Inukshuk @ Worshiplude 2016

 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:

 NPG 2016 is HERE!!

Logo NPG 2016

Mark you calendar for June 3-5, 2016… Neighbours Praising God 2016 has finally arrived!  The theme this year is “Go Make a Difference.”  NPG is an event that happens every-other year and is open to all congregations in Manitou Conference.  It is an opportunity for the Manitou “family” to get together for education and fellowship in a different Presbytery each year it is held.  This year, Sudbury Presbytery is hosting the event.  

Click here for the poster .  To register online, click here.

Click here to view the agenda for NPG 2016..

If you would like to print your registration form and mail it in with a payment, please send it to:

Manitou Conference

19 McKenzie Avenue

North Bay, ON  P1B 7E3

Click here to print your registration form.

Accommodations List – NPG 2016

Directions to NPG 2016


 MYF 2016 is HERE!!

Click here to view information and to register!



Click here to view our upcoming workshops and retreats.



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

ACF       Criterion

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



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… 


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.

Right Relations Home Group (RRHG)


To learn more about the the Right Relations Home Group, the Manitou Art 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

Moderator’s Corner

November 2015 – Act of Terror

November 4th, 2015 – Moderator Welcomes Trudeau

January 12, 2016 – Fossil Fuels and Living into Apology

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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