Sermon Series: Faith In Action

Revelation 14:6-7, Romans 3:19-28, John 8:31-36

 

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

 

Bethlehem Experience Planning Meeting

Rescheduled – November 1st

If you would like to assist with Bethlehem Experience, please join us Thursday, November 1st at 6:30pm in the Community Center. Feel free to bring your dinner to eat as we meet. Email Lara Jackson with questions at ljackson@hclm.org.

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.

Thanksgiving Baskets

We’re nearing the end of our annual Thanksgiving Food Drive and still have a long way to go to meet our goal, WE NEED YOUR HELP!!!!  Financial donations have been received to cover about 1/3 of the $15 Publix gift cards. Also need: INSTANT MASHED POTATOES & GRAVY, MIX, STUFFING MIX, CRANBERRIES, YAMS, VEGETABLES, JELLO/PUDDING, CAKE MIXES & CANNED FROSTING. Thanks so much for your donations so far, just one last, BIG push and we can meet this goal.  Sunday, November 4th, is the final date for the collection. Donate at hclm.org/tg.

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. Please let us know by RSVP to Debbie Ruehle at daruehle@yahoo.com by Tuesday, November 6th. We would like all Prayer Team members to participate.

Holy Land Carvings – November 4th

“Bethlehem Christian Families” from the Holy Land will be here on November 4th to sell Olive Wood Carvings to help Christian families.

Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF)

LCEF is launching a special promotion for its 40th birthday. This is a limited time offer. Look for flyer in the Narthex for details of this offer.

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

Divine Dollies – November 6th

Join the ladies on November 6th at Greek Village (3697 Lake Emma Road Lake Mary, FL 32746) for lunch at 11:30am. To make reservations call Phyllis Crocker (407-322-8101).

Real Men of Jesus – November 8th

Come to our next meeting on Thursday, November 8th at 6:30pm with location to be determined. For info: Chris Kutcher (ckutcher@hclm.org).

Coffee with Friends – November 8th

Come to Panera Bread on Sun Drive for coffee and girl-talk with your LWML friends from church.  We’ll be there on Thursday, November 8th at 7:00pm for an hour of fun and relaxation. If you have any questions, please contact Sharon Shyrock at ssshyrock@yahoo.com.

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.

JOY

JOY (just older youth) is a social group for 50+ adults. In November, we will not be meeting on November 15th but we will be attending the free Christmas program on November 30th at 7:00pm at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Oviedo. For information about JOY contact Denny McCombs at 317-919-7969 or at lindenmc@gmail.com.

 

Prayers of the Church   

Prayers of Thanksgiving

Alex & Denise Chisholm, and Jamie Carriere as we celebrate their membership at the 9:30 service

Philip & Lynet Osborne as we celebrate their membership through transfer from LCMS church

 

Prayers of Comfort

Bob Clyne (Susan McCarty’s husband / Lori Hill’s brother-in-law)

 

Prayers of Healing

Rick Underwood (Doris Underwood’s Son) continued healing and restoration from heart surgery

Becky Burrell (Mistee Grunklee’s Cousin) prayers for healing from cancer and that the doctors will find the origin of the cancer

Joseph P. had complicated surgery on Thursday; prayers for full recovery

Lourdes Lecour recently diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis – pray for appropriate treatment and relief from pain

 

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; 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

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

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)