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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: Joyce, Eun Jin

Greeters: Ruth, Guenther

Ushers: Thomas, Brock

May 27, 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 87 - Great is the Lord

HWB 580 - My life flows on

HWB 614 - In the bulb



     Children’s Feature: Joyce

            Sunday School is dismissed for ages 4 - Grade 4 ~ Teacher: Esther

     Share & Prayer

     Song: HWB 26 - Holy Spirit, come with power

     Scripture Reading: Psalm 29, Romans 8:12-17 (Page 582, 1184) ~ Venisa

     Meditation: “Life in the Spirit” ~ Pastor Werner


     Song: HWB 407 - We are people of God's peace




  • TODAY IS the last Sunday of Sunday School until the fall. ** Parents of Sunday School children and Sunday School teachers, please meet in the library after the June 3rd Worship Service to discuss Sunday School for the fall.
  • Food Bank: Tuesday (29th) Hosts: Doreen, Diane; Set up:
  • Council Meeting: Tuesday (29th) at 6:30 pm.
  • Women’s Group: Wednesday (30th) at 7 pm at the church. Come join us!
  • 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!!
  • If you have served as a volunteer at the Edmonton MCC Thrift Shop, you are invited to our annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on Friday, June 22, at River West Christian Church (19815-45 Ave.). Doors open at 6pm. Meal begins at 6:30pm. All attendees are invited to bring one guest. Our theme this year is, "Bloom Where You're Planted". Please RSVP by June 15 to Sherri Guenther Trautwein, sherrigt@lendrumchurch.ca or 780-238-4240.


  • We invite prayers of peace and God’s grace for Lillian, Norm, Nadine and Kenneth Nicolson as they transition to Canada after 20 years of ministry in Burkina Faso.
  • Pray for Chris as he looks for employment.
  • Pray for Sonja’s daughter Alyssa, who suffers from migraines.
  • 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.


  • You are invited to Lendrum Mennonite Church for Coffee and Conversation this coming week with Dr. Colin Neufeldt on the topic "Mennonite Collaboration with Nazism: The Case of Deutsch Wymyschle, Poland. Tuesday, May 29 at 10:00 a.m. at Lendrum - 11210-59 Avenue. All are welcome!
  • Camp Valaqua Hike-a-thon: June 16 - for more information or to register, please see the bulletin board or go to www.campvalaqua.com
  • 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 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
  • MCC Alberta is inviting applications for a part-time (0.5 FTE) Communications Coordinator (visit: bit.ly/job-communications). Also looking for a part-time (0.8 FTE) Development Director (visit: bit.ly/job-development) For more information contact Iliana at ilianafriesen@mccab.ca.
  • MCC Alberta is inviting applications for a part-time (0.8 FTE) Development Director. For more information contact Iliana at ilianafriesen@mccab.ca. To view full job description and to apply, please visit bit.ly/job-development
  • Indigenous-Settler Relations: An 11-person delegation from Mennonite Church Canada and Christian Peacemaker Teams (Indigenous Peoples Solidarity) are heading to Saddle Lake Cree Nation (Treaty 6) for a week of learning from Indigenous knowledge keepers, and to participate in a documentary exploring Settler-Indigenous alliances. Please pray that our conversations and the resulting video project would be helpful to the wider church and beyond.
  • Mennonite Disaster Service is currently preparing to assist ranchers/farmers in the Empress and Hilda areas along the Alberta – Saskatchewan border who lost miles of fencing in last October’s fires. MDS is proposing a workcamp in each of the two affected areas July 9 – 14. While this camp would be ideal for church youth groups it is open to all ages. The work would be a clean-up project pulling staples, rolling wire and removing post remains. Clients will supply work supervision and equipment. MDS will supply meals and lodging. Volunteers will need claw hammers, sturdy gloves and sleeping bags. If you or your youth group is interested in serving, please contact Glen Kauffman (780-712-9064 or glenmdsab@gmail.com ) by June 15. Please indicate the expected number of volunteers, the preferred number of days during that week you wish to work, and if you have a preference for the location (Empress or Hilda). Final details will be supplied after June 15.


  • Speaker: Pastor Werner
  • Worship Leader: Ike
  • Music Team: African Team
  • Children’s Feature: Puppets
  • Sunday School Teacher:
  • Greeters: Ike, Millie
  • Ushers: Garth, Brock
  • Scripture Reader: Bokolo
  • Food Bank (5th) Host(s): Ben, Pearl

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