Sermon Series: Faith In Action
Nehemiah 2:17-20, Ephesians 6:10-17, John 4:46-54
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!
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.
Reformation Sunday Oktoberfest – October 28th
Join us at Holy Cross Academy Upper Campus (100 Aero Lane Sanford, FL 32771) on Sunday, October 28th from 1:30pm-3:30pm for an Oktoberfest style celebration of the Reformation. There will be fun and fellowship plus a bounce house and activities for the kids. We would welcome your side dishes and desserts. We will provide beer, brats, sauerkraut, and German potato salad. This family friendly event is one you won’t want to miss.
Announcements & Updates
Voters’ Meeting on November 4th –
2:00pm at Lake Mary Campus
Approval of Minutes from May 2018 Voters’ Meeting
Updates from Department Heads
New Business – Nomination of LCMS Officers
Pastor Paul’s Wednesday Bible Study – October 24th
Pastor Paul’s Wednesday Bible Study on October 24th will not be meeting.
Are you looking for a way to serve and use your gifts in the church? We are looking for men and women to be 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about how you can join the team.
Trunks Needed for Trunk R Treat
Trunk R Treat is next Saturday and we are in desperate need of Trunks, Candy, Volunteers, and Tailgate Tents. Please visit Trunkrtreat.org to register or let Lara Jackson know if you can help at email@example.com.
Turkey time is right around the corner and we need lots more donations to meet our goal! The last items on the list are Cake Mixes and Canned Frosting. We still need lots of Instant Mashed Potatoes & Gravy Packets, Stuffing Mix, Cranberries, Yams, and Canned Vegetables. We have about 30% of the donations needed; please look for BOGO’s and warehouse deals. This week we are collecting Canned Fruit and Jello/Pudding. Sunday, November 4th, is the final date for the collection, thanks for your help! Donate at hclm.org/tg.
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.
Looking for A School?
Looking for school for your Kindergarten through High School student?
Holy Cross Lutheran Academy has scheduled open house and tours.
If you are interested, please contact Sue Stark at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 407-936-3636 #4.
Oct. 24 -Kindergarten through 4th – 9:00 am-2:00pm
Lower Campus: 5450 Holy Cross Ct., Sanford
Basketball Season is here and Sign up is now available! Thanksgiving Camp is now available for registration. November 17th 9:00am -12:00pm. Funds goes toward providing families meals to eat for Thanksgiving.
https://registration.upward.org/UPW67888 – (Basketball League)
Scholastic Book Fair – November 4th
Scholastic Book Fair is coming to the Holy Cross Lake Mary Campus, November 1st-7th. On Sunday, November 4th, the Book Fair will be open to the congregation for all three services. The books are geared towards preschool aged children. Clifford the Big Red Dog will be stopping by Kids Church Nursery and Preschool classes in the downstairs class rooms. Books can be purchased by check, cash, and credit card. Please stop by and pick up a book to support early learning in reading.
L Team News
Book Club – October 22nd
Join the Book Club on Monday, October 22nd at 7:00pm (upstairs Classroom 3) for discussion of “A Walk in the Woods” by Bill Bryson led by Kathy Sinninger.
BUNCO – October 23rd
Come fellowship and have FUN on Tuesday, October 23rd at 11:30am with brown bag lunch, games start at noon in the Community Center.
Ladies Bible Study – October 25th
Join the Ladies Bible Study on Thursday, October 25th at 6:30pm as we continue our study about prophets upstairs in classroom 1; LWML group.
Last Thursday of the Month Dinner – October 25th
Join this group on Thursday, October 25th 5:00pm at Miller’s Ale House at 50 Town Center Circle Sanford, FL 32771. Call with your reservation by October 24th to Joanne Hench (407-322-6004).
Prayers of the Church
Prayers of Thanksgiving
Charlotte and Finn Carriere as we celebrate their Baptism at the 9:30 service
Kristen & Anthony Morales as Mother & Son celebrate their birthdays on October 23rd and 24th
Prayers of Comfort
Adolph Schreiber (Ervin Schreiber’s Brother)
Prayers of Healing
Blake Wise a young boy diagnosed with rare bone disease
Gene Freebern for successful surgery and complete recovery
Karen Lorenz prayers for relief from pain and insomnia
Jordon Haan involved in car accident; prayers for continued recovery.
People Affected by Hurricane Michael prayers for all the people who were affected by Hurricane Michael as they rebuild their property
Leila Marianni for God’s guidance, protection, and provision
We pray today for our nation and our world. We ask that God would be with all of our leaders and elected officials; we pray that He would bring peace to the world.
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)