Announcements – March 27, 2022

Upcoming Events and Notices

March 31 to April 18: 2nd Annual Haliburton County Stations of the Cross Tour. It is the hope of the local churches that individuals and families could enjoy a drive-by tour of our beautiful region, while taking time to reflect and prepare our hearts for this season of Lent and Easter, by celebrating the sacrificial love of Jesus’ life, death and resurrection with a “Stations of the Cross Tour” featuring local art. For details, visit the Lakeside Church website at mylakeside.ca/sochaliburton.

Tuesday, April 5: Minds in Motion starts a new season, running Tuesdays from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Haliburton UC. An Alzheimer’s Society program designed to provide physical activity and mental and social stimulation. $30/couple for 8 weeks. Call Jennifer at 705-748-5131 x225.

Friday, April 15: Good Friday Cantata “The Rose of Calvary” live at 9:30 a.m. at Highland Hills United Church in Minden and online at 11:15 a.m. (no services at Haliburton Pastoral Charge churches). Presented by members of the HHUC and Haliburton UC choirs under the direction of Melissa Stephens.

Sunday, April 17: Easter Sunday Communion service in church and online. Viewers are invited to join us by having bread and juice or wine on hand.

Tuesday, April 19: Haliburton Pastoral Charge Official Board Meeting at 2 p.m. The meeting will be held in person at Haliburton United Church and via Zoom by video and phone. Details will be emailed. For more information call the office at 705-457-1891.

Current Events and Notices

Sundays: Service in church and streamed online at 11:15 a.m.

Monthly mission: Our mission for March is Hellenic Ministries. 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. Please contact Jean Schlicklin Tyler 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 study the Word using a simple study method, currently on Zoom. There’s no need to be on screen or to participate in discussions, and there is no homework. 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: To read notes of encouragement for a strong foundation view them via our posts or go to haliburtonuc.com/devotions.

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 via our posts or by visiting the Mission & Service page.

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.

HUC also supports EFTs (electronic funds transfers) and PAR (pre-authorized remittance). For more details, go to the Giving page. Thank you!

Haliburton United Church website: Learn more about HUC by visiting haliburtonuc.com.

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