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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: Jackson

Music: Joyce, Rabea

Greeters: Faye, Helena

Ushers: Eunice, Thomas

February 4, 2018

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: HWB 76 - Praise, I will praise you Lord

HWB 86 - Great is the Lord

STJ 17 - Halle, Halle, hallelujah!



     Children’s Feature: Puppets

            Sunday School is dismissed for ages 4 - Grade 4 ~ Teacher: Theresa

     Share & Prayer

     Song: STJ 31 - He Came Down

     Scripture Reading: Psalm 111:1-10, Mark 1:21-28 (Page 640, 1045) ~ Zipporah

     Meditation: “The Authority of Jesus” ~ Pastor Werner


     Song: STJ 49 - Rain down




  • Food Bank: Tuesday (6th) Hosts: Ben, Pearl; Set up:
  • Women’s Group: THIS Wednesday (7th) at 7 pm at the church. Please note that the dates listed on the February calendar are incorrect. The correct dates should be February 7 and 21.
  • NEXT SUNDAY! Child dedication and potluck: On Sunday, February 11th, we will have a child dedication for Sahr and Mary’s daughter Perpetual. Following the service we will celebrate by sharing a potluck meal.
  • Discipleship Circle: Holyrood’s discipleship circle will resume meeting on Sunday evening, Feb. 11, in the church basement, at 7 PM. All are welcome!
  • Evangelism workshop: Holyrood Mennonite Church will be hosting an evangelism workshop, led by Tim Chesterton, the minister at St. Margaret’s Anglican Church, on Saturday, March 3, 10-4 PM. There is no cost, and lunch will be provided. The title of Tim’s workshop is “How to Relax and Enjoy Evangelism.” Everyone is warmly encouraged to attend, even if the idea of sharing your faith is rather frightening!
  • Mennonite Catholic Dialogue: A group of Mennonites and Roman Catholics meets regularly for conversations concerning our faith traditions and common goals. You are invited to join the dialogue on February 23 at 7:00 pm at the Lendrum Church (11210 59 Ave NW). Come and hear how these meetings have impacted the people who have walked this journey together. Refreshments will be served. For further information contact Ike Glick.


  • Please pray for Gordon and Wendy Baergen as they are leaving with 12 people on Monday Feb 5, on a CPI Learning Tour to Honduras. Prayers for our safety as they travel in a country currently experiencing political upheaval would be appreciated.
  • Please pray for Antoinette Wallace, as her cousin has died in Liberia.
  • Please pray for Alice Suah’s sister, who is in serious condition after a car accident in Liberia.
  • Please pray for Jackson Boakai and the members of his family, as Jackson’s older brother has died in Liberia.
  • Please pray for Pastor Werner’s mother, as she recovers from surgery.


  • The Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta is pleased to announce that The Exhibit – Along the Road to Freedom – Mennonite women of courage and faith – Twenty Six paintings by Winnipeg artist Ray Dirks. These paintings honor women who brought their children out of the Soviet Union to lives of peace and freedom in Canada and Paraguay. Edmonton: Exhibit on display at King's University until Feb 6
  • Missions Fest Alberta: Our 24th Annual Conference will be held February 23 to 25 at West Edmonton Christian Assembly in Edmonton. Theme: " Do you want The King to come? …then finish The Job!" Activities include: Prayer Room; General Assemblies; Panel Discussion with Keynote Speakers; Sing to the Nations; Missions Fest Luncheon**; Intensive Training Days** (Great Commission Coaching, Connections for Women and Men on a Mission); Exhibitors (local, national & international mission organizations, camps, Bible colleges and universities) & feature areas (Missions Search Centre & Prayer Area); Resources; Festival Stage; Seminars; Praying for the Nations; Missions Cinema; Youth and Young Adult Rally & Activities; Children’s Ministries; MFA Store; and much more. Family Conference – 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.”
  • Online Registration is open for Summer 2018 www.campvalaqua.com (403) 637-2510 valaqua@xplornet.com
  • Uprooted 2018 is coming this May! Travel to Mexico with other young adults to learn about migration & peacebuilding. Visit MCC partner projects, learn from people’s stories, see global migration trends from a new perspective. Visit mccab.ca/uprooted for more info or contact Carol at 403-275-6935 carolmcnaughton@mccab.ca
  • Mennonite Disaster Service would like to invite to their All-Unit Meeting in Winkler, MB on Feb 9-10. This event is a time of sharing and celebration of the work of MDS the past year. For more information or to register please visit our website, mds.mennonite.net/all-unit-meeting/ or call us at 1-866-261-1274.
  • Coldest Night of the Year: On February 24th people across Canada will be participating in the Coldest Night of the Year, a winter walk in support of ending homelessness, and you can be a part of it! Visit cnoy.org to find out how to participate as an individual or team, or to sponsor a team! (Supported by The Mustard Seed)
  • On February 7, Bill C-262 - the Indigenous Human Rights Act - will be voted on. If passed, the Bill will move on to a Parliamentary Committee for further discussion. We must keep the pressure on and make sure the Government of Canada votes in support of Bill C-262. Individuals and congregations can support by emailing your respective Member of Parliament to encourage them to stand up for justice by championing Bill C-262. Please cc Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould as she is responsible for this file.


  • Speaker: Pastor Werner
  • Worship Leader: Dorathy
  • Music Team: Ruth, Emily
  • Children’s Feature: Ruth
  • Sunday School Teacher: Hajah
  • Scripture Reader: Zach
  • Greeters: Grace, Ann
  • Ushers: Roland, Antoinette
  • Food Bank (13th) Host(s): Ben, Pearl; Set up:

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