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Holyrood Mennonite Church

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

Senior Pastor:

Werner De Jong






Speaker: John Olfert

Worship Leader: Joyce

Music: Joyce, Eun Jin

Greeters: Faye, Ann

Ushers: Brock, Carol

June 24, 2018

Welcome to Holyrood Mennonite Church

Worship Service ~ 10:30 am


     Musical Prelude

     Welcome & Announcements

     Call to Worship

     Opening Prayer


Songs: HWB 46 - I sing the mighty power of God

HWB 99 - We praise thee, O God

STJ 17 - Halle, Halle, Hallelujah!



     Children’s Feature: John Olfert

            Sunday School will resume in the fall

     Share & Prayer

     Song: HWB 349 - Spirit of the Living God

     Scripture Reading: 1 Samuel 3:1-10 (Page 283)

     Meditation: “Who Me?” ~ John Olfert


     Song: HWB 395 - Here I am, Lord




  • TODAY!!! Church BBQ and Picnic: We will be having a BBQ and potluck lunch on the lawn this morning following the worship service. Join us outside and enjoy time visiting together.
  • Fellowship Breakfast(s): Tuesday (26th) at 7 am at the Albert’s Restaurant in Capilano Mall. All are welcome!
  • Food Bank: Tuesday (26th) Hosts: Ben, Pearl; Set up:
  • Council Meeting: Tuesday (26th) at 6:30 pm
  • Communion: We will be celebrating Communion together next Sunday, July 1st. Please take time this week to prepare your heart.
  • You are invited to a pre-wedding celebration/potluck for Aaron Fairbrother and Rachel Walpert on Sunday, July 8th here at the church. Come celebrate with them and wish them well. A money tree will be set up for anyone wishing to send a card or monetary gift.


  • Please pray for Godfrey and the church that he is attempting to plant in Hoima, Uganda.
  • 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, Hannah Loewen, George Varghese, Paul White.


  • An Evening of Classical Music with the Friesen family of Saskatoon. Sunday, June 24, 7:30 pm, First Mennonite Church, 3650 91st St. Tickets at the door: $20 adults / $10 students
  • Paul Cumin will report and reflect on his recent MCC learning tour in Palestine-Israel with a talk entitled, “Unholy crux: the Evangelical component in the Israel-Palestine conflict.” Please join us for Coffee & Conversation at 10:00 this coming Tuesday, June 26, at Lendrum Mennonite Church, 11210-59 Ave. All are welcome!
  • On July 31 - Aug 3, Edmonton will host the North American Interfaith Network (NAIN) Conference. Held at MacEwan University, opening day will include a blanket exercise, keynotes by Marie Wilson (TRC Commissioner) and her husband Stephen Kakfwi (former Premier of NWT) and will conclude with a mini round dance. Several workshop slots as well as two tours will focus on Indigenous stories and experiences. Our keynote on Wednesday is a young female Muslim scholar and several of our workshops will engage us on issues of dialogue and pilgrimage. General Romeo Dallaire will share about his journey with PTSD on Thursday. MCA's Donna Entz will co-lead a workshop with Shiraz Kanjion titled A Journey towards understanding the “Other”: the Christian-Muslim dialogue experience in Edmonton. The event webpage is at: https://nain2018edmonton.ca/
  • Grow Hope North with MCC Alberta & Canadian Foodgrains Banks (CFGB): Sponsor an acre of land near Fort Saskatchewan for $300 - only 50 acres left! Local farmers will grow your crop and donate the proceeds to MCC and CFGB. Go to mccab.ca/grow-hope to donate and find out how your $300 donation could mean as much as $2,500 toward alleviating hunger around the world! Contact Donita Wiebe-Neufeld at donitawiebeneufeld@mccab.ca for more information
  • Golf for MCC in Tofield, Sept 8. Support MCC's international and local ministry! More info and registration at mccab.ca/golf-tofield
  • MCC Alberta is inviting applications for a part-time (0.6 FTE) 5 month contract Refugee Sponsorship Coordinator position. For more information contact Iliana at ilianafriesen@mccab.ca. To view full job description and to apply, please visit bit.ly/job-refugee
  • MCC Alberta is inviting applications for a part-time (0.5 FTE) Marketing and Communications Coordinator. For more information contact Iliana at ilianafriesen@mccab.ca. To view full job description and to apply, please visit bit.ly/job-mcc-marketing
  • Student Bursary: Mennonite Church Alberta sponsors a bursary for students attending a post-secondary Anabaptist institute. Each year, $8000 is distributed evenly to those who qualify (and complete the application). DEADLINE to apply JULY 31. See www.mennonitechurch.ab.ca
  • Ride for International Witness: Mennonite Church Canada’s 2018 Ride for Refuge campaign has the goal of raising $75,000 for International Witness. Interested in starting a team? More information can be found at https://rideforrefuge.org/home.


Canada Day

  • Speaker: Pastor Werner
  • Worship Leader: CJ
  • Music Team: Ruth, Emily
  • Children’s Feature: Ruth
  • Scripture Reader: Zach
  • Greeters: Ike, Millie
  • Ushers: Dave, Garth
  • Food Bank (3rd) Host(s): Diane


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