Upcoming Events and Notices
March 31 to April 18: 2nd Annual Haliburton County Stations of the Cross Tour. It is the hope of the local churches that individuals and families could enjoy a drive-by tour of our beautiful region, while taking time to reflect and prepare our hearts for this season of Lent and Easter, by celebrating the sacrificial love of Jesus’ life, death and resurrection with a “Stations of the Cross Tour” featuring local art. For details, visit the Lakeside Church website at mylakeside.ca/sochaliburton.
Tuesday, April 5: Minds in Motion starts a new season, running Tuesdays from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Haliburton UC. An Alzheimer’s Society program designed to provide physical activity and mental and social stimulation. $30/couple for 8 weeks. Call Jennifer at 705-748-5131 x225.
Friday, April 15: Good Friday Cantata “The Rose of Calvary” live at 9:30 a.m. at Highland Hills United Church in Minden and online at 11:15 a.m. (no services at Haliburton Pastoral Charge churches). Presented by members of the HHUC and Haliburton UC choirs under the direction of Melissa Stephens.
Sunday, April 17: Ingoldsby UC reopens.
Tuesday, April 19: Haliburton Pastoral Charge Official Board Meeting at 2 p.m. The meeting will be held in person at Haliburton United Church and via Zoom by video and phone. Details will be emailed. For more information call the office at 705-457-1891.
Current Events and Notices
Monthly mission for March for Haliburton UC: Hellenic Ministries. For details about this organization and to learn how to donate, visit the Monthly Missions page on the HUC website.
Tuesdays from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.: Online Scripture Study. This ecumenical study group meets using the Haliburton UC Zoom feed. 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 concerns, pray and study the Word using a simple study method. Currently meetings are held on Zoom. There’s no need to be on screen or to participate in discussions, and there is no homework. 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.