Candles - June 14th vigil

 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

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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]

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Interested in Ministry?  Click here for information!

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What’s New on the Site:

 30th Anniversary of The Apology

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As we prepare to mark the 30th Anniversary of our church’s Apology to First Nations Peoples, you will find below a link to the words of the 1986 Apology, spoken by Moderator Bob Smith, along with the responses offered on behalf of the Indigenous United Church community, by elders Edith Memnook and Gladys Taylor. Please consider using them in worship in advance of the special August 20th event at the Cairn.

Words of the Apology

To register for the August 20th, 2016 30th Anniversary of The Apology Event, please click here.

Click here to view the poster for the event.

For more information about the event, please visit The United Church of Canada’s website.

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Click here to view our upcoming workshops and retreats.

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Watching a video or DVD at your church?  You need a license!

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Click here for information about the DVD/Video License offered through Manitou Conference?

 

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Update on the Fire!

We are back home!  The Conference Office is now housed in the balcony inside the Omond Memorial United Church, which we affectionately call “The Loft”.  Click here to see how the Conference Office looks now… 

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Right Relations Home Group (RRHG)

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To learn more about the Right Relations, the Manitou Collection and more, click here to get to the RRHG page. Below, you will find 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, reflection that we hope will find a forum somewhere in your congregational life.

M4RR #9 – 2015

M4RR #10 – 2015

M4RR #11 – 2015

M4RR #12 – 2016

M4RR #13 – 2016

Manitou Conference Handbook

Now available online, view the Manitou Conference Handbook for 2015 in PDF format.  Click here for The United Church of Canada’s Conference Committees guidelines (August 2013).

Letters from the General Secretary

The General Secretary of the United Church of Canada, Nora Sanders, sends out letters to the UCC.

September 25, 2015

October 8, 2015

October 16, 2015

November 30, 2015

January 9, 2016

March 4, 2016

Apr 14, 2016

June 10, 2016

Moderator’s Corner

November 2015 – Act of Terror

November 4th, 2015 – Moderator Welcomes Trudeau

January 12, 2016 – Fossil Fuels and Living into Apology

June 15, 2015 – Orlando Nightclub Shooting

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.

2015/2016 Prayer List

Manitou Conference Prayer List 2015-2016

Calendar of Events

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