|Office: 9505 - 79 Street
Werner De Jong
Speaker: Donita Wiebe-Neufeld
Worship Leader: Joyce
Music: Ruth, Emily
|Greeters: Grace, Millie
Ushers: Roland, Eunice
May 13, 2018
Welcome to Holyrood Mennonite Church
Sunday School ~ 9:30 am
Worship Service ~ 10:30 am
Welcome & Announcements
Call to Worship
Songs: HWB 490 - Lord of the home
HWB 492 - God of Eve and God of Mary
HWB 38 - The Lord is in His holy temple
Offering: Women’s Group
HEARING GOD'S WORD
Children’s Feature: Ruth
Sunday School is dismissed for ages 4 - Grade 4 ~ Teacher: Hajah
Share & Prayer
Song: HWB 299 - New Earth, Heavens New
Scripture Reading: Proverbs 31:10-31 (Page 695)
Meditation: “Untold Stories: Women in the Bible” ~ Donita Wiebe-Neufeld
RESPONDING TO THE WORD
Song: HWB 433 - Go my children
- TODAY! Candy Pin Fundraiser: Purchase a candy pin and honour your mother, grandmother, auntie or other
mother figure while supporting a good cause! Funds raised will be going to the HMC Capital Reserve Fund to
buy a window for Pastor Werner's office.
- Food Bank: Tuesday (15th) Hosts: Doreen, Diane; Set up:
- Women’s Group: Wednesday (16th) at 7 pm.
- Worship Committee: Thursday (17th) at 2:30 pm
- Elder’s Meeting: Friday (18th) at 6 pm.
- Communion: We will be celebrating communion next Sunday. Please take time this week to prepare your
- Ladies, you are invited to a celebration of Janis Baergen's engagement and upcoming wedding. It will be
held in the Holyrood Mennonite Church basement on June 16th from 1 - 4 PM. A basket will be available for
those who chose to send a card and/or a monetary gift towards a bedroom suite. Let Joyce know if you are
- CALLING ALL WOMEN! The MCA Women's retreat will be held June 8-10, 2018 at the Sunnyside Retreat
Centre in Sylvan Lake. Our speaker is Rachel Miller Jacobs, Associate Professor of Congregational Formation at
AMBS and the theme will be "Ordinary Forgiveness". Come relax, laugh, and be strengthened in your walk with
Christ and connect with other women from across the province. Registration is open online at
www.mcawomen.ca. Deadline is June 3rd. All are welcome!!
- Praise for Pastor Werner’s graduation from Tyndale.
- Pray for Alma Burkholder, who is in the hospital with low heart functions.
- 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.
- MCC Pre-sale fundraiser, First Mennonite Church (3650 – 91 Street NW), 6:30 pm Sunday May 27. Come and
enjoy the fun of the Thriftshop fashion show with guest models Blinkie and Kittie. Hear about the progress
being made to renovate the new Thriftshop space and finish the evening by enjoying coffee and a tasty pie
smorgasbord. All proceeds to defray expenses of the Didsbury MCC Sale on June 1-2.
- Attention all Registered Nurses (RN’S): The “Parish Nurse Working Group” of First Mennonite Church
Edmonton would like to invite and sponsor ($) all registered nurses, interested in exploring the calling of a
Parish Nurse, to attend this local conference. The Canadian Association for Parish Nursing Ministry’s (CAPNM)
National Conference and AGM (www.CAPNM.ca) will be hosted in Edmonton, this May 24-27, at Taylor College
& Seminary. You do not need to be a member to attend the conference. If you are interested, please contact
Dawn Marie Friesen at firstname.lastname@example.org .
- Christian Faith Studies: "Listening, Acting, Renewing: Young Adults & the Church" - May 14-16 at Foothills
Mennonite in Calgary. Register for full conference or join us for the evening. Monday @ 7pm: A Time to Listen.
Tuesday @ 7pm: Grown-up: An Evening of Storytelling. For info and to register:
- Mennonite Disaster Service volunteer opportunity in Williams Lake, BC. Fires in central BC in 2017
destroyed thousands of acres of forest as well as many homes. On May 20, MDS will begin rebuilding in the
community and we need volunteers. For more information or to volunteer go to https://mds.mennonite.net or
- Grow Hope North with MCC Alberta & Canadian Foodgrains Banks (CFGB): Sponsor an acre of land near Fort
Saskatchewan for $300. 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 email@example.com for more
- MCC Charity Auction and Sale - June 1 & 2 at Didsbury Memorial Complex. Please consider what you could
donate! Quilts, woodwork, pottery, crafts, tickets for a hockey game, or theatre - all proceeds support
international ministries. For more information or to register donated items, please visit mccreliefsale.com
- MCC Learning Tour to Nepal - November 2018 - Learn first-hand about the ministry of MCC and our partners
in Nepal, including the ongoing earthquake response. For more info, visit mccab.ca/lt-nepal
- MCC partners in Lebanon, Jordan and Bosnia are urgently requesting hygiene kits and relief buckets by June
15. Please consider donating to this urgent need. For kit details mccab.ca/kits
NEXT SUNDAY (20th)
- Speaker: Pastor Werner
- Worship Leader: Jackson
- Music Team: Gordon’s Team
- Children’s Feature: Ike
- Sunday School Teacher: Dorathy
- Greeters: Helena, Ann
- Ushers: Dave, Antoinette
- Scripture Reader: Helena
- Food Bank (22nd) Host(s): Doreen, Diane
Apprentices of Jesus to share God's abundant hospitality with people of
all ages and cultures through the power of the Spirit.