this week's bulletin
|Office: 9505 - 79 Street
Werner De Jong
Speaker: Stewart Combs
Worship Leader: Joyce
Music: Gordon's Team
|Greeters: Faye, Helena
Ushers: Eunice, Brock
October 14, 2018
Welcome to Holyrood Mennonite Church
Sunday School ~ 9:30 am
Worship Service ~ 10:30 am
Welcome & Announcements
Call to Worship
Songs: Over my Head
HWB 87 - Great is the Lord
Ten Thousand Reasons
HEARING GOD'S WORD
Children’s Feature: Ike
Share & Prayer
Song: HWB 102 - To God be the Glory
Scripture Reading: Matthew 20:1-16 and 24:1-14 (Page 1030, 1035) ~ Ronky, Joyce
Meditation: "Attitude Check" ~ Stewart Combs
RESPONDING TO THE WORD
Song: They will know we are Christians by our love
- Taize Prayer: TONIGHT (14th) at 7 pm at HMC we will host the Taize Prayer Service. Plan to join us and please
bring finger foods to share following the service.
- Worship Committee: Tuesday (16th) at 2:30 pm
- Food Bank: Tuesday (16th ) Hosts: Ben, Pearl; Set up: Dave, Guenther
- FYI the Jesus International Ministries (the group that meets Sunday afternoons at 12:30) will be using the
basement area - kitchen, large open area, but not the Children's Sunday School classroom for October 18th -
21st from 10 AM to 10 PM. The Adult Sunday School class will meet in the Library on October 21st only.
- Speaking Our Peace: Mon. Oct. 29: 7:00 pm at Holyrood Mennonite Church. Come hear two young adults,
one Israeli and one Palestinian, speak about their experiences growing up in the Middle East. MCC’s “A Cry for
Home” envisions secure homes and a hopeful future for Palestinians and Israelis. Coffee and snacks provided.
- Fall Clothes Line: Once again this year we will be hanging out our “Fall Clothes Line” from September 30 -
October 28 in support of Hope Mission. The congregation is encouraged to donate gifts of socks and underwear
and hang them on our Fall Clothes Line in the foyer. Of particular need are men’s medium and large sizes.
- Canadian Mennonite subscriptions: All who attend Holyrood Mennonite Church may receive a subscription
to Canadian Mennonite. The biweekly magazine is delivered in print, by email, or both. Subscriptions are paid
for collectively through the church. To start a new subscription, add digital delivery to an existing print
subscription, or switch to digital-only, please contact the office, or sign up on the form in the foyer. We will
submit our congregation’s subscription list by October 24, 2018.
- Pray for Millie as she recovers from a fall playing curling.
- Pray for Lisa as she takes on new challenges and a new job.
- Praise for the healing progress for Emily’s dad.
- Pray for Bonnie’s son Kerry: he has completed his chemo for acute leukemia.
- Please pray for Ruth’s sister Betty as she has begun chemotherapy for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma.
- Pray for Pastor Werner and Joanne as they are away on Sabbatical. Werner will return to the office in early
January. Please pray for Werner that he can communicate simply and clearly the course content since some of
the students have limited English. Also, pray for peace in Ethiopia. There has been some unrest in the capital,
Addis Abada. Where Werner and Joanne are, it is peaceful and calm.
- 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.
- The annual Christian-Muslim dialogue will be held on October 27, 2018 starting at 10 am. Zaid Al Rawni,
from Burlington, ON is the CEO of Islamic Relief Canada and Dr. John Hartley, from Yale University in New
Haven, CT founded Pathways for Mutual Respect. They will be speaking on the topic of "Experiencing Peace".
Tickets are available through Eventbrite: Dialogue October 27.
- First Mennonite Church is excited to be partnering with Theatre of the Beat on their new show, #ChurchToo,
which explores the struggle of wading into the realities of sexual assault and examines the difficulties of
speaking out in a community where the topic of sex is often considered taboo. Mark Tuesday, October 30 at
7:00pm in your calendars! Come on out to First Mennonite Church, 3650 – 91 Street NW, for a performance and
post-show discussion. Admission by donation.
- 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 email@example.com/780-434-4268 for a table.
- Buckets of Thanks: There are more than 24,000 families worldwide who are thankful for Relief kits this year.
What are you thankful for? Go to mccbuckets.ca to see how you can get involved! Contact
firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
- Among & Beyond: Learning about North Edmonton Ministry. Save the date, Saturday, November 10,
2018, to gather with Edmonton’s Mennonite congregations for a potluck meal and multi-cultural concert at
Lendrum Mennonite Church. The program includes children’s activities on peace between cultures, and a
presentation/discussion by Donna Entz about what it means to be a witness of Christ. There will also be an
opportunity to support NEM, financially or otherwise. All are welcome to attend! For more information, contact
Robert Proudfoot ( 780-465-6083; email@example.com).
- Camp Valaqua is in need of a truck. If anyone has a 4 x 4 to donate, please contact camp.
- MCA Vision2020: Registration is now open for Phase II: Opening to God's Leading. On Nov 16-17, Betty Pries
of Credence & Co. will lead the event at Foothills Mennonite (Calgary). We are eager for all MCA Congregations
to take part. We invite each church to send four or more delegates to attend: pastors, church leaders and
congregants. Register at www.mennonitechurch.ab.ca./events. Helena and Patrick will represent our church at
- MC Canada Communications Survey: Anyone who attends a MCA church is invited to participate in a
10-minute survey. The intent of the survey is to assists with planning MC Canada's communications strategy.
The survey can be found online at mccanada.respondnow.ca. If you would like a printed paper copy, a few are
on the bulletin board, or email the office.
NEXT SUNDAY (21st)
- Speaker: Jake Froese
- Worship Leader: Ike
- Music Team: Joyce, Eun Jin
- Scripture Reader: Mary
- Children’s Feature: Helena C
- Greeters: Ike, Millie
- Ushers: Antoinette, Dave
- Food Bank (23rd): 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.