Current Sermon Series: Red Letter Challenge: Week of Forgiving

 Numbers 21:4-9, 1 Timothy 2:1-6, John 8:1-11


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!

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 your donation to this year’s VBS Shipwrecked- Rescue by Jesus.

Red Letter Challenge – Week Of Forgiving

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!

Crawfish Boil – May 12th

This event is the main fundraiser for our Student Ministries Summer Mission Trip to North Carolina. It is held at Holy Cross Community Center starting at 6:30pm. Tickets are $25.00; order online

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. There are baby bottles in the Narthex, take 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.

The Cupboards Are Bare

To help the Sharing Center, we are collecting Soups, Stews, Tuna fish as well as other canned meats. Thanks for helping those in need.

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

Second Tuesday Lunch Bunch – May 8th

Join the ladies on May 8th at Willow Tree in Sanford 11:30am for lunch. Call Anna Litton (407-322-9375) to reserve spot.

Real Men of Jesus – May 10th

We will NOT be meeting on May 10th. Look for details for next month!

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.


Prayers of the Church   

Prayers of Thanksgiving

Valerie Schulz as she celebrates her birthday (Altar flowers given by Cal Schulz in honor of Valerie’s birthday)


Prayers in Loving Memory

Earl Sipe (Altar flowers given by Kristin Underwood in loving memory of Earl)


Prayers of Comfort

Karen Beth (friend and co-worker of Jean Carlson’s Daughter Lynn)


Prayers of Healing

Howard George (Jacqueline Litton’s Father) had knee replacement surgery on May 3rd; prayers for healing and full recovery

Lynne Kramer (Diane Culpepper’s Cousin) suffering with cancer that is now affecting her heart and kidneys

Alex Fecher (Barbara Hartpence’s 18-yr-old Granddaughter) in hospital with blood clots; prayers of healing and speedy recovery

George Fifer in ICU on 100% oxygen; prayers for healing & recovery

Carla Ford fighting extremely rare cancer; prayers for no pain & healing

Scott Reeves HS student fell and fractured skull; in ICU after surgery

Jean Mactye successful results from chemo with reoccurrence of cancer

Priscilla Rogers healing and relief from shingles


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 (