Haliburton UC is open for Sunday services at 11:15 a.m. Online services continue at 11:15 a.m.; online access opens 15 minutes early. Visit the HUC website Watch Online page for details, or go to the channel directly through YouTube or by clicking the “Online Services” button on the Home page.
Events and Notices
Sunday, November 7: “Fall Back” Time Change. Daylight Savings Time ends at 2 a.m.; time to turn clocks back by 1 hour on Saturday night.
Sunday, November 14: Operation Christmas Child – final day to bring packed shoeboxes to Haliburton UC. The OCC shoeboxes used for packing are available from the church, Master’s, Glecoffs’ and Needful Things. Please include $10 for shipping with each packed shoebox. You can also ‘pack’ a shoebox online at samaritanspurse.ca ($40), or donate funds online or by contacting Janice Benoit or Lynne Bertrand. For details call 705-457-1891. You can learn more about this ministry by watching the one-minute Operation Christmas Child video on YouTube.
Tuesdays from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.: Minds in Motion at Haliburton UC. This Alzheimer Society program is designed for those with any form of memory loss and their care partners to enjoy guided physical activity and mental stimulation and to create new friendships. All are welcome. The eight-week program is $30 per couple. For details and to register call Jennifer at 705-748-5131 or email Jennifer.
Wednesdays from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.: Women to Women Bible Study. Based through Haliburton UC, participants share their lives and concerns, pray together and study the Word using a simple study method. Currently meetings are held via Zoom. There’s no need to be on screen or to participate in discussions, and there is no homework. New participants are welcome. For more information email Lisa.
Wednesdays from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.: Scripture Study. This independent study group meets using the Haliburton UC Zoom feed. Participants pray with the reading for the day. There is no homework or preparation of the Sunday lectionary reading. It is an opportunity to dig deeper into the Bible, learning and sharing tools of Scripture study. Participants can attend as often as they like. To receive the meeting link, please email Jean Schicklin Tyler.
Haliburton UC’s monthly mission for November is Mercy Ships. If you’d like to donate to this mission, please do so by cheque or electronic funds transfer (EFT) to the church with Monthly Mission marked on your offering envelope or in the EFT “Message” box. Your support will be forwarded to the mission. To learn more, visit the Giving page.
Support for online music lessons by Youth Unlimited: YU helps youths learn to play a new instrument and learn the message of Jesus. Each youth involved is currently paying half of the $300 cost for 10 lessons. Please consider donating $150 or providing a bursary of the full cost for a youth who does not have the means. Be sure to indicate “Music Lesson Support” for your donation. For more information and to donate go to youthunlimitedkaw.com or call Ian McIntosh at 905-429-8389.
Virtual Sunday School is on hiatus. Previous lesson materials and the Sunday School songs are posted on the Services page for downloading/singalongs.
Devotions: Go to haliburtonuc.com/devotions or subscribe to our posts to read notes of encouragement for a strong foundation. To subscribe to receive devotions, announcements and other communications by email, look for the “Follow us …” button in the right-hand column of the website page.
Your Generosity Matters, a feature of the Mission & Service program of the United Church of Canada, shows how your contributions to the M&S fund are making a difference. You can view these stories by subscribing to our posts or visiting the Mission & Service page. To subscribe to receive these stories, our announcements and other communications by email, look for the “Follow Us …” button in the right-hand column of the page at haliburtonuc.com.
Ways to give: To provide an offering or a donation to a mission or special project, you can write a cheque and mail it to:
Haliburton United Church
Haliburton, ON K0M 1S0
Please ensure you have used the correct PO box number. Haliburton UC also supports electronic funds transfers and PAR (pre-authorized remittance). For more details, go to the Giving page.
HUC website: You can stay up to date on HUC happenings at haliburtonuc.com.
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