Author Archives: Haliburton United Church

Minutes for Mission: Aria

We all know what it’s like to need a fresh start. But some of us have more support systems and opportunities in place to help us get the new beginning we need. Aria was in the third year of getting a law degree when she discovered she was pregnant. Without close family to lean on […]

Announcements – February 21, 2021

Haliburton United Church remains closed for now following the provincial shutdown. Online services on Sundays will be held at 10:30 a.m. for the duration of the church closure. The services are recorded for later viewing. To learn how to watch online, visit the Watch Online page. Today at 10:30 a.m.: First Sunday of Lent Communion […]

Announcements – February 14, 2021

Haliburton United Church remains closed for now following the provincial shutdown. Online services on Sundays will be held at 10:30 a.m. for the duration of the church closure. The services are recorded for later viewing. To learn how to watch online, visit the Watch Online page. Tuesday, February 16 at 2:00 p.m: Haliburton Pastoral Charge […]

Does God Take Sides?

“Now they are Your servants and Your people whom You have redeemed by Your great power and by Your strong hand.“ Nehemiah 1:10 Let me begin with a Bible quiz. We know that God is Spirit as affirmed in the Gospel of John [4:24] … that is, He does not look like a created human […]

Lent 2021 – Harry’s Letter

Dear Friends, It is said that Canadians are, of all people, the most fascinated by the weather. This is why I know you are (or were) attuned to just how cold it is. I hear that the next 3 days will be the coldest of the year and the whole country will be below freezing. […]

Announcements – February 7, 2021

Haliburton United Church is closed until at least February 11 in accordance with provincial requirements regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Online services on Sundays will be held at 10:30 a.m. for the duration of the church closure. The services are recorded for later viewing. To learn how to watch online, visit the Watch Online page. Tuesday, […]

Announcements – January 31, 2021

Haliburton United Church is closed until at least February 11 in accordance with provincial requirements regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Online services on Sundays will be held at 10:30 a.m. for the duration of the church closure. The services are recorded for later viewing. To learn how to watch online, visit the Watch Online page. Sunday, […]

Announcements – January 24, 2021

Haliburton United Church is closed until at least February 11 in accordance with provincial requirements regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Online services on Sundays will be held at 10:30 a.m. for the duration of the church closure. The services are recorded for later viewing. To learn how to watch online, visit the Watch Online page. January […]

Year-end 2020 – Harry’s Letter

January 2021 Dear Friends, They say that hindsight is 20/20 and there is wisdom in the saying. Many are glad to see the year 2020 as ‘hindsight’ and that is understandable. It was strange and difficult. The big thing was, of course, the Covid-19 pandemic and its consequences – massive shutdowns, social distancing, business and […]

Hope

“… but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” Isaiah 40:31 In thinking about the focus for the devotion, the thoughts kept coming to  me about the major challenges of the […]