Sermon Series: Faith In Action

Isaiah 51:9-16, Galatians 5:13-26, Matthew 9:18-26


Sermon Series – Faith In Action

Join us for our current sermon series, Faith in Action.  Each week we will be looking at ways we can live out our faith and how we are already working with our community partners to make a difference!


Announcements & Updates

Revelation Bible Study

Join us as we continue to delve into one of the most interesting and misunderstood books in all the New Testament: Revelation. Is the Rapture real?  Will there be Judgment for Christians?  Who is the Antichrist?  Join us every Tuesday evenings from 6:30pm to 8:00pm.

Prayer Teams Meeting – November 11th

The Prayer Teams will be meeting on Sunday, November 11th in the Community Center after the 11:00am service. Lunch will be served. We would like all Prayer Team members to participate.

Ushers and Communion Assistants

Are you looking for a way to serve and use your gifts in the church?  We are looking for men and women to be Ushers and Communion Assistants!  It is a great way to serve, to have an even deeper part in the worship service and to get to know your fellow members of Holy Cross.  Contact Sue Moffitt at for more information.

Mercy Me Concert – May 4, 2019

Mercy Me tickets are now on sale in the church office. The church has purchased 2 rows of tickets in section 111 for $30 a ticket including all fees and taxes. We only have a limited number of seats so get them soon. To purchase tickets either order them online through or stop in the office with cash or check. For questions email Lara Jackson at

Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF)

LCEF is launching a special promotion for its 40th birthday.  The goal is to raise 100 million dollars to support the growing loan demand. This is a limited time offer. As soon as the needed 100 million goal is reached the offer will end. Look for flyer in the Narthex for details of this offer.

Seminole League

“Helping young athletes to grow in skills, character, and faith” is the goal of Seminole Leagues, an Upward Sports Program. The faith-based developmental sports league currently offering basketball in January. Sign up is now available! One practice a week and game each week at Holy Cross Lutheran Academy Upper Campus in Sanford. Basketball League

Teen Challenge

Teen Challenge, where “putting hope within reach” is their motto. Help them do so by visiting their new car wash on Lake Mary Blvd two doors east of the Sunoco gas station. Prices are very reasonable. You can also call 407-330-9600 to receive help from them for landscaping, moving, event set-ups, facility cleaning, construction labor, and demolition work as you need them. They also offer Star Mobile detailing washes at your home or place of business and offer their Super Thrift store for your shopping. Donations are gratefully received to aid people who need a hand up, not a hand out. Thank you – Warren Jennison.

St. Luke’s Concert Series – November 17th

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church Concert Series has the UCF Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, November 17th at 7:00pm. Concerts are free and open to the public.

Thanksgiving Baskets

Thank you to everyone for your contributions toward the Sharing Center 200 Thanksgiving Baskets.


L Team News

Second Tuesday Lunch Bunch – November 13th

Join the ladies on November 13th at Austin’s Buffet & Bakery located at 2300 W SR434 Longwood, FL 32779 at 11:30am for lunch. Call Joanne Hench (407-322-6004) to make reservation.

Book Club – November 26th

Join the Book Club on Monday, November 26th at 7:00pm (upstairs Classroom 3) for discussion of “Beneath a Scarlet Sky” by Mark Sullivan led by Betty Hoyer.

BUNCO – November 27th

Come fellowship and have FUN on Tuesday, November 27th 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.

JOY – November 30th

JOY (just older youth) is a social group for 50+ adults. In November we will attend the free Christmas program at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Oviedo on November 30th at 7:00pm. Due to the large attendance and varying times of arrival, we will not try to sit together. Please arrive early in order to get a seat. We’d love to have you join us to start the Holiday season with this beautiful musical celebration of our Savior’s birth. For information on JOY, contact Denny McCombs at 317-919-7969 or at

Christmas Decorations – December 1st

Christmas trees, lights, wreaths: We must be talking about decorating the Church for Christmas. Church Decorating will be held on Saturday, December 1st starts at 9:00am. See you there!

Holiday Happening – December 4th

The “Divine Dollies” will gather on Tuesday, December 4th, 11:30 a.m., in the Community Center for a covered dish HOLIDAY HAPPENING! Along with your appetite, just bring a food item to share.

Save the Date – Christmas Tea – December 6th

Come to the annual Christmas Tea on Thursday, December 6th at 6:30pm, more information to follow. Sponsored by LWML.


Prayers of the Church   

Prayers of Thanksgiving

Ryan Pendley as he celebrates his birthday on November 11th

Emma Williams as she celebrates her 7th birthday on November 11th

Tyler Casey & Moriah Stephan as we celebrate their wedding –

A blessing for the marriage of Tyler Casey to Moriah Stephan on Nov. 15th

Karen Lorenz thankful that she’s sleeping better and pain under control


Prayers of Comfort

Gail Cleavenger

Harold Krauss

Jody Santopietro


Prayers of Healing

Janet Viruet (Ingrid Rosario’s friend) had emergency open heart surgery; prayers for a full recovery

Saundria Henderson diagnosed with cancer, prayers for successful treatment and return to good health

Rhonda Shields (Deb Sisco’s Sister) healing from leg ulcer

Rick Underwood (Doris Underwood’s Son) continued healing


General Prayer

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


Prayers for Healing from Cancer

Laurie Adami

Barbara Bechtold

Robert Bowes

Karen Brett

Texann Buck

Becky Burrell

Jack Cadden

Kathy Carr

Theresa Ciullo

Andrea Clark

Karen Dunn

Wendy Eisenhower

Joey DiFazio

Jamie Fabozzi

Tosha Feldmann

Al Follett

Carla Ford

Kathi Grages

Dana Grimes

Dennis Halloran

Rileigh Hanson

Saundria Henderson

Martha Herring

Steve Homan

Marlin Houser

Jessie Howe

Kevin Kittelson

Lynne Kramer

Al Laruffa

Lori Luedtke

Jean Mactye

Desmond Niburg

Dan Olson

Hal Penley Sr

Irmgard Pommerening

Sue Puglisi

Karen Schlue

Nancy Taggart

Deanne Tanner

Will Thompson

Lindsey Williams


“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 (