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Holyrood Mennonite Church


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

Senior Pastor:

Werner De Jong

Cell:

237-3276

pastor@holyrood.mennonitechurch.ab.ca
 

 

 

Speaker: Thomas Bumbeh

Worship Leader: Joyce

Music: Irene, Rabea

 
Greeters: Grace, Millie

Ushers: Ron, Dave

October 15, 2017

Welcome to Holyrood Mennonite Church

Sunday School ~ 9:30 am

Worship Service ~ 10:30 am

GATHERING

     Musical Prelude

     Welcome & Announcements

     Call to Worship

     Opening Prayer

PRAISING GOD

Songs: HWB 37 - Praise to the Lord, the Almighty

HWB 143 - Amazing Grace

Ppt - In Christ Alone

HEARING GOD'S WORD

     Offering - HWB 6 - Here in this Place

     Children’s Feature: Helena

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

     Share & Prayer

     Song: Ppt - O Lord Hear my Prayer

     Scripture Reading: Roman 13:11-14 (page 1189)

     Meditation: “Redeem the Time, for the Days are Evil” ~ Thomas Bumbeh

RESPONDING TO THE WORD

     Song: HWB 545 - Be Thou my Vision

     Benediction

     Postlude

FOR HOLYROOD

  • Out of the office: Pastor Werner and Joanne are away from the office October 13-15 at the Special Mennonite Church Canada Assembly in Winnipeg.
  • Food Bank: Tuesday (17th) Hosts: Pearl, Ben; Set up:
  • Elders Meeting: Tuesday (18th) at 6 pm
  • Communion Service: We will be celebrating communion next Sunday (22nd). Please take time to prepare your heart this week.
  • Two Friends, Two Faiths - You are invited to join in “A Series of Diverse Discussions of Two Religious Scholars”, October 25-30. See the bulletin board for details or visit acwalberta.ca .

PRAYER REQUESTS

  • Please pray for Dixon Tumbay and his children, Venisa, Dixon Jr., Peace and Divine (Joseph) as they grieve the tragic loss of Eva. Pray also for the other families who are suffering the loss of family members from this collision. Pray for all those impacted by this tragedy.
  • Please pray for Amie’s mother and father, Margaret and James.
  • Call to Prayer for MC Canada Special Assembly: Mennonite Church Canada and Area Church leaders are requesting that all congregations in MC Canada set aside time to pray for the Future Directions: Covenant New nationwide restructuring process on the Sundays of October 1, as well as October 8 & 15. We invite your prayers for Calvin Quan as he moderates the Special Assembly, for others who are providing Assembly leadership or support and for delegates who participate. The special Assembly is an important juncture in our life together as a denomination. It will shape how we engage together in our common mission. Pray for the Assembly participants as they discern the wisdom of the Spirit, as we seek to align our church structures with how God is at work among us and in the wider world.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Taize Prayer Service: Today (15th) at 7 pm at Assumption Church (9040 - 95 Ave)
  • Mayra Dominguez, a Mexican woman, operates a small restaurant in southern Mexico near the Guatemala border, and interacts with migrant women caught in the sex trade. Adrienne Wiebe and Mayra have been working on an action-research project with these women for four years, and will be presenting at the “Your Faith on Feminism” conference on the topic of: “Mayra’s Restaurant: Christian faith meets undocumented migration and the sex trade.” At the LMBC Coffee and Conversation group, Mayra will share her journey of learning. Please join us on Tuesday, October 24 at 10:00! (11210 - 59 Ave)
  • Peace Expressions in Islam and Christianity, led by religious scholars Dr. Muhammad Ali Shomali and Dr. Harry Huebner, with Dr. David Goa as moderator, will be held at First Mennonite Church, Edmonton (3650 – 91 Street NW) on Sunday, October 29 as part of Two Friends, Two Faiths: A series of diverse discussions with two religious scholars sponsored by A Common Word Alberta. Doors open at 6:30 pm; refreshments will be provided. You are invited to participate in this spiritual learning and also to contribute financially in support of MCA’s North Edmonton Ministry, which is committed to building friendship and understanding within our diverse communities. For further information, visit A Common Word Alberta (www.acwalberta.ca) or contact Robert Proudfoot at 780-465-6083 or georann@telus.net.
  • "Let’s talk about Conflicting Loyalties": On November 10-12, Trinity Mennonite Church in Calgary invites you to participate in sessions featuring Canadian Mennonite University professor Gordon Zerbe. We’ll talk about patriotism, justice, pacifism, active peacemaking, and how we see God’s calling in all of it. More information on the bulletin board and website: www.trinity.mennonitechurch.ab.ca ; or call the TMC office at (403) 256-7157.
  • Mennonite Central Committee is responding to urgent disasters around the world; from earthquakes in Mexico, to hurricanes in the Caribbean, to flooding in Bangladesh. Pray for those impacted by these disasters. To donate visit www.mccab.ca
  • In Gratitude for 21 years of service – Sun, Oct 22, 3:30pm at MCC Alberta office (210, 2946 – 32 St NE, Calgary). Please join MCC for an afternoon of appreciation to acknowledge Abe Janzen’s 21 years of service in the role of Executive Director for MCC Alberta. A short program will begin at 4pm, followed by a light meal.
  • Mennonite Central Committee Alberta is inviting applications for a Full time (1.0 FTE) Peace Program Coordinator. Application deadline is October 19. For more information contact Iliana at ilianafriesen@mccab.ca. To view full job description and to apply, please visit bit.ly/Peace-Coord
  • Special Assembly 2017 Follow-up: A one issue news sheet, recordings of the streamed video, and other materials can be found via http://home.mennonitechurch.ca/winnipeg2017.
  • Why Change? Check out the conversation points about our Future Directions Process in a new resource shared by Mennonite Church Alberta as we consider how culture shifts are ministry opportunities: http://futuredirectionsmc.ca/why-change/

NEXT SUNDAY (22nd)

  • Speaker: Pastor Werner
  • Worship Leader: CJ
  • Music Team: Gordon’s Team
  • Children’s Feature: Joyce
  • Sunday School Teacher: Joyce
  • Scripture Reader: Tarnisha
  • Ushers: Roland, Brock
  • Greeters: Ann, Pearl
  • Food Bank: Tuesday (24th) Hosts: Ben, Pearl; Set up:

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