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Holyrood Mennonite Church

Office: 9505 - 79 Street 466-3277 office@holyrood.mennonitechurch.ab.ca

Senior Pastor:

Werner De Jong






Speaker: Pastor Werner

Worship Leader: CJ

Music: African Team

Greeters: Grace, Ann

Ushers: Roland, Antoinette

February 10, 2019

Welcome to Holyrood Mennonite Church

Sunday School ~ 9:30 am

Worship Service ~ 10:30 am


     Musical Prelude

     Welcome & Announcements

     Call to Worship

     Opening Prayer


     Songs: Glory Be to God in the Highest

            I Never Knew

            Praising the Lord Always



     Children’s Feature: Puppets

     Share & Prayer

Song: You Are Lord

            If I Don’t Praise You

     Scripture Reading: Psalm 136, 1 Cor 15:1-11 (Page 654, 1205)

     Meditation: "The Gospel" ~ Pastor Werner


     Silent Prayer

     Celebration of Communion

     Song: Great Things He Has Done




  • Fellowship Breakfasts: Tuesday (12th) at 7 am at the Albert’s Restaurant in Capilano Mall. All are welcome to join us.
  • Food Bank: Tuesday (12th) - Hosts: Ben, Pearl; Set up: Dave, Guenther
  • Prayer Meeting: Wednesday (13th) - Everyone is invited to attend a weekly prayer meeting and Bible study (for the next 5 weeks) on Wednesday evenings, 7 PM, in our church basement, as we pray for guidance and renewal for our church members, for our congregation, and for Mennonite Church Alberta. This call to prayer is part of Mennonite Church Alberta's Vision 20/20 renewal process.
  • Helena Ball's cluster group is invited to a soup lunch TODAY after church.
  • On Feb 24 after church please plan to stay for a presentation based on the 20/20 visioning meeting that Helena attended with Mennonite Church Alberta. It will be about an hour so please bring a snack if you would like one.
  • Our church AGM is coming up again soon so we need all the regular reports to be sent electronically to Dave Lefever at djlefever75@gmail.com. We are requesting that the reports from the Pastor, Elders, Treasurer, Administrative Council/Trustees, Worship Committee, Women's Group, MVS unit all be sent by Feb. 24th so that Dave has time to put the booklet together. Those reports need to be in the mailboxes by March 10 so everyone has a chance to read them in time for our AGM on March 24th.
  • The Annual Delegate Session and Vision 20/20 Gathering for Mennonite Church Alberta will be held at Bergthal Mennonite Church in Didsbury from March 15-16. Registration IS NOW OPEN. It would be great to have many representatives from Holyrood Mennonite Church at this critical assembly in which we seek God's direction for the future. To register, visit www.mennonitechurch.ab.ca/events


  • Pray for the Jantzi family, as Bonnie’s son Kerry passed away on February 2.
  • Pray for Zach as he is traveling in Europe.
  • Pray for Sue’s brother in law, John.
  • Please pray for Jane Blume who was in a car accident in High River on Monday, January 28, and sustained very serious injuries. Her family is requesting prayer.
  • Pray for those who are searching for work.
  • Pray for health for Alma.
  • VISION 20/20 - A Season of Prayer: As we transition from Phase II to Phase III, we've been asked to pause and listen. Of what is God asking us to let go? Of what is God asking us to take hold? Pray for open minds - to really see all that is good and all that is challenging; open hearts - to listen to one another with humility; open wills - to really be, to surrender ourselves; open spirit - to really know deep in our bones that we are loved by God.
  • 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, George Varghese.


  • Another CPI Learning Tour is leaving for Honduras on March 4. If you have an old working computer, with a minimum of an 80 gig hard drive , and you would like to give it a second life helping educate students in Honduras, call Dave Hubert (780-462-6234, dehubert@telus.net) or Gordon Baergen (780-953-2651, gbaergen@yahoo.com) We can use both desktops and laptops.
  • Missions Fest Alberta - Join us for Alberta’s “25th Anniversary" February 22 to 24 at West Edmonton Christian Assembly. Theme: "To God Be The Glory!” Keynote Speakers: Paul Estabrooks – HOPE Outreach of Canada; Kevin & Julia Garratt – Authors/Speakers (Canadians arrested in China in 2014 for spying and espionage); and Danny MacKay – e3 Ministry Canada / I AM Second. No General Registration – Free Admission – Free-Will Offerings. Tickets and registration required for some activities see www.mfest.ab.ca for more information. You will be challenged to “Find Your Purpose; Make a Difference.”
  • World Day of Prayer: The service in our zone will take place at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, 9034 - 95 Ave on Friday, March 1 at 7 pm. The service “Come, everything is ready!” is written by the women of Slovenia. Refreshments and fellowship will follow in the Church Hall. Elevator at SE entrance. Due to LRT construction, please allow extra travel time. All are welcome.
  • Planting Peace Gathering 2019 is happening April 28 - May 4 at Camp Valaqua! All young adults ages 18-30 are invited to come out for a week of fun and learning about new ways to promote peacebuilding in the community. Visit mccab.ca/planting-peace for full details and to register.
  • Are you between the ages of 18-30, and looking to be challenged, and to learn, serve, and grow in your faith? MCC is seeking applicants for the Serving and Learning Together (SALT) program to serve for 11 months in a variety of assignments in Latin America, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East! mcccanada.ca/salt
  • Mark your calendars: MCC Relief Sale and Bazaar happening in Coaldale May 31 & June 1. More details to come.
  • Vision 20/20: Phase III - Discerning God's Call: Registration is now open. Go to www.mennonitechurch.ab.ca/events to register.
  • MCA "Save the Dates": Apr 6 - Evening with Joint Council, Apr 28 - Celebration of Doug and Rose, May 13-15 - Faith Studies in Lethbridge, Jun 7-9 - Women's Retreat, Oct 5-6 - Vision 20/20: Phase IV - Incarnating God's Call
  • MCA Ordination: Heather Klassen will be Ordained by Mennonite Church Alberta and Foothills Mennonite Church during Foothills’ morning worship on Sunday, February 10, 2019. Pray for Heather and Foothills as they recognize her calling as a Celebrant to be an extension of their congregation’s ministry, and as we as MCA affirm that calling. Words of encouragement and support can be sent to Foothills Mennonite Church at office@foothillsmennonite.ca.


  • Speaker: Pastor Werner
  • Worship Leader: Ike
  • Music Team: Joyce, Eun Jin
  • Scripture Reader: Venisa
  • Children’s Feature: Helena C
  • Greeters: Ike, Millie
  • Ushers: Brock, Carol
  • Food Bank (19th): Hosts: Ben, Pearl; Set-up: Dave, Guenther

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