Sermon Series: Faith In Action
Exodus 32:1-20, 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18, John 6:1-15
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!
Join us Wednesday, November 21st for our annual Thanksgiving Family Serve event. We are once again partnering with Grace and Grits near downtown Sanford to feed those in need. Please register at hclm.org/Serve. Volunteers helping to serve the food will need to be there from roughly 5pm to 7pm. Contact Pastor Matt at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
In honor of the 20th anniversary of the Holy Cross Lake Mary Worship Center, the mosaic designed for over the main worship center doors is being installed, thanks to a generous donation. To find out more about the mosaic and stained glass, visit hclm.org/glass.
Church Office Closed – November 22nd & 23rd
Observance of Thanksgiving
Announcements & Updates
Christmas Angel Trees
We are sponsoring three Christmas Angel Trees in the Narthex with tags of children’s names and ages from the Boys and Girls Club West Sanford, needed items to help Redeeming Life Maternity Home and Pet Rescue By Judy. Please return designated tag (name and age of child) with the unwrapped gift by Wednesday, December 5th for the Boys & Girls Club. The other items can be brought in by Monday, December 17th.
Parents Night Out – December 8th
Need time for a date or holiday shopping? You’re in luck! Saturday, December 8th, Holy Cross Student Ministry will be hosting Parents Night Out! From 5:30p-8:30p, the kids will have cheese pizza dinner, watch a movie, play games, and do crafts all for $15 per kid! Potty Trained Pre-School-5th graders are welcome. Go to www.hclm.org/PNO to register. Any questions email Lara Jackson at email@example.com.
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 hclm.org/mercyme or stop in the office with cash or check. For questions email Lara Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
“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.
https://registration.upward.org/UPW67888 Basketball League
L Team News
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 Youth 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 email@example.com.
Christmas Decorations – December 1st
Do you like to decorate for Christmas? Come help decorate the church on December 1st at 10:00am. Questions please contact Chris Jennison at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Annual Christmas Tea – December 6th
Ladies it’s time for our annual tea party. December 6th at 6:00pm in our fellowship hall. Bring your favorite tea cup, plate, and a wrapped Christmas ornament for our Ornament exchange. No need to bring any food, just $5.00 to cover costs. Bring a friend and please RSVP to Sharon_Shyrock@yahoo.com with the number attending. This helps us properly prepare. Looking forward to seeing new and familiar faces to celebrate the holiday season with a holiday tea party.
Prayers of the Church
Prayers of Thanksgiving
Laurie Adami for successful treatment and complete remission
Prayers of Healing
Connor Luedtke full recovery from surgery
Mr. Kimball (Isaac Kimball’s Dad) having pacemaker surgery; prayers for successful surgery and better heart function
Jim Ahlfeld (Denny McCombs’ Uncle) He is in failing health and being moved to hospice
Maria Valez strength, peace, comfort and healing from stage 4 cancer; return to full health
Myra Hurt recovering from a stroke last week
Trinity Loffman (Age 13) healing from removal of kidney
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
Alicia & James Hoye financial guidance and provisions for family
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
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)