Announcements for Sunday, December 31

Upcoming Gospel Readings

Jan 7: Mark 1:4-11
Jan 14: John 1:43-51
Jan 21: Mark 1:14-20
Jan 28: Mark 1:21-28

Readings are subject to change.

Haliburton Pastoral Charge

Men’s breakfast and time of fellowship Saturday, January 13, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.  Come and enjoy a hearty breakfast of bacon and eggs.  All men are welcome.

ANNUAL REPORT:  Please take note that once again it is annual report time!  Please have your reports into the office by Tuesday January 9th, (with the exception of the treasurers) in order for the Annual Report to be prepared and printed for the Annual Meetings.  If possible, please email your reports to the office  If you need help with this, please call Lynne 457-1891. Thank you.

Annual Meeting Dates:

  • Lochlin – January 21 at 2:00 pm
  • Ingoldsby – January 21 at 5:00 pm – Pot Luck Supper meeting following
  • Haliburton – January 28 – Pot Luck Lunch meeting following  


HHHS / SIRCH are conducting a survey for community input between December 18 and January 18 to identify what the community need is for bereavement support. A questionnaire is available for the public to complete, either online at or at the drug stores/pharmacies, legions, medical centers and Haliburton Highlands Heath Services- acute care/Emerge/business office(s)/long term care /mental health services.

Haliburton UC

Pot Luck Lunch:  Our next pot luck lunch will be held on Sunday, January 28 (annual meeting day).  Help is needed with clean up.  Thank you.

2018 envelopes are ready for pick-up. They are located in the narthex (back of church). NOTE: If your mailing address has changed since last year, please notify Diane Blanchard.

Stewardship and Mission Offering:  The extra monthly Mission for January is YWCA Minden Shelter.  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.

Happy New Year


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