New Sermon Series: Under the Sun

Ecclesiastes 1:1-11, Revelation 21:9-14, 21-27, John 16:23-33


New Sermon Series

Today, 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.


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


Church Office Closed – May 27th

Church office will be closed on May 27th in observance of Memorial Day.




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 Volunteer Training Coming Up

There will be two VBS Volunteer Training sessions that will be held in the Community Center Tuesday, May 28th at 6:30pm and Sunday, June 2nd at 12:30pm. All volunteers will need to attend one of the two sessions. All volunteers should already be registered at for the weeks that they are working prior to attending. For questions, email Lara Jackson at

VBS Snack Donations

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

Adult Volunteers

Adult Volunteers needed to teach. Please email Lara Jackson at for more information.

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.

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:

Baby Bottle Campaign

Thank you for taking a bottle. Please return all the bottles (even empties) to the church office by Friday, June 7th.

Position Opening

Lutheran Special Education Ministries in partnership with St. Luke’s Lutheran School, Oviedo, Florida is looking for a full-time resource room teacher.  Applicants should have a valid Florida teaching license and a certification/endorsement in special education.  Interested applicants looking for more information or wishing to submit a resume are asked to contact Richard Schumacher at (734) 748-5253 or email him at

Sharing Center Family Volunteer Night – June 14th

When your family volunteers together, you build deep bonds with each other and with your community! It doesn’t take a lot of time to make a big difference. Volunteering helps better the lives of others while also helping your family members develop new skills, empathy for others, and a passion for giving back. The Sharing Center is kicking off their newest volunteer program to help the community on June 14th from 5:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. A variety of age appropriate tasks will be offered the 2nd Friday of every month to families to help us meet our mission of preventing hunger and homelessness and offering families a way to give back and serve together. Children 5 years and older are welcome to serve with their parents or grandparents. Pizza and soft drinks will be served. To register email Patricia Shields at


L Team News

BUNCO – May 28th

Bunco will not be meeting on Tuesday, May 28th at 11:30am but will resume on Tuesday, June 25th. See you then.

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).

Second Tuesday Lunch Bunch – June 11th

Join the ladies on June 11th at Keke’s Breakfast Café located at 4225 W. Lake Mary Blvd. Lake Mary, FL 32746 at 11:30am for lunch. Call Ella Bieber (407-383-6471) to reserve spot.


Prayers of the Church   

Prayers of Thanksgiving

Steven & Deborah Ruehle as they celebrate their 37th wedding anniversary on May 29th (Altar Flowers given by the Ruehle in honor of their Anniversary)

Sue Tannenbaum (Barb Cooley’s Sister) for healing, doing better and recovering well


Prayers of Comfort

Saundria Henderson


Prayers of Remembrance

That on this Memorial Day weekend we offer prayers of remembrance for those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the freedoms we enjoy.


Prayers of Healing

Maxine Moore (John Fox’s Sister) for speedy recovery from illness

Dick Koel (Art Koel’s son) give him strength, understanding and faith as he faces his final days battling cancer

Dee Young prayers for proper diagnosis and treatment


General Prayer

We pray today for our nation and our world. We ask that God would be with all of our leaders; 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

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

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 (