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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: Ed

Music: Ruth, Emily

Greeters: Helena, Grace

Ushers: Brock, Antoinette

January 14, 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: STJ 10 - Spirit, working in Creation

HWB 28 - Breathe upon us, Holy Spirit

HWB 46 - I sing the might power of God



     Children’s Feature: Ruth

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

     Share & Prayer

     Commissioning of New Elders

     Song: HWB 507 - Gracious Spirit, dwell in me

     Scripture Reading: Genesis 1:1-5, Acts 19:1-7 (Page 779, 1008) ~ Venisa

     Meditation: “The Spirit of Renewal” ~ Pastor Werner


     Song: STJ 95 - I want to walk as a child of the light




  • Food Bank: Tuesday (16th) Hosts: Diane, Doreen; Set up:
  • Elder’s Meeting: Friday (19th) at 6 pm.


  • Pray for our new elders as they adjust to their new roles on the Elder Board.
  • Please pray for Pastor Werner’s mother, as she recovers from surgery.
  • Pray for Esther’s uncle, as he has suffered a stroke.
  • Please continue to pray for Helena’s co-worker, Diana.


  • Snowcamp at Camp Valaqua - Sr High Snowcamp (grades 10-12) will be on February 23-25. Register online at www.campvalaqua.com
  • The Global Social Justice Conference - January 19-20, hosted at Crossroads Church in Red Deer, in partnership with Prairie College. It is a conference to educate and inspire participants to respond to the biblical mandate of justice toward those to whom Christ was referring to in Matthew 19:14. Attending the conference will increase your awareness of critical issues faced by people in Canada and around the world and illustrate ways the local church can effectively respond to needs. Presenters include World Vision Canada, Food for the Hungry, Samaritan's Purse, and more. $10 cost includes lunch on Saturday and a concert by Brian Doerksen. See the bulletin board or prairie.edu/events for more information or register at gsjconference2018.eventbrite.ca
  • Canadian Mennonite University's "Faith & Science" series will feature guest lecturer Dr. Rick Lindroth, University of Wisconsin on Tuesday, Jan 30 at 7:00 pm, Marpeck Commons (2299 Grant ave, Winnipeg). His subject will be "Science as a Way of Knowing: the Pursuit of Truth in a Post-Truth World." The public is invited. For more information see: cmu.ca/events
  • RJC TOURNAMENT OF MEMORIES - January 19th & 20th - Basketball and Hockey are waiting for you! Alumni, family and friends should register by January 15th by email (deneldafast@hotmail.com) for basketball. Come play or watch the fast paced court action! Hockey will consist of current students, young alumni and not so young alumni (figure out where you fit!) Reconnect with old classmates and friends and exercise your mind, body and spirit at the same time! Your alumni newsletter "RJC CONNECT" which you received via email or mail in early December has details as well or check out our Facebook page. If you have questions contact Denelda at 306-221-2846 or RJC office at 306-232-4222.
  • MCC Ottawa Student Seminar, Feb 15 -17, 2018 - Students from across Canada will gather in Ottawa to learn about Palestine and Israel with politicians and civil society advocates. Visit mcccanada.ca/ottawa-student-seminar to register before Jan 19, 2018. Travel subsidies are available - contact Carol at MCC Alberta for more information carolmcnaughton@mccab.ca or 403-275-6935.
  • 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! For more information or to apply please visit mcccanada.ca/salt
  • 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)


  • Speaker: Randy Haluza-DeLay
  • Worship Leader: Joyce
  • Music Team: Joyce, Eun Jin
  • Children’s Feature: Diane
  • Sunday School Teacher: Dorathy
  • Scripture Reader:
  • Greeters: Ann, Ike
  • Ushers: Thomas, Roland
  • Food Bank (23rd) Host(s): Diane, Doreen; Set up:

Training Apprentices of Jesus to share God's abundant hospitality with people of all ages and cultures through the power of the Spirit.