunday, May 24th from 11:00am-12:00pm (noon). Join us in the Lord’s Supper from the social distance of your car. We will be wearing our masks and using gloves to keep things sanitary.

Voters’ Meeting

The May 2020 Voters’ Meeting will be postponed with details to follow at a later date.

Tithes & Offerings

We give because we recognize that God has blessed us immensely and so we honor Him by giving back to Him out of our tithes and offerings. You can give online at or mail to church address at 780 N Sun Drive, Lake Mary, FL 32746.

Prayer Requests

We have always believed in the power of prayer. If there is something weighing on your mind or want to submit a prayer, let us know through our prayer request form or e-mail

Unscripted Live Video

Join the Pastors Monday thru Thursday at 1:30pm for live video “Unscripted” on or Holy Cross Facebook page.


Announcements & Updates

L-Team – Garden for God

A new L-Team is forming – Garden for God!  This L-Team will be working on the gardens at Holy Cross.  Individuals or families will choose one of the gardening areas, clean it out and/or add to it to beautify the property.  Interested?  Contact Chris Jennison – and reserve your space.  If you enjoy gardening or would like to work in a garden, this team is for you.

Wednesday Bible Study

Join Pastor Paul for Wednesday evening Bible Study at 5:30pm.

Youth – Middle and High Schoolers

We know life is a funny place right now, but we’d love to share promises of hope and peace and joy! Join us on Sunday nights on Zoom: Middle school will meet from 6p-6:45p, High school from 7:15p-8p, and between sessions (6:45p-7:15p) we’ll play a little trivia with both groups!

Topic: HCLM Youth Ministry

Meeting ID: 775 5952 5593

Password: inspire

L-Team Book Club

Our May book selection is Pears on a Willow Tree by Leslie Pietrzyk. Jane Reed will be leading our Virtual Discussion via Zoom on Monday, May 18th at 7:00pm. Hope you can join us!

Sharing Center

We will be collecting protein foods for the Sharing Center. Peanut Butter, canned tuna, tuna pouches, potted meats, small hams and they always need canned fruit. Please take items to the Sharing Center Food Pantry, Mon.-Fri. 9AM to noon at 600 N US Hwy 17-92 Longwood, FL 32750.

Now Enrolling!

Holy Cross Lutheran Academy would like to thank our congregation for their continued support in our growth and continued Christian Education in our community.  If you or anyone you know is in need of Preschool through High School education we are now enrolling for the 2020-2021 school year.  Please call the school office at 407-936-3636 or visit our website at


2020 Graduates – Congratulations!

We would like to congratulate our 2020 Graduates from High School or College. Blessings as you pursue your next endeavor.


Graduate’s Name, High School, Future Plans:


Cody Kuskie                  

Holy Cross Lutheran Academy          

Embry Riddle University, Aeronautical Engineering


Ashton Schuh              

Holy Cross Lutheran Academy          

University of Central Florida, Rosen College of Hospitality, Top 10 Knight


Cyrus Burchfield        

Holy Cross Lutheran Academy          

US Navy


Ben Apple                    

Summa Cum Laude      Seminole High School

University of Florida (Bachelor of Science Psychology)


Riley Cleavenger         

Lake Mary High School

University of Florida, College of Engineering, Computer Engineering


Noah Deason                                    

Seabreeze High School

Santa Fe Community College


Alexandra Gates                 

Lake Mary High School

Florida Atlantic University


Taylor Hahn                                     

Lake Mary High School

Florida State University, Accounting


Grant Vinson                                     

Seminole High School

University of South Florida


Parker Johnson                              

Winter Springs High School

Florida State University, Economics/Business



Graduate’s Name, College, Degree Earned:


Shane Jackson               

University of Central Florida            

Masters in Computer Science


Lara Jackson                   

Seminole State College         

AA Degree


Kurt Sisco                        

University of Central Florida            

Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering and has a job here with Enercon Services


Luke Paulsen                     

University of North Florida

Bachelor of Science Construction Management and will be working as Project Engineer for Dana B. Kenyon in Jacksonville, Florida


Prayers of the Church   

Prayers of Thanksgiving

Congratulations to the Class of 2020 as we celebrate their graduation, accomplishments and future plans

Dave Gorden eyesight restored with no treatment, just the Lord’s gift of healing

Susan Gorden for successful vascular surgery


Prayers of Comfort

To the Family of Barbara Whitmore

To the Family of Frank Vidal


Prayers of Healing

Ivis Rodriguez for relief of pain and find cause of recent headaches

Lee Kellerman continued healing and restoration to health


General Prayer

Reopening  for wisdom and discernment in reopening activities in the State of Florida and for the rest of the country

Workers who are furloughed praying for God’s provision and a return to work soon

Healthcare Workers (Doctors, Nurses, Medical Assistants) God’s protection and strength as they treat patients infected with virus


We pray today for our nation and our world. We ask that God would be with all of our leaders and elected officials as we all deal with the coronavirus pandemic situation. We pray for healing over our land.


Prayers for Healing from Cancer

Barbara Bechtold

Laken Binkley

Robert Bowes

Dennis Breglia

Karen Brett

Texann Buck

Becky Burrell

Andrea Clark

Kyle Corbett

Leo Cybulski

Deb Fadool

Tosha Feldmann

Shirley Firestone

Carla Ford

Jim Foster

Michael Francis

Ron Frederickson

Jerry Gross

Dana Grimes

Bob Hamilton

Todd Haynes

Steve Homan

Joy Hostler

Marlin Houser

George Johnson

Alan Kimball

Al Laruffa

Rick Lembrick

Sally Lowd

Lori Luedtke

Charaline Luna

Jean Mactye

Kathy Marwood

Judy McBride

Leslie Pilz

Irmgard Pommerening

Dave Riker

Martin Rodriguez

Pedro Santos

Karen Schlue

Debbie Shaffer

Gina Shaffer

Jonathan Smith

Tina Smith

Franca Sparacio

Martin Summ

Hector Vazquez

Linda Weiler

Michelle Wonderlich

Etta Woodruff

Charles Zahn


“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

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