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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: Ike

Music: Joyce, Eun Jin  
Greeters: Helena, Ike

Ushers: Ron, Antoinette

May 21, 2017

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 of Praise: HWB 100 - Praise him, praise him

HWB 373 - The True Vine, that heals

STJ 43 - My faith has found a resting place



     Children’s Feature: Joyce

            Sunday School is dismissed for ages 4 - Grade 4 ~ Teacher(s): Dorathy

     Share & Prayer

     Song: HWB 11 - Sweet hour of prayer

     Scripture Reading: Acts 1:6-14, John 17:1-11 (Page 1139, 1132) ~ Tarnisha

     Meditation: “The Church’s Confidence” ~ Pastor Werner


     Song: HWB 306 - In Christ there is no East or West




  • A big thank you from the Women's Group to all who generously participated in the Annual Mother's Day candy pin fundraiser. This year we raised $635.35 for our Capital Reserve Fund. Thank you!
  • Discipleship Circle: Today (21st) at 7 pm at the church.
  • Fellowship Breakfasts: Tuesday (23rd) at 7 am at the Albert’s Restaurant in Capilano Mall. All are welcome!
  • Food Bank: Tuesday (23rd) Hosts: Doreen, Florence; Set up:
  • Council Meeting: Tuesday (23rd) at 6:30 pm
  • Women’s Group Schedule Change: the Women's Group meeting has been changed from this Wednesday May 24th to Wednesday May 31st.
  • Address Update: Please update your directory with the following new address: Emmanuel & Patience Snogba, 16706 - 58 A Street NW, Edmonton AB, T5Y 0K7
  • Volunteer Opportunity! Lots of volunteers are needed to help serve the Beef Supper Friday May 26 at the MCC Summerfest and Auction event. There are many jobs available and one sure to match you talents and skills! For more info please contact Diane Reddekopp at 780-463-6970 or 780-905-7463!


  • Hannah Loewen is at her home in Leduc with congestive heart failure. Please pray for her. If any of you would like to connect with her, she is open to calls or visitors. Her address is 311 Ravine Villas in Leduc. (780)756-1688.
  • Pray for Patrick as he trains workers for landscaping. Pray for work to keep them busy.
  • Pray for Florence’s friends who are needing support and employment.
  • Pray for Jill’s (Bonnie’s daughter) friend Sandra who is dying from a brain tumor. Pray that she finds the Lord before she passes.
  • Pray for Dixon as he searches for employment.
  • Pray for Caleb De Jong as he recovers from jaw surgery.
  • Pray for Godfrey and his family as he travels to Tanzania for ministry training at the Mennonite Theological College of Eastern Africa.
  • Pray for the peace initiative that Wendy Martin is undertaking as she partners with MCC in Laos.
  • Pray for Liz and the Ryckman family, as they mourn the loss of Todd.


  • MCC Summerfest and Auction - This Fri & Sat, May 26 & 27 at Millennium Place (2000 Premier Way, Sherwood Park). Bring a friend! Food - Fri 5-7pm BBQ Beef Supper, Sat 8-10:30am Pancake Breakfast, Sat 10am Food booths open! My Coins Count - Collect coins for MCC's water project in Uganda and bring them to the sale. Auction - Come bid on many exciting items! All proceeds go to international ministries. More info, food prices, and schedule at mccreliefsale.com
  • Bed & Coffee at MCC Summerfest and Auction. Looking to spend two days at the sale? Want an alternative to a hotel? Consider staying with one of MCC's supporters in Edmonton & area. Guest are encouraged to make a voluntary donation to MCC. More information at mccreliefsale.com
  • MCC Thrift Shop Volunteer Appreciation Evening at Holyrood Mennonite Church, June 9, 2017, at 6 pm.
  • Join us for our annual Hike-a-thon on June 17 and help us raise money to support Camp Valaqua. This year’s hike will take us to beautiful Chester Lake in Kananaskis. Registration forms and information are available at campvalaqua.com/events or by contacting the Camp Office. Register as a hiker or sponsor a hiker!
  • Camp Valaqua is pleased to invite you to our first ever Garden Party on June 18. Join us for a worship service at 10am and stay for lunch and some camp activities in the afternoon. The event is free, donations are graciously accepted.
  • Are you a woman and need refreshment in your walk with God? Come and enjoy a wonderful weekend at the MCA Women's Retreat at Sylvan Lake, June 9-11th. Come and learn about "wisdom" from our "wise" AMBS President, Sara Wenger-Shenk. Online registration is open at www.mcawomen.com. Deadline is May 29th. Don't forget your bathing suit, snacks and talents to share at our awesome Variety Show Saturday Night. Hope to see you there!
  • The Intotemak trilogy in response to the Truth and Reconcilation Commission is now complete, along with 3 studies to help churches engage the process of reconciliation between Settler and Indigenous peoples. Copies of Wrongs to Rights, Yours, Mine, Ours and Quest for Respect can be borrowed or purchased – for individual reading or group study. www.commonword.ca/go/1204.
  • Emerging Voices Initiative (EVI) invites your enthusiastic support to help youth delegates attend the Special Mennonite Church Assembly Oct. 13-15. Show your support with a donation via https://donate.mennonitechurch.ca/project/EVI-Youth2017


  • Speaker: Donna Entz
  • Worship Leader: Joyce
  • Music Team: African Team
  • Children’s Feature: Puppets
  • Sunday School Teacher(s): Theresa
  • Sound: Zach, Ronky
  • Ushers: Garth, Dave
  • Greeters: Millie, Faye
  • Food Bank: Tuesday (30th) Hosts: Doreen, Diane, Set up:

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