Author Archives: Haliburton United Church

Advent 2020

Dear Friends, It’s not a stretch to say these are times of uncertainty. As I write this, on the day after the American election, we don’t yet know who the president will be. We don’t know when Covid restrictions will be lifted. We don’t know if we’ll be with our family at Christmas. In the […]

World-wide Communion / Return to Church – Harry’s Letters

World-wide Communion 2020 “Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Dear Friends, It has been a weird year, to put it mildly.  We have been holed up in our homes, required to wear masks when we go out and […]

Announcements – August 16

Pastoral Charge Summer Communion Service on Sunday, August 30 – Join us for a virtual Communion service during the 10:30 a.m. live stream service by having bread and juice (or wine) at hand. Rev. Harry will read the ‘words of institution’ and we can partake together. Those unable to tune in are encouraged to read […]

Announcements – Sunday, July 12

Pastoral Charge Ways to give – to donate to any of our churches, write a cheque to that church and mail it to: Haliburton Pastoral Charge PO Box 281 Haliburton, ON K0M 1S0 Please ensure you have used the correct PO box number. Haliburton UC can also accept electronic funds transfers. For more giving details, […]

Announcements for Sunday, June 7

Ways to give – to donate to Haliburton UC, you can write a cheque and mail it to: Haliburton United Church PO Box 281 Haliburton, ON K0M 1S0 Haliburton UC can also accept electronic funds transfers. For more giving details, go to the Ways to Give page at haliburtonuc.com Monthly missions support at Haliburton UC […]

Pentecost 2020 – Harry’s Letter

“For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.”  2 Timothy 1:7 NIV Dear Friends, When you read the New Testament there is a remarkable shift between the gospels and the following book. The gospels are all about the words and deeds of Jesus. The next […]

Manse Month

May is Manse Month. The manse is the responsibility of all three churches in the Haliburton Pastoral Charge. Each year in May the Manse Committee asks the churches to donate money for the upkeep of the manse. This year all the shutters on the house need to be replaced. If you are able, during these […]

Monthly missions support put on hold

Please be advised that the Stewardship and Mission Committee has officially put a hold on supporting selected missions until June 1. The missions support for April and May (Sleeping Children Around The World and Hellenic Ministries) will be deferred to June and July respectively. In the meantime, anyone who still wishes to make a donation […]

Cross Installation at HUC

Those travelling near Haliburton United Church will notice a difference now, especially at night. HUC’s new lighted cross was installed on Tuesday, April 7. The new cross shines brightly even before nightfall, serving as a beacon of hope for the community. Thanks go to the Board of Stewards for overseeing the project, and for managing […]

Easter Services Update – Harry’s Letter

Hi Everyone, I started by using the webcam on a laptop but have graduated to a video camera.  By last Sunday we’d added kids’ pictures and hymns with words for singing along. This Friday is Good Friday and at 10:30 we will be streaming a service which Melissa Stephens has put together. This will include […]