Announcements for Sunday, November 19

Upcoming Gospel Readings

Nov 26: Matthew 25:31-46
Dec 3: Mark 13:24-37
Dec 10: Mark 1:1-8         
Dec 17: John 1:6-8; 19-28

Readings are subject to change.

Haliburton Pastoral Charge

Today we welcome Ron Mahler to lead us in worship at our churches.  Harry is on vacation.

The Official Board of the Haliburton Pastoral Charge will meet on Tuesday, November 21 at Haliburton UC at 7 pm.   You will receive the minutes and agenda by email prior to the meeting.  If you do not have email a few copies will be sent to the church.  If you receive the minutes, you are a member of this board and are encouraged to come out and help make important decisions for the Pastoral Charge. Thank you. 

The next scheduled Church In Haliburton event will take place at St. George’s Anglican church at 7pm on Wednesday, November 22nd.

Please join us on Sunday December 3rd for a joint service for the Pastoral Charge at Ingoldsby United Church gathering at 10 am for singing; service starting at 10:30 a.m. to celebrate the 1st Sunday of Advent.  Communion will be served.  This will be an opportunity for all 3 churches to worship together and get to know one another a little better.  Lunch will be served after the service.


Youth Unlimited 10th Anniversary Celebration: Come celebrate 10 years of ministry to the youth of the Haliburton Highlands November 25 at 7 pm at the Haliburton UC.  We will be sharing stories, celebrating the past and looking to the future. Enjoy homemade desserts and coffee/tea. No tickets required. Any donations to Youth Unlimited will be greatly appreciated. RSVP to Dana 705-854-1043 or

Highland Festival Singers presents “Sing Noel, Alleluia!” Directed by Melissa Stephens Sunday, Nov 26 at 3:00 pm and Tuesday, Nov 28 at 7:30 pm at Haliburton UC. Tickets available from Choir members, Cranberry Cottage Haliburton, Minden Pharmasave, or 705-457-4916.

Haliburton UC

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: Come out on Tuesday, November 21st at 9:30 to help decorate the church for Christmas.  Many hands make light work. It will take approximately 2 – 3 hours.  Call Mary McKee for more info 705-457-1976.

Stewardship and Mission committee meeting is rescheduled to Wednesday November 22nd at Haliburton United Church 10 a.m.  This is a change from  the slated 15th of November meeting.

Pot Luck Lunch:  Our next pot luck lunch will be held on Sunday, November 26. Meat pies and rolls will be provided. A few salads and desserts needed. Help is needed with clean up.  Thank you.

Ladies: You are invited to a Joyful Christmas in Carnarvon Wed. Dec 6 at 7 pm.  If you haven’t been it is quite an enjoyable evening.  You must go early to get a seat and bring a story, poem or short skit (as a group from Haliburton) that will have everyone laughing.  Donations for the food bank gratefully accepted.

Stewardship and Mission Offering:  The extra monthly Mission for November is Child Evangelism Fellowship.  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).

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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