|Office: 9505 - 79 Street
Werner De Jong
Speaker: Pastor Werner
Worship Leader: CJ
|Greeters: Ruth, Guenther
Ushers: Brock, Thomas
August 12, 2018
Welcome to Holyrood Mennonite Church
Worship Service ~ 10:30 am
Welcome & Announcements
Call to Worship
Songs: HWB 99 - We praise thee O God
HWB 76 - Praise, I will praise you, Lord
HWB 25 - Jesus, stand among us
HEARING GOD'S WORD
Children’s Feature: Joyce
Sunday School will resume in the fall
Share & Prayer
Song: HWB 397 - God loves all his many people
Scripture Reading: Psalm 1, Acts 17:10-15 (Page 567, 1161) ~ Dixon Jr.
Meditation: “Menno Simons: A Crisis of Conviction” ~ Pastor Werner
RESPONDING TO THE WORD
Song: HWB 349 - Spirit of the living God
- Fellowship Breakfasts: Tuesday (14th) at 7 am at the Albert’s Restaurant in Capilano Mall. All are welcome!
- Food Bank: Tuesday (14th ) Hosts: Ben, Pearl
- Elder’s Meeting: Friday (17th) at 6 pm
- Church in the Park: In two weeks we will be joining with First Church of God to enjoy a worship service in
Holyrood Park. Mark August 26 on your calendar, and plan to join us in the park! Please bring your own lawn
chair and a snack to share following the service. In case of rain, we will meet together at First Church of God
(9224 - 82 St)
- Thank you to everyone who contributed to Werner and Joanne's support for their short term ministry to
Ethiopia. Our congregation raised $5720!
- Our brother in Christ, Paul White, passed away on Aug. 2. The funeral will be held on Saturday, August 25,
at 1 pm at Holyrood Mennonite Church. Reception to follow downstairs.
- Communication from Elders: Joyce Baergen has accepted the role of general coordinator during Werner’s
sabbatical. Thank you Joyce! Speakers are lined up to preach for the time Werner is away.
- Please pray for Ruth’s sister Betty as she goes through testing.
- Pray for Pastor Werner and Joanne as they prepare for their time away.
- Our brother in Christ, Paul White, passed away on Aug. 2. Please keep Paul’s family and friends in your prayers.
- Pray for traveling mercies for Sahr and Thomas as they return from Liberia. Pray for strength for the family as
they continue to walk through the grieving process. Praise that Sahr was able to arrange for his mother to
accompany him to Edmonton.
- Pray for Gertrude, as her daughter Gertrude died in Liberia.
- Pray for the father of Eunice’s niece, as she passed away suddenly.
- Please pray for Mennonite Church Uganda as it is currently in the process of building and raising funds for a new
worship centre which will eventually become its headquarters.
- Please continue to remember and pray for our members who are no longer able to attend church on a regular
basis: Ray and Ginnie Brubaker, Alma Burkholder, Hannah Loewen, George Varghese.
- Stories From Palestine: Donna Entz, Suzanne Gross and a Palestinian family will be sharing stories about
Palestine on August 17 from 7:00-8:30 at Ten Thousand Villages. This is a way to connect some of the work
Ten Thousand Villages sells, with the communities that make things. To RSVP call 780-439-8349.
- Among & Beyond: Learning about North Edmonton Ministry. Save the date, Saturday, November 10,
2018, to gather with Edmonton’s Mennonite congregations for a potluck meal and multi-cultural concert at
Lendrum Mennonite Church. The program includes children’s activities on peace between cultures, and a
presentation/discussion by Donna Entz about what it means to be a witness of Christ.
- Camp Valaqua is seeking Kitchen Volunteers. If you are able to help for any of the weeks of summer or
even a portion of a week, please contact us at 403-637-2510 or email email@example.com. A $75 camper
discount is available for parents and grandparents who volunteer.
- Golf for MCC in Tofield, Sept 8. Support MCC's international and local ministry! More info and registration at
- Ride for Refuge with MCC Alberta! Join us on Sept 29, 2018 in a bike ride or walk (Calgary, Edmonton or
anywhere!) and raise funds for MCC's local programs. Visit rideforrefuge.org/charity/mccalberta or contact
Angela at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Springridge Mennonite Church invites applications for a part-time pastor to start at the beginning of 2019.
We are a rural, multi-generational congregation of approximately 45 , located near Pincher Creek AB. We seek a
committed to Anabaptist theology, to lead our congregation as we grow as followers of Jesus. This person will
have strength in preaching and teaching, although our congregation is flexible to individual gifts. Check for
updates: https://sites.google.com/site/springridgemennonitechurch/home Inquiries, resumes and letters of
interest may be directed to: email@example.com
- Vision 20/20: Faith (Re)Focused - MCA is currently in Phase I: Listening Exercise. A June 14 meeting with
Betty Pries (Credence & Co) and the reference group initiated this phase. In early September, a survey will be
sent to MCA congregational leaders and pastors, which will conclude Phase I. Phase II: Opening to God's
Leading is a weekend event to be held November 16 and 17. The reference group members include: Tim
Wiebe-Neufeld (MCA Exec Min, Edm First), Kate Janzen (Foothills), Debbie Baergen (Edm First), Paul Neufeldt
(Lethbridge), June Miller (MCA Comm., Foothills), and Tracey Brown-Ewert (Bergthal). More details can be
found at www.mennonitechurch.ab.ca/events/vision-2020
NEXT SUNDAY (19th)
- Speaker: Mezgebu Tucho
- Worship Leader: Ike
- Music Team: Gordon’s Team
- Children’s Feature: Ike
- Scripture Reader:
- Greeters: Ike, Millie
- Ushers: Dave, Ben
- Food Bank (21st) Host(s): Ben, Pearl
Apprentices of Jesus to share God's abundant hospitality with people of
all ages and cultures through the power of the Spirit.