Upcoming Events and Notices
Friday, April 7: Good Friday Cantata – “The Offer Still Stands”. The two performances are at 9:30 a.m. at Highland Hills United Church in Minden and 11:15 a.m. at Haliburton UC and online. Presented by members of the HHUC and HUC choirs under the direction of Melissa Stephens.
Sunday, April 9: Easter Sunday Communion Service at 11:15 a.m. in the church and online. Those participating online are invited to join in Communion by having bread and juice or wine on hand.
Until April 10: Third Annual Stations of the Cross Tour. A drive-by tour of our beautiful region and art installations representing the Stations of the Cross, providing an opportunity to reflect and prepare our hearts for Lent and Easter. One of our own, Janis Cox, has an art installation on the tour (Eagle Lake location). To learn about this year’s stations and to download related scriptures and the map, go to the Lakeside Church website by clicking here.
Haliburton United Church Treasurer Needed. Have a computer? Love numbers? Want to work from home on your own schedule 3-4 hours per week? Know someone who does? The Haliburton UC treasurer position may be the answer. The current treasurer is retiring after many years of service and will be happy to train the new person. Software and compensation will also be provided. For more information, contact the church office at 705-457-1891.
Current Events and Notices
Monthly mission: Our mission for April is Hope and Healing International (formerly Christian Blind Mission).. For details and to learn how to donate, visit the Monthly Missions page on the HUC website.
Sundays: Service in church and online via livestream on YouTube at 11:15 a.m.
Ecumenical Bible Study: The group meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. via Zoom, facilitated by Jean Schlicklin Tyler. This new year in the ordinary time brings the Gospel of Mark for the Sunday readings. The Ignatius 5 step discernment process will be used as a method of prayer for the study. Contact Jean for the Zoom link by email or at 705-457-2214.
Women to Women Bible Study: This study is held on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Zoom. Participants study the Word using a simple study method, pray and share their lives and concerns. New participants are welcome, whether on or off web camera or by phone, even just to listen in. For more information email Lisa.
Minds in Motion: Tuesdays from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Haliburton UC from March 7 to April 25 . 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.
Sunday School: A selection of lessons and interactive materials is posted on the Sunday School web page for downloading for use at home to encourage kids in their faith. Classes are on hiatus.
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
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.