Current Sermon Series: Red Letter Challenge: Week of Giving
Genesis 11:1-9, Acts 2:1-21, Luke 21:1-4
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 email@example.com.
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 hclm.org/msad for dates, times, and to register. For questions email Lara Jackson 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.
VBS Training Sessions in the Community Center:
Sunday, May 27th – 12:30pm-2:00pm
Wednesday, May 30th – 6:30pm-8:00pm
Sunday, June 3rd – 12:30pm-2:00pm
Red Letter Challenge – Week of Giving
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. 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
Our next Grace and Grits Family Serve is Wednesday, May 23rd. If you are interested in serving join us at 5:30pm at First United Methodist Church in Sanford (419 S Park Ave, Sanford, FL 32771). Any questions contact Pastor Matt (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Congratulations on your graduation from High School or College and continued blessings in your future endeavors. We want to recognize your accomplishment this Sunday, May 20th. Please take one gift displayed in the Narthex as we congratulate you on your achievement.
L Team News
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’s Center.
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 email@example.com with any questions.
Last Thursday of the Month Dinner – May 31st
Join this group on Thursday, May 31st 5:00pm at St Johns River Steak & Seafood, 550 Palmetto Ave. Sanford, FL 32771. Call with your reservation by May 30th to Joanne Hench (407-322-6004).
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 in Sanford at 11:30am for lunch. Call Laura Seelen (407-203-7291) to reserve spot.
Prayers of the Church
Prayers of Thanksgiving
Nathan Rudin as we celebrate his Baptism at the 11:00 service
From LaVerne Koel – “Thank you for all the wonderful cards and support received from people at Holy Cross”
Kathy Ratchford Prayers worked! Praise God! Remove from cancer list
Prayers of Healing
Jody Santopietro prayers for healing and comfort from pancreatic cancer
Courtney Guenther prayer for cure and patience for cancer
Susan Arroyo and her children Savannah & Nathan (Carolyn Litwin’s friend) involved in serious car accident, for continued healing
Jean Fleischman (Sally Oyler’s Mom) healing from open heart surgery
Betty Walsh (Louis Lorenz’s Sister) for proper diagnosis & treatment
Alex Fecher (Barbara Hartpence’s 18-yr-old Granddaughter) prayers of continued healing from blood clots and full recovery
Robison Family – Nicole & Daniel are dealing with a recent miscarriage; Prayers for healing and the peace that passes all understanding
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
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org); Pastor Chris Johnson (email@example.com)
Executive Pastor CFLCN: Pastor Paul Hoyer (firstname.lastname@example.org)