Announcements for Sunday, October 20

Upcoming Gospel Readings

Oct 27: Luke 18:9-14
Nov 3: Luke 19:1-10
Nov 10: Luke 20:27-38
Nov 17: Luke 21:5-19

Readings are subject to change.

Haliburton Pastoral Charge

Please welcome Scott Pearson who is preaching at our churches this morning. 

October is Clergy Appreciation Month: Some suggestions you might want to act on:

  • Pray for your minister and those in church leadership
  • Ask your minister why they went into ministry and what they love about it
  • Write a thank you card, email or letter of appreciation
  • Invite a minister or other church leaders out for coffee

Trunk or Treat a family friendly trick or treating fun time Thursday, October 31st 6:00 pm at municipal parking lot across from Lakeside Church. Decorated cars and candy for the kiddos.

Please join us on Sunday December 1st for a joint service for the Pastoral Charge at Haliburton United Church 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. Lunch will be served following the service.

Haliburton UC

Pot Luck Lunch: We will be having Pot Luck Lunch on Sunday October 27th following the service. Help is needed with clean up. Thanks.

Sunday October 27th, after fellowship (about 1:45 p.m.), there will be a demonstration on how to use our new defibrillator. All are welcome to come and learn about this.

To welcome children to our regular Sunday family worship we are providing children’s pew bags containing stories and activities to enjoy during the regular service time. These are available in the foyer for children and/or parents to choose from. Each bag also includes a gift book for you to take home. Please return your bag to the basket as you leave. Your presence is a blessing to us.

Stewardship and Mission Offering: The extra monthly Mission for October is H.A.V.E. (Help a Village Effort). 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:

  • Wednesday Morning Bible Study in the library 10 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Friday Women to Women Bible Study 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.

Library: The library is open during office hours except when being used for meetings. The librarian is available Fridays 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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