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Holyrood Mennonite Church

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

Senior Pastor:

Werner De Jong






Speaker: Abe Janzen

Worship Leader: Joseph

Music: Joyce, Eun Jin

Greeters: Ruth, Guenther

Usher: Antoinette

February 23, 2020

Welcome to Holyrood Mennonite Church

Sunday School ~ 9:30 am

Worship Service ~ 10:30 am


     Musical Prelude

     Welcome & Announcements

     Call to Worship

     Opening Prayer


     Songs: STJ 42 - Listen, God is calling

STJ 86 - Taste and See

STJ 17 - Halle, Halle, Hallelujah



     Children’s Feature: Joyce

     Share & Prayer

Song: HWB 416 - For Christ and the church

     Scripture Reading: Galatians 5:22-23 (Page 1222) ~ Edward

     Meditation: “The Quiet Prophets?” ~ Abe Janzen


     Silent Prayer

     Song: HWB 229 - Lord, you have come to the lakeshore




  • Fellowship Breakfasts: Tuesday (25th) at 7 am at the Albert’s Restaurant in Capilano Mall. All are welcome to join us!
  • Food Bank: Tuesday (25th) Hosts: Doreen, Diane
  • Council Meeting: Tuesday (25th) at 6:30 pm.
  • We will be celebrating Communion together next Sunday, March 1. Please take time this week to prepare your heart.
  • The memorial service for Ruth Virginia (Ginny) Brubaker will be held at Lendrum Mennonite Church on February 28 at 1 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mennonite Central Committee.


  • Pray for Werner and family, as they grieve the loss of his mother. Please especially hold up Werner’s father in prayer, as he had been married for 60 years.
  • Please continue to pray for healing for Helena’s carpal tunnel. Praise that it has been improving.
  • Please pray for Gertrude for quick recovery from her surgery.
  • Please keep Jill Taniguchi in your prayers, as she began her treatments for breast cancer.
  • Praise that Reuben Tut, the pastor of the Edmonton South Sudanese Mennonite Church, is recovering from tuberculosis.
  • Please continue to remember and pray for our members who are no longer able to regularly attend church: Ray Brubaker, George Varghese.


  • Carnival of Cultures! On Saturday afternoon, March 14, you are invited to a Carnival of Cultures (hosted at Lendrum Mennonite Church, 11210 59 Ave). Learn about the history of EMCN, listen to stories of newcomers, and enjoy international food and music. There will be activities for children and grownups, and opportunities to donate to EMCN's Embrace Campaign to renovate our Language Centre for Newcomers. See the poster on the bulletin board for more details.
  • Come learn about our brother and sister Mennonites in Burkina Faso, West Africa: Sunday, March 15 at 12:30 pm. Pastor Siaka Traoré, from the Église Évangelique Mennonite du Burkina Faso will be at First Mennonite Church (3650 91 Street) for a casual lunch and conversation. He will also be speaking about the quickly changing peace witness for the church in the context of growing tension from increasing radical Jihadist attacks. You are welcome to join us for lunch and conversation. To help with lunch planning, please RSVP Cari Friesen Buhr at 780-461-9459 or cjfriesen@gmail.com
  • New site, new name: Mennonite Church Alberta's new website was launched on Tuesday, February 11. In conjunction with the launch, mennonitechurch.ab.ca has moved to mcab.ca - Come see the new look!
  • MCA annual meetings are March 20-21 at Edmonton First Mennonite. Be a delegate or represent your church at these sessions. Year 1: Encountering, Embracing, Embodying Christ in Life will be launched. Registration is OPEN! mcab.ca
  • MCC Alberta welcomes applications for the MCC Alberta Interim Executive Director position. Interested individuals are asked to apply online at mcccanada.ca/serve by March 1st, 2020. Any inquiries regarding this position can be sent to ilianafriesen@mccab.ca.
  • Summerfest: Handmade Market & Auction – Celebrate MCC's centennial year of relief, development and peace at the relief sale! This year’s relief sale will be held at Millennium Place in Sherwood Park, Alberta on May 22 – 23, 2020. For full details visit: mccreliefsale.com.
  • You are invited to - SAVE THE DATES - June 5, 6 & 7, 2020 - in LA CRETE for the Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta Annual General Meeting & Spring Conference - June 6, La Crete Heritage Centre, Registration $20.00, Guest Speakers: Susan Siemens - La Crete - Mennonites in the Peace Country and Dr. Colin Neufeldt - Edmonton - Russian Mennonite History. If you want to ride on the luxury bus going to the conference on June 5, please call Dave Toews 780-218-7411 or dmtoews@gmail.com ($110/pp) Poster on bulletin board.
  • RJC Choirs & Cakes - March 15 @ 7:00pm, RJC Auditorium. Come for an evening of desserts and choral music as we auction off cakes in support of Rosthern Junior College. Featuring performances by Coro Nova, RJC ManChoir, & RJC Singers. Tickets not required. Rush seating. Call (306) 232-4222 if you have any questions.



  • Speaker: Pastor Werner
  • Worship Leader: Jackson
  • Music: Ruth, Emily
  • Children’s Feature: Ruth
  • Scripture Reader: Mary
  • Greeters: Doreen, Ann
  • Usher: Garth
  • Food Bank (3rd): Host(s) Ben, Pearl

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