Current Events and Notices
Until Nov. 18: Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes through Haliburton UC: Each year Operation Christmas Child partners with churches worldwide to collect shoebox gifts filled with toys, school supplies, and hygiene items for needy children. For details on how to participate, visit the Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes page on the Haliburton UC website. Packed boxes are due back to the church between Nov. 14 and 18.
Saturday, Nov. 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.
Mission & Service 2021: The United Church of Canada has published a brochure about Mission & Service funds raised in 2021 and how they were used. For details, visit the Mission & Service page.
Monthly mission for November for Haliburton UC: Samaritan’s Purse. For details and to learn how to donate, visit the Monthly Missions page on the HUC website.
Ecumenical Bible Study: This group meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. via Zoom, facilitated by Jean Schlicklin Tyler. This Fall, Sr. Kitty Bethea, OP, will share her study of Revelation. Contact Jean for the Zoom link by email or at 705-457-2214.
Women to Women Bible Study: This study is held two times per month on Wednesdays from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Zoom. Remaining meetings this year will be on Nov. 23 and Dec. 7. Participants study the Word using a simple study method, pray and share their lives and concerns. New participants are welcome, whether on or off web camera or by phone, even just to listen in. The group will break after Dec. 7 for the holiday season. Next year’s schedule will be announced shortly. For more information email Lisa.
Minds in Motion at Haliburton UC: 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.
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.