Announcements for Sunday, September 30

Upcoming Gospel Readings

Oct 7: Mark 10:2-16
Oct 14: Mark 10:17-31
Oct 21: Mark 10:35-45
Oct 28: Mark 10:46-52

Readings are subject to change.

Haliburton Pastoral Charge

Haliburton Pastoral Charge has a new website! Please see the bulletin insert following the announcements below to learn about the website features and how to receive the weekly announcements and other information by email.  

Soup & Sandwich Luncheon – Sunday, September 30th – 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Ingoldsby UC. Choice of delicious soups, sandwiches, tea biscuits, tarts and beverage. Variety of harvest, baking, craft and handmade clothing items for purchase.

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

Lochlin United Church presents SHOUT SISTER, an evening of song,  Thursday, October 18, 7:30 p.m. Admission by donation. Refreshments to follow.

Garry Wesley, who is a renowned Elvis impersonator from Milwaukee, will be performing at Haliburton UC on Friday, November 9th at 7 pm. He is a one man show, who will perform gospel pieces plus other well-known Elvis songs. The tickets are $20. and will be available soon. Call the office to reserve tickets.

Elva Bates has written her third book “THROUGH THE BIBLE FROM EDEN TO ETERNITY” which will be available in a few weeks. Copies of the book are free for the asking. If you would like a copy of Elva’s book, please call or email the office.

Haliburton UC

Pot Luck Lunch: We will be having our regular Pot Luck Lunch on Sunday September 30. Help is need with clean up. Thanks.

Stewardship and Mission Offering:  The extra monthly Mission for September is Mercy Ships. 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 to 11:30 a.m. 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.

We have a new website!

Haliburton Pastoral Charge has a bright, inviting new website:

On this new HPC site you’ll find such features as:

  • Event Listings – see a list of upcoming events at our three churches
  • Events Calendar – see the events in calendar format; you can print out a weekly or monthly calendar or an agenda that lists the events
  • The weekly announcements bulletin insert, posted on the News page
  • Links to Harry’s Sunday messages on video, from the start in 2014
  • Harry’s Communion letters – print or email a copy using the buttons at the end
  • A link to the Facebook page
  • General information about each church
  • HPC office hours, phone number, mailing address and email connection

You can sign up to receive the weekly announcements insert, Harry’s Communion letters and special notices via email:

  1. Go to the Home page (the front/main page) and scroll down the page below the churches. In the right-hand column you’ll see “Follow us via email”. On other pages you’ll also find this midway down the page in the right-hand column.
  2. Enter your email address in the space provided.
  3. Click on the “Follow” button.
  4. You’ll get an email from Haliburton Pastoral Charge titled “Confirm your subscription for Haliburton Pastoral Charge”. Open the email and click on the “Confirm” button.
  5. You’ll get an email from Haliburton Pastoral Charge confirming your subscription.

Note: those who have been receiving weekly emails from the old HPC website will need to sign up at the new site by October 31 in order to maintain uninterrupted service.

Enjoy the new site! If you have questions or suggestions, please use the email form on the Contact Us page or email the office.


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


Weekly announcements and more via email: If you’d like to receive our blog messages in your inbox, go to the “Follow us via email” box in the column on the right, enter your email address and click on “Follow”. You’ll receive an email confirming you’re now following our blog, through which you’ll receive weekly announcements, news and Harry’s Communion letters via email. You can unsubscribe at any time.



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