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Holyrood Mennonite Church

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

Senior Pastor:

Werner De Jong






Speaker: Tim Wiebe-Neufeld

Worship Leader: Jackson

Music: Joyce, Emily

Greeters: Ann, Lisa

Usher: Thomas

January 19, 2020

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 167 - For God so loved us

HWB 341 - Jesus loves me



     Children’s Feature: Joyce

     Share & Prayer

Song: HWB 521 - Come, thou fount

     Scripture Reading: Ephesians 4:1-7, 11-16; Ephesians 2:10 (Page 1226)

     Meditation: “A Vision-Led Way of Life” ~ Tim Wiebe-Neufeld


     Silent Prayer

     Song: HWB 420 - Heart with loving heart united




  • Pastor Werner will be away Jan. 17-21 visiting with his parents in Ontario, as his mother is ailing.
  • Food Bank: Tuesday (21st) Hosts: Ben, Pearl
  • Elder’s Meeting: Tuesday (21st) at 6 pm.
  • "Becoming an Ally - Breaking the Cycle of Oppression" - Book discussion group. "Becoming an Ally" has been recommended by indigenous partners and members of other communities with whom MCC, Dona Entz and others work. A monthly discussion of this book by Ann Bishop will take place at Randy Haluza-DeLay's home (3823 62 St. NW Edmonton). The first meeting is MONDAY JANUARY 27th, 6:30 PM. If you are interested please contact Jim Shantz at (jimshantz@mccab.ca) or just show up. Randy has copies of the book available ($30).


  • Please pray for the Chokpelleh family, as they have lost a family member.
  • Pray for Werner’s mother, as she recovers from her broken hip.
  • Please pray for Ann’s neighbour.
  • Praise that Helena’s hand has been improving.
  • Please pray for Betty as she waits for the final stages of chemotherapy.
  • Please pray for Antoinette and family as they grieve the loss of her uncle.
  • Pray for MCN to find a new Director.
  • Please continue to remember and pray for our members who are no longer able to regularly attend church: Ray Brubaker, George Varghese.


  • Coffee and Conversation this Tuesday (21st) at 10:00 at Lendrum Mennonite Church - Dave Hubert will be providing a full report on the happenings of Canadian Peacemakers International in Honduras and beyond.. All are welcome!
  • The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Edmonton invites you to attend a special Interfaith event "Pathway to Peace" - Religious Founders Day, on Thursday, January 30 at 6:30- 8:30 pm. We will hear perspectives from speakers representing Judaism, Christianity, Sikhism, Hinduism and Islam on the "Pathway to Peace". Please attend with your family and friends. See the poster on the bulletin board for more details. Location: Northgate Lions Recreation Centre, 7524 - 139 Av NW, Edmonton. Please register at: https://facebook.com/events/s/pathways-to-peace-religious-fo/473322773618748/?ti=as
  • Hymn Sing: Join the Mennonite and Catholic communities for an evening of singing together on January 31 at 7:00 pm at Lendrum Mennonite Church (11210-59 Ave NW). We will be exploring the history of our music by singing songs from the various eras. Everyone is welcome to join us for this time of singing and refreshments.
  • 3rd Annual Trivia Night! Camp Valaqua's third annual trivia night is happening this February 8th at 6:30. Both Calgary (Foothills Mennonite Church) and Edmonton (First Mennonite) will be hosting again this year. Everyone is welcome! The cost will be $20 at the door and donations will be taken. Sign up with a team or as a individual by emailing Kevin @ kbstoesz@gmail.com (Calgary) or Dan @ nielsen.daniel.b@gmail.com (Edmonton).
  • MCA Annual Delegate Session - Save the Date - March 20-21 at First Mennonite in Edmonton. Launching year 1 - Encountering, Embracing, Embodying Christ in Life. Registration coming soon.
  • Camp Valaqua - Summer Registration is OPEN! campvalaqua.com
  • MCA Women's Retreat - Save the Date - June 5-7 in Sylvan Lake.
  • Work Experience with World Experience: MCC Webinar - Are you a young adult (ages 18-30) interested in international service with MCC? Join us for a webinar on January 22, 2020 from noon - 1:00 p.m. (EST) to learn about our year-long, Christian cross-cultural service experience, SALT (Serving and Learning Together), as well as service worker, internship and career opportunities both here at home and around the world. Register today at mcc.org/service-webinar! Space is limited.
  • The Mustard Seed would like to invite you and your family to join them on Saturday, February 22 for Coldest Night of the Year 2020 and briefly share the experience many vulnerable men and women experience every day without a home. When we walk together and raise support we can put empathy and compassion to work in a tangible way! Saturday, February 22, 4 – 7 pm (Dinner included) at Trinity Lutheran Church, 10014 81st Avenue NW. To register or volunteer visit the seed.ca , or if you have questions contact Alexandra at 780-426-9090 or email at AlexandraScivoletto@theseed.ca.


  • Speaker: Pastor Werner
  • Worship Leader: Joseph
  • Music: Joyce, Eun Jin
  • Children’s Feature: Helena
  • Scripture Reader: Zipporah
  • Greeters: Ruth, Guenther
  • Usher: Dave
  • Food Bank (28th): Host(s) Ben, Pearl

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