Upcoming Events and Notices
Haliburton United Church Financials Update: As the pandemic continues and prices rise, the changes are having a greater impact on HUC income. While the opening balance on January 1 was $15,695.25, the closing balance on April 30 was $2,335.56. HUC monthly operating expenses are currently averaging just over $12,000, having increased along with inflation and costs for items such as fuel. Please prayerfully consider whether you may be able to help. For more information visit the Giving page on the HUC website.
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, June 4: Monarch Bible Camp Dessert Night Fundraiser and Annual General Meeting from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Monck’s Landing Golf Course, 155 Hilton’s Point Road, Norland. No charge for the event but please come prepared to donate to the needs of Monarch. Reservations are required and close May 20. Call 705-887-3625. If you’re unable to attend, you can view the online presentation May 30 at monarchbiblecamp.com.
Saturday, June 4: Spring Concert Fundraiser for the Pregnancy Care & Family Support Centre featuring an evening of gospel music with The Reflections Trio. Begins at 7:00 p.m. at Lakeside Church in Haliburton. Admission is free. An offering will be taken. For more information, call 705-457-4673.
Sunday, June 5: Communion Services – Pentecost Sunday. Those attending online are invited to join us by having bread and juice or wine on hand.
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 via livestream on YouTube 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
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.