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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: Jackson

Music: Ruth, Emily

Greeters: Doreen, Ann

Usher: Garth

March 1, 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 1 - What is this place

HWB 16 - God is here among us

STJ 32 - If you believe and I believe



     Children’s Feature: Ruth

     Share & Prayer

Song: HWB 373 - Thou true vine, that heals

     Scripture Reading: Psalm 86:1-7, Mark 1:35-39 (Page 622, 1046) ~ Mary

     Meditation: “Rhythms of Prayer” ~ Pastor Werner


     Celebration of Communion

     Silent Prayer

     Song: STJ 73 - The Lord lift you up




  • Worship Committee: Tuesday (3rd) at 2 pm.
  • Food Bank: Tuesday (3rd) Hosts: Ben, Pearl
  • Elder’s Meeting: Tuesday (3rd) at 6 pm.
  • We need to have delegates from our church to attend the MCAlberta AGM taking place at First Mennonite Church this year on March 20th and 21st. We are allowed 6 delegates (voting rights) but anyone can attend and speak to issues. Please let Joanne De Jong know if you are interested in being a delegate.
  • Save the Date: Our Holyrood AGM will be on March 29. Plan now to bring a bag lunch and join us following the worship service.
  • You are invited to the 22nd Annual Interfaith Symposium on March 19th at Baitul Hadi Mosque 7005-98 Avenue. The topic is: The concept of Peace According to my Faith. Registration begins at 5:30 PM with the program starting at 6:30 PM. This is a ladies only event which has free admission and refreshments will be served. See the poster for details.


  • Please pray for Jean-Felix Mwamba and Charlotte, as Jean-Felix’s oldest brother died in Congo this week.
  • Pray for Werner and family, as they grieve the loss of his mother. Please especially hold up Werner’s father in prayer, as he had been married for 60 years.
  • Please continue to pray for healing for Helena’s carpal tunnel. Praise that it has been improving.
  • Please pray for Gertrude for quick recovery from her surgery.
  • Please keep Jill Taniguchi in your prayers, as she began her treatments for breast cancer.
  • Please continue to remember and pray for our members who are no longer able to regularly attend church: Ray Brubaker, George Varghese.


  • Carnival of Cultures! On Saturday afternoon, March 14, you are invited to a Carnival of Cultures (hosted at Lendrum Mennonite Church, 11210 59 Ave). Learn about the history of EMCN, listen to stories of newcomers, and enjoy international food and music. There will be activities for children and grownups, and opportunities to donate to EMCN's Embrace Campaign to renovate our Language Centre for Newcomers. See the poster on the bulletin board for more details.
  • Come learn about our brother and sister Mennonites in Burkina Faso, West Africa: Sunday, March 15 at 12:30 pm. Pastor Siaka Traoré, from the Église Évangelique Mennonite du Burkina Faso will be at First Mennonite Church (3650 91 Street) for a casual lunch and conversation. He will also be speaking about the quickly changing peace witness for the church in the context of growing tension from increasing radical Jihadist attacks. You are welcome to join us for lunch and conversation. To help with lunch planning, please RSVP Cari Friesen Buhr at 780-461-9459 or cjfriesen@gmail.com
  • MCC Alberta welcomes applications for the MCC Alberta Interim Executive Director position. Interested individuals are asked to apply online at mcccanada.ca/serve by March 1st, 2020. Any inquiries regarding this position can be sent to ilianafriesen@mccab.ca.
  • MCA Assembly 2020: Assemble with us for fellowship & inspiration. Official launch of Vision 20/20 Year 1; learn about shared ministries with MC Canada; Share & Connect with our faith family in Alberta & beyond. See you there March 20-21 at Edmonton First Mennonite. Register online at mcab.ca.
  • Summerfest: Handmade Market & Auction – Celebrate MCC's centennial year of relief, development and peace at the relief sale! This year’s relief sale will be held at Millennium Place in Sherwood Park, Alberta on May 22 – 23, 2020. For full details visit: mccreliefsale.com.
  • You are invited to - SAVE THE DATES - June 5, 6 & 7, 2020 - in LA CRETE for the Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta Annual General Meeting & Spring Conference - June 6, La Crete Heritage Centre, Registration $20.00, Guest Speakers: Susan Siemens - La Crete - Mennonites in the Peace Country and Dr. Colin Neufeldt - Edmonton - Russian Mennonite History. If you want to ride on the luxury bus going to the conference on June 5, please call Dave Toews 780-218-7411 or dmtoews@gmail.com ($110/pp) Poster on bulletin board.
  • Shaping Faith in a Digital Culture live stream: March 2–5. Join fellow faith leaders at a joint conference of Pastors and Leaders 2020 and Deep Faith at AMBS to think and reflect theologically about living, worshiping and playing in digital spaces. If you can’t make it in person, join online at anabapti.st/live. View the schedule for the event at ambs.edu/pastorsandleaders.


  • Speaker: Liz Wall
  • Worship Leader: Joyce
  • Music: African Team
  • Children’s Feature: Helena
  • Scripture Reader:
  • Greeters: Helena, Lisa
  • Usher: Thomas
  • Food Bank (10th): Host(s) Ben, Pearl

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