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Holyrood Mennonite Church

Office: 9505 - 79 Street 466-3277 office@holyrood.mennonitechurch.ab.ca

Senior Pastor:

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


     Musical Prelude

     Welcome & Announcements

     Call to Worship

     Opening Prayer


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


     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


     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 heart.
  • 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 coming.
  • 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 dawn@kesho.ca .
  • 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: www.mennonitechurch.ab.ca/events
  • 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 phone 866-261-1274.
  • 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 donitawiebeneufeld@mccab.ca for more information.
  • 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



  • 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

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