|Office: 9505 - 79 Street
Werner De Jong
Speaker: Pastor Werner
Worship Leader: Ed
Music: Gordon's Team
|Greeters: Ruth, Guenther
Ushers: Dave, Garth
January 27, 2019
Welcome to Holyrood Mennonite Church
Sunday School ~ 9:30 am
Worship Service ~ 10:30 am
Welcome & Announcements
Call to Worship
Songs: STJ 9 - Come now is the time to worship
CB 69 - I will enter His gates with Thanksgiving
Ppt - 10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)
Offering: STJ 8 - We are people on a journey
HEARING GOD'S WORD
Children’s Feature: Joanne
Song: HWB 16 - God is here among us
Scripture Reading: Psalm 100 (Page 630) ~ Tarnisha
Meditation: "Rediscovering the Presence of God" ~ Pastor Werner
RESPONDING TO THE WORD
Song: HWB 355 - Savior, like a shepherd lead us
- ALL ARE WELCOME to join us downstairs for a potluck lunch following the worship service. Werner and
Joanne will be sharing about their experiences, as we celebrate their return from their Short Term Mission
Assignment to Ethiopia.
- Food Bank: Tuesday (29th) - Hosts: Doreen, Diane; Set up: Dave, Guenther
- Council Meeting: Tuesday (29th) at 6:30 pm
- Our next Communion service will be on February 10.
- Helena Ball's cluster group is invited to a soup lunch on February 10 after church. Please see invitations in
- 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
- 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, email@example.com) or Gordon Baergen (780-953-2651,
firstname.lastname@example.org) We can use both desktops and laptops.
- Mark your calendars: MCC Relief Sale and Bazaar happening in Coaldale May 31 & June 1. More details to
- Please continue to pray for Ruth’s sister, Betty. She has finished her chemo treatments, and is feeling much
- Pray for Ike and Millie to heal quickly from illness.
- 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.
- Sunday, January 27, 7:00pm: An evening with Dr. Cheryl Bear at First Mennonite Church, 3650 – 91 Street
NW. Stories and songs from an amazing Indigenous woman. To learn more about Cheryl visit her website
- The Joy of Song: You are invited to a Mennonite-Catholic Hymn Sing on January 31, at 7 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. Contact Kae Neufeld at
email@example.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
(firstname.lastname@example.org or 780-953-6924). This event will be running concurrently to one at Foothills in
Calgary. Let's have some fun with this competition!
- 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.
- 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
- The Mennonite Heritage Archives is partnering with Refuge 31 Films in their production of Volendam: Ship
of Freedom. The film will tell the story of Mennonite Refugees who fled Europe after WWII. If you were on the
ship during the February 1947 trip to Argentina (or your parent or relative was) and are interested in telling
your story, Refuge 31 Films would like to interview you or your relative on camera. We are also interested in
still photographs and film footage of the Volendam ship itself from that period, as well as the refugee camps in
Germany. Contact: email@example.com
- Common Ground Treaty Walk - Between May 31 and June 14, 30 Indigenous, unionist and Church walkers
will journey 320 kilometres from Edmonton (Treaty 6) to Calgary (Treaty 7). Stopping at a dozen sites to host
public "Treaty Talks" (see www.treatytalk.com), the walk seeks to honour the sacred covenants of these lands
and the call of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission for "sustained, public education and dialogue" on
Treaties. Would you like to join? MC Canada is helping Indigenous colleagues and the Health Sciences
Association of Alberta organize the Common Ground Treaty Walk and we have space for four core Mennonite
walkers! If you are interested and available for 15 days, please email Steve Heinrichs
(firstname.lastname@example.org), director of Indigenous-Settler Relations, for more details and a registration
form. Please note that there will be no limit to "day-walker" participation; the more Mennonites, the better!
Application deadline is end of January.
NEXT SUNDAY (3rd)
- Speaker: Pastor Elizabeth
- Worship Leader: Sue
- Music Team: Ruth, Emily
- Scripture Reader:
- Children’s Feature: Ruth
- Greeters: Doreen, Helena
- Ushers: Eunice, Thomas
- Food Bank (5th): Hosts: Ben, Pearl; Set-up: Dave, Guenther
Apprentices of Jesus to share God's abundant hospitality with people of
all ages and cultures through the power of the Spirit.