Announcements for Sunday, November 26

Upcoming Gospel Readings

Dec 3: Mark 13:24-37
Dec 10: Mark 1:1-8         
Dec 17: John 1:6-8; 19-28
Dec 24: Luke 1:26-38

Readings are subject to change.

Haliburton Pastoral Charge

Church In Haliburton – Tuesday, November 28 at 6:30 pm at Lighthouse Church, a time to chat. All invited to participate.

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.

Join us Wednesday, December 13, 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 PC Joint Services:   

  • Christmas Eve Sunday, December 24 – Lochlin – singing at 10 am; service at 10:30 am
  • Christmas Eve Sunday, December 24 – Haliburton 7:00 pm – communion and special music


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.

Light in the Darkness – A “Blue Christmas” Service for those experiencing grief and sorrow during the approach to Christmas Sunday Dec 3rd at 2:00 pm at St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Haliburton.

Haliburton UC

Pot Luck Lunch: Pot Luck lunch today after the service. Meat Pies & rolls provided. Please join with us for fellowship. 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 December is 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.  

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.


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


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