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Holyrood Mennonite Church

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

Senior Pastor:

Werner De Jong






Speaker: Joanne De Jong

Worship Leader: Sue

Music: Ruth, Emily

Greeters: Millie, Ike

Ushers: Roland, Eunice

November 12, 2017

Welcome to Holyrood Mennonite Church

Sunday School ~ 9:30 am

Worship Service ~ 10:30 am


     Musical Prelude

     Welcome & Announcements

     Opening Prayer


Songs: HWB 43 - Christ is our cornerstone

HWB 362 - Help us to help each other (vs 1, 2 and 3)

HWB 367 - For the healing of the nations



     Children’s Feature: Ruth

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

     Share & Prayer

     Song: HWB 371 - Let there be light, Lord God

     Scripture Reading: Matthew 5:43-48, Exodus 35:30-36:1 (page 1078) ~ Bokolo

     Meditation: “Peace Building and the Arts” ~ Joanne De Jong


     Song: HWB 42 - Go now in peace




  • Taize Prayer Service: TODAY (12th) at 7 pm at Holyrood Mennonite Church. We are hosting this community prayer service tonight; plan to join us and please bring finger foods to share.
  • Fellowship Breakfasts: Tuesday (14th) at 7 am at the Albert’s Restaurant in Capilano Mall. All are welcome to join us!
  • Food Bank: Tuesday (14th) Host: Doreen, Diane; Set up:
  • Elders Meeting: Friday (17th) at 6 pm.
  • Budget Meeting: Sunday, November 26 following the worship service. Please bring a bag lunch and plan now to attend.
  • Rabea and Irene are members of a local choir, and they would like to invite you to an upcoming concert. Join Kappella Kyrie as they perform with one of Canada's most renowned tenors, Benjamin Butterfield, on Wednesday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church (10025-105 Street). Tickets available at the door or at THEKINGSU.EVENTBRITE.CA ($20/adults; $15 seniors and students). You can also get tickets from Rabea or Irene.
  • School Kit Fund: The donations for school kits totaled $165.00. Thank you to all who contributed. Ruth Toews


  • Pray for our church as we continue the selection process for new elders.
  • Pray for Helena B’s co-worker, that she would find healing for mental health issues.
  • Continue to pray for Dixon and his family.
  • Please pray for Eunice’s dad as he mourns the burial of his sister.


  • First Mennonite Church 24th Annual Christmas Craft Fair and Bake Sale (3650 – 91 St). Saturday, Nov 18, 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. We still have a few tables left to rent. Call 780-436-3431.
  • The King’s University Choirs, conducted by Dr. Melanie Turgeon, invite you to their upcoming concert: “. . . of the Children” on Friday, Nov 24 at 7:30 pm at West End Christian Reformed Church (10015-149 St). This concert will additionally feature Edmonton Christian High School Choir, Edmonton Christian Northeast Grade 7 Choir and several King's Music Faculty. Tickets available at the door, in the King's Bookstore (780) 465-8306, or at THEKINGSU.EVENTBRITE.CA ($20/adults; $15/seniors, alumni, and non-King’s students; $5/children under 12; King’s students Free with ID). For more info: www.kingsu.ca
  • We invite you to join us for a screening of “Making Peace with Creation” on Saturday, November 26, at 6 pm. Trinity Baptist Church (22550 Twp Rd. 530 Sherwood Park, AB) is hosting the screening, which they will present in partnership with Glory Lutheran Church. Following the film, Dr. Randolph Haluza-DeLay from The Kings University will respond. Admission is free and light refreshments will follow. For more information, please email info@trinity-baptist.ca.
  • Saturday, December 2, 7 PM Kings College. Along the Road to Freedom is a collection of 23 paintings done by Ray Dirks. This exhibit will be displayed to feature women who helped Mennonite people survive after the Russian Revolution. Only 12,000 ultimately found refuge in North or South America. Survivors who did not escape were shipped east in boxcars without facilities or food and dumped in the forests of Siberia, left to fend for themselves. Many did not survive. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbnICGNKDRs
  • MCC Edmonton Thrift Shop is inviting applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Donation Receiver/Store Assistant. Application deadline is Nov 21. For more information contact Iliana at ilianafriesen@mccab.ca. To view full job description and to apply, please visit bit.ly/MCC-Edmontonthrift
  • MCC Christmas Giving - Give a gift that is a meaningful expression of God's love! Gifts of food, water, hope, peace and education. Purchase online at mccab.ca/christmas, in person at Ten Thousand Villages or the MCC office, or call 1-888-622-6337. Printed booklets are also available.
  • On the Road to Hope and Healing. Sun, Nov 12. MCC Alberta Restorative Justice program celebrates 35 years of hope and healing and volunteer support. Program starts at 3pm, featuring guest speaker Senator Kim Pate. Everyone welcome! Location - Dalhousie Church (5511 Baroc Rd NW, Calgary)
  • MCC Christmas Kit Packing! Ways to get involved... Buy supplies or give money and join the kit packing event. Nov 18, 1:30pm-4:30pm at the MCC Alberta Office. Reservations required, ages 6+. Details at mccab.ca/christmas-kit


  • Speaker: Pastor Werner
  • Worship Leader: Ike
  • Music Team: Irene
  • Children’s Feature: Ike
  • Sunday School Teacher: Esther
  • Scripture Reader: Zipporah
  • Ushers: Brock, Antoinette
  • Greeters: Pearl, Grace
  • Food Bank: Tuesday (21st) Host: Doreen, Diane; Set up:

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