Announcements for Sunday, March 31

Upcoming Gospel Readings

Apr 7: John 12:1-8
Apr 14: Luke 9:28-40
Apr 21: John 20:1-18 or Luke 24:1-12
Apr 28: John 20:19-31

Readings are subject to change.

Haliburton Pastoral Charge

You are invited to hear a guest speaker at 1 p.m. on Wed., April 3rd, at Ingoldsby Church, prior to the U.C.W. monthly meeting.  Mabel Clendenning’s daughter, Joanne Stewart, will join us with her service dog to tell us about the service dog programme and how it helps so many.  Everyone – men and women – will be welcome to join us and share a cup of coffee afterwards.

Men’s breakfast and time of fellowship Saturday, April 6th, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.  Come and enjoy a hearty breakfast of bacon and eggs.  All men are welcome.

Please join the combined Choirs of Highland Hills UC and Haliburton UC, along with some actors, presenting the cantata “The Choice” Good Friday April 19. Service times: Highland Hills 9:00 am and Haliburton 11:15 am. The synopsis: During the rule of Tiberius Caesar in the seaside city of Capernum, a young Roman centurion, Marcus, falls in love with a beautiful Jewish girl, Hannah. She is a follower of Jesus, the radical teacher from Nazareth. As Marcus becomes fatefully intertwined in the tumultuous events leading to the execution of Jesus, he weighs the words and example of Christ against the wealth and power of the world. In the balance hangs….the Choice.

VBS (Vacation Bible School) “Growing With God”. When: Monday July 8-12; Ages: 4-10 (enrolled in Junior Kindergarten in the fall of 2019) Time: 9 am until noon; Where: Haliburton United Fellowship Room. Volunteers needed! Please spread the word. Registration forms available online or on table in foyer. Email Jan Cox or contact the church office 705-457-1891.

Community

St. George’s Anglican Church would like to invite all members of our community to make Palm crosses on Friday, April 12th at 10 am  in the church.  No experience needed. There will be refreshments and we look forward to this time of fellowship.  Please join us. For more information, contact Phyllis Bishop 705-457-2867 or Carol Browne 705-457-4551

Haliburton UC

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..

Memorial Service for Stephen Payne, son of John & Millie, Saturday April 6 at 2 pm at Haliburton UC.

Easter Flowers: We will be handling Easter Flowers the same as last year.  Anyone wishing to place a flower or plant in memory of a loved one could purchase one for Easter Sunday Service and place it in the church.

Stewardship and Mission Offering:  The extra monthly Mission for April is YWCA. 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.

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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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