|Office: 9505 - 79 Street
Werner De Jong
Speaker: Pastor Werner
Worship Leader: Jackson
Music: Ruth, Emily
|Greeters: Doreen, Ann
Ushers: Garth, Dave
March 3, 2019
Welcome to Holyrood Mennonite Church
Sunday School ~ 9:30 am
Worship Service ~ 10:30 am
Welcome & Announcements
Call to Worship
Songs: HWB 69 - The Lord is King
HWB 120 - Holy, holy, holy
HWB 310 - How good a thing it is
HEARING GOD'S WORD
Children’s Feature: Ruth
Share & Prayer
Song: HWB 250 - Beneath the cross of Jesus
Scripture Reading: Psalm 99, Luke 9:28-36 (Page 630, 1084) ~ Bokolo
Meditation: "Hidden in Plain Sight" ~ Pastor Werner
RESPONDING TO THE WORD
Song: HWB 428 - Lord, let us now depart in peace
- Food Bank: Tuesday (5th) - Hosts: Doreen; Set up: Dave, Guenther
- Prayer Meeting: Wednesday (6th) - Everyone is invited to attend a weekly prayer meeting and Bible study (for
the next 2 weeks) on Wednesday evenings, 7 PM, in our church basement, as we pray for guidance and renewal
for our church members, for our congregation, and for Mennonite Church Alberta. This call to prayer is part of
Mennonite Church Alberta's Vision 20/20 renewal process.
- The Annual Delegate Session and Vision 20/20 Gathering for Mennonite Church Alberta will be held at
Bergthal Mennonite Church in Didsbury from March 15-16. Registration IS NOW OPEN. It would be great to
have many representatives from Holyrood Mennonite Church at this critical assembly in which we seek God's
direction for the future. To register, visit www.mennonitechurch.ab.ca/events
- Praise for Thomas’ safe return from Liberia. Please pray for the stability of the country, and for the churches.
- Pray for safety for Gordon and Wendy, and the CPI team as they travel to Honduras.
- Pray for Wendy’s parents, as they journey through the final stages of their lives.
- Pray for Zach as he is traveling in Europe, for traveling mercies and protection.
- Pray for Amie’s mother’s health.
- Pray for healing for Eunice’s daughter Ruth.
- Please pray for the M2W2 programs, that God will provide a new sponsorship of this program so that it might
- Pray for healing for Reuben Tut, pastor of the Edmonton South Sudanese Mennonite Church, who is very
weakened by tuberculosis.
- 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 pray for Mennonite Church Uganda, which is experiencing significant growth, and now has more than 20
congregations. Pray for training for pastors/church leaders, and pray for basic infrastructure needs (simple
church buildings/shelters, and chairs for members to sit on).
- 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.
- From North Edmonton Ministry: All Women are invited to an interfaith event at Baitul Hadi Mosque,
7005-98 Avenue, on Thursday March 14 at 6:30 pm (registration opens 5:30). It has been most inspiring in
the past. This year, to honour International Women's Day, our theme is titled "Women as Nation Builders".
- CPI Benefit Concert: Enjoy the delightful choral music of Excentrica and Friends while supporting the work of
Canadian Peacemakers International. Sunday, March 17 at 6 pm at the Lendrum Mennonite Church. Admission
by donation with reception to follow.
- Friday, April 12, 7:00pm: The First Mennonite Church Truth and Reconciliation Action Group invites you to
attend a screening of Treaty Talk (www.treatytalk.com) hosted by the producer Patricia Makokis at First
Mennonite (3650 – 91 Street NW). The screening will be followed by a discussion on what it means to be a
non-Indigenous treaty person. Any and all are welcome!
- Planting Peace Gathering 2019 is looking for a Cook for approx 25 people during the week of April 28 - May
4 at Camp Valaqua. Contact Carol for more details firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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
- Mark your calendars: The MCC Sale is happening in Coaldale May 31 & June 1. More details to come.
- MCA Vision20/20 Phase III & Annual Delegate Sessions- Registration is open for the March 15 -16 event
in Didsbury. Registration and resources are at mennonitechurch.ab.ca. Come as a delegate or as a guest.
Billeting deadline March 3. Please register by March 10. mennonitechurch.ab.ca
- Shake: Rattled by the Radical - a national youth event held at Shekina Camp (near Saskatoon) July 28- Aug
1 for grades 6-12. Registration fee is $375. Bursaries are available if registered by April 26. prairieyouth.ca
- Craig Neufeld will be installed as pastor at Edmonton First Mennonite Church on Sunday, March 10, 2019. Pray
for Craig and the congregation as they celebrate together. You can send greetings to Edmonton First at
email@example.com or reach Craig directly at
NEXT SUNDAY (10th)
1st Sunday of Lent
- Speaker: Pastor Werner
- Worship Leader: Ed
- Music Team: African Team
- Scripture Reader: Zipporah
- Children’s Feature: Diane
- Confession: Ruth G
- Greeters: Helena, Grace
- Ushers: Antoinette, Roland
- Food Bank (12th): Hosts: Doreen; Set-up:
Apprentices of Jesus to share God's abundant hospitality with people of
all ages and cultures through the power of the Spirit.