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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: Jackson

Music: African Team

Greeters: Millie, Ike

Ushers: Ron, Roland

September 3, 2017

Welcome to Holyrood Mennonite Church

Worship Service ~ 10:30 am


     Musical Prelude

     Welcome & Announcements

     Call to Worship

     Opening Prayer


Songs: Receive My Praise, Oh Lord!

What Shall I Render to You Oh God!

I am on the Lord's Side



     Children’s Feature: Ike

            There is no Children’s Sunday School for the summer

     Share & Prayer

     Song: Great Things He Has Done

     Scripture Reading: Exodus 3:1-15 (page 60)

     Meditation: “Moses: A Step in God's Journey of Creation” ~ Patrick Kukanu


     Song: It is Marvelous




  • Food Bank: Tuesday (5th) Hosts: Diane, Doreen; Set up:
  • Sunday School Resumes NEXT SUNDAY, September 10th.
  • Communion: We will be celebrating communion together next Sunday (10th). Please take time this week to prepare your hearts and minds.
  • Conference Newspaper Writer: A writer is needed for the Mennonite Conference Newspaper to report Holyrood Mennonite Church activities and hi-lights. See Millie Glick or Guenther Toews for further details.
  • Edmonton MCC Thrift Shop needs volunteers! We need sorters, pricers and small appliance testers. We are also looking for volunteers to pick up used furniture once a week. For more information please call Lorie at 780.443.4047


  • Pray for Ruthiee De Jong and Daniel Moniz as they begin the journey together as husband and wife.
  • Please continue to keep the Lauber family in your prayers, as they mourn the loss of Whilma.
  • Please pray for Eunice’s immigration application for her daughter Ruth and grandson David.
  • Pray for traveling mercies for Thomas as he is in Liberia.
  • Pray for justice for Ann’s brother, Vince.
  • Praise God for a successful surgery for Aaron, who is now back at work. Pray for a full recovery.
  • Pray God’s comfort for Eunice and her family, as she mourns her husband Thomas.
  • The unprecedented flooding in South Texas caused by Hurricane Harvey has impacted millions of lives. Please pray for the survivors as they return to their communities and rebuild. If you wish to contribute to the disaster relief please contact Mennonite Disaster Service.
  • Pray for peace in our world. Horrific violence is displacing hundreds of thousands in the Congo, with many Mennonite congregations affected. Pray for the Mennonite leaders in Congo as well as other agencies abroad that are hard at work planning relief and peace efforts. Pray for the Mennonite congregations there as they minister. May God’s light speak into hearts of darkness.


  • North Edmonton Ministry: Please buy tickets for the Edmonton Muslim Film Festival called "Mosquers", September 9 at the Winspear. www.themosquers.com/tickets/
  • Golf for MCC in Tofield this coming weekend Sat. Sept 9. Support MCC's Food projects. More info and registration at mccab.ca/golf-tofield. If you would like to give to MCC, consider sponsoring David Lefever who will be golfing at this tournament.
  • Taize Prayer Service: September 10th at 7 pm at First Church of God (9224 - 82 Street)
  • On September 27, 2017 The Mustard Seed is hosting “End Poverty Edmonton” at Commonwealth Stadium Green and Gold Room. The event will start at 1:30 pm and end at 3:00 pm. Councillor Michael Walters will be in attendance and light snacks/refreshments will be provided. We would love to have you join us! Please RSVP by September 4, 2017 to Morgan Shott at (780) 233-3008 or morganshott@theseed.ca
  • The Edmonton MCC Thrift Shop Board will continue receiving applicants interested in the position of Thrift Shop Manager until September 11th. All interested applicants please apply at https://mcccanada.ca/get-involved/serve/openings/manager-edmonton-thrift-shop
  • MCC Alberta Annual General Meeting: Sept 30, 2017 - to be hosted at the Springridge Mennonite Church in Pincher Creek. Guest speaker Alex Awad a Palestinian Christian. Coffee at 9:30 am, meeting to start at 10 am. Everyone Welcome!
  • HELP DISPLACED PEOPLE IN DR CONGO: Conflict in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has displaced 1.4 million people, including 8,000 Mennonites. A Congolese assessment team found a severe lack of food and increasing malnutrition. Families left their fields and animals and food that is available is very expensive. An Anabaptist response is underway by Congolese Mennonite and Mennonite Brethren relief committees, coordinated by MCC and supported by global and Canada- and U.S.-based Anabaptist organizations. Your gift will help provide food, household items and shelter supplies. Donate online at mcccanada.ca/congo-relief or by phone, 1-888-622-6337; mail cheques to your local MCC office.
  • Please pray for Special Delegate Assembly 2017 (Oct. 13-15, Wpg.): Discernment Documents are now available at www.futuredirectionsmc.ca. These documents share important background and proposals for the re-organization of our Five Area Churches and MC Canada. Register for Special Assembly by September 8 and save $$. Register online at http://home.mennonitechurch.ca/winnipeg2017.
  • Celebrate the 13 Teams that have already registered for Ride for Refuge Team on Saturday, Sept. 30! Become a team captain and encourage the ministry of Witness workers who live far from home and families as they serve the church through International Ministry. Register at https://rideforrefuge.org/charity/mennonitechurchca or contact Jason Martin at jmartin@mennonitechurch.ca or (226) 747-1833.
  • Thanks be to God for Brad Leitch of Rebel Sky Media, who produced a documentary recording the shared experience of non-Indigenous and Indigenous walkers participating in the Pilgrimage for Indigenous Rights, April 23 - May 13, 2017. The Pilgrimage advocated for the adoption and implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People. Watch the video at https://youtu.be/0soSTguQ4JQ .


Communion Sunday

  • Speaker: Pastor Werner
  • Worship Leader: Dorathy
  • Music Team: Ruth, Emily
  • Children’s Feature: Ruth
  • Sunday School Teacher: Theresa
  • Scripture Reader: Venisa
  • Sound: Brian
  • Ushers: Brock, Antoinette
  • Greeters: Ann, Grace
  • Food Bank: Tuesday (12th) Hosts: Diane, Doreen; Set up:

Training Apprentices of Jesus to share God's abundant hospitality with people of all ages and cultures through the power of the Spirit.