REMINDER: HPC Congregational Annual General Meeting on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. via Zoom. All are welcome. HPC Official Board meeting follows. See details below.
Upcoming Events and Notices
Sundays: All HPC churches are closed due to COVID-19 pandemic concerns. Online services continue at 11:15 a.m.
Tuesday, February 15: Pastoral Charge Congregational Annual General Meeting at 2:00 p.m. via Zoom (by video or phone). Includes finances and nominations for the Official Board. All are welcome. Zoom information and meeting documents been emailed. If you aren’t on the email list, call the office at 705-457-1891.
Tuesday, February 15: Pastoral Charge Official Board Meeting following the congregational AGM (see above) via Zoom (by video or phone). Zoom information and meeting documents have been emailed.
Saturday, February 19: “Isolated” Men’s Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. All men are welcome to read and meditate on the selected scripture over breakfast at home. To join the mailing list to receive the scripture, contact 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
Monthly mission for February for Haliburton UC: Effect Hope (formerly The Leprosy Mission Canada). 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.
Your Generosity Matters, a feature of the Mission & Service program of the United Church of Canada, shows how your contributions to the M&S fund are making a difference. You can view them via our posts or by visiting the Mission & Service page.
Devotions: To read notes of encouragement for a strong foundation, go to haliburtonpastoralcharge.com/devotions or view them via our posts.
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. Thank you!
HPC website: You can stay up to date on HPC happenings at haliburtonpastoralcharge.com.