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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: Joyce, Eun Jin

Greeters: Ike, Millie

Ushers: Brock, Garth

June 25, 2017

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 of Praise: HWB 12 - Come, let us all unite to sing

STJ 43 - My faith has found a resting place

STJ 29 - You are all we have



     Children’s Feature: Puppets

            There is no Children’s Sunday School for the summer

     Share & Prayer

     Song: HWB 420 - Heart with loving heart united

     Scripture Reading: Psalm 116:1-12, 12-19; Matt 9:35-10:8 (Page 642, 1017) ~ Venisa

     Meditation: “Commissioned!” ~ Pastor Werner


     Song: HWB 433 - Go, my children




  • Fellowship Breakfasts: Tuesday (27th) at 7 am at the Albert’s Restaurant in Capilano Mall. You are welcome to join us!
  • Food Bank: Tuesday (27th) Hosts: Ben, Pearl; Set up:
  • Council Meeting: Tuesday (27th) at 6:30 pm
  • Women’s Group: Wednesday (28th) at 7 pm at the church.
  • You are invited to the CPI AGM at the home of Gordon and Wendy Baergen on June 25. The AGM will kick-off with a pot luck BBQ at 5:00 P.M. The meat and fixins will be provided, but when you RSVP to the Baregens (780-467-6559, e-mail: wbaergen@hotmail.com) that you plan to attend, could you let them whether you can bring a salad or dessert? Thank you. Join us for an evening in a beautiful setting for a CPI update, good food and good fellowship. If you need directions to the Baergens, ask when you RSVP. They they will send a map. Don't forget to bring a lawn chair and bug spray.
  • MCC has received requests for 1600 more Relief kits than they currently have in stock at their Canadian warehouse. The goal here in Alberta is to contribute between 300 and 400 of those kits. Would you please consider collecting kits or kit items with your family, friends, or small group? These items would need to be in the Calgary warehouse by July 19, so that they can reach Manitoba to be shipped overseas at the beginning of August. Any questions? Please call Linda at the MCC Office. Thanks in advance for your generous response.


  • Pray for Aaron who has recently undergone bowel surgery.
  • Pray God’s comfort for Eunice and her family, as she mourns her husband Thomas.
  • Pray for Esther and her family, as her niece in Liberia died.
  • Pray for Mary Bundor, who has a c-section scheduled for June 27.
  • Pray for Chris, as he moves back to Montreal.
  • Hannah Loewen is at her home in Leduc with congestive heart failure. Please pray for her.
  • Pray for Dixon as he searches for employment.
  • Please pray for Norm Nicholson. Norm has been having health issues off and on for the last month and last week he went to a doctor to get checked out. The procedure that the medical staff in Bobo wants to do/is suggesting to do is rather invasive. He and Lillian feel more comfortable continuing the process in Ouaga so are moving their family to the capital city once more for an indefinite period of time. Please pray that this issue can be easily treated.
  • Calvary greetings from Pastor Simon Onyango in Uganda. The Lord continues to guide us in His work. We have organized a leaders' conference 24th - 27th July 2017. Please pray with us that this exercise may go on well.


  • FRIESEN FAMILY BAND IN CONCERT: July 1 – Lendrum MB Church, 11210 59th Ave, 7:30 pm Admission by donation. Come be inspired by FFB's trademark faith-folk music
  • AN EVENING OF CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH THE FRIESENS: From Baroquetrumpet to Romantic piano July 2 – First Mennonite Church, 3650 91st St, 7:30 pm Admission: $20 adults / $10 students
  • ***Urgent Need*** MCC Alberta is in urgent need of 400 Relief kits for Ukraine by July 19th! Consider collecting kit contents with your small group, family, friends or church. The value of one kit is approx $50 (including shipping & the bucket!). Contact Linda at 403-275-6935 or bit.ly/MCCKits
  • MCC Alberta is inviting applications for a Full time (1.0 FTE) Manager for the Edmonton Thrift Shop. Application deadline is July 3rd. For more information contact Iliana at ilianafriesen@mccab.ca. To view full job description and to apply, please visit bit.ly/EdmontonMCCThrift
  • Golf for MCC in Tofield. Support MCC's work in Food projects. More info and registration at mccab.ca/golf-tofield. Early bird registration: by June 30 for 2 chances or by Aug 15 for 1 chance to win a Fitbit!
  • Special Mennonite Church Canada Assembly: Registration is now open for the Special Delegate Assembly planned for October 13-15 in Winnipeg. The agenda will include decisions about the future structure of the Mennonite Church at a provincial and national level. Congregations are encouraged to send a full slate of delegates to this important time of worship, decision-making, and sharing about the movement of God's Spirit. See http://www.cvent.com/d/c5q8ft for registration details. See http://futuredirectionsmc.ca/ for draft documents and proposals. Note: Watch for the complete Future Directions proposal, available in early July.
  • Summer is an opportunity to take out the lawn chair or beach blanket and read! CommonWord’s 9th annual Summer Reading list (items for sale or loan) is available.
  • Visit AMBS! Consider scheduling a personal visit to learn more about how Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary’s on-campus and distance programs can serve your educational goals. Meet students and professors in person, attend classes, join us in worship and get first-hand information about financial aid and scholarships. http://www.ambs.edu/admissions/visit
  • Advanced Spiritual Guidance Seminar. Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary’s yearlong supervised program in spiritual guidance is for people who offer spiritual direction and wish to enhance their skills. It will be offered in a hybrid format. Online work begins Aug. 14, 2017. On-campus dates are Sept. 11–12, 2017, and April 23–25, 2018, in Elkhart, Indiana. http://www.ambs.edu/lifelong-learning/advanced-spiritual-guidance


  • Speaker: Donna Entz
  • Worship Leader: Ike
  • Music Team: Ruth, Emily
  • Children’s Feature: Ruth
  • Scripture Reader:
  • Sound: Max
  • Ushers: Brock, Roland
  • Greeters: Helena
  • Food Bank: Tuesday (4th) Hosts: Set up:

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