this week's bulletin
|Office: 9505 - 79 Street
Werner De Jong
Speaker: Donita Wiebe-Neufeld
Worship Leader: Jackson
Music: African Team
|Greeters: Ike, Millie
Ushers: Roland, Eunice
December 9, 2018
Welcome to Holyrood Mennonite Church
Sunday School ~ 9:30 am
Worship Service ~ 10:30 am
Welcome & Announcements
Call to Worship
I Am on the Lord's Side
You Are Great!
HEARING GOD'S WORD
Children’s Feature: Puppets
Share & Prayer
Song: HWB 176 - Comfort, Comfort, O my people
Scripture Reading: Isaiah 42:1-9, Luke 3:1-6 (Page 758, 1073) ~ Bokolo, Jackson
Meditation: "Release" ~ Donita Wiebe-Neufeld
RESPONDING TO THE WORD
Song: It Is Marvelous
- Taize Service: Today, Sunday (9th) at 7 pm at Ascension Lutheran Church (8405-83 St)
- Fellowship Breakfasts: Tuesday (11th) at 7 am at the Albert’s Restaurant in Capilano Mall. All are welcome to
- Food Bank: Tuesday (11th) Hosts: Ben, Pearl; Set up: Dave, Guenther
- Two pictures that were hanging downstairs are missing. One was of Noah’s Ark “Animal Ark” and the other
was Jesus with a crown of thorns on his head “King of Kings”. Please let Helena Ball know if you have any
information on where these pictures went.
- Christmas Eve Service: Please join us for the Christmas Eve Service on December 24th at 6:30 pm. Please
bring finger foods to share. The Christmas Eve offering will be split 3/4 to Christian Peacekeepers International
and 1/4 to the Music Lesson Fund.
- There is a sign up sheet for visiting our seniors. 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.
- Pray for Dorathy to find a job that would give her Sundays off, so she could worship with us.
- Pray for Esther’s husband for his work situation.
- 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. The new women's
dormitory is open and is ready to receive up to 200 women. Pray the Lord would fill those spaces. (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.
- Taize Prayer Service: Today, Sunday (9th) at 7pm at Ascension Lutheran Church (8405-83 Street)
- Save the Date for Snow Camp: "Don't Stop Believing" Jan 11-13 Jr & Sr High combined event (Grades 7-12)
- Camp Valaqua is in need of some used vehicles: a 4x4 truck that can handle camp life & a reliable mini van for
- MCC Alberta is inviting applications for a part-time (0.7 FTE) Shop Assistant for the Edmonton Thrift Shop. For
more information contact Iliana at firstname.lastname@example.org. To view full job description and to apply, please visit
- 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 Ottawa Student Seminar, Feb 14 -16, 2019, People on the move: Human rights and global migration.
Visit mcccanada.ca/ottawa-student-seminar for more information. Travel subsidies are available - contact Carol
at MCC Alberta to apply email@example.com or 403-275-6935.
- MCC Alberta Board is seeking new Board Members. If you want to make a difference in lives around the world
and have a passion for the work God is doing through MCC, contact Barb Heidebrecht at
firstname.lastname@example.org for further information. email@example.com or 403-275-6935.
- 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.
- Consider giving an AMBS six-week interactive online short course as a Christmas gift (or a joint gift)!
Upcoming options are Understanding Anabaptist Approaches to Scripture with Loren Johns, Ph.D., and Biblical
Foundations for Creation Care with Ben Ollenburger, Ph.D. Both courses are noncredit and run Jan. 9 – Feb. 19,
2019. Cost: $200 before Dec. 19; $250 after. CEUs available. ambs.edu/shortcourses
NEXT SUNDAY (16th)
- Speaker: Jake Froese
- Worship Leader: Ed
- Music Team: Ruth, Emily
- Scripture Reader: Bokolo
- Children’s Feature: Ruth
- Greeters: Ike, Millie
- Ushers: Dave, Thomas
- Food Bank (18th): Host(s): Ben, Pearl; Set up: Dave, Guenther
Apprentices of Jesus to share God's abundant hospitality with people of
all ages and cultures through the power of the Spirit.