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

Agenda

Opening Prayer

Approval of Minutes from May 2018 Voters’ Meeting

Operations Report

Pastor’s Report

Updates from Department Heads

New Business – Nomination of LCMS Officers

Closing Prayer

 

Pastor Paul’s Wednesday Bible Study – October 24th

Pastor Paul’s Wednesday Bible Study on October 24th will not be meeting.

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 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 smoffitt@hclm.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 ljackson@hclm.org.

Thanksgiving Baskets

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 sstark@thehcla.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

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)

https://www.seminoleleagues.com/
https://registration.upward.org/UPW67816/add  – (Thanksgiving Camp)

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.

 

General Prayer

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

Laurie Adami

Barbara Bechtold

Robert Bowes

Karen Brett

Texann Buck

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

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

Jody Santopietro

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 (mwallis@hclm.org)

Pastor Chris Johnson (chrisj@hclm.org)

Executive Pastor CFLCN: Pastor Paul Hoyer (paul@hclm.org)