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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: CJ

Music: African Team

Greeters: Ruth, Guenther

Ushers: Ben, Garth

January 28, 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: Insert - Praising the Lord Always

            What Shall I Render to You Oh God!

            You Are Great!



     Children’s Feature: Helena C

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

     Share & Prayer

     Song: We Will Celebrate Our God

     Scripture Reading: Psalm 62:5-12, Mark 1:14-20 (Page 604, 1045) ~ Bokolo

     Meditation: “Disciples Making New Disciples” ~ Pastor Werner


     Song: It is Marvelous




  • Food Bank: Tuesday (30th) Hosts: Diane, Doreen; Set up:
  • Council Meeting: Tuesday (30th) at 6:30 pm
  • 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.
  • 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 Jackson Boakai and the members of his family, as Jackson’s older brother has died in Liberia.
  • Pray for our new elders as they adjust to their new roles on the Elder Board.
  • Please pray for Chad Miller, the associate pastor at Foothills Mennonite Church in Calgary, as he received news that his brother in New Zealand suddenly died. He was 48 and leaves behind a wife and three kids (12,14, 16). Your prayers are greatly appreciated during this time.
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Camp Valaqua Fundraiser: Foothills Mennonite in Calgary is hosting Trivia Night on Saturday Feb 10 @ 6:30 pm. Teams of 6-8 will compete for a the prize. All are welcome – invite neighbours, friends and relatives to join. Intergenerational teams are encouraged. Observers also welcome. If you are having trouble forming a team, contact Kevin Stoesz and he will connect you. Admission will be $20 at the door and includes a dessert. Please RVSP your team beforehand with Kevin Stoesz (email: kbstoesz@gmail.com or phone: 403-464-1823).


  • Speaker: Pastor Werner
  • Worship Leader: Jackson
  • Music Team: Joyce, Rabea
  • Children’s Feature: Puppets
  • Sunday School Teacher: Theresa
  • Scripture Reader: Zipporah
  • Greeters: Faye, Helena
  • Ushers: Eunice, Thomas
  • Food Bank (6th) Host(s): Ben, Pearl; Set up:

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