|Office: 9505 - 79 Street
Werner De Jong
Speaker: Jim Shantz
Worship Leader: Joyce
Music: Gordon's Team
|Greeters: Faye, Helena
Ushers: Garth, Ben
December 2, 2018
Welcome to Holyrood Mennonite Church
Sunday School ~ 9:30 am
Worship Service ~ 10:30 am
Welcome & Announcements
Call to Worship
Songs: PPT - Arise your light is come
PPT - Jesus be the center
CB 111 - All who are thirsty
Cluster Group Prayer: Joseph
HEARING GOD'S WORD
Children’s Feature: Joyce
Share & Prayer
Song: HWB 70 - Immortal, Invisible God only wise
Scripture Reading: Isaiah 9:1-3,6,7 (Page 722) ~ Venisa
Meditation: "Learning to Walk in Light in the Dark" ~ Jim Shantz
RESPONDING TO THE WORD
Song: CB 19 - Shine, Jesus Shine
- Food Bank: Tuesday (7th) Hosts: Ben, Pearl; Set up: Dave, Guenther
- Women’s Group: Wednesday (7th) at 7 pm at the church.
- Two pictures that were hanging downstairs are missing. One was of Noah’s Ark “Animal Ark” and the other
was Jesus with a crown of thorns on his head “King of Kings”. Please let Helena Ball know if you have any
information on where these pictures went.
- Christmas Eve Service: Please join us for the Christmas Eve Service on December 24th at 6:30 pm. Please
bring finger foods to share.
- There is a sign up sheet for visiting our seniors. If you are able to visit please initial it on the approximate
date. Let’s let our precious senior members know that they are not forgotten and that they are an important
part of our Holyrood family.
- Pray for Esther’s husband for his work situation.
- Our thoughts and prayers go with Patrick Kukanu and family as they remember his mother who passed away in
- Please continue to pray for Ruth’s sister Betty as she continues chemo treatments.
- Continue to remember Dixon and his family in prayer.
- Remember Werner and Joanne in prayer in their continued interactions with students, mentoring and teaching at
Meserete Kristos College. May the students be inspired by teaching on Anabaptism and encouraged by Werner
and Joanne's commitment to demonstrating God’s love through relationship building. The new women's
dormitory is open and is ready to receive up to 200 women. Pray the Lord would fill those spaces. (Werner will
return to the office in early January.)
- 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.
- Te Deum Singers present Deo Gloria! a choral concert of works by JCF Bach, John Rutter, Canadian composer
Dr. Mark Sirett, the well-loved Vivaldi's Gloria and spirituals. Directed by Diana Wiens, accompanied by Donna
Noton and orchestra, your spirit will be lifted as the choir welcomes the Advent and Christmas season. Free
admission with donations gratefully accepted to cover costs. Free parking is available at the lots behind the
church and on street. The concerts take place at Lendrum Mennonite Church (11210 59 Ave) on: Saturday,
December 1 at 7 pm, Sunday, December 2 at 2 pm https://tedeumsingers.ca/
- Coffee & Conversation. Tuesday at 10:00. Learn with us on a trip to Honduras! Carol Dyck will provide a
review of the recent Canadian Peacemakers International’s learning tour in picture and word, at Lendrum
(11210-59 Ave). All are welcome!
- Save the Date for Snow Camp: "Don't Stop Believing" Jan 11-13 Jr & Sr High combined event (Grades 7-12)
- Camp Valaqua is in need of some used vehicles: a 4x4 truck that can handle camp life & a reliable mini van for
- MCC Alberta is inviting applications for a part-time (0.7 FTE) Shop Assistant for the Edmonton Thrift Shop.
For more information contact Iliana at email@example.com. To view full job description and to apply, please
- MCC Christmas Giving - Give a gift that is a meaningful expression of God's love! Gifts of food, water, hope,
peace and education. Purchase online at mccab.ca/christmas, in person at Ten Thousand Villages or the MCC
office, or call 1-888-622-6337. Printed booklets are also available.
- MCC Ottawa Student Seminar, Feb 14 -16, 2019, People on the move: Human rights and global migration.
Visit mcccanada.ca/ottawa-student-seminar for more information. Travel subsidies are available - contact Carol
at MCC Alberta to apply firstname.lastname@example.org or 403-275-6935. ://mcccanada.ca/get-involved/serve
- Young Adults. It’s never too early to plan for your further education in September of 2019. Do you know that
both Columbia Bible College in Abbotsford and Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg offer full tuition
assistance? Check out the Sheep & Goats MDS Service Scholarship/Bursary at each of the schools’ Financial Aid
page. Application deadline is end of January 2019.
- Consider giving an AMBS six-week interactive online short course as a Christmas gift (or a joint gift)!
Upcoming options are Understanding Anabaptist Approaches to Scripture with Loren Johns, Ph.D., and Biblical
Foundations for Creation Care with Ben Ollenburger, Ph.D. Both courses are noncredit and run Jan. 9 – Feb. 19,
2019. Cost: $200 before Dec. 19; $250 after. CEUs available. ambs.edu/shortcourses
NEXT SUNDAY (9th)
- Speaker: Donita Wiebe-Neufeld
- Worship Leader: Jackson
- Music Team: African Team
- Scripture Reader: Bokolo
- Children’s Feature: Puppets
- Greeters: Ruth, Guenther
- Ushers: Roland, Eunice
- Food Bank (11th): Host(s): Ben, Pearl; Set up: Dave, Guenther
Apprentices of Jesus to share God's abundant hospitality with people of
all ages and cultures through the power of the Spirit.