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
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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 HCLM.org/Crawfish.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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 (email@example.com); Pastor Chris Johnson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Executive Pastor CFLCN: Pastor Paul Hoyer (email@example.com)