Upcoming Gospel Readings
Oct 21: Mark 10:35-45
Oct 28: Mark 10:46-52
Nov 4: Mark 12:28-34
Nov 11: Mark 12:38-44
Readings are subject to change.
Lochlin United Church presents SHOUT SISTER, an evening of song, Thursday, October 18, 7:30 p.m. Admission by donation. Refreshments to follow.
Music Night, presented by the Church in Haliburton, is a multi-church event on Wednesday, October 24th, at 7 p.m. at Haliburton United. This will feature lots of worship songs led by musicians from several local churches along with some stories of faith. Come and celebrate our unity in Christ!
World-renowned Elvis impersonator Garry Wesley will perform his multi-award-winning tribute on Friday, November 9th at Haliburton United Church. The concert will include a mix of well-known Elvis songs and gospel pieces. Donna Brooks will open the concert with a Tammy Wynette tribute and hits from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s. Show time is 7 p.m. Admission is $20. Tickets are available by calling the church office at 705-457-1891 or Cranberry Cottage at 705-457-1844.
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.
Dear friends, once again our Haliburton United family will participate in the Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child. The boxes are now available from the Sunday School team. Here is an outline that might help:
- Choose and assemble a box and decide on boy or girl and age range (2-4/5-9/ 10-14)
- Select a quality “wow” toy such as a doll/soccer ball /stuffed animal
- Fill remainder of box with a mixture of hygiene items, school supplies, craft activities, small toys, warm clothing. No candy/toothpaste/used or breakable items/items that could freeze, melt, leak/scary or harmful toys
- Pray for the child who will receive your gift. Add a personal note and/or photo
- Include $10 (cheque or cash) in envelope provided
- Return gift box to Haliburton United by Sunday November 11th for Church blessing
Each box is an expression of hope, joy, and love. Please be part of the team!! – Janice Benoit, HUC Sunday School Coordinator
We need your help….Wednesday October 17th HUC will be hosting the masons for their annual dinner. We are looking for help with food donations, room set up (starting at 4:00 p.m. that day), kitchen help, servers, clean up crew, homemade pies. If you can help there is a sign up sheet at Haliburton United or call Sue Nicholson at 705-457-5302. This is a fundraiser for Haliburton United Church. All helpers will get dinner – this year it is ham and scalloped potatoes with all the fixings. Thanks very much.
Pot Luck Lunch: We will be having Pot Luck Lunch on Sunday October 28. Help is needed with clean up. Thanks.
Stewardship and Mission Offering: The extra monthly Mission for October is Hellenic Ministries. 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.
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.
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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