Special Announcements

Voters’ Meeting November 5th – 3:00pm

Lake Mary Worship Center


Opening prayer

Presentation of the Minutes from May Voters’ Meeting

Financial update

Plant and Build update

SELC Nominations

Vote to formally call Pastor Adam Barcott

Department updates

Closing Prayer


A Man Named MARTIN

Learn more about Martin Luther with this 3-part series from Lutheran Hour Ministries. The study continues in the Fellowship Hall at 9:30am.

Join us in “The Story” – November 7th

We are embarking on a journey of reading through God’s Word in the Book “The Story” together.  “The Story” is a version of the NIV Bible arranged so that it can read straight through as a chronological narrative.  It starts November 7th and will be held every Tuesday from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. By doing this we will be affirming the importance of God’s Word and growing in faith and knowledge together.

Reformation 500 for 500

As we approach the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, we are planning on committing 500 hours of service during the month of October. We are currently over 240 hours. Visit hclm.org/reformation500 to see the service opportunities.

Come Celebrate – October 29th

Join us as we celebrate 500 years of the reformation that helped turn God’s people back to His Word and the Gospel of salvation by faith alone.  We will be meeting at the Upper Campus of our School on Aero Lane at 1:00pm on October 29 for a good, old fashioned October Fest style party.  We will be serving Bratwurst and Beer, as well as inviting you all to bring German style potluck dishes.  There will be music, games and activities for adults and children, and we will recognize the service we accomplished in the community during 500 For 500.  See you all there!

Simulcast – October 27th

EntreLeadership 1-Day is an awesome opportunity to completely transform how you grow your business, yourself, your team and your profits in one power-packed day. Join us at Holy Cross for this simulcast on October 27th from 9:00am-5:00pm. Lunch will be served.

It’s Trunk R Treat Time – October 28th

Saturday, October 28th from 5-8pm Holy Cross will host Trunk-r-Treat a church event turned a Lake Mary tradition! Families from all around Central Florida are invited to join us for a free night of fun, food, games, and of course candy and costumes. For more information, or to sign up to help please visit trunkrtreat.org/ or email Lara at ljackson@hclm.org with any questions.

Need Lots of Wrapped Candy

Candy donations are needed for Saturday, October 28th as Holy Cross will be hosting TrunkRTreat.  Please bring wrapped candy to the front church office.  A box will be provided for your donation.  Appreciate your generosity in providing for this outreach opportunity in our community. For questions, email lmangus@thehcla.org.

LWML Mite Box – October 22nd

LWML will have the mite box out on October 22nd.

New Heart to Heart Workshop in November

Need a great idea for an early Christmas gift to your spouse?  Enroll in the Heart to Heart Marriage Communication Workshop!  You’ll both receive the gift of better communication, less stress, and a new appreciation for one another.  Register online at www.hclm.org/marriageworkshop.


L Team News

Book Club – October 23rd

Join the Book Club on Monday, October 23rd at 7:00pm for discussion of “In Order To Live” by Yeonmi Park led by Chris Jennison.

BUNCO – October 24th Cancelled

Bunco will not be meeting on Tuesday, October 24th and December 26th but will meet on November 28th at 11:30am in the Fellowship Hall.

LWML – Bible Study – Wednesday, October 25th

Please join us for Bible Study in the Fellowship Hall (October 25th at 6:30 pm). After the Bible study, we will have a short business meeting. Contact Sharon Shyrock at ssshyrock@yahoo.com with any questions.

Last Thursday of the Month Dinner – October 26th

Join this group on Thursday, October 26th 5:30pm at Filomena’s (3590 US 17-92 Lake Mary, FL). Call with your reservation by October 25th to Joanne Hench (407-322-6004).

Real Men of Jesus – November 2nd

Calling all men, high school and up, who seek a deeper community connection with other men. Come join us on November 2nd and every first Thursday of the month at 6:30pm in the Fellowship Hall.


General Announcements    

Volunteer Build Day with Habitat – October 28th

We will paint from 8:00AM-2:30PM at 1259 Dunbar St. Altamonte Springs 32701. Please be sure to wear close toed shoes and comfortable clothes. Register at hclm.org/reformation500.

Adult Lutherans Organized for Action (ALOA)

We are announcing that Holy Cross Lutheran Ministries recently became a partnering congregation to establish a chapter of Adult Lutherans Organized for Action (ALOA). The first meeting is October 26th in the Fellowship Hall at 11:30am with light refreshments. All 50+ years of age or older are cordially invited to attend. Contact Warren Jennison.

200 Thanksgiving Baskets for Sharing Center

If you are too busy to shop we can do the shopping for you, a $40 donation will provide food for a family in our community to enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner in their home.  Each family receives a Publix gift card valued at $15 to purchase a Turkey or Ham; your monetary donations will help us purchase these gift cards.

Orlando Zone LWML Fall Rally – November 4th

The ladies of the church are cordially invited to the Greater Orlando Zone LWML Fall Rally on Saturday, November 4th held at Grace Lutheran Church (1123 Louisiana Ave. St. Cloud, FL 34769. RSVP Tina Kading (tikading@embarqmail.com) by October 28th. Carpooling from Holy Cross available-contact Sharon Shyrock at ssshyrock@yahoo.com.


Prayers of the Church   

Prayers of Thanksgiving

Emmett Marquis as we celebrate his birth on October 18th


Prayers of Comfort

Earl Sipe (Kristin Underwood’s Great Uncle) passed away on Oct. 3rd


Prayers of Healing

Juan Laureano (Brother-in-law of Javier Rosario) hospitalized; prayers for good outcome as they wait for test results

Cathy Maisonet (Hannah Hill’s Aunt) healing from surgery

Gertraude Lopeman for healing from eye issue

Walter Nyblade (Jean Carlson’s Nephew) healing from surgery

Charlie Willis diagnosed with cancer – praying for a successful surgery


General Prayers

The Bartelink Family displaced after hurricane Irma, looking for new place to live


Prayers for Healing from Cancer

Wolfgang Ahl

Barbara Bechtold

Debra Berg

Robert Bowes

Mark Brink

Jack Cadden

Cherrie Case

Ivan Cintron

Diane Culpepper

Millie Diaz

Laura Doherty

Paige Elward

Jamie Fabozzi

Jonell Hagle

Hetty Lou Horn

Marlin Houser

Jessie Howe

Pastor Randall James

Megan Johnson

Carol Jusits

Ray Kerr

Kevin Kittelson

Al Laruffa

Lori Luedtke

Heather Marvel

Dennis McGavock

Janice Miller

Steven Montes

Desmond Niburg

Nicole O’Grady

Dan Olson

Audrey Pettit

Claudia Quesada

Jessica Quintana

Marian Ritter

Lori Rockey

Marsha Rush

Jim Salley

Evelyn Samples

Bryton Saxon

Sunny Schilter

Karen Schlue

Bob Smith

Wendy Spring

Gary Starkweather

Debbie Stevenson

Phil Stichler

Cindy Taylor

Will Thompson

Roger Webb

Charlie Willis

Richard Wilton

Marg Winsauer


“Amen! Praise and glory and wisdom and thanks and honor and power and strength be to our God forever and ever. Amen!” Revelation 7:12 (NIV)


Sunday Services at 8:00am, 9:30am and 11:00am in the Worship Center

Monday Service at 6:30pm in the Fellowship Hall

Pastor Matt Wallis (mwallis@hclm.org); Pastor Chris Johnson (chrisj@hclm.org)

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