Upcoming Events and Notices
Until April 18: 2nd Annual Haliburton County Stations of the Cross Tour. Enjoy a drive-by tour of our beautiful region featuring themed local art as a way to reflect on and prepare for Easter. For details, visit the Lakeside Church website at mylakeside.ca/sochaliburton.
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.
Sunday, April 17: Easter Sunday Communion services at all churches and online. Viewers are invited to join in by having bread and juice or wine on hand.
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
Volunteer drivers are needed for the Wheels of Hope program for cancer patients travelling to and from treatments. Contact the Canadian Cancer Society at cancervolunteer.ca or 1-888-939-3333.
Sundays: Regular services at Lochlin UC and Haliburton UC and online services at 11:15 a.m. Ingoldsby UC will reopen April 17.
Monthly mission for April for Haliburton UC: World Vision Canada in support of the church’s sponsored child in Cambodia. For details and to learn how to donate, visit the Monthly Missions page on the HUC website.
Tuesdays from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.: Minds in Motion 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.
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.
Virtual Sunday School is on hiatus. Previous lessons and the Sunday School songs are available for download/singalongs on the Services page.
Mission & Service stories show how your contributions to the M&S program of the United Church of Canada 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.