Announcements – May 8, 2022

Upcoming Events and Notices

May: Manse Month. Each year in May, the Manse Committee asks church members to prayerfully consider contributing to the manse account to support repairs. For details on this year’s focus, visit the Manse Month page.

Saturday, May 14: “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.

Until June 19: Formula for Success baby bottle campaign to raise funds for the Pregnancy Care & Family Support Centre. This year’s goal is 35% of the charity’s annual budget. Bottles for donations are available from the churches or you can donate by cheque or online. Return your bottle to the church before Father’s Day or when it is full. Tax receipts are issued. For details visit haliburtonpregnancycentre.ca.

August 15 to 19: Monarch Bible Camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily at Haliburton United Church. Registration is now open. For details call 705-887-3625 or visit monarchbiblecamp.com.

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 all churches and online at 11:15 a.m.

Monthly mission for May for Haliburton UC: The manse. 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
Box 281
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.