Announcements for Sunday, December 9

Pastoral Charge

Upcoming Gospel Readings

Dec 16: Luke 3:7-18
Dec 23: Luke 1:39-45
Dec 30: Luke 2:41-52
Jan 6: Matthew 2:1-12

Readings are subject to change.

Join us Wednesday, December 12, 7:30 at Lochlin Church for our annual Old Fashioned Christmas Carol Sing Along. Music by Rev. Harry, John Menzies, and “friends”. Hot cider and Christmas goodies following. Donations for Food Banks gratefully accepted. Everyone welcome! 

Annual Carolling to long term care facilities and seniors’ apartments Thursday, Dec 20 at 3:30 pm starting at Highland Wood, 7199 Gelert Road. All welcome to come out and join in the caroling.

Christmas Eve Service:  There will be one service at Haliburton at 7:00 pm.  Please join with us for worship and communion.


Light in the Darkness – A “Blue Christmas” Service for those experiencing grief and sorrow during the approach to Christmas, Sunday, December 9 at 2 pm Lakeside Baptist Church Library, Haliburton.

Ron Mahler has written his third book The Banquet: Exploring the Greatest Invitation Extended to Humanity based on the Parable of the Great Banquet in Luke 14.  The book’s launch / sale and signing will take place on Sat. December 15th from 10am to 2pm at Lakeside Baptist Church (Fellowship Room).  Cost of book is $16 and it can be used as a small group resource.

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

Please join us for lunch after the Sunday School service today – soup, sandwiches and cake.  All welcome!

Stewardship and Mission Offering:  The extra monthly Mission for December is 4Cs. 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.


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. To access the video links go to the Messages page.


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