Upcoming Gospel Readings
Nov 4: Mark 12:28-34
Nov 11: Mark 12:38-44
Nov 18: Mark 13:1-8
Nov 25: John 18:33-37
Readings are subject to change.
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.
Please join us on Sunday December 2nd for a joint service for the Pastoral Charge at Lochlin 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.
Pot Luck Lunch: We will be having Pot Luck Lunch today after the service. If you didn’t bring a dish don’t worry, there is always plenty. Help is needed with clean up. Thanks.
Bells of Peace 1918 – 2018 – A remembrance of those who served in the First World War. We will be ringing our church bell 100 times on Nov 11th at dusk in remembrance of the veterans of WWI. Rene Benoit has volunteered to ring the bell. Are there any in our HUC congregation who might be descendants of a WWI veteran and who might be interested in helping to ring the bell or anyone who may have an interest in this? The event has been organized by the Legion and is going to take place across Canada.
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
4Cs (Christian Community Concern Centre) is looking for helpers. If you are interested in becoming a director or helper please contact Ron Mark at 705-457-9559 or Debbie Bain 705-754-2604 or talk to either one after church.
Stewardship and Mission Offering: The extra monthly Mission for November is Christian Blind Mission. 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.
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