Nearing the Goal

JUNE 30 UPDATE: Our goal has been reached! Thank you! // 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. …

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…