We believe that God’s radical hospitality calls Manitou Conference to:
- Journey into new ways of being church
- Understand and engage with our neighbours’ struggle for dignity and economic justice
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What’s New on the Site:
MANITOU CONFERENCE PRESENTS:
The 2013 General Meeting – “Midwives of the New Church”
Are you ministry personnel or a lay member of presbytery for your church? Then you need to register for the Manitou Conference 2013 General Meeting. The GM is being hosted by Sudbury Presbytery in lovely Mindemoya, ON (on Manitoulin Island) from Friday May 31st – Sunday June 2nd, 2013.
**NOTE: There has been a change in venue: the GM will be held at the Mindemoya Community Centre and the Celebration of Ministry Service (Ordinations) on Sunday will be held at Mindemoya United Church. Please click here for directions to both.**
Click HERE to view the GM theme introduction lettter from the President of Manitou Conference Executive, Rev. Dr. Ted Harrison.
Here is the third Draft Agenda for the GM in Mindemoya to give you an idea of the timings.
There are many types of accommodations available in Mindemoya; please click here to view the list.
CHILDREN AT CONFERENCE: Click here for the registration form for kids coming to the GM.
MYF – 2013 GM
Hey Manitou Youth! Come on out to the Manitou Conference 2013 General Meeting and MYF Event. Check out the poster!
There are three things you need to come:
- A registration form: click here to register online if you are going to the MYF 2013 GM this year!
- A Parent Signature Page: click here to download the Parent and Participant Signature Page (you need this to attend).
- A Code of Conduct form: click here to download (NOTE: not available yet…stay tuned…)
- IF YOU ARE A LEADER: you need a Leader’s Code of Conduct form – click here to download (NOTE: not available yet…stay tuned…)
If you need to print a copy of the registration form, click here.
Registration forms for Camp Lorrain are now available. Interested in registering and paying online? No problem…go to www.camplorrain.com and check out the new website!
There is a Camp Lorrain Open House on July 6, 2013. Click here to check out the event!
If you would like to make an online donation to Camp Lorrain, please click the Pay Pal Donate button below. THANK YOU!!!
MANITOU’S WOMEN’S EVENT
“Women and Wisdom: The Possibilities are Endless” with Cindy Desilets
Please click here to be sent to the Workshops/Retreats page for more information.
Looking for the latest update for Here’s Something We Can Do? Click here!
Diakonia of the United Church of Canada is having it’s National Gathering in 2013 entitled, Diaconal Ministry: The Lens of Hope. Click here for more details.
Check out the What We Do tab to see new updates from KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives, Right 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.
General Secretary’s Weekly Newletter
Your General Secretary, Nora Sanders, sends out a weekly newsletter for you to read.
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.
Manitou Conference Handbook
Now available online, view the2012 Manitou Conference Handbook in PDF format.
Engaging the priorities
Two resources to engage the Conference priorities in worship from President Ted:
A monthly devotional resource focussing on the priorities. The November 2012 devotional is now posted:
Pastoral Charge Vacancies
Click here for Vacancies around Manitou Conference.
2012/2013 Prayer List