What is Hamilton Conference?

Hamilton Conference is one of 13 Conferences of the United Church of Canada. It includes 53,000 church members in 216 pastoral charges.

Hamilton Conference provides leadership and support to six Presbyteries (Bruce, Erie, Halton, Hamilton, Niagara and Waterloo) to enable a variety of ministries in the Presbyteries and congregations and to do the work of General Council in the area bounded by Mississauga and Kitchener-Waterloo and Tobermory and Niagara.

Map of Hamilton Conference
Map of Hamilton Conference

Our Mission Statement

The purpose of The Hamilton Conference of the United Church of Canada is to be responsible for providing leadership and resources in order that the life and work of Jesus Christ may be known in the Church and in the world.

The 2003 annual Meeting of Hamilton Conference established the following four priorities for the mission and ministry of Hamilton Conference:

  • Healthy Congregations and Presbyteries
  •  Effective Leadership
  •  Faithful Public Witness
  •  Strengthening Partnerships

Who We Are:  A slide presentation on United Church theology, culture and traditions from the desk of Lorna MacQueen, former Conference Minister – Faith Formation for Discipleship.