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Holyrood Mennonite Church

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

Senior Pastor:

Werner De Jong






Speaker: Patrick Kukanu

Worship Leader: Sue

Music: Joyce

Greeters: Ruth, Guenther

Ushers: Garth, Thomas

November 11, 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 397 - God loves all his many people

HWB 336 - When peace, like a river

HWB 367 - For the healing of the nations



     Children’s Feature: Joyce

     Share & Prayer

Song: STJ 31 - He came down

     Scripture Reading: Psalm 146, Mark 12:38-44 (Page 660, 1062) ~ Dixon Jr, Sue

     Meditation: "Choose God's Peace" ~ Patrick Kukanu


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




  • You are invited to join our Sunday School class at 9:30 AM in the basement. For the next months the class will focus on sermon talk back for the first part of the class and the second part will be spent in prayer. All are welcome.
  • Remembrance Day Prayer Service and Prayer Walk for Peace: November 11, 2018, Interdenominational Prayer Service at McDougall United Church (10025 – 101 Street) at 6:00 p.m. 10th Annual Interfaith Prayer Walk for Peace at 7:00 p.m. at Churchill Square in downtown Edmonton. The events are sponsored by the Edmonton Ecumenical Peace Network and MCC–Alberta. For info: Scott Key at (780) 435-1628 or scott.key@kingsu.ca.
  • Fellowship Breakfasts: Tuesday (13th) at 7 am at the Albert’s Restaurant in Capilano Mall. All are welcome!
  • Food Bank: Tuesday (13th) Hosts: Diane, Doreen; Set up: Dave, Guenther
  • Elder’s Meeting: Friday (16th) at 6 pm
  • There is a new sign up sheet for visiting elders. If you are able to visit please initial it on the approximate date. Let’s let our precious senior members know that they are not forgotten and that they are an important part of our Holyrood family.
  • Fall Clothes Line: Thank you to all who supported our Hope Mission Fall Clothes Line!


  • Our thoughts and prayers go with Patrick Kukanu and family as they remember his mother who passed away in Ghana. Please pray that Patrick will be able to attend her funeral.
  • Remember Werner and Joanne in prayer in their continued interactions with students, mentoring and teaching at Meserete Kristos College. May the students be inspired by teaching on Anabaptism and encouraged by Werner and Joanne's commitment to demonstrating God’s love through relationship building. Werner will return to the office in early January.
  • 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.


  • Coffee & Conversation -Unlike most of us, Susan Janzen grew up not knowing who her biological father was or whether she might have brothers and sisters. This Tuesday Susan will share with you how she discovered her father and four siblings. This recent discovery has changed how she thinks about herself. Come and hear more about her amazing journey. Tuesday at 10:00 at Lendrum (11210-59 Ave). All are welcome!
  • 25th Anniversary! First Mennonite Church Christmas Craft Fair and Bake Sale (3650 – 91 Street NW). Saturday, Nov 17th, 9:30-3:30 - Featuring handmade crafts, baking, cookie walk and coffee and cinnamon buns, of course! Bring your own shopping bag and be entered into our Christmas draw.
  • Steve Bell in Concert. Sun. Nov 18, 6pm at the Zion Evangelical Missionary Church in Didsbury. Come hear Steve Bell and about MCC's Restorative Justice Program. Tickets are $20 and available online at stevebell.com
  • Lendrum's fourth annual craft sale is coming! Join us December 1st from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm (chili lunch from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm) as we gather together to raise funds and awareness for Youth Unlimited. This organization helps youth at risk in Edmonton by providing safe places, mentorship, holistic care, and opportunities to serve others in order to transform the current negative elements they are experiencing in our culture. Craft purchases will go to the crafters; all other funds raised will go to Youth Unlimited. Interested crafters can contact Gloria at office@lendrumchurch.ca/780-434-4268 for a table. www.edmontonyouthunlimited.com.
  • Shake: Rattled by the Radical - Introducing our electrifying, ground-shaking theme for the all youth (gr. 6-12) gathering, July 28- August 1, 2019, at Shekinah Summer Camp, SK. Grounding ourselves in spiritual practices and the beauty of Shekinah, we will be invited to draw into deeper relationships with our Creator, and each other. With no cell service in the Sask River Valley, we will bask in the goodness of being Church together as we explore how Jesus (the Radical) shakes things up in Scripture, and in our lives today! Follow us on Instagram @prairieyouth.ca for the latest updates and news, or contact the K&K planners: Kathy Giesbrecht (MCM), kgiesbrecht@mennochurch.mb.ca; Kirsten Hamm-Epp (MCSK), youthminister@mcsask.ca (this was formerly dubbed "Prairie Youth Gathering")
  • Young Adults. It’s never too early to plan for your further education in September of 2019. Do you know that both Columbia Bible College in Abbotsford and Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg offer full tuition assistance? Check out the Sheep & Goats MDS Service Scholarship/Bursary at each of the schools’ Financial Aid page. Application deadline is end of January 2019.


  • Speaker: Jake Froese
  • Worship Leader: CJ
  • Music Team: African Team
  • Scripture Reader: Helena C
  • Children’s Feature: Diane
  • Greeters: Ike, Millie
  • Ushers: Roland, Antoinette
  • Food Bank (20th): Host(s): Diane, Doreen; Set up: Dave, Guenther

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