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Holyrood Mennonite Church

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

Senior Pastor:

Werner De Jong






Speaker: Elizabeth Wall

Worship Leader: Jackson

Music: Joyce, Eun Jin

Greeters: Grace, Helena

Ushers: Brock, Eunice

August 25, 2019

Welcome to Holyrood Mennonite Church

Sunday School ~ 9:30 am

Worship Service ~ 10:30 am


     Musical Prelude

     Welcome & Announcements

     Roof Fundraiser Update: Helena B

     Call to Worship

     Opening Prayer


     Songs: HWB 12 - Come, let us all unite to sing

HWB 648 - Morning has broken

HWB 78 - Praise, I will praise you, Lord



     Children’s Feature: Helena C

     Share & Prayer

Song: STJ 49 - Rain down

     Scripture Reading: Jeremiah 1:4-10 (Page 788)

     Meditation: “Living into our Calling” ~ Elizabeth Wall


     Silent Prayer

     Song: STJ 43 - My faith has found a resting place




  • Fellowship Breakfasts: Tuesday (27th) at 7 am at the Albert’s Restaurant in Capilano Mall. All are welcome to join us!
  • Pastoral Vacation: Pastor Werner is away from the office on vacation. He will return to office on September 3.
  • A BIG THANK YOU to all who came out to the church work day yesterday, and put their expertise and elbow grease to work to help clean and maintain our church building. You are appreciated!!
  • Our Roof Fundraiser was a success! We were able to raise $5505.35 towards the repair of the roof, with the women raising more funds then the men. Thanks so much for participating!
  • Child dedication and potluck: We will have a child dedication for Eunice Torh's granddaughter, Amellia F. Kyne, during the worship service on Sunday, Sept. 8. We will celebrate with a potluck following the service.
  • Early Bulletin Prep: If you have any items for the bulletin or September calendar, please have them in by Wednesday morning, as the bulletin will be prepared early this week.


  • Pray for Joanne as she balances the work that God has given her to do.
  • Continue to pray for Gertrude and her children.
  • Please pray for Rollie and his sister Betty and their family as they navigate a difficult time of conflict in their lives. Pray for peace.
  • Pray for Thomas and his family, as they mourn the loss of Thomas’ mother. Pray for Thomas as he travels to be with family for her memorial.
  • Pray for Patrick, as he mourns the loss of his friend Robert. Pray for comfort for family and friends.
  • Please pray for Amie’s dad who has been in pain on and off for a year.
  • Please continue to remember and pray for our members who are no longer able to regularly attend church: Ray and Ginnie Brubaker, George Varghese.


  • Save the Date: You are invited to the 7th Annual Christian Muslim Dialogue to be held on October 26 at 9:30 am. this year's event is held at ACCA Centre, 3530, 91 St. in Mill Woods. The Theme is the Heart of Hospitality and the attached poster has the details. We as an organization believe this is one way to be witnesses of Jesus' love and break down the kinds of stereotypes and discrimination that Jesus refused to accept. Register for your $10 tickets at : https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/heart-of-hospitality-christian-muslim-dialogue-tickets-63845345146
  • Golf for MCC in Tofield, Sept 7. Support MCC's international and local ministry! More info and registration at mccab.ca/golf-tofield
  • Grow Hope with MCC Alberta & Canadian Foodgrains Banks (CFGB): Sponsor an acre of land for $300 in fields near Carstairs and Fort Saskatchewan and your donation will grow to as much as $2,500 for food assistance work in the developing world. The farmers will farm the land and forward the proceeds to MCC & CFGB. Learn more at mccab.ca/grow-hope We have sold 236 of 400 acres available to sponsor. Help us make the difference!
  • MCC Conference and AGM: Honouring our Roots -Sept 28 at Dalhousie Church in Calgary. Participate in engaging and educational sessions, learn about MCC Alberta's impact in the last year, and look back on MCC's history as we prepare to celebrate MCC's centennial in 2020! Brian Dyck from MCC Canada will share about MCC’s involvement in refugee sponsorship and highlight current global migration realities. More details and registration at mccab.ca/mcc-conference
  • Healthy Ministry Boundaries: Training for Pastors and Congregations is an MCA Equipping Day Event for Pastors, Congregational Leaders, and Others involved in Church Ministry Programs. The Equipping Day will be hosted by Trinity Mennonite Church on October 19, 2019, from 9 am to 4 pm. www.mennonitechurch.ab.ca
  • Global Youth Summit (GYS) July 2-5, 2021, in Salatiga, Indonesia. MC Canada's Joint Council is excited to invite your applications for young adult representatives to the GYS. One representative will be selected from each of the five Regional Churches. Application is available at www.mennonitechurch.ca. To speak with someone about this opportunity, please contact Joint Council member Andrea de Avila (andreadeavila@mymts.net) or your Regional communicator, June Miller (jmiller@mennonitechurch.ab.ca).


  • Speaker: Jim Shantz
  • Worship Leader: Ed
  • Music: Gordon’s Team
  • Children’s Feature: Puppets
  • Greeters: Doreen, Ann
  • Ushers: Garth, Thomas

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