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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

Ushers: Garth, Dave

March 3, 2019

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 69 - The Lord is King

HWB 120 - Holy, holy, holy

HWB 310 - How good a thing it is



     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


     Silent Prayer

     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 continue.
  • 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 carolmcnaughton@mccab.ca
  • 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 office@edmonton1st.mennonitechurch.ab.ca or reach Craig directly at pastor@edmonton1st.mennonitechurch.ab.ca.


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:

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