Announcements for Sunday, December 15 – Advent III

Pastoral Charge

Upcoming Gospel Readings

Dec 22: Matthew 1:18-25
Dec 29: Matthew 2:13-23
Jan 5: John 1:10-18
Jan 12: Matthew 3:13-17

Readings are subject to change.

Annual Carolling to long term care facilities and seniors’ apartments Thursday, Dec 19 at 3:30 pm starting at Highland Wood. All welcome to come out and join in the carolling. Chili will be served at Haliburton United after carolling. 

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

Annual Meeting Dates:

Lochlin – January 19 at 2:00 pm

Ingoldsby – January 19 at 5:00 pm; Pot Luck Supper meeting following

Haliburton – January 26 Pot Luck Lunch and meeting following the service

Ingoldsby UC

Ladies Afternoon Bible Study & Fellowship Mondays at 1:30 p.m. Call Wanda at 705-286-4333. Bible Study will change to Tuesdays in January starting with January 7th.

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

Lochlin UC

Bible Study on Wednesday at Janice Carr’s at 1:00.  For more information call Janice 286-2453.

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

Haliburton UC

No Pot Luck Lunch December 29. The next pot luck lunch will be on our annual meeting day  January 26.

2020 envelopes are ready for pick-up. They are located in the narthex (back of church). NOTE: If your mailing address has changed since last year, please email Diane Blanchard or call 705-457-1604.

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

Prayer List: A few copies of the prayer list will be printed and put on the black table / desk in foyer for anyone who wishes to take it home to pray over. The copies will be there on Sunday only.

Bible studies:

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

  • Wednesday Morning Bible Study in the library 10 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Fridays: Women to Women Bible Study in the library from 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. All women are welcome to join us at any time. For info call the office 705-457-1891.

Library: The library is open during office hours except when being used for meetings. The librarian is available Fridays 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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