Current Sermon Series: Rhythms of Grace

Acts 11:1-18, 1 Corinthians 9:24-10:15, John 16:12-22


Current Sermon Series

Join us for our current sermon series as we follow the Rhythms of God’s Grace!  See how God leads us in these Rhythms in remarkable ways.


Next Sermon Series

Next week we start our new sermon series, Under the Sun.  We will be taking a look at one of the most real and down to earth books of the Bible, Ecclesiastes.  Written by Solomon it is full of wit and wisdom about this life we lead “under the sun.”  It also helps us to understand how much life is better with the Son.  So join us starting May 26th for Under the Sun!


Announcements & Updates

Voters’ Meeting on May 26th – 2:00pm at Lake Mary


Opening Prayer

Approval of Minutes from November 2018 Voters’ Meeting

Financial Report

Reporting the Adopted Budget

Elections from Nominating Committee

Closing Prayer


Holy Cross 101 – May 22nd

New member and information class is on Wednesday, May 22nd from 6:00pm-9:00pm in the Community Center. Sign up with Pastor Matt at

2019 Graduates Recognition – May 19th

Congratulations to the Class of 2019! We are so proud to recognize your graduation and accomplishment at Holy Cross Sunday Services.

Worship Team Meeting – May 22nd

Do you have a desire to serve? You are invited to attend a Worship Team Informational Meeting on May 22nd at 7:00pm in the Worship Center. We are currently looking for additional team members to run lights, ‘powerpoint’, sound, etc. (no previous experience required) – and if you’re musically gifted, your gifts are welcome as well! For additional information, contact Chris Kutcher at

Family Serve Grace and Grits – May 29th

Join us as we serve meals to those in Sanford that are in need. Families of all ages are available to come help. We will be cooking on Wednesday, May 29th from 2:00pm – 4:00pm at Holy Cross and serving 5:45pm at First United Methodist Church at 419 S Park Ave, Sanford. Any questions please email

VBS Supply Donations

Grab a description of supplies needed for VBS in the Narthex of the Worship Center for this year’s VBS Roar: Life is Wild, God is Good.

VBS Registration

Vacation Bible School (VBS) Camper registration at Cost per child is $25.00. VBS Week 1: June 10-14 & VBS Week 2: June 17-22 (9:00am-12:00pm daily). Contact: Lara Jackson at

Crusader Preschool Camp Registration

Holy Cross Lake Mary Campus is holding the Crusader Preschool Camps for 3-6 years old Monday-Thursday from 9:00am-12:00noon. Cost is $85.00 per week. Week One: June 24-27 “Adventures Around the World”. Week Two: July 8-11 “Art Camp”. Week Three: July 15-18 “Water Week” Register at

Middle School Summer Adventure Days Registration

Middle School Summer Adventure Days Registration is Open! Adventure awaits for our youth who will be in 6th-8th grade for the 2019-2020 school year. Our first trip will be out to the beach at Ponce Inlet on July 10th and our second trip will be to the Little Wekiva River for canoeing

on July 31st.
~Registration is required –

~Each day costs $25/youth
~Sandwich lunch on the trip and pizza dinner are included.

Baby Bottle Campaign

Thank you for taking a bottle to support The Pregnancy Center of Sanford for the month of May. Please return all the bottles (even empties) to the church office by Friday, June 7th.

HCLA First High School Graduation – May 19th

Holy Cross Lutheran Academy is happy to announce their first ever High School Graduation Commencement.  This accomplishment comes just before we celebrate our 20th year as a school. The support from our congregation has helped us get to this exciting time in the history of Holy Cross.  May 19th at 7:00PM we will celebrate our first class here at Holy Cross Lake Mary.  Come celebrate with us!

Financial Peace (FPU) – June 2nd

We are going to start up another FPU on June 2nd at 1:00pm at Holy Cross. The link to signup is:


L Team News

Book Club – May 20th

Join the Book Club on Monday, May 20th at 7:00pm in the upstairs classroom 3. Chris Jennison has arranged for a local author to come to the May Book Club Meeting. Choose any book by our guest author, Marcia Meara. She has written 6 novels: Wake-Robin Ridge, A Boy Named Rabbit, Harbinger, Swamp Ghosts, Finding Hunter, and The Darkest Place. Select any one of these books to read.

Ladies Bible Study – May 23rd

Please mark your calendar for this month’s Ladies Bible Study on May 23rd at 6:30 pm. We will meet upstairs in room 1 (above the Fellowship Hall/Community Center). This will be the last Bible Study this “school year” before we take a short summer break (no meetings in June and July). We will resume again in August. Please look for future announcements as to times and locations.  If you have any questions, please email Sharon Shyrock at Hope to see you Thursday, May 23rd!

BUNCO – May 28th

Come fellowship and have FUN on Tuesday, May 28th at 11:30am with brown bag lunch, games start at noon in the Community Center. Prizes awarded for most BUNCO, most wins, most losses, and whatever with bagged white elephant items provided by the players.

Last Thursday of the Month Dinner – May 30th

Join this group on Thursday, May 30th 5:30pm at Filomena’s Pizzeria located at 3590 US 17-92 Hwy. Lake Mary, FL 32746. Call with your reservation by May 29th to Joanne Hench (407-322-6004).

Divine Dollies – June 4th

Join the ladies on June 4th at Outback Steak House located at 180 Hickman Drive Sanford, FL 32771 for lunch at 11:30am. To make reservations call Laura Seelen (407-203-7291).


Prayers of the Church   

Prayers of Thanksgiving

Congratulations to the Class of 2019


Christian Hays, Jake Jahns, Molly Kimball, Elianna Leffler, Jackson Snedaker, Kaitlyn Wilcox, Mason Wong as we celebrate their Confirmation at the 11:00 service


Prayers of Comfort

Mike Bair

Steve Benson


Prayers of Healing

Sue Tannenbaum (Barb Cooley’s Sister) unresponsive in ICU with bacterial infection; prayers for healing and recovery

Megan Cadden prayers for successful procedure, permanently cured, and for a fast return to excellent health

Kathi Grages prayers for healing and return to good health

Charles (Steven Ruehle’s co-worker) diagnosed with leukemia

Dee Young prayers for proper diagnosis and treatment, strength & comfort during the process


General Prayer

Bob & Hilde Hoy safe travel and an enjoyable trip to Germany

Andrew for this season of difficulty: prayers for God’s protection and awareness of God’s presence; strength and peace for the family


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.


Prayers for Healing from Cancer

Barbara Bechtold

Robert Bowes

Karen Brett

Texann Buck

Becky Burrell

Jack Cadden

Theresa Ciullo

Andrea Clark

Joey DiFazio

Wayne Dose

Karin Duggins

Deb Fadool

Tosha Feldmann

Carla Ford

Michael Francis

Jerry Gross

Dana Grimes

Courtney Guenther

Dennis Halloran

Bob Hamilton

Todd Haynes

Saundria Henderson

Steve Homan

Marlin Houser

Lynne Kramer

Al Laruffa

Lori Luedtke

Jean Mactye

Denise Melendez

Larry Miller

Desmond Niburg

Dan Olson

Irmgard Pommerening

Sue Puglisi

Martin Rodriguez

Karen Schlue

Gary Starkweather

Cash Register

Nancy Taggart

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 (