Announcements for Sunday, November 27 – First Sunday of Advent

Upcoming Gospel Readings

Dec 4               Matthew 3:1-12 

Dec 11              Matthew 11:2-11 

Dec 18              Matthew 1:18-25

Dec 24              Luke 2:1-14

Readings are subject to change.

Haliburton Pastoral Charge

Join us Wednesday, December 14, 7:30 at Lochlin Church for our annual Old Fashioned Christmas Carol Sing Along. Music by Rev. Harry, John Menzies, and “friends”. Hot cider and Christmas goodies following. Donations for Food Banks gratefully accepted. Everyone welcome!

Christmas Joint Services:
Christmas Eve December 24 – Haliburton 7:00 pm

Christmas Day December 25 – Lochlin 10:30 am
New Year’s Day January 1 – Ingoldsby 10:30 am

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

Community

Join the “Highlands Festival Singers” as we celebrate our 25th Anniversary by presenting “The Messiah” by George Frederic Handel directed by Melissa Stephens, Sunday November 27 at 2:30 pm at Haliburton United Church.  General admission $20.00. Tickets are available from Cranberry Cottage; Minden Pharmasave; Cottage Country Log Cabin or by calling 705-457-4916.

EH! Environment Haliburton Enviro-Cafe “Planning for Climate Change” – Tuesday December 13, 7:30 pm at Haliburton UC with guest speaker Peter Sale, Marine Biologist. For more information contact Terry Moore tmoore7031@gmail.com or 705-306-9254. Please carpool or post a ride on www.haliburtonrideshare.ca

Haliburton UC

Haliburton UCW will meet on Monday December 5th, starting with punch at 5:30, pot luck supper at 6:00 followed by a Christmas Program.  All ladies welcome. This will be our very last meeting as we are closing our unit.

Stewardship and Mission Offering:  The extra monthly Mission for December is the 4Cs.  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. The committee selected the following missions for the first six months of the year 2017.

January Leprosy Mission international
February Food For Kids local
March Fred Victor Mission national
April Sleeping Children Around the World international
May YWCA local
June H.A.V.E. international

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).

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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