Author Archives: Haliburton United Church

Advent = Hope

But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah,out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel,whose origins are from of old, from ancient times. Micah 5:2 (NIV) I haven’t written in a while. I have been on a painting spree. For each day of November, I […]

Announcements – November 27, 2022

Upcoming Events and Notices TODAY: Advent Sunday Communion Service. Those watching online are invited to join in by having bread and juice or wine on hand.  Saturday, December 24: Christmas Eve Service at 7:00 p.m., online only. Access will open at 6:45 p.m. to give viewers time to tune in. To watch, go to our […]

Announcements – November 20, 2022

Upcoming Events and Notices Friday, November 25: Haliburton Village Santa Claus Parade at 6:30 p.m. We’re participating again this year – come on out and watch the fun! For parade details click HERE. Sunday, November 27: Advent Sunday Communion Service. Those watching online are invited to join in by having bread and juice or wine […]

Advent 2022 – Harry’s Letter

“If we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.” Ro. 8:25 Dear Friends, I’m quite sure that we all need something to look forward to. It could be as simple as a good meal, a hockey game or chatting with a friend. It might be more significant, as in […]

Announcements – November 13, 2022

Current Events and Notices Until Nov. 18: Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes. Each year OCC partners with the local church worldwide to collect shoebox gifts filled with toys, school supplies, and hygiene items for needy children around the world. For details on how to participate, visit the shoeboxes page on the church website. Packed boxes are […]

Announcements – November 6, 2022

Current Events and Notices Nov. 9 & 23, Dec. 7: Women to Women Bible Study resumes, now held two times per month on Wednesdays 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 […]

Gifts and Giving Tuesday / More

Mission & Service Stories Giving Tuesday–Helping After the Headlines Fade After the headlines fade, there’s still work to be done to help communities rebuild and recover. That’s why this Giving Tuesday—November 29—your gifts will support the United Church’s vital emergency response long- and short-term work, providing critical support like food, water, shelter, counselling and rebuilding […]

Announcements – October 30, 2022

Current Events and Notices Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes: Each year OCC partners with the local church worldwide to collect shoebox gifts filled with toys, school supplies, and hygiene items for needy children around the world. Since 1993, more than 198 million children in more than 170 countries and territories have received an Operation Christmas Child […]

Warning: Watch for Spam Email

A spam email is circulating using an email address that references Haliburton United Church: minister.haliburtonuc@gmail.com. It includes Rev. Harry’s photo, taken from the website. The current subject line is “Task(Urgent)”. If you receive an email from this address, do not reply to it. Instead, report it as spam/junk/phishing to your email service provider. If you […]

Announcements – October 23, 2022

Current Events and Notices Mission & Service 2021: The United Church of Canada has published a brochure about Mission & Service funds raised in 2021 and how they were used. For details, visit the Mission & Service page. Monthly mission: Our mission for October is Mercy Ships. For details and to learn how to donate, […]