Homecoming Sunday

Dear church family and friends, new and old, We’d like to welcome everyone back after the summer and hope that our extended Haney Presbyterian Church family will join us for a Homecoming Sunday on September 16. We’ll worship together at 10 a.m. and then go straight to Joan and Jim Kerr’s home for coffee and…

Farewell and God Bless

On Sunday, July 15th we said, “Farewell and God Bless” to four very special long-time members of our congregation — Greg and Cherilynn Toll, and Cherilynn’s parents, Dorne and Lorraine Cornish. All four are elders of our church, all four have been integrally involved in every aspect of our congregation’s life, in worship leadership, the…

Induction of Rev. Paddy Eastwood

The Rev. Paddy Eastwood was inducted as lead minister of Haney Presbyterian Church in a special afternoon service conducted by the Presbytery of Westminster on May 27, 2018. The various parts of the Induction Service are linked together in a video which can be found HERE. The sermon, “Investing in Hope”, preached by the Rev. Victor Kim, is posted separately…

The Final Steps…

PASTORAL CALL TO THE REV. PADDY EASTWOOD Everyone’s asking, “When will the Reverend Paddy Eastwood begin her ministry as full time Lead Minister? She’s already a minister in our congregation, so does she just switch roles and carry on?” The quick answers are soon and no, but that requires an explanation, so here are the final steps: At…

Study Groups for You

We currently have four study opportunities running at HPC. One is a Bible Study, one is a ‘Stewards by Design’ class, the third is called Theology Café and the fourth is a Book Club. The Wednesday Afternoon Bible Study gathers each week at 1:00 p.m. to focus on learning what God wants us to be and do in our world, but…

Vacancy News from the Session

At the conclusion of Easter Sunday’s worship service, Haney’s Clerk of Session Gordon Shields read a letter from our Interim Moderator Reverend Bernie Skelding. Following is an excerpt:           “The Congregational Profile (approved by Session), along with a summary of the congregation’s finances, were forwarded to the Ministry Committee of Presbytery…

Lent & Easter 2018

Celebrating Lent and Easter 2018 at Haney Presbyterian Church Lent is one of the most special seasons of the church year.  We have anticipated and celebrated the birth of Jesus in Advent and Christmas and declared God’s love for the whole world in Epiphany.  Now during Lent we will journey through Jesus’ adult life as…

From the Desk of the Interim Moderator…

A letter from our Interim Moderator, the Reverend Bernie Skelding, was included in the church bulletin for February 4th.  Copies of the entire letter are available in the Narthex (or, in lieu of any remaining there, check in the church office). Following are excerpts pertaining to the status of our Search process:   As I’m…

When the Decorations Come Down…

December 3rd marked the start of Advent 2017 — those four weeks of anticipation and preparation that we repeat every year while we await the birthday of the baby Jesus. In our church we decorate the sanctuary with reminders of the season. In addition to the Advent wreath and its candles, there is a Christmas tree, potted poinsettias, a…

What’s the Scoop on the Search Committee?

As the months pass, our congregation may wonder what progress is being made in the process to find a new full time pastor. The November newsletter contains a letter from our Interim-Moderator Rev. Bernie Skelding and a further letter from him was included as an insert in the worship bulletin for Sunday, November 19th. Session recently…