Announcements – January 16, 2022

Upcoming Events and Notices

Sundays: Haliburton UC is closed due to COVID-19 pandemic concerns. 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.

Sunday, January 30: Haliburton UC Annual General Meeting beginning after the service. The meeting will be held via Zoom (video or phone). The Zoom info will be emailed. Chat over lunch via Zoom between the service and the meeting. For more information call the office at 705-457-1891.

Lenten Season: 2nd Annual Haliburton County Stations of the Cross Tour. Dates TBA. Artwork and volunteers are needed to support this driving tour of Easter-related art installations. For details call Harry at the office at 705-457-1891.

Current Events and Notices

January mission: Yonge Street Mission. For details about this organization or to learn how to donate, visit the Monthly Missions page.

Tuesdays from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.: Online Scripture Study. This ecumenical study group meets using the Haliburton UC Zoom feed. The study uses a simple format of praying, reading the Sunday Gospel from the lectionary, listening for a word or phrase, sharing thoughts with the group and then acting on the reflection through the week. There is no homework nor study preparation. Please contact Jean Schlicklin Tyler by phone at 705-457-2214 or email Jean for the meeting link.

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.

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.

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
Box 281
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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