Announcements – June 5, 2022 – Pentecost Sunday

Upcoming Events and Notices

Haliburton United Church Financials Update. As the pandemic continues and prices rise, the changes are having a greater impact on HUC income. While the opening balance on January 1 was $15,695.25, the closing balance on April 30 was $2,335.56. HUC monthly operating expenses are currently averaging just over $12,000, having increased along with inflation and costs for items such as fuel. Please prayerfully consider whether you may be able to help. For more information visit the Giving page on the HUC website or contact the office at 705-457-1891.

Today: Communion Service – Pentecost Sunday. Those attending online are invited to join us by having bread and juice or wine on hand.

Until June 19: Formula for Success baby bottle campaign to raise funds for the Pregnancy Care & Family Support Centre. This year’s goal is 35% of the charity’s annual budget. Bottles for donations are available from the church or you can donate by cheque or online. Return your bottle to the church before Father’s Day or when it is full. Tax receipts are issued. For details visit haliburtonpregnancycentre.ca.

August 15 to 19: Monarch Bible Camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily at Haliburton United Church. Registration is now open. For details call 705-887-3625 or visit monarchbiblecamp.com.

Current Events and Notices

Volunteer drivers are needed for the Wheels of Hope program for cancer patients travelling to and from treatments. Contact the Canadian Cancer Society at cancervolunteer.ca or 1-888-939-3333.

Sundays: Service in church and online via livestream on YouTube at 11:15 a.m.

Monthly mission: Our mission for June is Places for People. For details and to learn how to donate, visit the Monthly Missions page.

Tuesdays from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.: Minds in Motion, 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.

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. New participants are welcome, whether on or off web camera or by phone, even just to listen in. For more information email Lisa.

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.

Mission & Service stories show how your contributions to the M&S program of the United Church of Canada 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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