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We believe that God’s radical hospitality calls Manitou Conference to:

  • Journey into new ways of being church and,
  • Understand and engage with the struggle for dignity and economic justice for our neighbours and God’s Creation

If you have an article, picture or event that you would like posted on the Manitou Conference website, please contact Susan Whitehead, Office Coordinator at (705) 474-3350 or by email at: [email protected]

Interested in Ministry?  Click here for information!

What’s New on the Site:

MILC Online Book Study

In response to the publication of the report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, the Manitou Intentional Learning Community (MILC) invites you to engage your hearts and minds with the issues around residential schools by sharing your reflections on reading Richard Wagamese’s novel, Indian HorseClick here for more information.

Ministry Personnel Retreat

Are you Ministry Personnel and looking for a retreat?  Click here for more information.

Licensed Lay Worship Leader Training Course 2015-2017

Manitou Conference is offering another LLWL course starting this September 2015.  This course prepares people to lead occasional services in their home congregation, and if licensed, throughout their Presbytery.  Click here for more information!

Manitou Women’s Event

This year’s Manitou Women’s Retreat is entitled, “Amplify: Turn up the Volume, Give Power to Who You were Born to Be.” Click here for more details and registration information.

 Discernment Workshop

Come explore your call and the work of ministry at this day away to discern God’s call for your life and vocation.  Learn about ministry in The United Church of Canada.  Click here for more information and to register.

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Camp Lorrain Donations:

If you would like to make an online donation to Camp Lorrain, please click the Pay Pal Donate button below.  THANK YOU!!!


Check out the What We Do  tab to see new updates from KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice InitiativesRight Relations Home Group activities and Care for Creation resources from Jim and Donna  Sinclair.


Look at our new Crest!  Click here to learn about its history.
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Right Relations Home Group (RRHG)

To learn more about the the Right Relatons Home Group, the Manitou Art Collection and more, click here or go to the “What We Do” drop-down menu to the RRHG page. Below, you will find the first in a series of communiques prepared by our Manitou Right Relations Home Group.  With the endorsement of Conference Executive, the intention is to offer a brief, monthly reflection that we hope will find a forum somewhere in your congregational life. M4RR #9 – 2015

Manitou Conference Handbook

Now available online, view the Manitou Conference 2014 Handbook in PDF format.

Weekly Letter from the General Secretary

The General Secretary of the United Church of Canada, Nora Sanders, sends out  a weekly letter to the UCC.
Week of Apr. 4, 2014
Week of Apr. 17, 2014
Week of May 2, 2014
Week of June 6, 2014
Week of June 20, 2014
Week of July 29, 2014
Week of Feb. 27, 2015
Week of Mar. 10, 2015
Week of Mar. 20, 2015

Engaging the priorities

Two resources to engage the Conference priorities in worship:
Presentation: Where Is God Calling Manitou?
Map of Manitou Conference

Pastoral Charge Vacancies

Click here for Vacancies around Manitou Conference.

2014/2015 Prayer List

Manitou Conference Prayer List 2014-2015

Calendar of Events

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