On February 2nd, we will have a small reception for Dorothy Krueger, following church to celebrate her 90th Birthday! As we all know, she is a true blessing to Holy Cross and has been an active example in the church. Following service, we will have small deserts and punch. We ask the congregation to please write a card, a note or a memory to share. Once done please submit to the church office, but remember this is a surprise!
If you are a former member or a friend of Holy Cross and would like to mail in a card or email a message please submit to the church office by 1/30.
For Email please to: email@example.com mark the subject as "Dorothy Krueger Message"
Mail can be sent to:
Holy Cross Lutheran Church Office
650 NE 135th St, North Miami Fl, 33161
Linda Bucur Butka, 76, a faithful member of Holy Cross, Florida, went peacefully inher sleep to be with her Lord and Savior jesus last Sunday January 19,2020.
Lindawas born in Detroit Michigan on September 10, 1943, daughter of John and Mary(Cook) Bucur. They moved to Miami in 1945 where Linda graduated from MiamiEdison Senior High in 1961.
Lindaworked as a secretary for many years. Her last position, for almost 22 years,was at Airstron, where it was truly a loving family affair. For most ofthese years, she enjoyed crocheting new baby afghans and following all thechildren of her company’s workers as they grew. She enjoyed reading,watching TV, being with family and friends, and loved attending worship at HolyCross where she was active in various ministries –a member of the Altar Guild,Lutheran Women’s Missionary League, Young at Heart, the Memorial Brick project,and active in Bible study. She was agreat listener and caregiver and friend to us all. Linda also enjoyed thecompany of her feline siblings, Levi and Lacy.
Sheis preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert J. Butka ~ Love, Always& Completely.
Lindais survived by her daughter, Roberta Butka; brother Dan (Sheryl) Bucur; cousinsBarbara Chaffee, Sandra (Bob) Koch and Lauree (Jay) Wolford, and other familyand friends.
Vitiationwill be held this Friday January 24that, Fred Hunter Funeral Home 6301 Taft Street in Hollywood, Florida 33024 from4 – 8 pm. With a prayer service at 7.
Funeralservice will be held this SaturdayJanuary 25th at 10 am at Holy Cross Lutheran Church followed bythe interment in North Fort Lauderdale and then a reception to follow back atHoly Cross.
Inlieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to Holy Cross Lutheran Church orThe American Heart Association.
Are you ready to take control of your money? Financial Peace University (FPU) is a nine-lesson course designed to help you build a budget, dump debt, grow your
wealth, and leave money stress behind!
Starting January 9, 2020 at 6:30 p.m., Holy Cross North Miami will host FPU for any one who is interested in putting their financial house in order. Each lesson, created by Dave Ramsey and his team of financial experts, is based on biblical wisdom and common sense. In your FPU group, you’ll be motivated and encouraged by others just like you! When you sign up for FPU, you’ll get your member workbook and one free year of Financial Peace Membership, with access to exclusive online tools to help you on your journey. Contact Lisette Rogers at 305-893-0371/ Lrogers@holycross-nm.org for more info. FPU meets every Thursday at Holy Cross North Miami through March 5, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.
Holy Cross North Miami is starting a new book series this January 2020! The Church will be reading Joining Jesus on His Mission: How to Be an Everyday Missionary. The book teaches how to genuinely share Christ, with everyday love and not as a sales person. This will be the third book series that Holy Cross has undertaken congregation-wide in the last few years. Each Sunday sermon will review a new section of the book, and small group sessions will also involve lively discussions, as lives are transformed by Jesus’s mission. Books are on sale for a discounted rate during Sunday services for only $5.
Each year for Holy Week, Holy Cross North Miamire-enacts Jesus’s last Supper with his disciples in an interactive service Thursdayat 7:15 p.m. Attendees can learn firsthand what that night was like and see how Jesus came to serve, even up to thepoint of his arrest, trial, and crucifixion. The church displays how Jesus washed the feet of his disciplines andinstituted communion. Communion alsowill be served as Holy Cross marks Maundy Thursday.