Announcements for Sunday, October 7 – Thanksgiving

Pastoral Charge

Upcoming Gospel Readings

Oct 14: Mark 10:17-31
Oct 21: Mark 10:35-45
Oct 28: Mark 10:46-52 
Nov 4: Mark 12:28-34

Readings are subject to change.

Haliburton Pastoral Charge has a new website! Please see the bulletin insert following these announcements below to learn about the website features and how to receive the weekly announcements and other information by email.

Men’s breakfast and time of fellowship Saturday, October 13, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.  Come and enjoy a hearty breakfast of bacon and eggs.  All men are welcome.

Lochlin United Church presents SHOUT SISTER, an evening of song,  Thursday, October 18, 7:30 p.m. Admission by donation. Refreshments to follow.

Music Night, presented by the Church in Haliburton, is a multi-church event on Wednesday, October 24th, at 7 p.m. at Haliburton United. This will feature lots of worship songs led by musicians from several local churches along with some stories of faith. Come and celebrate our unity in Christ!

World-renowned Elvis impersonator Garry Wesley will perform his multi-award-winning tribute on Friday, November 9th at Haliburton United Church. The concert will include a mix of well-known Elvis songs and gospel pieces. Donna Brooks will open the concert with a Tammy Wynette tribute and hits from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s. Show time is 7 p.m. Admission is $20. Tickets are available by calling the church office at 705-457-1891 or Cranberry Cottage at 705-457-1844.

Elva Bates has written her third book “THROUGH THE BIBLE FROM EDEN TO ETERNITY” which will be available in a few weeks. Copies of the book are free for the asking. If you would like a copy of Elva’s book, please call or email the office.

Ingoldsby UC

Ladies’ Afternoon Bible Study & Fellowship – Mondays at 1:30 p.m.

If you know of anyone in need of a card or visit please call the church office at 705-457-1891.

Lochlin UC

Bible Study on Wednesdays at Janice Carr’s at 1:00 p.m.      

If you know of anyone in need of a card or visit please call the church office at 705-457-1891.

Haliburton UC

We need your help….Wednesday October 17th HUC will be hosting the masons for their annual dinner.  We are looking for help with food donations, room set up (starting at 4:00 p.m. that day), kitchen help, servers, clean up crew, homemade pies.  If you can help there is a sign up sheet at Haliburton United or call Sue Nicholson at 705-457-5302.  This is a fundraiser for Haliburton United Church.  All helpers will get dinner – this year it is ham and scalloped potatoes with all the fixings.  Thanks very much.

Pot Luck Lunch: We will be having Pot Luck Lunch on Sunday October 28. Help is needed with clean up. Thanks.

Stewardship and Mission Offering:  The extra monthly Mission for October is Hellenic Ministries. We thank you for your support and ask that you mark your envelope when giving to this extra mission. Take note of the Stewardship and Mission bulletin board in the foyer. Information will be posted as it becomes available.

Bible studies:

For a time of study, prayer and fellowship, please join us:

  • Tuesdays: Women to Women Bible Study in the library from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. All women are welcome to join us at any time. For info call the office 705-457-1891.
  • Wednesday Morning Bible Study in the library 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Library: The library is open during office hours except when being used for meetings. The librarian is available Tuesdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. to help in choosing a book, DVD or teaching material (holidays excluded).

Coffee is available every Sunday before church in the foyer outside of the Fellowship Room.  All are welcome to partake and enjoy!

Need a card sent to a church family member of Haliburton United? Call the office at 705-457-1891 or Jane at 705-457-1715.

We have a new website!

Haliburton Pastoral Charge has a bright, inviting new website:

On this new HPC site you’ll find such features as:

  • Event Listings – see a list of upcoming events at our three churches
  • Events Calendar – see the events in calendar format; you can print out a weekly or monthly calendar or an agenda that lists the events
  • The weekly announcements bulletin insert, posted on the News page
  • Links to Harry’s Sunday messages on video, from the start in 2014
  • Harry’s Communion letters – print or email a copy using the buttons at the end
  • A link to the Facebook page
  • General information about each church
  • HPC office hours, phone number, mailing address and email connection

You can sign up to receive the weekly announcements insert, Harry’s Communion letters and special notices via email:

  1. Go to the Home page (the front/main page) and scroll down the page below the churches. In the right-hand column you’ll see “Follow us via email”. On other pages you’ll also find this midway down the page in the right-hand column.
  2. Enter your email address in the space provided.
  3. Click on the “Follow” button.
  4. You’ll get an email from Haliburton Pastoral Charge titled “Confirm your subscription for Haliburton Pastoral Charge”. Open the email and click on the “Confirm” button.
  5. You’ll get an email from Haliburton Pastoral Charge confirming your subscription.

Note: those who have been receiving weekly emails from the old HPC website will need to sign up at the new site by October 31 in order to maintain uninterrupted service.

Enjoy the new site! If you have questions or suggestions, please use the email form on the Contact Us page or email the office.


Harry’s messages online: Missed a Sunday? Want to hear a message again? Harry’s messages are videotaped at the Haliburton United Church service and posted online later in the week. To access the video links go to the Messages page.


Weekly announcements and more via email: If you’d like to receive our weekly announcements, news and Harry’s Communion letters via email, go to the “Follow us via email” box in the column on the right, enter your email address and click on “Follow”. You’ll receive an email asking you to confirm your subscription, and then a second email to let you know you’re now following our blog to receive these emails. You can unsubscribe at any time.