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]

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What’s New on the Site:

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Manitou Conference’s LAST General Meeting is Here!

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Erik Mathiesen Joins North Bay Presbytery

Erik Mathiesen, the Executive Officer of Finance at the General Council Office, joined North Bay Presbytery at their April 21st, 2018 court meeting to present “Finance/Treasurer/Trustee Workshop:  When to Pay Special Attention”.  In this presentation, Erik covered many topics including:  basic treasurer responsibilities, CRA information, Bill 148, and more.

Click here to download the full Adobe Connect meeting.

Click the attachments from the webinar below to download:

  1. The slides from Erik’s presentation;
  2. A Connex newsletter with important financial information about contract/part-time employees;
  3. Erik’s follow-up answers to questions posed in the webinar.

Please forward to anyone at your congregation who would benefit from this.


Ministry of Supervision Refresher Course

Click here for more information about the Ministry of Supervision Refresher course being offered in-person in Manitou Conference.

 North Bay Presbyery LLWL – Police Record Check

Are you an LLWL from North Bay Presbytery?  Then you need to fill out your Annual Declaration for the Police Record Check.  Click here to do this online!

“Truly and Humbly:  Memories of the First Apology”

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Manitou Is Now An Affirming Conference!

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 Click here to view our upcoming workshops and retreats.

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

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 Manitou Conference Handbook

Now available online, view the Manitou Conference Handbook for 2017-2018 in PDF format.  Click here for The United Church of Canada’s Conference Committees and Presbytery 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.

January 5, 2018

January 25, 2018

February 9, 2018

March 16, 2018

April 9, 2018 – Humbodlt Broncos Tragedy

May 4, 2018

Moderator’s Corner

October 11, 2017 – Open Letter to All MP’s

November 24, 2017 – Moderator’s Advent Message

January 29, 2018 – Moderator on Iridesce

February 5, 2018 – Moderator’s Lenten Message

February 15, 2018 – Moderator Addresses Racism, Privilege after Stanley Verdict

March 21, 2018 – Moderator’s Easter Message

Map of Manitou Conference

Map of Manitou Conference

2017/2018 Prayer List

Manitou Conference Prayer List 2017-2018

Calendar of Events

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