Announcements for Sunday, October 23

Upcoming Gospel Readings

Oct 30             Luke 19:1-10

Nov 6              Luke 20:27-38

Nov 13             Luke 21:5-19

Nov 20             Luke 23:33-43

Readings are subject to change.

Haliburton Pastoral Charge

The United Church of Canada is calling for prayers, and has launched an appeal for donations that will provide humanitarian relief to Haiti, Cuba, and nearby Caribbean countries devastated by Hurricane Matthew. The United Church has contributed $20,000 from its Emergency Response Fund to partners in Haiti and the surrounding region. You can donate through your church treasurer or by going to and follow the link Social Action at the top of the page.  Be sure to note “Emergency Response—Hurricane Matthew” on the face of your cheque.

Pastoral Charge Joint Service at Haliburton Sunday, November 27 at 10:30 am.  This is the first Sunday of Advent and communion will be served.  Haliburton will not be serving lunch that day as the Festival Singers are holding a concert in the afternoon and need time to set up.

Harry’s Sunday messages online: Unable to attend a service? Want to hear a sermon again? Check out video podcasts of Harry’s messages.


October 24 – 30 is RIDESHARE WEEK.  Wherever you go, share the ride.

Handel’s Messiah presented by The Highlands Festival Singers, under the direction of Melissa Stephens, Saturday, November 26 and Sunday November 27 at 2:30 pm at Haliburton United Church.  General admission $20.00.

Haliburton UC

Pot Luck Lunch today after the service.  Please join us.  If you didn’t bring a dish, don’t worry, there is always plenty.  Help is needed with clean up.  

Haliburton UCW will meet on Monday, October 24 at 1:15.  We will discuss where we see our group going in the future.  Please come out and join in on the conversation.

Stewardship and Mission Offering:  The extra monthly Mission for October is the R.E.C. Room.  We thank you for your support and ask that you mark your envelope when giving to this extra mission.  Take note of the Stewardship and Mission bulletin board in the foyer.  Information will be posted as it becomes available.

Bible studies:

For a time of study, prayer and fellowship, please join us:

  • Women to Women Bible Study, Tuesdays in the library 11:30 am until 1 pm. All women are welcome to join us at any time. For info call the office 705-457-1891. 
  • Wednesday Morning Bible Study in the Library 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Library: The library is open during office hours except when being used for meetings. The librarian is available Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon to help in choosing a book, DVD or teaching material (holidays excluded).

There is a book nook in the foyer with several books that are duplicates of books already in our library.  The books are free for the taking; but if you desire, there is a donation box and all money donated will go to the Mission and Service Fund.

Coffee is available every Sunday before church in the foyer outside of the Fellowship Room.  All are welcome to partake and enjoy!

Need a card sent to a church family member of Haliburton United?  Call the office at 705-457-1891 or Jane at 705-457-1715.






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