Summertime Pursuits

Many of us heave a sigh of contentment as summertime arrives. Longer days and evenings free of the usual routine of school and meetings mean time to pursue more leisure activities with our friends and families.  Time to putter in the garden or garage. Time to hit the beach or go camping. Time to sit…

Nearing the Goal

  As we near the mid-point of June, we are conscious of the approaching expiry deadline for the quotation received to pave a portion of our church parking lot. If you aren’t familiar with the project you can read about it in this earlier post.  . The section to be paved is about one-third of…

A New Season

After an unusually chilly February, Spring has arrived with warmth and sunshine. It is a welcome time of new growth and fresh activity, both at home and in our church. The season of Lent is underway, commencing with the Ash Wednesday Service on March 6. As we approach Easter, take note of the following: April…

Our Parking Lot Project

At our AGM a project to repave a section of the church parking lot was approved. The 2019 project will involve 726 square metres, about one-third of the total area. The estimated cost is $25,400, thus the cost per square metre will be about $35. As this is not a budgeted project we are looking…

Our ‘Advent Challenge’

  On the first Sunday of Advent a tree appeared in the narthex, decorated with tiny gold boxes labelled ‘HOPE‘ and featuring a somewhat different tree topper: “PWS&D” — the logo of Presbyterian World Service and Development, which is the relief agency of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. The tree represents the Presbyterian Church in…

Advent and Christmas Services

  ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS SERVICES Dec. 2     10:00 am – Advent I: Worship / Communion Dec. 9     10:00 am – Advent II: Worship Service Dec. 16   10:00 am – Advent III: Worship / Choral Pageant Dec. 20     7:30 pm – Longest Night Service Dec. 23   10:00 am…

Celebrating All the Saints

“Who we are as a church today is a direct result of the journey of faith begun by those who travelled before us.” Sunday, November 4, 2018 was All Saints Day — the perfect time to celebrate a series of special anniversaries at H.P.C. In researching our congregation’s history a few years ago, we discovered…

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…