Announcements – May 21, 2023

Upcoming Events and Notices

Sunday, May 28: Communion Services for Pentecost Sunday at all three churches and online. Those watching online are invited to join in by having bread and wine or juice on hand.

Wednesday, May 31: Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies at St. George’s. Enjoy movie screenings at 1:30 p.m. on the last Wednesday of each month at St. George’s Anglican Church (except in July and August). Admission is free. The May screening is “Friendly Persuasion”.

May is Manse Month for the Haliburton Pastoral Charge. The Manse is also Haliburton United Church’s monthly mission for May. The upkeep of the manse is the responsibility of all churches in the charge, and each year church participants are asked to prayerfully consider contributing to the manse account to support repairs. Current projects are replacement of the oil tank (within two months, $4,000) and window replacements (TBD).

Until June 18: Formula for Success Baby Bottle Campaign. This annual fundraiser for the Pregnancy Care and Family Support Centre runs until Father’s Day. The PCFSC is 100% donor-supported and has seen that “Your $$ + PCFSC = Changed Lives.” To donate you can pick up a baby bottle at Haliburton UC and fill it or use cheque or EFT (electronic funds transfer) or use your credit card online via the PCFSC website at Tax receipts are issued.

Current Events and Notices

Monthly mission for May for Haliburton UC: The Manse. Current projects are replacement of the oil tank (within two months, $4,000) and window replacements (TBD). For details and to learn how to donate, visit the Monthly Missions page on the Haliburton UC website.

Sundays: Regular services at all churches and online via livestream on YouTube at 11:15 a.m.

Tuesdays: Minds in Motion. The current session of this program runs from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Haliburton UC until June 20. 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: Ecumenical Bible Study: The group is on summer break.

Wednesdays: Women to Women Bible Study: The group is on summer break.

Sunday School: A selection of lessons and interactive materials is available for download on the Sunday School page for use at home to encourage kids in their faith. Classes are on hiatus.

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 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 or Thank you!

HPC website: You can stay up to date on HPC happenings at