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Holyrood Mennonite Church

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

Senior Pastor:

Werner De Jong






Speaker: Donna Entz

Worship Leader: Joyce

Music: African Team

Greeters: Helena, Grace

Ushers: Brock, Antoinette

January 13, 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: Lord you are so Good

Receive my Praise, Oh Lord!

Let us Dance and Celebrate



     Children’s Feature: Puppets

     Share & Prayer

Song: It is Marvelous

     Scripture Reading: Romans 10:14-15 (Page 1186) ~ Ronky

     Meditation: "Beautiful Feet in Africa" ~ Donna Entz


     Songs: Yahweh I zuo

You are Great




  • Adult Sunday School resumes this morning, January 13th.
  • TODAY: There will be a Coffee Time after the worship service to welcome home Werner and Joanne from their Short Term Mission Assignment. Please join us!
  • Food Bank: Tuesday (15th) - Hosts: Doreen, Diane; Set up:
  • Elders Meeting: Friday (18th) at 6 pm.
  • NEXT SUNDAY - Potluck: On January 27th, we will be having a potluck meal together with the Sudanese Church, Ethiopian Church, and the Zimbabwean Church to celebrate Werner and Joanne's return from their Short Term Mission Assignment to Ethiopia. Werner and Joanne will be sharing about their experiences in Ethiopia, as well. Please bring extra food to share with everyone.
  • Congratulations to Sahr, Mary, Eli, and Prepetual on the safe arrival of Purity who was born on January 1st.
  • Helena is requesting your help with an upcoming project. If you identify with a language other than English, please e mail or text the following saying in your language. "Peace be with you.” I would like everyone to be represented. Thank you. Helena: fhgertie@gmail.com 780-901-3142
  • Canadian Peacemakers International (CPI) Learning Tour. Another tour is being planned to visit Honduras, departing YEG late February or early March. The cost of the 12 day tour is about $2200 pp which includes a $500 charitable donation. Please contact Gordon and Wendy Baergen 780 467-6559 for more info.


  • Please keep Hannah Loewen's family in your thoughts and prayers, as they grieve her passing.
  • Pray for Zechariah, for healing for his leg.
  • Pray for Esther’s husband for his work situation.
  • Remember Werner and Joanne in prayer as they transition back into life here in Alberta.
  • 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.


  • Hymn Sing: You are invited to a Mennonite-Catholic Hymn Sing on January 31, 2019 at 7:00 pm at St. Thomas More Parish (210 Haddow Close NW). Come and join the Mennonite and Catholic communities as we share songs that are part of each of our traditions. Refreshments will follow the evening of singing. For further information contact Kae Neufeld at neufeldkae@gmail.com or 780 434-1965.
  • Join us at First Mennonite Church Feb 9th at 6:30 for a trivia night which is a Camp Valaqua Fundraiser. All are welcome - Invite neighbours, friends, and relatives to join. Contact Kim Wiens to submit a team of 6-8, or if you need a team contact Kim Wiens and she will connect you with a team. Admission will be $20/person at the door and a donation will also be taken at the event. Please RVSP your team to Kim Wiens before hand (friesenwiens@gmail.com or 780-953-6924). This event will be running concurrently to one at Foothills in Calgary. Let's have some fun with this competition!
  • 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 ilianafriesen@mccab.ca. To view full job description and to apply, please visit mcccanada.ca/get-involved/serve/openings/shop-assistant-edmonton-thrift-shop
  • 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 carolmcnaughton@mccab.ca or 403-275-6935.
  • MCC Alberta is inviting applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA) Coordinator. For more information contact Iliana Friesen at ilianafriesen@mccab.ca. To view full job description and to apply, please visit bit.ly/COSAcoordinator
  • Want to stay up to date on young adult opportunities with MCC Alberta? This January, we are excited to launch The Committee, a community of young people who believe that together, we can do more. Sign up today to receive monthly updates on practical ways you can learn, serve, create, advocate, pray, and give. mccab.ca/the-committee
  • Considering a short course at AMBS? See this list of upcoming courses on the bulletin board.
  • 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.


Joint Potluck Lunch

  • Speaker: Pastor Werner
  • Worship Leader: Jackson
  • Music Team: Joyce, Eun Jin
  • Scripture Reader: Mary
  • Children’s Feature: Helena C
  • Greeters:
  • Ushers: Thomas, Roland
  • Food Bank (22nd): Doreen, Diane

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