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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: Irene, Rabea

Greeters: Pearl, Grace

Ushers: Brock, Antoinette

November 19, 2017

Welcome to Holyrood Mennonite Church

Sunday School ~ 9:30 am

Worship Service ~ 10:30 am


     Musical Prelude

     Welcome & Announcements

     Opening Prayer


Songs: HWB 121 - Holy God, we praise thy name

Ppt - Ten Thousand Reasons

HWB 327 - Great is thy faithfulness



     Children’s Feature: Ike

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

     Share & Prayer

     Song: STJ 59 - Come and Fill Our Hearts

     Scripture Reading: Psalm 123, Matthew 25:14-30 (page 650, 1037) ~ Zipporah

     Meditation: “Faithful or Fearful” ~ Pastor Werner


     Song: HWB 427 - You shall go out with joy




  • Food Bank: Tuesday (21st) Host: Doreen, Diane; Set up:
  • Women’s Group: Wednesday (22nd) at 7 pm at the church.
  • * Budget Meeting: NEXT Sunday, November 26th following the worship service. Please bring a bag lunch and plan to attend this important meeting. Your voice matters!
  • School Kit Fund: The donations for school kits totaled $165.00. Thank you to all who contributed. Ruth Toews
  • Can you fill the gaps? Do you have some time on Tuesdays between now and Christmas? Boxes full of TOYS need sorting, cleaning and pricing at the MCC Thrift Shop on 34th Avenue. Or, do you have some time on Monday afternoons between now and Christmas? Saturdays and Mondays are main donation drop-off days. Please consider being part of a processing team at the MCC Thrift Shop on 34th Avenue. Training is provided. 780-443-4047


  • Pray for our church as we continue the selection process for new elders.
  • Pray for Antoinette and the issues surrounding her court case. Pray for truth to prevail.
  • Pray for Helena B’s co-worker, that she would find healing for mental health issues.
  • Pray for the Uganda Mennonite Church, as one of their church shelters was torn down by the government.


  • 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
  • Join Lendrum MB for a Craft Sale on December 2nd from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm as they raise funds and awareness for the Rebuild program with Youth Unlimited. Rebuild helps youth at-risk gain skills in mechanics and carpentry while also receiving mentorship from believers whose expertise is in youth. Craft purchases will go to the crafters; all other funds raised will go to Rebuild. Chili lunch will be served from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm. $7.00 for Individual. $20.00 for families (3+). At Lendrum MB Church (11210 59 Ave). www.edmontonyouthunlimited.com. Contact Cara at 587-590-7609 for details or if you are interested in a crafting table.
  • 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.
  • MCC Alberta's Grow Hope project with Canadian Foodgrains Bank raised over $52,000 this year! That works out to $517/acre, and with government matching turns into as much as $2,585/acre for food security projects around the world. Thank you to all who supported Grow Hope. Details about Grow Hope 2018 coming soon!


  • Speaker: Doreen Neufeldt
  • Worship Leader: Ed
  • Music Team: African team
  • Children’s Feature: Diane
  • Sunday School Teacher: Theresa
  • Scripture Reader:
  • Ushers: Garth, Brock
  • Greeters: Ruth, Guenther
  • Food Bank: Tuesday (21st) Host: Doreen, Diane; Set up:

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