Upcoming Events and Notices
Sundays: All HPC churches are closed due to COVID-19 pandemic concerns. Online services continue at 11:15 a.m.
Sunday, January 23: Lochlin UC Annual General Meeting at 1:30 p.m. The meeting will be held via Zoom (video or phone). The Zoom info will be emailed. For more information call the office at 705-457-1891.
Sunday, January 23: Ingoldsby UC Annual General Meeting at 3:00 p.m. The meeting will be held via Zoom (video or phone). The Zoom info will be emailed. For more information call the office at 705-457-1891.
Sunday, January 30: Haliburton UC Annual General Meeting beginning after the service. The meeting will be held via Zoom (video or phone). The Zoom info will be emailed. Chat over lunch via Zoom between the service and the meeting. For more information call the office at 705-457-1891.
Lenten Season: 2nd Annual Haliburton County Stations of the Cross Tour. Dates TBA. Artwork and volunteers are needed to support this driving tour of Easter-related art installations. For details call Harry at the office at 705-457-1891.
Current Events and Notices
January mission for Haliburton UC: Yonge Street Mission. For details about this organization and to learn how to donate, visit the HUC website’s Monthly Missions page.
Tuesdays from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.: Online Scripture Study. This ecumenical study group meets using the Haliburton UC Zoom feed. The study uses a simple format of praying, reading the Sunday Gospel from the lectionary, listening for a word or phrase, sharing thoughts with the group and then acting on the reflection through the week. There is no homework nor study preparation. Please contact Jean Schlicklin Tyler by phone at 705-457-2214 or email Jean for the meeting link.
Wednesdays from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.: Women to Women Bible Study. Based through Haliburton UC, participants share their lives and concerns, pray together and study the Word using a simple study method. Currently meetings are held via Zoom. There’s no need to be on screen or to participate in discussions, and there is no homework. New participants are welcome. For more information email Lisa.
Support for online music lessons by Youth Unlimited: YU helps youths learn to play a new instrument and learn the message of Jesus. Each youth involved is currently paying half of the $300 cost for 10 lessons. Please consider donating $150 or providing a bursary of the full cost for a youth who does not have the means. Be sure to indicate “Music Lesson Support” for your donation. For more information and to donate go to youthunlimitedkaw.com or call Ian McIntosh at 905-429-8389.
Virtual Sunday School is on hiatus. Previous lessons and the Sunday School songs are available for download/singalongs on the Services page.
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Ways to give: To provide an offering to any of our churches, write a cheque to that church and mail it to:
Haliburton Pastoral Charge
Haliburton, ON K0M 1S0
Please ensure you have used the correct PO box number. Haliburton UC also supports electronic funds transfers and PAR (pre-authorized remittance). For more details, go to the Giving page at haliburtonpastoralcharge.com or haliburtonuc.com.
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